Organic outlet opens at Civil Secretariat | 5000 hectares certified organic: CM

ITANAGAR, Jan 12: Taking ‘Mission Organic’ launched in 2017 a step further, Chief Minister Pema Khandu  inaugurated  ‘Arunachal Fresh Food Products’ outlet at Civil Secretariat here on Tuesday that would retail organic and fresh vegetable and  other food products of local farmers and other NE states. A pilot project of the Arunachal Pradesh Agriculture Marketing Board (APAMB), the outlet is an attempt to promote local farmers and entrepreneurs and showcase state’s rich and organic potential in agri-horti produces. Congratulating APAMB and agriculture department, Khandu said the major step is in…

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Arunachal model ‘East Meets West’ selected for 72nd R-Day celebration

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 12: The Defence Ministry has chosen Arunachal Pradesh model – East Meets West – to take part in 72nd Republic Day celebration in New Delhi. This has added yet another feather in the cap of Information and Public Relations department for state’s selection in eight screening rounds of models of 28 states, UTs and various PSUs but expert committee of Defence Ministry finally approved Arunachal model. The theme ‘East Meets West’ will depict vibrant cultural heritage of Wangcho communities inhabiting eastern parts of the state along with the…

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Speed up pending land acquisition: CS

ITANAGAR, Jan 12: The Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar took status of pending land acquisition cases from Anjaw, Lohit, Namsai, Yingkiong, Upper Subansiri, West Kameng, and Tawang deputy commissioners with  BRO additional director general (East) PKH Singh during  a video conference here on Tuesday. The status sought included pending land acquisition and forest clearance cases under Project Udayak in Anjaw, Lohit & Namsai, Project Vartak in West Kameng & Tawang, Project Brahmank in Shi-Yomi and Project Arunank in Upper Subansiri district. With 14 land acquisition cases resolved in the recent months,…

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DRDO bio toilet initiative impresses: Guv

ITANAGAR, Jan 12: Assam-based Defence Research Laboratory (DRL), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) scientist Dr. Soumya Chatterjee gave a PowerPoint presentation to Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. The presentation was on latest technologies developed by DRL in bio toilets and briefed about various types of bio toilets developed to suit various high altitudes, hill areas and plain regions. Appreciating scientific achievement of DRDO, Dr Mishra suggested construction of bio toilets in Arunachal Pradesh. He reiterated that such a proactive role of DRDO will promote…

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Sona seeks speakers’ support as new CPA India zone-III region chairman

GUWAHATI, Jan 11 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India zone-III region’s executive committee unanimously elected Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Pasang D Sona as its chairman at Khanapara here on Tuesday. Sona, after formally taking charge from outgoing chairman-cum-Assam Legislative Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goshwami, in his address, said that the CPA aimed at promoting constitutional, legislative, economic, socio-cultural aspects of parliamentary democracy and sought equal contributions of all speakers. “It’s a new challenge for me and I urge everyone for their cooperation and contribution. We all need to work in tandem…

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National Youth Day celebrated | Youths with will could be game changers: CM

ITANAGAR, Jan 12: Stressing the role of today’s youths, Chief Minister Pema Khandu in his address to National Youth Day (NYD) celebration on Tuesday said that they could be game changers if they have the will and guts. “Youths today must have ‘muscles of iron and nerves of steel’, as quoted by Swamiji. They must have the guts to stand up against what is wrong. When they start to raise their voices against all things wrong, not only the outlook of the society will change but also keep the Govt…

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Book on Galo folk stories released

RONO HILLS, Jan 12: JNU’s Prof Vir Bharat Talwar, released online a book titled Yopum Galo Lok Kathaye, authored by Rajiv Gandhi University Hindi officer Gumpi Nguso was at Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies (AITS) conference hall here on Tuesday. Terming the book as a representative of millions of tribal people scattered around India, he related it to the tribal society as well as to mainland people vis-à-vis Ramayana and Mahabarata. The tribals are not only a society but a religion, RGU VC Prof. Saket Khushwaha and exhorted all to…

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Padhna Likhna Abhiyan launched

ITANAGAR, Jan 12:  The Padhna Likhna Abhiyan (PLA), new Govt literacy scheme to impart functional literacy and numeracy to non- literate and non-numerate adults in both rural and urban areas across India the country in 15-year age group and above to achieve total literacy by 2030, said DIET senior lecturer RK Sah. The PLA was launched in Itanagar Capital Region (ICR) office on Tuesday in presence of District Literacy Mission Authority executive committee members. Around 1680 non-literates would be identified through survey within ICR and given instructor-based teaching in reading,…

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East Kameng Football Premier League 2021

SEPPA, Jan 12: Tawa Abo FC defeated Abo Bakha FC by 4-1goals in 3rd quarter final match played here on Tuesday to qualify for semi final. All four goals were scored by Birdoi Brahma (jersey No 10)  of Tawa Abo FC while Abo Bakha FC’s Tadar Lale (jersey No.4) scored the  lone goal  of the math was scored from abo bakha fc was. Bantaram FC defeated Dang Warrior FC by 5-4 goals in penalty shootout of 4th quarter final match. The semifinal matched will be played on Wednesday. 1st semi-final…

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