Nyirmen Festival celebrated

AALO, Oct 16:  Thousands of women from 32 sectors of this town and adjoining villages thronged Nehru Chowk Tinali with traditional attires in a procession and celebrated Nyirmen Festival at Gumin Kiin with traditional pomp and gaiety on Monday last. Nyirmen Ane Bimbi Ado Lollen, a senior women, who had first sang Galo folklore Anna yo Anna in AIR, nostalgically narrated her struggle as an orphan and activities as women to promote rich culture in those days when amenities were limited. While expressing her deep gratitude for honouring her in such event,…

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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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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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Labourers undergo skill training

AALO, Sept 20:  A skill development training for labourers was organised by JWCAPTU and AAPWU under the initiative of APB&OCWWB Ro Jumnu Ligo here on Thursday. West Siang DC Sode Potom, in his inaugural address, exhorted the trainees to take full advantage of the free training for various trades. Skill training is essential to cope up with changing needs, he said and asked the resource persons to impart best possible. DIPRO Gijum Tali stressed on disseminating information on various flagship programmes and policies among the labour community. JWCAPTU president Rinto Ete…

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Subroto Cup Football | Kombo & Kamba teams emerge champions

AALO, Sept 05: Kombo Secondary School and Kamba GHS School emerged as champions of boys’ and girls’ team respectively of  Subroto Mukherjee under17 football tournament on Monday last to represent the district in state level tournament slated for Itanagar shortly. DMP Dr Nyage Geyi, in his address to valedictory function, exhorted the players to practice hard for better performances. Games and sports have gained greater weightage these days, he said and urged the players to adopt professionalism. (PRO)

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Badminton players felicitated

AALO, Sept 03:  The district administration and District Badminton Association felicitated all players representing West Siang district in under 13, 15, 17 and 19 boys and girls, men’s open and mixed double in  recently concluded 6th Dorjee Khandu Memorial Badminton Tournament  held at Tezu. West Siang DC Sode Potom congratulated all players and said that win or loss are two sides of the game and players should learn from the experience to fare better in future. DBA president Kenbom Riba, secretary Deli Kambu, advisor Jarsa Gamlin, coach Lee Sora and…

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Donation for Kerala victims on: APCC

ITANAGAR, Aug 29: Congress leaders and workers of Aalo West and East blocks of West Siang district have donated Rs. 35,000 as relief for Kerala flood victims. The amount was deposited with APCC office today for onward submission to Rajiv Gandhi National Relief & Welfare Trust. The APCC had launched donation boxes in all DCC offices on August 27 last as a humanitarian gesture to help hundreds of Keralites who have lost their homes and hearts, according to an APCC release.

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Marathon race marks National Sports Day celebration

AALO, Aug 29: Around 250 boys and girls took part in a marathon race to mark the National Sports Day celebration, conducted by sports department at Aalo Club here. DIPRO Gijum Tali flagged off the race amid cheer on the achievements of hockey wizard of India, late major Dhyand Chand. He urged the players to draw inspiration from yesteryears players, who have immensely contributed to growth of games and sports and take sports as a profession. DASO Tumto Loyi stressed on importance of games and incentives being offered by the GoAP…

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Workshop on NAAC

AALO, Aug 28: SFS College here organized a day-long workshop here recently on National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) aimed at apprising all about the process of getting accredited. Speaking a key resource person, RGU Prof. Rajesh Chakravarthy told the college fraternity that this would be an important milestone for the institution, known for imparting quality and value orientated higher education to the students. SFS has become one of the leading degree colleges in the state for its good results annually besides many of its top ranking students find place in…

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Man sexually exploits minor girl, police register case

AALO, Aug 27: Aalo Police have registered a case (No 54/2018) u/s 452/366 (A), R/W section 8 of POCSO Act, 2012 against one Ribom Riba, 40, a resident of Pagi village of Lower Siang district on receipt of a FIR from West Siang district child protection unit and child development department. The accused allegedly intruded into a girls’ hostel and kidnapped the 12-year-old and exploited her sexually. District child protection unit protection officer advocate Dege Kamki, on getting the information, acted swiftly to got the case registered. (DIPRO)

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