APPSC chairman urged to consider PAJSC demands

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 29: Pan-Arunachal Joint Steering Committee (PAJSC) on Monday urged present Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) chairman Prof. Pradip Lingfa to consider its demands and suggestions within one week. Talking to media persons at APC, PAJSC vice chairman Tadak Nalo said despite written assurance by Chief Minister Pema Khandu on February 18 last year, the state Govt has partly addressed the demands, which needs and action taken report nedds introspection. Thus, PAJSC demands immediate revocation of forced retirement and termination of former APPSC deputy controller of…

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Narottam Nagar RKMS adds new chapter | Lowang inaugurates artistic Vivek Dwar and STEM lab

DEOMALI, Jan 29: PHE&WS, DoTCL Minister Wangki Lowang inaugurated Vivek Dwar and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lab set up by Infosys Foundation at Narottam Nagar’s Ramakrishna Mission School (RKMS) here on Monday. Vivek Dwar, a meticulously crafted archway by skilled artisans of North India, stands as an emblem of aesthetic excellence and cultural heritage. Its inauguration signifies integration of traditional craftsmanship to become another tourist attraction to existing statues and gardens. Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission assistant general secretary Swami Balabhadrananda, who presided over the function, flanked by…

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Pay remaining TAH land compensation: PTHADC

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 29: The Palin Town Highway Affected Deprived Committee (PTHADC) on Monday appraised the authority to disburse remaining land compensation of Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) from 50 to 97-km of Joram-Koloriang road under Kra Daadi district. Committee chairman Khyoda Anarji, during a press conference on Monday, claimed that the authorities were yet to disburse full land compensation and claimed that Rs 62.28 crore were sanctioned as  land compensation by National Highways & Insfrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHDICL). Anarji also said that the then Kra Daadi DC and district land…

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Beware of foods you eat not to get incurable disease!

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Despite advancement of health science to cure rising number of diseases, but acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), Hepatitis-B, cancer, dementia, alzheimer, motor neurone, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, blood pressure, advanced lung, heart, kidney and liver diseases, to name a few, are still incurable. On 15.04.23, Bhubaneswar-based AIIMS and IIT have signed a MoU to promote academic and research collaboration in various areas of health and technology by integrating medical science with cutting-edge technology for providing a better and more equipped healthcare service. This collaboration in advancing…

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State level workshop-cum-training link women-led SHGs with BJP: Trainers

ITANAGAR, Jan 29: National BJMM vice president Rakha Verma addressing state level workshop-cum-training here on Monday, said that Shakti Vandhan Mahila Swayam Sahayata Samuh (SVMSSS) and NGO Sampark Abhiyan are very important and being organised across the country on mission mode. The efforts of self help groups (SHGs) for uplift of women with Govt loan and subsidy for various schemes and projects are welcome step, she said and  said that more than one crore SHGs are working in that direction and suggested to connect every SHG with the party. She…

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Memorial Football Tourney begins

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jan 29: The 3rd edition of Late Kangir Jamoh Memorial Football Tournament was kicked off at outdoor stadium here on Monday amidst huge crowd. Total nine teams are taking part in this prestigious tournament, organised by East Siang District Football Association (DFA), under the aegis of Arunachal Pradesh Football Association (APFA). Chief Guest councillor Oyin Gao and guest of honour ZPM Ogam Mengu inaugurated the tournament in presence of guests APFA advisor Gechi Doke, East Siang District Olympics Association president Tamat Gamoh and former DFA president General…

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World Elders of 30 nations gather | Indigenous people converted with Edn & health care: CM

Ancient wisdom key to peace: RSS chief DIBRUGARH, Jan 28:  “The indigenous faiths have suffered the worst in current intolerant and strife torn world and it is our duty to nurture them. We must preserve these belief systems as they are deeply committed to environment. They have been living in harmony with nature from time immemorial,” said Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma. Addressing inaugural function of 8th triennial conference of Elders of Ancient Traditions & Cultures under International Centre For Cultural Studies (ICCS) in Shiksha Valley School campus…

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Kokrajhar Literature Festival to develop young minds: Sona

KOKRAJHAR, Jan 28: Arunachal Assembly Speaker and Chairman of CPA India Region Zone-III, P.D. Sona inaugurated 3rd edition of Kokrajhar Literature Festival here on Saturday. The event, themed ‘Exploring Limitless Horizons’, focusing on discussions related to governance and sustainable management, drew 180 poets and writers representing eight countries, including Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Estonia, Kenya, Bangladesh and Bhutan. Sona, in his address, lauded efforts of organizing committee in fostering cultural exchange and intellectual discourse and stressed the festival’s role in uniting diverse voices and promoting a shared appreciation for…

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Road march & physical exercises mark RSS foundation’s 99th year

By A O News Services BALASORE, Jan 28: The saffron flag of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) flew in the air as over 500 young and old RSS members marched along 3.5-km main thoroughfare of this 196-old town to the tune of band and bugle on Sunday. People stood on both sides of the road to watch with keenness while women at various places blew conch and threw flowers, mainly on the saffron flag, during annual district convention to showcase valour of RSS, which marked 99 years since it was founded by…

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Union minister visits Namsai takes stock of Nasha Mukt Abhiyan

NAMSAI, Jan 28: Union Social Justice & Empowerment Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar, who made maiden visit to Namsai on Sunday, visited Golden Pagoda, made surprise inspection of Chongkham GHSS to take account of Nasha Mukt Abhiyan, interacted with the students, youth and representatives of Chongkham Mahila Welfare Society (CMWS) and Brahma Kumaris. While apprising the minister about positive impact of Nasha Mukt Abhiyan in the district, DC C. R Khampa said that there are 12 de-addiction operational centres in district now. Thus, Dr Kumar visited one de-addiction centre run by Chongkham…

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