Arunachal leaders pooh-poohs China’s protest to PM visit

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 10: China as usual opposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday as a routine practice by claiming part of the state as “South Tibet” to be rubbished by MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar as “the state is an integral and inalienable part of India”. China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman’s Hua Chunying reacted through ministry’s website: “China urges Indian side to bear in mind common interests of both nations, respect interests and concerns of Chinese side, cherish momentum of improvement in…

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Cong questions PM Modi’s claim

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after laying foundation stones of many projects in his public address at Indira Gandhi Park here on Saturday, has claimed that “I inaugurate the projects whose foundation stones I lay”. His statement amounted to BJP-led NDA’s victory in 2019 General Election for him to rule again, APCC general secretary-cum-spokesman Chera Taya, said in a statement to take a dig at Modi: Does the PM’s view carry any meaning when he laid foundation stones of all projects granted by…

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Arun Prabha to have wider links: Sahu

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Arun Prabha, the 24th satellite channel of DD exclusively for North-East and dedicated to Arunachal Pradesh, presently linked to DTH (direct to home), but would be linked with Airtel and Vieocon soon for the global viewers to learn about this mystic land of Arunachal Pradesh. Present service is provided through DD owned system while the other two are private service providers of  DTH, a common platform. This assurance came from Doordarshan director general Supriya Sahu, when she was addressing a meeting of staff in DD…

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Gao lauds churches for giving right direction to society

By Our Staff Reporter BORDURIA, Feb 10: Various works of church leaders for maintaining peace and tranquility in state and giving right direction to the society deserves appreciation, state BJP president Tapir Gao said. Addressing huge number of Christian believers during dedication of a prayer centre of Nokte Baptist Asathem Roapkhhoan (NBAR) at Pansumthong village under Borduria circle of Tirap district on Sunday, Gao said that all social works should be guided by good people. People should have fear for god to not repeat same mistake, he said, adding the…

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Valentine’s Day Blood Donation Camp 2019

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The Arunachal Vivekananda Yuva Shakti (AVYS) under it’s ‘Save life mission’ would conduct Valentine’s Day blood donation camp-2019 on February 14 next at RKM Hospital on February 14 next. “When you give blood you give another birthday, another anniversary to a friend to smile for the new life gained,” AVYS founder-chairman Tatung Ramesh Jeke said, adding this camp is an annual practice of AVYS for the lovers to donate blood honouring their beloved ones. However, this year’s camp is more relevant because…

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Movie Manikarnika screened

ITANAGAR, Feb 10:   Hindi movie Manikarnika was screened for 700 girl students of different Govt schools of Capital Complex to instil sense of patriotism and nationalism among them. The students, nominated by school authorities, watched the movie in Naharlagun and Nirjuli cinema halls, a maiden initiative of education department. The excited students lauded state’s Samagra Shiksha Society/ISSE for screening the movie, which they said described as enriching and memorable, according to an official release.

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600 poll personnel given training

AALO, Feb 10: The first round of election training to more than 600 polling personnel of West Siang requisitioned for simultaneous election in the state was conducted here on Saturday. Basar ADC Hento Karga, highlighting about handling of EVM & VVPAT said that Election Commission India with the passage of time has made voting process easy and electronic driven but sensible handling of latest equipments holds key to successful election. Outlining significance of the training, ERO C. Chukhu said the ECI has banned all types of leaves to GoAP officials as…

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Taring Dui- a man with a mission

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Upper Subansiri Panchayati Raj interim committee member Taring Dui, who plunged into politics about three decades ago, lauded the article – Are money & muscle power maiming democracy? – published in February 9 edition of this daily, saying that cleansing any  election from money menace holds key to state’s development. Many genuine and good politicians have lost election to state assembly for failure to pump in money, said Dui, present APCC general secretary, adding that he would continue to serve the society without any…

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