I’m ready to quit, if party commands: Khandu

*Incomplete Yangte-Tali road to restart: CM TALI | Oct 30| Announcing that his Govt will not discriminate MLAs, either of ruling or opposition, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said the opposition PPA and Congress MLAs too are part of Team Arunachal while addressing BJP Maha Rally-cum-development meeting today. He welcomed their participation through questions and resolutions, saying “Stronger the opposition the better will be performance of ruling Govt”. While welcoming new 38 PPA ASMs, Tali and Pipsorang GPMs, whose joining was earlier accepted by state BJP president Tapir Gao, Khandu advised…

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Open all sanctioned PSs: Guv to HM

ITANAGAR | Oct 30 | Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra emphasised on setting up of sanctioned police stations in the state when Home Minister Kumar Waii called on him at Raj Bhavan here today. The duo discussed the overall law and order situation and security related issues including recruitment of police personnel to meet the shortage. Dr. Mishra suggested to utilize services of ex-servicemen as par laid down norms but by granting deserving waiver to them. He stressed on giving reasonable job opportunity to Special Service Bureau members as suggested by…

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Skyone toes give-and-take relation: Sirohi

*My dream has come true: Asha By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN | Oct 30 | “Joining Skyone Airways is a dream come true,” cabin crew Tago Asha smilingly said while getting down from the chopper on flying back to the helipad here after day-long duty. Head of operations Deepraj Sirohi said that the company was looking for cabin crew since long but most of the women were interested only in big cities as Arunachal Pradesh was never their choice despite any offer. “We managed to zero down to two women from…

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Holy relics of Lord Buddha arrives at Golden Pagoda

NAMSAI | Oct 30 | Holy relics of Lord Buddha from Thailand arrived at Golden Pagoda (Kongmu Kham) here today. The relics,  received by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein at Mohanbari from a 13-member Thai delegation, have been given by His Supreme Holiness, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand to Golden Pagoda as a goodwill gesture to Namsai district people. A Golden Pagoda delegation had on October 19 was in Thailand to receive the relics from Sangharaja in Bangkok. Mein and Golden Pagoda abbot Ven. Vimalatissa Mahathero had earlier written to Sangharaja…

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Guv & CM greet people on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

  ITANAGAR | Oct 30 | State Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have greeted Arunachal Pradesh people on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day), observed to commemorate birth anniversary of Iron Man Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, who was instrumental in integration of over 500 princely states as India. In his message, Dr Mishra exhorted the masses to rise above caste, creed, race, region and religion for a stronger and better India. The CM, in his message, called upon the people to reiterate their faith on principle…

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CoSAAP lauds CS Gopal

ITANAGAR | Oct 30 | The Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh  (CoSAAP) central executive committee members led by its president Pate Marik and secretary general Gonya Riba called on chief secretary Satya Gopal today and congratulated him on  his promotion to CS post of. Earlier, he was serving as principal secretary (home, personal, vigilance, AR & training). The team also thanked the GoAP, particularly Gopal for his earlier recommendation the led to implementation of Fundamental Rules-56 on retirement age at 60 years. Highlighting pending demands of GoAP employees,…

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DA collects Rs 50,000 from ATCO as security deposit

  ITANAGAR | Oct 30 | Capital Complex district administration today realised Rs 50,000 from Abo Tani Clan Organisation (ATCO) as security deposit for maintaining cleanliness in IG Park. If the organisers fail to comply the DA order of the in maintaining hygiene and cleanliness, the amount shall be forfeited to the GoAP as DC Prince Dhawan had given conditional permission to ATCO president for holding its maiden foundation day-cum-celebration wef October 25 to 31. (DIPRO)

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ATCO Tani Fest reflects multi-ethnic uniqueness

  By Our Correspondent ITANAGAR | Oct 30 | The ongoing Abotani Clan Organisation (ATCO) foundation day-cum-Tani Festival involving a congregation of 1,400 delegates from 14 of the present 22 districts of the state at Indira Gandhi Park here has embolden the pan-Arunachal identity of this multi-ethnic state. The delegates showcased unique kaleidoscopic view of their unique rainbow cultures creamed with traditions for the masses to see and for the younger generations to imbibe for their survival for the posterity. The week-long event aimed at popularising, promoting and preserving the…

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World Thrift Day conducted

NAHARLAGUN | Oct 30 | Arunachal Pradesh joined the rest of the country by conducting a stale level World Thrift Day at ATI here today. Small savings directorate facilitated active participation of Guwahati regional centre National Savings Institute (NSI), where small savings deputy director P K Saikia highlighted the relevance of the day while DDK programme head S. Borthakur spoke as resource person, according to an official release. VKV PGT Anil Mech and NSI  assistant director Aman Sonker elaborated about  thrift and savings habits while small savings director Md. Abdul…

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Arunachalees symbol of community living

Traditional paddy crusher * Why not GoAP take a cue to tap hydropower? Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar The tribal Arunachalee society is a true mirror of community life as the indigenous people share sorrow and happiness together without leaving to be an individual affair besides jointly work for their daily chores. This had drawn the attention of blogger Ariel Sophia Bardi (Washington), a journalist & consultant with  a PhD,  who recently had said: “People of Arunachal Pradesh lead a unique community life which they sustained while trying to…

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