Gangtok, Sikkim

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25 years in rigorous imprisonment handed for serial sexual assaults on minor girl

Two co-accused persons also held guilty, gets jail sentences...

JAC demands clarification from CM on LT seats

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

Second accident at Rangpo-Kumrek road in a week

RANGPO: The treacherous stretch between Rangpo and Kumrek sa...

Board of visitors meeting at District Prison Namchi

GANGTOK: A board of visitors meeting at District Prison, Nam...

Sports

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‘Sikkim Run’ marathon to take place on Dec 10

GANGTOK (IPR): A popular marathon mega event, ‘Sikkim ...

Sikkim squad for national futsal championship

GANGTOK: Sikkim futsal squad for Futsal Association of India...

Losoong archery tournament starts at Pakyong Karthok

PAKYONG:Losoong archery tournament started today at Karthok,...

3rd Serenity Cup to kick off on Nov 23

GANGTOK: Organised by Serenity Home, Gangtok in collaboratio...

Darjeeling

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GNLF in Kalimpong after 10 years

KALIMPONG: After almost a decade, the Gorkha National Libera...

Bimal appeals people to boycott rebel leader’s public meeting

DARJEELING: GJM president Bimal Gurung has appealed the peop...

Rebel Morcha camp to hold public meeting at Darjeeling

DARJEELING: The GJM faction led by Binay Tamang is holding a...

GNLF central committee deliberates on upcoming meeting with State

DARJEELING: The GNLF central committee on Sunday huddled at ...

Police recover arms at Kalimpong

KALIMPONG: Two pistols, one revolver, three magazines and 37...

National

IAF commando, six militants including Lakhvi's nephew killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A commando of the IAF's Garud fo...

Educational bodies must adapt to newer technologies: President

New Delhi (IANS) Calling for an "inter-disciplinary&quo...

CWC to meet on Monday, set ball rolling for Rahul's elevation

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Congress party's highest decisi...

China has begun feasibility study on cross-border rail line with Nepal: Envoy

Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) The Chinese Ambassador to Nepal has...

'Indian industry to chart out plan to supply for defence'

Chennai (IANS) Union Defence Minister NirmalaSitharaman on S...


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