Gangtok, Sikkim

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Yuksam to host eco-tourism festival

PRITAM LAMA YUKSAM: To explore the tourism appeal of rural S...

Jan Yodha team claims blank DVDs were given as RTI reply

GANGTOK: The SKM Jan Yodha team on Thursday claimed that the...

Job scheme a political stunt from SDF: BJP

GANGTOK: The State BJP has welcomed the ‘One Family On...

Rotary gift to Rhenock college

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Tiger or Ranbir could play as Bhaichung

Anand Kumar to do a biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia GANGTOK: Afte...

Sports

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Komal Thatal in Indian football team camp

GANGTOK: Komal Thatal, the 18-year-old youngster from Sikkim...

Geyzing karate association to organise tournament, training camp

GANGTOK: Geyzing Shito Ryu Seiko Kai Karate Association is o...

Marathon for ‘drugs and alcohol-free society'

KUSH HANG LEEWANG GEYZING: 'Mukti', a non-government...

Walkathon, screening on Diabetes Day

GANGTOK: The World Diabetes Day is being observed Wednesday ...

Sikkim Deanery marks silver jubilee with music, sports activities

GANGTOK,: As a part of its silver jubilee celebration, Sikki...

Darjeeling

Incredible DHR! Darjeeling wows campaign

DARJEELING: The tourism stakeholders in Darjeeling have hail...

GNLF to intensify stir for 6th Schedule status

DARJEELING,: The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has...

Kalimpong town set to get major facelift

KALIMPONG,: The Kalimpong municipality has started beautific...

Expelled Morcha councillor cries politics

DARJEELING,: Noman Rai, the Darjeeling municipality councill...

Biswas hits out at BJP hide-and seek

DARJEELING,: Senior Trinamul Congress leader and Bengal PWD ...

National

Alert in Punjab after terrorists 'sneak in'

Chandigarh (IANS): The counter intelligence wing of Punjab P...

Naxalism will end in next three-five years: Rajnath

Raipur (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday...

'The Killing Fields' director Roland Joffe to base next film in Darjeeling

Kolkata (IANS): Twice Oscar-nominated director Roland Joffe ...

Delhi-NCR air quality improves to 'poor'

New Delhi (IANS): The air quality of the national capital an...

209 candidates to contest Mizoram Assembly polls

Aizawl (IANS): A total of 209 candidates, 67 higher than in ...


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