Gangtok, Sikkim

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West Sikkim girl to participate in Thailand taekwondo championship

GANGTOK: Sikkim girl Sulochana Limboo today left for Bangkok...

‘Say No to Firecrackers’ at Yuksom

YUKSOM: In a bid to ensure a pollution-free and safe Diwali,...

Training for east polling personnel

GANGTOK: The first round of training to polling personnel fo...

Candidates briefed on Election process in North

MANGAN: An interactive session of the contesting candidates ...

Section 144 imposed in South Sikkim

GANGTOK: South district magistrate Raj Yadav on Tuesday issu...

Sports

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ICFAI Runathon on Nov 12

GANGTOK: The second edition of ICFAI Runathon organised by I...

Block level sports meet

NAMCHI:Ablock level sports meet was organised by Nehru Yuva ...

Sushmita Rai has been nominated as the brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme

International kickboxer from Sikkim Sushmita Rai has been no...

Mohun Bagan wins Governor’s Gold Cup for 10th time

GANGTOK:MohunBagan AC edged past Calcutta Customs 1-0 on Sun...

Mohun Baganvs Calcutta Customs in Governor’s Gold Cup final today

GANGTOK: It will be an all-Kolkata affair on Sunday afternoo...

Darjeeling

Diwali made in India, illuminations made in China

SILIGURI: This is a Chinese invasion! The Dokalam crisis mig...

Police raid, arms recovery is a conspiracy to finish me: Bimal

DARJEELING: GJM president Bimal Gurung today circulated an a...

Toy train services in hills expected by Oct end

DARJEELING: A decision on resuming the toy train service in ...

Bengal DGP takes stock of situation in Kalimpong

Darjeeling: West Bengal Director General of Police Surajit K...

The mystery behind the trouble in the Darjeeling hills

SILIGURI: Arthur Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes fame and Aga...

National

Diwali gift for soldiers: Government withdraws monthly fee for DSPT services

New Delhi: The government has decided that from the day of D...

Army chief visits Srinagar to review situation

Srinagar: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat arrived here...

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists: Dalai Lama

Imphal: There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists because ...

Celebrate pollution-free Diwali, says President

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged peop...

GST 'killing' Kerala's booming tourism industry: Stakeholders

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's money-spinning tourism indu...


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