Dance of Democracy: ‘Sabzi Mandi’ or ‘MLAs Mandi’, Mr PM?

The present political cauldron of Arunachal Pradesh is undoubtedly contradictory to what Prime Minister Narendra Modi while launching his 2014 election campaign as BJP prime ministerial candidate had said here on 31.03.14: Referring to the culture of horse-trading propagated by the Congress, Modi had said, “You are in power here too. Games of buying MLAs is on. You need to answer. We have heard of ‘Sabzi Mandi’, but here we see the ‘Mandi of MLAs’. These games must end because till these games go on the future of Arunachal’s youth…

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PwSAs given skill training

SEPPA | Jan 22 | “Skill yourself to become self-employed and become self-reliant in this competitive world,” CDPO-cum-Pakke Kessang CO in-charge Gogoi Natung  as chief guest exhorted the trainees of a skill development programme for persons with special abilities (PwSAs) here. “Avail the Govt facilities provided through any such programme in your own interest,” he said in his inaugural address to the two-month training, conducted by Sei-Donyi Charitable Trust (SDCT) in collaboration with National Youth Project (NYP), sponsored by Mumbai-based Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped. While explaining various Govt…

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IAS – Indian Administrative Service or Indian Alltime Service?

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Jan 22 | The day the news of two IPS officers – Mayank Sheel Chouhan (AGMUT cadre, 1998 batch) and Raj Kumar Dewangan (Chhattisgarh cadre, 1992 batch) given “premature retirement in the public interest” after extensive review was all over news, it was sheer coincidence that few IAS officers were working in Civil Secretariat till late 9 pm. This had forced the editor of this daily to rethink about the full form of prestigious IAS – Indian Administrative Service or Indian Alltime Service? Chouhan, who…

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State song needs to mirror unity in diversity!

Arunachal Pradesh, a treasure trove of nature and hub of numerous indigenous community with their unique and distinct cultures and traditions, draws tourists, travellers,  researchers, saints from far and wide. With the concrete evidence of Ashoka era engraving on huge rocks at Motongsa hill near Nampong in Changlang district, where Buddhist monks from far and wide mediate for days together, I had once argues in a national seminar in Rajiv Gandhi University that Ashoka’s son Mahendra and daughter Sanghamitra might have returned from Myanmar (Burma) through the same route used…

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NE fashion proves worth Globally

ITANAGAR | Jan 22 | Young NE damsels clad in unique traditional attires, promoted by Aries Crops owner Tanya Budh, have undoubtedly gone global by drawing the  attention of fashion lovers. Budh, who despite being an engineer but had started his business with few rupees for want of a job, ventured into fashion world to launch NE models which had clinched unbelievable success in projecting the rich cultural heritage of NE through NE Calendar Models in 2015. Opang Jamir of Nagaland wearing traditional attires of traditional fashion designer Taba Yall…

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Bhaiji to chair Biswa Jagriti Sammelan

NYP to expand to Sudhansu Maharaj ashrams By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Jan 22 | A Biswa Jagriti Sammelan (BJS) has been proposed at famous Akshyardham Asharm in New Delhi to send a louder message to accelerate the process of rich Indian cultural values and protect humanity from all negative forces. This was the outcome of a meeting between National Youth Project (NYP) founder-director Dr S N Subba Rao (Bhaiji) and Sudhansu Maharaj at the latter’s New Delhi ashram, Suresh Rathi, accompanying Bhaiji as his associate told over telephone. Sudhansu…

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SHGs empowering women economically

TEZU | Jan 22 | The Self-Help group (SHG) for women is the right forum and an effective strategy for empowering economically poor women and improving their social status, advocated  Tezu district women. Once they start earning, women would be able to play an active part in economic decision making process of their households. The SHG, representing community members is a responsible institution, could contribute in their community development. Currently, various NGOs and about 300 SHGs with a membership of more than 3,500 women are engaged in socio-economic development of women. Their…

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WELCOME

Dear Esteemed Readers Brining out an English daily demands herculean efforts encompassing men, money and materials. The essentially required infrastructures are yet to come up in this capital city! Thus, Arunachal Observer is hitting the newsstands like the first broadsheet daily, which was published from a sheet fed offset printing press a very high printing cost.  I, being the pioneer journalist of the state conversant with the nitty-gritty of the printing process, would like to make a fervent appeal to the Esteemed Readers to be part of this process to…

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Why Arunachal Observer?

Contrary to the conventional definition of media aims at informing, educating, entertaining besides bringing unanimity among the masses to make them willing partners of socio-economic development of the society, I redefined it as mein diya, after introducing Mass Communication in Arunachal University (Now Rajiv Gandhi University) along with CCRD executive director Moji Riba and others at the desire of then Vice Chancellor Prof Atul Sharma.     Most vital link in government-people-media triangle, media is expected to reflect the works of the masses for their all-round development as a link while serving…

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