6th University Badminton League-2018 begins

RONO HILLS, Nov 19: The 6th University Badminton League-2018 of RGU, organised by RGU Officers’ Club (RGUOC), was inaugurated by IMC EE Tadar Tarang here on Sunday evening. While lauding the effort in promoting sports, he said that badminton as a sport is the ultimate game, a game of no retirement, which could keep a person of any age physically fit and healthy besides being source of recreation. He volunteered to contribute to sponsor cash awards for the winners. The RGUOC, an affiliated member of Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) is holding men’s doubles event…

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State level quiz competition concludes

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 19: The state level quiz competition, organised by Education Development Organisation Society (EDOS) involving 32 teams of 200 members from across the state concluded here  on Sunay. Tadam Tamma & Piyush Ojna and Dhaken Gogoi & Biswadeep C of Nirjuli VKV and Pura Raju & Minam Pangkok of Ziro Frontier School emerged winners of Cat-I , Cat-II & Cat-III respectively in ‘The Quiz’ Session-2 Battle of the Brain, Inter school state level competition. They received aash prize of Rs 1 lakh in each category along with…

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1st Arunachalee lady teacher Telosai Mele remembered

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Nov 20: The first Arunachalee lady teacher late Telosai Mele was remembered for her invaluable contributions to the society. Denning Keba Society organized a function in to honour her, who belonged to Mishmi community and spearheaded girl education in Lohit district. She was a pioneer education of girl children and promoted the idea that girl children can read like boys during NEFA days visiting door to door in remote villages to pursue parents to send their wards to schools. As a teacher she was kind and caring…

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Minister Singh lauds GoAP for scheme implementation

Nagaland ICAR-NRC on mithun to set up field station at Sagalee ITANAGAR, Nov 18: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh, after reviewing all central and state sponsored agri-allied sector schemes in a meeting here on Sunday, expressed his happiness over their implementation. In comparison to last many years, the preceding two years saw maximum progress in all sectors, he said and complimented the central and state leaderships for the success rate. “I had visited the state in 2014 to review all ongoing agri-allied sector schemes. In comparison to 2014,…

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Groom young minds rightly for nation building: DyCM

ITANAGAR, Nov 18: “We must groom the young minds in right directions to build our country,”, said Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein in his concluding address to  7th national convention of Past Pupils of Don Bosco (PPDB) at DBYC here on Sunday. The event, organized by Itanagar unit of Indian National Federation of PPDB,  themed “towards nation building”. “India is the country of innovations & technology and we must groom the young minds to develop, innovative ideas by making best use of technology,” Mein said, adding though “Arunachal Pradesh is a…

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Lumdung hosts Arunachal Paragliding Festival

From Our Correspondent LUMDUNG, Nov 18: West Seppa MLA Mama Natung inaugurated Arunachal Paragliding Festival, 2018 amidst mammoth gathering of officers, youths and locals of East Kameng district in Papu Valley along Trans Arunachal Highway (TAH) here on Sunday. Natung, in his address, said that such adventurous games, a craze  among present day youths, will go a long way in promoting adventure tourism having vast potential in the state. It will not only promote tourist flow but also boost economic condition of the people living in the area, he said. Terming…

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CM meets GOC to discuss on job scope for youths

RUPA, Nov 18: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today met 5 Mountain Division GOC Major General RK Jha at Tenga to discuss on carrying forward the mission to build and maintain harmonious relation between the public and the Army. Khandu, during a brief meeting, discussed on upcoming recruitment rally being organized for Arunachalee youths by Indian Army and urged to conduct awareness drive to sensitize youths about building career in armed forces. He also discussed about celebration of 10th Annual Maitree Diwas, a civil-military festival, scheduled in Tawang during December 1…

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Tajo living testimony of Arunachal’s cultural mosaic

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Arunachal Pradesh is known for its unique but time tested rich cultural heritage and traditions which are still preserved by the common people despite the impacts of modernity. One Tenung Tajo, living in Naharlagun is a glittering example. He always comes out of home in traditional Nysihi outfit to draw attention. Though I have been seeing him for last few decades and attempted to take a snap, but failed miserably. It is well neigh impossible to take his picture. However, coincidentally one of my…

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Work with commitment for success in 2019 election, Waii tells party workers

From Our Correspondent PAKKE KESSASNG, Nov 17: Home & UD Minister Kumar Waii has urged BJP leaders and workers to work toeing party ideology and GoAP policy with discipline and sincerity for success in 2019 assembly elections. Addressing East Kameng district extended BJP executive body meeting here on Saturday; Waii said that winning all 60 seats would not be possible without coordination and cooperation among party workers and leaders. All leaders need to extend their selfless service for the party with dedication rising above individual aspirations while there could be…

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Lecturer’s couple bade tearful adieu

By A O News Service RONO HILLS, Nov 18: Arunachal-Utkala Sanskrutika Parishad (AUSP) bade touching farewell to DNGC chemistry HoD Dr Narasimha Sahu, who retired on July 31 last and his wife Namita Sahu at a function in RGU campus here on Sunday. Dr Sahu, had joined Pasighat JNC in 1992 as a chemistry lecturer after completing his research in BHU. But, he climbed one after another ladder of success through his perseverance and commitment to teaching. AUSP adviser Prof Nishamani Kar, in his appreciation, said: “Actions speak louder than words…

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