APP goes digital with ArunPol mobile App, e-Vigilance portal

 * ArunPolSewa Vehicle launched ITANAGAR, June 14: Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) went digital with launching of ArunPol mobile app and e-Vigilance portal by Chief Minister Pema Khandu launched here Wednesday  in a function in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Home Minister Bamang Felix and top officers of police, home and vigilance departments. Congratulating the departments on the novel initiatives, Khandu said that these launching is a major step owards e-governance in the state. “We are one of the best performing states in the country when it comes to…

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Thai & Tai Khamti fusion enthrall audience

ITANAGAR, June 14: As part of C20’s cultural exchange initiative fostering collaboration between Thai and Tai Khamti cultures, the Krit team, a renowned cultural team from Thailand, and Thai Khamti cultural team from Arunachal enthralled the audience with their mesmerizing artistry at Dorjee Khandu Auditorium in Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Tuesday evening. State Governor Lt. General (Retd) K.T. Parnaik, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Deputy Speaker Tesam Pongte and MLA Ninong Ering, among others, witnessed the cultural extravaganza. Both cultural teams will also perform at Tawang as part of…

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15-day ultimatum served to state Govt to restore OPS

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jun 14: The state unit of National Movement for Old Pension Scheme (NMOPS) on Wednesday served a 15-day ultimatum to the state Govt for restoration of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) in the state. The state Govt has implemented New Pension Scheme (NPS) for employees appointed on or after 01.01.08 to compel them to opt for the NPS against their  welfare, NMOPS vice president Tamchi Taniang told media persons during a press conference at APC here on Wednesday, adding the NPS implementation has shattered the social…

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Contagious LSD outbreaks in Arunachal, AH&V on the job

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jun 14: With detection of viral and contagious Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) was detected among cattle in Papumpare, Pakke-Kessang, Lohit, Changlang and West Siang districts, Veterinary department is trying to contain spread the LSD, which has led to loss of livestock, said Animal & Husbandry and Veterinary (AH&V) director Tachi Taku. Around 20,000 vaccines have been procured so far treatment which were distributed to vaccinate healthy animals in all dairy farming areas, he said, adding State Disease Investigation centre (laboratory) has been monitoring the outbreak of…

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AYANG’s Ayi donates blood for 39th time

Litem Eshi Ori PASIGHAT, June 14: Ayi of ‘AYANG’ Aini Taki Taloh donated blood for 39th time at an ‘AYANG’ camp, organised at Bakin Pertin General Hospital here Wednesday to mark World Blood Donor Day the led to collection of total 29 units. Ayi told this reporter that seven of ‘AYANG’s volunteers were felicitated (three of them at Itanagar and four at Pasighat) for their dedication towards voluntary blood donation to save precious human lives. The volunteers are Marge Kamnyi, Menuka Kadu and Tanong Pabi of Itanagar and Gaanong Taki,…

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Reach the un-reached areas, Wahge tell workers

ITANAGAR, June 14: State BJP president-cum-MLA Biyuram Wahge exhorted morcha executive members to carry forward fruits of all development schemes, especially of 9-year of Modi Govt and 7-year of Pema Khandu Govt, to grassroots level, while addressing district and mandal  joint executive body meeting at Rillo near here on Wednesday. Referring to corruption in the state, he said that political leaders and Govt is always initiating good deeds for state and its people but officers are corrupt. Thus, Khandu-led BJP Govt has been tackling corruption cases with iron hand to make…

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World Blood Donor Day | DC led camp yields 31units blood donated voluntarily

ZIRO, June 14: A record 31 units of blood was collected at Apatani Student Union (ASU) organized voluntary blood donation camp-cum-awareness campaign and felicitation programme, supported by Hapoli’s 60 Bn ITBP, HDFC and Axis banks, to mark World Blood Donor’s Day at Gyati Takka General Hospital (GTGH) here on Wednesday. Leading from the front, Lower Subansiri DC Bamin Nime donated  blood first followed by members of Apatani Student Union, All Ziro Hapoli Youth Association, 60 Bn ITBP, Pinegrove’s 756 BRTF, HDFC baners and other individuals. Nime, in his address, said…

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Guv lauds Deepak for his philanthropic work

ITANAGAR, June 14: Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik along with his wife Anagha Parnaik on Wednesday visited Deepak Nabam Living Home, started at Senki Park here in 2005,  inspected accommodation for 300 inmates, including persons with mental illness, old-age, terminally sick persons and drug addicts, run by Deepak Nabam and his wife Nabam Protima. Appreciating Deepak for his philanthropic work, Parnaik said that he is doing exceptionally benevolent work and every member of the society must contribute towards destitute shelter home in terms of medical assistance, food and proper…

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Take proactive steps to tackle natural calamities: Guv to CM

ITANAGAR, June 14: State Chief Minister Pema Khandu called on the Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik at Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday when they discussed developmental issues, law and order and steps towards automation. Expressing concerns regarding road communication during ensuing monsoon, Parnaik advocated proactive measures to address any eventuality due to natural calamities.  He also stressed on more people to people interactions and exchange initiative through G20 programme. Khandu shared about the C20 summit at Namsai, which was attended by delegates from foreign countries besides representatives state’s community based…

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Workshop-cum-seminar on foundational literacy and numeracy held for teachers

TAWANG, June 14: A district level workshop-cum-seminar on awareness on G-20 presidency, especially in foundational literacy and numeracy to improve teaching learning process was organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya here on Wednesday involving teachers from various schools of Tawang block. Tawang ADC Rinchin Leta, in his address, said that the foundational literacy and numeracy as per his knowledge is very important for children between 3-8 years of age being the right age to make the foundation of learning strong to do better in reading and learning. The students after classes 3-4…

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