Odisha CM Patnaik eying for 6th term

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Five-year is term for an elected government in the democratic setup of India to serve in any state or union territory or the Centre. However 46 chief ministers of the country have crossed the ‘Laxman Rekha’ and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling is at the top of the list.   Chamling, who served for 24 years & 166 days (12.12.1994 to 27.05.2019) is followed by present Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (born on 16.10.1946), who has already served for 23 years & 267 days since 05.03. 2000…

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Cooperation of masses needed to speed up state building: Guv

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: Governor Lt. General (Retd) K T Parnaik, who visited Hurii, one of the Vibrant Border Villages (VBVs) in remote Damin circle of Kurung Kumey district on Tuesday, while interacting with GBs, PRI members, Govt officials and villagers led by local MLA Lokam Tassar, said that Arunachal Pradesh is making rapid progress in all sectors. The efforts need cooperation and contribution of the masses, he said and exhorted them to encourage their children to go to schools, maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the village, protect their flora and…

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Dood-to-door IEC campaign for responsible waste management

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: In a bid to change community behavior towards solid waste disposal, a door-to-door information education and communication (IEC) campaign on solid waste management was conducted here on Tuesday by NGOs Youth Mission for Clean River and Abralow Memorial Multipurpose Society with support of Itanagar Smart City Development Corporation Limited. The campaign aimed to raise awareness about the segregation of dry and wet waste, highlighting their uses and drawbacks on Tuesday. NGOs executed campaigns in Kime Pakka colony, Abotani colony in Chandranagar areas by demonstrations showcasing identification and…

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Tourism awareness & tour prog held

 PALIN, Nov 28: Tourism department in collaboration with Kra Daadi district administration, organized a two-day tourism awareness programme, themed ‘Dekho Apna Pradesh’, for Kra Daadi, Kurung Kumey & Kamle districts, which concluded here on Tuesday. Hosted by Todo Tour and Travel (TTT) in partnership with tourism department, themed ‘Destination management through upskilling and responsible practices’, begun with a trekking from Eching to Solo village, fostering tourism awareness along the route. It was kicked off with a ‘gender equality pledge’ and aimed to guide the masses in developing tourism with a…

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4 Arunachalee karatekas to represent India in South Asian Karate Champ

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 27: The Arunachal Pradesh Amateur Karate-Do Association (APAKA) has sent four players to represent India in 7th  South Asian Karate Championship & Cadet, Junior, U-21 and Senior slated to be conducted during November 28  to December at Nepal capital Kathmandu,. They are Machi Liyak (-45kg Cadet/individual Kumite), Pala Dodum (-67kg under 21/individual Kumite), Khyoda Talik (Junior individual Kata) and Lipin Ete (Junior individual Kata, female). All are gold medalists of KIO National and KIO Zonal Karate Championship recently concluded at New Delhi’s Talkatora indoor stadium, according to APAKA joint…

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DyCM: Vital infrastructures to transform Mahabodhi Centre

DEOMALI, Nov 27:  Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, underscoring commitment to providing a holistic approach to human resource development, inaugurated pivotal infrastructure expansion of Mahabodhi Centre in Natun Basti, near here Tirap district on Monday to transform the centre.  This was during 38th Annual Poi Kanto Sangha & Maha Kathina Ceremony that marked birth centenary of Venerable Dr. Acharya Buddharakkhita, founder of Mahabodhi Society in India. . The infrastructures were extended Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita boys’ hostel with a dining hall and enhanced amenities, newly built meditation hall for monks and…

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NIELIT trains 25 RGU students in cyber security

RONO HILLS, Nov 27: The National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) in collaboration with RGU computer science and engineering department recently conducted 100-hour cyber security course, Total 25 students attended the course – Capacity building in IECT including training in digital skill sets and current industry demanding technologies for various sections of society in NE states”. It aimed at ensuring thorough understanding of cyber security, addressing its growing importance in computer science and to equip people with skills to stay safe online due to rising use of internet,…

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Fitness International Federation | Paklu wins global laurel for India,  adjudged Miss Asia Overall winner

By Pradeep Kumar  ITANAGAR, Nov 27: Arunachal Pradesh female bodybuilder Paklu Taipodia, first to win international laurel for the country, has proved again Arunachees are kisise kum nehi (inferior to none) in games and sports by winning three medals in Malaysiya. Paklu, an international professional card holder, won gold medal in Ms Asia Glutetan model, silver medal Ms Asia Bikini model and bronze medal in Miss Asia Sports model to be adjudged Miss Asia Overall winner in International Pro-Card in Fitness International Federation (FIF) competition conducted during November 25 and 26  …

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BRO DG inspects works in Walong  border post

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Nov 27: With tense Indo-China border since Chinese People’s Liberation Army intruded into Ladakh, Border Roads Organization (BRO) Director General (DG) Lieutenant General Raghu Shrinivasan, in his maiden trip to this sensitive border state of Arunachal Pradesh, visited Walong and Changlagam sector in Anjaw district on on Sunday. After inspecting ongoing works, the DG directed those working in the ground for early completion of strategically important roads for smooth movement and logistic support to the Armed Forces. The general officer-commanding of 2 Mountains Division met the…

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Dance of democracy in India BJP and INC in ‘game of numbers’ fray

BJP or Congress in MP? The BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh is one of the five states that went to polls on November 17 for 230 Assembly constituencies. Though resulted would be announced on December 3, but the BJP is likely to be on top parties due to caste factors, according to India TV-CNX Opinion Poll. Earlier, ABP-CVoter Opinion Poll data predicted that ruling BJP and Congress are expected to undergo a neck-and-neck political battle as the saffron party is only 0.1% ahead of the grand old party in the poll-bound state. The survey data showed…

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