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Present govt has no culture: Chamling

SE Report GANGTOK: Former Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on S...

SKM starts by-poll campaign in Martam-Rumtek

SE Report GANGTOK: The ruling SKM party has started its by-p...

National youth volunteers call on Governor

SE Report GANGTOK: Governor Ganga Prasad today granted audie...

SRP slams SKM on its 100-day promise

KUNALRAI GANGTOK:The Sikkim Republican Party (SRP) hasaccuse...

KunzangChoda bags 5thMr.MartamStrengthlifting title

DIKI CHODEN BHUTIA GANGTOK:KunzangChoda Bhutia bagged the ti...

Sports

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Assam and Manipur bag top honours in NE Badminton Championship

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK: The four-day Yonex-Sunrise North East ...

Sikkim to face Meghalaya in season opener

SAMIR NUGO GANGTOK: Sikkim cricket team will start their Vij...

Over 300 compete in State taekwondo championship

SE Report GANGTOK: Sikkim Amateur Taekwondo Association orga...

State taekwondo championship held at Namchi

NAMCHI (IPR): The 11th State Taekwondo Poomsae and 21st Kyor...

Sikkim all set for NE badminton championship

SE Report GANGTOK: The Badminton Association of Sikkim (BAS)...

Darjeeling

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Stakeholders want Tiger Hill coupon system removed

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: Tourism stakeholders here toda...

Cleanliness drive at Tribeni

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: A two-day programme for plasti...

Bill in winter session for welfare of tea garden workers: Bista

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP Raju B...

Govt declares lock out of three closed tea gardens, financial assistance for workers: DTDPLU

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: Dooteriah, Kalej Valley and Pe...

Anil Chauhan takes charge as Commander of Eastern Command

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI: Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan h...

National

Government likely to order 36 more Rafale fighter jets

New Delhi, (IANS): Shrugging off the controversy around the ...

The 'A' listers of the NDA government

New Delhi (IANS): The whisper in the corridors of power in t...

Pakistan may split into pieces: Rajnath

New Delhi (IANS): No power would be able to save Pakistan fr...

Chandrayaan-2 mission achieved 98% success: ISRO chief

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chair...

Madras HC Chief Justice V.K. Tahilramani's resignation accepted

New Delhi: The President has accepted the resignation of Mad...


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