DEO reviews final preparation for counting

AALO, May 22: West Siang DEO Swetika Sachan conducted  final review meeting on Wednesday with all AROs on key issues to ensure  peaceful vote counting. General observer Darpan Jain stressed on regulating the entry of polling agents constituency-wise to avoid rush inside the counting hall, facilities inside counting premises and reinforcements of reserve counting officials as counting process may go beyond mid night. Interacting with micro observers later, ECI observer Dr. Mohan Lal Yadav asked all micro observers to discharge their entrusted duties effectively being representatives of the ECI. A…

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Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary | Cong strongly opposes all forms of terrorism: Tuki

ITANAGAR, May 22: Congress strongly opposes all forms of terrorism threatening peace and tranquility of India, said former chief minister Nabam Tuki after paying floral tribute at the portrait on his 28th death anniversary on Tuesday. Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was a man of masses who fought against terrorism and violence. We salute his supreme sacrifice for the country and pledge to rededicate ourselves to fulfill his dreams,” Tuki said during the event observed by Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee in its head office here. PCC, CCC and frontal organizations office…

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Cattle rules the roost on NH-52 

From Our Correspondent NAMSAI, May 22: Cattle, especially cows, have been ruling the roost along NH–52 since the double lane high highway became operational. The cow of Mahadevpur– I and III are always found on the NH making it accident prone and blocking smooth vehicular movement. One of the drivers emphatically urged the NH authority and Namsai district administration to immediately intervene before the situation worsens. The herd of cattle most of the time create barricade for free flow of traffic, particularly emergency cases. Many vehicles during emergency or night…

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MLA Aboh & son among 11 killed in UG attack

* Perpetrators not to be spared: HM Singh *APCC holds BJP Govt responsible, demands Khandu to quit By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 21: In a shocking and tragic incident, Khonsa West assembly sitting National People’s Party (NPP) MLA Tirong Aboh, his son and nine others were killed and two others critically injured in an attack by suspected underground (UG) elements between Bogapani village andHukanjulii check gate during on Tuesday. Police HQs PRO confirmed the incident to have occurred along at Khonsa-Deomali road, 20-km from Khonsa around 11.30 am when fouor-vehicle convoy of the MLA was intercepted and…

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Guv lauds BRO for linking far-flung areas by roads

ITANAGAR, May 21: Pointing out that roads are arteries of development and connectivity vital to progress and prosperity of Arunachal Pradesh, Governor Brig (Retd) B D Mishra lauded the BRO for building and maintaining roads to remote and far-flung areas of the state. His comment came during his discussion with BRO officiating additional director general (East) P.K.H. Singh at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. He urged the BRO to keep the roads open throughout the year to facilitate easy communication. Good road connectivity is key to socio-economic growth of agrarian…

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Nurses are backbone of health care system: Doye

By Our Staff Reporter NAHALAGUN, May 21: Nurses are backbone of health delivery system, said, health additional director (medical education & training) Dr. R Doye said and advised nursing students to work with passion and dedication while attending a patient. Addressing valedictory function of nurses week-cum-sports meet of North East Nursing College of Health Science (NENCHS) at Lekhi village here on Tuesday, he told the students the importance of working with full dedication. “Attend any patient cheerfully to provide the best service to bring smile on the face of any patient,”…

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Guv calls for expansion of NCC

ITANAGAR, May 21: NCC is a very important part of academic curricula to instill unity, discipline, nationalism, patriotism and spirit of ‘Nation First’ among young students, Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra said, adding NCC helps cadets to inculcate obedience, group activity and determination. He stressed that NCC should reach every corner of the state by opening more units to help maximum students to get enrolled while discussing about promoting NCC activities in the state when NCC additional director general (NE region) Maj Gen Bipin Bakshi called on him at Raj…

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72 youth to join skill development training

ITANAGAR, May 21: Skill development and entrepreneurship department organized a briefing for 72 youth selected to undergo skill development training in travel &tTourism sector at Udyog Sadan here before sending them off to Guwahati where they will be trained by TUSTI Foundation. These students, which is an empaneled training Providerunder the Centrally Sponsored State Managed (CSSM) Component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)implemented by the Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Arunachal Pradesh. The selection of candidates was done through Skill Development Sensitization, Motivation and trainees selection Rally…

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Taki to get Lummer Dai Literary Award

ITANAGAR, May 21: Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) has decided to confer prestigious Luminous Lummer Dai Literary Award-2019 on Tagang Taki, a noted social worker and one of the pioneer writers of NEFA time. He wrote famous drama, Border Ame in Adi language during 60’s and many books in Adi and Assamese. The award, consisting of a plaque designed by noted North East sculptor Biren Singha, Rs 10,000 and a citation, will be given at JNS museum here on June 1 next on late Dai’s 79th birth anniversary, according APLS to  president  Y.D….

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Meeting on counting procedure held

AALO, May 21: West Siang DEO Swetika Sachan had detail interaction with candidates and election agents of Arunachal West Parliamentary constituency, Liromoba, Likabali, Basar and Aalo assembly seats on procedures for appointment of counting agents and general conduct as prescribed by ECI to be followed during voter counting at Aalo club on May 23. She urged all to strictly adhere to ECI and cooperate for a peaceful counting. With the introduction ETPBS and casting of postal ballot by election duty staff at the facilitation centre, the number of postal ballot…

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