Make Pangsau Pass haat operational, Guv tells border trade Core Group

Nampong BTC opened on 14.11.07 ITANAGAR, Nov 07: Border trade core group – Deputy Speaker Tesam Pongte along with MLAs Laisam Simai (Nampong), Zingnu Namchoom (Namsai) and trade & commerce director Tokong Pertin -, apprised Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) on border trade system prevailing in land customs station at Moreh in Manipur After visiting there to get first hand information, they called on the governor at Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday and explained their findings and suggestions. Dr Mishra, who had advised them to visit Moreh during his…

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Preparation for Mechukha Adventure Fest begins

ITANAGAR, Nov 07:  Shi-Yomi district administration begun preparations for 8th edition of Adventure@Mechukha (A@M), scheduled in picturesque Mechuka Valley later this month. Speaker P D Sona, in a preliminary meeting here on Thursday sought contributions of all stakeholders to make the annual event a grand success. “Though A@M has already achieved its primary objective of creating a brand visibility and recognition for Mechukha as one of the key tourist hotspots in India, its focus this time would not be on a single high-impact or short duration event, but on organizing a…

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Solving a robbery led to arrest of drug peddler

BOMDILA, Nov 07: Bomdila PS OC SI K Dev and his team of under the guidance of West Kameng SP Raja Banthia, in a major breakthrough, arrested a drug peddler, namely Dilip Goralias Kaka, 40,  of Udalguri, Assam and recovered four-kg ganja and 20 grm Marijuana, locally called black, in connection with local PS case No 28/19 u/s 20(b)/27 of NDPS Act. On the basis of inputs that few miscreants are committing robbery along highway near patrol depot at about 2.20 am on Wednesday, Dev-led team acted promptly and arrested…

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Apollo Hospital opens information centre | Take proper care of state patients: Kaso

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Nov 07: Local MLA Techi Kaso on Thursday urged Apollo Hospital authority to take proper care of all patients referred to their various hospitals across the country. In his inaugural address to Apollo Hospital information centre (AHIC) at A-Sector here, Kaso said that sate people are innocent but desire best health care facilities when they got outside. Thus, he advocated giving them proper guidance in tune with the Apollo group reputation. New Delhi-based Apollo Hospital CEO P Shivkumar, Chennai’s vice president R Sudharsan, local entrepreneur Biki…

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CS asks 5 districts to adopt Lohit agri-horti model

ITANAGAR, Nov 07: Realizing the huge potential of in Arunachal Pradesh, chief secretary had convened a meeting here on Thursday to adopt a comprehensive model developed by Lohit district administration. Citing comprehensive agri-horti and allied sector model developed by Lohit district administration as an example, chief secretary Naresh Kumar on Thursday said that it could bring a revolution on the line of Green and White Revolutions in the state to enhance speedy growth of the sectors. Lohit DA has set up Lohit Agricultural Farmer Producer Organization, a cooperative society of…

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Gallbladder claimed scribe Chatung’s life: Specialists

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar There were many misgivings about the cause of death of pioneer electronic journalist Taro Chatung at the age of only 57 on October 26 while undergoing treatment in TRIMHS leaving the state media fraternity in deep shock. TRIMHS specialists Dr Hage Sonia and Tertiary Cancer Centre in-charge Dr S Tsering, who checked his medical records, said with shock that gallbladder caused cancer that led to his death and nothing else. They were wondering if Chatung never conducted health check-up. “Gallbladder cancer is uncommon. When…

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Students sensitized to refrain from drug abuse

WAKRO, Nov 07:  Drugs have affected the entire world and remaining away from it would help empowerment of youth, Mumbai-based trainer and consultant Dr EV Swaminathan told hundreds of student of Medo GS School and Apna Vidya Bhawan (AVB) here on Thursday. Continuing his restless efforts to sensitize youth, he said,  “I have been generating awareness on drugs across the country, particularly on easy ways to get rid of drugs. Meditation gives mental strength by releasing endorphins resulting in ecstatic filling which empowers to say no if anyone offers drugs…

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Incident free 12-hr AASU bandh ends

AALO, Nov 07: The 12-hour bandh from dawn to dusk in this district headquarters town called by Aalo Area Students’ Union (AASU) continued despite declared unlawful by the district administration. All vehicles on the busy street here were off the road and business establishments remain closed. All Govt. offices functioned normally and there was no report of any untoward incidents as security was beefed up to contain any unlawful activity. West Siang ADC Cheechung Chukhu on Wednesday had appraised the GoAP action on demands of AASU while the bandh was…

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Work fearlessly for people, Guv advises MLA Aboh

ITANAGAR, Nov 07: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) congratulated newly elected West Khonsa MLA Chahat Aboh to rise above any fear to serve her people when she made a courtesy call on him at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday. Dr Mishra assured that state government will take all necessary steps to revive the confidence of the people of her area in state machinery. He wished all the best in her endeavours to bring peace in her constituency for development to take deep root. (PRO)

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APSCS&T takes part in 5th IISF

ITANAGAR, Nov 07: Kimin-based DBT-APSCS&T representatives are taking part in four-day 5th India International Science Festival (IISF) which began in Kolkata’s Biswa Bangla Convention Centre & Science City on Nov 5 last. The participants are from various leading institutes of the country, like DRDO, CSIR and DST besides Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCS&T), which has been demonstrating  its various activities, including of DBT-APSCS&T CoE of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Science Centre and Patent Information Centre. The state team includes Bamang Apo (scientist-D), Tenzin Sherap, Terpo Ronya,…

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