Time for Arunachal to become self-reliant: CM

‘People’s will need of the hour’ NYAPIN, Feb 26: Time has come for Arunachal Pradesh to become self-reliant and stop solely depending upon the central Govt for all its needs, Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday said in his address to revelers of Nyokum Yullo celebrations here in Kurung Kumey district. He cited example of a new-born child who depends upon its parents for all its needs, but after becoming an adult goes independent. “If we count our state from the union territory days, we are 50 years old and…

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Capital Police solve series of theft cases, nab 4 & recover stolen items

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: Capital Police with consistent efforts to contain rising cases two wheelers, domestic gas cylinder, robbery and snatching in Itanager area, SP Capital Jimmy Chiram constituted an special anti-theft team led by Itanager SDPO Kamdam Sikom, Insp Simi, SIs Kenter Tacha & Sanjeet Jha, HC Kamgo, constables Siplu, Ligu, Basar, Mili & Anil, Tago Thomas, Geyum Padu and (lady) Wangsu. On 16.02.22, one suspected person, namely Tok Chahar, 21, was apprehended and during interrogation he was found to be involved in a case registered at Itanagar PS vide…

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Parents’ role vital to protect indigenous identity” Karbak

From Our Reporter KIMIN, Feb 26: Reiterating importance of culture and identity, Liromoba MLA Nyamar Kabak called for protecting and preserving them for posterity for the next generation to feel proud of their indigenous identity. Addressing the cultural night of Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo festival celebration at General Ground here on Thursday, Kabak said that parents have the pivotal role in educating their children. Similarly, “it is also the responsibility of the youths to carry forward own culture and identity as “loss of culture is loss of identity,” he said, adding that…

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School principal arrested for question paper leakage

ATA condemns leakage By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 26: Dirang Valley Public School principal Tezi Ramadasow was arrested on Friday in connection with leakage of class-VIII board’s social science & science question papers of Arunachal Pradesh State Board of Examination (APSBE). West Kameng SP Bharat Reddy, when contacted, said that the arrest was based on a report filed by Dirang BEO T N Tukshipa that a boy had confessed of receiving question papers prior to the exam. Thus, an FIR was registered u/s 420/120B with Dirang police station,…

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Ancient Bhismaknagar Fort lying on tatters

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Feb 26: Important ancient archeological site –  Bhismaknagar Fort -, located 29-km from Lower Dibang Valley district HQs Roing is lying in shambles so also the nearby tourist lodge. The Fort adorned with pottery was built with clay bricks by Vidarbha King Bhismak in 8th century BC and was the site of Chutiya Kingdom who had ruled the area during 12th to 16th century. Bhismaka was the vassal of King Jarasandha of Magadha. The site was a stronghold of the Chutias. Bhismaknagar has been identified with Sadhayapuri (or Svadhayapuri), the political centre of Chutia Kingdom. Based…

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Webinar on ‘Agripreneurship Dev & Excellence’ conducted by CHF

PASIGHAT, Feb 26: Several experts taking part in national webinar on “Agripreneurship Development and Excellence” on Friday updated technical know-how in their respective domains. The webinar on “Agripreneurship Development and Excellence” was organized on Friday by RKVY RAFTAAR agribusiness incubator (CHF R-ABI) of College of Horticulture and Forestry (CHF) here. The event highlighted achievements of innovation and agri-entrepreneurship programme as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahtosav celebration in which total 163 from across the country had registered. The event begun after organizing secretary-cum-CHF R-ABI PI-CEO Dr A.S. Mailappa lauded the…

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Vigyan Sarvatra Pujayate sees potpourri of cultural events

ITANAGAR, Feb 26: The ongoing weeklong science festival “Vigyan Sarvatra Pujayate” at A.P. Science Centre here witnessed more than 300 students’ participants from various Capital Complex schools. Their vibrant presentations included cultural events, science drama-Evolution of Science – by Donyi Polo Mission School of Hearing and Visually Impaired and Evolution of viral diseases by Holy Cross High School, songs by Green Mount School, Donyi Polo Vidya Bhawan, Professional Carrier Academy, beat boxing by Green Mount School, dance by Professional Carrier Academy  and recitation science poem on “ Vigyan Bhaut Upyogi…

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RGU holds online workshop on citizen journalism

RONO HILLS, Feb 26: Rajiv Gandhi University Vice Chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha, in his inaugural address to two-day workshop on “Citizen journalism: Empowering youth for social change”, spoke at length about democracy and importance of journalism. Highlighting in this era of post-truth, the understanding of things becomes quite vague, he said, adding that one’s perspectives and opinion that caters to an event is always a talking point, especially with citizen journalist getting popular. A inaugural session of two days’ workshop on “Citizen Journalism: Empowering Youth for social change” was conducted…

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