Customary last rite of Krong performed

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Dec 28: Former Minister late Khapriso Krong was given salute with multiple gun shots on his last journey from this mortal world within the premises of his private residence at Minster’s Colony here on Monday while last rites were performed with full customary practices. His elder son was Batun Krong put fire in the pyre in presence of senior public leaders, relatives, well- wishers, friends and leaders from different political parties, CALSOM and AMSU. Krong, 70, passed away at Dibrugarh AMCH on Saturday after suffering from multiple…

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SEC notifies election of 238 ZPMs, 7,717 GPMs

GoAP to decide on Vijoynagar polls: Ete By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 27: The state Election Commission (SEC) on Sunday notified the list of 238 elected zilla parisahd members (ZPMs), which included 185 of the ruling BJP, followed by 11 Congress, 9 JD(U),  5 NPP, 3 PPA, and 25 independents while results of 4 were awaited. Of total 8,215  gram panahcyat members (GPMs), results of 7,717 have been notified, including  BJP 6062, 388 Congress, 199 NPP, 148 JD(U), 28 PPA and 892 independents while results of 498 are…

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Assembly e-Calendar innovative: CM

ITANAGAR, Dec 27: After launching of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (APLA) 2021 e-Calendar here on Sunday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu termed it as  innovative and lauded Speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona for bringing various reforms aimed at making state assembly environment friendly. Informing that the e-Calendar is first of its kind with textual and pictorial descriptions of all local, restricted and national holidays besides important days and events, Khandu said it would serve as window of Arunachal’s cultural diversity with the e-app containing information on people and its land. Informing on…

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Prioritize tourism sector: DyCM

NAMSAI, Dec 27: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, addressing 2nd District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) cum review meeting here on Sunday, called for giving priority to tourism sector and stressed on giving scopes to set up a botanical garden, trekking site and other recreational units. “Tourism businesses in harmony with nature by progressive entrepreneurs should be encouraged. The untapped areas in the district need to be identified to tap its full potentials”, he said, adding outside companies could be facilitated to invest to improve power sector. Hailing Namsai for its…

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One saved by God cannot be killed by anyone!

Missing man found after 4 days By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 27: In a shocking but surprising incident, a man missing for four days was found to justify the common adage:  Jaake raakhe saaiyan maar sake na koi, Baal na baank kar sake jo jag beri hoy jako (the one save by God cannot be killed by anyone). Itanagar police station emergency duty officer had received information over telephone (No. 9436852798) at 3 pm on December 9 that labourer Abirlal Debnath while travelling on a motorcycle (RN –…

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Kaso salutes voters for JD(U) victory

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Dec 27: Overwhelmed by the victory of nine Janata Dal (United) candidates of total 20 corporators of Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC), local legislator Techi Kaso has saluted voters of his assembly constituency. “I extend heartfelt greetings to all my dear parents, siblings, friends, brothers and brats for helping JD(U) party to climb up the ladder with gala victory during democratic election of ULB and RLB. I express my deep gratitude as all of you believed in me and made my candidates win, for which I…

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KVIC sets up unit to revive 1,000-yr-old Monpa handmade paper art

TAWANG, Dec 27: The Monpa handmade paper, a 1000-year-old heritage art, which was almost extinction has been revived with committed efforts of  Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC ). A Monpa handmade paper making unit set up by the KVIC, virtually inaugurated by KVIC chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena here on Friday to not only revive the art but also train local youths professionally. Monpas are major tribe of the district. “The unit aimed at reviving Monpa handmade paper industry and increasing its commercial production owing to its peculiarity, this handmade…

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