Helping Hands moots NE Directory as game changer: Hibu

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 29: NGO Helping Hands (HH) founder-president Robin Hibu launched the proposed North East Dictionary on Saturday during a virtual conference for developing an effective response system to smoothen its consistent endeavours to help NE people across the country in distress. The NE people either face atrocities and reaching them has been a herculean task for which this idea was conceived, Hibu, also Delhi Police special commissioner, told participating members media consultant Pradeep Kumar, SC lawyer Rajesh Narang, IT honcho Gaurav Raj Thakur &…

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RGU conducts conclave to enhance employability of youth

ITANAGAR, Jan 29: The Social Work department and the Centre for Youth Development and Leadership Studies of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) in collaboration with Chennai-based Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), successfully organised a two-day youth e-conclave on ‘enhancing employability through symbiotic engagement and capacity building, which concluded on Saturday. The conclave was organized with aim to build capacity of youth with specialized knowledge and skills for enhancing employability besides, providing a platform for the youth to understand entrepreneurial skills for self-reliance and to impart knowledge about make…

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ASSET celebrates Meeta Meet by reaching out to an elder

WAKRO, Jan 29: Surja Prasad Acharya, a beneficiary of the Sanjeev Prakalp Care for Elders of the Anu Shiksha Seva Trust handed over the Vineeta Card to Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Saturday, expressing gratitude for the help and care extended by the leader towards elders of the society. While interacting with the elders Mein assured that elders especially those who devoted their youth and time in service to society would be looked after in the best possible ways and also appreciated NGOs and individuals working for social welfare.…

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Bullocks – life giver & entertainer of farmers

Wunner Bull Haranya’s worth  Rs 35 lakh Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Oxen or bullocks, male bovine trained cattle, are commonly seen pulling a heavily loaded cart in rural areas. Adult male oxen are castrated to make them docile and safer to work. But, Maharashtra is famous for annual traditional bullock-cart race. In 2014, Supreme Court had banned Jallikattu, bull-race and bullock-cart races across India accepting that these violated provisions of the PCA Act. However, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu had amended the PCA Act to allow regulated bull races,…

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NECED born to tap NE hidden treasure

Arunachal on focus: Tana By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Jan 28: The Northeast region of India, particularly Arunachal Pradesh, is known as a hidden environmental treasure. Thus, North East Centre for Environment & Development (NECED) was born on Friday at Guwahati to facilitate use of the treasure for the cause of humanity, Centre for Earth Sciences and Himalayan Studies (CESHS) director Tage Tana said. The NECED was formed at a high level meeting, chaired by Tata Trust NE in-charge Dr Sunesh Sharma, and attended by few prominent NGOs, including National Youth…

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Protect age-old faith and culture: Tedir

From Our Reporter PITAPOOL, Jan 28: Stressing on protection and preservation of their age-old faith and culture with sincerity, discipline and dedication, Education and DIA Minister Taba Tedir also exhorted indigenous believers to promote their local languages. Addressing participants of 22nd foundation-cum-raising day of Nyedar Namlo here under Yazali circle of Lower Subansiri district on Thursday as chief guest, he said that local languages would be included in school curriculum to facilitate their promotion. Impressed with the activities of Nyedar Namlo Trust, he donated a Tata Winger for proper propagation…

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Doing good works for the society is best religion: Ligu

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 28: “A person having positive thinking, outlook and doing positive works for the society I believe is  the best religion,” Ligu said and urged all to perform the best things and best work which are for the welfare of the people and development of the area, ISSE state project director Pige Ligu said. Addressing 22nd raising day of Naharlaugn Nyedar Namlo here on Thursday amid huge gathering, Ligu urged all to maintain age-old traditional value and cultural heritage of tribal society to protect indigenous identity, ISSE state project director…

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10 Qs seedless organic Thailand lemon distributed to TRIHMS patients & staffs

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 28: Tomo Riba Institute of health & Medical science (TRIHMS) chief medical superintendent (CMS) Dr Dhukum Raina distributed around 1,000 kg citrus organic seedless of Thailand lemon,  donated by progressive farmer and entrepreneur Likha Maj to TRIHMS patients and staffs in presence of several HoDs on Wednesday. CMS Dr Raina told media persons on Friday that such events are conducted every year in the medical college for the staffs and patient to enjoy. However, precautionary measures have been taken as several staffs have been infected with the COVID-19.…

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Natung urges students to stop money culture in elections

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 28: The money culture in election should be discarded as  student leaders have to set an example for other elections by transformation and reformation through discussion with all parent organisations of all community based organizations (CBOs) toeing Pan Arunachal slogan, Environment & Forest, Sports & YA and WRD Minister for Mama Natung said on Friday. Addressing 40th foundation day celebration as chief guest of All Nyishi students union (ANSU) at Tallang Hira memorial complex here, Natung gave a clarion call to students’ community to play…

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