2-day Children’s Film Bonanza begins | Films mould society positively: Felix

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 25: We are trying to shape your future and film is the best medium to achieve the goal as it influences our minds through various positive actions,” said IPR Minister Bamang Felix in his inaugural address to two-day Children’s Film Bonanza, which begun at Tosum Hotel here on Thursday. The maiden event has been organized by Children’s Film Society of India under Union I&B Ministry in collaboration with state’s IPR department. “Let us make Arunachal Pradesh a better place to live in,” Felix, also GoAP…

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Tani script to add new chapter to state history: ATCO

By Mintu Tamuli PASIGHAT, Oct 25: The second foundation day celebration of Abotani Clan Organization (ATCO)-cum- Tani Festival got underway at Donyi Polo central ganging ground here on Thursday with its inauguration by APCC president Takam Sanjoy. Sanjoy, in his address as chief guest, lauded ATCO for organizing the event to unite descendents of Abo Tani communities besides efforts to preserve their age-old tradition and culture. Expressing happiness over huge participation irrespective of caste and creed, he exhorted the GenNext to shoulder responsibility in preserving cultures and traditions of Abotani…

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Northeast Olympic Games | Arunachal karatekas top medal tally

Weightlifters: (L to R) Tami Tame, Techi Nadam, Jimjang Deru, Balo Yalam, Anai Wangsu, Boni Mangkhiya  IMPHAL, Oct 25:  Arunachal Pradesh karatekas topped in medal tally with 9 gold and 1 silver in 1st Northeast Olympic Games which begun here on Wednesday. The gold winners are Mesom Singhi (women individual kata), Abab Sangdo (men individual kata), Goda Asha (women 50 kg kumite), Sinne Mikhu (men 50 kg kumite), Raja Yangfo (men 60 kg Kumite), Lokam Maya (women 61 kg kumite), Johny Mangkhiya (women +61 kg kumite), Matyup Tamblung (men 67 kg kumite) &…

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23 villages in Changlang & Namsai districts get ABF status: DyCM

NAMSAI, Oct 25: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein today declared all 23 villages in Changlang and Namsai districts as avoidable blindness free (ABF) under National Program for Control of Blindness (NPCB). Out of these 23 villages, 20 are in Bordumsa, Diyun and Innao circles of Changlang district and 3 in Namsai district, he told a function at Arunachal University of Studies here. The A ABF status was achieved under Avoidable Blindness Free Arunachal (ABFAR) Project, a joint venture of  NPCB & VI, GoAP in partnership with Chandra Prabhu Eye Hospital,…

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NCUI CEO gives green signal to Nalo-Panyang pleas for support

Indian cooperative sector most diversified in world: Satyanarayan  Cooperative panacea to Arunachal problems Responding to question – If union minister A K Antony in 90s had termed Arunachal cooperative sector best in India, why hundreds of men and women from Damin (Upper Subansiri) have been crossing snow-fed mountains to Tibet to collect essentials through barter trade in this 21st century? – Satyanarayana said that Gandhiji had advocated school, cooperative society and panchayati system in each village for proper socio-economic development and Arunachal is no exception. There would be no shortcoming…

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Arunachal Cup-2018 | R6 Rafting Champ winner to represent India: Karbak

KAMBA, Oct 25:  Though tourism is at a growing stage but efforts are on to develop Arunachal Pradesh as a global tourism hub, Liromoba MLA Nyamar Karbak said after flagging of first edition of Arunachal Cup-2018, an R6 National Level Rafting Championship from Yomgo River here on Thursday. Organized by Arunachal Water Sports Association (AWSA) in collaboration with the state’s sports and youth affairs department, it aimed at promoting adventure tourism and boost inflow of domestic and international tourists into the state. “The GoAP is investing huge money to make…

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CoSAAP flays GoAP

ITANAGAR, Oct 25: The GoAP employees under CoSAAP banner have been resorting to ‘pen & tools down’ phase-wise stir since October 11 demanding immediate implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations. The CoSAAP, in a release on Thursday, vehemently opposed the GoAP move in issuing stringent order one after another to suppress the democratic movement to punish the employee instead of considering their genuine demands.

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Cong to ghearo CBI office today

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 25: Taking strong exception to reducing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), premier investigative agency in the country, to a farce with CBI raiding its own office, never seen in the past, Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Takam Sanjoy said that state cadres will ghearo CBI’s office here at 11 am tomorrow as part of AICC protest. “The present CBI status, devastating RBI through demonitisation that killed many innocent people, interference in appointment of judges of Supreme Court that evoked protest from judges, meddling with…

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Halt eviction drive or face stir: CBAOWA to DA

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Oct 24: Itanagar Commercial Building Affected Owners Welfare Association (CBAOWA) today urged Capital district administration to halt ongoing eviction drive and sought tangible solution for development of the city. The court verdict of the case filed on behalf of all Capital Complex building owners is clear, CBAOWA president Taro Tagia told media persons in Arunachal Press Club here on Wednesday. Thus, such eviction is an act of harassment. “We are in favour of city development and not against it besides want a good road. Eviction…

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CM visits Bumla pass

TAWANG, Oct  25: Chief Minister Pema Khandu visited memorial of Param Vir Chakra recipient Subedar Joginder Singh at Bumla today. He is a 1962 war hero and conferred with country’s highest gallantry award posthumously. Khandu  laid a wreath at the memorial and paid homage to Singh who had halted and repulsed the invading Chinese Army twice at Tongpen La in Bum La axis when the enemy was heading to conquer Tawang on 23.10.1962. Subedar Singh finally succumbed to his injuries in Chinese custody. During his interaction with the military personnel, Khandu…

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