IJU condemns journalist murder

NEW DELHI, Oct 17: Indian Journalists Union (IJU) expressed grave concern over brutal murder of K Satyanarayana, correspondent of Telugu daily, Andhra Jyothi at Thondangi Mandal in East Godavari district on Tuesday night. He is reported to have been writing against ant-social elements and was earlier attacked a month ago but was returning home from work when killed. IJU interim president Geetartha Pathak, secretary general and IFJ vice president Sabina Inderjit, in a joint statement, have demanded that Andhra Pradesh Govt bring the culprits to book immediately and sought compensation for family of…

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WHL-181 rescues tormented 15-yr-old girl from husband

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 17:  A 15-year-old girl, who managed to make a telephonic call to her parents living at Banderdewa, cried but failed to provide details of abuse she faced. Later she elaborated her pathetic condition that her alleged husband beats her up and urged her parents and requested them to do something soon which left them shocked. According to parents, the so called husband enticed their little daughter and both had eloped two months ago from Banderdewa and living in Magazine Pup Sibonagar path, Guwahati now. However, WHL-181 manager Binny…

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GoAP agrees to ANYA plea, amends APSSB Act, 2018

ANYA defers Capital bandh ITANAGAR: The ANYA deferred its proposed 12-hours Capital bandh on October 18, saying that the GoAP has given assurance to address its demands in a high level meeting headed by Home Minister Bamang Felix here on Wednesday. ANYA president Byabang Joram told a press conference in APC here, that the ANY is content with the GoAP assurance on its demands. Informing that they are hopeful that the GoAP will bring out positive results on second demand, Joram said that the ANYA has kept the proposed bandh…

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Arunachal weightlifter inks national record, Tinku wins gold medal & Lapung bronze

ITANAGAR, Oct 16: Arunachal weightlifter Golom Tinku, 13, created a new national record during ongoing 15th Youth National Weightlifting Championships at Bodh Gaya in Bihar on Wednesday. Tinku while taking part in 55-kg weight category won gold medal for the state by lifting 93-kg in snatch and 122 in clean & jerk, totaling 215-kg. Meanwhile, another state’s budding weightlifter Shankar Lapung while taking part in the same weigh category won bronze medal for the state, according to Arunachal Pradesh Weightlifting Association vice president-cum-Athlete Selection Committee chairman Daniel Teli.

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NPP team calls on CM, speaker

ITANAGAR, Oct 16: A delegation of state unit National People’s Party (NPP) led by president Gicho Kabak called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Wednesday to inform that the NPP Legislature Party in its meeting on Tuesday had unanimously elected three-time legislator Tapuk Taku as its leader. Kabak handed over copy of resolution adopted during the meeting when Khandu congratulated Taku on his election and assured all possible support to accelerate developmental activities throughout the state, party sources told PTI. The delegation including party MLAs Taku, Mithi, Tarin Dakpe…

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Guv for lab to land’ principle for higher production

SHERGAON, Oct 16: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra has called upon farmers, horticulturists and officials during his visit to state horticulture farm (SHF) and trout hatching farm (THF) here on Wednesday, to adopt latest scientific methods for higher production and gain. Advising ‘lab to land’ principle to help villagers adopt such techniques, he said this would encourage youth to turn horticulture entrepreneurs but lauded farm management of for their good works. Every citizen, be he a farmer in remote village, or youth in the rural area or an official, has…

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AAPWU moves DC on Aadhar misdeed

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Oct 16: Lohit unit All Arunachal Pradesh Worker’s Union (AAPWU) raided Aadhar card registration office here and exposed huge ongoing misdeed by the staffs in registration. “The staffs used to charge Rs 400-500 per card without following proper guidelines. Aadhar takes months to get but the immigrants from Assam used to get it within 15 days. This illegal practices would create abnormal situation in the future because Aadhar will help to avail all benefits depriving the native”, AAPWU GS Yalum Ama alleged. One of my relative has…

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SDHP launched to bring awareness on oral health

ITANAGAR, Oct 16: School dental health programme (SDHP) to create awareness on oral health, hygiene and dental care was launched by Arunachal Pradesh State Dental Council (APSDC) in collaboration with state branch of Indian Dental Association (IDA) in Arunodaya HS School here on Wednesday. Health services director Dr. Moromor Lego in his inaugural address highlighted impact of oral hygiene on general health while APSDC registrar-cum-DDHS (dental) Dr Joram Nisha said the event would also create awareness on dental Caries, periodontal problems, malocclusions etc, among children (6-12 years, most vulnerable period…

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Some bankers turn cynosure of customers

By A O News Service NAHARALAGUN, Oct 16: Some bank employees turn cynosure of account holders for their easy transactions to save time. And Arunachalee Marpi Ori of Naharlagun AXIS branch is among them who always remained surrounded by account holders for doing their works smilingly. Punctuating her busy schedule, she raised her head to pleasantly reply to this reporter: “We are here to serve the people”. Branch manager Manoj Baruah and other staffs were watching with inquisitiveness though the branch had large number people for various transactions. When one…

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YTT training camp | Yoga helps harmonious life: Tok

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 16: Stressing significance of yoga therapy treatment (YTT), PH&WSE SE Tayam Tok at Lekhi village Seva Dham here on Wednesday said it helps to lead life in harmony with nature. In his inaugural address as chief guest to a seven-day residential training camp, organized by Arunachal Pradesh.Seva Bharti (APSV) in collaboration with Nashik’s Yog Vidya Gurukul, he explained practical implications and in-depth study of yoga philosophy covering yoga sutras of Patanjali, yoga upanishad and Bhagavad Gita. Organizing such yoga camps will help people move towards a healthy and tension-free…

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