AIR, DDK to hold primary & upper primary classes 

ITANAGAR, May 30: State education department, in collaboration with Itanagar AIR and DDK has decided to start online classes for primary & upper primary students in view of COVID-19 pandemic, elementary education director Tapi Gao said in a release. The classes will be broadcast online though radio talks for classes I to V on Mun FM 103.1 mhz & AW 675 khz (Monday to Saturday) at 1:20 pm wef June 2 next while the first radio talk would be for class-I then class-II and so on. The DDK would telecast…

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Separate feeder lines boost power supply to rural & urban areas: EE

AALO, May 30: Eight-month strenuous efforts to segregate rural-urban power feeder lines, taken up by power EE Dagyom Ango succeeded on Saturday ahead of its deadline for shutdown. The step aimed at avoiding lengthy feeder lines that run in rural areas and develops faults due to various reasons to disrupt power supply to urban areas. There will be a single feeder line for rural areas now. Aalo town had only one line 11 KV feeder and the department developed one more feeder line in April during lockdown-3, taking total feeder…

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RGU’s online STC concludes

RONO HILLS, May 30: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) pro-vice chancellor Prof. Amitava Mitra lauded participants of five-day online short term course (STC) on ‘Research methodology in humanities’ in his valedictory address here on Saturday. He also appreciated organizers of English department for their initiative. Joint registrar (academic & conferences) Dr. David Pertin2605 odd had registered to take part from across India besides Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and the USA, according to a RGU release.

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14 quarantine huts built for returnees

From Litem Eshi Ori RUKSIN, May 30: With large number of returnees returning homes across India, Debing villagers of Ruksin circle have built 14 as quarantine cottages for them. The hut cluster categorized as green, orange, and red zones with each zone demarcated by plastic ropes and deployed volunteers would ensure maintaining physical distance. The huts in east of the village about 4-km away made of bamboo and local materials are ready for sons and daughters of the soil, said All East Siang District Student Union (AESDSU) vice president (admin) Kalut…

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‘Probe against TNAI complaint launched’

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 30: Trained Nurses Association of India of (TNAI) Arunachal Pradesh state branch has filed a written complaint with local police station here against a fake message that has been tarnishing its message. The complaint, filed by state branch secretary-cum-registrar Kijum Karga, claimed that there was allegation of failing nurses in examinations and demanding gratification to qualify them. When contacted, PS sources said that an inquiry has been launched to ascertain the authenticity of the complaint.

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‘Sahitya Surya’ Dai’s 81st birthday on June 1

ITANAGAR, May 30: Asom Sahitya Sabha (ASS), apex literary body of Assam will celebrate 81st birthday of Arunachal’s great litterateur ‘Sahitya Surya’ Lummer Dai on June 1. The literary icon’s birthday celebration will turn out to be a low-key affair unlike previous years as the ASS has decided for limited public celebration in view of nationwide lockdown and physical distancing norms to prevent spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The celebration will be in ASS central office at Jorhat and nine regional offices across Assam by lighting a lamp in front of…

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Returnees quarantined in IGG college   

From our Correspondent TEZU, May 30: Lohit district administration has geared up to receive the returnees, mostly students, who have been returning with operation of air and train services, by providing zone wise quarantine centers Girls and boys, who have been accommodated in three different quarantines centers – Science Block, Auditorium and Girl’s Hostel of Indira Gandhi College here, lauded the arrangements and food. “I came from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu by train and reached here comfortably. After mandatory quarantine and test will go for 14-day home”, one of them,…

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‘Mera Bharat Mahan’ spirit to beat China in global trade war

By Pradeep Kumar The response to my – China deceived to spread COVID-19, Arunachal needs to lead by rejecting Chinese product – published in April 21 edition of this daily, is much beyond expectation as the same hatred for the communist nation with its String of Pearls or geopolitical theory to encircle India and threaten its power, trade and territorial integrity stirred the Indian psyche. My logic was “Arunachal Pradesh, the eastern most sensitive state bordering China, is known for patriotic spirit of its people who greet each other with ‘Jai Hind’,…

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Flood fury hits 99 families, MLA Kaso offers ration

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 30: About 99 families lost their homes and hearths as devastating flood left a trail of devastation by flood water of Yagamso Nallah in Chandanagar area around 4.30 AM on Saturday. Local MLA Techi Kaso along with Capital ADC Talom Dupok and DDMO I/C Dr Tem Kaya visited the area, met the victims and asked them to remain alert before offering 1 quintal pulse and 50 liter of muster oil to each victim besides rice 10 quintal. He also urged  Dupok and Dr Kaya…

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NSCN-R operative nabbed

CHANGLANG, May 30: A self styled private Minlong Pansa, 24, resident of Chodok-I village of Changlang circle, was apprehended on Friday from Kengkhu village, 7-km from Changlang while circle for carrying out extortion A police team led by PS OC inspector CA Namchoom and special police team on the basis of intelligence input, conducted operation under supervision of SP Mihin Gambo. The team raided a suspected house around 7 pm and apprehended him. Besides identifying himself as an active NSCN-R cadre during spot interrogation, he disclosed that he joined the…

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