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North East

Students protest killing of former MLA by insurgents in Arunachal

Itanagar, December 22: Various students' organisations under the aegis of All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) on Friday staged a rally here to protest the killing of former Congress MLA Yumsem Matey. Denouncing the act of rebel groups in the three districts of Tirap, Changlang and Longding, hundreds of students marched from Akashdeep complex to Raj Bhavan holding anti-insurgency banners and placards. The protesting students later submitted a five-point memorandum to Governor Lt Gen K T Parnaik (Retd). The demands of the students' organisations include securing peace and normalcy in...
North East

Develop a strong sense of empathy: Arunachal Governor to students

Itanagar, December 19: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt Gen K T Parnaik (Retd) on Tuesday advised the students to be highly creative, socially aware, and develop a strong sense of empathy. Gracing the 10th convocation of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Jote, near here, the governor asked the students to create a new work culture that would adhere to values, ethics and morals, in a world that is besieged with several conflicts and concerns. He asked the graduating students to come back to the institute as alumni as and...
North East

Prepare to face future challenges: Arunachal Guv to students

Itanagar, December 18: Arunachal Pradesh Governor KT Parnaik on Monday exhorted students to prepare for the challenges that they are going to face in the future. Laying the foundation stone of the Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Science University’s permanent campus at Sangepo in Lower Subansiri district, he said today’s youths are leaders of the future and they must prepare themselves for the challenges ahead. He emphasised that to be good leaders in the future, the youths must get educated, disciplined and motivated. Parnaik expressed hope that the university will...
North East

Principal arrested for thrashing students who failed to recite prayer, lacked Sanskrit proficiency

Itanagar, December 17: The principal of a school in Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke Kessang district was arrested for allegedly beating up students who failed to recite the prayer properly and lacked proficiency in Sanskrit, police said on Sunday. The school was operated by the Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, which terminated the services of the principal after the allegations surfaced, they said. The principal was arrested from Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, Pakke Kessang’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Tasi Darang said. The incidents of physical abuse came to light after the...
North East

Arunachal Guv lauds Navy for motivating students at institutes

Itanagar, November 10: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lieutenant General K T Parnaik on Friday lauded the Navy for reaching out to students at various institutes and motivating them to join the defence forces. A three-member team of Naval officers led by Commander Ronie Chowpoo called on the governor at Raj Bhavan here. He said youth of the state have good physical fitness and agility, and have huge potential to join the armed forces, a Raj Bhavan communique said. The naval officers, also including Lt Commander Rige Bagra and Lt Commander Saloni...
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