India tops SAKC tally with 53 medals | KAI chief Tara credited for the feat

NAHARLAGUN, Nov 10: Indian karate team inked a record by winning 51 medals (32 gold, nine silver and 10 bronze) to top medal tally of three-day 5th Cadet, Junior, Under 21 & Senior South Asian Karate Championship (SAKC) which concluded at Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Saturday. Sri Lanka and host Bangladesh secured 2nd and 3rd place. The credit for this spectacular victory goes to Karate Association of India (KAI) president Hanshi Likha Tara who had led the national team to the global championship first time after getting elected to the prestigious position in January last, KAI referee Sensei Bulang Marik said. However,…

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GoAP to revamp edn system: Tedir

AALO, Nov 10: With the GoAP giving new thrust to education and health sectors, it has been imperative to know the conditions of rural schools to revamp the system for larger interest of the student community, Education Minister Taba Tedir said on Sunday. After prolonged interactions with teachers and students of Kamba GHS School, Donyi Polo College (DPDC) and DIET during his visit with Liromoba MLA Nyamar Karbak, West Siang DC Swetika Sachan & HoDs, he referred to alarming poor performance in CBSE in recent past. Pre-board and board examinations of…

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AVBDO ‘save life mission’ yields 73 units blood

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 10: Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donor Organisation (AVBDO), a unit of Arunachal Vivekananda Yuva Shakti (AVYS), continuing its ‘save life mission’ facilitated a blood donation camp in collaboration with All East Kameng Capital Complex Students’ Association (AEKCCSA) and RKMH in hospital campus here on Sunday that yielded 73 units of blood. The camp, an initiative of AVBDO president Ramesh Jeke Tatung due to acute shortage of blood in the hospital, was conducted by RKMS staff led by Dr Garima Chauhan and clinical engineer Pratixita…

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Nyetriidow Fest begins | Culture is our identity: Natung

By Staff  Reporter THRIZINO, Nov 10: “Our tradition is our culture which needs to be protected and preserved for our identity,” Sports, Youth affairs & WRD Minister Mama Natung, said in his inaugural address to 47th Nyetriidow Festival of Aka (Hrusso) community celebrated here in West Kameng district with traditional fervor and gaiety on Sunday. All festivals of various tribal communities remind us of our rich cultural heritage and tradition which defines our true identity to strengthen our belief and rites, Natung said. He assured construction of a multipurpose hall here…

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Ligu evolves new technique to propel space craft without fuel

NAHARLAGUN, Nov 10: Akkom Jumni Ligu, son of Ligu village GB Tajum LIgu, working as district labour & employment officer of  Upper Subansiri district, has developed  model with new technique to propel space craft/satellite without fuel. His model was demonstrated at his temporary residence at F Sector here on Saturday. The spacecraft can be propelled in microgravity space without using fuel by a technique called ‘Electro-mechanical mass thrust- EMT’, said Ligu, who has named his model as ‘Donyi Jirpu’, locally means sun girl. The technique is of spacecraft kept on…

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TLF showcases rich tribal cultural & literary heritage to mainstream

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Nov 10: A tribal literature festival of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) begun in its Bhopal campus on Monday in collaboration with Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs to bring cultural and literary reserves of tribal inhabitants into mainstream. Inauguration of Chitra Lipi, an exhibition on ‘Expression of thoughts through paintings’ and Kanjali, a workshop on ‘traditional art and craft’ by famous poet-author Easterine Kire at Arvitti Bhawanand  release a book of marked the beginning of the event. ‘Jayaka’ is the major attraction of…

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AMYAA trains 30 youth in bamboo handicrafts

By Staff Reporter ROING, Nov 10: A month-long skill development training on bamboo handicrafts, organized by local NGO AMYAA for unemployed youth of Lower Dibang Valley concluded at the NGO’s training centre on Saturday. Sponsored by Small Industry Development Bank of India (SIDBI), it aimed at providing a spring board and link to the rural youth to improve their livelihood. Roing ADC T Pertin, addressing the valedictory function as chief guest, encouraged the trainees to be consistent in sharpening learned skills. “Aspiring entrepreneurs could make maximum use of huge bamboo resources…

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Namut Dai passes away

PASIGHAT, Nov 10: Namut Dai, a President Award winner, passed away at his Mirku residence near here at about 11.30 pm on Friday last. He is survived by wife, three sons and one daughter. According to office source, son of late Otel Dai and Late Momang Dai, Namut born in 1954 had joined service as teacher on 28.03.1971 and was retired on 01.06. 2014. He was conferred with state teacher award in 1998 and National Teacher Award on 05.09,07 for his outstanding contributions in education field. Local MLA Kaling Moyong, in…

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About 2000 workers quit JD(S)

From Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov. 10: About 2000 party workers of Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S), East Siang district unit including district president & women President, in a major political drama ahead of the panchayat election, have sent their resignation to state JD(S) president Rokom Apang on Sunday, giving a jolt to the party “We resigned due to lack of connection between state and central leaders and grassroots level functionaries and want of party policy for ensuing panchayat election,” said outdoing district president Lobo Litin. The JD (S) had fielded Tapang Taloh, a…

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CAB panel ends hearings | Move GoI to make BEFR, 1873; Chin Hills Regulation, 1896 Acts: MLAs

ITANAGAR, Nov 09: Legislators on Saturday suggested consultative committee on Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) and the GoAP to move the GoI to strengthen Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 and Chin Hills Regulation, 1896 by making them as Acts before amending the principal Act for the CAB provisions not to affect the state. Arunachal Pradesh, if not kept out of Citizenship Amendment Bill purview, the intended amendment of Citizenship Act, 1955 will affect the state very badly in all spheres, many MLAs expressed their apprehension in their opinions during 5th and last meeting of…

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