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Assam Rifles conducts various activities

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By EMN Updated: May 18, 2022 9:46 pm
Assam Rifles conducts various activities
AR personnel, villagers and others recovering the vehicle that met with an accident in Chümoukedima district on May 16.

Dimapur, May 18 (EMN): Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles (AR), under the aegis HQ IGAR (North) conducted a drawing and painting competition for the students of High School, Sakhabama in Kohima on May 13.

A total of 81 students participated, exhibiting their talent and values for nation-building. In continuation of International Yoga Day celebration, AR also educated the students on positive effects of yoga on mind, body and soul, a defence update informed.

On May 16, Jalukie Battalion of AR under the aegis of IGAR (North) extended a helping hand in extricating a vehicle, which met with an accident near Pushito Village in Chümoukedima district.

After receiving information about the  accident, a column of the battalion rushed to the accident site, inspected it and carefully extricated the vehicle without any further damage.

Again on the same day, the battalion removed multiple road blocks due to heavy landslides in Tening. The locals acknowledged the efforts of AR for their help, it said.

Meanwhile, Phek Battalion of  AR under the aegis of IGAR (North) organised a medical camp at Wuzu village in Phek district May 15.

On learning about the spread of viral fever, heavy cough and cold especially in kids and elders, 38 Assam Rifles went to the village with a medical team and supplies. A total of 45 patients were treated.

In Arunachal Pradesh, Khonsa Battalion under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted a selection test for aspirants of AISSEE 2023 at Khonsa, Tirap district on May 15.

The selection test was aimed at short listing meritorious candidates from remote villages of Tirap district and providing a platform to the underprivileged students for AISSEE 2023. The concept of Sainik School entrance exam was also briefed to the students.

Training of  shortlisted candidates will be carried out for next eight months before the final entrance exam in January 2023. In ‘phase 1’ training, classes will be conducted and study materials will be provided. In ‘phase 2’, mock tests will be conducted, while in the ‘final phase’, special focus will be given to the weak subjects of each student.

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By EMN Updated: May 18, 2022 9:46:41 pm
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