Gangtok, Sikkim, ▪ REGD NO. WB/SKM/2/10 VOL. XXXIII ▪ RNI No. RN 40962/90  ▪
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Sikkim Express
April 1976
First English Weekly

January 1986
Best Small Newspaper
(English) Award in India

April 2001
'Sikkim Perspective'
Silver Jubilee of
Sikkim Express

May 2003
First English Daily

February 2006
Sikkim's First Daily
in Colour



Sikkim Express is the oldest and largest circulated English daily newspaper in Sikkim, a small but rapidly progressing State. Since its inception in 1976, Sikkim Express has established itself as a faithful companion of the hilly State that had joined the Indian Union only a year ago.
Sikkim Express is a brand trusted by our increasing number of readers whose purchasing power and taste for a good lifestyle have also simultaneously taken a multifold leap over the years. The newspaper circulates among every section of the Sikkimese society. Be it a student or a tourism entrepreneur or a policy maker, Sikkim Express is the choice for them.
With tourism footfalls in Sikkim expected to touch 10 lakhs per annum by 2015, Sikkim Express has extended its reach and is a must-have for all tourists who wish to know about whats happening around them and the best deals in the State. In this way, Sikkim Express has multiplied the visibility of its advertisers beyond the State.
The growing purchasing power of Sikkimese people and a direct exposure to lakhs of tourists have been smartly leveraged by our advertisers to promote their brand at very affordable rates. Sikkim Express remains committed to the values of journalism and adopting the best business practices. Sikkim Express is always looking ahead to raise the benchmark higher in the interests of our loyal readers and generous advertisers.
Sikkim Express has a distinguished track record of 36 years of uninterrupted news service and its website,, is followed by the Sikkimese Diaspora studying or working in other parts of the country or abroad.


 Sikkim at Glance

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
Max- 21C ; Min - 13C
Max -13C ; Min - 0.48C
Rainfall : 325 cm per annum
Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi

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