VC: Make APU atmosphere conducive for research works  

PASIGHAT, Apr 25: Commerce department of Arunachal Pradesh University (APU) organized a seminar, themed ‘Issues and challenges of business organisation in contemporary period’ here on Thursday. Appreciating the presenters of various papers, vice chancellor Prof. Tomo Riba advised the teaching faculties to make a conducive atmosphere for the research work in the University. He also told students to be interested in businesses rather than solely focus on government jobs. Registrar Narmi Darang highlighted importance of departmental seminars which could motivate students to become good researchers and teaching professionals. Assistant Prof…

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16 DPGC students join heritage walk

KAMKI, Apr 25: History department of Donyi-Polo Govt. College (DPGC) here conducted a heritage walk, themed ‘Oral Tradition Project: Storytelling for Social Change’ at Rupin village in Kamba circle of West Siang district on Thursday. The walk aimed at understanding role of storytelling in driving social change and to foster intergenerational sharing of knowledge on intangible cultural heritage through storytelling. Total 16 students of VI semester (history major) who walked, coordinated by assistant professor Duli Ete, went to Rupin village residence of local Donyi-Polo priestess-cum-traditional healer Tumyir Sora Karga. The…

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DBC-APCA free multispecialty health camp benefits 265 patients

By Nip J Kalita JOLLANG, Apr 25: The Don Bosco College (DBC) in collaboration with medical wing of Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association (APCA) organized a free multispecialty health camp in its campus on Thursday as part of its NSS cell’s annual special camp,  a commendable initiative aimed at bolstering community healthcare. About 265 patients from Jollang and neighboring areas, like BPL Colony and Chimpu, immensely benefitted from the camp, conducted by healthcare professionals, including Dr. Rina Ronya, APCA medical wing president, TRIHMS specialists and dentists. Former state chief minister Nabam…

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74% turnout in re-polling | Daring teams did well: Babu

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 24: Re-polling in eight booths in various parts of the state was conducted smoothly, said OSD to Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Toko Babu, adding receiving reports was posing challenge due to tele-communication hazard as many booths are located in far-flung areas. The polling stations were: 1) 40-Sairo under Bameng assembly constituency of East Kameng district; 2) 13- Langte Loth under Nypain assembly constituency of Kurunq Kumey district; 3) 22-Dingser, 4) 33-Bogia Siyum, 5) 34-Jimbari and 6) 45-Lengi under Nacho assembly constituency of Upper…

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Hanuman Janmostasva celebration concludes

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Apr 24: The three-day annual Hanuman Janmostasva celebration under the banner of Shri Hanuman Janmostasva Celebration Committee (SHJCC) concluded at E-sector Shiv Temple here with purnahuti (complete offering away of oneself) on late Tuesday night. Hundreds of devotees joined Kamal Bajaj couple during purnahuti to offer obeisance to Sankatmochan with hymns by priests Ram Avatar Shrma, Nanda Kishore Upadhyay, Harish Sharma and Yogesh Sharma renting the air. The Bhajan Sandhya began with recitation of Sundar Kand by Sarad Anand and Ayushmaan from Kolkata and…

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Lt. Gen Sanjeev saluted for his benevolent service to humanity

WAKRO, Apr 23: The Anu Shiksha Seva Trust (ASSET) saluted benevolent leadership of Lt Gen Sanjeev Chauha, who voluntarily shouldered the responsibility of educating two orphan girls, besides by reaching out to elders in need of care during a function here on Tuesday. Wakro ADC A.J. Lungphi, who handed over cheques to three elders at Beena Ghose Roy Enclave in presence of host of dignitaries, lauded Indian Army for making such impact in rural Arunachal Pradesh and for its yeoman service rendered to the people. The initiatives aimed at conveying…

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Guv greets on Gumkum Gumpa, Moh Mol Fests

ITANAGAR, Apr 24: Governor Lt. General (Retd) K.T. Parnaik has greeted Arunachal Pradesh people on Gumkum Gumpa and Moh Mol festivals. The Puroik community celebrates Gumkum Gumpa while Tangsa tribe celebrates Moh Mol. In his message, the governor said that Arunachal Pradesh comprises numerous tribes, among which the Puroik community holds significant importance though traditional customs, development initiatives reached this community belatedly. I earnestly hope that Puroik brethren will proactively pursue education, prioritize health and access benefits of all Govt schemes. The Moh-Mol, an agricultural festival that signifies end of…

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Meet reviews South West monsoon preparedness

CHANGLANG, Apr 24: A meeting attended by all HoDS and administrative officers of Changlang district, chaired by DC Vishal Sah, was conducted here Wednesday to discuss preparedness for South West monsoon. Sah took stock of preparedness planned by all departments, particularly the inventories at their disposal, assets maintained by them and their current status. Sah advised all departments concerned to keep buffer stock of food grains to last the monsoon period, sufficient stock of essential medicines, constitute rapid response teams, clear all clogged drains,  identify and trim old and vulnerable…

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BRO to complete AFH stretch on time: DG 

Inspects Project Brahmank works ITANAGAR, Apr 23: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) is committed to strengthen connectivity and socio-economic development of sensitive border state of Arunachal Pradesh, said its Director General (DG) Lt Gen Raghu Srinivasan while interacting with the troops and labouorers executing road projects under Project Brahmank. Accompanied with Project Brahmank chief engineer A K Mishra and 44 Border Road Task Force (BRTF) commander Col BPS Tomar, the DG, during his four-day visit during April 18 to 21, inspected works of strategic Kaying-Tato- Menchukha axis being executed by…

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Lego conveys gratitude to PM Modi for recognizing her lifelong dedication

Guv congratulates on winning Padma Shri By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 23: Arunachal herbalist Yanung Jamoh Lego was bestowed with Padma Shri, fourth-highest civilian award of India, by President Droupadi Murmu in Rastrpati Bhawan on Monday in “recognition for lifelong dedication. After being conferred with the prestigious award, Lego, while talking to media persons, conveyed her gratitude and said that she has finally received recognition for her lifelong dedication to traditional healing practices. “I am happy that I received it. I have reached here by working hard. I have…

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