Under construction bridge collapses for second time

*Govt orders probe * AARCA seeks action By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Mar 30: Terming the collapse of under construction Kumey Bridge on Gangte-Tali road for second time on March 28 evening as befitting example of Arunachal Pradesh as a ‘Land of Khushi Khushi’, All Arunachal Registered Contractors’ Association (AARCA) president Charu Deepak resented that such misuse of scarce resource by this fund poor state should not be tolerated under any circumstances. The state government had sanctioned fund for second time at the initiative of Nyishi Elite Society (NES)…

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APSSB moots annual calendar for recruitment examinations

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Mar 30: The Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) is working to bring out its annual calendar for recruitment examinations, its secretary Santosh Kumar Rai informed while interacting with media persons in his office here on Tuesday. The proposed annual calendar once released would be highly beneficial for aspirants to plan their preparations in advance, he hoped, adding that the next priority would be to conduct long pending examinations for advertised posts, including against district quota, before concentrating on issuing advertisement for already listed vacant…

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IMC to evolve development road map: Mayor

By Our Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Mar 30: A development road map would be evolved soon for Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) which has a vital role to play after knowing ground realities and grievances of the common masses by conducting spot inspections to suggest steps to the state Govt to achieve the goal, said its mayor Tame Phassang said on Tuesday. His statement quoting the advice of Governor Brg (Retd) B D Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu came during interaction with residents of ward No. 13 while inspecting the area along…

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Burglar nabbed, huge cache of stolen items recovered

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Mar 30: East Siang Police achieved a major breakthrough on Tuesday in Pasighat PS case (No. 23/2021 u/sS 457/380 IPC of 01.03.21) by arresting Mon Bahadur Dorjee and seized 10 LPG cylinders, 2 TVs, 2 HCL laptops, 1 micromax tablet, 1 oven and 1 dry iron from his possession. Dorjee, 28, who hails from Bokabil village of Sotiya Biswanath Chari-ali under Sonitpur district of Assam, has been resorting  to burglary in various locations of this centurion township during last two months, PS OC I/C Otu Gao said, adding during…

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‘Firsthand experience of Indo-China border thrilling’

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Mar 30: “Firsthand experience of how the army personnel guard Indo-China border despite harsh climatic and topographic conditions for the people of India to live in peace is not only thrilling but also the forces deserve salutation from everyone,” said cultural activist Nyair Riba. Riba, who led a 15-member Galo cultural team to represent the state in two-day ‘Borader area programme’ at Guwahati, visited Sherathang and Kupup along Indo-China border on March 27 and 28 respectively, Riba told this daily over telephone. Senior army…

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CHF trains 40 farmers on scientific cultivation of millet

Prof.  Bandyopadyay  & the trainees   PASIGHAT, Mar 30: Total 40 farmers of East Siang district were given a day-long training at Berung village on “production and processing technologies of small millet” followed by field visit to popularize cultivation of this cash crop in Arunachal Pradesh. Millet is a staple food of the local people of the state. The training, sponsored by Indian Institute of Millet Research, ICAR, Hyderabad, was organized by agronomy department of College of Horticulture & Forestry (CHF) here recently, Agronomy head Pro Dr. S. K. Bandyopadhaya,…

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RGU holds orientation on job opportunity

RONO HILLS, Mar 30:  Anthropology department of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) conducted a day-long online and offline mode orientation programme for M. Phil and Ph.D scholars here on Tuesday in view the NEP-2020 entailing greater flexibility as well as more quality in education system. It primarily addressed issue of research and job opportunities for department scholars. The notion of sustainable development goal for which education and research remains an important tool for holistic development of the nation was emphasized, an RGU release said. Coordinated by Prof H Vokendro Singh and…

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Om Foundation honours families of martyrs & noted social activists

From Our Corresponded NEW DELHI, Mar 30: The nation is safe today because of many martyrs, like Sahid-e-ajam Sardar Bhagat Singh and freedom fighter Rajguri, who had sacrificed their lives for the cause of the nation, Swami Pranawananda Sawraswati said in his presidential address to first foundation day of Om Foundation here. The martyrs have left behind a legacy which has been energizing all security personnel to protect the nation, he said, and recalled as to how Indian Army had taught a lesson to Pakistan counterpart during 1971 Indo-Pak War.…

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TWS lauds NES for blanket ban on prevailing money culture

ITANAGAR, Mar 30: The Tarh Welfare Society (TWS), being one of the prominent NGOs of the state, has supported the initiative of  Nyishi Elite Society (NES) for stopping money culture during ANSU Elections for which it has issued an advisory note on February 28 advocating its blanket ban as it has been a practice by the ANSU during last several elections.  Informing this in a letter to NES president, TWS chairman Tarh Tarak and general secretary Tarh Kama,  also lauded the NES  move to constitute a NES-ANSU electoral reform committee…

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