Video Shows High-Altitude Clash Between Indian, Chinese Troops In Sikkim

Sikkim: Indian and Chinese soldiers are seen shoving each other and arguing (File) New Delhi: Indian and Chinese officers are seen clashing in a video of a high-altitude skirmish in Sikkim that has emerged days after the deadly face-off at Ladakh. A Chinese officer is punched by an Indian jawan as soldiers of both sides […]

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Ladakh clash evokes memories of China’s brutal killing of Soviet troops in 1969

The violent clash along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley on Monday night that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead has revived memories of a conflict between Chinese and Soviet forces over 50 years ago that led to the brutal killing of 31 Soviet border […]

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Situation at Sino-India boundary ‘stable and controllable’, says China

China on Wednesday said the situation at Sino-India boundary was “stable and controllable” and indicated bilateral negotiations were on at diplomatic and military levels to de-escalate tension between border troops. The Chinese foreign ministry said it was firm about protecting its territorial sovereignty. Indian and Chinese soldiers are said to be locked eyeball-to-eyeball at four […]

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“Sikkim Integral Part Of India”: Arvind Kejriwal Withdraws Delhi Ad

Such errors also cannot be tolerated, Arvind Kejriwal said (File) New Delhi: A newspaper advertisement that erroneously implied that Sikkim is not a part of the country, has led to the suspension of a Directorate of Civil Defence officer and a clarification from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. “Sikkim is an integral part of India. Such […]

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COVID-Free Sikkim To Reopen Schools, Colleges From June 15

Sikkim has decided to reopen educational institutions in the state from 15th June. (Representational) New Delhi: The Sikkim government has decided to reopen educational institutions in the state from 15th June, state Education Minister KN Lepcha said on Friday. Sikkim, the only coronavirus-free state in the country, has become the first state to reopen schools […]

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No More 5-Day Working Week For Government Employees In Sikkim

Sikkim government employees will get holidays only on second and fourth Saturdays. Gangtok: Not happy with the performance of the employees, the Sikkim government has withdrawn the five-day working week system and declared that they will get holidays only on second and fourth Saturdays. The new system will be effective from April 1, according to […]

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