Gangtok, Sikkim

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Candidates briefed on Election process in North

MANGAN: An interactive session of the contesting candidates ...

Section 144 imposed in South Sikkim

GANGTOK: South district magistrate Raj Yadav on Tuesday issu...

No prohibition on gatherings for celebration of festival, cultural activities: East DM

GANGTOK: The east district administration today clarified th...

Y. Siva Prasad takes charge as South SP

NAMCHI: IPS officer Y. Siva Prasad today took charge as the ...

Candidates briefed on poll-related matters in West

GANGTOK: A meeting was conducted by West Returning Officer K...

Sports

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ICFAI Runathon on Nov 12

GANGTOK: The second edition of ICFAI Runathon organised by I...

Block level sports meet

NAMCHI:Ablock level sports meet was organised by Nehru Yuva ...

Sushmita Rai has been nominated as the brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

International kickboxer from Sikkim Sushmita Rai has been no...

Mohun Bagan wins Governor’s Gold Cup for 10th time

GANGTOK:MohunBagan AC edged past Calcutta Customs 1-0 on Sun...

Mohun Baganvs Calcutta Customs in Governor’s Gold Cup final today

GANGTOK: It will be an all-Kolkata affair on Sunday afternoo...

Darjeeling

Toy train services in hills expected by Oct end

DARJEELING: A decision on resuming the toy train service in ...

Bengal DGP takes stock of situation in Kalimpong

Darjeeling: West Bengal Director General of Police Surajit K...

The mystery behind the trouble in the Darjeeling hills

SILIGURI: Arthur Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes fame and Aga...

Mamata writes to Modi, Rajnath to protest removing central forces from Darjeeling

Kolkata: Fuming over the centre deciding to withdraw a subst...

Darjeeling toy train starts chugging again

Kolkata: The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) or Toy Train...

National

Rohingya influx: Security tightened along India-Bangladesh borders

Agartala: In view of the large scale Rohingya influx into Ba...

Gensets banned as Delhi cracks down on alarming air pollution

New Delhi: All diesel generators, except those in hospitals ...

Shah sets 150-plus target for Gujarat

Gandhinagar: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday made it clear...

GST collective decision of all parties, says Modi

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted...

Rs 10,000 cr will be given to top 10 universities to make them world-class: Modi

Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said it was ...


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