PMGSY saw sea changes in Arunachal: DyCM

Kavyanjali- tribute to Bharat Ratna Atalji  By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 16: A month ago this day India’s worthy son, former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee left for his eternal abode, but Arunachal Pradesh state BJP paid tribute with love and respect by organizing Kavyanjali as Atalji was a great thoughtful poet. Dr Joram Aniya Tana, Hindi professor of DNGC & recipient of Bishwa Hindi Award, said PM Narendr Modi was speechless with the passing away of Atalji, but recited her self-composed poem – Atal tum atal rahoge…

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NYP campers trained in new sports Aainball

From A O News Service KALAKTANG, Sept 16: Yoti Foundation (YF, a section 25 corporate) in collaboration with National Youth Project (NYP) demonstrated a new sport, called Aainball, in a village near here on Sunday in West Kameng district. The YF was invited by NYP president H P Biswas to attend the ongoing International Youth Leadership camp being attended by 300 youth from Nepal, Indonesia and 20 Indian states, its secretary Syed Waseem told this daily here on Sunday. The Aainball demonstration-training camp also involved local youth for upcoming national and…

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Devastating fire turns house into ashes

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sep 16:  A devastating fire broke out around 1 am on Sunday destroying the house and belongings of one Biki Takam Comsung causing a loss of around Rs 40 lakh but there was no report of any human causality. The house was located within the compound of 133 Kv sub-station power house at Chimpu near here and short circuit has been suspected to be the cause of the fire. Comsung, Arunachal Pradesh Chemist & Druggist Association (APC&DA) joint secretary, who lives near Chimpu power house with…

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Retired GoAP director refused entry at Gumto check gate

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 16: Former IPR director Supriyo Deb, who has settled down at Harmuti after serving in Arunachal Pradesh for 33 years, was refused entry at Gumto check gate despite production of his identity card with photograph and pensioner’s identity card. Though all police check gates allow entry with such identity cards issued by the state Govt, but he was shocked on refusal entry as he frequents between Harmuti and Capital Complex very often to meet his GoAP colleagues, near and dear ones. While talking…

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Ziro expects bumper kiwi harvest

ZIRO, Sept 16: This headquarters town of Lower Subansiri is expecting bumper Kiwi harvest as per inspection report of an expert team comprising of Kiwi Gardens Cooperative Society (KGCS) team led by its secretary Gyati Loder, DHO Komri Murtem and HDO Pura Obing. The team, after inspecting kiwi gardens in and around Ziro on Sunday, attributed the bumper harvest this year to cultivation with scientific management adopted by the farmers coupled with favourable climatic condition during pollination and fruit setting period. Murtem distributed gardening tools to the farmers during inspection. (DIPRO)

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Student’s body recovered

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Sep 16: The mortal remains of Arun Modi, 23, a 5th semester student of Tezu IGG College here was recovered here on Sunday by local police. Sister of deceased, Minam Modi, 20, D/O Akut Modi of Remi village, under PO/PS Dambuk of Dibang Valley district, also a student of same college, had lodged a missing report with Tezu PS around 11 PM on Saturday night, pointing out that the deceased was missing from Dangoria Baba Mandir area since September 13 around 11.30 PM and not traceable. The…

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NESA demands Rs 10 lakh as ex-gratia

ITANAGAR, Sept 16: Nyishi Ethnic Students of Arunachal (NESA) demanded immediate relief for large number of flood affected people of the state. Taking part in a meeting on recent flood situation in various parts of Capital Complex, NESA president Biri Chattum said that the relief provided by the GoAP is not sufficient and lot more is needed. An ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased is not sufficient and the amount should be raised to Rs 10 lakh. And the GoAP should seek relief…

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Arunachal team in Gujarat to play in Vijay Hazare Trophy

 Team Arunachal in Gujarat’s Nadiad ITANAGAR, Sept 16: The senior men’s team arrived at Gujarat and started their practice session to play their first match against Mizoram on September 19 in Vijay Hazare Trophy. Former Indian player Gursharan Singh is the coach of the senior team, Arunachal Cricket Association (ACA) honourary secretary Tado Kholi said. Meanwhile, the ACA will conduct trial for upcoming Under 19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy on September 17 and 18 at IG Park here and the tournament will start from October 5.  

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MP seeks intervention of PM on Siang river disaster

PASIGHAT, Sept 15: Lok Sabha member Ninong Ering, in a letter Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today suggested inter-national dialogues with China on release of water and silt to be released from Zangmu dam power projects in Yarlung Zangpo in Tibet along with the other dams as Siang River carry huge amount of silt to be deposited in Pasighat valley and downstream which causes disaster. Recalling his previous letter on Siang River, popularly known Tsangpo in China and Brahmaputra in Assam, Ering said that large siltation in the river has led…

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Nehru’s Panchsheel policy befitting for tribal dev: CM  

* GoAP to start its own aircraft services soon TAWANG, Sept 15: Dittoing India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s Panchsheel policy, Chief Minister Pema Khandu today said that it should pursued for socio-economic development of the tribals. Addressing the maiden joint conference of anganwadi and ASHA workers at Kalawangpo Hall here today, he said Arunachal Pradesh should develop at their own pace with safeguards to ensure their well being. He, however, lamented that the state did not receive proper hand holding from GoI since its journey from NEFA to statehood resulting…

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