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    Chords & Swings: Incorporating performing arts with education for the rural children

    Chords and Swings, a joint venture started by Sushma Chettri, the Director of Step Dance Sensation Academy and Sachin Pradhan, the Director of Cadence School of Rock, is a banner of education on performing arts which has been working indefatigably to raise awareness on performing arts in music and dance and has been working to introduce the subjects of music and...

    • 7 days ago
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    Young footballer snaps at being benched, team manager vehemently denies allegation

    Tshering Tamang, a 26-year-old state-level football player from Rangpo has allegedly reported that he was not allowed to play for the West Pendam Inter-Constituency Football Tournament because the team's manager, Chopel Bhutia had asked him not play for the tournament citing his political affiliations as the sole reason why. The manager of the team says that...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Kagyed Chaam- Retelling the story of victory of good over evil

    Gangtok, December 27: The Kagyed Chaam is one of the important festivals of the Buddhist community in Sikkim. It enacts various themes from the Buddhist mythology and culminates with the burning of effigies made out of flour, wood and paper. The festival is celebrated at old Rumtek Monastery and other monasteries in Sikkim. The Kagyed Chaam is performed on the 28th and the 29th day...

    • 3 weeks ago
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    Vivek Yonzone wins second consecutive Silver at National Philatelic Exhibition

    For the second consecutive year Vivek Yonzone from Singamari, Darjeeling won a silver medal at National Philatelic Exhibition at World Trade Centre, Mumbai on December 22. INPEX 2019 was organized by the Philatelic Congress of India from December 18-22, 2019. Yonzone is the General Secretary of ALPINE Philatelic and Numismatic Society. Yonzone had displayed five...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    Redendron, bringing together Sikkimese intelligentsia to put forth their inspiring stories

    Whether it be the Progressive Writers Association that Ishmat Chugtai and Mulk Raj Anand were part of or whether it was the Bloomsbury Group, who comprised of writers in Britain the likes of Virginia Woolf and the Bell siblings that got together to discuss literary and philosophical ideas – there is always a revolution brewing in the world of literature....

    • 4 weeks ago
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    BJP's uneasy relationship with its alliances costing the party, even in Sikkim

    The BJP since its inception has claimed to be a party with a difference. In Atal -Advani era of the saffron party, the party had twin fold strategy with LK Advani pushing through its contentions agenda like Ram Temple which steered the party to become the single largest in the Lok Sabha, while Atal Bihari Vajpayee as its moderate Prime Ministerial face managed to...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    Sikkim Philatelist Roshan Prasad wins Bronze in INPEX-2019

    SINGTAM, December 22: Roshan Prasad from Singtam, Sikkim wins bronze in Literature class at INPEX-2019 (National Philatelic Exhibition) at World Trade Centre, Mumbai today. The exhibition was organized by the Philatelic Congress of India from 18 to 22 December 2019 in collaboration with Department of Posts, India. He is a popular philatelist with International recognition who is also the...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    In protest of CAA, NE div. ABVP Joint Secretary, Zigmee Gurung resigns from his post

    In September, Zigmee Gurung, resident of Dentam West Sikkim, made headlines in Sikkim by being elected as the Joint Secretary of Ramjas College, and within the next month, chosen for the same post in the Northeast division of Akhil Bharatiya Vidhya Parishad (ABVP), the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) student cell. With the Citizenship Amendment bill now...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    Soak in the festive cheer - two day Bloom Festival in Kalimpong

    To welcome the new year with festive cheer, an event that makes for a pleasant start to 2020 is the two-day Bloom Festival taking place in Kalimpong on the 4th and 5th of January. Not only will the festival provide entertainment and learning experiences, but it supports an important social cause – the building of reading spaces at elementary levels in the schools that do not have...

    • 4 weeks ago
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    ILP, lone solution pitched by stakeholders

    Since the Citizenship Amendment Bill was cleared in the Parliament on the 4th of December, there has been a tense air permeating daily life in Sikkim. Questions of whether our state's culture, traditions and safety have been compromised followed swiftly as soon as the bill was passed from the Lok Sabha to the Rajya Sabha and finally becoming a law that a large chunk of Indian populace is angered...

    • 4 weeks ago

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