CCCBOWA resents 13.5/12 metre RoW for Naharlagun

Model village-Papu Nallah proposed flyover opposed By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 19: The phase-wise construction of four-lane from Papu-Nallah to Banderdewa proposed with 13.5/12 metre right of way (RoW), contrary to 12/12 RoW at Itanagar, has evoked strong resentment from commercial building owners of Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa. Highlighting the issue, Capital Complex Commercial Building Owners’ Welfare Association (CCCBOWA) president Nabam Nikia and general secretary Kipa Simi said that the buildings and other infrastructures to be demolished were assessed by the PWD, estimates vetted by finance department and…

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BRO restores BTC road wrecked by cloud burst

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 19: The cloud burst triggered by monsoon fury during September 17-18 midnight continued till early morning that led to massive landslides and washed away large stretches of Balipara-Charduar-Tawang (BCT) road. No casualty was reported by landslides along the BCT road that connects East Kameng, West Kameng and Tawang districts. The surface communication came to a grinding halt on the busy road as landslides had occurred at more than 20 locations from 55 to 99-km in Sessa and Nechiphu area in West Kameng district and…

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Arunachal AG Nilayananda  Dutta’s death deeply mourned

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 19:  Arunachal Pradesh Advocate General (AG) Nilayananda Dutta, fondly called ‘Nilayda’, passed away at 2.30 am Sunday at Coorg in Karnataka after celebrating his 46th marriage anniversary with his wife. He was 68, and is survived by his wife, son and daughter. After complain of chest pain and uneasiness, he was rushed to a hospital at 2.30 am where he was declared brought dead, according to reports. He was state’s AG since 2016 appointed under Article 165 of the Constitution. His family said…

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Stress on preserving Mishmi tradition

TEZU, Sept 19: The promotion and preservation of culture and tradition of Mishmi community were emphasised during the inauguration ceremony of the fourth Tanchow Klumya (prayer centre) at Pomliang village in Lohit district on Sunday. Prayer centres at Tafragam, Changliang and Tezu are already in function. Tezu MLA Karikho Kri and Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) General Secretary Advocate Tambo Tamin graced the occasion. Kri while pointing out that the faith and culture of tribal communities are at serious threat, appreciated the initiative of MFPS and…

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Eye camp marks PM birth anniv

ITANAGAR, Sept 19: The state unit of Bharatiya Janata Mahila Morcha (BJMM) on Sunday organised an eye camp under the motto ‘Seva aur Samarpan’ to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJPMM state President Higio Aruni said the Mahila Morcha has been carrying out several social activities for the last three days to celebrate the 71st birth anniversary of Modi in various parts of the capital complex. A cake-cutting ceremony was also held which was participated by MLAs Dasanglu Pul (Hayuliang), Jummum Ete Deori (Lekang) and former…

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SFS College rejuvenated

AALO, Sept 19: The NSS Wing of SFS College here has re-energised all work activities of the college soon after offline classes started on September 11. The NSS volunteers under the supervision of Programme Officer Kenli Ete, prepared the college football ground, volleyball ground and cleared all jungles around the campus. The college campus required massive social service due to the closure of college for Covid- 19 for more than a year. The principal of the College, Father Jose exhorted the volunteers to render more social services for the facelift…

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APAKDA team calls on sports minister

ITANAGAR, Sept 19: A team of Arunachal Pradesh Amateur Karate Do Association (APAKDA) led by its president Yarda Niki on Sunday called on Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung and discussed various issues pertaining to promotion of games and sports in the state. The APAKA President informed that the association had also discussed with the minister on its affiliation and other activities in the state since its inception. The team also submitted a representation to the minister who assured to support and help in promotion of Karate in the…

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Selection trial for Wushu players

ITANAGAR, Sept 19: The All Arunachal Pradesh Wushu Association (AAPWA) will conduct a selection trial on September 15 next at Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy Chimpu, near here, to prepare the junior Wushu team for the 20th junior national Wushu Championship 2021. All the players are requested to report at the selection venue at 7 AM sharply for measuring weight and any player who report after the scheduled date and time would not be entertained for the trial selection, a press release informed here on Sunday.

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Vocational teachers’ training organised

ITANAGAR, Sep 19: A day-long district level in-service vocational teachers training for tours and travels, information technology and IT lab assistant was organised by District Project Officer ISSE under Samagra Shiksha at Rajiv Ghandhi Government Polytechnic College here on Saturday. The training was graced by DDSE Mallo Yam Gollo, DPO Kipa Kechak and Principal RGGP Taba Tath. Meanwhile, another two-day self defence training for adolescence girl student of secondary and higher secondary schools of Capital was organised on September 17 and 18 last at Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy. The training…

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4 oxygen plants dedicated to people | CM: 1 hospital of 60 assembly constituencies to be upgraded

BOMDILA, Sept 18: Chief Minister Pema Khandu virtually dedicated from here on Friday four PSA (Oxygen) plants, sponsored under PM Cares, in service of the people of the state. These four plants have been installed in district hospitals at Hayuliang (Anjaw), Raga (Kamle), Roing (Lower Dibang Valley) and TRIHMS, Naharlagun. Khandu termed them as gifts to state people from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as the day coincided with his 71st birth anniversary as Sewa Diwas. “With these four (plants), we today have 24 functional PSA plants across the state in…

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