Arunachal Prayer Festival end

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Oct 29: A three-day Arunachal Prayer Festival, organized by Arunachal Christian Forum (ACF) and led by pastor Dr. Paul Dhinakaran, concluded at IG Park here on Sunday. Christian communities irrespective of denominations, who attended the event, were encouraged not to take the god’s love for granted. The event aimed at fostering a sense of unity without discriminating on religion while Dr. Paul lauded ACF president Tarh Miri for his initiative, for which he visited the state for second time after 2007.   He also thanked state…

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Helping Hands launches CWCs to mark new beginning for NE states

NEW DELHI, Oct 29:  Robin Hibu, first IPS from Arunachal Pradesh and an ardent Bapu admirer, needs no introduction. His unflinching commitment towards people of North East states is well known. His ‘Helping Hands, a charitable & non-profit NGO working pan India,has accomplished many a milestones in last few years since its inception.The NGO has gone on to add more feathers to its cap as a result of its painstaking initiatives for the common man. Along with his team of diligent volunteers, Hibu had been working meticulously for last few…

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AUS to be a full-fledged varsity soon, says DCM

AAMYCS honours Mein PASIGHAT, Oct 28:  Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, address gathering in Arunachal State University (ASU) upgraded Pasighat to a premier higher educational institution of the state here on Friday as chief guest, assured Govt’s support to upgrade the university to a full-fledged university. Mein was here with Urban Development & Housing and Civil Supplies Minister Kamlung Mosang, who third day of Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Balek Govt secondary school.  Citing  immense potential of this centenary township, he said that township has advanced immensely from his college days…

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ANSU urges GoAP not to create Bichom Dist

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Oct 28: All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU) on Saturday urged the state Govt not to announce creation of Bichom district, as demanded by Bichom District Creation Committee (BDCC) led by Bameng MLA Goruk Pordung, in view of ensuing 2024assembly election. ANSU’s issue chairman Rahim YangfoYangfo, while addressing media person at Arunachal Press Club here of Saturday, said that the issue of creation of Bichom district is doing rounds in the air without any proper proposed map of jurisdiction and boundaries. ANSU is not against creation of…

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Arunachalees always honour Army jawans as heroes: Guv

ITANAGAR, Oct 28: Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik as part of extended Infantry Day celebration interacted with troops at Sela, located at 14,000-feet above sea level near Sela Pass in West Kameng district, on Saturday. He met Rajputana Rifles officers and troops who are undergoing high altitude training there and advised them to take combat training sincerely and prepare for any eventuality in any sector along the high altitude international border. He motivated them to maintain a high level of mental and physical fitness, which is vital in high…

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A chapter of NEFA history | Chakraborty saw Arunachal grew from dense jungle & 1962 Indo-China War

Chakraborty welcoming President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy at Nahalagun helipad Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar The present generations of Arunachal Pradesh are ignorant as to how this hilly state came to present status from dense jungle, unlike octogenarian K P Chakaraborty, who belonged to the then Hailakandi of Assam’s Cachar district and had joined as mohara at Bomdila CPWD division under Tawang district at Tawang on 26.07.1962. Hailakandi, which became a district in 1989, was visited by Congress leader Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1939. Chakaraborty, who had joined his job after…

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Mother Kali worshipped to end all evilness

By Pradeep Kumar India is a land of diverse cultures and festivals and Kali Puja is an extremely popular Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Kali. It is also known as Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja. It was organized at Naharlagun Kali Bari and Community Hall pandal on Saturday evening with religious fervor by devotees to seek her blessings to destroy all evils for happiness, prosperity, health, and peace. She is also worshipped as the preserver of nature and always referred to as fierce and violent. According to legend, when the…

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Lowangdong pledges support to DBS

KHETI, Oct 28: Borduria-Bogapani MLA Wanglin Lowangdong, addressing silver jubilee celebration of Don Bosco School (DBS) here in Tirap district as chief guest here on Saturday, lauded the school for its remarkable journey and Don Bosco Educational Institutions for their outstanding dedication to set up 53 Schools and a college under Miao Diocese in Eastern Arunachal. After releasing school souvenir to mark the occasion, he assured financial support and advocated the need for a university in Tirap district to elevate educational status in the region. He pledged financial support of…

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8 seismic stations in Arunachal, geotechnical facility in Itanagar soon: NCS director Dr Mishra

ITANAGAR, Oct 27: Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES)’s National Centre for Seismology (NCS) director Dr O.P Mishra, who concluded his four-day extensive tour of Arunachal Pradesh with scientist and engineers on Friday, was satisfied with setting up of seismic stations in the state. However, he advocated inauguration of Bomdila and Daporijo seismic stations by union minister in presence of secretary Dr Ravichandran in November or 1st week of December. While interacting with the media persons here on Friday, Dr Mishra informed that after installation of seismic stations, the seismic…

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Ruling BJP getting strengthened: Mishra

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 27: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Arunachal Pradesh is getting strengthened at the grassroots level by various initiatives of party general secretary (organization) Ananta Narayan Mishra, said media co-convenor Nima Sange. When asked, Mishra, flanked by Sange, library cell convenor Parsu Tamin and party vice president Tarh Tarak, quipped: “I have been doing my duty only and reporting to highest authorities of the party from time to time on various developments”. Admitting to Sange’s view that all gram panchayat chair persons…

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