CM nods to ALSDSU demands to check anti-social activities 

ZIRO, Jan 24: Chief Minister Pema Khandu was here on Friday to inaugurate Padi Yube outdoor stadium when All Lower Subansiri District Students Union (ALSDSU) submitted him a two-point memorandum demanding funds for Construction of boundary wall of Dani Kunia GHS School and installation of high mast light poles in all GHS schools and  Yachuli Govt. Degree College. The Dani Kunia GHSS is the oldest and probably the largest in the district with a campus spread in approximately 1.5-km circumference in the heart of district HQs, which is rare in…

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Rain spoils opening cricket matches | Timely efforts, SC intervention helped ACCA affiliation to BCCI: Tuki

RONO HILLS, Jan 24: Arunachal Cricket Association (ACCA) was affiliated to Board of Control Cricket in India (BCCI) due to his consistent efforts and timely sympathetic intervention of Supreme Court of India or else there was no chance to get its permanent membership, said former ACCA president-cum-Sagalee MLA Nabam Tuki here on Friday. Former chief minister Tuki after unveiling the maiden Late Tado Kholi Inter-District Cricket Trophy at Rajiv Gandhi University here was addressing 10 affiliated representatives of district cricket associations and family members of late Tado Kholi, including wife…

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Popularize Papum Poma River Festival: Rijiju

RAMGHAT, Tarasso, Jan 23:  Make all out efforts to popularize Papum Poma River Festival as an important festival to promote, preserve rich pristine nature & culture of the people for people across world to come and enjoy enchanting beauty of this Himalayan state Union MoS (I/c Sports & Youth Affairs)  Khiren Rijiju said. Referring to adventurous activities that festival embodies, in his inaugural address to it 2nd edition along Poma River bank here on Thursday, he exhorted the people to enjoy it with true spirit keeping in mind safety & security…

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SBI intensify moves for financial inclusion

Koloraing                                                                                 Sarli CSP By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 23: Arunachal Pradesh lead bank – State Bank of India (SBI)’s regional manager Anup Dutta has intensified steps for financial inclusion in this remote state by visiting remote areas to review functioning of bank branches. He told this daily over telephone that the RBI had directed to drive for next stage of financial inclusion to widen penetration of naming coverage to bridge the gaps of traditional banking services in rural hinterland. He was on way back to Itanagar on Thursday…

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Nalo reviews Hollongi Airport status

ITANAGAR, Jan 23: Civil Aviation Minister Nakap Nalo assured all help & support of the GoAP to steer all activities for early completion of Hollongi Airport, a dream project, for much awaited air-link to state Capital, while chairing a meeting here on Thursday, to review work progress. While highlighting the status, NE region Airports Authority of India executive director Sanjeev Jindal said that the first phase of work of pavement, watch tower, perimeter road etc. for 2300-m runway to operate  A320, to being in February first week next, while tenders…

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Buy back policy panacea to check plastic menace’

By DDK team ITANAGAR, Jan 23: With the non-disposable plastic causing irreparable damages to environment and posing serious threat to life on earth across the world, Arunachal Pradesh should adopt Himachal Pradesh policy to buy back single-use policy, said PH&WS SBM mission director Setum Yomcha. He gave this suggestion while taking part in a discussion – Pastic mukt paryavaran,  haar deshwahika dayitva – in DDK here with Capital chief estate officer-cum-ADM & Sanskar Bharati NE in-charge Sukdeb Biswas as other panelists. Referring to huge discarded plastic items flown to ocean…

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Torgya Fest beings in Tawang Monastery

TAWANG, Jan 23: Three-day Torgya, is an exclusive annual Buddhist calendar monastic dance festival with rituals, began in famous Tawang Monastery courtyard here before day break on Thursday. Monks donning masks of pig performed Phachham to mark the beginning followed by burning ritual cake zshor or Torgya while monastic dances continued in evening watched by huge gathering of devotees from  villages, town and from Bhutan. The monastery Abbot and monks before burning the cake performed rituals while chanting hymns. This annual Monpa celebration, has been observed since inception of this Monastery to ward off any kind of…

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CM commits to develop sports sector

ITANAGAR, Jan 23: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday reiterated his Govt’s commitment to develop sports sector when 16 kick-boxers under Kickboxing Association of Arunachal (KAA) banner called on him here on Thursday. He lauded their feat for winning laurels for the state in various national and international championships besides KAA’s contribution for growth of kickboxing. He also conveyed them his best as they would take part in Wako Indian Open International Kickboxing Tournament-2020 slated in New Delhi during February 9-13 next. The KAA also gave an appreciation letter to the…

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Training on echo-friendly material | ‘Womenfolk backbone of society’

LONGDING: Jan 23: A person cannot juggle in two works simultaneously, like serving in the GoAP and running NGO, said CO Taya Yullo while hailing All Wancho Women Welfare Society (AWWWS) for its service to the society. AWWWS future office bearers should preferably be freelancers, not GoAP employee.”If you involve yourself too much in social service, it may lead to dereliction to your job as GoAP servant” she said as chief guest in her address to trainees of a ten-day training-cum-workshop on making eco-friendly bags and crafts from plastic wastes…

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