Environment

Trash or Treasure? NMC announces Rs 15/kg incentive for collection of plastic waste

NMC announces Rs 15/kg incentive for collection of plastic waste In a first for Sikkim, Namchi Municipal Council (NMC) announced…

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Upper Dzongu: Already remote, further marginalized with no permanent connectivity for 6 years

Beyong the tempestuous Mantam stretch of Kanaka river, lies the hidden world of Tingvom and Sakyong-Pentong GPUs in Upper Dzongu.…

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Massive Manipur landslide leaves hills in despair

SC DESK:The perpetual rainfall in the Northeast region acted as a catalyst of the massive landslide that took lives of…

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100-year-old tree cut down at old STNM Hospital: organizations express disappointment

Despite opposition from residents, a century-old heritage tree at the old STNM Hospital in Gangtok was cut down on Thursday night.…

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Encroachment of Forest reserve land in Gnathang village: SC Story

Gnathang village located at the altitude of 14000 metres under Ganthang-Machong constituency is blessed with the beautiful landscape and bountiful…

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Is Climate Change what is causing unprecedented rain and snowfall in Sikkim?

Indian Metrological Department, Government of India, issued a warning on the 7 February 2022, that there would be rainfall on…

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Sikkim Wildlife Protection (amendment) Act 2018 withdrawn, Minister clarifies

The Forest Minister of Sikkim, Karma Loday Bhutia informed the State Legislative Assembly on January 28 that the Department of…

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Sand Mining becoming threat to the resident of Rorathang: Residents fear over losing the land once more

Dhurba Regmi, resident of Rorathang East Sikkim accused Department of wildlife and forest over sand mining at Rorathang river stretch,…

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Sikkim bans plastic bottles; Would Banning Plastic Bottles Help or Hurt the Planet?

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi, on October 2, 2021  Chief…

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River cleaning drive conducted at Jorthang: 60 participants from different associations and schools took part

On the occasion of International Human rights day Rainbow Hills welfare Sikkim in collaboration with 2nd IRB Battalion, Jorethang Govt…

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