Natung extols karatekas, assures adequate funds

* Hanshi Tara seeks GoAP help * Itanagar to host Sr karate champ By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 12: Arunachalee karatekas led by Karate Association of India president-cum-Commonwealth Karate Federation vice president Hanshi Likha Tara have won laurels for India in three-day South Asian Karate Championship (SAKC) that concluded at Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Nov 11 last, said Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung after felicitating them here on Tuesday. Congratulating seven state karatekas on behalf of GoAP and state people, particularly Hanshi Tara for leading 46-member…

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Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Nov 12: The Sikh community of Arunachal Pradesh joined their counterparts across the world on Tuesday in celebrating 550th jayanti of Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism and first of 10 Sikh gurus. He had travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one god who dwells in every one of his creations and constitutes the eternal truth. He had set up a unique spiritual, social, and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness and virtue. Large number of people from all sections of the society…

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Arunachal caught in addiction menace | Doctors-teacher’ role vital to tackle: Global trainer

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Nov 12:  Doctors and teachers have great responsibility to tackle addiction; the greatest challenge facing Arunachal Pradesh now, least the state will be destroyed, global repute corporate trainer Dr E V Swaminathan gave a stern warning while waving a spread of happiness in a talk at TRIMHS here on Tuesday. The Ooty born and Mumbai-based trainer while addressing TRIMHS faculty members led by director Dr Moji Jini, students and Brahma Kumaris Iswariya Vishwa Vidyalaya (BKIVV) Capital Complex representatives including trainer Dr Jaydeb Sahoo (RGU education dean),…

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SP: Peace rules Banderdewa

ITANAGAR, Nov 12 (AONS): There is no tension or any law and order problem at Banderdewa, Capital SP Tumme Amo said. Referring to a minor incident relating to parking along NH-415 in Banderdewa side which erupted today around 4 PM on Tuesday, he told this daily over tele phone. A local man took out dao (machete) and punctured tyre of an Auto rickshaw, which was resolved with the intervention of police of both sides. Another local person who received minor was rushed to TRIHMS for treatment while the matter was issue was resolved.

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Give skill training to mental patients: Guv

ITANAGAR, Nov 12: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra, after visiting regional mental hospital at Midpu on Tuesday, suggested to keep the inmates engaged through skill development and hobbies by involving NGOs working for psychiatric patients. After interacting with medical officers, inmates and inspecting wards and office complex, he called for fair dealing with inmates which unfortunately was not visible. He stressed on concerted efforts for early recovery of the inmates. He exhorted local MLA Tana Hali Tara and Papum Pare district officials and TRIHMS doctors present to facilitate manpower and facilities…

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Sona visits accident victims 

ITANAGAR, Nov 12: Speaker Pasang D Sona on Tuesday visited Brahmaputra Diagnostics & Hospital Ltd at Dibrugarh to enquire about conditions of patients injured in a car accident at Monigong under Shi-Yomi district on Sunday evening. An ill-fated Hyundai car with five youth had reportedly skidded off the road   and rolled down to a gorge and smashed on a tree resulting in causing serious injuries to all five.  Four of them are undergoing treatment there while another in Naharlagun Niba Hospital.  Sona visited both hospitals and interacted with the victims and wished them for…

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AdiSU calls for 48-hr hunger stir

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 12: The All Adi Students’ Union (AdiSU)   has called for 48-hour hunger strike from 8 am on Nov 13 at Namsai DC office to protest against the failure to address their grievances submitted on Oct 18 last The demands include justice for victim families of new Mabira/Kaihi Nallah Madhuvan area, immediate rehabilitation, security to affected families and immediate arrest and legal action against the culprit/s. AdiSU members Kalen Tadeng, Kangge Lego,Korme Pangkom,Side Tayeng and Bapir Perme will launch the stir.

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Awareness on road traffic safety held

DAPORIJO, Nov 12:  The All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF) conducted an awareness-cum-interaction programme on road traffic safety at in Upper Subansiri district HQs here on Monday. AAPPTF president Dobing Sonam, in his address,  highlighted important amendments of  Motor Vehicle Act  which aimed at not to harass the public but contain road accidents. The increase in challans is not to harass us but to inimize road accidents. A large number of vehicle owners have realised importance of the Act within a very short period and creating fear psychosis among habitual…

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DM Singh to inaugurate Sisseri River bridge

PASIGHAT, Nov 12: East Siang DC Dr. Kinny Singh on Tuesday issued ‘Travel advisory’ on Tuesday  in view of proposed visit of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Nov 15 next to inaugurate  Sisseri River bridge. The Pasighat-Roing route through Sisseri would remain  closed from 7 and to  3 pm that when vehicular movement except ambulance would be strictly prohibited. (DIPRO)

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Pasighat to host Kho Kho champ | GoAP focusing on holistic edn: Tedir

PASIGHAT, Nov 12: The first state level Kho-kho championship will be conducted here during December 3 to 12 to encourage young generation to excel in traditional games and sports, Education Minister TabaTedir has said here on Tuesday. Tedir, also Kho-Kho Association of Arunachal Pradesh (KKAP) president, was addressing a coordination meeting about the event He support of local MLA, Kaling Moyong and district administration, particularly DC Dr. Kinny Singh and SP Rajiv Ranjan Singh for its success. He said that the GoAP has focused on holistic education by encouraging games and sports…

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