SLSA trains gaon buras/buris for legal empowerment

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) organized a day-long online consultative meeting on legal literacy for gaon buras/buris (GBs) here on Sunday underscoring the importance of GB Institution in Arunachal Pradesh since time immemorial. Highlighting objective of the training, SLSA member-secretary Jaweplu Chai told participating GBs of 14 districts that GB Institution following best practices has many success stories.  But, realizing various legal loopholes, the meeting aims to ensure their legal empowerment for them to play their roles effective in dispensing justice. Moreover, the SLSA has so far…

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3 hardcore ULFA-I militants held; arms & ammunition seized in Tirap district

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Acting on such a specific intelligence input as part of the ongoing crackdown by security forces to curb anti-social elements, three hardcore cadres of the independent faction of United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA-I), led by elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Barua were apprehended in Chinhan village in Tirap district on Friday last. The security forces are always on high alert in thick jungle and mountainous terrains of Arunachal Pradesh where the various banned militant outfits of Northeast India take shelter and use it as a corridor to sneak in…

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Hike of cash prize by Centre to benefit Arunachal: Tara & Techi

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Appreciating Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju for announcing hike of prize money of all national sports awards on Saturday, Karate Association of India president Likha Tara and Indian Weightlifting Federation vice president Abrham K Techi said that this would cast a magic spell on Arunachal Pradesh known for huge hidden sports talents. Pointing out that Arunchalees have won many global medals in many sports categories, particularly in karate and weightlifting during last few years, they said this higher cash award would make sportspersons serious during training process…

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NE blood bank seeks voluntary donation

From Our Correspondent NEW DELHI, Aug 30: The North East Blood Bank (NEBB) here has made a fervent appeal to the people of North East India either working or studying in New Delhi to come forward to donate blood voluntarily. Considering the haplessness of NE people in arranging blood for any reason, the Helping Hands had conceived the idea of NEBB and set up it in 2016 to make blood easily available only for them on submission of authentic residential proof. The request for blood has been made by Helping…

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Arunachal COVID-19 tally up to 4,034

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Aug 30: With 157 COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday, Arunachal Pradesh tally surged to 4,034, including 1,205  active cases, 2,822  recoveries and seven deaths so far, state surveillance officer Dr.L. Jampa said. The district-wise fresh cases included:  Changlang-46 (APP personnel returnees from ICR, tested by RDT-Ag); ICR-24 (13 are fire brigade staff reported from Itanagar paid quarantine testing centre, 9 detected from Banderdewa check gate, 1 reported from TRIHMS & 1 detected from check gate Kurung Kumey, tested by RDT-Ag); Siang-19 (CPMF personnel detected by RDT-Ag in QF); Lower Siang-12 (2…

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Onam greetings

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Governor Brig. (Retd.)  B. D. Mishra and Assembly Speaker Pasang D. Sona have greeted people of Arunachal Pradesh, particularly the Keralites, on Onam Festival. Terming it as a thanks giving festival after harvest Season by Malayalese, the governor, in his message, said that it marks the sacred traditions of remembering their legendary and joyous past. “Let this festival usher in true spirit of unity, harmony and prosperity in the society, the message added. The speaker, in his message, prayed for peace, prosperity and brotherhood while wishing for…

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MoHA’s CCTNS aims at containing crimes: DGP

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Terming crime criminal tracking Network system (CCTN) a mission mode project of Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Arunachal Pradesh director general of police R. P. Upadhyaya told media persons at police headquarters (PHQ) here on Saturday that the CCTNS project is totally based on internet. His briefing was immediately after threadbare discussion of the CCTN by superintendents of police of various districts and senior police officer on how to contain crimes during a conference. The investigating police officers could check the records through internet from their police…

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Youths and students told to be worthy human beings

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Former APSCS&T chairman Bamang Mangha urged the youth and students to make efforts to become worthy human being to serve the humanity. He was addressing a function of Murh-Hatey Academic Development Society (MHADS) at DK Convention center on Sunday that saw felicitation of students who academically excelled this year. “We were left for lack of road, power and other essential services during out time, but all these facilities are available with hundreds of Govt and private schools across the state with all facilities. The…

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Webinar on ‘Re-imagining Mahatma Gandhi’ | Toe Gandhian principles to be honest: VC

RONO HILLS, Aug 30: Rajiv Gandhi University vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha exhorted youth, students, scholars and academia to toe Gandhian principles to be honest towards personal and professional obligations in his inaugural address to an online national webinar on ‘Re-imagining Mahatma Gandhi’ here on Sunday. The webinar, organized by sociology department, was part of observation of 150th birth day of Mahatma to reimagining Gandhi based on reflexive understanding to ignite the young minds to seek remedies to present issues and problems at any level. Three renowned resource persons of…

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CS lauds performance of SHGs & PLFs

SAGALEE, Aug 30: Chief secretary Naresh Kumar  while interacting with Arunachal State Rural  Livelihood Mission (ArSRLM) supported SHGs and primary level federations (PLFs) of Pech, Toru, Meb and Gotopu villages during a visit to CD block here on Sunday exhorted them to work hard in unison. Appreciating their outstanding performance, he said that the GoAP would extend help through financial institutions make them role models for the state. He also informed about benefits of financial mobilisation and provisions of Govt loans from banks. Sagalee with good agro-climatic conditions has huge potential for…

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