Happiness ruled Arunachal as Nyishis celebrate Nyukum Yullow Fest

By Pradeep Kumar PACHIN, Feb 26: Happiness ruled across Arunachal Pradesh as Nyishis, the largest community of the state, celebrated Nyokum Yullow Festival with traditional fervor and gaiety. Large number of men and women, youths, children belonging to all sections of the society joined the Nyishi with great enthusiasm to intensify the glory of Abo Tani, the forefather of the Nyishis but to prove that Arunachalees belong to a classless society where all are equal. “Arunachal Pradesh since NEFA days has undergone tremendous socio-cultural, political, administrative and economic changes”, said…

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GoI to ensure all-round NE dev: Athawale

ITANAGAR, Feb 26: The Nyokum Yullo Festival was celebrated by the Nyishis across Arunachal Pradesh with traditional gaiety on Wednesday. At Doimukh: Highlighting various GoI flagships programmes along with benefits, Union MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale as chief guest at Rono ground here, urged all to avail benefits as the GoI is committed to all round development of NE India, particularly basic facilities – roti, kapda aur makan for  all besides better education, employment, health and social security etc. Appreciating their tradition, culture, dress and dances, he urged the community to protect…

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Remedies to remove ‘fault lines’ in PSCs – I

Analysis and suggestions By Robin Hibu Background: Repeated goof-ups by offices of public service commission (PSC) of NE states in conducting prestigious exams have resulted in repeated stirs, litigations and arrest of high-ranking PSC officials in a neighboring state recently. The alleged ‘fiascos’ have caused massive uproar in media, social media, and even there are instances of arson and attacks on PSC members (when I was Papum Pare SP). Hundreds of aspirants have expressed deep anguish and the PSC image has been tarnished. However, it seems to me that scrambling,…

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Language empowers human beings: Udayana

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Feb 26: Gandhian Agus Indra Udayana, founder-chairman of Gandhi Puri Ashram in Bali island of Indonesia, continuing his global mission to disseminate Gandhian ideologies, attended Bharatiya Bhasa Diwas Mahotsav-2020 in Lucknow University on February 22 last. Addressing the event, organized by Uttar Pradesh Bhasa Sansthan, he said that language empowers human beings across the world to unite them as language has no distinction of caste, creed, rich or poor. In a communiqué, he told this daily that he was in Bhubaneswar on February 21 when he had visited photo museum…

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Skill training conducted

NIRJULI, Fen 26: Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank-Rural Self Employment Training Institute (APRB-RSETI) conducted 10-day skill-cum-entrepreneurship development (EDP) training on dairy farming and vermi compost making conclusion here on Wednesday. In all 29 trainees were given certificates by APRB-RSETI director Aben Dupak and faculty Martin Tayeng on at RSETI centre. Resources persons from KVK were subject matter specialist Dr Yab Mate Bui and Dr. Nabam Gama besides  Dr. BC Baruah of NEIST. APRB-RSETI is only such institute in the state. (DIPRO)

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Hearing aid fitment camp | Health a concern for all in Arunachal: Taki

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: As health services are yet to achieve excellence even in urban areas, the ruling state Govt has attached paramount importance to this sector, said Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Minister Tage Taki on Tuesday. In his inaugural address to two-day diagnostic and hearing aid fitment camp at Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC) here, he said that health of citizens is of supreme importance for growth of any nation. While appreciating Association of Past Pupils of Don Bosco (APPDB) and DBYC for facilitating Mumbai-based Ali Yavan Jung…

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Sahitya Akademi conference to moot ways to popularize tribal languages

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Feb 25: The three-day All India Tribal Writers’ conference, organized by Sahitya Akademi begun at Ravindra Bhawan, New Delhi on Monday. The writers from across India have been invited to the conference which aimed at preservation and revitalization of tribal languages. The conference will have brain storming session on ways to popularize tribal languages and books of tribal writers with intrinsic values, said writer-human right activist Ngurang Reena, adding writers of other North East states are also taking part. Besides Reena, Arunachal Pradesh is…

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Compulsory marriage registration | MSW-APSCW brings mass awareness

TEZU, Feb 25: Mishmi Welfare Society (MWS) in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) conducted a legal awareness camp at Sunpua in Lohit district on Tuesday on compulsory marriage registration. The camp also covered free legal aids, skill development, domestic violence, crime against women under IPC, drug abuse, among others, according to an official release. The APSCW has been continuing its endeavour for compulsory marriage registration and its chairperson Radhilu Chai Techi, highlighted the dark sides of polygamy, a traditional practice of tribal society of the state…

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Florence Nightingale saluted on her 200th birth anniversary

Zion Institute of Nursing students By AO News Service NAHARLAGUN, Feb 25: Arunachal Pradesh state branch of Trained Nurses’ Association of India (TNAI) in collaboration with Arunachal State Nursing School (ASNS) here conducted a candle light march within the complex of Boria Tari Memoral Hospital (EMMANUEL) at Papu Nallah here Tuesday evening to mark 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, popularly known globally as The Lady with the Lamp. About 200 participants including state branch TNAI office bearers led by president K T Yasum, vice president Nabam Sikap Lokam, ASNS…

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Speed up works of Hollongi Airport: Nalo

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: Civil Aviation Minister Nakap Nalo exhorted Airports Authority of India (AAI) officers and representatives of M/s Dinesh Chandra R Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd to make all out efforts to ensure completion of Hollongi Airport before its target time. Chairing a review meeting with in his office here Tuesday, he assured all possible support of the GoAP to ensure smooth work progress and asked them to maintain close coordination with the GoAP officers for executing the dream. State’s civil aviation director T Tatak was also present. Informing that…

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