Zonal debate competition curtain raiser of National Press Day

Chief Minister’s Running Trophy AUS emerged winner of zonal debate By Staff Reporter NAMSAI, Oct 29: The Arunachal University of Studies (AUS), Namsai emerged as winner of the zonal level debate competition (Eastern) of the Chief Minister’s Running Trophy, held at the Mahabodhi Lord Buddha College here on Monday. Debating on the topic, ‘Trial by media is fair in democracy,’ the AUS Namsai will be competing in the ‘Annual Debate Competition’ for the Chief Minister’s Running Trophy, scheduled for 16 November on the occasion of the National Press Day at…

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Tawang Festival | 500 take part in Marathon race

TAWANG, Oct 29: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today took part in ‘Run for Nature’, a marathon race organized as part of the ongoing Tawang festival here, which started from Tawang Monastery. Khandu welcomed the participants of the Marathon and flagged off the race for ‘Veteran’ and ‘Senior Girls’ category while himself taking part in the ‘Senior Boys’ category. The ‘Junior Girls’ and ‘Junior Boys’ category were flagged off by a senior member. Chief Minister ran five-kilometer distance together with the other participants of the Marathon. About 500 participants from all…

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Revert Rinpoche on week-long trip to Tawang

TAWANG, Oct 29: HE the 7th Ling Trul Dorjee chhang Tenzin Lungtok Rinpoche, landed Tawang today on a week long visit. HE Rinpoche was received at Tawang Monastary by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Lumla MLA Jambey Tashi, Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi, Chairman DOKAA (Chosrig Affairs) Jambey Wangdi, Tawang DC Sang Phuntso, SP S.S.Kalsi other public leaders, monks, nuns and hundreds of devotees. This is second visit of HE Rinpoche to Tawang after nearly twelve years, invited by Tawang monastery administration and Tendhon Committee. HE Rinpoche will give teachings and initiation…

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Sarkar Aapke Dwar continues

BANA, Oct 29: The East Kameng district administration on Saturday conducted its 9th Sarkar Aapke Dwar (SAD) here after being inaugurated by Lamang Sopung, a local woman and Janani Surakhsa Yojna. She was chosen to encourage institutional delivery of babies. East Kameng deputy commissioner GS Rajawat in presence of local MLA Mama Natung administered the pledge to the villagers for free, fair and peaceful election. Earlier, a model polling station was also put up by circle officer (Election) Taya Yulu and SVEEP nodal officer Jini Natung to give awareness on…

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Hey na mera Bharat mahan?

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Grandmothers are not free from the impact of IT age as seen in the picture. Three grandmothers are seen taking selfie under IT impact while a police man with folded hands telling a father that carrying seven on a bike is illegal and punishable. But who bothers? The bars in Capital Complex were closed down by 8 pm by former Capital Complex DC Sandeep Kumar Singh. That is past administration. Bars open till late night now with a very disastrous impact. On…

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Plans afoot to make RGU a ranking university: VC

By Pradeep Kumar RONO HILLS, Oct 28: Newly appointed Vice Chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha within 24 days of joining has made massive plans to make Rajiv Gandhi University a front ranking varsity of India to woo outsiders for higher education and scholars for research but faces toughest challenge of land encroachment. Set up as Arunachal University in 1984 with the GoAP allocating 302 acres of land of which 64 acres have been encroached, a nagging problem for its expansion while many often come forward as land donors to seek jobs and…

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British Council sign MoU with GoAP on educational & cultural collaboration

TAWANG, Oct 28:  The British Council signed an MoU with Arunachal Govt on educational & cultural collaboration here on Sunday to mark British Council’s 70th  anniversary in India and to strengthen the ties for next 70 years. Mr. British Council India director (OBE) Alan Gemmell and GoAP  higher & technical education (H&TE) director Dr. Tayek Talom signed the MoU in presence of Chief Minister Pema Khanduto strengthen educational and cultural cooperation, to support ambition for knowledge and economic growth of Arunachal. In all 50 faculty members of H&TE – 10 of Govt polytechnic institutes, 8 of central institutions…

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Divine land Arunachal dwellers good hearted people: Randhir

Ganga bridge to link NE with Jharkhand By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Oct 28: Arunachal Pradesh is a divine land with historical relevance as Lord Krishna came here to marry his consort Rukmini, daughter of Bhismak King, said Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Randhir Kumar Singh. Singh, on his maiden visit to attend two-day Bihangam Yoga Smaroh that concluded here on Sunday, in an exclusive interview to this daily, said that though he could not visit other parts of state but all Arunachalees whom he met were very honest and simple and…

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Discard fine, 10% monthly money lending system, Kaso urges tribals

By Our Staff Reporter NIRJULI, Oct 28: Itanagar MLA Techi Kaso today exhorted the people to discard fine system and money lending @ 10% monthly interest system prevailing in the society, which has been creating disharmony and disunity in the society. Addressing huge gathering attending valedictory function of three-day  7th healing crusade-2018 at Christian prayer centre here on Sunday, Kaso  said that the unfortunate fine system and high rate money lending system opted by tribal communities have been ruining the society. Such systems should be routed to prevent rift between families,…

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Blood donation camp marks birth anniversary of Bihangam Yoga saint

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Oct 28:  The birth anniversary of Vigyandevvji Maharaj, an annual affair, marked with blood donation camp by the saint himself and his devotees including Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Randhir Kumar Singh at Khapa Kholie ground here simultaneously with 110 BY Santhas across the country and three aboard. This aimed at benefiting the humanity as blood is the best gift of a donor to the receiver, state’s BYS president T Kena said, adding the devotees organized havan in 151 kunds to seek blessing for the greater welfare of…

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