ECI orders re-polling in 18 PBs on April 27

ITANAGAR, Apr 22: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections conducted in 18 polling booths (PBs) as void and ordered fresh polls to be conducted on April 27 next under Representation of People Act, 1951. State’s chief electoral officer Kaling Tayeng, in the order, said that the PBs where re-polling will be conducted are: Sangram, Joru, Chollo, Restaring and Rakso PBs of Palin Assembly constituency and Gimba, Korehapa and Zara PBs of Tali Assembly constituency under Kra-Daddi district; Cheki, Pating and Kambang PBs…

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Thunder storm with hailstone wrecks havoc | Darkens rules Bomdila since April 20

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Apr 22: Power supply in Bomdila, headquarters of West Kameng district, has been snapped since April 20 last due to cyclonic storm that has been causing widespread resentment among the masses, our correspondent advocate Rinchin Khandu told on Monday evening. However, Bomdila electricity division JE K G Agarwal while attempting to rectify the fault between Elephant point near Bhalukpong to Tippi of Balipara line of NEEPCO, while talking to Khandu over telephone said that there is less possibility of restoration of power supply to Bomdila tonight. The powerful…

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Rallies mark World Earth Day observation | RGU students stage skit, NCC cadets spread awareness

RONO HILLS, Apr 22: RGU students took out procession along with skits in Nirjuli and Doimukh market besides in university campus to observe World Earth Day on Monday. The IV semester B.Ed students holding colourful placards inscribed with messages to save the environment, while shouting slogans on importance of flora and fauna to maintain ecological balance along with education department faculty members conducted the procession drawing mass attention. The skits focused on how deforestation, pollution and illegal pouching by human beings have been causing massive environmental degradation. The event aimed…

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VC: Rangali Bihu mirrors lifeline of Assam, reflects Assam-Arunachal strong bond: Reg

RONO HILLS, Apr 22: Terming Rangali Bihu as a colorful festival celebrated by vibrant Assamese community wherever they reside, Rajiv Gandhi University vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha said that it continues to be the lifeline of the socio-cultural life of the greater Assamese community. Addressing as chief guest revelers of RGU fraternity celebrating 18th Rangali Bihu with much fanfare and gaiety in main auditorium here recently, he greeted each one on the occasion and wished a very happy and prosperous Assamese New Year. Registrar Prof. Tomo Riba, who was felicitated by…

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Northeast Fiesta mesmerizes Punjab people

JALANDHAR, Apr 22: Phagwara sub-divisional magistrate Dr Jai Inder Singh has lauded North-East students for showcasing the unique cultural diversity of NE India in Punjab. Addressing inaugural session of two-day 4th edition of Northeast Fiesta 2019, which concluded here on Sunday by celebrating culture, connecting people and transforming life, Dr Singh, as chief guest, lauded the students for their initiative and hoped that the event would be a great success. The biggest carnival of NE India in Punjab, organized by Jalandhar-based Northeast Students’ Organization in association with Viva Collage, reflected the…

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Vaishnabis hold non-stop prayer of Radha-Krishna for three days

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Apr 22: The Vaishnabi community of this township worshipped Radha-Krishna by conducting 16 Prahara Akhanda Hari Kirtan in Kipa Complex since 5 am of April 19 which concluded on Sunday noon. However, the festivity continued till Monday to extend befitting farewell to the invited worshippers Babul Goswami and Govinda Goswami from Balipara and Lakhimpur. The duo facilitated all rituals for non-stop prayer to the God, said celebration committee president Baidya Sarkar. “The God has no name. But all Vaishnabis are ardent believers of Lord Krishna and his consort…

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Entertainment industry a major job generator

By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon * Capital Complex needs more entertainment avenues This land-locked Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh though known as ‘Land of Festival’, but has poised for faster development in all fields. Thus, its Capital Complex needs more sources for entertainment for the masses. Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of audience or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands…

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2 abducted NPP men return home safely

ITANAGAR, Apr 21: Two National People’s Party (NPP) workers who were kidnapped recently from Longding district have returned home safe and sound on April 17. Conforming this, Longding-Pumao assembly seat NPP candidate Thangwang Wangham said that the duo had no sign of physical abuse.  The legislator had lodged a complaint with Longding police station, saying that two of his party workers – Apong Wangsu and Yatun Wangsa – were allegedly abducted by the NSCN (K). It may be recalled that underground elements had shot dead one former PRI leader and…

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NPP seeks re-polling in 5 PBs of Koloriang Assembly seat

ITANAGAR, Apr 21: State National People’s Party (NPP) president Gicho Kabak, in a representation to state CEO on Sunday, has demanded re-polling in Parsi-Parlo, Taba, Nampe, Damin and Nyokuriang polling booth (PB) of Koloriang Assembly seat in Kurung Kumey district. Quoting its Kurung Kummy district committee report, the NPP in a release, claimed that party supporters of its Koloriang candidate Pani Taram were not allowed to reach those PBs to cast their votes on April 11 as supporters of BJP candidate Lokam Tassar had captured them. The PBs included Parsi-Parlo,…

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Police nab BRO JE’s attacker: SP

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Apr 21: One Tayam Baki of Dingsi village, accused of attacking BRO junior engineer Dhananjay Yadav with a machete (dao) at Nacho in Upper Subansiri district at 11 AM on Thursday last causing grievous injuries, was arrested by police on Saturday. Upper Subansiri SP Keni Bagra told this daily over telephone that Baki was arrested, his dao seized and investigation over though he has been remanded to seven-day police custody by local magistrate. Yadav had undergone surgery at Daporijo district hospital where doctors had…

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