ATDSU calls 12-hour bandh in Tawang dist

TAWANG, Nov 09: All Tawang District Students’ Union (ATDSU) has given a 12-hour dusk to dawn district bandh call from 5 am on November 1 next in protest against non-fulfillment of its demands in greater welfare of Mon region denizens. The ATDSU, in a letter to DC, recalled its  memorandum submitted to his office April 4 last under Operation Clean Drive which had demanded: Cancellation ST certificate of late Nawang Dondup families; eviction of  private individuals from encroached Govt lands; set up a joint committee including ATDSU members to find…

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Rock show spreads ‘no tobacco’ message through music

TAWANG, Nov 06: Itanagar-based Royal Flush Band conducted a rock show at old market here on Monday evening to send a louder message about the ill effects of tobacco. Organized by state tobacco control cell (STCC) to spread the message on the issue, DPO Dr. Sangey Thinlay earlier urged the gathering to join hands with STCC to make Tawang a tobacco free district. NTCP state programme officer lauded progress of district tobacco control cell. Student trainees of Khandro Drowatsangmu Nursing School presented a skit on ill effects of tobacco while NGO…

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Value-based education best gift of parents to children: Rinpoche

TAWANG, Nov 06: “Nobody wants suffering, we all desire happiness and we have every right to be happy. But happiness cannot be achieved by material gains. We commit mistake by relying too much on gadgets and comparing the rural life with that of urban though rural people have less gadgets,” HE 7th Yongzin Ling trul Dorjee Chhang Tenzin Lungtok Rinpoche said. Giving a talk on ‘peace of mind, love and kindness’, organized by Tawang Monpa Employees Society and sponsored by Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi at Zomkhang hall in circuit house on Monday,…

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People benefiting from Dorjee Khandu’s wisdom: Rinpoche

TAWANG, Nov 04:  “Late Dorjee Khandu has given great service to the people. I am very happy to see the people being benefitted from his vision and good deeds. My prayers and good wishes are always there with you all,” His Eminence the 7th Yongzin Ling Trul Dorjee Chhang Tenzin Lungtok Rinpoche on Sunday said. His statement after he visited Dorjee Khandu Memorial museum and Jangchub Choiten Stupa at Phamla village accompanied with Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi. The Rinpoche, received by hundreds of villagers of Gyangkhar, Khartoot, Bomba, Bumteng and…

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Nonagenarian consults doctor at Muktur SADP

TAWANG, Nov 02: A nonagenarian visited Muktur under Lungla sub-division, one of the most interior village approximately 100-km away to avail the Govt sachems provided during  10th Sarkar aapke dwar pe (SADP) campaign on Thursday. She consulted the team of doctors and enrolled for AADHAAR registration as the district administration had reached there to facilitate the villagers of Phomakhar, Surbin, Kokhem and Muktur. Tawang DC Sang Phuntso inaugurated the camp with registering of various grievances of the villagers during Jan Sunwai as hundreds of villagers had assembled to avail benefits…

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Electoral roll observer visits Tawang

TAWANG, Oct 31: Electoral roll observer for Tawang district Rinchin Tashi had interaction with election functionaries of district level in a meeting here on Wednesday which was attended by representatives of political parties. EAC (election) Lobsang Tsetan highlighted on progress of electoral roll after DEO Sang Phuntosk urged the BLOs and representatives of political parties to place their grievances, if any. Tashi, in his address, said that he has visited Jang-Mogto, and Lungla constituencies including few polling stations and was satisfied with available infrastructure, which were as per ECI requirements….

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Indo-China border personnel meet conducted

TAWANG, Oct 30: A military border personnel meeting (BPM) between the border guarding troops of Indian and Peoples’ Liberation Army was conducted along Chinese side at Bum-La in Tawang district near here on Tuesday. Indian delegation was led by Brigadier Zubin Bhatnagar and PLA delegation led by senior colonel Yao Shi Cheng. The BPM commenced with Indian delegation being received by PLA at famous Heap of Stones at Bum-La Pass, followed by rendition of national anthems and a formal meeting to discuss various issues between the two delegations. Both sides…

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CM assures corpus fund for Manjushree Vidyapith Orphanage

TAWANG, Oct 30: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today advised students of Manjushree Vidyapith Orphanage here them to be sincere, discipline and bee always happy. Addressing 20th foundation day of the institution, he said failure or success is secondary if the person has the right attitude. Appreciating the role of ex-students of the schools in organising the foundation day annually, he said this is how one should contribute back to their schools. It is not possible for one to turn back on their homes, said the CM equating the school to…

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Mega singing hunt Mon Ser-gyelling ends

TAWANG, Oct 30: The grand finale of Mega singing hunt Mon Ser-gyelling (The golden voice of Monyul in modern song) and Mon Rig-zhung Ser-gyelling (The golden voice of Monyul in Folk song)-2018 season, under the banner Film Federation of Monyul (FFM), was conducted on October 29 last with thousands of audience gathering at Men-tsem-tse ground to witness the event. The event was inaugurated by Chief Minister Pema Khandu on September 16 last, who is also chief patron of FFM. This event was initiated in 2010 by him when he was…

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Revert Rinpoche on week-long trip to Tawang

TAWANG, Oct 29: HE the 7th Ling Trul Dorjee chhang Tenzin Lungtok Rinpoche, landed Tawang today on a week long visit. HE Rinpoche was received at Tawang Monastary by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Lumla MLA Jambey Tashi, Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi, Chairman DOKAA (Chosrig Affairs) Jambey Wangdi, Tawang DC Sang Phuntso, SP S.S.Kalsi other public leaders, monks, nuns and hundreds of devotees. This is second visit of HE Rinpoche to Tawang after nearly twelve years, invited by Tawang monastery administration and Tendhon Committee. HE Rinpoche will give teachings and initiation…

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