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Governor Ganga Prasad administers the oath to Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) President Prem Singh Tamang as the new Chief Minister of Sikkim during a swearing-in-ceremony, at Paljor Stadium, in Gangtok.

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Aerial pictures shot by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his way to Sikkim to inaugurate the Pakyong airport, in Gangtok.

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Aerial pictures shot by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his way to Sikkim to inaugurate the Pakyong airport, in Gangtok.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling (R) on his arrival, in Gangtok. Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad (C) is also seen.

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A decorated yak sits on a snow-covered hill near Changu Lake some 40 kilometres from Gangtok, in Sikkim.

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Tourists enjoy yak ride on a snow coverd hill after fresh snowfall at Changu Lake some 40 kilometres from Gangtok, in Sikkim.

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Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Kumar Chamling during their meeting in Gangtok.

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Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Kumar Chamling meeting the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh in Gangtok, Sikkim.

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President Pranab Mukherjee in Gangtok during his visit to Sikkim.

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Wasted recce Rahul Gandhi with CM Chamling in Gangtok in September 2011

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Miss Sikkim contest winner Zennyla Bhutia, first runner up Bhawana Agarwal (left) and second runner up Anne Norbu Bhutia (right) pose for photographs after they were crowned in Gangtok on Friday night.

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Indian Reserve Battalion with Sikkim Police and Sikkim Disaster Management Force working on the collapsed building at Vajra Hall near Gangtok.

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Army soldiers evacuate a person wounded by a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Chungthang.

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Members of Indian National Disaster Response Force evaluate the damage of a school building before starting their operation to remove a body, believed to be under its rubble, in Chungthang.

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Members of Indian National Disaster Response Force search for a body, believed to be under the rubble of a school building, damaged in a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Chungthang. Rescuers in helicopters on Thursday reached some of the villages in India's remote northeast that were cut off by a powerful earthquake that rattled the Himalayan region.

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Soldiers evacuate a person wounded by a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Chungthang. Rescuers finally reached some of the villages in India's remote northeast that were cut off by a powerful earthquake that rattled the Himalayan region.

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Foreign officials of Trista Urjya Project whom army rescued from Sapho earthquake area of North Sikkim in Gangtok.

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Army personnel loading the goods for air droping in quake affected areas in Gangtok.

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The Union Home Minister, P. Chidambaram arrives at S.T.N.M Hospital to see the earthquake victims, at Gangtok, Sikkim.

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Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrives at S.T.N.M. hospital to meet the earthquake victims in Gangtok.

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Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram (C) with Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling arrives at S.T.N.M. hospital to meet the earthquake victims in Gangtok.

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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi talks to the doctor as he arrives at the civil hospital to meet the injured victims of the earthquake in Gangtok.

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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at a civil hospital to meet the injured victims of the earthquake in Gangtok.

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Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi meets earthquake effected people during his visit to Lumsay in Gangtok.

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Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi meets earthquake effected people during his visit to Lumsay in Gangtok.

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Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi visits earthquake effected area of Lumsay in Gangtok. Also seen in the picture is Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling (L). Seven more bodies were found in the quake rubble, taking the death toll in the calamity in Sikkim to 60 as rescuers struggled to reach the devastated areas where "heavy casualties" were feared.

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Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling visiting the earthquake-hit areas of Gangtok.

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A crack is seen at a road in Gangtok due to the Sep 18th earthquake in Sikkim.

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People take part in a rally to support Anna Hazare's movement against corruption at Deorali in Gangtok.

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A view of Gangtok town with multi stored buildings seen from Lal Bazaar that was jolted with 4.9 rector scale of earthquake shocked at 6:23 am.

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A Phallenopsis hybird orchid in bloom at the Flower Exhibition Centre

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A young lama strikes a pose at the Enchey Monastery

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The Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre, the seat of the Kagyu order of Busshism

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A brilliant view of Gangtok's overcrowded hillside, with the traffic blazing a trail across the city

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Business as usual at a florist's shop near Laal Bazaar

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Waiting for customers to arrive at yet another thukpa-momo restaurant on the arterial M.G. Road

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Mist descends on the bustling city of Gangtok

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