Skilling Vs Employability | MGC begins skilling youth, HH targets NE

By A O News Service ITNAGAR, Apr 12:  As skill development of youth is key to make them employable to earn their livelihood, Mahatma Gandhi Centre (MGC) set up by Helping Hands (HH) founder Robin Hibu, present Delhi Police special commissioner, in remote Hong village in Lower Subansiri district, has initiated steps to skill the educated unemployed youth. In tune with an agreement signed between Helping Hands and Sikkim-based Medhavi Skills University, two experts, namely Mithel Kumar (international trade administration) and Parveen Kumar (technician) of the university arrived MGC on…

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Tama’s bail plea rejected

By Staff Reporter YUPIA, Apr 12: The District & Session Court here, after hearing bail petition of Tok Tama, accused in connection with death of Techi Neme Tok, despite registering strong protest from the family members, relatives and well-wishers, on Friday rejected his bail plea. The court was satisfied with the investigation officer of the case who had filed a strong charge sheet against the accused person,  Techi said and lauded  the court’s decision, saying “We believe in the judicial system and expecting exemplary punishment to the accused to ensure justice…

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Security at 25 inter-state check gates intensified

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 12: Arunachal Pradesh sharing boundary with Assam and Nagaland besides international borders with Bhutan is a sensitive state. Thus, in view of April 19 simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections security has been tightened at all 25 inter-state check gates. The police personnel posted in the gate are ensuring that neither unwanted elements nor restricted items, particularly arms and ammunition enter the state from outside, a senior police officer told this daily. The Likabali check gate (in picture) in Lower Siang district, located on the outskirts…

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Early Bird to hold bird walks to celebrate Earth Day-2024

ITANAGAR, Apr 12: The NGO Early Bird has planned to celebrate Earth Day-2024 by conducting eight bird walks led by naturalists in Agartala, Mysore, Panaji, Kolkata, Salem, Srinagar, Tirupati and New Delhi from 6.30 am on April 21. These walks are designed for children between 10 and 13 years of age and go beyond mere identification of birds. The walks would cover topics, like bird habitat, behaviour and life cycle besides games and activities for a holistic understanding of birds.  Those who wish to be part of the walk could register…

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BEd students conduct outreach programme

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 12: Aalo-based Teacher Training College fourth semester B.Ed students conducted an outreach programme in Kamki village of West Siang district on Friday by cutting hairs and colouring and  body massages of old residents. The event aimed at understanding role of education in social development and responsibility, particularly for tribal people, student T Taga told this daily. The event not only served as a platform for the villagers and students to communicate with each other,  but also  gave an opportunity to  B.Ed students to develop their…

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Villagers appraised of small saving schemes

PASIGHAT, April 12: An awareness campaign on rural savings was organized by East Siang district small savings office at interior Bodak village, few kms away from here, on Friday. Field publicity officer Okep Megu apprised the villagers about various small saving schemes and advantages of becoming a rural savings agent. Bodak village president Tanggom Tayeng, a senior citizen, while appreciating the organizers for their initiative requested for more such programmes to educate ignorant villagers. Treasury officer-cum-ex officio district small savings officer Tigul Megu were also present among the villagers and…

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SAI to conduct selection trial for archery  

ITANAGAR, Apr 12: A two-day selection trial would be conducted at Chimpu’s Sangey Lhaden Sports Complex (SLSC) from April 16 next for induction of talented archery athletes into National Centre of Excellence of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). Those are 14 years of age and above as on 01.01.24 are eligible. The intending candidates should be at least a medalist of district or state or national level championship in last two years and may reports with all certificates at the SLSC by 7 am, according to a SAI release.…

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APU holds Viksit Bharat prog on sectoral visions

PASIGHAT, Apr 12: Arunachal Pradesh University (APSU) vice chancellor Prof. Tomo Riba, addressing  a Viksit Bharat programme on sectoral visions, organized by the varsity in its campus here on Friday, highlighted about ‘individual social responsibilities’ and said that  institutions, individuals, communities and teachers could shoulder multifarious responsibilities simultaneously. The outcome would facilitate sustainability of the environment for future generations to survive on this earth, he said and encouraged the students to always volunteer to donate blood to contribute to the humanity without any expectation. The mankind has different roles and…

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2024 elections in Arunachal Pradesh | Major issues for ‘Battle of Ballots’

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Arunachal Pradesh is gearing up for simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections on April 19 with many key electoral issues, including infrastructure, border area development,  APPSC paper leakage ‘scam’ and corruption. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has already deployed general observers, who have been reaching their designated assembly constituencies, few by trekking tough hilly terrains, to hold meeting with officers on poll duty to prepare them to ensure hassle free elections. Anini assembly constituency general observer H.N Gopala Krishna is seen trekking through hilly terrains to…

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