Tawang Church issue: Committee submits report

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 23: Following the demand made by the Arunachal Christian Forum (ACF) to resolve the Tawang church issue within 15 days, the fact finding Committee on Monday submitted its report to Chief Minister Pema Khandu. The committee headed by Environment and Forest Minister Mama Natung along with Advisor to Home Nyamar Karbak and Labour Board chairman Nyato Dukam as members, was constituted by the state government on November 12, 2020, to investigate the whole issue pertaining to the Tawang church issue and the report was likely…

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ASBA launches two-year intensive coaching camp | Natung hopeful of badminton Olympic medals in 2028 event

ITANAGAR, May 23: State Sports & Youth Minister Mama Natung on Monday asserted that the athletes from the state will not only participate in the 2028 Olympic but also win medals, thereby making the state a power house of sports in the next 15-20 years. Natung said this while launching the intensive coaching camp for two years with mission ‘Target Olympic Podium’ and official website of Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) at MLA Cottage here. Speaking to reporters after launching the programme, Natung said that the state government has already…

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Arunachal-Sikkim tourism exchange programme concludes

LUNGLA, May 23: The seven-day rural tourism exchange program between Arunachal and Sikkim, concluded at Zomkhang Hall here on Sunday. The program was conducted with focus on capacity enhancement of Home stay owners of Lungla sub-division. Resource persons from Chalamthang Tourism Development Committee Sikkim, also visited home stays at Tawang and interacted with the owners. The closing ceremony was graced by Lungla ADC Tashi Dhondup, District Tourism Officer Tsering Deki, BJP Mandal President Sonam Topgay, EAC Jemeithang Hibu Dindie, Panchayat leaders of Lungla and registered home stay owners, reports DIPRO.…

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Meet on stray dogs’ management held

TAWANG, May 23: A meeting regarding increasing number of stray dogs and its management was held on Monday at DC office here. ADC Lobsang Tsering in his welcome address took reference of earlier meeting wherein a dog shelter was proposed but could not be materialized due to many reasons. To tackle the increasing number of stray dogs, he appealed every family member to adopt a stray dog which would be a good solution to solve the problem taking example from Pratima Devi, a rag picker in Delhi, who takes care…

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People sensitized on monsoon fury

ITANAGAR, May 23: In the wake of the monsoon, the Capital district administration is making every effort to sensitise the denizens to remain alert and to shift out of vulnerable locations to safer sites or to relief camps. The team of DA is going door to door and meeting person to person to serve the shifting notice and is also geo tagging their location for records. The team members are also requesting the residents to move out of vulnerable locations and sensitising them about the risks involved with staying at…

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Tagak receives Krishna Chandra Gandhi Award

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 23: Noted social worker-cum-advisor to CM Tai Tagak was conferred with the coveted Krishna Chandra Gandhi Award- 2021 by Purvottar Janajati Shiksha Samiti (PJSS), a Guwahati-based civil society organization working for promotion of quality education for tribal communities in the NE region, his family sources told this daily. Assam Education Minister Dr Ranauj Pegu handed over the award to Tagak during a function at Guwahati on Sunday in presence several distinguished persons and special invitees. The award, carrying a citation and Rs one lakh cash,…

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Noted blood donor Taloh gets H.D. Shourie Memorial Award

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, May 23: Arunachal Pradesh noted blood donor Aini Taloh was conferred with H.D. Shourie Memorial Award-2022 during two-day national CME & workshop on voluntary blood donation & Haemovigilance, organized by Barak Valley Voluntary Blood Donors’ Forum and Cachar Cancer Hospital & Research Centre at Silchar on Friday. The award recognizes her outstanding services to the humanity as one of the prominent blood donors of India. The workshop marked completion of two decades of their services to the people where Taloh also donated blood for 35th time. Taloh, regarded…

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2022 World Weightlifting Champ | 2 Arunachalees to represent India

Kampu Degio                                                              Sosar Tama By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 23: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has recommended five athletes to represent India in 2022 IWF Youth (Boys) World Weightlifting Championship, scheduled at Mexico during June 9 to 18 next, according to Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) vice president Abraham K Techi. The athletes are Vijay Prajapati, Sanapathi Gurunaidu,…

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AR holds awareness campaign on AB-PMJAY

ITANAGAR, May 23: Changlang Battalion of Assam Rifles (AR) under the aegis of inspector general Assam Rifles (North) organized “Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY)” awareness campaign aimed at creating awareness and educate locals about the scheme’s benefits on Monday. The AB-PMJAY offers health coverage upto Rs. five lakh per family per year for cashless medical treatment in PMJAY empanelled hospitals that has benefitted 50 crore Indians. The treatment includes secondary and tertiary care centre and covers pre existing diseases. Interestingly, 9 AR unit hospital is also PMJAY empanelled…

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BJP ended ‘culture of corruption’ in NE: Shah

Take off ‘Italian glasses’ to see dev: Amit Shah asks Rahul Gandhi Taking a potshot at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is currently in the UK, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Wayanad MP must take off his Italian glasses and look at the development work done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Pema Khandu in Arunachal Pradesh. Shah inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various development projects worth Rs 1,000 crores in Namsai district. Shah, in his address, said: “Congress leaders ask what happened…

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