Blog Posts - North Sikkim



At Gurudongmar Lake

Somewhere between my last post on Sikkim and this one, many a thing happened. I lost a shoe in a Kudremukh monsoon trek – not to mention that I almost ‘drowned’ my phone too, found a friend in Cambodia, used a dry pit on the way to...

PHOTOS: Sikkim Rescue Operations by Indian Army

The clear skies on bright and sunny tuesday saw Army resume helicopter sorties between North Sikkim and Gangtok,Bagdogra. The Army also plans to use Pakyong Airport for bigger and heavier helicopter operations.The Indian Army has won hearts of p...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 27, 2011

FIRST VISUALS: Lachen After Earthquake

 People praying at Lachen Monastery  IGP [Law & Order] SD Negi meets Lachenpas outside the monastery at Lachen. The IGP flew into Lachen on Sunday after three frustrating days of aborted flights due to inclement weather. All Lachenpa...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 26, 2011

Helicopter sorties with relief to earthquake-affected areas due to incessant rain

Gangtok: Helicopter sorties with relief to earthquake-affected areas which resumed Sunday after a two-day gap were again suspended due to incessant rain on Monday. A senior Army official said that nine Army helicopters were engaged yesterday in the...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 26, 2011

Army wants VVIPs kept out of Sikkim till relief and rescue operations

Gangtok: The Army has given an unusual suggestion to the government for improving the relief and rescue operations in earthquake devastated regions of Sikkim - keep VVIPs off the area. A senior government source said the Army conveyed its suggestio...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 26, 2011

VIDEO: Hydro Power Project Workers Flee North Sikkim After Earthquake

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by The Sikkim Times on Sep 25, 2011

 Lachung in North Sikkim after Earthquake  GANGTOK, 25 Sept: Sub Divisional Megistrate, Chungthang, Tashi Chopel, the senior-most Sikkim State Government official at the devastatingly hit North Sikkim town, has a large beat to cover, co...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 25, 2011

MLA PS Tamang tours North Sikkim

GANGTOK, 25 Sept: A team headed by SDF’s Upper Burtuk MLA, PS Tamang, visited North District yesterday, reaching medical aid and other relief kits to the Mangan bazaar Relief Camp, Mangan Hospital, Naga Toong Relief Camp and Lingza in Dzongu, a pre...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 25, 2011

North Sikkim after earthquake photos

AFTER EARTHQUAKE PHOTOS OF NORTH SIKKIM...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 24, 2011

Relief team reaches traumatized remote Sikkim Villages

Relief team carrying relief materials crosses a landslide at Bey Village in Upper Dzongu on 22nd September 2011 Funeral of earthquake victims at Bey where seven people were killed when a landslide pulverised their homes. The funeral was organized b...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 24, 2011

No trace of 120 people at a North Sikkim village

TUNG (NORTH SIKKIM): There is still no trace of 120 residents of Bay village in North Sikkim, located between Lachung and Chungthang, after Sunday's powerful quake even as a flash flood at Lachung poses a fresh threat of landslides. "We find no tra...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 22, 2011

Anger over 'lethargic response' to India Sikkim quake

In parts of the earthquake-hit Indian state of Sikkim, conditions on the ground are little short of apocalyptic. Entire areas are cut off because of landslides - and more often than not people are without clean water, adequate food supplies, medicin...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 22, 2011

Quake Toll Rises

Seven more bodies were found in the quake rubble, taking the death toll in the calamity in Sikkim to 119 as rescuers on Wednesday struggled to reach the devastated areas where “heavy casualties” were feared. Official sources said six bodie...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 21, 2011

Pictures: Sikkim earthquake epicentre, Mangan 54 km from Gangtok

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by The Sikkim Times on Sep 20, 2011

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya North Sikkim honour its students

Gangtok: 13th June:The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Shelapthang, Phodong, NorthSikkim, Government of India has recorded first class in CBSE Board examination 2011 with standard percentage. Today the school organizeda grand felicitation programme...
by The Sikkim Times on Jun 14, 2011

Sikkim to Fine Tourists for plastic dump on Mountains

Gangtok, June 10: Tourists who leave behind empty food packets and plastic water bottles while visiting high-altitude areas of North Sikkim would be fined by the local governing body of Lachung village from now on. Members of the Lachung Dzumsa have...
by The Sikkim Times on Jun 11, 2011

World Environment Day in North Sikkim by WWF-India

GANGTOK, 03 June: WWF-India has been working towards biodiversity conservation through participation of the local communities in the state for more than ten years. One of its main focus has been the conservation of high altitude wetlands in the state...
by The Sikkim Times on Jun 3, 2011

West Bengal Tourists after state elections rush to North Sikkim

MANGAN, 26 May: There has been a considerable increase in the number of tourists arriving in North District now that the election process is over in West Bengal. 90% of the tourists who visit Sikkim come especially for the charms of Yumthang valley a...
by The Sikkim Times on May 27, 2011

Flashflood washes away equipments from Dikchu Hydro Power Site in Sikkim

DIKCHU, 02 May: Equipment worth Rs. 1.50 crore was washed away from a hydel project site on the Dikchu khola here on Sunday when the hill stream broke its banks following heavy rainfall in its catchment area on the higher reaches. Water level at Dikc...
by The Sikkim Times on May 3, 2011

Wreckage of Dhruv, bodies of 4 personnel found in North sikkim

GANGTOK: The wreckage of the Dhruv helicopter that went down in north Sikkim near the border with China on Thursday and the bodies of the four soldiers on board were found in the Shiv Mandir area on Friday. Army helicopters located the wreckage at 9.
by The Sikkim Times on Apr 23, 2011


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