Tag Archives: Sikkim

Himachal Pradesh declared India’s Second Open Defecation Free State

The State of Himachal Pradesh was today declared Open Defecation Free (ODF), making it the second State in the country (after Sikkim) to achieve the feat. The State government made the declaration today at a public event in Shimla, where the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh, felicitated the respective District Administrators and Local Administrators for successfully achieving this ...

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211 New Species Found in Eastern Himalayas, Walking Fish Tops (Video)

In an initiative, WWF found 211 exciting species including waking blue fish, a frog with blue eyes and a monkey that sneezes as part of its 6-year-long survey of the Eastern Himalayas covering the Northeast region as well. The WWF Living Himalayas Initiative in its final report “Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland” said there are 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, ...

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76 Killed in Manipur, Bengal, Odisha, Gujarat Floods, Next 24 Hours Crucial in Jharkhand, Bihar, sikkim, MP

In West Bengal, 48 deaths have been reported and another 28 in Rajasthan following massive floods in the northern India including Gujarat, Manipur, West Bengal and Odisha. The rains remain heavy due to depression, warn Met department, especially in other regions too including Bihar, sikkim, MP, Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Chief Minister of Gujarat ...

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