Sikkim

State in northeastern India

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Sikkim is a state in northeastern India. It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also located close to India's Siliguri Corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states. A part of the Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates, as well as being a host to Kangchenjunga, the highest peak in India and third highest on Earth. Sikkim's capital and largest city is Gangtok. Almost 35% of the state is covered by the Khangchendzonga National Park.

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The move was approved by the Union home ministry following a petition by the tourism ministry, which has sought newer avenues to increase tourist footfalls in..
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Of the 137 peaks, 51 are in Uttarakhand, 24 in Sikkim, 47 in Himachal Pradesh and 15 in Jammu and Kashmir
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning may also occur at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim and Odisha.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

SDF is headed by former Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

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