Dussehra greetings

ITANAGAR, Oct 05: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra has conveyed Dussehra greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh and prayed for peace, prosperity and amity in the state. “Let us resolve to stand against injustice and strive for realizing our dream of a progressive state. We must build our social structure on the foundations of justice, honest practices, truth and compassion, he said in his message. (PRO)

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Saptami: Saranagata deenartha paritrana parayene…!

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Oct 05: “Saranagata deenartha paritrana parayene, Sarvsyarthi hare devi, narayani namosthuthe” – (Hey Goddess, who takes care of those who surrender to you and those who are suffering, Hey Goddess who removes all sufferings from the entire world, Our salutations to you, Narayani) hymn rented the air as pundit Manoj Chakraborty prayed Devi Durga on Saptami at Community Hall Sarbojin Durga Puja pandal here on Friday. The pundit assisted by Gopal Goswami invoked her in the form of Kala Ratri (Bhanu Chakra) on Saptami by…

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Tuki lauds APSCW, APWWS for empowering women folk 

SAGALEE, Oct 05: Applauding Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) and Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS) for facilitating emancipation of women, prevention of child marriages and check drug addiction, Sagalee MLA-cum-former chief minister Nabam Tuki exhorted them to continue with renewed vigour for speedy socio-economic and political development of women. Addressing a daylong legal awareness programme on women and children issues, an initiative of APWS Sagalee branch in collaboration with APSCW and Papum Pare  district administration here on Friday, Tuki, who  was  chief guest, called for more such…

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Khonsa West seat by-polls Electioneering yet to pick up

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 05: Though hardly two weeks are left but electioneering is yet to pick up for Khonsa West seat by-polls in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, possibly due to Tirap is one of the three insurgency infested districts besides Changlang and Longding bordering Myanmar. Electioneering has never been a high pitch affair in this district, Tirap deputy commissioner-cum returning officer P N Thungon told this daily over telephone from Khonsa. However, the atmosphere is peaceful with deployment of large number of security forces to…

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Locals to be part of Dambuk Orange Festival

DAMBUK, Oct 05:  A two-day intensive training for 48 community based tourism leaders and stakeholders of Dibang and Lower Dibang Valley concluded here on Saturday The training aimed at integrating local villages with state sponsored Dambuk Orange Festival, being celebrated for last five years, as suggested by Chief Minister Pema Khandu to make local stakeholders part of the tourism mega festival. The program began with training the participants with exercises which helped them to think and work as one community with tourism being the main tool for sustainable local development….

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