Hotels, Restaurants cannot levy service charge if customer finds unsatisfactory

Hotels, Restaurants cannot levy service charge if customer finds unsatisfactory

02 Jan, New Delhi : Hotels, restaurants cannot levy service charge if consumer finds dining experience not satisfactory Hotel Association of India has clarified to the Department of Consumer Affairs that service charge paid by consumers in hotels and restaurants is optional and it is the consumers discretion whether he would like to pay the charge or not The Department […]

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Bharti Airtel launches 4G service in Gangtok

Bharti Airtel launches 4G service in Gangtok

15 Nov, Gangtok : The India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel makes a triumph in the India’s largest mobile user density Sikkim by kick starting 4G service at Gangtok. The official announcement was made at Hotel Royal Plaza in Gangtok amidst press persons. With this, Gangtok has become the second city in Hill to have 4G mobile services. It may […]

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Nathu La border trade closes for 2016

Nathu La border trade closes for 2016

14 Nov, Gangtok : As per communique received from Commerce & Industries Department, Government of Sikkim, the Indo-China Border Trade through Nathula is scheduled to close on 30th November 2016 as per the Office Memorandum No- 4/12/2003 – Infra (II) dated 30/3/2007. The approval of the State Government has been obtained to close the trade on 30/11/2016.

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Sikkim becomes 12th state to pass GST Bill

Sikkim becomes 12th state to pass GST Bill

30 Aug, Gangtok (IPR) : Sikkim Legislative Assembly in a special sitting today passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, officially referred to as Constitution Bill, 2014. With this, Sikkim becomes the 12th State in the Country to pass the GST Bill in the State Legislative Assembly. It may be recalled that the Constitution Bill, 2014 was passed by both the Houses […]

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Sikkim to be first state to develop Drones and Robotics with Japan

Sikkim to be first state to develop Drones and Robotics with Japan

24 Aug, Gangtok : Japan to setup plant in Sikkim for Manufacturing Drones and Robots A team of Japanese investor’s delegation led by Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Mr. Govind Mohan called on the Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling at Mintokgang his official residence this morning. The Japanese delegation is in the state to explore investment opportunities and looking forward to […]

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Nathula Trade 2016 begins

Nathula Trade 2016 begins

02 May, Gangtok (IPR) : Nathula Border Trade for the year 2016 resumed today, marking the 11th year of Border Trade through Nathula pass. The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. S. K.Pradhan, Director cum Special Secretary of Commerce &Industries Department, the Joint Secretary Mr. Pempo T Palzor, and Mr. B. Pradhan, Deputy Director, along with other officers and staff […]

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Sikkim Milk Union all set to surpass Rs 50 Cr turnover

Sikkim Milk Union all set to surpass Rs 50 Cr turnover

06 Feb, Gangtok (IPR) : A Press Conference was held at Sikkim Co-operative Milk Producers Union Ltd. today addressed by Managing Director of the Union Shri Kapil Meena, IAS. During the press conference the Managing Director of the Sikkim Co-operative Milk Producers Union Ltd informed that the Milk Union is functioning efficiently & is all set to post healthy profits […]

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ASSOCHAM Conference held in Gangtok

ASSOCHAM Conference held Gangtok

“Integration of traditional medicinal knowledge with modern Pharma can make Sikkim a leader in Pharmaceuticals manufacturing” says H.E. Shri Shriniwas Patil, Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim at ASSOCHAM Conference in Gangtok 28 Jan, Gangtok : The domestic Pharmaceuticals market was valued at US$ 15.4 Billion in 2014 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 13.3% to about US$ 33 […]

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Sikkim HC stays Cable TV Digitization

Sikkim HC stays Cable TV Digitization

31 Dec, Gangtok: The Sikkim High Court stays Digitization of Cable TV Network throughout the cornered state of Sikkim. In this regard, the All Sikkim Cable Operators Association ASCOA had placed the petition in court regarding ratification to the implementation of Digital Addressable System DAS Phase III, which according to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting required to be completed within […]

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