On This Day In History May 16, 1975 – Sikkim becomes a part of Indian territory

On this day, May 16, 1975, the state of Sikkim was included into the Indian Territory. Sikkim, which is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states, is a part of Eastern Himalaya range and is popular for its biodiversity. It is also…

An Engineering Marvel – Strategic Dual Use Airport In Sikkim To Be Inaugurated Soon – YouTube

This video shows you that An Engineering Marvel – Strategic Dual Use Airport In Sikkim To Be Inaugurated Soon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the strategically-located Pakyong airport in Sikkim later this month and it could be used by the Indian Air…

Sikkim Standoff: If China Wants To Play Kashmir Card, A Confident India Is More Than Ready

This video shows you that Sikkim Standoff: If China Wants To Play Kashmir Card, A Confident India Is More Than Ready. The current deadlock with China at the Doka La area in the Sikkim sector is one fight India cannot afford to lose. It isn’t…

ATAGS Bang For The Buck

Howitzers booming in Sikkim near the China border would normally be cause for alarm, especially after last year’s tense 73-day standoff on the Doklam plateau. But last month, it was an occasion to celebrate. Two indigenously designed, developed and manufactured (IDDM) howitzers successfully concluded high-altitude…

China allows Indian pilgrims To undertake Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La Govt

China has agreed to allow Indian pilgrims to Kailash-Mansarovar through Nathu La in Sikkim after the route was closed last year in the wake of the Doklam standoff. Minister of state for external affairs VK Singh informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply that…

Doklam standoff, Gorkhaland stir put Sikkim on national stage – YouTube

Known for its pristine natural beauty that attracts tourists, Sikkim hogged the limelight in 2017 due to the prolonged Doklam standoff as well as the Gorkhaland agitation. The 73-day-long Doklam standoff apparently did not have a direct bearing on Sikkim, but the flare up between…