Gangtok, Sikkim

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No entry for local persons and minors in online gaming centres

GANGTOK: The Sikkim government has banned the entry of local...

West DC, Area MLA visit Daramdin villages

GANGTOK: West district collector Dr. A. B. Karki accompanied...

Educationist Lalita Sharma wins Global Woman Influencer Award in NY

PANKAJ DHUNGEL GANGTOK: Sikkim-born educationist Dr. Lalita ...

TEDx Gangtok on July 22 at CAEPHT Ranipool

PANKAJ DHUNGEL GANGTOK: TEDx Gangtok, the first city event i...

A NATIONAL WALK OF 17,000 KM AGAINST CHILD BEGGING

Ashish Sharma reaches Sikkim, happy to see no child begging ...

Sports

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Kumar Sporting wins B Division, promoted to premier league

HISHEY TENZING GANGTOK: The B Division football league came ...

BCCI NE task member visits Sikkim

GANGTOK,: Rajib Datta, member of the NE task force constitut...

Sikkim girl in India squad for BRICS Games

GANGTOK: Karishma Rai, a regular in Sikkim women’s foo...

FPAS committee formed, to hold sittings with SFA & Sports dept

BIJOY GURUNG GANGTOK: The adhoc executive committee of Footb...

Sikkim coach in Northeast/Bihar Zone team coaching team

GANGTOK: Sikkim women’s cricket team coach Kikam Bhuti...

Darjeeling

Joint forum, GJM trade union take credit on minimum wages Act demand

DARJEELING: Both the Joint Forum and GJM-affiliated trade un...

Joint forum seeks support for tea garden workers’ issues

DARJEELING: The Joint Forum, a conglomeration of different t...

Darjeeling climber goes missing in Karakoram

DARJEELING: Forty-seven-year old Pemba Sherpa, a mountain gu...

Darjeeling celebrates Bhanu Jayanti

State University to come up in GTA area: Binay DARJEELING: G...

GTA plan for Vellore guest house

Darjeeling: Binay Tamang, the chairman of the GTA’s bo...

National

FROM THE CAG FILES

Irregular expenditure of Rs. 3.03 crore by workers’ we...

MiG-21 crashes in Himachal, pilot dead

Shimla (IANS): A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force ...

Terrorist violence sees new high in J&K in last three years: MHA

New Delhi (IANS): A total of 256 incidents of terrorist viol...

180 new line projects taken up by railways: Government

New Delhi (IANS): The government on Wednesday said the India...

LS passes Bill allowing detention of school children

New Delhi (IANS): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the amen...


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