Tai Khamti language text books | DyCM releases for primary and upper primary classes

NAMSAI, Dec 29: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein released Tai Khamti language text books for primary and upper primary classes during valedictory function of a four-day workshop on compiling Tai Khamti books at Multipurpose Cultural Hall here on Friday. The event was organized by Tai Khamti Literary Board (TKLB) and Tai Khamti Language Experts (TKLEs) under aegis of Tai Khamti Heritage and Literary Society (TKHLS) in collaboration with state education department. Mein, in his address, lauded tremendous efforts of various concerns, particularly TLLEs, TKLB and TKHLS members in developing textbooks…

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Jatayu appears as devotes prepare for Lord Ram idol consecration in Ayodhya

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar When uncounted devotees across India are impatiently waiting for pranpratistha of Lord Sriram idol scheduled on January 22 in magnificent Ram Temple at Ayodhya which is being given finishing touch, an old bird looking like Jatayu of Ramayan era has landed in a village about 250-km away from Kanpur as flashed by Nababharat Digital Channel and doing rounds in social media. The bird dumbfounded hundreds of people who assembled to see the unique avian species and the news spread like a wildfire. Many tried…

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4 houses in Papu Nallah gutted by fire, PNMWC seeks GoAP relief

By Nipjyoti Kalita NAHARLAGUN, Dec 29: A devastating midnight fire on December 26-27 wreaked havoc in Papu Nallah near Papu Park here reducing three SPT houses and one kutcha house to ashes of Tabia Tana, Tania Laring, Toli Angu, and Daju Sherpa, who have been left to grapple with their huge losses. Though there was no report of any casualty in the fire mishap, Itanagar Capital Complex DC or his representative had neither visited the spot nor released any relief payment, rued the frustrated victims. Papu Nallah Market Welfare Committee…

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BRO ADG-E Singh inspects key projects in Arunachal

GUWAHATI, Dec 28: With the Centre intending to accelerate construction of infrastructures and roads to Indo-China border, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) additional director general (East) PKH Singh inspected ongoing projects during his two-day trip to Arunachal Pradesh. Accompanied with Project Brahmank chief engineer, Singh inspected and assessed progress of Aalo-Tato-Menchukha axis being executed by 44 Border Roads Task Force (BRTF). While reviewing key projects, he also interacted with field staff and stressed BRO’s commitment to strengthen connectivity of the region for speedy socio-economic development of border residents. He lauded efforts…

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Faith plays pivotal role in guiding society: Guv

IFCSAP Ratna Award conferred on Thongchi ITANAGAR, Dec 28: Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik, addressing 24th foundation day celebration of Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) as Chief Guest here on Thursday, or said that faith plays a pivotal role in guiding the society. He called for preservation and promotion of state’s traditional faith system as their continuation would promote harmony, self belief and amity. Expressing deep concern as indigenous faiths of small tribes facing threat of extinction due to outside influence, he asked IFCSAP to protect…

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AD lauded for hosting body building physique event single handedly

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 26: The national AD Classic Body Building Physique Show and Healthy Lifestyle Exhibition, conducted by one AD single handedly received kudos from all quarters as it was an excellent event reflecting commitment of all participants. Organised in Hotel Sunrise at Himachal Pradesh’s Unnao on December 24 with Aunachalee body builder Paklu Taipodia, winner of Ms World, Ms Asia and Ms Internal titles, as chief guest, it saw participation of 1,100 body builders from across the country in 11 categories, One Suresh Kumar from…

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DC Potom calls for health check up of students of all ICC schools

By Nipjyoti Kalita NAHARLAGUN, Dec 28: Itanagar Capital Complex DC Talo Potom has advocated thorough health check up of Govt and private schools in the ICC reflecting his commitment towards well-being of students. Addressing student and teachers of Pachin Colony Govt secondary school here on Thursday, he advocated collective ownership and urged students and public to treat Govt properties as their own. The ICC district administration (DA), led by DC and DDSE ST Zara, in collaboration with SMC members and officials, distributed 50 sets of benches and desks to the…

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AEKDSU serves ultimatum to arrest culprits who burnt bitumen machine

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Dec 28: The All East Kameng District Students’ Union (AEKDSU) on Thursday served a seven-day ultimatum to district administration to arrest culprits involved in burning down of bitumen machine on Wednesday night. The bitumen machine stationed 2-km away from Seppa town was burned down by miscreants, AEKDSU general secretary Abar Riang informed. The district people have been demanding early completion of North Eastern Council (NEC) funded Seppa-Chayang Tajo road pending since long. But burning down of machine has halted ongoing works, he said. that an FIR…

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APSLSA conducts PoSH Act training

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) conducted a day-long legal awareness-cum-PoSH training for members of NGO Northeast Initiative Development Agency (NEIDA), currently operating in rural livelihoods, safe drinking water, sanitation, forest-based livelihoods and sports promotion in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland. The training mainly focused on protection of women from sexual harassment at workplace under Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act, 2013. Resource person Adv. Kamin Danggen highlighted the above Act stressing importance of forming internal complaints committee under PoSH Act as directed…

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INC always kept people’s interest first: Pario

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: The Indian National Congress proud of its illustrious history and legacy as the party to represent India’s mufti-cultural, multilingual and multi-religious population for always placing interest of people first, said former minister-cum-former CLP leader Takam Pario. He was addressing rank and file of the party during party’s 139th foundation day celebration by Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on Thursday after hoisting INC flag. He said that “The INC is the party which led freedom struggle and guided India in the path of…

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