Sikkim

  • DRDO Develops Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Operations in Himalayan Frontier

    The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has developed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to carry out logistic operations in the Himalayan frontier. The DRDO-developed UAV is capable of flying in the Himalayan Environment with 5kg of payload and even...

    Published On January 10th, 2023
  • Haryana topped the Public Affairs Index 2022 in big states

    Haryana has bagged the top position in the category of big states in the Public Affairs Index-2022. The state has emerged at the forefront in social, economic and political justice themes. It has topped among the major states with a...

    Published On October 17th, 2022
  • India’s first avalanche-monitoring radar installed in Sikkim

    The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar, the first of its kind in India, in north Sikkim. Besides being used for the detection of avalanches, this radar can also...

    Published On September 26th, 2022
  • Sikkim government hikes minimum wage by 67%

    The Sikkim government hiked the minimum wage for unskilled workers by 67 percent to Rs 500. The daily wage for unskilled laborers was Rs 300 which is now increased to Rs 500 with retrospective effect from 11th July 2022. The...

    Published On September 16th, 2022
  • Sikkim to host 3 Ranji Trophy matches for the first time

    Sikkim will host three Ranji trophy matches for the first time in December. The state will welcome three northeast teams: Mizoram, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, at the Mining Cricket Ground near Rangpo. The BCCI’s decision to allow Sikkim to host...

    Last updated on September 28th, 2022 12:46 pm