Tests to recruit constable held

TAWANG, Jan 18: The physical efficiency test (PET) and physical standard test for recruitment of constable male/female (civil) and band bugler (IRBn) were conducted on Thursday & Friday at Gyalwa Tsangyang Gyatso High School stadium here. In all 737 candidates applied for recruitment of whom males faced PET/PST on Thursday. Of 292 males applied, 178 appeared and 115 qualified while 264 females appeared on Friday of 445 applied and only 153 qualified. (DIPRO)

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NDRF trains students on school safety methods

TAWANG, Dec 07: Doimukh-based 12th Bn National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in collaboration with district disaster management authority conducted series of awareness and school safety programmes in various schools and Govt institutions in Tawang district during last few days. The event, coordinated by DDMO Tsangpa Tashi, was conducted at Seru, Kitpi, Town & Bomba GS schools, Tawang & Lungla GHSS and DC office on fire safety techniques on search & rescue and first aid. (DIPRO)

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United efforts key to improve farmers’ life: DC

TAWANG, Dec 03: “We can bring changes in life of people, farmers in particular by united efforts. DRDO can use their expertise in doubling farmers’ income,” Tawang DC Sang Phuntsok in his address to a seminar-cum-interactive meeting on “Challenges, issues & opportunity in agriculture animal husbandry and environment in Tawang.” He urged DRDO to suggest better solution for vermicompost and use techniques to find out water quality since the catchment area of the drinking water here are mostly nearby firing range areas. He sought DRDO’s support to farmers in horticulture sector by…

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Mini marathon held as part of Tawang Maitree Diwas

TAWANG, Nov 26: Tawang Brigade, district administration and Yuva Arunachal (NGO) jointly conducted the annual mini marathon from Tawang Monastery to War Memorial covering a distance of 5-km here on Monday. The event, a curtain raiser for two-day 10th Tawang Maitree Diwas  themed ‘Know Your Army’, scheduled from Nov 28, was flagged off jointly by   Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi & Tawang Garrison commander Brig Zubin Bhatnagar in presence of large number of civil and Army dignitaries. In all 400 runners of all age, gender, caste and creed took part in junior,…

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14th SADP camp organized

TAWANG, Nov 26: The 14th Sarkar aapke dwar par (SADP) camp and jan sunwai sammelan was conducted at Khet village under Jang sub-division on Monday. EAC Dochora Lama, who inaugurated the camp with Jang ADC Lobsang Wangchu Bapu in his address, told the villagers about facilities offered while Wangchu asked them to avail maximum benefits. Dochora Lama handed over the utensils for school kitchen to Khet middle school teacher in-charge and  felicitated school toppers. The villagers were given ST, PRC, birth certificates, marriage registration, Driving license Aadhar enrollment, and application for various…

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Tashi opens 2 health sub-centres

LUMLA, Nov 24: Two health sub-centres at Kharteng and Mangnam villages under Lungla sub-division was inaugurated by local MLA Jambey Tashi. Addressing Tawang DMO Dr.Wangdi Lama, officers/officials, public leaders and villagers, Tashi in both the places, Tashi urged the masses to maintain personal hygiene and to keep away from tobacco, alcohol and other intoxications. He made special request to village heads and leaders to educate the expecting mothers to go for institutional birth and avail the health benefits under various Govt schemes. “Children are our future and we must ensure…

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Gyepu-Gyemu festival begins

TAWANG, Nov 23: Thousands of people from villages, township and neighbouring nation Bhutan assembled at Chhamleng area of Tawang Ganden Namgyal Lhatse, popularly known as Tawang Monastery to witness the Gyepu-Gyemu (King  & Queen) Festival. Torgya Festival is held annually, but Gyepu-Gyemu Festival is held in every three years, one month ahead of Torgya Dungyur Chhenmo festival as per tradition. It is believed that in earlier times, the monk in-charge for subsidiary monasteries, like Taklung gonpa at Sanglem, Tashi Rapten gonpa at Namshu in present West Kameng district and around 18 were…

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Tawang bandh ends peacefully

TAWANG, Nov 12: The dawn to dusk Tawang bandh called by All Tawang District Students’ Union under Operation Clean Drive ended on Monday without any untoward incident even  stone pelting or burning of tyres. There was no disturbance in district HQs here and group allowed the students to attend their classes, a few tourist vehicles were also plying without any hindrance. Interestingly, in few locations people were found doing cleanliness drive, the schools, Govt offices while banks functioned normally though the shopkeepers downed their shutters.. As per reports from Lungla…

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Swachcta Action Plan propagated

DABRU, Nov 11: Tawang field outreach bureau of I&B Ministry organized a special awareness programme in coordination with villagers on Swachhta Action Plan here under Dirang circle on Sunday. The SAP is a national level campaign started by the GoI to make all cities, towns and villages clean by involving all ministries, departments and general public to achieve complete Swachhta by October 2 next year, FOB head L. Dawa said. Dr. Rinchin Megaji, as resource person, urged the villagers to maintain cleanliness and enlisted ways, according to a FOB release….

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Rise above politics for development: Tashi

TAWANG, Nov 09: Lungla MLA Jambey Tashi today called upon villagers not to divide themselves in the name of politics but work unitedly for the betterment of society. Addressing 12th round of Sarkar aapke dwar pe (SADP) camp at Dudungkhar circle HQs under Lungla sub-division, he  advocated educating and motivating youths to avail benefits of various GoAP schemes, like MUDRA to become self-dependant. He said that this circle has ample scope for horticulture by taking up cultivation of horticultural crops in vast unused land. Though the GoAP has launched many welfare…

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