Gangtok, Sikkim

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MISS KALIMPONG 2018

Binnu Tamang won the title of Miss Kalimpong 2018 pageant du...

Sikkim to present success stories in UN Climate Change Convention

GANGTOK (IPR): COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Confe...

DSA to hold ‘solidarity seminar’ at Singtam

GANGTOK: The Denzong Sherpa Association (DSA) is holding a S...

‘New Govt, New Development’ is our slogan: Golay

GANGTOK,: SKM president P.S. Golay on Friday toured Rabung a...

Give free electricity, free medicines to Sikkimese: SNPP demands

GANGTOK,: The Sikkim National People’s Party (SNPP) on...

Sports

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Women’s football tournament starts at Dzongu

DZONGU: Namprikdang Namsoong Women's Challenge Cup 2018,...

Man United end skid by thrashing Fulham 4-1

MANCHESTER (IANS): Manchester United bounced back with a 4-1...

Want tailenders to show bit more application, says Bangar

ADELAIDE (IANS): India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar wan...

Need to maintain momentum in knock-out stage: Harendra

BHUBANESWAR (IANS): Indian hockey team chief coach Harendra ...

Sikkim eves win domestic one day

GANGTOK: Sikkim women’s team registered a convincing w...

Darjeeling

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20 make it to Germany soccer training

DARJEELING: The final selection for the twenty under-12 chil...

Season’s first snowfall in Darjeeling hills

Darjeeling, December 7: The upper reaches of the Darjeeling ...

GNLF moots consensus on Sixth Schedule

Darjeeling: The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) is w...

GTA study on orange shortage

Prashant Acharya SILIGURI: The horticulture department of th...

Virus hits Darjeeling orange output

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI: The production of mandarin orange...

National

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Demonetisation threw up political, economic puzzles: Arvind Subramanian

NEW DELHI (IANS): Drawing the link between demonetisation an...

Writers call for 'literary exchanges' through translation of regional literature

KOLKATA (IANS): At a time when some vernacular languages are...

Assam tea body slam 'chaiwala' Modi

GUWAHATI (IANS): The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday sla...

Those in power should take positive steps on Ram temple: RSS

NEW DELHI (IANS): Mounting pressure on the government ahead ...

Reveal Rs 2,000, Rs 500 notes printed in Nov 2016: CIC

Gurugram (IANS): The Central Information Commission (CIC) ha...


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