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Patna income tax officer arrested for molesting Sikkim girl

GANGTOK: Patna police has arrested Ram Babu Gupta, joint com...

Losar Festival at Lachung Concludes

Festivals are important to preserve, promote culture of our ...

Give immediate clarification on the IT raid: SPA to State

GANGTOK: The Sikkim People’s Alliance (SPA) has demand...

Sri Krishna Pranami Yatra to reach Sikkim on March 4

GANGTOK: The Sri Krishna Pranami Jagni Rath Yatra which star...

Maintenance of Rabongla-Yangang road needs ultimate priority: SKM

GANGTOK: The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) has urged the de...

Sports

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Boxing training centre comes up at Arithang multi-purpose hall

GANGTOK: The top floor of the multi-purpose hall at Arithang...

Sikkim runners back with medals from Kolhapur Run Ultra Marathon

GANGTOK: Three athletes from Sikkim have returned home with ...

State Sports Academy selection trial at Paljor Stadium

As many as 250 boys from across the State appeared for State...

Pakyong archery tournament concludes

PAKYONG: Pakyong sub-divisional archery tournament held at P...

Rohit reveals reason for quiet century celebration

PORT ELIZABETH (IANS): India opener Rohit Sharma revealed th...

Darjeeling

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Mamata, investors to visit Darjeeling for industrial meet

DARJEELING: The ‘Queen of Hills’ Darjeeling is a...

Binay counters Ahluwalia with hard questions

DARJEELING: GJM rebel leader Binay Tamang on Saturday counte...

Siliguri Passport Seva Kendra inaugurated

BJP is an ally of party led by Bimal Gurung: Ahluwalia SILIG...

Binay submits demand of minimum wage demand for tea garden workers

DARJEELING: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang...

Ivory seized, two arrested in Siliguri

SILIGURI: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arre...

National

We have people's support, says Rahul after massive road show in Shillong

Shillong (IANS): Thousand of people from all walks of life c...

Mizoram to get first regional agricultural centre with Israeli collaboration

Guwahati (IANS): A regional centre for agriculture set up wi...

Kamal launches 'Makkal Neethi Maiam' party

Madurai (IANS): Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wedn...

Nepal's two Communist parties decide to merge

Kathmandu (IANS): In a major political development, two ruli...

PM announces Rs 20,000-cr defence industrial corridor in Bundelkhand

Lucknow (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday an...


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