Innovative counseling centre rehabilitating drug addicts

HM opens ADS in LDV ROING, Nov 26: A counseling centre for drug users, an initiative for anti-drug squad (ADS) of Lower Dibang valley police was lauded by Home Minister Bamang Felix after inaugurating it here on Tuesday. It will go a long way in instilling confidence in the minds of local people while serve as a platform to fight against the drug abusers while the ADS would be instrumental in bringing drug users to mainstream by offering proper counseling, guidance, awareness and suggestion, according to an official release. SP Sanjay Kumar…

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Arunachal Govt showcases tourism potentials in Destination North East

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Arunachal Tourism and textiles & handlooms Dept took part in four-day Destination North East event which concluded in Banaras Hindu University at Varanasi on Tuesday as it would create much needed awareness about huge tourism potentials of the state. Health & Family Welfare and Women & Child Development Minister Alo Libang, who represented GoAP, lauded brief and attractive tourist guides/brochures, according to an official release. Union DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh, who attended the event, lauded effort of GoAP for excellent display of various tourist attractions of the…

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ICAR- CISH to supply 20,000 Lalit saplings to GoAP: Dr Ranjan

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Lucknow-based Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR-CISH) director Dr Shailendra Rajan has assured to provide genuine planting material and technical know-how to progressive farmers for hi-tech agriculture and horticulture cultivation. His assurance when he called on Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar here on Monday and discussed various issue related with development of sub-tropical fruits and horticulture products. Mein sought help for growing guava professional while Kumar lauded quality of Lalit guava, produced at Yachuli by progressive farmer Likha Maj. He…

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Guv for ‘One Nation, One Constitution’

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra (Retd.), while taking part in Constitution Day celebration here on Tuesday, commending abrogation of draconian Articles 35A and 370, advocated for the ‘One Nation, One Constitution’ concept. exhorted the people to strengthen the resolve to live up to the ideals of  Constitution of Indian and its  dynamism, which is exemplified in the ideals of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity that sets the tone of the development and  strive to protect and preserve these foundational ethics. While complimenting state Speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona…

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Assam small tea growers still unorganized | Children’s education my priority: Chetry

Sanjita Chetry indicating tea garden in Pilobari village Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Assam was once famous for its tea economy.  Still Assam, lying on either side of Brahmaputra River and bordering Bangladesh and Myanmar, is the world’s largest tea-growing region in the world. Tea cultivation is more profitable than other crops. Tinsukia city whose ancient name was Bengmara or Changmai Pathar but the district once an integral part of the Chutiya Kingdom during the medieval period of Assam is mind-blowing. Rural areas of Assam experienced a phenomenal growth of tea cultivation during last two…

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Students’ bodies hold torchlight protest against CAB

RONO HILLS, Nov 26: Hundreds of students from Rajiv Gandhi University on Monday took out a symbolic torchlight procession in varsity campus here in protest against proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB). Students burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and shouted slogans against the CAB and the BJP-led Govs in Centre and in the state. Coming down heavily on the BJP Govt, NESO coordinator Pritam Waii Sonam said “Instead of announcing developmental packages for the NE region, the GoI is only giving us AFSPA…

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Noctes celebrate Chalo Loku with great fervour

From Our Correspondent DEOMALI, Nov 26: Festivals bring happiness and come with messages of brotherhood, peace and communal harmony, said Sports and Youths Affairs Minister Mama Natung while addressing Chalo Loku revelers here in Tirap district as chief guest on Monday. He said, “It makes us proud that the Nocte people have been maintaining their rich tradition which the younger generation should carry forward for posterity”. Chalo Loku is one of the most important agricultural festivals of Nocte tribe. “Our state is rich in floral and faunal diversity with more…

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Tamla-Du Football Tourney | TBFC beat HFC to lift Trophy

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Nov 26: The nine-day premier league football tournament to mark Golden Jubilee Tamla-Du Festival concluded with a thrilling final match in which Tezu Bazaar FC emerged winner by defeating Hucheliang FC. TBFC won the coveted trophy with 3-2 goal margin to walk away with Rs 1 lakh and a trophy while the runner-up received Rs 40,000 and a trophy. In all 14 teams took part in the tournament which had begun on Nov 16 last. Retired PHED CE Lupalum Kri, who as chief guest, Gave away the…

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4thHDMT concludes

PASIGHAT, Nov 26: District level 4th edition of Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy (HDMT), organized by sports department under Chief Minister’s youth development programme scheme, concluded at outdoor stadium here. East Siang DC Dr. Kinny Singh,  as chief guest, lauded participating teams, saying wining and lossing was part of game but participation was essential. She advised the players to take part in sports and game to gather experience. Sports is essential for unity, brotherhood, physical fitness and personality development, she said before giving away prizes to the winning team. In football,…

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