1 dies on spot & 9 hurt in road mishap near Gumto

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 21: One person died on spot while 9 others sustained injuries in a road accident at a place between Golajuli under Harmuty out post and Gumto Check Post of Papum Pare district around 10.30 AM on Monday. One person identified as Gejum Lollen, s/o late Marge Lollen of Kombo Papak, Aalo, reportedly succumbed to his injuries, according to Gumto Check Post in-charge. Papum Pare SP  Tumme Amo told this daily that the passenger Tata winger (bearing registration No AR 09A 7658) met with…

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2 seriously hurt, 10 sustain injuries as Sumo plunges into deep gorge

From Our Special Correspondent PALIN, Jan 21: A Sumo heading to Koloriang from Itanagar with 10 passengers hit a standing white Alto car (No AR 19 0484) on the road here around 9.30 am on Monday and fell into a deep gorge near Sangram hamlet, leaving two passengers seriously injured while others sustained minor injuries. The Sumo (bearing registration No. AR-01E- 4161) was visibly driving at a high speed and hit the car before plunging into the gorge before my eyes. However, the passengers had a narrow escape as the…

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Land compensation scam | GoAP not to spare those found involved: CM   

ZIRO, Jan 21:  If anyone is found involved in land compensation scam of Potin-Pangin and Joram-Koloriang roads won’t be spared by his Govt, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Monday without mincing any words. Addressing a large public meeting here, he warned of strict action, saying actions have been taken against those involved in Joram-Koloriang compensation scam including a DC, a trader and other high profile people. The compensation for Joram-Koloriang finalised under strict monitoring and evaluation will be distributed to the beneficiaries accordingly. The Potin-Pangin road first phase covering…

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TAH affected people serve ultimatum to DC

RAGA, Jan 21: Trans-Arunachal Highway Land Affected People Forum (TAHLAPF) of Kamle District and Upper Yachuli vice president Khoda Lelu and GS Puri Kan Boa served an ultimatum to Kamle DC on Monday by threatening to boycott and hold black day protest on ensuring Republic Day at district HQs Raga. State’s land secretary has failed to fulfill assurances given his office on 03.10.18 in presence of DC and Raga MLA, which included immediate publication of re-notification of earlier notification (on 21.0618 as 105-km Potin-Bopi road) as its  actual length is…

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Genuine TAH beneficiaries let down, resents Rijiju

ZIRO, Jan 21: Potin-Pangin Highway, lifeline of Subansiri and middle Siang belt people, should be taken up without any delay to usher in development for a sustainable economy, Union MoS (Home Affairs)  Kiren Rijiju said in his address to  agathering at Dani Kunya GHS school ground during jan sampark yatra here on Monday. “We have all somehow let down our genuine beneficiaries and stalled the TAH.  It is high time we as officers in responsible positions, leaders and social intellectuals cooperate with the re-assessment team and abide by the Gov…

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Teachers drawing salaries in absence to face action: DDSE

AALO, Jan 21: The practice of furnishing inflated students’ enrolment was found rampant during surprise inspection of 19 schools under Liromoba, Yomcha, Darak and Kamba circles by a team led by West Siang DDSE Eto Ete, who decided to take all erring officials to task for their deliberate offences. During the three-day (January 16-18) inspection along with accompanied by BEO-cum- CMSSY, CMDB & RMS nodal officer Kento Ngomdir, mid day meal (MDM) coordinator Iken Bagra, BRCC Taken Kamum and ISSE MIS coordinator Doba Loyi, the DDSE examined performance of teachers,…

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Rebia attends last rites of Taba Tabin

YUPIA, Jan 21:  Forest and Environment Minister-cum-Doimukh MLA Nabam Rebia, while attending last rites of Taba Tabin at his native village Lichi here on Monday  and conveyed his deep sense of condolences to the bereaved family and assured every possible help while interacting with bereaved family members. Rebia was accompanied by DDMO Tsering Youngjom. Tabin was electrocuted to death on Sunday last near this village by coming in contact with high tension power lines accidentally during   installation of mobile cable poles along road by Jio Mobile Company. Three others were injured,…

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Develop infrastructures, Guv tells Shi Yomi district admn

ITANAGAR, Jan 21:  Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra during his visit to Shi Yomi district on Monday asked district administration to develop infrastructures and public amenities. While addressing public meetings and interacting with people at Tato and Mechuka, he expressed his hope that creation this new district aims at bringing administration to the doorstep of people will accelerate development process. He advised them to join hands and cooperate with the district administration to overcome initial teething problems. The district will require road, electricity and internet which could be developed when…

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Hectic preparation on for Yomgo River Festival

AALO, Jan 21: Hectic preparation including building bridge to connect left bank of Yomgo River with right bank, floating house, pandal, toilets etc in Yomgo River Festival venue right from Paya village. The three-day festival from February 1 next is being organised by Aalo Town People’s Welfare and Development Society in collaboration with west Siang district administration and monitored by DC Swetika Sachan and district tourism officer Rita Yorung. The festival would offers angling, hot air balloning, rafting, dirt biking, cycling, zip lining, fashion show, local cultural competitions, local games…

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‘Pay Back to Society’ heath camp benefits masses

RUMGONG, Jan 21:  in all 58 availed orthopaedic treatment, 253 medicine, 116 OBS & gyneacology, 128 opthalmology, 68 paediatric, 73 dermology, 62 dental, 67 NCD, 2 surgery, 78 ENT, 25 ECG, 173 laboratory and 77 patients availed radiology and ultrasonography treatment during a mega health camp, conducted here by the alumni doctors of JIPMER on  Sunday. The camp under “Pay Back to Society” banner was conducted at local CHC by alumni doctors of state from JIPMER. CO Khoda Jaliang, in her address, conveyed gratitude to all participating doctors on behalf of the…

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