Tezu Airport to get new terminal building

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Sep 19: Tezu Airport is all set to get a new terminal building (NTB) with enhanced capacity and better services  which would be dedicated to the nation by next.  Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia  in presence of CM Pema Khandu, Union Earth Science Minister Kiren Rijiju, MP Tapir Gao, state Civil Aviation Minister Nakap Nalo and others here on  Sep  24 next. Airport Authority of India (AAI) executed gradation work to meet rising air traffic and provide modern facilities to the travelers. The works included extension of…

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CM lauds locals for adding fund to boost quality of school building

TALO, Sept 19: After inaugurating a new school building of the Talo Govt HS School in Lower Subansiri district here on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu complimented alumni of the school and local communities for ensuring quality construction of the new building and termed their initiative as an example to emulate for others across the state. The alumni of the school and residents of Talo had in fact contributed in cash and kind to add to the fund granted by the state Govt to complete this new building with all…

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33% women reservation bill moved in Lok Sabha welcomed

ITANAGAR, Sept 19:  Arunachal Pradesh BJP welcomed women reservation bills (Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam), which was tabled in Lok Sabha on Tuesday after a cabinet nod. The bill seeking 33% seat reservation for SC/ST women in Lok Sabha and state assembly is a historic step undertaken by Narendra Modi-led BJP Govt to empower the women in law making and running the administration, spokesperson Dominc Tadar. State BJP Mahila Morcha led by president Kohman K Ngemu and vice president Yelam Taga Burang celebrated the occasion at BJP HQ here, according to…

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Maintain deep-rooted indigenous culture: CM

KUPORIJO, Sept 19: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today inaugurated Donyi Polo Khumko Naam here Kuporijo in Upper Subansiri district on Monday urged all to maintain the their deep-rooted indigenous culture. While development is an integral part of life, it is important that the indigenous people of the state never forget their roots and cherish their rich culture and tradition, Khandu said and stressed that indigenous languages should be popularly spoken in the society so that every young child learns it naturally. “Our language and culture gives us our identity,” he…

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2 peddlers nabbed with drug

AALO, Sept 18:  West Siang district police arrested two drug peddlers, namely Mikjum Ete and Sri Raju Vishkarma on Sunday and seized 10.54 grm suspected heroin. On receipt of a reliable input one Mikjum Ete along with his friend Raju Vishkarma would transport contraband in a Alto Mmaruti car (bearing registration No AR-01Q-5821 to Aalo along Likabali-Aalo road. SP Abhimanyu Poswal constituted a team comprising of Inspector, Aalo PS OC Duto Bagra, SIs Moli Kamdak, Lakhi Mena & Likha John, H/C S.K Singh, constables B Ingo, T. Taikam, M. Hemi…

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RGU holds national seminar on Shamanism 

RONO HILLS, Sept 19: Expressing deep concern about challenges faced by shamans throughout their life across Arunachal Pradesh, state Indigenous Affairs director Sokhep Kri. said that the state Govt, particularly his department has been trying to safeguard the practice of shamanism and its related institutions. In his inaugural address as chief guest to a two-day national seminar on ‘Shamanistic practices and narratives among tribes of Arunachal Pradesh’, organised by Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU)’s Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies (AITS) in collaboration with Research Institute of World’s Ancient Traditions, Cultures and Heritage (RIWATCH) and North…

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DC advocates adult education

ITANAGAR, Sept 19: Capital DC Talo Potom has stressed importance of adult education for those who have lost the opportunity and have crossed the age of formal education, but now feel the need for learning, including literacy, basic education, vocational and continuing education. He volunteered for adult education and offered space in his office to conduct classes for them. Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society president Kani Nada Maling informed that APWWS has been voluntarily running the centre since May last and total 38 vendors are registered with their Ganga centre and…

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Power department notification violating law, roll it back: Hemu

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sept 19: Former MLA Techi Hemu urged the state Govt to recall the notification issued by state power commissioner relating to allowance of special ex- gratia relief package for RoW for 132 KV transmission line passing through reserved forest in the state. Addressing media persons at APC here, Hemu said that the 132 KV transmission lines project would be passing through Seppa to Seijosa via Rillo by covering many hectares of land of East Kameng and Pakke-Kessang districts. It would also touch unclassified state forest and reserved forest…

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World Armwrestling Championship | Arm wrestler Gamno to represent India  

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sept 19: Arm wrestler Onam Gamno, 25, D/o Uke Gamno and Susur Gamno of Ngopok village of Mebo sub-division in East Siang district is all set to represent India at the World Armwrestling Championship, 2023 to be held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during Sept 25 to Oct 1 next. Speaking to this scribe from Guwahati, Gamno said that she is preparing well to represent India. Having started her career since January 2022 besides working as a nursing officer at Guwahati-based Apollo Hospital after completing her B.Sc. (Nursing)…

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DyCM launches Seva Pakhwada

NAMSAI, Sept 19: Aligning with 73rd birthday commemoration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein launched a two-week-long Seva Pakhwada from Empong village in Namsai district on Tuesday, which aims to highlight good governance and achievements of Modi Govt in last nine years in the Centre and to deliver community service for the uplift and betterment of the people. The Seva Pakhwada from Sept 17 to Oct 2, an initiative of BJP and various Govt agencies to celebrate birthday of PM Modi and raise awareness about different…

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