National language aims at unity: Guv

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Highlighting importance of Hindi as national language, Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra said that every developed nation has national language for its unity and integrity for greater understanding and acceptance by people of different regions and different dialectical background. Recalling Indian freedom movement, he said that the need for a common language was felt as many leaders from different parts of the country had joined the freedom struggle. Hindi was accepted as a national language being simple and spoken by many, he said while addressing ‘Ek Shaam…

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NPP against turncoat politics, money culture: Kabak

Retired bureaucrat Dakpe plunges into politics By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Newly formed National People’s Party (NPP) seems to be in a race with the ruling BJP and opposition Congress to expand is base in Arunachal Pradesh by drawing capable leaders to its fold. Senior bureaucrat Tarin Dakpe, who retired as rural development director in 2015 after serving for 35 years in various capacities including being instrumental in reviving sick State Cooperative Apex Bank in 2007 at the initiative of then chief minister Dorjee Khandu, joined NPP with his supporters…

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GoAP committed to transform education sector, says Dr Chai

WAKRO, Sept 29: The state Govt is committed to transform education for which numerous steps have been initiated Agriculture & Horticulture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai said while addressing after conferring Beena Ghose Roy Award for academic excellence ceremony of Anu Shiksha Seva Trust (ASSET) here on Saturday. Steps to ensure supply of text books to students of all schools on time, process on to recruit adequate subject teachers to address major problem of teachers’ shortage were taken under the guidance of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Education Minister Honchun Ngandam,…

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Bridge on road along Indo-China border unveiled

From Our Correspondent HAYULIANG, Sept 29: A superstructure steel bridge built over Dau River, about 1.44-km from here, along the road joining interior border areas of strategically located Anjaw district along Indo-China border, was  dedicated to the nation by BRO ADG (East) UC Mehta here on Saturday. The newly bridge, which replaced 140 feet Bailey bridge along Hayuliang – Changwanti road, will facilitate uninterrupted movement of defence personnel and civilians  round-the-year in all weathers. Talking exclusively to this daily, Mehta lauded the BRO officials and labourer for timely completion of superstructure…

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179 traffic wardens trained in PTC

By Our Staff Reporter BANDERDEWA, Set 29: In all 179 Itanagar traffic wardens (ITW) in 10 batches received week-long training at Police Training Centre (PTC) which concluded here on Saturday. While Informing about this  to this daily,  PTC principal S Choudary said that the training covered physical toughening, drill, traffic drill, knowledge of motor vehicle Act, road traffic signal, parking rules and human behaviour. The training will make ITWs efficient for betterment traffic management to ease traffic congestion and provide solace to the commuters. DSP (training) Dusu Kaling and SI…

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Durga Puja preparations on in full swing

Committee members supervising ongoing works By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 29: With the people of Arunachal Pradesh getting ready to celebrate Durga Puja from October 14 (panchami), preparations have begun in full swing, particularly in Capital Complex for the pandals. The Community Hall Durga Puja Committee begun preparations a month ago by engaging Alipurdwar- based pandal maker Dulal Biswas, who arrived with a 30-member team for the job. A huge bamboo structure is coming up which ultimately get a aesthetic shape, said committee president U S Bhattachrjee and…

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26 stray animals evicted

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Capital Complex district administration in its continued efforts evicted stray animals from Naharlagun to Banderdewa areas on Saturday. A team of officers led by EAC Hengo Basar including senior Vety officer (IMC) Dr. G Piel and Vety officer (forest) Dr. Sorang conducted the drive to evict around 26 animals. (DIPRO)

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Pay & use toilet inaugurated

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: One pay and use toilet started functioning in  RK Mission staff quarter complex with its inauguration by state BJP Mahila Morcha GS Techi Momta on Saturday. People used to opt for open defecation earlier but Ssachhta Hi Seva launched by the BJP Govt as a mission mode brought awareness on hygiene for a better environment, good health and sound mind, she said, adding she had built few more toilet in the area from her own source which began functional simultaneouly. She urged the locals for better use…

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MWS seeks justice for late Modi

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sep 29: A delegation of Modi Welfare Society (MWS) led by its president Jokut Modi and GS, Sonyung Modi called on DIGP (central range) here on Friday last and in a representation urged him to speed up probe of hit and run case of late Karik Taruk of Seram village on February 23 last during Ali Aye Ligang festival celebration. He was hit by a black colour Scorpio from behind and killed on the spot while he was peeing. The Scorpio is owned by one Vinood Paswan of Tinsukia while…

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Development on priority agenda: Saaya

NEELAM, Sept 29: BJP MLA Likha saaya inaugurated a CC road built at an estimated cost of Rs 10 lakh and a rostum worth Rs 20 lakh  at general ground here under Deed circle with his MLA LAD fund. In his address, he announced to sanction Rs 10 lakh for immediate renovation of dilapidated Joram to Koloriang road. Expressing concern for people of Neelam area who are facing constant power cuts and low voltage problems, he promised to provide a transformer with his own fund. The villagers submitted a 7-point memorandum  seeking…

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