Gangtok, Sikkim

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Cabinet sanctions Rs. 10 cr for CM Startup Scheme

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Bal Sahitya award to Dr. Shanti Chhetri

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Exclusive space of organic certificate holders at Namchi veggie market

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Sports

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Losoong archery tournament starts at Pakyong Karthok

PAKYONG:Losoong archery tournament started today at Karthok,...

3rd Serenity Cup to kick off on Nov 23

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NPS organizes ‘Swachh Bharat, Swachh Sikkim’ cross country race

GANGTOK: The NSS club of Namchi Public School organized a cr...

Aakraman FC to participate in Tamchon Northeast football tournament

GANGTOK: Sikkim Aakraman FC will participate in the upcoming...

Darjeeling

Bimal appeals people to boycott rebel leader’s public meeting

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Rebel Morcha camp to hold public meeting at Darjeeling

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GNLF central committee deliberates on upcoming meeting with State

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Police recover arms at Kalimpong

KALIMPONG: Two pistols, one revolver, three magazines and 37...

Have patience, good days will come:Bimal

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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