600 students undergo career counselling

TAWANG, Sept 29: Around 600 students of Tawang, Jang, Lungla GHS schools, Tawang Dorjee Khandu Government College took part in career counselling programme with Pune-based researcher Dr. Vanita Patwardhan, IBMs career counselling psychotherapist Urmilla Dixit, RIWATCH (BAMSW) director Vijay Swami as soft skill trainer and Itanagar-based RKM Hospital ophthalmologist Dr. Lobsang Tsetim as resource persons. The first of its kind counselling was conducted here on Sundayby  All Monpa Students’ Union in collaboration with dsitrict administration and sponsored by former anchal chairperson Namgey Tsering. (DIPRO)

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APSCST holds state level science drama competition | Express through technology, Mungyak exhorts students

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: State level science drama competition (SDC)-2019, themed Science, & Society, was organized by Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCST) at Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre here on Saturday. APSCST director-cum-member secretary C.D. Mungyak, in his inaugural address, urged the students to use power of expression through technology. This is an excellent platform not only for juvenile artistic creativity but also using of drama medium as a potential tool for dealing with socio-scientific issues of current importance in our society. The motto behind organizing the event is…

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HIM International School ranked No 1 in Arunachal again

ITANAGAR, Sept 29: HIM International School again tops in Education World India School Ranking 2019-20 for second consecutive year. Its principal Dr Maneesh Mangal received the certificate of recognition at a function in Leela Ambience, Gurugram, Delhi on Sunday in presence of scores of educationists, principals from various institutions across India, among others. The award comes in the wake of extensive survey conducted by a panel of experts designated by EW Survey Institute. It covered all areas of academics, including curriculum, teaching and learning, student outcomes, infrastructural facilities to cater…

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MoS takes stock of tourism sector

PASIGHAT, Sept 28:  Pointing out that scenic beauty of this Himalayans has high potentials in tourism sector, Union MoS for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh advocated to promote cultural, spiritual, adventure and eco- and rural tourism. Singh arrived here on Saturday on a two-day visit  to East Siang district to  take stock of initiatives of the state Govt to promote tourism sector during a meeting  with Officers of  departments tourism, art and vulture, research, library department officers besides of Archaeological of India. While appreciating the initiatives, he said that the state could…

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PWD renovates dilapidated NH-415

By A O News Serivice NAHARLAGUN, Sept 28: Realisisng the sufferings of commuters due to dilapidated National Highway-415 in Capital Complex with uneven surfaces and numerous potholes, PWD (higway) has taken up maitenace works to ensure smooth drive. Arunachal Pradesh, particularly Capital Complex, witnessed heavy rainfalls during last few months creating huge potholes and made most of the NH surface uneven, never seen during last over three decade. The deep potholes get filled with rianwater after a shower making riding along the NH a nightmare. Junior engineer Debia Hania with…

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All party meet unanimous to field Chakat for Khonsa West by-poll

ITANAGAR, Sept 28: An all party meeting under the chairmanship Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Saturday after threadbare discussion unanimously decided to field Chakat Aboh, wife of late Tirong Aboh, as independent candidate for by-election to Khonsa West, scheduled on October 21 next. Party presidents Tapir Gao (BJP), Nabam Tuki (INC), Ruhi Tugung (JD-U), Nima Sangey (NPP) & national GS Mutchu Mithi and PPA chairman Kamen Ringu, said that her candidature would carry forward late Aboh’s legacy. They expressed solidarity with the bereaved families and decided to ensure peace and…

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All Indian saints and Gandhiji’s teachings relevant for ever: Guv

YUPIA, Sept 28: The relevance of teachings of all our ancient saints and philosophers, including Gandhiji was relevant then, now and will be relevant till human beings live on this earth, said Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra in his inaugural address to two-day national conference on ‘Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi today’ at NIT here on Saturday. “All Indian philosophies propounded integral humanism and universal fraternity. Vedas of Ved Vyas, Mahabharata, Ramayana of Valmiki, teachings of Buddha and Gandhian philosophy are universal and timeless. It is the quintessence of Indian culture”,…

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Voice committed to fight against drug menace

*AIIMS report should wring alarm bell in Sikkim Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Drug addiction, whether alcoholism or consumption of other psychotheraptic substances, is a common phenomenon among the younger gnerations across India. The Himalayan states are no exception. Arunachal Pradesh, located close to Golden Triangle, is know for drug abuses, particularly opium consumption in nine districts, but it has been a new trend in Sikkim which spreaded like wildfire along with the socio-economic growth of the people. Drug abuse among the younger generation with a rising trend has become…

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HAA to be people-police cradle to build a cohesive Arunachal: Felix

ITANAGAR Sept 28: Hamara Arunachal Abhiyan (HAA), to be launched by Chief Minister Pema Khandu on October 2 next at IG Park here, would serve as a cradle for citizens and police to join hands together for building a cohesive atmosphere in the state which is safe, secure and serene, said Home Minister Bamang Felix on Saturday. Addressing community based organizations (CBOs) at PHQ here, he sought their cooperation and support to make HAA a mass movement. The HAA is being launched to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and…

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CM assures support to SAI DG Pradhan

ITANAGAR, Sept 28: Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandeep Pradhan called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Saturday when the CM assured full support of the GoAP for Pradhan’s tour of the state to assess existing sports facilities. They discussed process to identify sporting talents from schools and colleges of the state other than sports academy besides opening three new sports centres of excellence for martial arts, weightlifting and boxing. On infrastructure issue, Khandu suggested use of prefabricated buildings considering the challenging working period in Arunachal due…

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