Ex-CM Tuki appointed NECCC chairman

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 07: The All India Congress Committee on Saturday appointed former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki and MP Pradyut Bordoloi as chairman and convener of North East Congress Coordination Committee (NECCC) respectively. Tuki, who had served as CM twice in 2011 and in 2016 when he resigned within three days of assuming office before a floor test, replaced former Meghalaya CM Dr Mukul Sangma. While Tuki is Sagalee constituency MLA and present Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee president since 1st August, 2019, Bordoloi is…

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NE cop SHO of Delhi’s critical police chowki 

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 07: Police sub inspector H. Gangte has been posted to South Delhi’s Moti Bagh police chowki as station house officer (SHO) recently to become the first from NE region to be appointed to such critical post having direct bearing on security of people in NCR-Delhi. When asked, Delhi Police special commissioner Robin Hibu said that “It’s very rare that NE police officer is given critical field posting being a cutting edge position. The SHO is a very powerful position in Delhi and calls…

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China’s cyber warfare a serious threat Global meet advocates India to unite

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 07: Indian armed forces posted along the LAC are facing problem in radio communication after China rolled out 5G networks along the border areas on its side posing security threat to India. This has left the authorities concerned in India scrambling to find a solution to deal with the pressing problem and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) started work to find a permanent solution to the emerging problem. However, the need of the hour is what an international conference on ‘Dynamics &…

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Happy Friendship Day 2022

By Pradeep Kumar Happy Friendship Day is observed on August 7 every year. On this day, we especially thank our friends from the core of the heart for being such an important part of our life. Friendship is an universal truth of life The Sanskrit adage that defines true friendship is: “Utsabe byasane chiba durbhikhye rastra biplabe, raja dware smasane cha ja tistati sa bandhaba” (A person who stands by you in joy, sorrow, pain even in death bed is a true friend). Thus, be thankful to the friend who…

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State logs 32 new Covid-19 cases

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 07: The Covid-19 tally in the state rose to 66,196 on Sunday after 32 more people tested positive for the infection, 26 less than the previous day, a senior health official said here. The northeastern state on Saturday reported 58 new Covid-19 cases and 80 recoveries. The toll remained unchanged at 296, with no new fatality recorded in the past 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said. Among the new cases, 8 were reported from the Capital Complex Region, four…

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Take pride in traditional attires, promote it: Guv to people

ITANAGAR, Aug 07: Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra Sunday called upon the people of to take pride in their traditional attire and also promote it among the younger generation. Participating in the 8th National Handloom Day celebration at Dorjee Khandu Convention Centre here, he emphasised that the people must not forget the gift of their forbearers. Mishra urged the youth to connect to their roots and practice their traditions saying that if they break the connection with their roots, their culture would disappear and this they must not allow…

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Siliguri man on India tour reaches Lower Subansiri

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 07: Covering 24 states with his bicycle, Madhai Paul, a native of Siliguri in West Bengal, who is on an India tour, arrived at Ziro on Sunday. Interacting with media persons, Paul informed that his cycling journey was started from in December 01, 2020. His wish to see the places was started when he read in school books only, he added. “Whenever, I talk with people of different states, I always request them to keep the surrounding clean for healthy life and pollution free,” said Paul.…

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Guv congratulates VP designate

ITANAGAR, Aug 07: Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Sunday congratulated Vice President of India (designate) Jagdeep Dhankhar and wished him for a fruitful tenure. He conveyed his best wishes for a productive and successful tenure. The governor said that Dhankhar with his vast experience will serve the people with dedication and diligence for building a prosperous and peaceful Nation. He said that the nation will benefit from the long and rich experience of public life of Dhankhar. 20

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ACR to celebrate World Indigenous People day

ITANAGAR, Aug 07: The Arunachal Citizen’s Right (ACR) in collaboration with Don Bosco College here, is all set to celebrate the World’s Indigenous People day on August 9 with the theme – Role of Indigenous Women in the preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge. The daylong celebration will showcase various indigenous dances and musical instruments, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of Arunachal for preservation and promotion in years to come. Vice Chair to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) Phoolman Chaudhary, former Chief Commissioner of Arunachal Pradesh Information…

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