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‘SKM govt in majority, Chamling has conceded’

KUNAL RAI GANGTOK,: The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) techn...

Akshay’s suspension is not punishment: SKM

KUNAL RAI GANGTOK,: Senior IPS officer Akshay Sachdeva&rsquo...

SDF blames miscommunication for SPG gaffe

GANGTOK,: Red-faced after claiming that its president Pawan ...

Sports

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Soreng Police win Chota Samdong football tournament

SARAD SHARMA SORENG,: Soreng Police, which had been performi...

Indian football stars to face off in exhibition match at Paljor Stadium this weekend

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK,: Some of the big names in Indian footb...

20 fresh candidates in Sikkim team for national arm wrestling championship

KUSH HANG LEEWANG GEYZING,: More than 50 individuals are exp...

India team selection for WI tour postponed due to new CoA diktat

NEW DELHI,(IANS): The Committee of Administrators (CoA) on T...

Hima sprints to 4th gold in 15 days

NEW DELHI,(IANS): There seems to be no stopping Hima Das as ...

Darjeeling

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Lack of equipment halts Teesta search operation

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI,: Lack of equipment halted search ...

Bista slams State for holding Sainik School nod

DARJEELING,: Darjeeling MP Raju Bista today alleged the West...

Navy divers to launch search for missing tourists today

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI,: A two-member squad of Indian Nav...

BJP lacks sincerity on Gorkhaland: Binay

DARJEELING,: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang has ...

Army, navy squads demanded for Teesta search operation

PRASHANT ACHARYA SEVOKE,: Pressure group members comprising ...

National

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Mamata using statue politics to save bastion from BJP

KOLKATA,: The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal l...

Karnataka Assembly adjourned over ruckus on floor test

BENGALURU,(IANS): The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned on Th...

Two women die of suffocation in Kancheepuram

CHENNAI,(IANS): Two women who had gone to Kancheepuram to ha...

Big win for India: ICJ orders continued stay on Jadhav's execution

THE HAGUE,(IANS): In a huge victory for India, the Internati...

SC says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to participate in trust vote

NEW DELHI,(IANS): On the eve of trust vote in Karnataka Asse...


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