Ontey wins laurel for state

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Aug 19: Ontey Khamblai, first NCC cadet of junior division, took part in last Republic Day parade and Prime Minister Rally 2018 in New Delhi after successfully completing unit level training to curve a niche for himself. “He was also honoured with the DG NCC Commendation certificate as competitor of group level, NE and national level competitions”, GHS School NCC officer MK Singh said. He was among nine NE cadets, who are selected annually from junior division (Army 5, Air Force and Navy 2 each). Being…

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12-hours dawn to dusk bandh ends peacefully

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Aug 09: The phase-I 12-hour dawn to dusk bandh called in Anjaw & Lohit districts by All Mishimi Students’ Union (AMSU), All Anjaw District Student Union (AADSU) and All Lohit District Student Union (ALDSU) ended peacefully here today. Life came to a standstill, offices, private school, all modes of transportation went off the road, Govt offices recorded thin attendance, market, business establishments downed their shutter down with the township wearing a deserted look. The bandh was called to protest on behalf of Mishmi community alleging unjustified…

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Villagers throng Jan Sunwai Sammelan Shivir

TEZU, Aug 06: A Jan Sunwai Sammelan was conducted at Yealiang village under Sunpura circle of Lohit district here today with “Prashashan Aapke Dwaar Pe” with motto, which witnessed over 2000 people thronging the venue to avail Govt services. Terming the event initiative in facilitating the masses to avail GoAP schemes and services at their door steps, Agriculture Minister Dr. Mohesh Chai said that its launching across the state was due to concerted efforts of Chief Minister Pema Khandu. He lauded efforts of district administration and all officers and officials in making…

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Workshop on crime against women held

  WAKRO, June 30:  A workshop on crime against women with emphasis on protection against domestic violence was  conducted by Wakro police station in collaboration with Wakro Women’s Welfare Association (WWWA) here. Inspector Thomas Pertin advocated ensuring safety and welfare of women, SI Roinem Jugli spoke on prevailing laws to protect women. Exhorting the women not to hesitate in reporting any crime against them, she urged them to approach police as a friend, according to an Anu Shiksha Seva Trust release. She guided girl students to refrain from using social media and internet…

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Rajyoga spirituality enlighten VKV students

  By Our Correspondent TEZU, June 24: About 37 adolescent students of VKV (classes IX to X) were enlightened during spiritual discourse at Brahma Kumaris Rajyoga & Education Centre here on Saturday. The students were made aware of Brahma Kumaris vision of equality for women by restoring dignity and self-respect and creating an atmosphere where women feel safe, which coincided with Mamma Day. They were taught about moral values, cleanliness, hygiene and ways to increase memory power & concentration. BK Jayanti gave basic tips to maintain discipline and sincerity. She…

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Good education panacea to many problems: ITBP  

  WAKRO, June 24: Expressing concern over administrative problems of Anjaw, Namsai and Lohit districts and numerous challenges facing the society due to drug abuse, especially opium addiction, 25 ITBP commandant Dharmendra Kumar Bhateria said that proper education is panacea to many of these problems. Addressing participants of a teacher’s orientation training at Beena Ghose Roy Enclave here on Saturday, he hoped that good educational institutions and proper education by teachers would help to overcome many challenges and such social evils. He cautioned the students about abuse of modern technology, like social media…

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DUDA Children Park cleaned

From Our Correspondent TEZU, June 18: As the country gear up to observe the 4th International Yoga Day on June 21, Brahmakumaris Rajyoga & Education Centre cleaned DUDA children park under ‘Clean the Mind, Clean the World’ theme. The only recreation park in the heart of the town was in a topsy-turvy condition with broken bottles and children’s play materials littered all around. The team cleaned the park to create children-friendly condition.  The DUDA has to take steps to preserve and promote the beauty of the park, the team said.

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Free education scheme launched

WAKRO | Mar 30| Lohit Brigade’s Santosh Kapoor dedicated Beena Ghose Roy (BGR) scheme at  BGR Enclave here for free education on Thursday. The Anu Shiksha Seva Trust (ASST) released financial assistance of Rs 3, 58,000 for the scheme, which was handed over by Kapoor to Pritty Tindya on behalf of the beneficiaries, numbering around 18 rural school children. Kapoor, in his address, advised the students to attach top priority to studies and always respect their teachers. Many others contributed generously to the scheme. An interaction programme was also held with members…

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140 hec opium fields destroyed  

TEZU| Feb 14 |   Continuing its fight against illicit opium cultivation in Lohit district, the district administration along with Central Bureau of Narcotics, police personnel, forest and tax & excise departments conducted operations in Tafragam, Changliang and Shivaji Nagar areas here today and destroyed around 140 hectares of opium cultivation. The team faced stiff resistance from some opium growers who pelted stones and tried to damage the government vehicles. Roads were blocked in some areas as delaying tactic. In spite of such disturbances, the team was successful in conducting the operation, according…

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Opium menace to be dealt firmly: DC

TEZU | Feb 12 | Taking cognizance to illegal opium cultivation as a menace to society, a coordination meeting held here today unanimously decided to combat opium cultivation in Lohit district at any cost. The meeting, chaired DC Karma Leki, was attended by representatives of SP Isaac Pertin, narcotics cell nodal officer Oli Koyu, representatives of Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN), Cultural & Literary Society of Mishmis (CALSOM), All Mishmi Women Welfare Society (AMWWS), All Mishmi Students Union (AMSU), senior BJP leader Sotai Kri and administrative officers, according to an official release.…

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