HM assures Guv to boost security of disturbed dists

NEW DELHI, May 30: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh responding to a plea of Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra on Thursday assured to soon strengthen security apparatus in all disturbed districts. Dr Mishra met Singh here on Thursday when they discussed about security and other vital issues when the former briefed about state’s law and order situation, including recent incidents. Dr Mishra also thanked him for providing adequate security forces to the state for conducting Lok Sabha and assembly elections. (PRO) AONS adds: It may be recalled that 11…

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First CM Thungong says: Leaders mandated to integrate Arunachal needs with rest of India

Thungon congratulating CM Khandu as his uncle Goleng watches, interacting with Governor By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, May 30:  Arunachal Pradesh, a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual and multi-cultural state is still beyond common perception even 72 years after independence, said state’s first chief minister P K Thungon. It is more like questions raised in the minds of foreign nationals including diplomats on the capability of leaders in running India, the great sub-continent nation known globally for its spectacular diversity, he reasoned. Arunachal Pradesh, created as North East Frontier Agency (NEFA) in 1914, attained…

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CM directs to lift ban on all GoAP payments

ITANAGAR, May 30: Chief Minister Pema Khandu immediately after taking charge has directed finance department to lift all bans on government cheques and drafts to provide the much desired succour to alls state contractors. He gave the order taking serious note of problems faced by the contractors, especially small contractors who depend mostly on government payments. However, an order by the department is expected soon. However, he cautioned the construction agencies that payment should be made after proper satisfaction of execution of works as per the norms. Financial propriety should…

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Peaceful candle light rally held

From Our Correspondent TEZU, May 30: We want justice, Justice delayed is justice denied, No more killing-no more violence, Insaaf do insaaf do-Tirap ko insaaf do – slogans rented in the air as hundreds of people from all walks of life took part in a peaceful candlelight march here on Thursday evening. The protest was against massacre of 11 people including Khonsa West MLA Tirong Aboh on May 21, near Tirap district headquarters Khonsa by suspected NSCN militants. Conducted by All Mishmi Student Union (AMSU); Tirap, Changlang and Longding Districts’…

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1 moves police against house attack

ITANAGAR, May 30 (AONS): One Nikja Yana, a resident of Lower Chimpu has lodged a written complaint with Itanagar police station here that a group of 14 people had attacked her residence around 1.30 pm on Thursday when her two sons were sleeping inside the bedroom. The group threw petrol and put fire burning all documents and other house belongings were completely destroyed but both sons had a narrow escape. They took away huge sum of money from the almirah and other ornaments before escaping, alleged the complaint, a copy…

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1 of 4 Tezu jail escapees nabbed

From Our Correspondent TEZU, May 30: Lohit Police after well-planned massive combing operation by for two days nabbed one of the four prisoners, who had escaped from jail, from Danglat village on Wednesday. Four prisoners – Kalaiso Mepo, Dolu Chakma & Lombu Thapa (all in different cases) and Pritamber Bhuiya (under trial prisoner) – had escaped from Tezu jail between 1.30 PM to 2 PM on May 28 last by using makeshift ladder, Lohit SP DW Thungon said. The search was conducted in peripheral jungle areas as they had fled towards…

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Railway link failure puts commuters to trouble

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 30: Railway commuters were put to lot of trouble due to link failure at Borum railway station and computerized railway reservation counter at Naharlagun state transport GM office here since 11 am on Thursday. Dozens of commuters waited at railway station for hours but had to go back disheartened. Many were to book tickets either for taking patients for treatment, few to go outside North East to meet their children studying in various parts of the country. Expressing shock over such repeated link…

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APLS: Dai’s 79th birth anniversary on June 1

ITANAGAR, May 30:  The Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) led by president Y D Thongchi will celebrate 79th birth anniversary of late Lummer Dai at J N State Museum here on June 1in a befitting manner. Deputy Chief Minister Deputy Chowna Mein has consented to be the chief guest of the pious occasion. He will be conferring the Luminous Lummer Dai Literary Award 2019 on Tagang Taki, one of the pioneers in literary field of Arunachal Pradesh to mark the occasion. Poets of different languages reciting their self composed poems will…

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Women farmers sensitized on MKSP interventions

ZIRO, May 30: The government intends to uplift the weaker sections by providing assistance through ArSRLM for self reliant livelihood, ADC Gombu Tsering said in his address to day-long orientation for women farmers under Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) here on Wednesday. Conducted by Ziro block mission management unit of Arunachal State Rural Livelihoods Mision(ArSRLM), it aimed  at providing a platform to sensitize women farmers about important MKSP interventions to boost agro-ecological practices by interacting with officers of agri allied departments. The allied departments should work out mechanism for convergence…

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