Hangpan Dada Memorial tourney underway

AALO | Jan 30 | Kra Daadi trounced Longding 25-21, 25/19, 15/7 in first match on second day of ongoing 2nd edition of Hangpan Dada Memorial Volleyball tournament for men at Nehru Memorial GHSS School ground here today. Lower Subansiri beat Changlang 25/13, 25/15 in second math,  West Kameng sailed over Upper Siang easily in straight set of 25/10, 25/18 in third match, Capital Complex drubbed East Siang in straight 25/13, 25/8 and host West Siang team had an easy outing against Lower Dibang Valley by straight set 25/13, 25/8 in last…

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Gumto beat Midpu in football match

DOIMUKH | Jan 30 | Gumto Panchayat defeated Midpu Panchayat by 06:01 goals in the inaugural football match of 49th Doimukh Nyokum Yullo Celebration(DNYCC)- 2018, inaugurated by its GS Tana Tochu Tara at Rono Nyokum Ground here today. Taba Heli scored 4 goals, Chukhu Ajay and Tana loma scored one  goal each for Gumto while Tana Akai scored the solitary goal for Midpu watched by large number of spectators. Advocating to maintain sportsmen spirit, Tara lauded Yeli Honda and Neni Hyundai for sponsoring the football and volleyball tournaments. On 31/01/2018 Emchi Panchayat will clash with Papa XI…

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Speaker exhorts PRI leaders for holistic dev

*CM urged to allocate more funds By A O News Service ITANAGAR | Jan 29 | Speaker T N Thongdok today exhorted the panchayat leaders to strengthen state’s Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) by holistic planning of projects and schemes for  realistic development. Addressing the inaugural session of a two-day state level panchayat sammelan for chairpersons and PRIs functionaries here today, he asked them to work in close coordination with GoAP departments to accelerate development process, particularly in rural areas. Exhorting them to become responsible stakeholders and work tirelessly for progress…

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Guv urges GBs, PRI leaders to end drug addiction, gun culture

  ITANAGAR | Jan 29 | “If people want peace, prosperity and development, they have to stand against poppy cultivation, gun culture and corruption,” Governor Brig. (Retd.) B D Mishra said in his address to a  public meeting at Khonsa today. Dr Mishra, on a three-day tour of Longding, Tirap and Changang districts, said that opium addiction is destroying the society and people themselves have to address the challenge and exhorted the GBs and PRI leaders to play a proactive role to end  drug menace. He urged the people to stand against gun…

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State Level HDMF&VT for men & women begins

  *Sports on GoAP priority: Karbak AALO | Jan 29 | Second edition of State Level Hangpan Dada Memorial Football and volleyball tournament for men and women begun here today.  In all 21 teams representing the districts are in the fray for coveted trophies. Gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest, Commander of 5 Mountain Brigade Brig C. Dayalal, speaking as chief guest, said that the mega sports event named after great son of Mother India, Ashok Chakra awardee Hangpan Dada is encouraging. This reflects that Arunachal has proved to be a…

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Singing talents urged to scale new height

SINGCHUNG | Jan 29|  Arunachal Pradesh is not lacking behind as its youths are highly talented, PHE&WS Parliamentary Secretary Kumsi Sidisow said in his address to ‘Batti Gurungni Gorkha Singing Talent show” here on Sunday. Thrizino-Buragoan MLA Sidisow, speaking as chief guest, said that what they need is motivation and sincerity with dedication for training by experts for the state youth to match their steps with their other state counterparts in music. Many state artists have excelled in  national & global events, he said, citing the example of Jelly Kaye, Thupten Tsering, among…

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State-wide motivational drive on skill development begins

  By A O News Service NIRJULI | Jan 29 | State-wide “motivational drive on skill development” targeting to skill 86,500 youth by 2020, launched by skill development & entrepreneurship department (SDED) here today as highlighted by this daily on Jan  25 last. In all 19 skill training providers from different parts of India  and Arunachal Pradesh National Youth Project Arunachal Pradesh (NYPAP), working partner of Mumabi-based Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech & Hearing Disabilities (Divyangan) (AYJNISHD), had joined the drive conducted by Papum Pare industry Dy director B T Aka, SDED…

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Dirang fire victims relieved with relief from CM, Phurfa

  By A O News Service ITANAGAR | Jan 29 | All victims of January 27 devastating fire of Dirang have been relieved to a great extent with Chief Minister Pema Khandu and H&F Parliamentary Secretary Phurfa Tsering besides others pitching in to offer them immediate relief. In all 18 houses were totally gutted and 20 others including shops damaged, but Tsering on hearing the information here had apprised the CM and rushed to reach Dirang with 5½ hours to join the rescue operation. Tsering, being Dirang MLA, had distributed…

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Move to make Tirap tobacco-free district

KHONSA | Jan 29 | In an effort to make Tirap a tobacco-free district, District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC), Khonsa under National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) organised an awareness programme on ‘harmful effects of tobacco consumption and it’s consequences to health and society’ here today. Social work mobiliser Tai Bai, addressing 138 students and teachers, briefed them  on ‘ill effects of tobacco consumption and it’s consequences while consultant Nijali Tacho highlighted the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 (COTPA) and the introduction of…

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SADA fund flow: Kundra says yes, but lawmakers question  

By A O News Service ITANAGAR | Jan 29 | Many lawmakers while talking to this daily today questioned the inordinate delay in release of funds under state annual development agenda (SADA). Pointing out that chief secretary Satya Gopal had categorically stated that the GoAP has expedited the fund flow process in his address to one-year completion celebration function of Pema Khandu BJP Govt at Namsai on Jan 23 last, but the funds are yet to flow even January month is about to end.  How would 2017-18 budgeted funds would be utilised,…

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