NHP-2018: 1 allopathic Dr for 11,082 people | Arunachal stands at 1:2,417

*TRIHMS to improve status: Dr  Langkhun By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Oct 29: National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 paints a very poor health scenario of India with one allopathic Govt doctor available for around 11,082 people, more than 10 times of recommended ratio of 1:1000. The NHP-2018 is a comprehensive annual compilation of data highlighting the demographic, socio-economic, health status, finance, infrastructure and resources in the country and has released on a regular basis since 2005, released by Central Bureau of Health Intelligence, the health intelligence wing of Directorate General of Health…

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Naga Peace Accord should not affect Arunachal: ACS

ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) has  strongly opposed ongoing Naga Peace talks between GoI and NSCN-IM faction as nothing new but a continuous process  initiated  by the GoI with NSCN Isak-Muivah faction and its  rival conglomerate known as  Naga National Political Groups to find a “final solution” by  Oct 31 next . The high level talks involving Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not find any solution and be a “brain wash”, ACS chairman Patey Tayum said in a release. It also opposed any move to provide special provisions…

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‘Chatung looked the world through his camera lenses’

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Condolences have been still pouring in mourning the untimely demise of state’s pioneer electronic journalist Taro Chatung, who left for his heavenly abode on October 26 last. Union MoS for sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju, in his twitter, said: The most loveable Taro Chatung used to tell me “I looked at the world through the lenses of my camera”. His passing away is a big tragedy for Arunachal and huge personal loss for me. His contributions to journalism and social works…

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RGU pays rich tributes to former VC Bhagawati

RONO HILLS, Oct 29: RGU vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha led varsity fraternity in paying rich tributes to late Prof Annada Charan Bhagabati, who had served as Arunachal University VC during 06.12.93 to 05.12.98, here on Monday. Prof. Kushwaha, former RGU VC Prof. Tamo Mibang, academic affairs dean Prof. Sudhir Kumar Singh & registrar Prof. Tomo Riba while speaking recalled late Bhagabati as a true gentleman, a great soul and a fatherly figure who contributed a lot to growth of the varsity. The RGU community will always remember him and his presence will…

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Stop gambling or face legal action, warns SP

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Gambling or dice or jhandi munda commonly used to be played during whole night on Diwali but realizing its ill effects on the society, the state Govt has banned all forms of gambling by enacting Arunachal Pradesh Gambling (Prohibition) Act, 2012. However, the practice continued even after Diwali in Capital Complex. Thus, the police conducted raids in many places, arrested,  on  detained many gamblers and seized huge quantities of gambling materials on Tuesday, Capital Complex SP Tumme Amo said, adding few cases have been registered under…

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‘APSCW working to empower women’

AALO, Oct 29: Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) chairperson Radhilu Chai Techi exhorted the womenfolk to have good grasp on various legal rights that protect and empower women to lead a comfortable life. Informing participants of a day-long legal awareness camp for women at Boleng on Oct 25 last, she said that the APSCW is on whirlwind tour across the state to sensitize womenfolk to earn knowledge to raise voice against polygamy and domestic violence besides promoting  women education and fight for  reservations in PRI and legislative assembly…

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Compassionate ground APP job seekers launch dharna

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Hundreds of deprived job seekers of Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) under compassionate ground continuing their demand launched a 72-hour dharna at Tennis Court here on Tuesday. The agitating candidates and their families are demanding immediate absorption of 183 candidates in the on-going recruitment process. “Despite our protests and repeated pleas, the authority is yet to act to absorb all the left-out candidates. We urge police department to keep on hold schedule medical test of selected candidates till grievances of 83 left-outs are cleared,” an…

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NNSPSU celebrated 14th foundation day

By Staff Reporter NYAPIN, Oct 29: The two-day 14th foundation day celebration of Nyapin Nyobia Sangram Phassang Students Union (NNSPSU) by students of various schools at GHSS here concluded on Sunday. The enthusiastic cultural, sporting and educational activities included late Tadar Pakia football tournament and late Kipa Tugung volleyball tournament involving several  teams of four circles of the district. Being Arunachal (NGO) president Ringu Kuku, ANSU spokesperson Tadar Baro, ANSU Asst IPR secretary attended that event as special guests, according to NNSPSU president Gida Akal and general secretary Kipa Achok.

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Tawang Fest 7th edition begins | Cultural exchange to fortify bond: USA ambassador

WWII plane wreckage found in Dariya Hill in 2007  By Pradeep Kumar US Department of Defense says than more than 500 US aircrafts and 1,200 crewmembers are still missing in the China-Burma-India theatre from World War-II, with 416 Americans missing in India alone. It is worth mentioning here that the first wreckage of a fighter plane of the Allied forces engaged in re-supply mission during WW-II was detected on a hilltop overlooking Itanagar, after 63 years. American adventurer Clayton Kuhles had found the wreckage during a trek to Dariya Hill…

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Chatung bade teary farewell on last journey | Robin suggests Taro Chatung Best Journalist Award

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 28: Pioneer electronic journalist-cum-film maker Taro Chatung was bade teary farewell by his family members, nears and dears, well-wishers large number of journalists led by APC president Dodum Yangfo, APUWJ president Amar Sangno & AEDMA president Toko Migom during his last journey at his native village Keilya, near Ziro on Sunday. This brought to an end a chapter of media to go down the history of Arunachal Pradesh for posterity to learn. Meanwhile deeply shocked Helping Hands founder-cum-Delhi Police special commissioner Robin Hibu,…

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