Gangtok, Sikkim

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Limboo community celebrates Balihang Tongnam

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Governor’s Diwali greetings to Safai Karmacharis

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Governor completes North Sikkim tour, assures to deal with all public grievances

MANGAN (IPR): Governor Ganga Prasad today held an interactiv...

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Sikkim Deanery marks silver jubilee with music, sports activities

GANGTOK,: As a part of its silver jubilee celebration, Sikki...

Timburbong football association wins Soreng football tourney

SARAD SHARMA SORENG: Timburbong Football Association won the...

Mountain biking competition at Namchi Mahotsav

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Muay Thai preparation camp concludes

GANGTOK (IPR): The 10-day long preparation camp for national...

Shillong Lajong to face Indian Arrows in their first away game

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Darjeeling

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GNLF to intensify stir for 6th Schedule status

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Expelled Morcha councillor cries politics

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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