Physiotherapist family on vacation in Arunachal | Spots Giant Shrike on way to Sangtesar Lake

Being first sighting in India calls for survey By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 13: Arunachal Pradesh, justifying its synonym as ‘Nature’s Trove’, springs up one after another surprise for bird lovers and ornithologists. A physiotherapist on vacation in the state had spotted a bird, called Giant Shrike, first sighting in India, which clearly indicated that many birds from different countries are attracted to this Himalayan state in search of greener pasture. Agency reports from Mumbai: In a first record of its sighting in India, the Giant Shrike –…

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APWWS seeks DC Mehta’s urgent steps to combat trafficking of minor girls

ITANAGAR, May 13: A team of Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Welfare Society (APWWS) led by president Kani Nada Maling submitted a representation to Itanagar Capital Region DC Shweta Nagarkoti Mehta on Monday requesting urgent actions to combat trafficking of minor girls. The APWWS, as an apex women’s organization dedicated to safeguarding the rights and welfare of women and girls in Arunachal Pradesh, is deeply concerned about recent incident that has brought to light the alarming issue of trafficking of minor girls for illegal activities within the ICR. The gravity of this situation…

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RGU: ICMR funded Multistate Project on Suicide Risk Reduction launched

RONO HILLS, May 13: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) launched a New Delhi’s Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) funded Multistate Project on Suicide Risk Reduction and Improving Mental well-being here on Monday. Chairing the inaugural-cum-consultative meeting, vice-chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha congratulated the team for initiating the important project. While explaining about importance of the project in the area of mental health, he said that RGU is  conducting multiple projects on mental health sponsored by various Govt agencies and stressed on importance of working in a collaborative manner to utilise the…

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Strengthen bonhomie between civilians & troops: Guv to GOC

ITANAGAR, May 13: Governor Lt. General (Retd)  K T Parnaik discussed overall security scenario  along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), development of Vibrant Border Village (VBV) and strengthening bonhomie between civilian population and the troops stationed in Arunachal Pradesh with 56 Infantry Division General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General Akaash Johar, who called on the former at Raj Bhavan here on Monday. Parnaik lauded Indian Army’s contribution for the wellbeing and security of people living in and around the deployment areas. He suggested their collaborative contribution in developing border…

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ICR records 117 dog bite cases, DC issues advisory

By AO News Service ITANAGAR, May 13: Itanagar Capital Region (ICR) DC Shweta Nagarkoti Mehta has issued advisory after total 117 dog bite cases were reported within ICR in past one week as per DMO report. She said that there are large numbers of unvaccinated stray dogs in the ICR. Thus, in a public advisory, she said “It has been brought to the notice of the undersigned that the incidents of dog bite cases in the twin capital city is in a steep surge over the past one week. The…

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Training imparted for vote counting 

AALO, May 13: Arunachal West Parliamentary constituency returning officer-cum-West Siang DEO for Liromoba, Along West and Along East assembly constituencies conducted training on counting of votes here on Monday. Total 136 designated ROs, AROs and officers for vote counting, besides ADC Mabi Taipodia and Dy.DEO T.Riba, were given training on PB, ETPBS, EVMs and VVPAT. Master trainer Kento Ngomdir gave the training through PowerPoint to ensure 100% error free counting. The same training will be given on May 20, 27, 30 and 31. The counting of votes of assembly on…

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7th National Mix Martial Art Champ | Arunachal’s Asum Tamut wins gold; Taipodia, Righi & Taku bronze medals

RAIPUR, May 13: Asum Tamut from Lileng village in Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh has clinched a gold medal on Sunday in the 7th National Mix Martial Art Championship held at Raipur’s Balbir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium in Chattisgarh. She defeated her Chattisgarh competitor, Priyanshi Baghel, in final match of the MMA Senior Female Strawweight in 52.2-kg category. Born to Taying Tamut and Oseng Jerang Tamut, Tamut has been honing her skills at Itanagar Abrasumente MMA Academy under the tutelage of coaches Higio Tarak and Ning Gogoi. Alongside Tamut, Yumter…

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Obinam Taloh wins Judges’ Special Prize

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 13: Class-V student Obinam Taloh, showing her Judges’ Special Prize for ‘Soru Bihuwoti’ competition, which she had received during the concluding function of two-day Kristi Kendra Rangali Bihu Celebration-2024 at Si-Donyi ground here on Saturday evening. She was the lone Arunachalee among large number of prize winners of essay writing,  speech, drawing and dance competitions conducted earlier to mark the occasion. 20

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Arunachal to host 2-day maiden event | Paklu Taipodia Classic National Bodybuilding & Fitness Champ

NAHARLAGUN, May 17: Internationally famous bodybuilder Paklu Taipodia would be hosting two-day Paklu Taipodia Classic National Bodybuilding & Fitness Championship at community hall of Art & culture director here from August 24. Arunachal Pradesh would be hosting this national championship for the first time with the patronage of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, lawmakers Techi Kaso (Itanagar), Techi Rotu (Sagalee), Mama Natung (Seppa West) besides union minister Kiren Rijiju and MP Tapir Gao besides many others. Few hundred athletes from across the country are expected to…

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AAKAWS holds plantation drive on 4-km NH-13 stretch

AALO, May 13: Members of All Angu Kamsi Ao Welfare Society (AAKAWS) along with villagers conducted plantation drive along four-km stretch of National Highway-13. The saplings and other materials were purely contributed by senior members of Angu-Kamsi clan for the drive organized by the AAKAWS. The drive aimed at beatifying and making the area environment friendly. Thus, the AAKWS exhorted the public to protect and look after the planted trees for the benefit of one and all.  (DIPRO) 20

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