Gandhian philosophy cementing India-Indonesia bilateral ties: Udayana

Kalaktang hosts International Youth Leadership camp * Let Nepal-Bharat bilateral ties be everlasting: Rimal By Pradeep Kumar KALAKTANG, Sept 13: Recalling the strong bond between India and Indonesia, noted Gandhian from Indonesia Agus Indra Udayana, known as Guruji said that Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was sympathetic to Indonesian freedom struggle and considering it as a potential ally. “In July 1947 when the Dutch launched a mass scale attack to suppress Indonesian freedom movement, President Sukarno had instructed Sultan Sjahrir to leave the country immediately to attend the 1st Inter-Asia…

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Peace prerequisite for dev: Khandu

*Rijiju suggests seamless coordination ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Security and development has to go together as maintaining law and order for prevailing peace is essential for development and economic growth, Chief Minister Pema Khandu today said, adding this goal could be achieved if state police becomes efficient. Addressing the 25th annual conference of police and intelligence officers at Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre here, he commended the role of police and security forces in maintaining law and order in the NE region, his state in particular. Security situation in the region…

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Rs 4 cr for district plan under CMSSY

ITANAGAR, Sept 13: The first state level executive committee meeting of Chief Minister Samast Shiksha Yojana (CMSSY), chaired by education secretary Dr. Madhu Rani Teotia here on Wednesday to finalize annual action plan to allocate Rs four crore for district level plans for bottom-up planning. OSD (finance) Dani Pyaro, DCs Upper Siang, Anjaw, Kamle and Tirap, directors of higher education, secondary education, ADC, CO, DDSE as representatives of Longding, West Siang, West Kameng, Namsai, Changlang, Lohit, Papumpare, East Kameng, Lower Subansiri, DSPD-ISSE and DDEE (HQs), members of CMSSY present, were briefed…

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Jodo jodo Bharat jodo rents air as international camp begins

By AO News Service KALAKTANG, Sept 13: This picturesque town in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh witnessed the launching of week-long International Youth Leadership camp, the maiden event organized by National Youth Project here on Wednesday. Clouds played hide and seek over the lush green hills overlooking the venue casting a lasting spell on about 300 youth of both genders from Indonesia and Nepal besides all states and union territories when many quipped “We will continue to enjoy such enchanting natural beauty till September 18 when the camp will…

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Siang water level continues to rise

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sept 13: Water level of Siang River continues to rise following torrential rain in the region but yet to reach the danger level. Siang River is flowing in full swing with water level recording 153.82 metre at 2 PM on Thursday afternoon and gradually increasing as recorded 153.93 metre at 6 PM, highest ever of the year but just below the  danger level of 153.9 6metre, WRD officials said, adding the water level is expected to rise further. Flash flood had swelled up Siang River eroding…

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Women and SHG carried out ‘Poshan abhyan rally’

PALIN, Sept 13:  Hundreds of women folk and self help groups (SHGs) of Kra Daadi district headquarter carried out ‘Poshan abhiyan rally’, organised here under the banner of Arunachal state rural livelihoods mission (ASRLM) block mission management unit. It aimed at creating awareness among the local residents about the ill effects of the junk food, cold drinks and package foods which are used without viewing its content and other basic information by the rural people. The women holding posters and placards shouted slogan “gangda nyie albuam deto” (people should eat…

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United Charity holds breast cancer awareness

ITANAGAR, Sept 13: NGO United Charity, working in the field of health and other issues, conducted breast cancer awareness programme as  part of its 4th foundation day programme at P-Sector Govt secondary school here on Monday, themed, -‘Don’t be shy, Don’t be afraid, Let’s be aware of breast cancer’. Its cairperson Sangge Droma said that the main motive of initiating such programme aimed at bringing mass awareness on breast cancer among the females, particularly about its causes, preventive measures & other remedies etc. The NGO in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh Cancer…

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Health mela in MP constituency proposed

AALO, Sept 13: West Siang DC Sode Potom, chaired a meeting here today to chalk out detail preparations for holding health mela. The health mela proposed in each MP constituency of East and West annually as a specific directive given by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and funded under National Rural Health Mission to ameliorate the health condition of the people with free medicines and screening of various ailments. As desired by Union MoS (Home Affairs), the camps for his constituency will be organised at Aalo and Daporijo…

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Rare Penru, hibernation roost of bats, still found

AALO, Sept 13: Penru, a hibernation roost for bats near Larmuk Potom village, 9 km away from Darak Circle in West Siang district, is one of the largest homes of the flying mammals. Though such roost are located in many places like Poyom, Kunuyami and other villages, but the roost caved deep in the rocky hillock near Larmuk Potom is famous through the ages to witness fluttering of bats over the evening sky in huge number even obstructing passersby and dropping into houses in plenty in those olden days. These…

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Maintain tradition and culture for identity: Phurpa

From Our Correspondent SINGCHUNG, Sept 13: Dirang MLA Phurpa Tsering has urged the Bogun community to maintain their age-old tradition and cultural heritage for their identity. Addressing a huge gathering of Bogun community and others of Singhchung circle of West Kameng district on Monday as chief guest while inaugurating 5th Pham Kho Sowai Festival here, he said that “our tradition and culture are our identity which should be maintained and passed on to younger generation for their protection for posterity”. He advised them to stay in tune with the indigenous…

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