1st Arunachalee lady teacher Telosai Mele remembered

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Nov 20: The first Arunachalee lady teacher late Telosai Mele was remembered for her invaluable contributions to the society. Denning Keba Society organized a function in to honour her, who belonged to Mishmi community and spearheaded girl education in Lohit district. She was a pioneer education of girl children and promoted the idea that girl children can read like boys during NEFA days visiting door to door in remote villages to pursue parents to send their wards to schools. As a teacher she was kind and caring…

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Chhat Puja celebrated with traditional gaiety

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Nov 14: Chhat Puja, also called Chhetri, Chatt Prav Chhath Maiya, Dala Chhath, Dala Puja and Surya Shashthi, dedicated to Sun God (Surya), was celebrated with much gusto and traditional gaiety here on Wednesday and Thursday. Thousands of north Indian devotees, particularly of Bihar and UP origin, offered prayers with basket full of fruits and sweets to Sun in the wee hour standing in cold of mighty Lohit River.  Some old devotees were seen crawling all the way from their home to the site to seek blessing for good…

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Roll observer reviews summary revision 2018

TEZU, Oct 25: Election roll observer for Tezu assembly constituency under Lohit district, Dr Kinny Singh, H&FW special secretary & NHM MD, chairing a review meeting here on Tuesday stressed on correctness of the roll and asked the officers to ensure adoption of all codal formalities during hearing process. She took stock of summary revision 2018, including draft electoral roll, disposal of claims and objections and electoral process.  She asked the BLOs to be vigilant and active and to ensure that the hearing processes are completed in a free and…

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CALSOM felicitates meritorious students

TEZU, Oct 25: With a motto ‘remembering the past, nurturing the present and glorifying the future’, Cultural & Literary Society of Mishmi (CALSOM) organized 8thfelicitation programme to honour Mishmi community class X and XII toppers here on Wednesday, Hayuliang MLA-cum-APMDTCL chairman Dasanglu Pul, speaking as chief guest, lauded CALSOM for recognizing meritorious student to motive and encourage them to excel in academic field. She lauded girl students for their excellent performance to be facilitated by the GoI under ‘Beti Bachao and Beti Badhao’ programme.    She donated Rs one lakh to CALSOM for…

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Strategies for Arunachal Rising Campaign planned

TEZU, Oct 24: Lohit DC Karma Leki, addressing first district level consultative meeting on ‘Arunachal Rising Campaign’ was conducted here on Tuesday, highlighted about two-month comprehensive publicity campaign through various outreach programmes to disseminate information about various state and central flagship programme at the grassroot level to bring mass awareness of the people. Elaborate plans were discussed to make the campaign a success. DDSE was asked to identify co-ordinators from each secondary and senior secondary school for dissemination of information to the school students and  make necessary arrangement to conduct…

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Governor’s G.K. Quiz competition held

TEZU, Oct 24: Participants from Wakro Govt. Secondary School, Tezu GHS school and Loiliang Govt. secondary school secured 1st , 2nd , and 3rd position respectively in  Governor’s G.K. Quiz & Trophy Competition 2018 of Lohit district conducted at BRC Training Building here on Tuesday. BEO Joseph Pertin organized it in which seven GHS and secondary schools took part. (DIPRO)

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Parsuram-Chowkham road re-carpeting bring cheers

From Our Correspondent CHOWKHAM, Oct 21: Re-carpeting of 56-km NH 52 has been completed for smooth traffic movement to the delight inhabitants of Parsuram and Chowkham. The water logging road dotted with potholes was cause of worries for both pilgrims and inhabitants of Wakro, Medo and Chowkham areas, who were relieved of the problems after much awaited fresh carpeting of the NH. The Brahmakund-Chowkham road falls in Lohit and Namsai districts. But 48 BRTF of Udayak and Jengtu unit of 1444 BCC have working hard to ensure smooth vehicular movement….

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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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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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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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