Unknown miscreants fire in Itanagar, none hurt 

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 24: Few either involved in poppy cultivation or indulged in opium pedaling attempted to fire at allegedly state nodal officer of Narcotics Cell Oli Koyu in state capital around 9 pm reflecting their dare devil act. Though Koyu escaped unscathed, but such act within state capital reflected the state of affairs which is enough to send an alarm bell ringing for the law enforcing agencies. However, neither the incident could be confirmed nor those possibly involved known due to late evening despite various…

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IMC Dy chief councilor among 3 join BJP

By Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Nov 24: Three former IMC councilors including former deputy chief councilor Tarh Nachung along with their supporters and well-wishers and aspiring candidates accompanied joined ruling BJP in a functioning here on Tuesday. Councilor Taba Takia, aspirants Hari Yaying, Rido Ania Rechi were welcomed to the saffron brigade by Capital district BJP president Tarh Soping. “I have been in the capital for more than 35  years and have been associated with several organizations to take up various social welfare activities,” Naching said, adding that he was with…

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EVMs checked in presence of DC

ITANAGAR, Nov 24: With the announcement of the Municipal Elections, the process of first-level checking of electronic voting machines (EVMs) was conducted here on Tuesday in presence of DC-cum- MEO Komkar Dulom, EAC (Election). Datum Gadi and EAC-cum-EVM and training in-charge Lod Takar, Geology & Mining Dy director RK Sona, EVM cell incharge for Itanagar area. Dulom also discussed various technical issues relating to proper functioning of EVMs and control units with EVM expert for smooth conduct of the polls. He also said that the first-level checking is being undertaken…

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APPSC to hold exams as per rules: Chairman ensures Guv

ITNAGAR, Nov 24: Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) chairman Nipo Nabam along with secretary A.R. Talwade called by Governor Brig.  (Retd) B.D. Mishra at Raj Bhavan, met at Raj Bhawab here on Tuesday and discuss to work out a foolproof system for conduct of ensuing APPSCC Main Examination. Dr Mishra stressed the responsibility of APPSC to ensure that question papers are within the given syllabus and strictly as per the rules for the APPSC to meet expectations of the people by its transparency, objectivity and no loopholes in the…

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Merit only criteria for any Govt jobs: Tako

By Ravi Kumar ITANAGAR, Nov 24: Merit will be the only criteria for recruitment in government jobs, Tali MLA Jikke Tako said while addressing civil service aspirants from his constituency during a career counseling programme in a city-based hotel here on Tuesday These aspirants have qualified for the mains of the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examinations. Unlike in the past, present state government led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu is committed to ensure merit-based recruitment in a free, fair and transparent manner for his commitment to root out…

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2 more nabbed in Meena Lishi murder case

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 24: Reflecting ingenuity, Capital Police team led by SP Jimmy Chiram on Tuesday arrested two more persons in sensational Techi Meena Lishi murder conspiracy to take total arrests so far to seven. Those arrested in Banderdewa PS case No-22/20 u/s 120-B/201/302/279 IPC, were Vijay Biswas @ Dengu, 30, of  Nogaon in  Assam and .Chumi Taya, 26, of  Kamle of Arunachal Pradesh for their conclusive link in the murder, However, SP Chiram said that the investigation in the case is still in progress. Those arrested…

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Chalo Loku Fest greetings

ITANAGAR, Nov 24: Governor Brig. (Retd) B. D. Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have greeted Arunachal Pradesh people, Nocte brethren in particular, on Chalo Loku festival. “I join Noctes brethren to pray Almighty Rang for socio-cultural and socio-economic well being of one and all”, the governor said in his message, Terming Chalo Loku as one of the most vibrant major tribes of the state celebrating to mark end of harvest, CM Khandu, in his message, believed that this celebration of Chalo Loku would prove a major catalyst towards achieving the goal of unity in diversity.…

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52 new COVID cases detected

NAHARLAGUN, Nov 24, (AONS): With only 52 COVID-19 cases detected on Tuesday, the total cases of Arunachal Pradesh rose to 16,144, including 1,004 active, 15,091 recoveries and 49 deaths, state vigilance officer Dr L Jampa reported. District-wise deaths reported were West Kameng (11); East Siang (10); ICC (8); Upper Siang (6); Changlang, Leparada, Namsai, Tawang, Tirap &  Longding(2 each);  West Siang, Lower Siang, Anjaw, Lower Dibang Valley & Pakke Kesang (1 each), Dr Jampa added.

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IMA begins 1st plasma donation camp | 2 doctors among 4 donate in TRIMHS

Arunachal could gift plasmato Assam: Dr Jini ‘Team health’ spirit credited for the feat TRIHMS has made tremendous development within a very short span of time in all aspects including setting up of COVID-19 test laboratory in comparison to other developed states and the credit goes to ‘Team health’ spirit led by Dr Jini, said Dr Parthiban responding to a question from this editor earlier. By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Nov 23: Though COVID-19 pandemic has been spelling doom across the world, but India’s Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh inked a…

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SIC files chargesheet in APSSB job scam case

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 23: The special investigation cell (SIC) on Monday  filed chargesheet against 19 people in one of the two cases registered in  Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) job scam, SP (SIC) M Harsha Vardhan told media person here. The chargesheet after nine months of extensive investigation was filed against 19 people, including main accused Kapter Ringu, the then APSSB under secretary, in the APSSB job scam case pertaining to recruitment of lower division clerk (LDC), before the special judge of  Prevention of Corruption…

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