Changing centre-state funding criteria to boost food processing sector: Bagra

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Few industries have come up in Arunachal Pradesh during last two decades by its status as a non-industrial state for long could change with the initiatives of present state Govt that too with an engineer-turned politician Tumke Bagra heading the Industries portfolio. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had considered industrialisation as the key to alleviating poverty as it not only promised self sufficiency for the nation after gaining independence, but also offered external economies accruing from technical progress. Thus, the present Govt should take bold steps…

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Karmanye Vadhikaraste, Ma phaleshou kada chana

Janmashtami celebration at Naharalgun A sector Shiva temple Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Arunachal Pradesh joined rest of India in celebrating Janmashtami, birthday of Sri Krishna with great devotion and enthusiasm. Sri Krishna was born in a prison in the custody of demon king Kansa. Vasudev, his father thought of his friend Nand, King of Vrindavan, and escaped from the jail with Sri Krishna to hand over the child to him to save him from the clutch of Kansa. Krishna grew up there and finally killed King Kansa, his…

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Indian women social reformers who catapulted social changes 

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Indian women of different generations have proven their strength and independence by making amazing contributions in various walks of life for the society to benefit. Indian women have always been an epitome of beauty, strength, and intelligence. One of the major contributors to the Indian society has been the active participation of some very focused and dedicated women. The women activists have played a significant role in eradicating many social evils to shine as beacons of hope. Some of them have displayed exemplary devotion…

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Photography: Camera obscura to digital camera

Former PM India Gandhi in Ziro in 1959,Arunachal Photography Club member Tadar Anu indicating an exhibited photo on 19.08.19 Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar The word “photography” was created from the Greek roots “light” and “representation by means of lines” or “drawing”, together meaning “drawing with light”. The first use of the word by Franco-Brazilian inventor became widely known after the research of Boris Kossoy in 1980. Inventors Nicephore Niepce, Henry Fox Talbot and Louis Daguerre seem not to have known or used the word “photography. German newspaper Vossische Zeitung of 25.02.1839 contained an article…

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Bollywood eyes enchanting Arunachal to shoot films

Beyond the Horizon By Prdeep Kumar Actor Vicky Kaushal, who is preparing for biopic of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, was with Army soldiers in first week of August along Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh while filming for NDTV’s Jai Jawan. Sharing a picture of himself with some Army jawans from Tawang, he wrote: “Elated to be getting an opportunity to spend a few days with our Indian Army posted at 14,000ft altitude along Indo-China border of Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.” Vicky is seen all smiles in the picture with his hands folded as…

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Doctors have multi-faceted social responsibilities: Dr Jini

By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon Doctors occupy  a special  position in the society hence have multifaceted social responsibilities much  beyond  the call of their noble professional duty, TRIMHS director Dr Moji Jini told the second batch medical students in their 2nd day of  induction class lecture. The lecture class was almost a psychological treatment administered to the would-be doctors to enable them mentally to face the challenges as successful professionals with multiple roles in the society. Doctors as physicians  have mainly two responsibilities – Physician’s Professional Responsibility (PPR) and…

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Vijoynagar road to be harbinger of tourism

Road is my dream: Mossang Completion of 156-km Miao-Vijoynagar road would give a new thrust to tourism, Miao MLA-cum-UD Minister Kamlung Mossang, who represents that area, reiterating his dream to connect the road on priority to improve communication. The road would not only protect flora and fauna of NNP for posterity while maintaining ecological balance but also would give a new thrust to state tourism. Now it takes about 4 to 6 days by foot march to reach Vijoynagar from Miao. Appreciating the keen interest shown by Governor Brig (Retd)…

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Enough jamin & hardworking jarus can catapult ‘New Arunachal’

Green tea marketer Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar With fast changing time simpleton Arunachalees are learning the mantras not only to earn decent livelihood but to go beyond the border in search of greener pastures. Though many have succeeded in doing so, newcomers in the field are learning faster. The workshop on ‘capacity building and export awareness’, conducted by trade and commerce team led by secretary Oink Panyang, would not only accelerate the process but would serve more than what meet the eyes. It is a sheer coincidence that…

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Indo-China border roads to be complete on time: Naik

·         Timely completion of hilly lifeline laudable: Tashi Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Reacting to Thursday’s announcement of Union MoS for Defence Shripad Naik and BRO DG Lt. Gen. Harpal Singh  that key road projects along the India-China border would be completed within the deadline, lawmaker Jambay Tashi welcomed the move as hill people face greatest problems for transportation of men and materials. His constituency Lumla spreads up to Zemithang and T Gonpa along China border that witnessed 1962 Chinese aggression. Responding to questions on ongoing road works by Border Roads Organisation (BRO),…

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History needs to record glorious 1962 chapter

*Martyr Thapa news made a difference: Nalo Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar “Oh lawmaker, you are from Tama Chum Chung ridge, located in Upper Subansiri district bordering China, which had witnessed tactical fighting between jawans of China’s People’s Liberation Army and Indian Army during 1962 war,” – was the reply to Tourism Minister Nakap Nalo who was inquisitive as to why many media persons were approaching to interview him. Admitting that he was born in Orak village under Lemiking circle where the memorial of 1962 martyr Shere Thapa of…

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