Sona pitches for preservation, documentation of mother languages

ITANAGAR, Feb 22: State Assembly Speaker Pasang D Sona on Monday gave a clarion call to the people of Arunachal Pradesh especially youth, to preserve and protect mother language which is under serious threat due to changing situations. The Speaker was addressing during the ‘International Mother Language Day’ celebrations organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) in collaboration with Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya at Chimpu. The Speaker was accompanied by Chayangtajo MLA Hayeng Mangfi. “Mother language is the route map of our culture because it tells us who we are,…

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Natung bats for daily exercise for a health body

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 22: Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung Monday appealed appeal the officers and officials of government departments, to go for daily workout so as to remain fit with a healthy body and sound mind. The minister observed that the officers and officials even if they are busy with their normal official duties, should try to manage minimum time for daily exercise at their respective place of work or at home. “Exercise is good for health which makes the human body strong, healthy and sound. If one is…

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Protect important state projects: Rebia to people

KIMIN, Feb 22: Rajya Sabha MP Nabam Rebia on Monday exhorted the people to protect important projects of state importance being created by the government. Dedicating two projects, the newly constructed RCC building campus of Kimin Community Health Centre (CHC) and solar powered geo-thermal based heating and cooling system here; the MP lauded the Science and Technology department for creating such assets. The CHC constructed at an estimated cost of two crore under SIDF has been executed by Doimukh PWD division, has space for several facility for the patients. The…

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JAC demands fund to complete pending stadium at Aalo

AALO, Feb 22: The Joint Action Committee (JAC) has demanded the state government to allocate required funds for early completion of the outdoor stadium here, which was sanctioned under SPA 2013-14. In a memorandum submitted to Chief Minister Pema Khandu through West Siang deputy commissioner on Monday, they committee also demanded for a letter of assurance from the government for allocation of Rs 35 crore for the stadium in the upcoming Budget Session scheduled from February 25 next. The JAC during the day also organized a public rally here on…

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Women panel legal awareness reaches Shi-Yomi

AALO, Feb 22: The Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) organised its fifth phase of legal awareness programme at Mechukha on Sunday. Addressing the occasion APSCW chairperson Radhilu Chai Techi said that certain traditional practices in the society such as child and early marriage, preference of male child, polygamy, dowry, widow remarriage, denial of inheritance rights to women are discriminatory in nature for women and done away with passage of time. “Society cannot progress unless women are given equal rights and treated at par with the male counterpart. Women…

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Pasighat gets Runne Dere, to erect statue of Daying Ering

PASIGHAT, Feb 22: Noted social worker Oyak Ering on Monday inaugurated the newly constructed Runne Dere (Community Hall) in presence of MLAs Kaling Moyong and Ninong Ering, CO Yagrung R Lego, PRI leaders, GBs and others. Runne Employees Welfare Association (REWA) voluntarily contributed fifteen lakhs for construction of the Dere. Various local and social issues were discussed by the elders of the village on the occasion and it was unanimously decided that in memory of the modern architect of the state Dr Daying Ering, a statue would be installed in…

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Over 100 vendors get certificates in two days loan mela

ROING, Feb 22: At least 120 street vendors participated in the two-day loan mela which culminated here on Monday. The mela, organized by DUDA was formally inaugurated by executive engineer Bapenlu Kri. In the program certificate of vending was formally issued to 124 registered vendors and 27 Food Processing Certificate under Skill Training & Placement Component of DAY-NULM were also distributed by Mission Director Nixon Lego, State Mission Manager Ravi Sharma and Kri. Out of 124 registered vendors under DUDA, 68 applicant were filled online under PM SVANidhi loan camp.…

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Arab companies evince interest in state’s produces

ITANAGAR, Feb 22: Thee annual Gulf-food event at Dubai in UAE, continues to attract large number of international business delegates and visitors. The week-long event started on Sunday at Dubai World Trade Centre witnessed participation of around 85 countries. From India, about 38 companies and three states s are participating in the event. Arunachal Pradesh is one of the three states participating in the event. It has put its own stall for showcasing some of its agri and horti value added products. The Consul General of India in UAE Dr…

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