Music meet to find new talent

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, Oct. 9: Come Diwali, the hills will come alive with the sound of music. A Solo Instrumental Competition, with the thrust on Western classical music, will be held at Saptashree Gyanpeeth here on November 10. The open competition is being organised by My Peace Organisation, a local NGO. Four faculty members …

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Lepcha rally in Kalimpong draws thousands

Statesman News Service GANGTOK, Oct. 7: Over 5,000 people took part in a mass rally organised by members of the Indigenous Lepcha Tribal Association at Kalimpong yesterday to protest against upcoming hydroelectric power projects at Dzongu, a Lepcha reserve in North Sikkim. People from Nepali, Bhutia and Lepcha communities ad members of various social organisations …

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Join action against hydel plants

http://www.telegraphindia.com Kalimpong, Oct. 1: Lepcha organisations from the Darjeeling hills and Sikkim have come together to form a Joint Action Committee (JAC) to intensify their on-going agitation demanding that all hydel power projects proposed for the Lepcha reserve of Dzongu be scrapped. The JAC will be headed by L.S. Tamsang, the president of the Indigenous …

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