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Sikkim opens all tourist destinations except for extreme northern parts

As the impact of floods normalise, all destinations in Sikkim are open for tourists except for the extreme Northern part of the state which is not accessible

Sikkim opens all tourist destinations except for extreme northern parts after floods (Unsplash)
Published on Nov 21, 2023 03:55 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Gangtok

Plans to cover area larger than Sikkim with palm oil plantations

Special provisions are also being made to promote palm oil in northeast India keeping in mind the need for investment, the agriculture ministry said

Palm oil plantations have had devastating consequences for the biodiversity in parts of Indonesia and Malaysia (Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 19, 2023 12:51 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

CBI probe terror angle in busted passport racket in Bengal, Sikkim

The CBI has so far conducted raids at around 50 locations including in Kolkata, Gangtok, Siliguri, Darjeeling and Alipurduar

The CBI on Saturday busted a fake passport racket that was operational in West Bengal and Sikkim. (Representative photo)
Published on Oct 17, 2023 07:25 PM IST

CBI busts fake passport racket in Bengal, Sikkim; arrests two

Two persons, including a senior superintendent of Passport Seva Laghu Kendra (PSLK) at Gangtok, were arrested from Siliguri in north Bengal

aAsection of officers at the Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Kolkata and the Passport Seva Laghu Kendra at Gangtok were involved in the racket (Representative Photo)
Published on Oct 15, 2023 12:27 PM IST

Major passport 'scam' in Sikkim, Bengal; CBI books 24, raids 50 locations

A senior superintendent of Passport Seva Laghu Kendras in Siliguri, along with a middleman, has been apprehended, sources said.

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Updated on Oct 14, 2023 11:00 AM IST
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