Post Mopin celebrated with gaiety

From Our Correspondent BOMDILA, Apr 26: Post Mopin was celebrated in Govt college here on Friday with traditional gaiety and fervor. ADC as chief patron of the festival,in his address, exhorted  Galo and Adi  community living in West Kameng district to preserve their age-old cultural and tradition for posterity. Celebration committee president Dakter Riba wished all revelers ‘happy Mopin’. Young damsels in best attires presented traditional dances to the melodious tune of tena tena takato, ngunuk gidi e aduku, galo nyijir e kaken ja to add colour to the celebration.

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500 benefit from mega health camp

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 5: More than 500 needy people, including women, children and elderly persons of the remote Baririjo and its adjoining villages benefitted from a day-long free mega health camp at Baririju in Upper Subansiri district on February 3 last. A team of specialist doctors from TRIHMS, RK Mission Hospital, and Aalo General Hospital assisted by paramedical staff and volunteers conducted free consultations and checkups in ENT, medicine, general surgery, gynaecology & obstetrics, etc and provided free medicines to all 554 registered patients. The camp was organized by…

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HMLS to help check anti-social elements: Dr Chai

TEZU, Feb 02:  Agri and Allied Dept, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Dr Mohesh Chair, after inaugurating high mast lightening system (HMLS) at ALC Line here on Saturday, said the HMLS at a prominent location will help check anti-social elements while ensuing security and safety to residents during night time. He thanked electrical department for timely completion of the project to solve lightening and electrification problems of Tezu town. Namsai electrical division EE A.K. Pal, in his address earlier, said that three HMLS  tower with 9×200 watt (1.8 KW) capacity…

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Tests to recruit constable held

TAWANG, Jan 18: The physical efficiency test (PET) and physical standard test for recruitment of constable male/female (civil) and band bugler (IRBn) were conducted on Thursday & Friday at Gyalwa Tsangyang Gyatso High School stadium here. In all 737 candidates applied for recruitment of whom males faced PET/PST on Thursday. Of 292 males applied, 178 appeared and 115 qualified while 264 females appeared on Friday of 445 applied and only 153 qualified. (DIPRO)

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Reservation to economically backward upper classes ensure harmony: Athawale

PASIGHAT, Jan 16: The 10% reservation by Narendra Modi-led NDA Govt for economically weak upper castes would not disturb the rights of SC & STs but ensure privileges to economically backward upper classes to bring harmony, Union MoS (Social Justice and Empowerment) Ramdas Athawale said in a meeting here on Wednesday. He said that PM Modi has given special emphasis to develop entire North East region with 10 points agenda, including development of highways, high-speed internet, railways, BPOs, power, organic cultivation, job creation, tourism and rural roads. He said this…

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Si-Donyi Fest celebrated with traditional gaiety

AALO, Jan 07: Si-Donyi, popular festival of Tagin community, was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional gaiety at Gumin Kiin on Sunday. Festivals are rare occasions to showcase our identities and all communities should feel proud to promote and preserve our rich culture, DMO Dr. Nyage Geyi said as chief guest. Recalling his five-year association with Tagins while serving at Daporijo, he hailed Tagin Cultural and Literature Society as one of the most vibrant society in promoting cultural values, faith and tradition besides setting good trends for others to emulate….

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Tayeng opens SADP camp

PASIGHAT, Dec 08: Mebo MLA and advisor to CM LomboTayeng on Friday inaugurated sarkar aapke dwar par (SADP), an initiative to provide services at people’s doorsteps, at Ayeng village under Mebo sub-division. Lauding the GoAP initiative, Tayeng, in his address, said that such camps are conducted across the state to ensure people avail benefits of government scheme and machineries till the last man on the row. He urged the villagers to avail maximum benefits. So far 12 such camps have been conducted in various villages in East Siang district involving 30…

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NDRF trains students on school safety methods

TAWANG, Dec 07: Doimukh-based 12th Bn National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in collaboration with district disaster management authority conducted series of awareness and school safety programmes in various schools and Govt institutions in Tawang district during last few days. The event, coordinated by DDMO Tsangpa Tashi, was conducted at Seru, Kitpi, Town & Bomba GS schools, Tawang & Lungla GHSS and DC office on fire safety techniques on search & rescue and first aid. (DIPRO)

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United efforts key to improve farmers’ life: DC

TAWANG, Dec 03: “We can bring changes in life of people, farmers in particular by united efforts. DRDO can use their expertise in doubling farmers’ income,” Tawang DC Sang Phuntsok in his address to a seminar-cum-interactive meeting on “Challenges, issues & opportunity in agriculture animal husbandry and environment in Tawang.” He urged DRDO to suggest better solution for vermicompost and use techniques to find out water quality since the catchment area of the drinking water here are mostly nearby firing range areas. He sought DRDO’s support to farmers in horticulture sector by…

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