Chinese Army’s intrusion report into Arunachal territory baseless: DGP

*MP draws PM’s attention towards Chinese stapled visa By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Oct 15: Reacting to photographs of personnel of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China intruding into Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh as baseless, director general of police S B K Singh said that there was no such report. “It could be old pictures doing round in social media”, he categorically said, adding such report on being receipt was passed on to the Army, the competent force to do the needful. Another intelligence source, when contracted, on condition…

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AAPSU holds rally, demands ouster of Capital Complex DC

By Our Reporter ITANAGAR, Oct 15: Hundreds of students led by All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) on Monday carried out protest march demanding ouster of Capital Complex DC Prince Dhawan, probe into compensation payment of Itanagar-Naharlaugn four-lane and complete eviction of encroachment within right of way (ROW) of NH-415. The rallists – holding leaflets, placards, banners and shouting slogans – ‘we want good road in state capital’, ‘Prince Dhawan hai hai’, ‘we want ouster of DC who assassinate our development’- marched from Akashdeep shopping complex to Tennis court complex…

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Gujarat delegates call on CM, Guv

ITANAGAR, Oct 15:  A 13-member Gujarat delegation including MPs, MLAs and senior officers led by MoS (Sports) Ishwarsinh Thakorbhai Patel called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Monday. Khandu, during interaction, informed about state’s huge tourism potential as tourism festivals, like Ziro Music of Festival, Mechuka Adventure Festival, Tawang Festival, Orange Festival at Dambuk are emerging as attractions for national and international tourists. Diversity of Arunachal with cultural and scenic beauty could make it a major tourist attraction, he informed. On agri & horti potential, he said the state boasts…

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All capital dwellers are one and equal: Kaso

By AO News Service NAHARLAGUN, Oct 15: Durga Puja also called as Durgotsav, the five-day festival which symbolizes triumph of good over evil, begun at all pandal in the Capital Complex on Sashti on Monday when according to astrology Goddess Durga arrived on horse. Itanagar lawmaker Techi Kaso inaugurating the 40th Durga Puja in Kali Temple here in the evening, he recalled the contribution of former engineer B Das and Chakrabarty for their invaluable contributions in building this one of the oldest temple of Capital Complex beginning in 1989. While greeting the…

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8th State Weightlifting Champ-2018 | Papum Pare dist emerges team winner with 7 medals

Roshni, Nadam, Agung NAHARLAGUN, Oct 15: The 8th State Weightlifting Championship-2018 conducted with great enthusiasm by of Arunachal Weightlifting Association (AWA) involving 256 competitors including some global weightlifters of its 18 affiliated units concluded successfully on Sunday. Papum Pare district won overall team championship with seven medals (4 gold, 1 silver & 2 bronze)  beating last year’s team champion East Kameng which had won 2 gold,  5 silver and 2 bronze, according to an AWA release. Landmark record: The event saw Ph Roshni lifting 100 kg in clean & jerk to become first…

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24th Vishwakarma football running trophy-2018 begins

By Our Staff Reporter CHIMPU, Oct 15: The 24th Vishwakarma Football Running Trophy-2018 kicked off amid a huge gathering at KV-2 play ground here on Monday. Biological park & Gyekar Sinyi Protection and Development Society chairmanr Taro Tagia, in his inaugural address, said that any games and sport help to remain fit and fine with and help maintain communal harmony, brotherhood and sportsmanship. It is matter of concern that few play for winning, a wrong concept as all should play for winning laurel. The players should concentrate and devote time in games,…

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Priests urged to guard time tested institution

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 15: IFCSAP advisor Tony Koyu, addressing concluding function of tree-day state level priest/shaman workshop on Monday as guest of honour, told the priest community that sacrifice and dedication given by them is enormous. Citing several illustrations from history, he exhorted them to remain humble and not engage in any activity that degrades the priesthood and disintegrates the society. He implored them to utilize their gift for the welfare of humanity. He stressed the importance of documentation   of unique traditions, rituals etc of indigenous society practiced by various communities of…

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2 hurt in scooty & oil tanker collision

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 15: One scooty driven by a male with a female pillion rider collided with an oil tanker near Harmuty in Assam on Monday evening and both sustained serious injuries. The female sustained serious fracture on her left leg as visible in the picture. The number of scooty is AR01K 9567 and oil tanker’s AS076 6345, a passerby told over telephone, adding both in serious condition were taken to Laluk Hospital.

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DFO untimely death mourned

ITANAGAR, Oct 15: Condolences poured in following untimely death of Banderdewa forest division DFO  Neelam Nido, who had passed away on Sunday around 10.30 pm due to sever cardiac arrest. Former chief minister-cum-MLA Nabam Tuki, APCC president Takam Sanjoy along with host of leaders visited his Doimukh residence to join the grieving family. They conveyed their deep sense of condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace. Meanwhile, Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) also deeply mourned over his…

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WHL hold awareness

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 15: A door to door awareness campaign was conducted at Chandranagar on Monday by Women Helpline (WHL) of Oju Welfare Assocation. Citizens were informed about functions and schemes of the WHL and asked to call toll free number (181), in case of victimization of any woman.

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