BJP flays China’s claim of Arunachal as its territory

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Arunachal Pradesh ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday condemned China in strongest terms for showing Arunachal Pradesh and Akasai Chin in its “Standard Ma- 2023”. Such depiction is uncalled and unethically, BJP spokesperson Tachi Necha said, adding repeated Chinese claim over Arunachal Pradesh as its territory, namely ‘South Tibet’ is unbecoming. Arunachal Pradesh has no historical and political connections with Peoples Republic of China since ages as its it is integral part of Indian and will always remain Indian Territory, without any disputes, Necha said. The…

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APCC seeks GoI response on China’s claim over Arunachal

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 30: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Wednesday called for strong response of the Centre against People’s Republic China’s vexed claim over Arunachal Pradesh as part of its territory. The GoI should give a strong message to Bejing that Arunachal Pradesh is part and partial of India without sharing any boundary with mainland China, APCC president-cum- former chief minister Nabam Tuki told media persons at at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on Wednesday. “By claiming time and again, exactly what the China wants to do…

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Ering urges PM to raise map issue with Xi Jinping at G20 Summit

NEW DELHI, Aug 30: A day after China released its standard map that included India’s Aksai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh, Congress MLA Ninong Ering has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to raise the issue of Peoples Republic of Chinas aggression in scheduled G20 Summit in Delhi on September 9-10. In his letter to the PM on Tuesday, the Congress leader said that the deliberate incident on the part of the PRC has invoked deep resentment among Arunachal Pradesh people. “This unforeseen, unfortunate yet deliberate incident on the part…

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Arunachal cosplayers Juliana and Apa to represent India in Pop Culture Hiroshima

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Juliana Pinggam of Shi Yomi district and Gyamar Apa of Kurung Kumey district  became winners of India Pop Culture Competition, organized by Flying Monals in associate with Cosplay Conversation, AIMP-Association of India Fans for Manga and Anime and Pop Culture  in DK Convention Hall here recently. Both will represent India at World Pop Culture Competition in Hiroshima-2023 in Japan from October 14-15 next. Juliana is first year BA student in Shillong, while Apa is also a graduate student of Shillong College. Pop Culture Hiroshima (PCH) or Hop…

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Nyishi indigenous ornaments found

PALIN, Aug 30: Two Nyishi indigenous ornaments (Koji and Rinyu) were found on August 12 last from an old trunk of old ICDS Govt. structure, which was temporarily allotted to Chambang Bazaar Welfare Committee. Chambang CO Riba Gyadi, as executive magistrate, seized and handed over to local police station for safe custody till further probe to verify rightful owner.  (DIPRO) 20

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Arunachal celebrates ‘Festival of Love’ Raksha Bandhan

ITANAGAR, Aug  30:  Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday celebrated the ‘Festival of Love” Raksha Bandhan with ruling BJP leaders led by State Mahila Morcha president Kohman L Ngemu launching  “Sneh Yatra” by tying rakis on wrist of  state transport drivers & conductors. The state BJP also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for slashing LPG cylinder cost as Rakshya Bandhan gift. At Deomali: The Day was celebrated in collaboration with Deomali unit Vivekanda Kendra Arun Jyoti, Arunachal Vikas Parishad, Mothers Group Association, SHGs and balwadi teachers by tying rachis on wrists of…

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AAPWA holds state level Khelo India Wushu Women’s League

Gold medalists qualify zonal event ITANAGAR, Aug 30: The State Level Khelo India Wushu Women’s League/Ranking (senior, junior & sub-junior) organized in wushu hall of Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy Complex, Chimpu successfully by All Arunachal Pradesh Wushu Association (AAPWA). The Khelo India Women’s League, renamed recently as ASMITA (Achieving Sports Milestone by Inspiring Women Through Action) by Union Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, witnessed participation of total 14 districts in an effort to promote women’s involvement in the sport. The league was kicked off at 10:30 am on Tuesday.…

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VVP aims to secure borders: Governor

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik took part in day-long Sewa Aapke Dwar (SAD) at Jayang Bagang Village, selected under Vibrant Village Programme (VVP) on Tuesday that benefitted 1018 villagers. He visited the stalls and directed the officials to ensure that all state and Centre flagship programmes and schemes benefit the people before distributing farm equipment to the beneficiaries. The VVP initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims at securing borders and take development to the last village by ensuring all provisions and requirements to develop the…

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Aalo hosts badminton & Futsal competitions

AALO, Aug 30: Badminton and Futsal competition were organised at Taken Riba Memorial Badminton Hall and Futsal ground at Yeggo recently by West Siang district administration. District Olympic Association led by vice president Nyatum Bagra and District Badminton Association   president Somar Potom and District Futsal Association president Nyagum Romin were behind the event. (DIPRO) 20

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Raksha Bandhan breaks all barriers of castes, creeds, religions & regions

Raksha Bandhan dates back to Mahabharat Raksha Bandhan is traced to a mythology of Mahabharat when Lord Krishna’s pen finger was injured by Sudarshn Chakra after killing Shishupala after he committed 100 sins. Draupadi tore a piece of her sari and tied it around Lord Krishna’s finger prompting him to say “I shall repay this debt” Yudhishtira lost his entire kingdom, his brothers and their wife Draupadi to Kauravas in gambling. Eldest Kaurava Duryodhana, asked his brother Duryodhana to bring her to Hastinapura court.  Dushasana dragged Draupadi by the hair…

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