CM dedicates upgraded ADC headquarters, inaugurates water plant | Khandu assures mobile connectivity, tourism projects for Shi-Yomi

MECHUKA, Nov 28: Chief Minister Pema Khandu Sunday dedicated the newly upgraded ADC headquarters at Monigong to the people of Shi-Yomi district and also inaugurated the water treatment plant of PHED and water distribution system for Monigong Township worth Rs 13.5 crore. He also laid the foundations for a new academic block at the Govt Secondary School here and a veterinary aid center at Pidi. On a 3-day visit to Shi-Yomi, Khandu assured that the government is committed to fulfill all the requirements of the newly created district, which despite…

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BJP not for gaining power but to serve people: Libang

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: State Health and Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang Sunday urged upon the party workers to maintain discipline while undertaking party’s work. Addressing the concluding day of the two-day executive meeting of the party’s Minority Morcha at the DK Convention Centre here, Libang said the motto of the BJP is not to gain power but to work for the public, make changes in and revolutionise the state. “Today, our party is in power but it doesn’t mean that we should forget our responsibilities. We should be polite while…

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Strategies finalized for Chandrabhagotsava  

By A O News Service BALASORE, Nov 28: Chandrabhagotsava, a five-day cultural extravaganza to mark 32nd anniversary of Odia magazine Chandrabhaga, would be conducted in Gandhi Smriti Bhawan here from December 30 next. A meeting here on Sunday, chaired by octogenarian educationist-cum-celebration committee chairman Dr Prahallad Charan Mohanty, attended by poets and active members of Chandrabhaga, worked out strategies to make the event a great success. The celebration would include annual activities 16th inter-college theatre symposium, 19th national painting workshop exhibition, 32nd literary (poetry fiction) conclave and 32nd excellence search…

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PAA organises para-badminton selection trial

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: The Paralympic Association of Arunachal (PAA) under the aegis of Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) Sunday organised the second state-level para-badminton championship cum selection trail-2021 at MLA Cottage badminton stadium here. Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung attending the programme, said the state government and the department of sports in particular, is always ready to provide every facility to sports organisations to encourage and involve youths in sports activities. PAA President Nabam James said the idea behind the championship is to select players from the state…

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Govt to pay ex-gratia for Covid-19 deaths

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: As per the directions of the Supreme Court, the union Health and Family Welfare ministry has issued simplified guidelines for issuance of death certificate and official documents stating the exact cause of death to the family members of deceased who died due to Covid-19. Based on the said judgement, the National Disatser Management Authority (NDMA) issued guidelines for ex- gratia payment for the next of the kin of the deceased by Covid-19 under section 12(iii) of the Disaster Management Act 2005. In pursuance of the directions and…

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RGU to conduct annual convocation on Nov 30

RONO HILLS, Nov 28: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) is all set to conduct its XIXth convocation in a row on November 30 next in blended mode. The university has a unique practice of conducting the annual convocation on a fixed date every year. In the convocation, a total of 7,664 students comprising PhD (33), M Phil (06), PG (913) and UG (6,712) degrees would be conferred with degrees. The gold medalist, PhD and M Phil students would receive the degree physically while rest of the students including UG and PG…

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APCA resolve to work for people’s welfare

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: The Arunachal Pradesh Catholic association (APCA) on Sunday reiterated its resolve to work for the welfare of the Christian community for peace, prosperity and all round development of state. Addressing the concluding function of the three-day fourth general conference of the association here at Pastoral Church, APCA President Taw Tebin said that the conference discussed several issues confronting the Christian community and several resolution have been adopted in due consultation with the invitees and 400 delegates from all over the state. Several activities were held in last…

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Illegal khair trade steals slumber of Lohit forest officials

TEZU, Nov 28: Illegal kattha or khair, (acacia catechu) trade and random felling and smuggling of the tree species, triggered a cause of concern for the officials of Lohit forest division, which with a handful of personnel fail to protect the exotic species due to the porous border with neighbouring Assam. The vast plantation coverage right from Lohit Bridge to Digaru and sprawling up to Balizan River bordering Lohit and Lower Dibang Valley districts, made the department helpless due to its handful of manpower. “Lohit has 40 km porous border…

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SIS organises training for civil services aspirants

PASIGHAT, Nov 27: In a moral boost to the aspirants of UPSC/APPSCE exams, the Silverlining Institute of Studies (SIS) in collaboration with New Delhi-based Bajirao IAS Pvt Limited has announced three months course for prelims in general studies and CSAT from December 6 next. The course would be held at Siang Royal Academy. The institute will cater to the needs of central and eastern districts of the state which, suffers due to lack of qualitative coaching institutes, informed Dr David Gao of SIS. “Considering the state government’s decision to conduct…

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NAS mourn deaths

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: The Nguri Abu Society (NAS) has mourned the sudden demise of Tanya Yaluk Nguri of Linia Village under Lower Subansiri district who, passed away on Saturday due to cardiac arrest. Born on January 1, 1970, Yaluk, mother of Tanya Agu Nguri, Youth President of NAS, was a soft spoken woman with an ever smiling face and a motherly figure for all. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and an aunt, the society said in a condolence message here on Sunday. Yaluk is survived by two sons…

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