Touching welcome for medal winner karatekas

*3 girls ink team kata national record By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Dec 05: Twelve Arunachal Pradesh karatekas, after winning 16 medals in 9th Common Wealth Championship, arrived at railway station here on late Wednesday evening to a heart-touching reception by families, Arunachal Karate-Do Association (AKA) and Jomoh Welfare Society (JWS). The karatekas included gold medalists: Deepak Jomoh [12-13-year boys (-40 kg, individual Kata)], Samem Romat [Cadet boys (-63kg, individual Kata), Raja Yangfo [Senior men (-60kg, individual Kumite)], Team Kata: Goda Asha, Mesom Singhi & Bamang Yamu; Silver medalists: Kina Sipa (12-13-year girls, individual Kata), Yanung Gamnu…

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CM continues Arunachal Rising campaign

*Offers Rs 2 cr for martyr Dada’s memorial BORDURIA, Dec 05: Chief Minister Pema Khandu paid homage to Ashok Chakra awardee, late Havildar Hangpan Dada in his memorial before launching Arunachal Rising campaign here on Wednesday. He also gave away cash prizes and certificates to progressive farmers, best ASHA & anganwadi workers of Borduria circle besides distributing blankets to GBs of the circle. He met late Dada’s wife Chasen Lowang and had discussion with the Army officers for development of a memorial. He asked Tirap DC to submit a DPR…

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GenNext inheriting age-old rich culture mosaic

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 05: The Bo, Bokar and Ramo communities (sub-tribe of the Adi), far away from their native places celebrated their annual harvesting festival Podi Barbi here on Wednesday. The festival continued with great enthusiasm joined by young and old in their best rational attires reflecting that they are not only zealously guarding their age-old rich cultural heritage but the younger generations are inheriting the cultural mosaic of their forefathers. What the younger ones showcased proved that they have not been influenced by the wave…

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AKCWS toeing humanity to serve poor & needy

From Tsering Droima DIRANG, Dec 05: Dirang-based Ama Kelsang Choikey Welfare Society (AKCWS) led by a thoughtful native Tseri Gonpapa, with humanitarianism or loving kindness as its motto, has been working for underprivileged children of the society by offering free education. The NGO presently with three teaching staff has been providing free tuition to 64 enrolled students in art & culture, vocational & skill training to them at Dirang Dzong here. The AKCWS has also been conducting educational awareness and plantation programmes, workshops and brainstorming sessions for students at Dirang…

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Podi-Barbi celebrated with traditional gaiety

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Dec 05:  Podi-Barbi, a harvest festival of Adi community, was celebrated with traditional fervor and gaiety at Solung-Mopin Ground here on Wednesday. The celebration was organized by Podi- Barbi Celebration Committee Itanagar-2018. Hundreds of people comprising young and old wearing traditional attire participated in the day-long festival. Attending the festival celebration as, State BJP vice president Tame Phassang, addressing the revelers as chief guest lauded the community for its rich culture and tradition and extended Podi Barbi greeting to them, “One cannot find the zest of…

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EWA extends helping hand

PASIGHAT, Dec 05: Eagle Welfare Association (EWA) extended help to Mebo flash flood victims by donating Rs. 41, 500 on Wednesday. EWA team including secretary general General Jamoh, Eastern Zone GS Onya Padung and executive member-cum-East Siang DSO Nada Apa, handed over the amount to Siang Ecosystem Environment and Nurture Group secretary general  Mohonto Pangging Pao, IAF group captain (Retd) in presence of others.

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GoAP employees express faith in CM’s assurance: CoSAAP

ITANAGAR, Dec 05: Unconditionally supporting recent Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) movements, the GoAP employees have expressed their full faith in assurance of Chief Minister Pema Khandu given on November 12 last. This is the outcome of five-day district tour to eastern Arunachal Pradesh by CoSAAP central executive committee led by its secretary general Gonya Riba which completed on Tuesday, according to a CoSSAP release. The team since November 30 visited Lower Dibang Valley, Namsai, Lohit and Changlang to interact with the GoAP employees, particularly CoSAAP district…

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984 benefit from 16th SADP

TAWANG, Dec 05: Tawang DC Sang Phuntsok after inaugurating 16th round of Sarkar Aapke Dwar Par (SADP) and Jan Sunwai  at Bomdir Govt Middle School on Wednesday,  felicitated Namet primary and Bomdir middle school toppers from and gave them science kit and microscope besides school materials to Bomdir middle school. After inspecting stalls of 45 Govt departments, he distributed vegetable seeds to the villagers through G Namet and Bomdir GBs. Of the villagers from Langputse, Namet, Khirmu, Wokher and nearby hamlets, 984 availed various benefits, including five marriage registration, CMAAY…

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Naara Aaba wine sent to NE states

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 05: First batch of Naara Aaba, organic kiwi wine produced in Lower Subansiri district HQs Ziro, was dispatched different parts of the North East on Wednesday. Tax and excise deputy commissioner Pebom Bagra and state Horticulture Research Institute director Egam Basar flagged off the consignment from Akashdeep Ccomplex here during a function. “The wine now will be made available in all NE liquor stores,” producer Lambu Subu Food and Beverages CMD Tage Rita said. She exuded confidence that Naara Aaba, produced from handpicked…

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IHSEC in offing

ITANAGAR, Dec 05, (AONS): Innovation Hub and Space Education Centre (IHSEC) will be inaugurated for Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre, coinciding with three-day 18th All India annual conference of heads of science museums/centres 2018 beginning at DK State Convention Center here from Dec 8 next, according to official sources.

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