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Mini-hydel projects scrapped in east and north districts

GANGTOK: The 13 mini-hydel power projects, to be developed o...

Neil Tara Academy students make film on Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

GANGTOK, December 10: A special screening of ‘Phenomen...

Supreme Court Judge interacts with law practitioners, students of Sikkim

GANGTOK: The Bar Association of Sikkim on Sunday felicitated...

Audition held for Sikkim-based Hindi film Ishqani 2.0

GANGTOK: Audition for Ishqani 2.0, an upcoming Hindi film ba...

Miss Kalimpong 2017 contestants introduced to public

GANGTOK: The promotional event of Miss Kalimpong 2017 was he...

Sports

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ZEST Sikkim Run held in Gangtok

GANGTOK(IPR): The 4th edition of Sikkim Run, an annual half ...

Sikkim Himalayan SC holds football camp at Singtam

SINGTAM: Sikkim Himalayan Sporting Club today started a mont...

Kanchenjunga football tournament in Darjeeling hills

DARJEELING: With a motive of fostering police-public relatio...

Inter-school football tournament kicks off at Pratap International School

GEYZING: The 2nd Harka Maya Subba and Damber Subba Memorial ...

Karthok archery updates

PAKYONG: Linkey B entered the second round of Losoong archer...

Darjeeling

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Siliguri scribes rally against Bidhan Nagar attack

SILIGURI: Scores of journalists hit the streets of Siliguri ...

Teesta-Rangit Tourism Fest in Hills

DARJEELING: The GTA Tourism department is organising a Teest...

GNLF observes Accord Day

DARJEELING: Programmes were held in different parts of Darje...

Binay meets CM, says most demands have been accepted

DARJEELING: The GTA board of administrators chairman Binay T...

No confidence bid against Kalimpong municipality chairman

DARJEELING: Kalimpong municipality chairman Suva Pradhan was...

National

Six elephants killed by speeding train in Assam

Guwahati (IANS) At least six elephants were killed after bei...

Why is Modi obsessed with Congress, wonders Rahul

Gandhinagar (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on S...

Banning liquor biggest example of practising secularism: Bihar CM

New Delhi (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday...

Door-to-door campaign detecting unreported TB cases

New Delhi (IANS) Aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) on th...

66.75% turnout in Gujarat poll's first phase

Gandhinagar (IANS) The first phase of Gujarat assembly elect...


Area: 7096 Sq Km
Capital:Gangtok
Altitude: 5,840 ft
Population: 6.10 Lakhs
Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
Climate:
Summer: Max- 21°C ; Min – 13°C
Winter: Max -13°C ; Min – 0.48°C
Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi