3 RCC houses dismantled near helipad | ‘Political will key for New Arunachal’

Trial on for civil air service to Ziro, Mechuka & Tawang ALGs: Nalo By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, July 15: Three of the 11 unauthorized RCC structures close to helipad boundary here were dismantled on Monday by a team led by chief estate officer (CEO)-cum-ADM Talo Potom, Naharlagun SDPO Reke Kamsi and police station OC inspector Yangfo Dodum. While dismantling by two JCBs was in process under the supervision of 145 personnel of civil police, IRBn, PPF, STF and CRPF, ADM told this daily that the eviction begun late around 2.30 pm…

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Heavy shower hits normal life in Arunachal

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 15: Heavy monsoon rains continued to batter normal life across Arunachal Pradesh, including in Capital Complex while Guwahati-based Regional Meteorological Centre predicting more rainfall in NE region. The flood havoc so far has claimed two lives in Tawang district while another has been is missing after cloudburst in Singchung area of West Kameng district on July 8 last, disaster management director Kanto Danggen said on Monday. Two houses, including a GoAP quarter, were damaged in West Kameng while another house was collapsed in West Siang district…

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High Commission of India in London | Indradhanush to showcase Miji & Rongmei dances

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, July 15: Traditional dances Miji of Arunachal Pradesh and Rongmei of Manipur will be showcased at Nehru Centre by cultural wing of High Commission of India at London in United Kingdom on July 18 next. The event christened Indradhanush aims at highlighting rich colourful tribal heritage and dance forms of India in London, Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence founder Ragasudha Vinjamuri aka Sudha told this editor from London over telephone on Monday. “Miji and Rongmei dances are unknown to UK audiences and we are proud to bring…

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11 JE cases in Arunachal  

NAHARLAGUN, July 15: In all 11 Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases have been reported from Arunachal Pradesh during July, including district-wise – East Siang – 5, Papumpare Pare – 3, Upper Suabansiri, Lohit and Kra Daadi one each, according to health services director Dr. M. Lego. Eleven patients who tested positive are under treatment in various hospitals, but no death has been reported till date. Health & family welfare department has taken up all preventive steps for which there is no cause of alarm. Any cases of fever with stiffness of…

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MLA Deori inspects flood hit areas

NAMSAI, July 15: Lekang MLA Jummum Ete Deori, along with Lekang CO N.L Naam, WRD EE and other officers on Monday visited flood affected Dirak Miri, Rangalee Beel, New Silatoo and Philobari villages under the circle to take stock of the situation. She also visited Silatoo Kosari relief camp set up by the district administration where two families of 10 members have been sheltered with ration, flood protection works at New Silatoo village being executed by WRD and found that some part of the ongoing Sheet Piling works have been damaged…

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Execute rural road projects on mission mode: Guv to RWD

ITANAGAR, July 15:  Chairing a high-level meeting on road connectivity, with special reference to 157-km Miao-Vijoynagar road at Raj Bhavan here on Monday, Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra stressed on strengthening rural road connectivity to execute all projects on mission mode to bring development in every corner of Arunachal Pradesh. The officials and concerned authorities should be ready to go into the details of each project and work with anticipation to remove any cause of delay in the road construction work as socio-economic development of the rural communities, particularly agrarian…

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CM asks BRO to complete roads speedily

NEW DELHI, July 15: While discussing status of  ongoing road projects being executed by the BRO in Arunachal Pradesh during a meeting in BRO headquarters here on Monday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu urged the  BRO to complete these projects o expeditiously. Khandu also discussed status of proposed construction of Sela Tunnel project during the meeting attended BRO Director General Border Roads Lt Gen Harpal Singh. (PRO)

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Medicines from Delhi reach Hong health unit  

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 15: With health care delivery system in Arunachal Pradesh is still below expectation, life saving medicines sent from Delhi for poor tribal patients reached Six Sigma Mountain Health Centre in remote Hong village of Lower Subansiri on Monday. Six Sigma team and Dr Pradeep donated the medicines which were transported by Railway authority for six Mahatma Gandhi health units followed by good Samaritans transporting them from Itanagar despite horrible road conditions, Helping Hands founder Robin Hibu told this daily. Moreover, Arora family at Chandni Chowk…

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MA entrance exam centre sought in DPGC

ITANAGAR, July 15: A Galo Students’ Union (GSU) team called on RGU VC Prof. Saket Khuswaha on Monday and in a representation urged to set up RGU MA entrance examination centre at Donyi Polo Government College, Kamki in West Siang district. The VC, in response, assured to take up the issue in next academic council meeting for consideration, the GSU claimed in a release. The plea is based on the grounds that DPGC has capacity for more than 2000 students to can accommodate and benefit students of DPGC, Basar Model College, Yeggo Saint Franchis…

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Nalo assures to revamp ISBT

ITANAGAR, July 15: A team of Lekhi Panchayat Inter-State Bus Terminal Transport Welfare Committee (LPISBTTWC) led by GS Kipa Kanam called on Transport, Tourism & Civil Aviation Minister Nakap Nalo here on Monday and placed various grievances of ISBT located at Lekhi village. Assuring to look into pleas for proper drainage system, collapsed boundary wall, construction of entry security gate, permission for vendors and local carriage or passenger vehicles, the minister hinted at holding a meeting with LPISBTTWC involving ISBT authority on the spot, claimed the committee in a release, adding…

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