AVYS continues ‘save life mission’ | 18 young girls among 22 donate blood

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 28: In all 18 young girls among 22 donors of total 22 registered voluntarily donated blood during a camp at Rama Krishna Mission Hospital here on Sunday. Organized by Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donor Organization (AVBDO), a unit of Arunachal Vivekanada Yuva Shakti (AVYS), it was repetition of March 31 blood donation camp at the same venue when young girls reflecting their sense of humanity made a beeline and 12 of them donated of total 18 units. The AVYS has been continuing its ‘save life mission’ since 2008…

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Mentally retarded minor girl raped | Award strict punishment: APWWS

AALO, Apr 28: West Siang unit of Arunachal Women Welfare Society (APWWS) has vehemently condemned sexual assault of a12-year-old minor girl at Kamba on April 19 last. An APWWS team led by its president Marbom Bagra, visited Kamba and interacting with the victim and her family members on April 25 responding to their plea to take up the case. Expressing deep anguish over the treatment meted out to a mentally retarded girl, the APPWS termed it as a heinous crime. In a strongly worded letter to the district administration and…

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IJU condemns attack on Assam scribes

HYDERABAD, Apr 28: Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemned attacks on two journalists, including a woman, in Nalbari and Tinsukia districts of Assam on Friday last, according to an IJU release. According to reports, Assamese daily Dainik Asom correspondent Rajen Deka was allegedly assaulted with sharp weapons on Thursday night by BJP activist Ripul Deka alias Baba at Tegheriattari village of Nalbari. Rajen, who was on his way home, sustained serious injuries on his head, chest, wrist and arms. He is currently undergoing treatment at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. Police sources…

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Film on Abo Karo released

AALO, Apr 28: A film, based on the myths of Abo Karoa, produced by Lee Sora and directed by Adham Munglangis of A.S. Production Unit, was released  in a function on Saturday by former minister Kento Ete. “Films based on our folklores and mythology should be produced to infuse a sense among younger generation to delve into our history and literature through cinema. Film on prevailing social taboos of our society can prevent detrimental for growth of a progressive society,” Ete said. IFCSAP chairman Mogi Ori, and Mothers Vision chairmen…

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Jarkong fire victims given relief

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Apr 28: A five-member team of of Kayi Gumín Welfare Society-Tekang (KGWST) led by its president Tapok Tamuk & secretary general Bajing visited Jarkong camp and offered relief to Kari Megu, Miding Tayeng, Nangku Tayeng and Tapong Tabing. The KGWST offered four each local made aluminum kili péki, plate and kettle and appealed others to extend their help to them. Seven families had turned roofless in a devastating fire mishap which had broken out at 12.25 am on April 24 last.

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ICARNRCY celebrates World Veterinary Day | Veterinarians appreciated for helping highlanders

DIRANG, Apr 28: Veterinarians, para-vets and people associated with high altitude livestock farming deserve appreciation for supporting livelihood and nutritional security of the highlanders, said ICAR-National Research Centre on Yak (ICARNRCY) acting director Dr. Prithviraj Chakravarty. Addressing livestock farmers from different yak rearing tracts of West Kameng district attending World Veterinary Day (WVD)-2019 celebration here on Saturday, he stressed on timely vaccination to protect animals from various diseases. Scientists Dr. Juwar Doley, Dr. Tarun Pal Singh, Dr. Dinamani Medhi and Dr. Vijay Paul, while interacting with the farmers briefed them…

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Re-polling conducted in 17 PBs, no re-polling in Gimba: ACEO

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 27: About 79.72% voting was recorded during re-polling in 17 polling booths (PB) conducted during 6 am to 2 pm on Saturday, according to reports received so far, additional chief electoral officer Kanki Darang said. Though re-polling was scheduled in 18 PBs, the polling team could not reach Gimba PB of Tali assembly seat in Kurung Kumey district for their inability to cross ferocious Kumey river  whose two suspension bridges were dismantled and they got stuck up on the right bank. Re-polling will…

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WVD reminder of vital role of veterinarians: Dr Dirkipa

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Apr 27:  All veterinarians have a vital role to play in greater welfare of animals, said animal husbandry, veterinary & dairy development (AHVDD) department joint director Dr L S Dirkipa. Addressing participants of World Veterinary Day (WVD) celebration, organized by the department in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh Veterinary Association (APVA) at state veterinary hospital at Prem Nagar here on Saturday, he asked state veterinarians to be aware of their multifarious tasks, including spreading awareness and checking smuggling of animals and birds. This day is…

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‘Humans are just animals’

By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon Humans are at the top of food chain and tiger sits at the top of the food chain in the forest ecosystem as a tertiary carnivore and primary predator as control mechanism for herbivores or consumers. Thus it controls the population of herbivores and preserves the forest and grassland ecosystem. Is that that the reason as to why World Veterinary Day (WVD) is important? ‘Yes’, came the reply in chorus from veterinarians, responding to the above question. The London Zoo has three men and five women…

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Preference for AHVDD – a positive sign

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Apr 27: When animal husbandry, veterinary & dairy development (AHVDD) is a tough profession and posting of doctors are mostly in rural areas, why did you choose this occupation? “Love for animals promoted us to choose this profession”, replied most of them, who will be passing out from Mizoram-based College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry in July next, after competing six-month internships. Interns Anning Tadeng, Yumpi Kamdak, Karsing Perme, Takar Nasi, Meiung Kamchi, Lishi Jrnya & H P Babu, mostly products of state’s Govt schools…

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