River Teesta Current Affairs, GK & News

Sikkim Statehood Day: May 16

Sikkim joined the Union of India on May 16, 1975. Since then, every year the Sikkim Statehood Day is celebrated on May 16. History In 1950, the Indo-Sikkimese treaty was signed. With this, Sikkim became a protectorate of India. The Namgyal dynasty ruled Sikkim till 1975. About Sikkim Sikkim is the first state in the ..

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Bridge over Teesta River

The BRO or Border Roads Organisation recently unveiled a bridge, over River Teesta, connecting North Sikkim with the rest of the country. About the Bridge The bridge was constructed under the Project Swastik of BRO. It is a bailey suspension bridge that is 360 feet long. It was constructed in place of a 180 feet ..

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NHPC to acquire Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Ltd (LTHPL)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the acquisition of debt-laden Lanco’s 500 MW Teesta hydro-electric power project in Sikkim by state-owned NHPC. Taking over of Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Ltd NHPC will take over debt-laden Lanco’s 500 MW Teesta hydro-electric power project for Rs 907 crore in Sikkim. CCEA has sanctioned the ..

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