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Coordination meeting for CM-adopted Amba GPU

SE Report GANGTOK: A coordination meeting with heads of depa...

Stakeholders deliberate on Gangtok Smart City project

GANGTOK (IPR): Gangtok Smart City Development Limited (GSCDL...

Girl strangled to death in Pakyong

Staff Reporter GANGTOK: Pakyong police station has registere...

39th GOVERNOR’S GOLD CUP

Title clash today between Sikkim Himalayan SC & Mohammed...

Grand finale of Lenses photography competition held

ISABELLA GURUNG GANGTOK: With the aim to educate amateur pho...

Sports

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State basketball championship concludes

ISABELLA GURUNG GANGTOK: The 14th State basketball open cham...

Sikkim Boys FC lifts Dooars Veterans’ football tournament

SE Report GANGTOK: Sikkim Boys FC has won the Dooars veteran...

Royal FC in final of Minister’s Gold Cup

SARAD SHARMA SORENG: Royal FC Siliguri scored a 3-1 victory ...

8th Sikkim United Cup to kick-off from Nov 14

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK: The 8th Sikkim United Cup, an inter-ch...

Title clash between Mohammedan SC & Sikkim Himalayan SC

Kolkata club overcomes Sikkim Police in semis DICHEN ONGMU G...

Darjeeling

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Sonam B. Wangyal releases his ‘Darjeeling Stories-Sahibs, Natives and Oddballs’ book

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: ‘Darjeeling Stories-Sahi...

DHR revamp on cards to maintain UNESCO heritage tag

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: To commemorate two decades of ...

Paini Kumari villagers demand army to reopen thoroughfare

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: Residents of Paini Kumari Naya...

Chenga villagers protest dept inaction on jumbo menace

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI: Hundreds of villagers of Chenga B...

HMI honours first principal on 65th anniversary

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: To mark the 65thanniversary of...

National

Delhi AQI 'very poor' as stubble burning spikes

New Delhi (IANS) A toxic haze of poor quality air covered th...

War against corrupt in bureaucracy gets fresh legs

New Delhi (IANS) In the ongoing war against corruption and w...

AIMPLB to discuss SC verdict and options on Nov 17

Lucknow (IANS) A meeting of the executive committee of the A...

10 injured in collision between two trains in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (IANS) At least 10 passengers were injured when a ...

Environment Ministry's cleanliness drive at 50 beaches

New Delhi (IANS) The Environment Ministry is launching a mas...


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