Arunachal tops in losing traditional bamboo areas 

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 29: Arunachal Pradesh, with 83,743 sqkm geographical area, tops the list of North East states which have been constantly losing their traditional bamboo covering areas, according to data of ‘India State of Forest Report, 2019’. The NE region boasts of wide diversity of bamboo species offering unique opportunities for the people to flourish economically, the report said. India has total 136 bamboo species in different states. Arunachal, tops the list of bamboo varieties with 41 species, has lost huge size of its traditional…

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32nd RDC locks up PWD office for prolonged absence of EE

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Feb 28: People of Rumgong sub-division of East Siang district under the banner of 32nd Rumgong Development Committee (32nd RDC) staged peaceful dharna in front of Rumgong PWD EE office on Friday demanding action against EE allegedly for remaining absent since long. The 32nd RDC,  in a representation to PWD secretary, sought immediate action against the EE for his prolonged absence from office and doing his official duties from his Pasighat residence, around 100-km away from his office. Accusing him of negligence to duty that affected development activities of…

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Arunachalees attacked on trivial issue, alleges APCC

ITANAGAR, Feb 28: Taking strong exception to barbaric attack of Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) secretary Modam Dini, his wife & two others after the car carrying them collided with a car causing minor scratch in Dibrugarh on February 18 last. But, Rs 30,000 was forcefully taken from Dini on behalf of so called Dibrugarh police station officer-in-charge, APCC general secretary-cum-spokesperson Chera Taya claimed, in a press release, adding an FIR about the accident was  accepted only after the victims brought it to the notice of Dibrugarh SP on February…

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Paklu receives Brand Leadership Award

Paklu (1st L) By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 28: Noted woman arm-wrestler of Arunachal Pradesh Paklu Taipodia was conferred with Brand Leadership Award (Woman Leadership Award)-2019 by World Marketing Congress (WMC) founder Dr R L Bhatia and CMO Asia executive director Dr Alok Pandit during at a glittering function at Guwahati on Wednesday last. Paklu in Sports Person (Fitness Model) category was among six awardees. This award, instituted by CMO Asia (a premium forum for elite marketers, brand custodians, advertising & creative honchos) and Dr Sarita Shanakar Excellent…

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RGU growth potential marvelous: NAAC

RONO HILLS, Feb 28: The Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) has tremendous potentiality for growth, said UGC’s three-member pre-National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team after completing their two-day mission on Friday. The team – Assam University’s Prof. Niranjan Roy and Dibrugarh University’s Prof. Ajanta Borgohain Rajkonwar (members) -, while expressing their satisfaction saying the lone central varsity of the state has bright scope to get top grad accreditation. They stressed on uploading instant data validation and verifications in RGU website and hold student satisfaction survey soon. They suggested for concentrating on strengths,…

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Bandh witnesses stray incident of violence

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 28: Life came to a standstill in Capital Complex during dawn to dusk on Friday during the 12-hour bandh called by All Nyishi Youth Association (ANYA) to protest against the state government for not meeting its various demands. All modes of transports were off the road, shops downed their shutters, all financial institutions including post offices, educational institutions remained closed while Govt offices through remained opened but witnessed thin attendance. Few incidents of road blockade, burning of tyres, pelting of stone that damaged few…

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Ensure proper training of cops: Guv to HM

ITANAGAR, Feb 29: Home, Inter State Border Affairs, RD, PR& Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bamang Felix also called on Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra at Raj Bhavan here on Friday when they discussed law and order, police restructuring, inter-state and other security related matters. Dr Mishra stressed on proper training, empowerment, motivation and deployment of police constables to ensure a safe, secure, and peaceful Arunachal. Calling for transparent recruitment and their cross postings in police station, he said their posting to home police stations should rare situation, not a routine. Expressing…

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Masses join Ek Bharat shreshtha Bharat event

AALO, Feb 28: A special outreach programme, themed Ek Bharat shreshtha Bharat, was conducted on Friday at Tersu Village of West Siang district by field outreach bureau (FOB) in coordination with Women Welfare Society & Kombo Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya. A mass public Rally involving local people, Govt. officials, public leaders & student, part of the event, aimed at creating wide awareness about importance of the theme and strengthen emotional bond of the masses to embolden  unity and diversity of the nation. Yeggo Govt. school head master Keyi Lollen  & JNV Hindi…

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