Gangtok, Sikkim

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People seek permanent solution to Geyzing-Legship road

GEYZING: "It is sorry to see the deteriorated condition...

CBI directed to take necessary steps on SU financial irregularity allegations

GANGTOK: The High Court of Sikkim has directed the Central B...

Terminate extended services of government employees: SYA

GAGNTOK: The Sikkim Youth Alliance (SYA) has demanded immedi...

12-hour music fest this Saturday

GANGTOK: Event management group Positude is all set to organ...

Actor Vikrant Massey shoots web series ‘Rise’ in Sikkim

GANGTOK: Known for his roles in TV shows, soaps, short films...

Sports

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TT competition in west district concludes

GANGTOK: The State-level table tennis competition for under-...

Wins for Boys Club, Royal United Sikkim

GANGTOK: Boys Club, Gangtok and Royal United Sikkim FC emerg...

State-level mapping of tribal sports talent begins

GANGTOK: The State-level mapping of tribal sports talent in ...

SDABA forms adhoc body

NAMCHI: South District Amateur Boxing Association formed its...

United Sikkim beats Aakraman FC

GAGNTOK: Royal United Sikkim FC defeated Aakraman FC 2-0 tod...

Darjeeling

A bit more time and patience might have done the trick

SILIGURI: In its haste to further isolate the absconding Gor...

Mamata resurrects GTA with Binay Tamang as chairman

Hill parties reject board, says agitation is for Gorkhaland ...

The tale of a movement within a movement

SILIGURI: An interesting phenomenon is working in the Darjee...

AIGL issues show cause notice to party president

DARJEELING: The All India Gorkha League (AIGL) today issued ...

Four relief team volunteers killed in car crash

DARJEELING: Four Sai Samiti volunteers were killed in a car ...

National

Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion

Kolkata (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Thursday lifted al...

First Scorpene submarine delivered to Indian Navy

New Delhi (IANS): In a historic moment, the first Scorpene s...

Northeast students protest death of Manipuri youth, demand probe

New Delhi (IANS): Hundreds of youth from the northeast on Th...

Centre, states failed to enforce police reforms: CHRI

New Delhi (IANS): The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (...

Militants attack cavalcade of Kashmir Minister, 3 killed

Srinagar (IANS): Three civilians were killed and 30 others, ...


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