Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam | CM: Women of India more empowered now

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Women of India now will exercise greater legislative powers to play even a greater role in nation building, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said while applauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi under whose leadership Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam was introduced and passed unanimously by both Houses of Parliament. Speaking at the Constitution Day celebration at state legislative assembly here on Sunday, Khandu said that this Constitutional Amendment provides 33% vertical reservation to women in Parliament to all three categories – general (including OBC), scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. “It…

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CDS: IAF to take over 3 Uttarakhand airstrips after upgrading 9 Arunachal ALGs to airports

By A O News Service ITANAGAR/NEW DELHI, Nov 26: Indian Air Force (IAF), after upgrading nine Arunachal Pradesh advanced landing grounds (ALGs) to airports under regional connectivity scheme of Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) initiative to bolster regional connectivity and make air travel accessible to a broader population, is considering taking over three airstrips in Uttarakhand to strengthen its operational capabilities in Uttarakhand, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan said on Saturday. Three airstrips Pithoragarh in Kumaon Hills, Dharasu and Gauchar in Garhwal Hills were made on…

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Quick police action rescues minor girl from alleged kidnapper from Rangapara

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Kurung Kumey district police, led by SP in-charge Neelam Nega successfully rescued a minor girl from an alleged kidnapper in less than 24 hours after a live video surfaced on Facebook, a senior officer of PHQ told this daily. Around 11 pm on November 22 night, Nega directed Deputy SP to investigate a live video uploaded on Facebook. The footage showed a minor girl, believed to be an Arunachalalee, traveling with a nontribal male in a train from Naharlagun to Guwahati. The…

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CM credits MLA Jini for transforming Aalo

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Continuing almost regular campaign, even by flying to far-flung areas of Arunachal Pradesh for ensuing Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Union Minister for Earth Science Kiren Rijiju had visited West Siang district HQs Aalo on Saturday. They addressed a mega rally while the CM inaugurated many projects for Aalo town, the usual practice during the whirlwind campaign tour. The rally aimed at garnering support for sitting Aalo East MLA Kento Jini, who had own uncontested on a…

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Industry Meet 2023 | ArSRLM inks MoU to facilitate foreign placement for local youth

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The Arunachal State Rural Livelihoods Mission (ArSRLM) chief operating officer (skills) Ruzing Bellai and programme manager Nabam Ompi, while conducting placement-linked skill development training for 40 rural youth at Hyderabad recently, signed a non-financial MoU with Alpha Manpower Consultancy LLP to facilitate foreign placement opportunities. This was during an industry meet of ArSRLM, when another non-financial MoU was inked with Stanworth, focusing on placement opportunities in tourism & hospitality sector, particularly in dynamic and growing industries. The GoAP officials also met Dolphin Hotels Pvt. Ltd., located in…

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Guru Nanak Jayanti greetings

ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Governor Lt. General (Retd) K T Parnaik, while greeting Arunachal Pradesh people on Guru Nanak Jayanti, in his message, said Guru Nanak founder of Sikhism, is revered for his profound teachings that emphasize spiritualism, justice and humanism. His messages of love, amity, and equality have left an enduring impact on the cultural and ethical landscape of society. May this occasion inspire everyone to follow his noble ideal. (PRO) 20

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People not keen to reap benefits of WCP

By Joken Ete ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Following huge success of Siikhe and Shi lakes in Lower Subansiri district, state water resources department (WRD) took up water conservation project (WCP) at Naraba near Lumdung in East Kameng district to emulate the success and make it a favourite tourist destination. However, the sad saga is that the people of the district are not reaping any benefit from the project unlike people in Ziro Valley. Situated adjacent to golden paddy fields on both sides of Papu River and on the foothills, the lake…

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CM Veteran & Sub-Veteran State Badminton Champ-2023 concludes

ZIRO, Nov 26: The Li Ning 10th Chief Minister Veteran and Sub-Veteran State Badminton Championship-2023 concluded here on Saturday leaving fans and participants with memories of thrilling matches and competitive camaraderie. Organised by Lower Subansiri Badminton Association (LSBA) under the aegis of Arunachal Badminton Association (ASBA) and hosted by Ziro Badminton Club (ZBC), the event lived up to its expectation by delivering top-notch badminton action. M/s PH Construction MD Puna Hinda had inaugurated the event as chief guest on November 22 with Pistana ZPM Nilly Likha Tabo as guest of…

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All Indian National Pencak Silat Champ | Arunachal team wins 10 medals

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The Arunachal Pradesh Pencak Silat team won impressive 10 medals, including 3 each gold and silver and 4 bronze in 11th Sub-Junuor All Indian National Pencak Silat Championship held in Patna during November 23 to 26. Congratulating the medial winners, Arunachal Pradesh Pencak Silat Association (APPSA) assured to provide support and guidance in nurturing young talents  to excel. APPSA general secretary P Nobin Jomoh lauded state Govt and department concerned for recognizing the association to provide a platform for athletes to showcase their…

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Guv exhorts troops to remain alert to guard sensitive Arunachal borders

ITANAGAR, Nov 25: “The international border of Arunachal Pradesh is sensitive and strategically important for security of the nation,” said Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik while interacting with Indian Army troops and personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Border Roads Organization and state police at Walong in Anjaw district on Saturday. He exhorted the forces to be alert and uphold the gallant traditions of armed forces in guarding the sensitive borders. Advising them ways and means of border management, especially modern-day security design to keep the border safe and secure,…

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