Gangtok, Sikkim

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Pakyong airport to boost connectivity, development of Sikkim: Civil Aviation secretary

BIJOY GURUNG GANGTOK: Union Civil Aviation ministry secretar...

Does Bhaichung has people with him?: CM counters

PRAKASH ADHIKARI GANGTOK: Chief Minister and Sikkim Democrat...

Sikkim’s wait for air connectivity ends tomorrow

GANGTOK: Sikkim’s long wait for air connectivity will ...

SKM appeals to PM Modi to get irregularities probed

KUNAL RAI GANGTOK: Ahead of his Sikkim visit for inauguratio...

Three injured in wild bull attack

SANJAY AGARWAL RANGPO: A wild bull attacked and injured thre...

Sports

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Darjeeling United in veterans tournament final

GANGTOK: Darjeeling United cruised into the final of the 4th...

Jadeja shines in Dubai on return to one-day arena

DUBAI: India left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja could not have...

Tumin school girls participate in Ministry of Steel Champion Run

GANGTOK: Two students from Tumin secondary school participat...

Inter-dept football tournament returns after a year off

GANGTOK: The inter-departmental football tournament is makin...

33 Sikkim strength lifters to compete in senior nationals

PANKAJ DHUNGEL GANGTOK: The strength lifting in Sikkim has r...

Darjeeling

Hum Jayega soon on celluloid

DARJEELING: Jokes associated with Hum Jayega, a famous figur...

NGC to release Gorkhaland vision document in November

DARJEELING: The National Gorkhaland Committee, a body compri...

Multiple slides breach Sikkim highway

DARJEELING: Vehicular movement between Sikkim, Kalimpong and...

Loyalist’s asset seizure prompts Bimal talks call

DARJEELING: Stung perhaps by the attachment of the property ...

Sikkim’s connectivity hit after NH10 slide

Darjeeling/Kalimpong: Heavy rains triggered a landslide on N...

National

After SC rap, WhatsApp appoints Grievance Officer for India

New Delhi (IANS): After being pulled up by the Supreme Court...

Drugs worth Rs 25 cr seized in Delhi, 3 foreigners held

NEW DELHI (IANS): Delhi police have busted an international ...

Sumitra bats for Modi's one nation, one election plan

SHIMLA (IANS): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday...

Somen Mitra to head Congress in Bengal

KOLKATA (IANS): The Congress on Friday appointed Somen Mitra...

India, Pakistan foreign ministers to meet in New York

New Delhi (IANS): Breaking the ice in ties, External Affairs...


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