None should die for want of blood: Jeke

AVBDO ‘Save life mission’ yields 14 units blood By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, July 22:  “None should die for want of blood as there are many healthy people who could donate blood but they hesitate to donate blood”, said Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donors’ Organisation (AVBDO) chairman Ramaesh Jeke Tatung. Addressing participants of voluntary blood donation camp, organized by ABDO, a unit of Arunachal Vivekananda Yuva Shakti (AVYS) under its ‘save life mission’, in collaboration with H&FW department conducted, he said that life and death are inevitable in life and…

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CM urged to move GoI for additional 50 MBBS seats

ITANAGAR, July 22:  Parents of all aggrieved MBBS aspirants, in a memorandum to state chief minister on Monday, have requested for 50 additional MBBS seats from the Centre while retaining of 15% All India Quota (AIQ) released from TRIHMS to meet the requirement of APST students of the state. Pointing out that total 40 seats of AIQ allotted to the state included 30 seats released from TRIHMS were not enough to meet the aspirations of APST candidates, Nada Tado, on behalf of the aggrieved group, said, adding the Centre should be…

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Water crisis grips Aalo, restoration on

AALO, July 22: Unprecedented water crisis gripped this district HQs town due to extensive damages of headwork of all water sources from Ene, Hisum, Hide rivers and Panya stream due to incessant rains in the intervening nights of July 20 and 21. Considering the gravity of the situation, PH&WS department has taken up restoration works on war footing while many civilians have joined voluntarily. As restoration is a time consuming process, the PH&WS has initiated alternative arrangements to ensure drinking water supply through private vehicles. Large chunk of the population was hit by…

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APP team wins bronze medal in national event

ITANAGAR, July 22: Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) won third position to receive bronze medal in 62 All India Police Duty Meet held at Lucknow in UP recently. The medal winners of Anti Sabotage-Access Control event   are: M S Jasrrotia (team manager), head constables Tara Sarke, Vijay Singh & M K Chetry besides constable G R Upadhaya, according to an official release.

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Implement traffic rules strictly to make helmet use mandatory

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, July 22: Concerned over the rising fatal accident of riders due to non use of helmets, Capital Complex DC at the pursuance of SP has directed all  petrol deports to issue any bike or scooty rider if not using helmet and install a sign board  inscribed with ‘No helmet, no fuel. Though, all petrol deports have installed such sign boards toeing the order, but many riders are still not using  helmets in violation of Traffic Rules  if one watches the riders along NH-415.  This…

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Steps taken to tackle malaria, dengue and JE

PASIGHAT, July 22: Health department led by DMO Dr. Kaling Dai is working hard to control mosquito-transmitted diseases, like malaria, dengue and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the district. Steps have been taken to carry out source reduction activities, awareness campign, fogging and indoor residual spray etc while residents have been advised to use mosquito repellents, wear long-sleeved clothes, and use mosquito nets and to get rid of places where mosquitoes can breed, like tyres and flower pots etc that collect rainwater. DC-cum-DM Dr. Kinny Singh has directed authorities concerned to take…

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Torrential rain creates havoc, DC takes stock of situation

ITANAGAR, July 22: Few houses and Infrastructure were damaged in Lekhi area, two OBT houses were submerged in Naharlagun Upper Police Colony, while two houses were damaged by landslides triggered by torrential rain since early Monday morning. The victims were evacuated to safer locations and provided with immediate relief by EAC Ashok Tajo and CO Laxmi Dodum  on behalf of district administration. Few block points along Ganga-Jully, Museum-Panchali and Borum roads were cleared by the PWD. Capital Complex DC Vikram Singh Malik, who visited both the sites to take stock of…

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DM: Vehicle above 9 tones not to move over Tidding Bridge

From Our Correspondent TEZU, July 22: Deputy Commissioner Anjaw DM Dagbam Riba has restricted movement of heavy vehicle above nine tons over Tidding Suspension bridge because of poor status as assessed by National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL). The above 400-meter span bridge and Arrowa-Hayuliang road maintained by BRO’s Hayuliang-based 116 RCC was handed over by the BRO to the NHIDCL on 02.04.18 for maintenance. The bridge was in dilapidated condition during handing over for which the NHIDCL has resumed works for its renovation. The DM order u/s 133…

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