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Quakes hit Manipur, Sikkim; no damage reported

Quakes hit Manipur, Sikkim; no damage reported

🕔07:21, 26.Oct 2020

Imphal/Gangtok, Oct 26  Moderate earthquakes measuring 3.2 and 3.6 on the Richter scales hit Manipur and Sikkim respectively on Sunday, officials said. According to the Disaster Management officials of the two northeastern states, no report of loss of life or

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Centre releases 3rd instalment of Rs 6K cr grant to states

Centre releases 3rd instalment of Rs 6K cr grant to states

🕔17:42, 10.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 10  In an attempt to assist state governments to effectively address situation arising out of Covid-19, the Central Government on Wednesday released the third instalment of states’ share of revenue deficit grant amounting to over Rs 6,000

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Sikkim to get ‘100 pc organic state’ UN award in Rome

Sikkim to get ‘100 pc organic state’ UN award in Rome

🕔10:14, 15.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 15  The “100 per cent organic state” Sikkim, the first in the world, will get the “Oscar for best policies” at a UN ceremony in Rome and it bolsters efforts to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, an

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Centre, Sikkim, should grant ST status to indigenous communities

Centre, Sikkim, should grant ST status to indigenous communities

🕔09:44, 5.May 2018

Gangtok, May 5  Calling upon the Central and Sikkim governments to consider granting the ST status to all the indigenous communities of the state in alignment with a constitutional provision, a resolution has affirmed that it would ensure lasting peace

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Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

🕔11:13, 24.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 24  The central government on Monday said that five more states — Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry — will roll out intra-state e-way bills from Wednesday. According to a Ministry of Finance statement, with

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Mizoram now a power-surplus state – 3rd in northeast

Mizoram now a power-surplus state – 3rd in northeast

🕔13:08, 1.Sep 2017

Aizawl, Sep 1  Over two decades after it was conceptualised, the first unit of a 60 MW power plant in Mizoram began generating electricity this week — making it the third power-surplus state in northeastern India after Sikkim and Tripura.

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Northeast can’t be developed from Delhi: Modi

Northeast can’t be developed from Delhi: Modi

🕔10:53, 27.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India’s northeast cannot be developed from Delhi and that he was deputing central government officials to find solutions to problems being faced by the region. “Is it possible to

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