Gangtok, Sikkim

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PIL against seven MLAs disposed of by High Court

GANGTOK: The High Court of Sikkim today disposed of the writ...

A.R. Rahman in Sikkim for documentary shooting

GANGTOK: Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has been announc...

Hamro Sikkim Party to finalise president in October

GANGTOK: The Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) would finalise the par...

Patient goes missing from Namchi hospital

O.P. CHETTRI NAMCHI: Aita Man Bhujel, a 26-year-old man admi...

SDF doing hooliganism, not us: SKM

GANGTOK: The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) has countered th...

Sports

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Amar Subba shines in Mumbai stadium challenge

HISHEY TENZING GANGTOK: Ultra marathoner Amar Subba secured ...

CoA asks BCCI officials to watch India-England T20Is at own expense

NEW DELHI (IANS): The rift between the Supreme Court-appoint...

ISL: ATK rubbishes Schweinsteiger rumours

KOLKATA (IANS): Rubbishing media reports, two-time Indian Su...

Ronaldo's Portugal look to continue momentum against lowly Morocco

MOSCOW (IANS): Smarting after a last-gasp defeat to Iran, Mo...

Griezmann leaves France training after taking hit to Achilles tendon

MOSCOW (IANS): France forward Antoine Griezmann withdrew fro...

Darjeeling

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GNLF to take forward 6th Schedule demand

DARJEELING: GNLF president Mann Ghisingh on Sunday said the ...

Rajnii begin Darjeeling leg of shoot

DARJEELING: Shooting for the yet-to-be named south Indian mo...

The Coffee Shop opens at Siliguri’s Vega Circle Mall

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI: The Coffee Shop, a popular cafe i...

Python rescued

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI: A huge python measuring 30 feet a...

Rajni praise for Darjeeling

DARJEELING: Superstar Rajnikanth today praised the scenic be...

National

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Six more die in Assam floods

GUWAHATI (IANS): With six more deaths reported from Cachar a...

Governor's rule recommended in J&K

SRINAGAR (IANS): Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Tu...

Delhi deadlock ends, Kejriwal finally quits Raj Niwas

NEW DELHI (IANS): An unprecedented political deadlock in Del...

Will be CM for five years: Kumaraswamy

BENGALURU (IANS): A confident Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. ...


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