Tag: Gangtok

300 yaks starve to death in North Sikkim

Gangtok: Nearly 300 yaks have died due to starvation following heavy snowfall in North Sikkim district since late last year, an official has said. The North Sikkim District Magistrate Raj Yadav confirmed the death of around 300 yaks due to starvation during heavy snow fall in Mukuthang and Yumthang regions since December 2018. While carcasses of […]

Registration begins for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

New Delhi: The government has begun the process for registration of pilgrims for this years Kailash Mansarovar Yatra which will be held from June 8 to September 8 through two routes. An External Affairs Ministry release said on Tuesday that the registration for the yatra has begun from April 9 and the last date is […]

5 tourists from Bengal killed, 3 injured in Sikkim road accident

Gangtok: Five persons from West Bengal were killed while three were critically injured after a tourist car fell into a gorge in Reshi Bazar in Sikkim, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening when the driver of the car lost control and it fell into the gorge. The car was going […]

Gangtok Road Mishap: Bodies of Four Odias reach village

Balangir: The dead bodies of four Odias, who were killed in a road accident in Gangtok recently, reached here late on Friday night. A pal of gloom descended on Talpalipada village of the district when the dead bodies arrived here for burial. The deceased have been identified as Michael Bag, his wife Minu Bag, daughter […]

Four Odias killed in road mishap in Gangtok

Bolangir: In a tragic incident, four Odias including three members of a family died in a road accident at Gangtok in Sikkim. The deceased include a couple and their daughter of Talapalipada villlage of Bolangir district. According to sources four Odia families had gone to Gangtok for the summer vacation in two vehicles. One of […]