Gangtok, Sikkim

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Slide disrupts NH10 traffic

GANGTOK: A landslide at 32 Mile between Gangtok and Singtam ...

SDF supporters seek panchayat reservation review

GANGTOK: Supporters of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (S...

Arogya to perform at Ziro Fest

GANGTOK: Sikkim rock band ‘Arogya’ will be perfo...

SPCC to shun Panchayat polls

GANGTOK: The Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee (SPCC) today ...

Singhi Kalden Bhutia wins Breed Conservation Award

GANGTOK: Singhi Kalden Bhutia, the only surviving herdsman o...

Sports

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Sikkim Premier League concludes

GANGTOK: With Royal United Sikkim FC having already wrapped ...

Football tournaments in Geyzing

GANGTOK: Geying Government College and Geyzing girls’ ...

Sports academy inaugurated

RANGPO: To encourage rural talents and sportspersons, a spor...

Marathon at Nandugaon

NAMCHI: A marathon run was organised at Nandugaon, South Sik...

Oorja Cup cash prize presented to Sikkim football squad

GANGTOK: State Sports minister R.B. Subba today handed over ...

Darjeeling

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Arrested Morcha trio sent to police custody

SILIGURI : The three Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders ar...

Hill internet ban extended till Oct 4

GANGTOK: The Darjeeling district administration has extended...

Shops to open in Darjeeling today

DARJEELING: Nineteen trade and commerce organisations of Dar...

No inconsequential game this. This is life

SILIGURI: Cricket is not the most popular of sport played in...

Bengal CID arrests three Morcha leaders in Gurugram

DARJEELING: The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Departmen...

National

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Dawood wife's India visit is intelligence failure: Congress

New Delhi (IANS) The Congress on Sunday slammed the Narendra...

Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing

Jammu (IANS) Two Indian soldiers were injured on Sunday in P...

Darjeeling tea workers' to get bonus at 19.75% of wages

Kolkata (IANS) Tea garden workers in Darjeeling will likely ...


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