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State-level Tendong Lho Rum Faat celebrations at Gezying

GANGTOK,: A preparatory meeting for the upcoming Tendong Lho...

FPAS all set to host Indian Football Awards

HOM NATH DHUNGYAL GANGTOK,: The Football Players Association...

Unpredictable traffic of Pakyong

Traffic has been unpredictable on the Pakyong-Pachey SDM off...

Minister takes stock of Geyzing roads, slide damages

KUSH HANG LEEWANG GEYZING,: Agriculture minister and area ML...

SKM has maligned Sikkim’s image: SDF

GANGTOK,: The Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) party has hit ba...

Sports

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Sikkim outplays other States in Eastern India Strength Lifting Championship

KUSH HANG LEEWANG GEYZING,: Sikkim emerged champions in both...

Sikkim Aakraman FC organises football camp

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK,: A summer football camp organised by G...

U17 football updates

GANGTOK,: The under-17 football league match between Gangtok...

A lesson in how to turn a celebrated event languid

SUDIPTA CHANDA SILIGURI,: Almost all that could be said abou...

Five Interact Clubs receive special citations from Rotary International

GANGTOK,: Five Interact Clubs from Sikkim has been presented...

Darjeeling

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BJP lacks sincerity on Gorkhaland: Binay

DARJEELING,: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang has ...

Army, navy squads demanded for Teesta search operation

PRASHANT ACHARYA SEVOKE,: Pressure group members comprising ...

Writer Haiman Das Rai Kirat dies aged 101

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI,: Noted Nepali writer Haiman Das R...

GNLF trade union leader joins GJM

DARJEELING,: In a surprise political development, the Gorkha...

Darjeeling MP writes to PM Modi on hill disasters

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI,: Darjeeling Lok Sabha MP Raju Bis...

National

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Will myself decide on my successor: Dalai Lama

DHARAMSALA,(IANS): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, ...

ISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 due to technical snag

SRIHARIKOTA,(IANS): About an hour before its scheduled launc...

Repealing POTA was a mistake, says Amit Shah

NEW DELHI,(IANS): The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Nationa...

ITBP mulls having all-women mountaineering team

NEW DELHI,(IANS): With the rising interest of women in adven...

Live Streaming of Nishan Sahib case threat to national security: Sikkim govt to HC

NEW DELHI,(IANS): The Sikkim government has opposed the live...


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