Leaders’ right aptitude catapulting development: Shihan Tara

‘Consider joining politics’ Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar The khulja sim sim mantra seemingly has catapulted a new phase of development of treasure trove Arunachal Pradesh, like NEFA days’ workshop for all vehicles, later converted to power department SE office in A sector Naharlagun, saw a RCC building standing tall. When asked that statehood was granted in 1987 but why the process got delayed so long, Karate Association of India president Shihan Likha Tara said that the so-called leaders without knowing the meaning of democracy fought and won elections,…

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Young Arunachalees toeing Taro Chatung legacy

Beyong the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Journalism, particularly electronic, is very in-secured with ‘do or die’ as survival mantra. Thus, many while even rising in their career graph never hesitate to quit and join any secured job. This profession is neither well paid, nor rewarding in small states like Arunachal Pradesh where media awareness on challenges of the job is poor. A Face in the Crowd This profession demands commitment and hard work to survive on the face of cut-throat competition. Still many dare to jump into to this profession…

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Will patriotism fall victim again like 2017?

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar A jawan while proceeding to China border en-route Arunachal Pradesh gave a call to all Indians to boycott China and Chinese products to reflect patriotism, “though the road is bad, but we are proceeding in a mini truck via Palin & Koloriang upto the point where the road would end for us to travel by foot,” he smilingly said. This was flashed by Zee News by editor-in-chief Sudhir Chaudhury on Friday night. His video reflecting patriotism would not be viral the was BSF jawan…

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Ground zero reality of Indo-China stand-off brought to limelight

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar India-China relations have come to a never before flashpoint as culmination of decades of wrong China policy pursued by India since  first Chinese aggression of 1962 which killed 20 Indian soldiers including a colonel triggered  oin June 14-15 night in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, writes columnist Barun Das Gupta. India attained independence in 1947 while China in 1949. The new leader of Communist China, Mao Zedong was a totally unknown figure in the comity of nations. It was Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru,…

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Charaibiti jiyo hazar saal…Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi!

Unique record inked Translating Bodhicharyavatara, written by Shantideva, a famous scholar and yogi of India in 8th century, in five years and to be published soon his undoubtedly his greatest achievement in life. Shantideva, a prince who became a monk and studied in legendary Nalanda University and always very devoted to Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom. He had recited it from his mind, as per university record.   Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar No one ever dreamt that Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, who was born 69 years ago on this…

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Predictions match opinions on India’s natural disasters-III

By Pradep Kumar The predictions of various Indian panchangs (annual astronomical almanac) and opinions of experts on natural disasters facing the country have uncanny similarities but is India prepared? After publishing – COVID-19 alarm bell for climate change, more outbreaks likely: Science historian (May 22, Arunachal Observer) and Severe natural disaster to follow Coronavirus  (May 26, Arunachal Observer, by quoting  Pundit Ram Avatar Sharma of Naharlagun E-sector Shiva temple with quote from Kashi Vishwanah  panchang), Pundit Harish Sharma of same temple quoting Rajasthan panchang said that the time from March…

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IAF eyes ‘invisible men’ home Lali Ane | Will GoAP act against bombing residential areas?

By Pradeep Kumar Lali Ane in Nyishi dialect (Lali – enormous, magnificent, or confluence of mountain peak and Ane – Mother) means – Mother of Mountain and associated with many myths and legends. It is believed to be once home of many Nyishi clans. But over the years, they migrated to Papum-Pare and East Kameng districts. Interestingly, the area itself is believed to be home to ‘invisible men’ (Mig-Mir/Mire/Dimi-Taayang) by the locals. The houses-like flat rock formations found in the area are believed to be their houses. This is not…

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Giving new thrust to Arunachal Pradesh economy-II

Trendsetter DC Takuk Siang deputy commissioner Rajiv Takuk who was the first to set up a gate at Likablai as EAC and collected about Rs one core to earn applause could be made GMD secretary to implement his past experiences to enrich state coffer. There should be revenue section in finance department to keep track of earning which many states including Arunachal do not have. But, this new district has a revenue cell and its monthly earning is intimately to the GoAP monthly. The Vehicle Location Tracking (VLT) devices, whose…

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‘Mera Bharat Mahan’ spirit to beat China in global trade war

By Pradeep Kumar The response to my – China deceived to spread COVID-19, Arunachal needs to lead by rejecting Chinese product – published in April 21 edition of this daily, is much beyond expectation as the same hatred for the communist nation with its String of Pearls or geopolitical theory to encircle India and threaten its power, trade and territorial integrity stirred the Indian psyche. My logic was “Arunachal Pradesh, the eastern most sensitive state bordering China, is known for patriotic spirit of its people who greet each other with ‘Jai Hind’,…

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Traffic jam by peacock flock goes viral, India’s longest flyover in offing 

By Pradeep Kumar The peacocks open up their feathers before rain or dance with swinging feathers to attract peahens to mate. Peacocks mate mainly during April to September. But peacocks in flock opening up feathers on busy highway not to attract  peahens but to cause traffic is exceptional. Peacocks flocking on a road, captured in a video on May 17 last by IFS officer Parveen Kaswan – went viral. Captioned – Amazing traffic jam by the national bird – the video taken received more than 24,000 likes from nature lovers. Though unimaginable…

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