State celebrates Indigenous Faith Day with gusto | DCM Mein calls for protection of tribal language, culture

Local gurukul system the panacea to keep culture intact: Taki NAMSAI, Dec 01: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein Thursday exhorted the indigenous faith believers of the state to zealously protect and promote tribal language and culture. Attending the Indigenous Faith Day celebration at Namsai, Mein said that language and culture is the identity of the tribal people which should be promoted and protected. “We must strive to revive and promote our folk songs and indigenous music and must preserve them either in written documents or in audio-visual format too,” he…

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State observes World AIDS Day | Taki calls for crusade to eliminate AIDS from Arunachal

ZIRO, Dec 01: State Agriculture & Horticulture Minister Tage Taki Thursday called upon the people to voluntarily take up the crusade to eliminate AIDS from the state. Speaking at a function organised by Arunachal Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (APSACS) on the occasion of World AIDS Day here, the minister said that the role of youth is very crucial to curtail the menace of HIV. “With joint and continuous effort HIV can be eliminated from the state. Everyone should put an effort voluntarily to stop and prevent the further spread…

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Nagaland fought to attain statehood: Gao

ITANAGAR, Dec 01: The state unit of BJP on Thursday celebrated the 60th Statehood Day of Nagaland under the aegis of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, here. The people of Nagaland who are residing in the Capital Region including, Rano Top, Chairman Naga Society Arunachal, Rev Ayang Sor Principal NLBC and others attended the program and were felicitated with memento on the occasion. Lok Sabha MP Tapir Gao speaking on the occasion said that Nagaland is the state of revolutionary who fought for the statehood day for a long time. He…

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RGU celebrates India’s Presidency of the G20 countries

RONO HILLS, Dec 01: India takes over the presidency of the G20 countries officially on Thursday and there was a series of programme held in the country. As a part of the celebration, research and information system for developing countries (RIS), a policy research institute organised a curtain raiser event titled ‘University Connect: Engaging Young Minds’ at National G20 Secretariat, Sushma Swaraj Bhawan, New Delhi. The progamme was organised under the initiate of union external affairs ministry. Rajiv Gandhi University is one the 75 selected university of the country to…

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Timeless mother-goddess who nourishes all life

An ancient goddess Shri-Lakshmi has a long history testified by the fact that her first hymn, the Shri Shukta, was added to the Rig Veda, the oldest and most revered of Hindu scriptures, somewhere between 1000 and 500 BC. The Greeks had Core, the corn-goddess, who was known to Romans as Demeter. The Egyptians had Isis, Sumerians had Innana, Babylonians had Ishtar, Persians had Anahita and Vikings had Freia. Beyond the horizon By Pradeep Kumar Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, luxury, beauty, fertility, and auspiciousness. Lakshmi is the divine…

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MLA flags off new APSTS bus

BOLENG, Nov 30: Panging-Boleng MLA Ojing Tasing Thursday flagged off a new APSTS ‘ultra deluxe 2×2’ bus, which would provide day service from Boleng to Pasighat daily, in presence of Siang DC Atul Tayeng . Among others, all administrative officers, HoDs, station superintend and DC’s office staffs were present on the occasion. (DIPRO)

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DA conducts market inspection at Kimin

KIMIN, Dec 01: Continuing with its relentless efforts to streamline markets and to make all the educational institutions and religious places of the district alcohol and tobacco free, the Papum Pare district administration on Wednesday conducted market inspection from Lichi village to Kimin market. The inspection team was led by Kakoi CO Nabam Tarang and Trade Development Officer Tai Arun. During the inspection Arun explained to the shopkeepers and the public about the procedure for obtaining new trading license. He distributed application forms to the shopkeepers and further cautioned them…

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E-Siang DM inspects fair price shops

PASIGHAT, Dec 01: East Siang DC Tayi Taggu has asked the fair price shop (FPS) owners to be consumer friendly and ensure that no eligible BPL households and ration card holders for Antyodaya Anna Yojana Scheme (AAY), PMGKAY (Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Yojana) and also Priority Household (PHH) beneficiaries, are left out for availing their monthly quota of food grains. The DC gave this instruction to FPS dealers during an inspection of FPS at Gumin Nagar and Forest Colony here on Wednesday, as part of the ongoing process to take…

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State Kho Kho team participates at national event

ITANAGAR, Dec 01: A 28-member team from the state including, 24 players took part in the 55th senior national Kho-Kho championship in Maharashtra, informed Kho Kho Association of Arunachal Pradesh (KKAAP) Secretary General Puto Bui on Thursday. The event was held at Tulaja Bhavani district at Chatrapati Shivaji Stadium, from November 20 to 24 last. It is a national level competition among the states, union territories in which state team also participated. The team including, 12 male players, was led by Manager Kalyan Kumar Dan and Matuni Padung (Coach) and…

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Paralympic games concludes

ITANAGAR, Dec 01: The second state Paralympic Games concluded on Wednesday at Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy Chimpu. The event was organised by Paralympic Association of Arunachal and supported by Directorate of Sports, Sports authority of Arunachal and Arunachal Olympic Association, under aegis of Paralympic Committee of India. The competition which was sponsored by the state department of Social Justice Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA), was participated by 200 Divyangjan athletics from the state who competed in four sports disciplines including, badminton,  athletes,  para chess and power lifting, a press release…

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