Gangtok, Sikkim

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FIGA takes up Gorkha issues with Rajnath

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Himalayan Hospitality & Tourism Development Network formed

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CM in Rome for UN Future Policy Award

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LT want seats, not pity from SDF: JAC

GANGTOK: The Sikkim Limboo Tamang Tribal Joint Action Commit...

Sports

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Umesh gives India 'good headache' ahead of Australia tour

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Governor’s Gold Cup from Oct 23

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Asian championship was a learning experience for me: Karishma Subba

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Assam's first Baby League announced

GANGTOK: Assam is going to take baby steps for a giant leap ...

Athletics body revived with new team

PANKAJ DHUNGEL GANGTOK: The Sikkim Amateur Athletics Associa...

Darjeeling

Morcha rivals lock horns over bonus

DARJEELING: The rival factions of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha...

Compensation sought for tea workers

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Bimal camp claim on ST status

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Delhi GJM Day event aborted, Binay blames BJP

DARJEELING: With his faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (...

Binay counters Bimal camp’s claims on MHA meeting

DARJEELING,: GJM leader Binay Tamang has dismissed the claim...

National

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CBI files closure report in missing JNU student case

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Indian, Pakistan Armies trade fire on LoC

Jammu (IANS): The Indian and Pakistan Armies traded fire on ...


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