Blog Posts - Sikkim Earthquake



Fire Prayers for Sikkim Earthquake Victims

by The Sikkim Times on Oct 19, 2011

1,600 temporary classrooms in Earthquake hit Sikkim

Gangtok, Oct. 5: The Sikkim government is determined to utilise the eight-day Dasain or Puja break to repair and restore damaged school buildings so that the 779 government institutions with 1.18 lakh students are able to function on Monday. Classes...
by The Sikkim Times on Oct 5, 2011

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda expresses condolences to Sikkim Earthquake victims

Tokyo, Oct 4 (PTI) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today met Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda here and discussed with him the whole gamut of bilateral relations. Kumar, who is leading a parliamentary delegation to Japan, called on the Prime Mini...
by The Sikkim Times on Oct 4, 2011

44 Sorties in a day by Sikkim Pawan Hans Relief and Rescue Operation

Gangtok, Oct. 4: The Pawan Hans helicopter had drawn a lot of flak earlier this year after the death of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu in an air crash, leading to the suspension of services for some time in the Northeast. Five months...
by The Sikkim Times on Oct 4, 2011

Red Army border posts damaged in Sikkim Earthquake

 Chinese Soldiers help remove debris after the earthquake  Two residents in Yadong county in the Tibet autonomous region on Sept 19  Gangtok: The earthquake that rattled Sikkim more than a week ago also left a trail of devastation...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 30, 2011

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh announce Rs.1000 crore rebuild Sikkim

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived in Sikkim today to review the relief operations in the quake ravaged hill state. During his one day visit Prime Minister reviewed the situation with the senior government officials. He visited the STNM hosp...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 29, 2011

PM Singh holds review meeting with Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling in Gangtok

Gangtok: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced Rs 1000 crore as relief funds for quake-hit Sikkim. The PM also said accommodation will be provided to those rendered homeless. The Centre will also provide assistance for earthquake proof buildin...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 29, 2011

A long September Night in Gangtok

Gangtok on Monday woke up to a cold and wet morning. Scared to death by the 6.9 magnitude quake, most Gangtok residents spent the night outside. In spite of the biting cold and incessant rains. Any open space around the capital became the most sough...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 29, 2011

Sikkim Earthquake impact studies at the dam sites of NHPC

 Earthquake not caused by Hydro Power Projects: Sikkim CM  India’s power ministry has asked seismic experts from the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee (IIT-R) to conduct earthquake impact studies at the dam sites of state-owned NHPC Lt...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 28, 2011

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit Sikkim on September 29

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to visit the earthquake-hit areas of Sikkim on September 29. West Bengal Chief Secretary Samar Ghosh told reporters Dr. Singh would reach Gangtok via Bagdogra in north Bengal from Delhi. Home Department Offi...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 28, 2011

AFTER SIKKIM EARTHQUAKE: More than 10 Buildings to be demolished in Gangtok

GANGTOK, 26 Sept: A total of 10-12 buildings in Gangtok and Singtam have been identified for demolishing. While a huge percentage of buildings have been substantially damaged by the earthquake of 18 September, there are some which are not habitable,...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 28, 2011

Amitabh Bachchan to Invite Sikkim Quake Victims on Kaun Banega Crorepati

MUMBAI: Actor Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday night tweeted that he wanted to call the victims of Sikkim quake on his show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). The actor said that many quake-hit villages in north east India still remain unattended by the admin...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 28, 2011

NIMHANS to provide psycho-social care to Sikkimquake Victims

Gangtok: The Government of Sikkim has disbursed Rs 14.21 crore as relief among quake-hit people in Sikkim while experts from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, were sent to provide psycho-social care...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 27, 2011

PM Manmohan Singh cancels visit to Sikkim

GANGTOK: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s proposed visit to Sikkim on July 27 has been cancelled owing to unavoidable circumstances, official sources said. The Prime Minister was scheduled to visit the Sikkim to assess situation arising after Sikki...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 27, 2011

Sikkim Chief minister Pawan Chamling dismiss link between 6.8 earthquake and Hydro Projects

Gangtok, Sept. 26: Sikkim Chief minister Pawan Chamling today dismissed a whisper campaign doing rounds in Sikkim, blaming the mega power projects in the state for Sunday’s 6.8 earthquake. To refute the allegations and allay fears, the chief minist...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 27, 2011

Gurudwara provides community kitchen [Langar] to 3000 Sikkim Earthquake Victims

Chungthang is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is situated at the confluence of two rivers: River Lachen and Lachung Chu, both tributaries of the River Teesta. Chungthang is located a distance of 95 kilometres from th...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 26, 2011

Helicopter sorties with relief to earthquake-affected areas due to incessant rain

Gangtok: Helicopter sorties with relief to earthquake-affected areas which resumed Sunday after a two-day gap were again suspended due to incessant rain on Monday. A senior Army official said that nine Army helicopters were engaged yesterday in the...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 26, 2011

Army wants VVIPs kept out of Sikkim till relief and rescue operations

Gangtok: The Army has given an unusual suggestion to the government for improving the relief and rescue operations in earthquake devastated regions of Sikkim - keep VVIPs off the area. A senior government source said the Army conveyed its suggestio...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 26, 2011

VIDEO: Hydro Power Project Workers Flee North Sikkim After Earthquake

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by The Sikkim Times on Sep 25, 2011

Sikkim getting back to normal

Gangtok, Sept. 25: A landslide at 32 Mile on National Highway 31A today cut off Sikkim’s sole road link with the rest of the country for six hours. The highway, near Singtam in East district, was cleared of debris a little after noon. “The de...
by The Sikkim Times on Sep 25, 2011


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