Meet high expectation of people: Guv tells APP

BADERDEWA, Nov 08: The Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) should rise to meet high expectations of common people, Governor Brig (Retd) B D Mishra said while addressing 47th raising day celebration of APP at Police Training Centre here on Friday. Every cop should ensure self discipline, physical fitness, mental alertness, perceptive mind, honesty, sacrifice, hard work and respect for law, he said, adding officers and personnel should voluntarily accept new posting places as obligation to duty, irrespective of soft, tough or operational. Underscoring recruitment on merit, proper training and exemplary leadership by…

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CAB to open flood gate in NE for illegal migrants: Panelists

JPC as joint poop committee  Terming JPC as joint poop committee for not including Chakma-Hajong refuges, whose number could be around  one lakh, Pradeep Kumar said falsely enlisting total “persecuted persons” around 31,313 (Hindus-25,447; Sikhs-5,807; Christians-56 and Buddhists & Parsis 2each), as admitted by the GoI. Responding to a question at Itanagar from this editor – if granting citizenship to Chakama-Hajongs was not violation of BEFR, 1873? -, then Home Minister P Chidambaram had quipped – give solution, why arguing! It would be worth mentioning here that it was then…

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Stage set for construction of  Film and TV Institute

NAHARLAGUN, Nov 08: Stage was set for construction of India’s third Film and TV Institute (FTVI) at Jollang-Rakap in Papum Pare district with traditional bhumi puja on Friday in its 253-acre site amidst lush green vegetation overlooking the nearby villages. After finalization of its tender process, construction agency KK Construction owner Hu Tatu, during function, sought support of villagers for smooth execution of the project. “I assure to complete the Rs 128 crore-project in record two-year if whole hearted cooperation is extended”, he told the gathering including large number of GBs and leaders…

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Bhalukpong-Tawang Rly line work to begin

Camp office foundation stone laid TAWANG, Nov 08: “We are very soon going to connect Tawang with railways. The 198-km railway line from Bhalukpong to Tawang, of which 177-km will be under tunnels with very little disturbance to the ecology,” said North East Frontier Railways general manager (construction) NK Prasad here on Friday. After laid foundation stone of NEFR camp office-cum-rest house here, he said that the proposed tunnel crossing Dzela pass will be 27-km, one of the longest tunnel in India and reduce Bhalukpong to Tawang distance, which is  around…

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ALSDU calls 36-hour dist bandh from Nov 11

NAHARLAGUN, Nov 08: The All Lower Subansiri District Students Union (ALSDU) has given 36-hour district bandh call from Nov 11, reiterating that the GoAP and district administration to address their charters of demands including completion of Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH), particularly Potin-Pamluk stretch. The bandh to begin from 5 am on Nov 19 and culminate at 5 pm o the next day. Referring to its letter given to the DC informing about dawn to dusk bandh call, ALSDU said that this 2nd phase was to reflect its resentment against the DA for failure…

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Sona exhorts SYDOA to create platform to tap hidden talents

MECHUKA, Nov 08: “There is no dearth of talent among state youth, but what they need is a platform and opportunity,” Speaker P D Sona said and exhorted District Olympic Associations (DOA), particularly Shi-Yomi District Olympic Association (SYDOA) to facilitate platforms for local youths to showcase their talents. “I hope the newly formed SYDOA would facilitate the same to district youths,” Sona said in his address to first SYDOA general body meeting here on Friday. While suggesting the executive members to channelize youth energies through games and sports, he asked them…

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DNGC annual college day | Study hard for success: HM Felix

ITANAGAR, Nov 08: There is no short cut to success, said Home Minister Bamang Felix and exhorted the students to excel in life by studying hard in his valedictory address to XL celebration of DNGC annual college Day here on Thursday. The co-curricular activities would certainly provide opportunity for the youth for success; he said and called upon one and all, especially the youth to join Hamara Arunachal Abhiyan to contribute meaningfully to bring positive change in the society. The GoAP is committed to provide safety and security to all citizens…

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Weavers told to revive traditional industries

From Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 08: In all 110 weavers and artisans of Eri Silk and khadi cluster attended an interactive awareness programme on reviving traditional industries, organised by Lisang Donyi Welfare Society (LDWS) here on Thursday. Highlighting post cocoon production and its benefits, resource person senior technical assistant Pertin assured them technical assistance while Export Promotion Council for Handicraft designer Onima Tayeng pinpointed importance of handloom & handicraft products in international market and relevance of Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH). Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Sille branch manager Nita Devi announced to…

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HGB opens 1st SKAD

BATH, Nov 08: Bath village HGB T. Kara inaugurated first Sarkar App Ke Dwar (SAKD) camp of Capital Complex district here on Friday. Various GoAP departments offered their r services to local residents living in and around the Village. A booklet – District Disaster Management Plan of Capital Complex for 2019-20 – was launched by DC Vikram Singh Malik. Total six SAKD camps have been planned this year and next camp is proposed at Nyorch Govt middle school on Nov 15 next. (DIPRO)

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Free dental camp benefit 60

DEED, Nov 08:  Nearly 60 patients benefitted from a free dental camp-cum-awareness camp, conducted by NGO Likha Pon Foundation (LPF), toeing “Give back to Society” principle. Dr. Thongon Panye and Dr. Likha Eichir, who conducted the camp and reportedly found most of them with rampant caries, educated the students about common dental ailments, especially on tooth decay, gum diseases and preventive measures. The camp was conducted at Kugi Tago Govt middle school under Deed circle in Lower Subansiri on Thursday as a tribute to late Likha Pon, founder member and…

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