‘Vast career scope for girls in BRO’ 

AEE Goswami          Dr Chandel Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar “The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) offers vast scope to women as many engineers and doctors have been working with this reputed organization to serve our motherland,” Project Arunank assistant executive engineer Anindita Goswami said. “I have been working with full satisfaction and concentrating in works now for my career growth,” she told this editor in an exclusive interview here on Sunday and expressed her indebtedness to BRO superintending engineer S C Looniya for constantly guiding her…

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Arunachal girls justify adage ‘hum kisise kum nehi’

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Paragliding, one of the four sports disciplines, was added to three-day 3rd State Olympic Games-2020 that concluded at Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy at Chimpu on Monday but witnessed young Arunachalee girls proving their supremacy again. Paragliding, shooting, sport climbing and basketball were new additions raising the number of sports categories to 15, as announced by Arunachal Pradesh Olympic Association (organizing committee) secretary general Abraham K Techi. Paragliding is a recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders (lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure). The…

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Dr Minu – Arunachalee daughter with a global identity

By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon Boxer Dr Minu Tadang, presently serving as associate professor of RGU, who has been an Indian face in various national and global events, loves to identify herself as an Indian. “I have discarded my Nyishi or Arunachalee identify long ago,” she told this editor without mincing any words while remaining busy as competition director of ongoing three-day 3rd state level Olympic Games. There are numerous hidden talents in Arunachal Pradesh who need adequate infrastructures and coaches to sharp their skills to excel in regional,…

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Smart meters only to check unbilled electricity loss: Expert

·         India losing Rs one lakh crore a year Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Smart meters are a critical element for future health of power sector as average billing efficiency in India is 83%, Union Power Ministry’s Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) MD Saurabh Kumar, said in an exclusive interview. This means that 17% of the electricity is not billed for, what to talk of revenue collection. This 17% means a staggering loss of Rs 100,000 crore, equivalent to India’s education budget for 2020, if per-unit cost @ Rs 5…

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Dry rivers indicate alarming groundwater situation in Arunachal

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Decreasing water level of prominent rivers or their dry tributaries that criss-cross the length and breadth of this Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh is an indicator of alarming groundwater level. Many tributaries were dry with their stony base with grown up grasses were visible while water levels of prominent rivers Dibang, Koronu, xxx were very low except of Siang. This was found while travelling along NH-13 from Chowkham to Pasighat via Roing, Dambuk and Mebo on March 9 last. The multi-coloured forest was enticing…

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Ballerina Cavaco icon of ‘As you sow so shall you reap’!

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar While deeply pondering as to why vice chancellor Prof Saket Khswaha attempted to introduce ballet dance in Rajiv Gandhi University by inviting American ballerina Ammy Darwin, I surprisingly came across professional ballerina Brittany Cavaco, who keeps inspiring thousands of people on social media to start appreciating ballet as a form of contemporary dance. Her Instagram @TheBallerina speaks for itself with her 200,000+ followers. My soul steered to utter ‘Wahoo’…! I was reminded of ballerina Darwin, who taught the unique dance to 40 RGU students and…

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Indonesian proves ‘Good deeds never go unrewarded’

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Few foreign nationals working for greater interest of India were given due recognition with present central Govt deciding to confer Padma Award on them. Indonesia social worker Agus Indra Udayana is among the 108 Padam Shri awardees announced on January 25 last. A noted Gandhian running an ashram in Bali Island has been consistently promoting Gandhian values by taking part in various national and international forums on nurturing democracy, religious harmony through inter-faith dialogue and education. He frequently attends various events in different parts…

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RGU heading for a new era after 37 years

Darwin, flanked by Maltesh & Burman By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) vice chancellor Prof Saket Khuswaha plans to help young Arunachalees students to tune their inborn dance feats to classical form the way American ballet dancer Ammy Darwin attempted to draw a parlance between traditional and western style dances. The plan to introduce performing arts in department of music and fine arts (DoMFA) is a clear indication of the future vision of the VC, who on his arrival had categorically told this editor to do…

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Birds – most talented melodious singers of the nature!

Anmol dharatiki anoka chidiya Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar WhatSaap, founded in 2009 by former Yahoo employees Brian Action & Jan Koum of South America, to turn world’s most popular messaging application by 2015 with over 1.5 billion users worldwide by February 2018. It is an educator too  being the primary means of communication in multiple countries, including Latin America, India, Pakistan and large parts of Europe, including the United Kingdom, Spain & France. I got the picture of a unique bird in WhatSaap posted by someone that forced me to go…

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Assembly session mirrored ‘Team Arunachal’ spirit

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Is a new dawn in offing? The four-day Assembly session concluded on Friday mirroring spirit of ‘Team Arunachal’, conceived by former governor (Retd) J J Singh, as highlighted by me in this column in February 2009. Though I have been attending Assembly session to present proceedings in AIR since 1988 but last session reflected meaningful discussions with valuable inputs while Chief Minister Pema Khandu has adopted his father former CM, late Dorjee Khandu’s style of brief reply to the point.  The credit for reviving…

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