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Confident about forming the govt: SKM acting president

Will bring special developmental packages for backward areas...

SPA announces first list of nine candidates

Delay Namgyal to contest from Gangtok, Rup Narayan fielded f...

Khamdong-Singtam pushed back in development, says SKM candidate MK Sharma

PANKAJ DHUNGEL GANGTOK: Mani Kumar Sharma, declared as the S...

Social media hate spreaders warned by CEO

SE Report GANGTOK: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Sikk...

SDF dismisses 2nd list rumours

SE Report GANGTOK: The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) ...

Sports

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Afghanistan notch up maiden Test win, beat Ireland

DEHRADUN (IANS): Afghanistan registered their maiden win in ...

East Bengal has three entities: CEO Sen

NEW DELHI (IANS): The rift in East Bengal is getting wider b...

Milner's penalty puts Liverpool in EPL's top spot

LONDON (IANS): James Milner's late penalty kick secured ...

India eye gold in Azlan Shah Cup hockey

BENGALURU (IANS): Ahead of the Indian mens hockey teams depa...

Inter-school cricket competitions to return this year

SE Report GANGTOK: Sikkim Cricket Association (SICA) plans t...

Darjeeling

Tea protest halted

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-aff...

TMC candidate Amar Singh Rai given grand welcome

PRASHANT ACHARYA BAGDOGRA,: Amar Singh Rai, the sitting Darj...

Darjeeling Police starts helpline for tourists

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: The Darjeeling Police is all s...

MR KALIMPONG 2019

Tenchuong Lepcha was announced as Mr Kalimpong 2019 during t...

TMC names Morcha MLA as Darjeeling candidate

Our Correspondent DARJEELING: Sitting Gorkha Janmukti Morcha...

National

Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM

Panaji (IANS): Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant ...

Rahul takes dig at Modi in Karnataka

Kalaburagi (Karnataka) (IANS): Congress President Rahul Gand...

Resume talks with Dalai Lama, aides, US tells China

Dharamsala (IANS): The US Ambassador-At-Large for Internatio...

2019 polls a battle between Modi and Mamata: TMC MP

Kolkata (IANS): Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerje...

Aircraft carrier, nuke sub used to deter Pakistan

New Delhi,(IANS): It was not only the Indian Air Force (IAF)...


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