Arunachalee karatekas inked history for India: Dr Chai

*Golden era for Arunachal: Salu ‘Proud moment for state NSKFI’ Terming the achievement historic for India, Arunachal branch National Shoto-Kan Karate Federation of India (NSKFI) president Shihan Tai Hipik, said, “It is a very proud moment for state NSKFI as our players have achieved tremendous success in global event. “Singhi, Asha and Yamu became senior female team kata champion, Raja Yangfo (Sr.-60 kg kumite) won gold medal and N P Nobin Jomoh won 2 silver medal in +84 kg. senior individual and team kumite,” he said in a release. “Our…

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Commissions share experiences to strengthen SECs, says Kojeen

27th national conference of SECs By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 06: Arunachal Pradesh State Election Commissioner Hage Kojeen, who took part in two-day State Election Commissioners (SECs)’ meeting at Mysuru, said the national conference is a forum to share experiences to sharing success stories and enhances our knowledge to update ourselves for improving functioning of the constitutional bodies. Kojeen, while talking to this daily over telephone, said that 16 agendas were discussed threadbare, including introduction of IT for online voting in elections, strict adherence to existing act and…

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CM on AR campaign reaches Changlang

CHANGLANG, Dec 06: The Arunachal Rising (AR) campaign led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu today reached the people of Changlang district. Visit to Rangshom him Beginning the day, Chief Minister paid a visit to the ‘Rangshom Him’ – the prayer house and offered prayers to the almighty ‘Rangfrah’. Interacting with the Rangfrah believers, Chief Minister assured to develop link road for the prayer house and to provide an ambulance. Inauguration of district secretariat  Following his visit to the ‘Rangshom Him’ – Chief Minister inaugurated the new District Secretariat building executed…

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Governor unveils statue of Martyr Mihin Bagang

HAPOLI, Dec 06: The Governor Brig.(Dr) B.D Mishra (Retd.), unveiled the bust statue of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang of the 5th Battalion of the ASSAM Regiment of the Indian Army here today, who made the supreme sacrifice for the defence of the Nation on 6th December 1971. The Bust statue is very appropriately located in the school compound of the Government Secondary School, Hapoli which has, by State gazette notification rechristened as Mihin Bagang Government Secondary School, Hapoli. The occasion coincides with the 3rd Youth Rising Day celebrations of Apatani Youth Association to…

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Election preparedness reviewed | No leave to any GoAP official from Feb: DC

AALO, Dec 06: West Siang DEO Swetika Sachan while reviewing election preparedness with West Siang, Siang and Lower Siang SPs, EROs and AEROs in meeting here on Thursday, said no leave will be allowed to any official from February. While reviewing polling station-wise preparedness in those districts, she was specific on physical verifications of all polling stations (PSs) to work out key issues and basic services, like drinking water, toilets, net connectivity, communication facility, temporary & permanent structures to deal with law and order situation. Informing the Election Commission of…

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9th Commonwealth Champ | Shenshai Tara financed Yangfo

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 06: Raja Yangfo, who won a gold in [Senior men (-60kg, individual Kumite)] category in 9th Common Wealth Championship, is the happiest soul today. He could not have been part of Indian team due to pecuniary problem, but it was Arunachal Karate-Do Association (AKA) president Shenshai Lika Tara who offered about Rs 1.5 lakh for his to and fro expenses to attend the event. On his return home at Naharlagun railway station on late Wednesday evening, he was in tears when Tara embraced…

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Cl-XII, X toppers given laptops under CMASY

From Our Correspondent BOMDILA, Dec 06: Laptops under CM’s Adhunik Sikshya Yojana (CMASY) were given to class-X and XII toppers of 2017-18 session of Govt HS and secondary schools of the district at Bomdila Buddhist Society conference hall here on Thursday. The felicitation event was organized by All West Kameng Students’ Union (AWKSU) and organizing committee chairman Dawa Tsering Shongmu lauded Chief Minister Pema Khandu-led state Govt for sponsoring laptops and advised the students to study with commitment for academic excellence. Assuring all possible support to good doers, Shongmu said…

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DEWS help Chug fire victims

From Tsering Droima DIRANG, Dec 06: Members of Dirang Employees’ Welfare Society (DEWS) visited Sumtu (Chug village) near here and offered relief to victims of Wednesday fire incident. Fire broke out in the village around 10.30 pm and devoured house of one Leiki Tsering and Yeshi Choren turning their all household items into ashes. The cause of the incident was immediately is not known but villagers suspected it to be electric short-circuit and urged the GoAP, particularly district administration, to provide help for rehabilitation of the family.

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Is this Smart City of India: Siram

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Dec 06: Though Pasighat has been declared as one of the 100 Smart Cities of India, but its present status gives a very poor impression. Traffic movement has become too horrible because of narrow and dilapidated roads. The sooner the roads are improved the better it is as roads are prerequisite for development, senior Congress leader Bosiram Siram said on Thursday. Immediate improvement in various aspects is needed considering East Siang district HQs as a centurion town, he added.

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FOB holds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

BOMDILA, Dec 06: Bomdila field outreach bureau (FOB) Unit, in coordination with PH&WS department, organized a special outreach programme on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SWA) at Thongre village under Rupa block of West Kameng district on Wednesday for bringing mass awareness. The event included mass awareness rally and quiz competition, However   field bureau officer Pem Tsering and resource person PH&WS JE Tashi Namge Thungon addressed the gathering on various aspects of SWA. (FOB)

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