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M.B. Gurung takes oath as Sikkim CIC

GANGTOK (IPR): Retired secretary, Government of Sikkim, M.B ...

Lingmoo Paiyong selected under DAAV, entry point meeting held

GANGTOK: An entry point meeting for District Administration&...

Foundation stone laid for Folk Healing Centre

GANGTOK: Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Friday laid the fo...

Taxis to mandatorily have stickers with contact numbers of MVD officials

GANGTOK: Stickers carrying contact details of concerned Moto...

NSD theatre festival starts today

GANGTOK: The Winter Theatre Festival organised by National S...

Sports

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Sikkim suffers defeat in opening match of Dr. T. Ao Cup

GANGTOK: Sikkim today suffered a heart-breaking defeat in it...

Mahendra Karki Memorial Invitational Football Tournament to be held in April

GANGTOK: The 2nd Mahendra Karki Memorial Invitational Footba...

Mountain bike race from Lebong to Tiger Hill on Feb 25

DARJEELING: Mountain biking is catching up as an adventure s...

Boxing training centre comes up at Arithang multi-purpose hall

GANGTOK: The top floor of the multi-purpose hall at Arithang...

Sikkim runners back with medals from Kolhapur Run Ultra Marathon

GANGTOK: Three athletes from Sikkim have returned home with ...

Darjeeling

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MRI, CT scan machines lying idle at Kalimpong hospital

KALIMONG: The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) has de...

Pay pending puja bonus, dispatch first flush: DTDPLU to tea gardens

DARJEELING: The GJM-affiliated Darjeeling Terai Dooars Plant...

Crafts training centre at Kalimpong inaugurated

KALIMPONG: The West Bengal Khadi and Village Industry Board ...

Reminder from Bimal to Hills

‘We have to come out taking every risk’ DARJEELI...

Mamata, investors to visit Darjeeling for industrial meet

DARJEELING: The ‘Queen of Hills’ Darjeeling is a...

National

Meghalaya's most wanted rebel killed in gunfight with police

Williamnagar (Meghalaya) (IANS): Special Force (SF-10) comma...

Three fresh cases of banking fraud reported, Rahul attacks PM

New Delhi (IANS): Close on the heels of a massive Rs 11,300 ...

Jaitley talks of tougher law to bring scamsters to justice

New Delhi (IANS): Without mentioning the Rs 11,300 crore fra...

Tamil Nadu got higher funds allocations, projects under NDA: Modi

Chennai (IANS): Wooing the people of Tamil Nadu particularly...

Trump blames India, China for quitting Paris climate deal

Washington (IANS): US President Donald Trump has once again ...


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