Nature’s bounty awaiting beneficiaries! | Walnut – a money spinner: Expert

Arunachal to be walnut hub  Where is the ICAR plan: PTI had filed from New Delhi on 30.10. 11 had claimed that Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) had a planned strategy to motivate Arunachal farmers to take up large scale cultivation as a lucrative cash crop. The horticulture department of ICAR – in coordination with CITH and other ICAR research centres – has worked out a plan to make the state a large producer of stone fruit walnut in the country. The State has 20,000 hectares of land suitable…

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IAF airlifts rescue team after 18 days

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, June 29: The 19-member rescue team, airdropped on June 12 near the wreckage site of ill fated An-32, was airlifted on Saturday with the sun shining brightly facilitating the IAF chopper to venture into flying zone above the treacherous Pari hills in remote border Payum circle of Siang district. Siang DC Rajiv Takuk told this daily over telephone that the nightmare of the rescue team ended after they spent 18 days at a height of 12000-ft braving slippery clips, presence of venomous snakes, insects and wild…

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Unite to boost education scenario: CS  

By Staff Reporter PACHIN, June 29: Terming school as temple of learning, chief secretary Satya Gopal on Saturday exhorted all stakeholders to make concerted efforts to bring desired improvement education scenario of Arunachal Pradesh. Addressing a function after inaugurating administrative and hostel blocks of Abotani Vidya Niketan (AVN) here, he said that this institution has been witnessing success stories including preservation of age-old indigenous traditions and cultures and enlisted contributions of Arunachal Shiksha Vikas Samiti (ASVS), which run the institution. He along with the team of officers earlier inspected the…

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Guide students how to travel in APST buses

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, June 29: APST station superintendent Tuter Dolum on Saturday urged parents to take care of their wards when they leave for school and until they return home and guide properly how to travel in bus. Addressing 300 parents of KV I & II students who are availing APST bus services, at bus stand here on Saturday, he said that around 700 beneficiaries are availing services. The department has been maintaining old buses for their welfare to travel with concession card. Exhorting the parents to ensure discipline…

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Meritorious students on exposure trip | Achieve cherished dreams of life: Guv to students

ITANAGAR, June 29:  “Respect your parents, teachers and elders as foundation of a disciplined life and work hard to achieve your cherished dreams of life,” Governor Brig (Rtd) B. D. Mishra advised students in Raj Bhawan here on Saturday. Stressing on dedication and sincerity, he said that there is no substitute to hard work to live a decent and dignified life and lauded education department for organising an eight-day exposure trip of elementary level students under innovation intervention scheme, according to an official release. Six students each of classes V,  VI, VII…

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LAC opens to offer free legal service

PANGIN, June 29: A legal aid clinic (LAC) will help in generating awareness among the masses about fundaments of law and their legal rights, Siang DC Rajeev Takuk said after inaugurating it here on Saturday. Appreciating those who helped in setting up the LAC, he sought cooperation of one and all for its sustainability. Legal Service Authority (LSA) member-secretary Budi Habung, in his address, said that the LAC aim at ensuring access of justice to all equally in consonance with the provisions enshrined in Constitution to provide free legal aid to the…

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ATPWDS gave dignified look to Aalo

AALO, June 29: Aalo town wears a dignified look today due to concerted efforts of Aalo Town Welfare and Development Society (ATPWDS) since its inception three years ago, said its chief advisor Doi Ado, chairman Kento Ete (both former ministers) and secretary general Kirdo Ete. The existence of ATPWDS is of paramount importance in absence of municipal body to assist district administration and police, they said and sought cooperation of one and all. More than 100 senior members including of Retired officers’ Association, APWWS Aalo unit, Mothers’ Vision, youths and…

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Meritorious students awarded

TEZU, June 29: Top 10 achievers each of class-X and XII of CBSE exams were felicitated under Acharya Dronacharya Gurukul Yojana by Lohit DC Prince Dhawan  at a function here on Friday. Top 10 students of CBSE Exam and class-IX nine, who qualified for Talent Hunt-2018, were provided a laptop and scholarship each while 10 class-XI students got laptop under Chief Minister’s flagship program. Smart phones were given to 102 girl students of the district under CM’s Samast Shiksha Yojana 2017-18 for qualifying class-XII exam. Terming students as the hope for…

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Cabinet okays bills, release of prisoners

* IMA terms GoAP move historic ITANAGAR, June 28:  The state Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, in its meeting here on Friday, took following important decisions: It approved many important bills to be tabled in next budget session starting July 8 next. The bills included Arunachal Pradesh Protection of Medical Service Personnel and Medical Service Institutions (Prevention of violence and damage or loss of Property) Bill 2019 Arunachal Pradesh State Higher Education Council Bill 2019, Arunachal Pradesh Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2019, Arunachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation…

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Is “Third Eye” catapulting work culture?

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, June 28: It is a known fact that poor development status of resource rich Arunachal Pradesh was mainly due to lack of work culture. The turnaround came after former chief minister late Dorjee Khandu (DK) instilled a sense of work culture by reaching office before 9.30 am himself and getting things done with a smiling face to set an example for others to emulate. But, work culture after his departure took a pause due to instable governance caused by turncoat politics. It gained momentum again with…

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