Swami’s teachings more relevant today: Mein

DEOMALI, Sept 11: Teachings of Swami Vivekananda are more relevant today than September 11, 1893 when he had addressed the World Religious conference at Chicago to give a clarion call for ‘universal brotherhood’, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein said here on Wednesday. In his address to valedictory function of 125th anniversary of Swami’s Chicago address at Narottam Nagar Ramakrishna Mission here, he said: “Today is a golden lettered day of Indian history as the world this day had discovered a new India – mesmerizing and enchanting, enabling and all-encompassing as Swami…

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Inculcate sense of brotherhood, Sona exhorts VKV students

NIRJULI, Sept 11: The significance of Universal Brotherhood taught by Swami Vivekananda in his address to World Parliament of Religions in Chicago on September 11, 1893 is relevant event today, said Assembly Speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona. Emphasizing on the importance of brotherhood, in his address as chief guest to VKV students celebrating Universal Brotherhood Day here on Wednesday, he said that “we should not distinguish each other on the basis of region, religion, caste and creed, rather focus on peace and harmony as taught by Swamiji. “Sawamiji has inspired each…

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Illegal appointments | Wrong doers should face action, says NPP

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 11: “Corruption is corruption and there should be no excuse against whoever commits it as present Chief Minister Pema Khandu right from day one is dead against corruption,” said Arunachal Pradesh state unit National People’s Party (NPP) president Gicho Kabak and vice president Nima Sangey Saling. The duo was reacting to illegal appointments in land management department (LMD) alleged by Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) on arriving here Wednesday from Guwahati where they attended 4th convention North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) on Monday. The NPP, being an alliance partner of…

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Dorjee Khandu Memorial State Badminton Champ | Karki beats Yajum to top women’s singles, Tukum thrashes Nikhil to be men’s topper

ITANAGAR, Sep 11: Top seed Pinky Karki defeated her closest rival and number 2 seed Laa Yajum in straight sets of 21-10 and 21-18 to clinch the women’s singles title and win gold in the 7th edition of Dorjee Khandu Memorial State Badminton Championship-2019, the competition which came to an end here at the Raj Bhawan Badminton Stadium on Thursday evening. Though Pinky who represented the Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) dominated the first set and won it quite easily, Yajum, representing Kamle district gave her a tough fight in the second….

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UD launches Swachhata hi Seva

PALIN, Sept 11: UD department and Palin housing division launched Swachhata hi Seva here  on Wednesday involving officers & officials of various department, general public, shops owners and market welfare committee (MWC) members. Kra Daadi DySP Torun Makcha, addressing the gathering as resource person earlier, highlighted importance of cleanness, hygiene and management of waste keeping in view present  town current scenario and support the cleanliness drive to keep this neat and clean. MWC secretary Gimi Sinaki, district hospital MO and AEs Kipa Karo and  Tassar Taro  (sanitation), in their addresses, also…

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SAYA alleges illegal demolition of Govt quarter, seeks punitive action

ITANAGAR, Sept 11: Save Arunachal Pradesh Youth Association (SAYA), in  similar letters addressed to chief secretary, disaster management secretary, Capital Complex DC and SP, on Tuesday complained against chief engineer Taniya Ronya for allegedly demolishing Govt. Type-V quarter No. 4, near PHE water tank in C-Sector here, in utter violation of  rules. Claiming that the quarter, allotted on  March 26 last by order signed by housing secretary, was not in that bad condition but needed minor repairing, like patch, plastering and painting works, it accused the CE of demolishing it in…

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SHG members given training

AALO, Sept 11: A day-long training on linking SHG members with Ayushman Bharat and Poshan Scheme was conducted by UD and housing department in coordination with line departments of National Health Mission and ICDS under DAY-NULM Scheme here on Tuesday. Highlighting importance of various trades under NUL, officers of both departments stressed the need to link their names and account to reap benefits from self sustaining GoI initiative. ICDS Dy director in-charge Bahe Koyu and DPM Yomto Lollen were resource persons. (DIPRO)  

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Gorkha Students hold Freshers’ Meet

ITANAGAR, Sept 11: Suraj Lama and Gayatri Chetry were adjudged as Mr and Ms Freshers during 7th Gorkha Student’s Freshers’ Meet-2019, organised by DNGC  Gorkha Students Unit of All Arunachal Pradesh Gorkha Youth Welfare Association here on Wednesday. Other sub-title winners were Ravi Tamang and Priyanka Pradhan as Mr & Ms Talent and Krisha Chetry and Namrita Bhuljel as Mr & Ms Confidence respectively while Nanu Rai won the personality title. AAPGYA president Shyam Ghatani was chief guest, GS Rajesh Chetry guest of honour and AAPGYA capital complex unit president…

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No firing on Blue Hill night super bus: SP

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 11: There was no firing on Blue Hill night super bus (No. AS 01JC 2188) from Itanagar to Guwahati on Wednesday as reported but its suspension system got damaged around 2.30 pm when hit Kaliabhumura Bridge concrete pillars. All passengers were deeply asleep were panicked as found after talking to both drivers, said Capital Complex SP Tumme Amo, who was alerted on receipt of some video footages/voice record information. The matter was also enquired by Koliabor SDPO. However, the bus also knocked another bus…

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XII-PIF renamed as PDIF

ITANAGAR, Sept 11: The XII-Pakke Kessang Intellectual Forum (XII-PIF), in its VIth general conference at Pakke-Kesang on September 9 last,  rechristened XII-PIF as Pakke-Kessang District Intellectual Forum (PDIF) and declared as parental organization of the district. Moreover, its bye-law was also reviewed while local karate club was inaugurated by local MLA Buyuram Waghe while cleanliness drive was flagged off by Pakke-Kessang DC Tammuna Messer.

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