Namsai to host National Press Day

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 14: Arunachal Pradesh press fraternity will celebrate National Press Day on November 16 at Namsai-based Arunachal University of Studies (AUS), being hosted by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein. The APC-APUWJ appointed committee has made all possible arrangements for celebration of the annual day in a befitting manner to symbolize free and responsible press in India. This was the day on which Press Council of India (PCI) started functioning as moral watchdog to ensure that not only did press maintain high standards expected from…

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Raj Bhavan celebrated Children Day

ITANAGAR, Nov 14: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra has advised students of Donyi Polo Mission School for Hearing and Visually Impaired & Govt Schools to be worthy citizens of the country. His exhortation came while celebrating Children’s Day in Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan here on Thursday with his wife Neelam Misra, Education Minister Taba Tedir and his commissioner R.P. Upadhyay. This is a Day for the parents and guardians to introspect about providing right education and living standard to their children, he said, adding it is their responsible to…

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Restored damaged lines solves Aalo water crisis

AALO, Nov 14: The damaged 300-mm dia DI pipe from Ene River which feeds this headquarters town was restored by PH&WS department to solve acute water crisis for last few days. PH&WS making all out effort with logistic support of PWD to restore water supply, which got disconnected during formation cutting of Nigmoi-Aalo road where the pipelines are laid. Massive landslide caused by loose soil led to the crisis. NSS unit opens: North East Frontier Technical University chancellor Dileep K. Nair, after inaugurating NSS unit of the university, exhorted the…

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Defence Minister Singh to visit Bum La

RCC bridge over Sissari River DM Singh’s 2nd visit to Arunachal DM Singh, a, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister of, as BJP president  had visited Itanagar in 2009 and addressed a party meeting at Siddhartha hall. After the BJP lost power in 2004 general elections, it was forced to sit in the Opposition. After the resignation of party’s co-founder Lal Krishna Advani and murder of strategist Pramod Mahajan, Singh became BJP national president on 31.12.05 and continued till 19.12.09 and sought to rebuild the party by focusing on the most…

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Arunachal could herald green revolution: MLA Moyong

PASIGHAT, Nov 13: Local MLA Kaling Moyong, addressing valedictory address of CAU-Regional Agri Fair, called for disseminating technological intervention through extension functionaries for quick benefit at grassroots level. The 13th CAU-Regional Agri Fair, sponsored by Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and organized by Imphal-based extension education directorate of General Agricultural University, concluded in College of Horticulture here on Wednesday evening. He, as chief guest, threw light on the role of CAU for increasing productivity and dwelt on the potential of NE states, especially Arunachal Pradesh in bringing green…

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Zangdok Palri Gompa consecrated

TAWANG, Nov 13: Fourteenth Thegtse Rinpoche, a  Padmashree awardee,  consecrated and inaugurated newly constructed Zangdok Palri Gompa at Dudungkhar, a CO headquarters,  here on Wednesday. Chief Minister Pema Khandu attended the ceremony. Zangdok Palri, the glorious copper coloured mountain, is the pure land of Guru Rinpoche who brought Buddhism to Tibet. Khandu was accompanied by Lok Sabha member Tapir Gao, MLAs Tsering Tashi, Phurpa Tsering, & Jambey Tashi, DOKAA chairman Jambey Wangdi and other dignitaries. A public meeting was held at Dudungkhar after the consecration ceremony. Earlier, Chief Minister offered prayers at Lumla Dolma Lhakhang where…

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Adopt civic sense to obey traffic rules: MLA Kaso

ITANAGAR, Nov 13: Though awareness on traffic discipline and management have been organised many a times in the past it would be meaningful only when the stakeholders  adopt them with honesty, Itanagar MLA Techi  Kaso said while addressing students of Kankernallah GHS School at Naharlagun on Wednesday. He cited examples of Sikkim and Mizoram where people are well aware and abide by traffic rules for which traffic jams are hardly seen despite the NH passing through the states. He hoped that with everyone’s cooperation, Capital will have good roads connecting every…

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Lt Ngurang Tazap Memorial Taekwondo championship ‘19 | SLSA team champion & DTA runners up

DOIMUKH, Nov 13: Sange Laden Sports Academy (SLSA) emerged team champion while Dikrong Takewondo Academy remained runners-up in two-day 2nd Late Ngurang Tazap Memorial Taekwondo Chmaponship-2019 which concluded here on Wednesday. Michang Taja (male) and Khinsan Wangsu (female) remained winner and runners-up in poomsae category while  Amikey Misu (male) and Nabum Menia (female) remained winner and runners up in kyorugi category. Around 200 medals were distributed in different groups and categories of fight and bouts of sub junior, junior, senior and team fight. Prizes, cash prizes, certificate, medals  and trophy were…

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Children’s Day greetings

ITANAGAR, Nov 13: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have greeted Arunachal Pradesh children on Children’s Day, which commemorates birth anniversary  first Indian Prime Minister of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. “Every adult of the nation owes it to her or his child to provide her or him with best facilities to grow up in a healthy and happy atmosphere.  Good education and opportunities will help children to harness their potential and imbibe good values and good upbringing of children will make them worthy citizens,” the governor said in his…

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