Rinchinadu & Yamchodu adjudged as Sartang’s Mr Fresher and Miss Fresh

From Our Correspondent BOMDILA, Nov 28: Dorjee Tashi Rinchinadu and Lela Yamchodu were adjudged as Mr Fresher and Miss Fresh of Sartang tribe students of Government Degree College during maiden freshers’ meet organised in college campus here on Sunday. Bomdila Officer Club and Sartang Welfare Society Wang general secretary Tsering Rokpu, BJP West Kameng district president Yeshi Yamchodu & ASSU (Sartang) founder president Lobsang Tashi Napudu, who as chief guest, guest of honour and special guest respectively, advised them to study hard, focus in goals, stay away from drugs and…

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Arunachal pitches for larger market of state kiwis | Rijiju bats for promoting, marketing of agri-horti produces

ITANAGAR, Nov 27: In pursuance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call for doubling farmers’ income and as part of events under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the state government has pitched for a larger market share for its organic kiwi in major cities like Delhi. To achieve this mission, Arunachal kiwis were launched by APAMB in the Delhi market in a major event held at the popular Dilli Haat with NAFED as a marketing partner. Gracing the function, Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju applauded the effort and said…

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Sanjay Dutt brand envoy of Arunachal@50

ITANAGAR, Nov 27: As part of the celebrations of 50 years of Arunachal Pradesh, the core committee for the celebration of 50 years has roped in Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt as the brand ambassador for a month-long celebration starting from January 22 next year at Ziro in Lower Subansiri district. Dutt who is arriving at Mechukha in Shi-Yomi on November 29, will officially launch a media campaign for the state-wide celebrations. As part of the media campaign, Dutt would feature in a series of promotional videos to promote tourism in…

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Constitution Day reminder of citizens’ power in democracy: VC

ITANAGAR, Nov 27: The Political Science Department of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) on Friday organised an event to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India which is also known as Samvidhan Diwas. RGU Vice-Chancellor Saket Kushwaha, addressing the occasion shared his ideas by emphasising the power of the citizens in a democratic country. He focused on the relationship between rights and duties and stated that are “two sides of the same coin” and asserted that rights can be justified only in the light of the performance of fundamental duties.…

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KWS pledges to work for clans’ unity

ITANAGAR, Nov 27: The Kipa Welfare Society (KWS) on Saturday pledged to work for the unity of all clans for peace, prosperity, progress and all round development. The society during its fifth general conference here, discussed issues of the community, clans and tribes which, was participated by several intellectuals and leaders of Kipa clan settled in various parts of state. A new committee was also constituted on the occasion with Kipa Taro as chairman, Kipa Tajo as general secretary among others. The daylong programme witnessed flag hosting, submitting audit report…

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Tirap organises Sarkar Aapke Dwar

NEW KOTHIN, Nov 27: The Tirap district administration on Saturday conducted Sarkar Aapke Dwar at New Kothin Village, 29 kms away from Khonsa, the district headquarters, wherein 698 beneficiaries of Old Kothin, Boakfam-1, Panchuak, Humroy and New Kothin villages  benefitted with various schemes. Addressing the gathering, Dadam circle officer (CO) Pik Tayom briefed the concept and objectives of conducting SAD and the services being provided at the doorsteps through various departments and urged all the villagers to take advantage of the Prime Minister and Chief Minister flagship programs. The DC…

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Centre to invest 64,000 crore for health infra: Mandviya

TAWANG, Nov 26: Union Minister Mankush Mandviya Friday informed that about 64 thousand crore investment will be made by the Centre in creating health infrastructure in the country during the next five years. The union Health & Family Welfare Minister who, was on a day-long tour to Tawang, while interacting with the health officials at Khandro Drowa Zangmo District Hospital, informed that the central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to provide health security to all through its various health welfare schemes, an official report…

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APCC castigates govt for neglecting connectivity in Siang region

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Friday criticized the BJP government in the state for neglecting connectivity, infrastructure development and exhibiting irresponsibility towards the priorities and attention that the people of entire Siang, West Siang and Shi Yomi  district requires at the moment. It demanded the state government to speed up construction of concaved highway and the 10 km track between Pasighat-Panging and Aalo. “The hardship of not only few commuters but the people of the three districts is subjected to terrible surface communication since the…

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AASU calls Aalo shut down on Nov 30

AALO, Nov 26: The Aalo Area Students’ Union (AASU) has called for a 12-hour Aalo bandh on November 30 next. The bandh has been called due to the inordinate delay in the construction of a 2-lane road from 314.25-km- 351.383-km of the Pangin-Potin NH13 (package 9 under SADP-NE by violating all norms of EPC agreement.) In a representation to West Siang DC, AASU president Dojum Ete claimed that the construction agency- SRK Construction and Private Limited and a few unqualified construction agencies have failed to honour the EPC agreement. He…

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RGU notifies online exam for affiliated colleges: VC

RONO HILLS, Nov 26: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) Vice Chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha has said that online examination has been notified for the RGU affiliated colleges of the state. The VC made the remark when the central executive committee of the Arunachal Pradesh College Teachers’ Association led by its general secretary Tumbom Riba Jomoh called on him. Prof Kushwaha, however, said that to protect the sanctity of examination the RGU will issue strict guidelines for conducting online examination. He further informed that the mandatory six months course work for Ph.D.…

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