Multi-purpose hall was inaugurated

TEZU, Feb 19: A multi-purpose hall was inaugurated by Agri & Allied, Youth and Sports Affair Minister Dr Mohesh Chai at Yealiang village under Sunpura circle on Tuesday amidst presence of many officers. The hall was built by water resource Dept with SIDF 2017-18funds. Dr Chai, in his address, urged the people to make optimum use of the hall and ensure its maintenance being a public asset. SP DR D.W.Thongon and SDO Kajal Karmakar also spoke. (DIPRO)

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3 blood banks to work soon to serve 3 lakh people: SBTC

AVYS to hold blood donation camp at IG Park If we can donate blood to save life, you can too! Miss India-2018 Osin Mosu & Janam Singpho donating blood smilingly By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Feb 18: Procurement of equipments, kits and consumables on release of budgeted funds under State Annual Development Agenda (SADA) would make three more blood banks at Seppa, Khonsa and Longding functional, taking the total to 12. State blood transfusion council (TBTC) deputy director Dr Nabam Budh said that buildings of those three blood banks…

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More GoAP benefits if employees reciprocate through services: CM

*50-kw solar power plant inaugurated TAWANG, Feb 18:  The Union and state Govts are making all out efforts to provide uninterrupted power supply in Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said after inaugurating a 50-kw solar power plant for DC office here on Monday. Projects worth Rs.3500 crore sanctioned by the Centre are being executed in phased manner to bring off grid connections in far flung villages under grid, he said congratulated APEDA for installing the plant in DC office. Terming the employees as backbone of the GoAP, he said…

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CMAGY aims to develop model village: DyCM

MOTUM, Feb 18: Adarsh Gram Yozna (CMAGY), an initiative of present Govt led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, aims at adopting a village in each assembly constituency to be developed as a  model for which fund had been released. The CMAGY is among various welfare measures of the GoAP for state people, said Deputy Chief Minister Chowna after giving CGI sheets to Motum villagers under CMAGY  here on Monday. He inaugurated a play ground here built under SIDF and lauded initiative of local MLA Lombo Tayeng saying that it is among…

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Tuki inaugurates several projects

SAGALEE, Feb 18: Former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki after inaugurating several projects in Toru and Sagalee sub-divisions of his assembly constituency on Monday sought support of all stake holders to take care of the assets in greater public interest. The projects included double storied building of Sagalee GHS School built at an estimated cost of Rs. 1045.15 lakh with NEC funding; G+1 RCC building to accommodate 1,080 students and 36 class rooms with provision for differently able persons, first of its kind in state’s Govt. school; Sagalee CHC built at an…

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NESO flays Saha stand on CAB reintroduction

ITANAGAR, Feb 18: The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) has strongly condemned statement of BJP president Amit Shah during his tour to Assam that the Citizenship (Amendment), Bill, 2016 (CAB) would be brought back again if BJP comes to power. Terming it as an insult to the people’s movement in entire North East against this CAB, the NESO, in a release, said the movement had promoted the BJP-led central Govt not to table this CAB in recently concluded Rajya Sabha session. This statement is also a clear indication reflecting no regard…

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Sr BJP leader Wanglat joins Cong, may contest from Arunachal East

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 18: Senior leader and former state home minister James L Wanglat shifted his loyalty from ruling BJP party and joined Indian National congress at a simple function at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on Monday. APCC president Takam Sanjoy, CLP leader Takam Pario, former APCC president Padi Richo and hundreds of party cadres welcomed the veteran political leader to the party fold. Reciprocating the gesture,  Wanglat said that he deserted ruling BJP by submitting his resignation on February 6 last for its stand on Citizenship Amendment…

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Er Tedir gets willing support

By Our Correspondent ITANAGAR, Feb 18: Young entrepreneur Lika Maj announced his whole hearted support to retired UD chief engineer-cum-director Taba Tedir, if he plans to plunges into ensuring 2019 election. Many former panchayat leaders simultaneously announced their support to Er Tedir. Large number of people of both sexes present on the occasion applauded such decisions, saying this could herald a new era of development if all intellectuals join hands for development of any area in this under developed state.

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RGU seminar pays homage to 40 martyred CRPF personnel

RONO HILLS, Feb 18: The two-day national seminar on ‘Gender performativity and ideology’, organized by RGU  English department, begun on Sunday by observing two-minute silence to pay homage to 40 CRPF  martyred personnel of Pulwama attack. Gauhati University Prof. Nandana Dutta, in her keynote address, stressed on theories of gender performativity in different contexts focusing on women in NE India and how homogenization of women in NE leads to many difficulties. “Literature has come a long way from dealing with the philosophical realms and abstract concepts to dealing with everyday…

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Training of POs begins

YUPIA, Feb 18:  First phase training of 212 presiding officers (POs) of Papum Pare district, appointed for ensuing simultaneous election in 2019, was given by AERO-cum- district nodal officer (training) Likha Radh at Itanagar on Monday. First level checking (FLC) of EVMs also begun in election office here simultaneously.  The Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) engineers conducted physical inspection of all EVMs, ballot units and control unit diagnosis, vote casting, closed result clear (CRC) of EVMs. Representatives of various political parties were also present. 2nd round training At Pasighat, in…

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