Sikkim


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a geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan

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I feel this was said for Sikkim and Sikkim only," Rahman said in a statement.
Gangtok (Sikkim) [India], November 9 ( ANI ): The natural beauty of Sikkim has attracted a surge of tourists in the last decade, which has encouraged the government to try adding a new tourist destination- Jelep La Pass, the old silk route which passes between East Sikkim and Tibet.
However, the trespass by the Indian troops took place at the Sikkim section of the China-India boundary over 2,000 meters away from Mount Gipmochi and has nothing to do with the tri-junction, said Geng.
CHINA on Tuesday struck a strong message on the on- going border stand- off in Sikkim, indicating it may not allow the remaining six batches of 50 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims each through the Nathu La pass if the situation remained unresolved.
At the time, Sikkim was mostly Buddhist, and Buddhism was the state religion.
In June this year, Sikkim also became the first to launch an open government data portal in India.
For three days, 52 international buyers and delegates from tour operators and media from 23 countries traveled up the harrowing curved streets of the mountains to visit the mysterious state of Sikkim for the fourth International Tourism Mart (ITM).
The story of the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim is a textbook case of how small countries stand no chance against big powers, and Andrew Duff is well-qualified to tell that story, giving us a fast-paced, entertaining yet thoroughly-researched work.
The flowery trail of the Yumthang Valley What: Sikkim is not all about mountains and treks--you can even have a soft adventure together.
The Cosmos Bank, a co-operative bank, has announced the launch of mobile banking services for its customers in Sikkim.
India, April 16 -- Thirty eight years have elapsed since Sikkim ceased to be a monarchy and became a state of the Indian union.
Summary: New Delhi: Sikkim has been declared India's "best small state" by the jury of the .
20 -- The 2nd PAI Annual Paragliding Festival is being held in Gangtok, Sikkim from 31 Oct - 3 Nov 2012.
29 -- With remarkable commitment in public life, the Sikkim Lok Sabha MP Prem Das Rai is an epitome of purposeful entry into politics.
In 1971, Palden Thondup Namgyal the chogyal (or king) of the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim and his American wife, Hope Cooke, commissioned Ray to make a documentary about the state.