Arunachalees kisi se kum nehi | Basar to see Chandrayan 2 landing with PM in ISRO

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Aug 29: Oyan Vivkenanda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV) has added another chapter to its glorious history with the selection of Lige Basar to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Bangalore-based ISRO to witness the spectacular landing of spacecraft Chandrayan 2 on the basis of his excellent performance in to take part in Chandrayan Quiz competition. The VKV students took part in an online Chandrayan-2 quiz competition on 18.08.19 at 10 AM. Besides Basar, another student of Balijan VKV, has been selected to represent Arunachal Pradesh in regional…

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AAPSU reiterates demand for Central Pool Quota MBBS/BDS seats

ITANAGAR, Aug 29:  In continuation to the earlier sitting, another round of meeting of the All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) on Thursday further discussed the decision of the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on discontinuing with the practise of allocation of Central Pool Quota MBBS/BDS seats to the state of Arunachal Pradesh for academic session 2019-20. This has been done despite the repeated demands for increasing the total seats of TRIHMS from 50 to 100. Although, 15% of total seats are provided under the All India Quota in…

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Textile & Handicrafts minister calls on Guv

ITANAGAR, Aug 29: Industries, Textile & Handicrafts Minister for Tumke Bagra called on Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra at Raj Bhavan here Thursday and discussed on reviving indigenous tribal looms and handicrafts to booste rural economy. Dr Mishra stressed that the revival of indigenous looms, particularly the age-old practice of loin loom will enhance financial empower of the people at the same time provide a sustainable avenue for employment. It will also preserve, protect and promote the indigenous designs and patterns of the tribal people. He also discussed about setting up…

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Regularize 400 posts of teachers without test

ITANAGAR, Aug 29: All Arunachal Samagra Shiksha Abhiyaan Teachers Association (CB-AASSATA) representing contractual teachers of the state, in a representation, due attention of education secretary- cum-SPD (ISSE), 400 posts were created by present Chief Minister Pema Khandu on August 10 last year. But “to our utter surprise inspite of Govt announcement your department is  incompetent to execute the regularisation process for ISSE (Erstwhile SSA) teachers even after one year of intervals. For your kind information more than 694 teachers of SSA has been regularised from 2003-2006 irrespective of PRTs & TGTs…

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National Sports Day with Fit India Movement celebrated

ITANAGAR, Aug 29: The National Sports Day was celebrated alongwith National Fit India movement with great enthusiasm at Banquet Hall here today organized by the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs which  was attended by achievers of Gold, Silver medal in various sports disciplines of the State and students of Sangey Lhaden Academy, Itanagar. Addressing the gathering of Sports Personalities and invited honoured guests from outside the State, Sports and Youth Affairs and WRD minister Mama Natung informed that the GoAP under the  young  and dynamic leadership of the Chief…

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Medical profession status special in the society: Libang

*TRIMHS cleans Ganga Lake   NAHARLAGUN, Aug 28: Medical profession stands quite apart from other professions which should be realized, Health & Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang said while addressing the TRIMHS fraternity after a community cleanliness drive at Ganga Lake in Itanagar on Wednesday. The medical profession provides opportunity to doctors to help and serve people directly through treatment and to earn a special status in the society, he told 30 students of 2019-20 academic year, faculties including dean & principal led by TRIHMS director Dr Muji Jini. Libang,…

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Union MoS assures Guv all help on road building

ITANAGAR, Aug 28: Union MoS for Road Transport and Highways, General (Retd.) V.K. Singh called on Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra at Raj Bhavan and the duo discussed issues regarding road construction in Arunachal Pradesh, a strategic hilly state. Stressing on holistic development of roads in this hilly terrain requires large investments, Dr Mishra said road instills a sense of security among the most nationalistic people living even in remote and far-flung areas and Singh for technical assistance and fund. While highlighting tourism potential, organic products and natural resources, he…

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Drug menace greatest enemy of younger generations | NGOs’ role vital to tackle drug abuse: Kumar

By A O News Service SHILLONG, Aug 27: Speaking on “Policy formulation of NGOs, senior journalist Pradeep Kumar, as resource person of three-day training on ‘NGO management’ during technical session here on Wednesday, pinpointed at most burning problems of NE region, particularly drug menace, insurgency, slavery and racial discrimination which could be taken up through flagship programme of GoI and state Govts. He highlighted about infamous Golden Triangle of Golden Crescent, located along the area of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar at the confluence of the Ruak and Mekong rivers, spread in approximately…

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Passenger vehicle with 8 on board overturns in Biswanath

AO News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 28: At least seven persons including a minor sustained serious injuries and one died on the spot after a Tata Sumo Gold passenger vehicle coming from Tezu, lost control and rammed into a divider in the morning hours today. As per initial reports, the vehicle bearing registration number AR-04A-7444 overturned near Assam’s Biswanath district along the National Highway 15 today morning. The driver of the vehicle—Kalu succumbed to his injuries. The injuried identified as Moina Boro(33), Lamu Pada(45), Sanjay Sagar(50), Chumpi Gumpa(44), Moina Tana(12), Parmu…

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Guv-DyCM-PAC chairman meet resolve steps to remove CAG audit objections

ITANAGAR, Aug 28: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra during a meeting with Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Ninong Ering on Tuesday referred to proper financial working to eliminate audit observations raised by Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Mein suggested that PAC chairman being an experienced leader, with support of all GoAP departments would be able to work out the method and procedure for eliminating audit objections and observations during the current financial year. Expressing his happiness that this important subject is being paid…

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