Woman dies, one injured in inferno

ITANAGAR, Feb 27: A woman was charred to death in a fire accident that occurred at the F&G sector here on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Giogi Yager (40). Locals said the incident occurred at round 5.30 am. One Giogi Tanu, Yager’s husband also suffered burns and is in a critical situation. He has been referred to a hospital outside the state for further treatment. Itanagar fire station officer K T Gambo said the fire might have spread from the fire hearth of the thatched house. He informed…

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Kumar takes stock of various development projects

HOLLONGI, Feb 27: State Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Saturday visited various ongoing developmental projects in Hollongi areas under Balijan sub-division to monitor and take updates on progress of work. He was accompanied by Secretary Disaster Management Dani Sulu, Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu, SP Capital Jimmy Chiram, Balijan ADC Tasso Gambo, HoDs of project executing departments like PWD, Power and admin officers. He visited the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) headquarter at Hollongi and interacted with officers of 12Bn NDRF. He also visited the proposed State Disaster Response…

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Dr. Begi panel report on ANSU electoral reformation accepted

NES adopted schools improves remarkably ITANAGAR, Feb 27: There has been a remarkable improvement in performances of Nyishi Elite Society (NES) NES adopted schools as CBSE class-X result of the schools before adoption was 46% in 2018-19 which rose by 17.8% to  63.8% in 2019-20 and class-XII pass percentage of 52.6% before adoption rose by 25.7% to78.3% after adoption. This came to light during 3rd interactive-cum-consultative meeting of Nyishi MLAs, Rajya Sabha member, zilla parishad chairpersons of Nyishi inhabited districts, including Itanagar Municipal Corporation deputy mayor on February 23 last,…

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Sagalee celebrates Nyokum Yullo with gusto | Mix tourism and agriculture to ensure employment: Negi

SAGALEE, Feb 27: The Nyokum Yullo festival was celebrated with great pomp and show by the Nyishi community at Sagalee on Friday which was attended by elders of the community and youths along with others. Former Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi, former CM Nabam Tuki, ADC Audil Toko were among others who attended the celebration. NYCC Chairman Dr Techi Rekhi in his address urged upon the youth to participate in the festival (rituals part) and try to understand their forefather way of celebrating Nyokum Yullo. In his address Negi emphasized on…

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Arunachal cultural heritage showcased in Bhart Ko Jano

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 27: A 15-member cultural troupe led by Nyayir Riba showcased the rich cultural heritage of Arunachal Pradesh while taking part in Bhart Ko Jano event at Guwhati’s Jagiroad Kala Mandir on Saturday to the thunderous applause of the gathering. The team has been invited by North East Zone Cultural, which has organized this three-day chain yatra f programme in collaboration with cultural department of central government. Besides local troupes, folk dance teams have been invited from Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Punjab and Telegana, Riba…

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Siluk all set to be a zero waste village

SILUK, Feb 27: In a bid to make Siluk, a zero waste village through recycling and composting method, the village community members led by their GBs, Gram Panchayat members and village secretary collectively signed a zero waste declaration and firmly pledged to reduce, recycle and reuse wastes and compost to achieve the goal by March 31. The declaration was signed in presence of DC Dr Kinny Singh on Saturday. CHF Dean Dr B N Hazarika, Mebo ADC Ainstein Koyu, Mebo EAC Janes Mary Tayeng, DDSE Jongge Yirang,  Chairman Swachh Siluk…

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Road infra to open tourism industry in Anjaw: Pul

TEZU, Feb 27: The construction of strategic roads under the Arunachal Frontier Highway, to connect the bordering district with China has gained momentum. Under the project, the construction of an alignment of 20-km Khupa-Tafraliang double-lane road is going on in full swing. The alignment would connect Khupa in Anjaw district with Desali in Lower Dibang Valley district. In yet another district connectivity road, under the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), the first phase of work has been in full swing from Swamy Camp to Hawai and the road…

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Arunachal entrepreneur joins Helping Hands

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 27: Delhi-based Arunachalee fashion designer Jenjum Gadi joined Helping Hands on Friday to contribute his bit for the North East people in distress in cities. Delhi Police had raised first Women Police Band this year in its Raising Day at New Delhi and chosen Gadi to design the dress for the band. His design was exceptionally elegant that left top ranks impressed for which Delhi Police felicitated him amidst senior officers and band members. However, during the event he announced to join the NGO and…

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India clapped in support of COVID-19 warriors | Clapping dates back to 3rd century BC-II

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Some people slap the back of one hand into the palm of the other hand to signify urgency or enthusiasm. This act is considered uncommon. Classical works: The clapping pattern known as keplok is important in Javanese game plan. A type of synthesized clap is popular in many rap and hip hop songs as well. “This is derived from and mimics the technique used in older popular music (e.g. disco and funk of the 1970s), in which multiple instances of real handclaps were recorded or a single recording was made of a group of…

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NERIST holds webinar on IoT applications

ITANAGAR, Feb 27: The Computer Science and Engineering department of North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) organized a day-long national webinar on “IoT and its applications” in virtual mode on Thursday for students, faculty, research scholars and technical staff-members. The webinar aimed at presenting the latest research findings and innovations in the field of advancements in IoT and its applications. NERIST Director Professor H S Yadav speaking during the inaugural session, emphasized on the importance of IoT (Internet of Things) in industry and people’s social life and…

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