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Three more SKM candidates announced

SE Report GANGTOK: The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) on Tue...

D.T. Lepcha, Pintso Chopel file nomination papers

KUNAL RAI GANGTOK: Two of the four SDF candidates declared s...

Seeking re-election, Pintso Chopel shares his plans for Gangtok

Staff Reporter GANGTOK: After an eventful five-year stint as...

HSP declares third list of candidates

Biraj Adhikari to contest from Rhenock, also fielded as Lok ...

East district expenditure observers hold meet

GANGTOK (IPR): The four expenditure observers for east distr...

Sports

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Afghanistan notch up maiden Test win, beat Ireland

DEHRADUN (IANS): Afghanistan registered their maiden win in ...

East Bengal has three entities: CEO Sen

NEW DELHI (IANS): The rift in East Bengal is getting wider b...

Milner's penalty puts Liverpool in EPL's top spot

LONDON (IANS): James Milner's late penalty kick secured ...

India eye gold in Azlan Shah Cup hockey

BENGALURU (IANS): Ahead of the Indian mens hockey teams depa...

Inter-school cricket competitions to return this year

SE Report GANGTOK: Sikkim Cricket Association (SICA) plans t...

Darjeeling

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Morcha Bimal faction-GNLF form alliance with BJP backing

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: Two former rival outfits of th...

Tea protest halted

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-aff...

TMC candidate Amar Singh Rai given grand welcome

PRASHANT ACHARYA BAGDOGRA,: Amar Singh Rai, the sitting Darj...

Darjeeling Police starts helpline for tourists

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: The Darjeeling Police is all s...

MR KALIMPONG 2019

Tenchuong Lepcha was announced as Mr Kalimpong 2019 during t...

National

Northern Army commander visits Siachen Glacier

Srinagar (IANS): Northern Army commander Lt General Ranbir S...

Rahul launches election campaign in Northeast

Imphal (IANS): Launching his party's election campaign i...

President confers gallantry awards to armed forces

New Delhi (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday confe...

LF's second Bengal list out, 4 seats left for Congress

Kolkata (IANS): The Left Front on Tuesday announced another ...

Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM

Panaji (IANS): Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant ...


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