Arunachal: State News in Brief , 17th February 2018

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Tezu –  NSCN (K) cadres apprehended

Three alleged NSCN (K) operatives, who were reportedly carrying out extortion activities in Medo and Chongkham areas of Lohit and Namsai districts, were apprehended during a joint operation conducted by security forces and the state police of 15 February. One .22 mm pistol along with live rounds, three mobile phones, and one motorcycle used in extortion activities were seized from the trio. The three revealed during interrogation that they were involved in the kidnapping of a tea garden official from Kharsang last year, and that they collected a ransom amount of Rs 12 lakh.

Pasighat- Skill development awareness rally

 One-day skill development awareness rally-cum- Job Mela conducted recently  in the District Industries Centre (DIC). Altogether 247 candidate were registered by the VTPs while 138 of candidates were temporarily registered by DIC for Trade like Handloom and Textile, Driver-cum-Mechanic etc due to non-participation of related VTPs after advertisement, informed Assistant Director (Ind) M. Megu.  Deputy Director, Industries, M. Jamoh while inaugurating the Job Mela advised the trainees to take advantage of such government programme targeted largely to ameliorate the condition of unemployed youth of the state.

Itanagar-  RGUTA protest march

The Rajiv Gandhi University Teachers’ Association (RGUTA) staged a protest march at the university’s premises on Friday, in solidarity with the Federation of the Central Universities’ Association (FEDCUTA) demanding time-bound promotion and 100 per cent central assistance to universities.
These demands are in lieu of Clause 18 of the memorandum from the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) issued on 13 January 2017, which suggests that the Centre provide only 70 per cent of fund assistance to universities, and that the remaining amount be managed by the universities themselves.

Itanagar – Youth Mission For Clean River

The Youth Mission for Clean River-Arunachal Pradesh   (YMFCR-AP) today appeal the people of state specially capital complex to extended their helping hand in keeping cleanness of river which is life-giving for human. Addressing the media at Arunachal Press club here today YMFCR-AP Chairman S. D. Loda said that  ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ would be only successful if the campaign is supported wholeheartedly by all. The situation is in state wherein state is doing show-off but peoples cooperation is sought for its success on ground.

Itanagar- Blood Donation on Valentine day

Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donors Organisation (AVBDO), unit of Arunachal Vivekananda Yuva Shakti (AVYS), and I Love Arunachal, an Itanagar based NGO, jointly organised a voluntary blood donation camp in R. K. Mission Hospital, Itanagar in collaboration with Federation of Cricket Association. The camp was organised on the occasion of Valentine’s Day like every year, with the motive of spreading love through blood donation. The camp was a huge success as 95 volunteers showed up, out of which 82 blood units were collected. These blood units have been collected at a time when there is a dire need of blood in hospitals. These blood units will be made available to needy patients through R. K. Mission Hospital.

Itanagar – BARC Scientist Visits HIM International School

Scientist Dr. Ravikant M. Altekar, who worked at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for 37 years visited HIM International School today as a guest speaker. He started the session by instructing them on the foundations of Vedic Mathematics. Then, he showed videos on solar and space shuttle much to the delight of the young audience. He ended the session interacting with the young scholars and ignited their minds with innovative thoughts. Mr. Dubey (Academic Head) presented a school memento as a token of love and thanked his for his valuable time which he spent with our students.

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