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SIKKIM GIRL WINS AWARD AT IRANIAN FILM FEST

Tribeny Rai bags a FIFF grant for her short film Staff Repor...

SDF to form Shanti-Suraksha committees in every constituency

Staff Reporter GANGTOK: A high-level meeting of the ruling S...

Gangtok-Salugara march to mark Panchen Lama birth anniversary

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK: To mark the 30th birth anniversary of ...

Namchi College accredited with NAAC ‘B’ grade

SE Report GANGTOK: The Namchi Government College has been ac...

Governor concludes West Sikkim visit

GEYZING (IPR): Governor Ganga Prasad on the second day of hi...

Sports

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Sikkim crash out of Santosh Trophy

GANGTOK,: Sikkim men’s football team crashed out of Sa...

Bishal Chettri wins 19th Mr Sikkim title

Pranisha Lepcha, Bikky Sewa wins NE women’s and men&rs...

Sikkim strength lifters win 16 national medals

ISABELLA GURUNG GANGTOK: Sikkim strength lifters won 16 meda...

Sikkim Shaft are GPL champions

SAMIR NUGO GANGTOK: Sikkim Shaft defeated the resolute Black...

Sikkim picks young squad for Santosh Trophy

ISABELLA GURUNG GANGTOK: A 23-member Sikkim football team wi...

Darjeeling

Singalila test for red panda conservation

Our Correspondent Darjeeling: The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zo...

GTA chief to contest Darjeeling Assembly by-poll

Binay in Darjeeling fray with an eye on cabinet berth Our Co...

Fire fuels Kalimpong garbage problem

Our Correspondent KALIMPONG: The fire that broke out in the ...

I LOVE KALIMPONG’

A signage reading ‘I LOVE KALIMPONG’ with love s...

GNLF to continue alliance for bye-poll

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: The Gorkha National Liberation...

National

Voters upbeat about living standards improving next year: IANS-C VOTER tracker

New Delhi (IANS): Most of the voters are upbeat about their ...

Greens decry patchy recognition of air pollution, asks MPs to be pro-active

Kolkata (IANS): In the midst of elections, environmentalists...

Modi holds massive road show in Varanasi

Lucknow (IANS): Cheered on by a massive crowd, Prime Ministe...

22 crorepatis in fray in April 29 Bengal elections

Kolkata (IANS): Out of 68 candidates across parties contesti...

Congress will solve farmers' loan woes, says Rahul

Ajmer (IANS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sa...


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