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IAF rescue & relief ops in flood-ravaged Sikkim

On the request of the Sikkim government, IAF helicopter M-I17 had airlifted 5.5 tonne of essential commodities from Mangan to Sakyong

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India

Commander-level meet: India asks China to retreat

The Chinese commander responded by saying India must not construct structures near the LoAC although his country wouldn’t intervene if it did

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World

Rajnath: India in talks with China to resolve border conflict

Rajnath Singh said, The country should be assured that we will not allow India’s dignity to be hurt under any circumstances

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India

केजरीवाल सरकार के विज्ञापन में सिक्किम को भारत से अलग बताने वाला अधिकारी सस्‍पैंड

केजरीवाल ने सफाई देते हुए कहा है कि सिक्किम भारत का एक अभिन्‍न हिस्‍सा। उन्‍होंने कहा कि ऐसी गलती स्‍वीकार नहीं की जा सकती है

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India

Chinese attempt to build road overseeing Indian territory leads to skirmish

In a near-repeat of the Doklam misadventure, Chinese troops tried again to build a road to peek into India in Naku La near the ‘Chicken Neck’

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India

Tapir Gao: China creating another Doklam in Arunachal

When the BJP MP from Arunachal Pradesh raised the issue in September, Union minister and his party colleague from the same State Kiren Rijiju dismissed it

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Elections

Manipur witnesses highest voter turnout, Bihar lowest

Manipur recorded the highest polling percentage at 78% until 5 PM; first-time Indians in Bengal and violence in Andhra among other happenings

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India

Bhaichung Bhutia to contest in Assembly election on Hamro Sikkim Party ticket

Gangtok: Bhaichung Bhutia, India’s iconic former football captain, is set to try his political luck again, this time in his native state of Sikkim, as he plans to contest the assembly elections due this year. Bhutia said his Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) may contest up to 18-20 seats in the assembly polls to the 32-member House. […]

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India

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Sikkim’s Pakyong airport

Pakyong (Sikkim): Giving a big boost to regional connectivity, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Sikkim’s Pakyong airport today. The airport is situated at a height of 4,500 feet from sea level and has been constructed at a cost of more than Rs 600 crore. Sikkim’s dream of having an airport came true nine years after a foundation […]

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India

Sikkim facing huge veg shortages due to ban on non-organic products

Gangtok: Sikkim is facing huge shortages of vegetables due to ban and consumption of non-organic agricultural and horticultural items in the State from 1 April. The Sikkim government had banned sale and consumption of 27 agricultural and horticultural commodities in the State, but later relaxed supply of carrot, tomato and green chilly from outside in view […]