The Hump WWII Museum inaugurated | US recognizes Arunachal borders, says ambassador| State’s tribute to fallen WWII heroes: CM

PASIGHAT, Nov 29: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti inaugurated ‘The Hump WWII Museum’, second museum in Asia dedicated to fallen airmen of the Allied forces during WW-II here on Wednesday. “We come here today not just to mark history but to make history. To see the ways with which each one of us is called not just to witness the past but to do something to change the future,” Garcetti said in his address to mark the event. He profusely thanked and…

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PJC urges PJSAC not to move court against APPSC

ITANAGAR, Nov 29:  The Parents Joint Committee (PJC) has urged Pan Arunachal Joint Steering Action Committee (PJSAC) to not take legal courses against the interest of their families and children who have reached their respective positions through hard work and merit. “We as parents expect PAJSC would give such assurance in writing so that our agitating minds and hearts may find respite,” the PJC said in a release. While welcoming the PJSAC’s move to drop contentious ‘null & void’ points from its 13-point charter of demand, which hopefully would pave…

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APUWJ forms NWJC with Chetry & Sarkar as convenor and co-convenor

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 29:  The Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) to raise collective voice on issues confronting non-working journalists employed in state’s different print and digital/electronic media houses formed Non-Working Journalists Cell (NWJC) on Wednesday. The Dawnlit Post advertising & marketing manager Ganga Ram Chetry and The Arunachal Times circulation manager Tarini Sarkar were appointed as its convenor and co-convenor. The NWJC would be a dedicated branch under the APUWJ concerning non-working journalists’ staff issues, like job security, basic rights and safe working atmosphere in respective…

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APWWS asks about viral video showing beating of school child

ITANAGAR, Nov 29: The Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Welfare Society (APWWS), in a letter to Itanagar Capital Region’s Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights and Child Welfare Committee member-secretary regarding a viral video showing beating of a school child that has gone viral in social media. APWWS president Kani Nada Maling, expressing deep shock over the incident in the letter, stressed on importance of a child’s well-being and safety and urged authorities concern to conduct a thorough probe. She also sought prompt intervention and roper investigation into bullying…

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NSCN (K-YA) frees 2 abducted workers

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 29: Two workers, who were abducted by armed cadres of militant group NSCN (K-YA) on Kunsa Pongchau road from a makeshift labour camp near Tisa river in Longding district, were finally released on Tuesday, highly placed PHQ sources told this daily on Wednesday. The abducted duo identified as junior engineer Sashank Kumar Yadav and PANSA supervisor Liamgao, working under BTRF Project contractor Shatrughan Singh,were abducted by three armed cadres of the militant group on November 16. They were abducted and taken to Kunno…

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DC & ADC awards winner students of various literary competitions

ITANAGAR, Nov 29: Capital DC Talo Potom along with ADC Shweta Nagarkoti felicitated student winners of various literary competitions held at Naharlagun GSS G-Sector on August 11 as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav commemorating 76-year of Independence Day celebrations. In senior patriotic essay writing competition (classes XI- XII) winners were: 1st – Bamang Mating (Cl-XII, Ganga GHSS); 2nd -Lingdum Takum (Cl-XII, Arunodaya GHSS) and 3rd – Tai Kaya (Cl-XI, Polo Colony GHSS), who were given a certificate each and Rs 6000, Rs 5000 and Rs 3000 respectively. In junior…

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