CM lauds Christian missionaries for contributions to edn & health sectors

ROING, Dec 16: Addressing revelers of advent Christmas celebration at Meka Baptist Church here on Sunday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that he is blessed by the celebration as it coincides with Arunachal Rising Campaign. The day is auspicious as the country celebrates Vijay Diwas to commemorate the victory of India over Pakistan in 1971. He remembered contributions of Christian missionaries to education and health sectors and recalled the efforts made by early missionaries who toiled hard in spreading the message of peace, education and health in the state when there…

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Richo questions purpose of Gadkari’s visit

ITANAGAR, Dec 16: Hinting at expected arrival of Union MoRTH Minister Nitin Gadkari in the state soon either to announce construction of some road and bridges or to take the ruling BJP Gov led by Chief Minister Pema Kandu to task for shipping central funds meant for National CC president Padi Richo wondered that it is intriguing over the above purpose of visit. The Potin-Ziro road was handed over to state PWD by the BRO on 2nd July 2014 and the road part of NH was supposed to be developed…

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MLA Jamoh handed over CM’s relief amount to Mangnang fire victims

From Correspondent PASIGHAT, Dec 16: While showing solidarity and care toward the recent fire victims of Mangnang village under Sille-Oyan circle, Pasighat West MLA Er. Tatung Jamoh today visited the fire victims and handed over a cash amount of Rs. 1 lakh with 50 pieces of CGI sheets each to the 7 main and Rs. 50 thousand with 40 pieces CGI sheets each to the 6 other victims today. While handing over the relief amount, Jamoh informed the fire victims that, as per his appraisal about the fire accident of…

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APWWWS proves ‘Seeing is believing’ adage right

By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon A woman plays multi-faceted role in the society as a daughter, sister wife and mother. But as mother, she has been entrusted with moral responsibility of future progenies for the humanity to sustain. However, when the mothers channalise their creative energies it makes a huge difference. Assam tea industry is the best example. Tea is considered as the most important crop in Assam. It has been producing some of the finest teas in the world. Assam produces about 51% of the tea produced in…

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Voluntary blood donation camp at RKMH

ITANAGAR, Dec 16: In all 23 units of blood were collected during voluntary blood awareness-cum-donation camp was organised at RKM Hospital here on Sunday by Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donor Organization (AVBDO). Total 40 Vihar Youth Association (VVYA) members registered to donate blood in the event, organised in collaboration with VVYA and State Blood Transfusion Council. The AVBDO has always been trying to facilitate voluntary blood donation for the needy people but the annual demand of blood units has been rising. This year AVBDO organised 18 camps since January last. The…

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Youth Ntl Weightlifting Champ | Gungli wins bronze medal

ITANAGAR, Dec 16: Arunachalee Sandiya Gungli, 14, won bronze medal in 40-kg weight category for Arunachal Pradesh at 14th Youth National Weightlifting Championship at Nagpur in Maharashtra, adding another feather in state hat. She took part for the first time on the first day of the ongoing national event. Sandiya, trained by weightlifting coach Piyainu Chanu of Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy, Chimpu, lifted snatch 40kg, clean & jerk  52-kg, totalling 92-kg. However, Shankar Lapung and Tadar Agung couldn’t win medal under 55-kg boys category but ranked 4th and 5th respectively, according to…

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Phassang helps fire victims

ITANAGAR, Dec 16: state BJP vice president-cum-national council member Tame Phassang visited family members of ESS sector nine fire victims on Sunday and offered financial help personally to them as an immediate relief. While interacting with them, he assured to convey their sufferings to Chief Minister Pema Khandu and department concerned to release immediate compensation. He lauded ESS sector youths for extending support to the victims by clearing the damaged item, ashes and erecting temporary shelter. At least nine families were turned roofless on December 16 as fire devoured their…

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‘Vacate TRIHMS land in Arunachal interest’

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Dec 15: The Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Science (TRIHMS) received a satisfactory seal after inspection by a three-member Medical Council of India (MCI) team on December 10 and 11 except that new buildings are yet to be built. Informing this to questions, TRIHMS official said that though the GoAP had allocated about 22-23 hectares of land but many major departments are still occupying the land allotted to the medical college, few even after allocation of alternate land by the GoAP. Taking…

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CM unveils Bhupenda statue

ROING, Dec 15: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today unveiled 10-foot-high bronze statue of late Dr Bhupen Hazarika, also known as ‘Statue of Brotherhood’, at Bolung village here on Saturday. In his address, Khandu said that Bhupenda had touched the hearts of many Arunachalees through his songs and films dedicated to the state. The legendary singer had traveled length and breadth of Arunachal writing about different tribes and composing songs in local dialects that had bonded the hearts of Assam and Arunachal through his songs, films and literary works. Terming him…

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