Drug racket busted | MLA’s son among 2 drug peddlers nabbed by cops

NAHARLAGUN, Sept 29: Continuing its endeavour to free Capital Complex from drug menace, Capital Complex Police arrested Manu Barman and Lokam Lulu to burst drug racket operating in for some times. A Naharlagun PS team consisting of OC inspector K Yangfo, SIs Binam Pertin & Giogi Tape led by SDPO Rike Kamsi, while patrolling in and around the township around 9 pm on Saturday saw four persons in an inebriated condition and suspected to have consumed drugs, SP Tumme Amo said. There were Kajal Mandal, 25, S/o Subahs Mandal; Rajesh Mandal, 21, S/o…

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Sports talents need nurturing to represent India: DG Pradhan

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Rededicate to develop games and sports and welfare activities of youth of the NE region, Arunachal Pradesh in particular, said Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandeep Pradhan. There is no dearth of sports talents in the state who need proper training, guidance and nurturing to become good players in different disciplines to represent the state and nation at various levels to win laurels, Pradhan said while talking to media persons, adding the SAI aims at promoting games and sport among upcoming younger generation…

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North East media dossier in offing

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Finding records of media establishments and related matters of North East region is well neigh impossible as none attempted to compile it.  However, it would be a thing of passé soon as Shillong-based senior journalist Sanat Kumar Chakraborty has been working on it with commitment. Sanat, who arrived here on his mission, met his old friend, editor of this daily, to hold a detail discussion on his ambitious project. Once complete, the dossier would offer in details about prevailing service conditions of…

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We may go China way if environment not protected! -I

Before                        After Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Environmental degradation in Sikkim, one of the bio-diversity hotspots of the world, has caused serious concern among members of Voice, a voluntary organization, working for protection and conservation of environment, says its member Junita Limbu though above pictures. “Survival of living beings on the earth will be threatened, if urgent steps are not taken to end such degradation. The above picture gives enough evidences about mindless actions of human beings.  Trees and plants are live givers by generating oxygen and there senseless…

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Assam-based drug peddler arrested

From Our Correspondent ITANAGAR, Sept 29: A Roing Police team led by Anti-Drug Squad nodal officer SI S.S Jha, under the leadership of Roing police station OC inspector Nyumyum Sora and DySP (HQ) Ringu Ngupok arrested a drug supplier, namely Gobinda Gogoi of Chapakowa in Assam on Sunday. The peddler has been supplying drugs to youth of Roing township, headquarters of Lower Dibang Valley district, for last few years after obtaining it from his Assam and Arunachal Pradesh sources but has been escaping the police dragnet. The police team had picked…

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Devi Durga’s arrival & departure | Riding on horse in 2019 predicts possible war among nations

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 29: Devotees of Durga Puja Festival are getting ready to celebrate the annual festival with great fervor but this year Devi arriving on Sasthi (Oct 4) and going back on Dashami (Oct 8) riding on a horse is not considered very auspicious. It is believed that it is omen of likely war among nations, said Kali Mandir chief priest Dhananjay Chakraborty. This is a 10-day poplar festival beginning with Mahalaya (Sept 28) and ends on 10th day with Vijay Dashmi. People of West…

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Tok replaced Tuki as ACA president

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Arunachal Cricket Association (ACA), in its annual general body meeting here on Sunday, appointed  T C Tok, Nabam Vivek, Kabak Geda, T Tagar and Yab Lala as its president, vice president, secretary, joint secretary and treasurer of the ACA respectively. Former chief secretary Ramesh Negi acted as electoral officer as appointed by Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI). Holding election was as per direction of Supreme Court appointed committee of administrator (CoA) for cricket in India and its results were announced by Ramesh Negi. ACA former…

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Felix mass awareness on HAA yields results

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: Home Minister Bamang Felix, continuing his mass awareness on Hamara Arunachal Abhiyan (HAA) proposed to be  launched at I G Park here on  Oct 2 next to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, addressed students union leaders here on Saturday. Felix appraised representatives of AAPSU, district students’ unions, RGU Students’ Union (RGSU), Chandigarh Students’ Union and representation of some community based youth organizations &  state police of HAA objectives and its requirement in prevailing scenario of the state, according to an official reease. Hailing home department initiative, MLA…

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APSCS&T biotech projects reviewed

By Staff Reporter KIMIN, Sept 29: The first ever project monitoring committee (PMC) meeting to review progress of ongoing projects of biotechnology department and Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science &Technology (DBT-APSCS&T) Centre here on Saturday. The expert committee including GoI biotechnology department advisor Dr. Mohamad Aslam, Gaziabad-based AcSIR director Dr. R. S. Sangwan, former ICAR director Dr. J L Karihaloo and Hyderabad-based LVPEI director Dr.S.Shivaji had thorough deliberation with project director Dr. Debajit Mahanta, team of scientists and administrative staffs. Former APSCS&T chairman Bamang Mangha earlier appraised the PMC about…

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571st birth anniversary of Srimanta Shankardev | Kids’ drawings reflect rising grasp of climate change impacts

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 29:  Dozens of students of various schools took part in a drawing competition, themed ‘impacts of climate change’, organized by Kristi Kendra in its campus here on Sunday with Dr Chandan Tamuli as cultural secretary. Few of the drawings reflected not only talents, but consciousness of the tiny tots about fast destruction of environment. Paintings of Priyanka Kumari, Cl-XII student of Konkarnalla GHSS (1); Rashmi Saikia, Cl-XI student of Good Shepherd Public School (2);  Anikta Das, Cl-X student of Little Rose School (3)…

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