Gangtok, Sikkim

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Sikkim mourns passing away of Vajpayee

GANGTOK: Governor ShriniwasPatil has expressed deep sadness ...

Indian Army-PLA jointly celebrates I-Day at Nathu La

PRASHANT ACHARYA SILIGURI: A special border personnel meetin...

Wakkaibhayo social media campaign of HSP

GANGTOK: The Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) today held a meeting o...

Felicitations, football mark I-Day at Namchi

NAMO DIXIT NAMCHI:South district headquarters Namchi also wi...

Maintain existing ratio of BL seats, restore Nepali seats: NASBO appeals to Centre

GANGTOK: The National Sikkimese Bhutia Organisation (NASBO 3...

Sports

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I-Day football quintuple for Sikkim Himalayan SC

SE Bureau GANGTOK: Sikkim Himalayan SC has registered an Ind...

St. Xavier’s win Pakyong I-Day football tournament

AJAY THAPA PAKYONG: St. Xavier's School (SXS) 'Blue&...

Army XI in State-level football final

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK: Army XI Lucknow entered the final of S...

UFC leveraging fustal for connecting with friends, staying fit

DICHEN ONGMU GANGTOK: Futsal has become a convenient sport f...

Dentam, Soreng school reach inter-school girls’ final

SARAD SHARMA SORENG: Dentam senior secondary entered the fin...

Darjeeling

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Women’s police station opens in Kalimpong

KALIMPONG: A women’s police station was inaugurated in...

Demand for retaining winter recess for hill colleges

DARJEELING: The students of Southfield College today submitt...

Sonada tea march stopped

DARJEELING: The Uttarkanya Chalo Abhiyan of the Joint Forum,...

Mungpoo houses with Tagore connect eye heritage status

DARJEELING: The Bengal government and the Gorkhaland Territo...

Foundation stone of hill university next month: Rai

DARJEELING: Darjeeling MLA Amar Singh Rai today said Bengal ...

National

Vajpayee, the moderate face of BJP, is no more

New Delhi (IANS): Former Prime Minister AtalBihari Vajpayee,...

Govt announces 7-day national mourning for Vajpayee

New Delhi (IANS): The Centre on Thursday announced a seven-d...

Poll panel virtually rules out simultaneous elections

New Delhi (IANS): In the midst of the BJP's push for &qu...

India names new envoy to Russia

New Delhi (IANS): India on Tuesday named D. Bala Venkatesh V...

MP court gives death sentence for sodomy-murder of minor

Bhopal (IANS): A Madhya Pradesh court has awarded death sent...


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