Khelo India U-17 Girls League | Capital Complex FC crowned champions  

ITANAGAR, Jan 28: Capital Complex Football Club (CCFC) were on Tuesday crowned champions of the maiden Khelo India U-17 Girls League-2020 after they defeated Eleven Sister FC of Lower Siang by convincing margin of 6 goals to 1. The final of match was played at Chiduchigo Football Stadium at Likabali of Lower Siang district where CCFC’s Tamo Kuniya stole the show by scoring hattrick, which were followed by a brace from Kai Rumi and captain Gyani Ramching also scored a goal for the winning side. Eleven Sister’s Rubu Gowala was the lone…

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Thongchi & Uncle Moosa well deserving for Padama Shri

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 28: Conferment of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour, awarded by the GoI on Republic Day annually, on noted literature Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi and Sathyanarayan Mundayoor, is a matter of great pride for every Arunachalee, said lawmakers Jambey Tashi (Lumla) and Chau Zingnu Namchoom (Namsai). The duo told this daily that is state’s literary giant Thongchi though has been writing in Assamese but was the one who projected the rich cultural heritage of the state and its people to the rest of India with …

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GoAP grants 10-yr PML to GeoEnpro to boost revenue

ITANAGAR, Jan 27: The GoAP  granted extension of petroleum mining lease (PML) for Kharsang Oilfield covering an area of 9.94 sqkm in Changlang district to the consortium of lessees comprising of Oil India Limited, Geopetrol International Inc, JEKPL Private Ltd (erstwhile Jubilant Energy) and GeoEnpro Petroleum Ltd. Chief Minister Pema Khandu handed over the PML permission to GeoEnpro CEO Ajay Kumar Ray and representatives of other partners here on Monday. Congratulating GeoEnpro, operator of Kharsang Oilfield as per a previous consensus, for extension of PML for another 10 years, Khandu…

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Arunachal bid to break Guinness World Record

BOMDILA, Jan 27:  Arunachal Pradesh took part in the Bicycle Parade -2020, which is India’s attempt to break Guinness World Record currently being held by Thailand. In West Kameng, 15 cyclists led by PHED executive engineer Niapung Konia covered 45-km from Bomdila general ground to Dirang after being flagged off by DC Dr. Sonal Swaroop. In East Kameng, ten riders led by DT Group chairman Chandra Sono Yangfo rode 50-km return trip from Seppa general ground to Attangarang village after being flagged by district sports officer Khoya Yame. In Shi Yomi,…

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Geo-tagging tech, monitoring essential for development: Guv

40 state awards announced By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Arunachal Pradesh celebrated 71st Republic Day with great enthusiasm and fervor on Sunday reflecting India’s rich diversity, ethnicity and traditions, particularly in this state known for patriotism of its people. Governor Brig (Retd) B D Mishra, after hoisting the tri-colour and taking salute of an impressive march-past at state level celebration at Indira Gandhi Park here, in his address said that satellite-based monitoring and geo-tagging technology would be employed to keep a tab on all development projects in…

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AISU suspends 12-hr Capital bandh call

By AO News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Arunachal Indigenous Students’ Forum (AISU) called off its 12-hour bandh call proposed on Tuesday due to assurance given by Education Minister Taba Tedir to look into most of their demands. Informing this at a press conference in APC here on Monday after meeting with the minister, AISU president Techi Talik said that its Forum members were called for talk on Monday. After threadbare discussion with the minister in presence of Capital SP, a written assurance through the DC was given to look into their…

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Thongchi most deserving for Padma Award: APLS

By APLS team CHIPUTA, Itanagar, Jan 27: Renowned Arunachal Pradesh literature Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, who was conferred with Padma Shri Award by Govt of India, was felicitated by Naharlagun Kristi Kenrda during a get-together on the bank of Pchin River here on Sunday. When asked as to why he has been honoured with this coveted award, the Sahitya Academy awardee said that it is the award giver to reply. On his next literary work, he said: “I was not known in the past, but I am under pressure to attend…

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Preserve state’s indigenous tradition & culture: Tedir

DOIMUKH, Jan 27: Indigenous Affairs, Cultural Affairs & Education Minister Taba Tedir has exhorted to protect, preserve and work for promotion of state’s indigenous tculture and tradition symbolizing identity of tribal people. “It is high time to think and act for protection of our rich cultural heritage and traditional value as noticeably culture and the identity of few tribal communities are on verge of extinction  due to impact of modernity,” he said in his address to 20th foundation day celebration  of Nyedar Namlo at Rono ground here on Monday. Terming it as…

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Arunachal celebrates R-Day with fervor

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 27: The 71st Republic Day was celebrated across Arunachal Pradesh with ceremonial march past andthe chief guest hoisting the tri-colour, addressing the gathering enlisting various achievements of the GoAP and plans for future besides exhibition stalls. At Tawang: DC Sang Phuntsok was chief guest while four teachers & three Indian Army doctors were given commendation certificate by district administration for their dedicated services to the people. Other place-wise chief guests were  RD Thungon ADC (Lungla), ADC Lobsang Wangchu Bapu (Jang) and ADC(HQs) Lobsang Tsering besides other EAC and CO HQs. At…

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