To the valley of rice: exploring Sikkim

Gaurav Punj____________ andwiched between Nepal and Bhutan, the tiny state of Sikkim encapsulates everything that the Himalayas have to offer. From elevations of 300 m to 8,500 m, from tropical to tundra, from thick forests to trans Himalayan cold deserts, there is a mind boggling variety on offer. Combine it with its fully organic agriculture,… Read More To the valley of rice: exploring Sikkim

China urges India to abide by ‘historic treaty’ on border at Sikkim

Beijing: China on Sunday referred to the 1890 UK-China treaty which it claims demarcated the Sikkim sector of the India-China border as it urged New Delhi to abide by its provisions, a day after defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden visit to the Nathu La post. Reacting to Sitharaman’s visit to the area, the… Read More China urges India to abide by ‘historic treaty’ on border at Sikkim