CAB panel ends hearings | Move GoI to make BEFR, 1873; Chin Hills Regulation, 1896 Acts: MLAs

ITANAGAR, Nov 09: Legislators on Saturday suggested consultative committee on Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) and the GoAP to move the GoI to strengthen Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 and Chin Hills Regulation, 1896 by making them as Acts before amending the principal Act for the CAB provisions not to affect the state. Arunachal Pradesh, if not kept out of Citizenship Amendment Bill purview, the intended amendment of Citizenship Act, 1955 will affect the state very badly in all spheres, many MLAs expressed their apprehension in their opinions during 5th and last meeting of…

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Well established religions should not convert indigenous believers: Tedir

From Ravi Kumar BASAR, Nov 09: “Well established religions should not try to religiously convert people practicing indigenous faiths rather should strive to promote and protect them,” said Indigenous Affairs Minister Taba Tedir. Tedir said this here on Saturday in his inaugural address to five-day 6th edition of state level Indigenous Youth Festival, organized by Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh. Hundreds of delegates representing various tribes of the state are taking part to showcase their rich culture and tradition. Expressing apprehension that number of  indigenous faith believers is diminishing…

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Sona: Maintain tourist hub Mechuka Valley law & order

MECHUKA, Nov 09: Expressing grave concerns over reported law and order problems in this township, Speaker P D Sona on Saturday urged the administration and police to conduct regular night patrolling and take all law breakers to task to maintain reputation of Mechuka Valley as a major tourist hotspot. Pointing out that absenteeism will no longer be tolerated; he cautioned GoAP officials that negligence to duties and responsibilities would be seriously dealt with. He took serious note of absenteeism of GoAP officials during a coordination meeting here and directed his Shi-Yomi…

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South Asian Karate Championship | Arunachal team wins 7 medals

Gold- 4, silver – 2, bronze-1 By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Nov 09: Arunachaleee karatekas continuing their winning spree won sevn medals (4 gold 2 silver and 1 bronze) in the 5th Cadet, Junior, Under 21 & Senior South Asian Karate Championship (SAKC) at Bangladesh capital Dhaka. The winners are Anand Cheri (75-kg, junior Kumite), Doni Neri (67-kg, junior Kumite), Karasang Yanga (55-kg, senior Kumite) and Bahadur Ekke (57-kg, Cadet Kumitei) had won 3 gold and 1 silver medals on Friday. On concluding day on Saturday, Johnny Mangkhiya (68-kg) won gold in senior female kumite & silver medal in…

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Best Ministers ’19 Award conferred on DyCM Mein

NEW DELHI, Nov 09: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein was awarded Best Ministers 2019 by renowned India Magazine along with survey agency Asia Post, after conducting survey of best ministers across all states in 21 different categories for 2019. The award was presented to him by Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey at Vigyan Bhawan here on Saturday. The survey, conducted on seven points – personality, image, performance, impact, department understanding, popularity, foresight and work style and result with opinion of about 12,700 intelligent…

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‘Meenu’ linked me to nature trove Arunachal: MoS Sarangi  

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Present Union MoS for MSME, AHD and Fisheries Pratap Chandra Sarangi, as Odisha MLA in 2012, had motivated 50 Arunachalee girls in Bhubaneswar as reception committee chairman of “students’ experience in inter-state living programme”, conducted by Akhila Bharati Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), ‘Meenu’ aka Menung Yangda said. “His speech was inspiring as he had exhorted us to be good human beings by taking up works for the greater welfare of the society and become worthy citizens of Mother India,” she recalled while talking to this…

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Banners decorate foot over bridges but none bothers!

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 09: The foot over bridges in Capital Complex for the pedestrians to use to avoid heavy traffic has turned into spots for banners for publicity by advertisers. Few of them are damaged, few hubs for anti-social elements while few with less space for pedestrians to climb up and down as stairs occupied by hawkers to defeat very purpose of their construction, many locals complained. It may be mentioned here that seven foot-over-bridges from Chimpu to Nirjuli which are mostly not used by the pedestrians have…

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Keep Capital Complex neat and green: ANYA

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 09: Exhorting all residents of Capital Complex to keep the environment neat and green, ANYA president Byabang Joram on Saturday said it would help them to lead a healthy life. While leading his team to conduct swachhta abhiyan-cum-awareness programme at Ganga Lake (Gyakar Sinyi) near here, he told media that it should be efforts of all residents to ensure a green environment to stay fit with a sound mind. Polythene and many substances are hazardous to environment while few of them poisonous, he said and cited example…

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Natung inspects pipe irrigation system

RUPA, Nov 09: Water Resources, Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung on Saturday inspected completed pipe irrigation system to facilitate irrigation to Rupa and adjoining areas. He was accompanied by Thirzino-Buragaon MLA Kumsi Sidisow; Rupa ADC and Bomdila division WRD engineers. Natung also visited proposed site for adventure park, about 4-KM from here. (PRO)

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Tashi lauds GoAP initiative of SAD

TAWANG, Nov 09: Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi, in his inaugural address to second Sarkar Aapke dwar-cum-Jan sunwai camp for 2019-20 of Tawang district at Shobur upper primary school here on Saturday, lauded present GoAP’s initiative of SAD camps to offer services to the people at their door steps. This is the 2nd after the first at interior Mago village last month, he said and exhorted villagers of Tsaikhar, Gomkang, Yusum, Shobur, Kangteng and other hamlets to educate their children to be good citizens as education holds key to changes. An…

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