APCC flays student’s murder, demands steps to tackle crimes

  *1000 talk out candle light march By A O  News Service ITANAGAR | Sept 27 | Condemning the recent brutal killing of  class-XII science student Toko Yame, APCC president Takam Sanjoy today said that it was unexpected from Tawang, the most peaceful destination of India. The police firing on revered monks on 02.05.16 agitating against hydropower projects killing at least three and the present senseless killing  has tarnished the image of peaceful Arunachal Pradesh. Sanjoy, who spoke to Yame’s grieving father and Tawang DC, in a statement to this daily took…

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Be soldiers of ‘New India’: Guv to scouts and guides

  ITANAGAR | Sept 27 | “Be soldiers of ‘New India’”, Governor P B Acharya exhorted scouts and guides today to contribute towards nation building, but advised the BSG to foster unity, discipline and patriotism amongst the young minds. After giving away 18th Bharat Scouts & Guides Rajya Puraskar Award to them, the governor as state patron, highlighted national flagship programmes, like Jan Dhan Yojana and exhorted them to be nodal agents to bring mass awareness on such welfare schemes. He advised them to stand against drugs menace, child trafficking and other social evils…

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‘Machiavelli, father of modern political theory’

  ITANAGAR | Sept 27 |Machiavelli is hardly a political theorist but is father of modern political theory, DNGC political science HoD Dr. Suparna Bhattacharjee said, while taking part in departmental seminar, themed “Contributions of Machiavelli in history of political thought”, sponsored by UGC  here today. She, as chairperson & moderator, exhorted that the theme of the seminar was chosen correctly by observing the destruction & devastation which are going on in the world politics particularly in the name of religion, military power, economic power, regional issues etc.  She informed the…

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1 body found from Senki river

  By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Sept 27 | A male body was recovered from Senki river in Jollang on Wednesday afternoon, police sources said and suspected it to be a case of drowning. The deceased was later identified as Bangia Tadap, 42, son of Bengia Tatup, who went to collect bamboo from nearby jungle in Chimpu area. He was suspected to have been drowned at around 3 PM and his body was found in downstream around 4.30 PM. He was staying in the house of his relative Bake Tado,…

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Win confidence of Arunachal people: CM to NITI Aayog

Rs 80,000 cr Multipurpose Siang River project   * Defence Ministry grants  over Rs 158 crore NEW DELHI | Sept 26 | NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, highlighting overview of proposed multipurpose river valley project for Siang River, today stressed the need to make it viable and feasible for Arunachal Pradesh people. Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with his cabinet colleagues attended the meeting here as the proposed project, estimated to be 300-metre high dam with installed power generation capacity of 10,000-MW, will moderate flood and erosion providing relief in downstream…

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Breakthrough in clueless case, 3 nabbed

*3 held with stolen scooty YUPIA | Sept 26 | In a major breakthrough in a clueless Balijan PS case (No 13/17 u/s 302/201 IPC) of an unidentified decomposed dead body,  three main suspects were arrested  from Naharlagun Monday night. The trio, all cousins/brothers aged 18 to 24 from East Kameng district, were brought at Doimukh for interrogation, Papum Pare SP Tumme Amo said. This has solved the Itanagar-Hollongi NH case, for which case was registered on receipt of FIR from 88-year-old Hollongi HGB Nabam Niki. The decomposed male body with both hands tied…

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AR, state police kill 1, nab 6 of new Chakma UG group

  By A O News Service ITANAGAR | Sept 26 | The Assam Regiment along with Changlang and Namsai district police in a fierce gun battle killed one and arrested six cadres of Arunachal Pradesh Deprived Peoples Front (APDPF) in Nandankanan area in Deban-Pakan under Miao circle recently. This could be termed as a major breakthrough to end months of speculation about  formation of an underground group by the Chakma refugees, according to sources. Security forces recovered one AK-47 Rifle with 33 rounds of ammunition and a magazine, 4 muzzle loaded…

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Education root of all developments: VC

By Our Staff Reporter RONO HILLS | Sep 26 | Root of all developments is education and therefore the quality of life depends on the quality of education too, RGU Vice Chancellor Prof. Tamo Mibang, said in his inaugural address, to a day-long symposium on ‘Present scenario of education in Arunachal Pradesh’ here today. All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union in collaboration with RGU’s education department conducted it. Stressing on importance of quality education, he maintained that quality does not mean well equipped classrooms, laboratories, halls or compound as a best laboratory…

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Majestic pandal reflects Arunachal bamboo culture: Nangbiya

Durga Puja begins with traditional gaiety By A O News Service NAHARLGUN | Sept 26 |  Arunachal Pradesh, eastern most state of India,  joined with rest of East Asian nations in celebrating Durga Puja with numerous pandals springing up in Capital Complex. Doimukh BDO Nangbiya Taya along with his wife Mene after taking part in rituals at state’s oldest Naharlagun‘s Community Hall Puja pandal here,  celebrating the festival for 44th time, on Tuesday evening, lauded the novel idea of building a gigantic pandal reflecting bamboo culture closed linked to every…

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