HoB team on mission greener earth

Travels 3525-km from Gujarat From Our Correspondent TEZU, Sept 18: HORN OK BEEJ (HoB) aims at promoting tree plantation for greenery has been sowing seeds for posterity. A three-member HoB team led by advocate Sachin Pingle reached here Friday morning from westernmost Koteshvar. He was accompanied by Joydev and both are from Maharashtra. They begun from Gujarat on September 9 last and arrived here after traveling nine days covering a distance of 3525-KM against all odds. These nature lovers have shown seeds of trees of chilhar, bahava, khair, ain, gulmohar,…

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COVID-19 cases surge to 7,005

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 18: With 183 fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported on  Friday, Arunachal Pradesh tally surged to 7,005 with 1886 active, 5,106 recoveries and 13 deaths, state surveillance officer Dr L Jampa said. The district-wise reported cases are: ICR-93 [41 from TRIHMS, 22 from Itanagar paid quarantine testing centre, 12 from Itanagar Zoo area CCC-SOA, 6 from Heema Hospital, 5 from Banderdewa check gate, 4 from Lekhi SQF, 1 from RKMH, 1 from Chimpu DCH  & ‘1 NDRF person from  QF, tested by RDT-Ag(86), RT-PCR(6)…

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Saxsena launches Arunachal KVIC project

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 18: A science & technology project on silk production-cum-training centre was virtually inaugurated by Khadi & Village Industries Commission chairman Vinai Kumar Saxsena at Chullyu Agri-tourism village near here on Thursday as part of celebration of Satbhavan Divas. Saxsena inaugurated the project at Banaras by planting bamboo saplings sent from Assam. The project is under Union Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, said KVIC deputy CEO NE  Sukumal Deb, who was present along with circle officer, KVIC Arunachal director, SHG members and…

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RGU hold webinar of NEP | VC advocates NCPA to assess holistic dev

RONO HILLS, Sept 18: Rajiv Gandhi University vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha advocated setting up of national centres for performance assessment (NCPA) by reviewing and analyzing knowledge for holistic development besides other transformative initiatives in school level. Stressing on early childhood care education (ECCE), Prof. Kushwaha called for recruitment of anganawadi teachers on merit with proper qualifications, increase their salaries to serve with dedication while taking part in a day-long national webinar on ‘National Education Policy (NEP)-2020- Reforms in school education’, organized by RGU’s education department on Thursday. Quality education…

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Will NEP-2020 capable do miracle?

By Pradeep Kumar Education, I believe begins at the womb and ends at the tomb. Great archer Arjuna’s son Abhimanyu had entered the Kaurava’s chakravyūha as he had learnt the technique while in his mother’s womb. The ranbhumi had turned his tomb as he could not learn the technique to come out as his mother had slept away while Arjuna was explaining. Abhimanyu was a product of ancient but sacred gurukula system famed as guru-sihsya parampara (teacher-student tradition) as finds mention in English and other Western languages. It served as South Asia’s…

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Team Arunachal garlands PM on his birthday

NEW DELHI, Sept 18: ‘Team Arunachal’ including Union MoS for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju, Lok Sabha member Tapir Gao, Rajya Sabha ember Nabam Rebia, former president Tai Tagak, senior leaders Tame Passang & Talo Mugli and others garlanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday while wishing him longer healthy life to serve the nation with commitment. PRO adds from Itanagar: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra while greeting PM Modi on his 70th birthday, on behalf of Arunachal Pradesh people and his own behalf, and donated Rs.…

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APSLSA holds online training for stakeholders

ITANAGAR, Sept 18: Papum Pare district child protection unit in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) conducted online virtual webinar on Friday on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act and Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 to train Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) and other stakeholders. APSLSA member-secretary Jaweplu Chai, in her keynote address, gave a brief yet concise overview on Legal Services Authority Act and Victim Compensation Scheme, 2011. APSLSA legal aid counsel Adv Nani Modi, speaking in details on…

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Cycling event to mark Gandhi Jayanti

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sep 18: East Siang Cycling Association (ESCA) under the aegis of Arunachal Pradesh Cycling Association (APCA) in collaboration with Pasighat Smart City Development Corporation Limited (PSCDCL) has proposed to conduct cycling expedition for both sexes here on October 2 next to  commemorate  birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. A meeting chaired by ESCA president Tau Tamuk has decided that those above 12-year age would be allowed to take part in the competition whose route would be Pasighat to Bodak and Bodak to Pasighat. The winners will get Rs…

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KKWS mourns death of social worker Koyu

PASIGHAT, Sept 18: Members of Koyu-Kobo Welfare Society (KKWS) have deeply mourned over untimely death of Tuko koyu at PBGH here on Thursday. Koyu, who died at the age of 69 years, is survived by wife, five daughters and a son – lieutenant colonel Dr. Kotor Koyu. Terming him as a great human being, a generous person with concern for all, a social worker, but his untimely death being one of the pillars of the KKWS Has created a void which would be difficult to fill. Koyu had started his…

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