RGU and IHD sign MoU for research collaborations

RONO HILLS, May 21: The Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), which recently awarded grade-A by NAAC, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with New Delhi-based Institute for Human Development (IHD) for academic and research collaborations. The MoU, signed by finance officer-cum-registrar in-charge Prof. Otem Padung and IHD director signed on behalf of RGU and IHD director  Prof. Alakh N Sharma virtually on Tuesday, was exchanged in presence of vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha. The RGU, being a central varsity has many important and relevant departments of studies, specially a vibrant centre…

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Fight against drug menace on:SDPO | Capital Police arrest 16 drug peddlers, including 5 females

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 21: The Capital Police, in its continued fight against drug menace, have arrested 16 drug peddlers, including five females and registered a case against them during this year, Itanagar SDPO Kengo Dirchi said while briefing media persons in his office here on Tuesday. The police have also seized around 500 grams of suspected heroin and more than 1000 grams of cannabis from their possession, he said, adding that based information of an arrested drug peddler during interrogation, 78 other drug users have been taken into preventive…

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LIC BM Kena-a super achiever

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 21: Naharlagun-based LIC branch manager Takap Kena has proved  hum kise se kum nehi (We are inferior to known), the way Alison Welly Bakha had proved on Sunday after his produced feature film Sangi Gai, directed by Nyago Ete, was screened at 77 Rue Félix Faure, 06400 Cannes, as part of Cannes Festival’s Marché du.   There are seven PSUs, including LIC, among 24 life insurance companies operating in India now. Kena, who has served LIC in various parts of NE India, has…

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Aalo: Storm fly away roof tops, uproots trees & electric poles

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 21: A massive storm along with heavy rains swept West Siang district HQs Aalo on Tuesday afternoon that flew away roofs of many kutcha houses to hit hard numerous local people but no casualty was reported. The damaged houses included school quarters, private residences and OBT buildings in Nehru Chowk, New market, Police colony, Paktu, near DC office and  Govt HS school, police source said.   Moreover, big trees and electric poles were uprooted by the impact of the storm that affected road communication in different…

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CEO reviews Tirap dist’s counting  arrangements

KHONSA, May 21: State chief electoral officer (CEO) P K Sain, accompanied by Tirap district election officer (DEO), SP, returning officers and assistant returning officers on Tuesday here meticulously examined the arrangements in place to ensure a seamless counting process to ensure smooth and efficient counting processes in the district. After examining security measures, infrastructure readiness and deployment of security personnel, he expressed satisfaction with the comprehensive preparations and highlighted the importance of accuracy, transparency and efficiency. “Our aim is to ensure that the counting process is conducted in a…

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DEO reviews vote counting readiness

YUPIA,  May 21: Papum Pare district election officer (DEO)  Jiken Bomjen on Tuesday here reviewed arrangements and preparedness for  counting of votes scheduled on  June 2 for the assembly and June 4 for Lok Sabha. After arrangements relating to security, randomization of counting personnel,  recounting of ETPBS and their movement from strong room, media cell,  traffic managements and communication centre were discussed elaborately,  Bomjen urged all nodal officers to go through the guidelines minutely to avoid any last minute hassles. Earlier on Monday last, the first phase of training for…

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Tato-II Hydro Electric Project | Payment of land compensation unfair, alleges THEPFCDCF

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 21: The Tato-II Hydro Electric Project Fair Compensation Demand Committee Forum (THEPFCDCF) has raised serious concerns over disbursement process of land compensation for 700 MW Tato-II Hydro Electric Project at Tato in Shi-Yomi district. The committee has accused district administration (land acquisition authority), the agency responsible for the compensation, of lack of transparency and unfair practices in distributing compensation to landowners affected by the above project. There has been a lack of clear communication from the authority regarding criteria used for determining compensation amounts, claimed…

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Arunachal-made TRIHMS Drs to change NE concept

By Pradeep Kumar The lead one news of May 21 edition of this daily – 49 Arunachal-made Drs pass out from TRIHMS -, evoked a question mark from my old acquaintance from Delhi: “Hope TRIHM doctors are well trained in all fronts. Are you really convinced that TRIHM has all facilities, experienced faculties and other paraphernalia back up by rigorous practical training for MBBS students? Anything in North Eastern states is doubted due to dubious reasons for a lack of ethics and integrity. It’s a fact that unfortunately the perception persists with…

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Rising dog bite cases | Stray dogs to be caught & sterilized: Commissioner

 ITANAGAR, May 21: A meeting of all stakeholder departments and NGO represetatives, chaired by  AHV&DD commissioner Bidol Tayeng in his Civil Secretariat office here on Monday, reviewed rising dog-bites cases in state capital and some districts. Attributing the causes to increasing stray dogs, AHV department officers highlighted its consequences to the society. Officers of health and family welfare departments enlisted number of dog bites and rabies cases in the state and various activities taken up to control of Rabies. Capital district administration gave details of efforts being made to control…

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49 Arunachal-made Drs pass out from TRIHMS | Be a lifelong learner: Prof Shukla

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, May 20: The Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) created a history on Monday with 49 of its total 50 first bath MBBS students from across the country passing out as clinicians or Indian Medical Graduates (IMGs), Maharashtra’s Sevagram-based Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Director-cum-Dean Prof Ajay Kumar Shukla, said while speaking as chief guest. “It is history because almost 100% result that too by the first batch by any medical college is unheard of for which Director Dr Moji Jini, the…

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