Women prepare for Nyirmen Festival

AALO, Oct 14: Galo women of West Siang district conducted various competitions aimed at infusing a sense of pride and patronage for traditional language among the young generations on the eve of Nyirmen Festival at Gumin Kiin here on Sunday. Their sports activities included traditional thread binding competition, musical chairs and needle race besides a quick fire quiz competition on original Galo language for higher and secondary school students, conducted by Er. Kirba Sora. Nyirmen Festival is hailed as a dawn of New Year for womanhood since time immemorial when…

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Cleanest village prize money hiked to Rs 3 lakh: Tayeng

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Oct 14:  Mebo MLA-cum-advisor to chief minister Lombo Tayeng has enhanced the prize money from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 3 lakh for cleanest village from next year to encourage more villages of constituency his to join Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan (SBA). After Raling village was selected as cleanest village of Mebo sub-division for 2018, Tayeng handed over Rs 2 lakh cash award and addressing the villagers on Sunday said that it aimed at fulfilling the goal of SBA, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A committee,…

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11th T Chai Running Memorial Trophy | United Loiliang FC reclaims title

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Oct 12: Defending champion United Loiliang FC (ULFC) emerged winner of 11th T Chai Memorial Running Football Tournament-2018 by beating Tezu Bazaar FC (TBFC) by 2/0 goals in the final match at Jubilee ground here of Friday. Players of both the teams begun aggressively trying to score but neither side could score in the first half. After few minutes of half time, Rocky Yun of United Loiliang FC scored the goal. TBFC failed in its several attempts when Yun netted another goal 10 minutes before the whistle…

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Master trainers trained on EVMs, VVPAT

PASIGHAT, Oct 12: Assembly constituency level training for master trainers on electronic voting machines (EVMs) with voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) was given by East Siang DC-cum-DEO here on Friday. CO-AERO Sanjay Taram and CO Pema Dorjee as nodal officers conducted the training while district level master trainer Devraj Singh (NIC DIO) demonstrated about installation and operation of EVM) and VVPAT. Constituency level master trainers and staff from Pasighat, Mebo, Ruksin, Nari, Pangin and Boleng took part in the day-long training. Meanwhile, DEO Tamiyo Tatakin formed that Election Commission of…

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Rehabilitation Centre likely to collapse

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Oct 11: The rehabilitation centre run under General Hospital in Lohit district is on the verge of closure. The centre till date has rehabilitated over 300 addicts by catering to needs of helpless people of Anjaw, Lohit, Namsai, Dibang and Lower Dibang Valley districts, who find it difficult to get rid of their addiction to opium, drugs, alcohol or various kinds of substances. But the Centre unfortunately is shrinking due to lackadaisical attitude of H&FW department. “We have sent several intimation and reminders to the Arunachal Pradesh Aids…

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Fire engulfs 5 houses of Bole village

AALO, Oct 11: Five houses of Bole Village under Liromoba circle were gutted in a devastating fire accident on the night of Tuesday. Though no human casualty was reported, but livestock and huge properties were damaged by the fire that broke out around 11.30 pm. The houses belonging to Gobi Bole, Marluk Bole, Amko Bole, Bili Bole and Mabi Kayi were reduced to ashes. Yomcha ADC Atul Tayeng and former Yomcha ZPM Yiyom Yomcha rushed to site to assess the situation and distributed cash and kind on their behalf and…

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Moyong gives free LPG connections to 22 women

PASIGHAT, Oct 08: Local MLA Kaling Moyong distributed free LPG gas connections under expanded Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to 22 women of Boying, Yapgo and Mongku villages in Boying on Monday. A safety clinic to demonstrate safe use of LPG connection was conducted by M/s Sanggo Gas Agency team led by manager S. Paul for the beneficiaries. Moyong said that use of clean fuel and smokeless kitchen will go a long way in reducing indoor air pollution for better health of women folk and their families. The PMUY was launched by…

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100 Ashoka saplings planted

PASIGHAT, Oct 08: Eagle Welfare Association (EWA), Founder of Eagle Football Tournament, planted 100 Ashoka saplings outside stadium here under “Green Arunachal”. Sports director-cum-EWA president Tadar Appa and secretary general General Jamoh led the team from across the state for the plantation drive in presence of UD deputy director P.K. Thungon, UPO Kaling Dai, DSO Nada Apa and host of Scouts and Guides.

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SP conducts quiz completion

YUPIA, Oct 08: A quiz competition on Indian Penal Code (IPC), Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), Investigation Evidence Act (IEA) and POSCO Acts was conducted by Papum Pare on Monday for police personnel  and investigating officers by Papum Pare SP Tumme Amo as part of  46th APP Raising  Day celebration. Of the participating crime branch, SP office, Kimin, Sagalee, Balijan and Doimukh police station teams, Doimukh PS emerged the winner. Various activities including games and sports, literary competition and quiz would be conducted involving police personnel at zonal level as part of the celebrations, Amo…

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Sanitary napkin production training held

NAMSAI, Oct 05: Emphasizing importance of maintaining menstrual hygiene MLA Chow Zingnu Namchoom has requested the participants to learn and teach menstrual hygiene. He was addressing the inaugural session of an awareness workshop on menstruation & menstrual hygiene management and 10-day training on sanitary napkin production (SNP) here on Thursday, organized by Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology in collaboration with Bhopal-based Priyanshi Educational Cultural and Social Society (PECSS) and local NGO Khun Ta Nau Welfare Society (KTNWS). Appreciating the efforts of the council in promoting rural empowerment, he…

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