Protect Siang River: Ering | India & China should collaborate on Siang

PASIGHAT, Jan 23: “We don’t want Arunachal Pradesh and Siang basin to become another desert,” said Pasighat West lawmaker Ninong Ering in his inaugural address to a national seminar on “Geopolitics and significance of water resources of Arunachal Pradesh: Special reference to Siang River” and stressed on urgent Indo-China collaboration. Addressing the two-day seminar, organised by Man and Environment Society (MENS), Itanagar in collaboration with geography department of Jawaharlal Nehru College here, he said that the issue should be taken up at international platform as Siang basin future is not…

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Infrastructures along Indo-China border | Arunachal needs GoI support: Guv

SHILLONG, Jan 23: Arunachal Pradesh Govt needs the Centre’s support to develop much needed infrastructures along Indo-Chinese border, Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra said in his address to 69th plenary session of North East Council (NEC) here on Saturday. While briefing about internal security, law and order public welfare, crime and criminal network system in each district and border are development (BAD), he said that the GoAP has been paying full attention, particularly to Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts and Namsai, Roing, Mahadevpur and Sunpura police stations, being under Armed Forces…

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NCC cadets pay tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

GUWAHATI, Jan 23:  NCC cadets of 60 Assam NCC Bn and 1 Assam NCC Bn under Guwahati Group HQs celebrated 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose with patriotic fervor. All India Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birthday Celebration Committee celebrated the occasion at district sports office here on Saturday NCC cadets took part in the procession to pay tributes to one of the great freedom fighters of India’s Independence Movement followed by cultural competitions to the tune of melodious patriotic songs, according to Defence PRO.

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Making India a sporting superpower | Women’s inclusiveness in sports key: Rijiju

NEW DELHI, Jan 23: ‘Khelega India Toh Khilega India’ – is simple mantra of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for youth, has been the driving force behind transforming the perception of sports in India in last few years, said Union MoS (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju. The sports, perceived once only as an extra-curricular activity by most, is now taking center stage. Strong schemes adopted by his Ministry, be it Khelo India, Target Olympic Podium Scheme or Fit India Movement, have played a significant role in motivating youngsters…

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Parakram Diwas celebrated

TAMENGLONG, Jan 23: Manipur joined rest of in India in celebrating Parakram Diwas on Saturday commemorating 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, youth icon of resurging India. This has been celebrated for the first time by the Centre to honor Nataji, who played a pivotal role in Indian independence movement by founding Azad Hind Fauj. The 44 Assam Rifles organised various events in Tamenglong district, including walkathon, Makru Volleyball tournament in Tousem sub-division & Army recruitment awareness in T Waichong sub-division of Kangpokpi district. Netaji was born this…

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APCC GS death mourned

ITANAGAR, Jan 23: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee led by vice president  Bosiram Siram deeply mourned untimely demise of APCC GS Choki Tatung, an energetic  leader, who breathed his last at his Nirjuli residence on Friday after prolonged illness. The rank and file of the party during a condolence meeting at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on Saturday conveyed their deep sense of condolences to the bereaved family members and observed two minutes silence for eternal peace of the departed soul. The funeral service of late Tatung will  be held in…

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