C/Complex lockdown from July 6: CS

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 04: Arunachal Pradesh Govt on Saturday announced total lockdown in Capital Complex due to ever rising number of COVID-19 cases. Chief secretary Naresh Kumar announced lockdown from 5 PM on July 6 to 5 AM on July 13 during a press briefing here. He was flanked by health secretary Dr P Parthiban, state surveillance officer Dr L Jampa and Capital Complex DC Komkar Dulom, which was confirmed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu   in a tweet later. Capital Complex saw rapid rise in Covid-19 cases causing worries for which…

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AAPSU urges CM: Restrict returnees for a month

ITANAGAR, July 04: All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) after threadbare discussions on rising trend of COVID-19 positive cases, particularly in Capital Complex, in a representation to chief minister on Saturday, strongly objected to June 30 GoAP order to allow opening of places of worship across the state. AAPSU president Hawa Bagang, VP (Adm)-cum- AAPSU Covid-19 Mission chairman Meje Taku and GS Tobom Dai attributed it to “recent laxity on part of the GoAP in managing the pandemic in the state”. Educational institutions closed and restrictions in place for social…

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CM mourns tragic death of COVID ambulance driver

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 04: The driver of an ambulance (No R 11B0003) of Lohit zonal hospital, Tezu died and an attendant sustained critical injuries when the vehicle met with an accident at Tengapani on Saturday morning, official sources told this daily, adding the ambulance was returning from Dibrugarh after depositing swab samples of patients at Assam Medical College & Hospital when the mishap occurred. The deceased, a resident of Tezu, has been identified as Sangupia Tayo, 31, s/o late Nyakung Tayo. However, the mortal remains were…

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Terming recruitment guidelines defective, AAPSU seeks review

ITANAGAR, July 04: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) president Hawa Bagang and GS Tobom Dai  terming revised guidelines for recruitment of PRTs & TGTs under SSA/ISSE by February 18 Cabinet meeting unjustified demanded its immediate reconsideration. Pointing out that the AAPSU has been raising issues to improve health & education sectors of the state, particularly against politicization of education while recruiting teachers, in a memorandum to chief minister on Saturday, it said that the revised guidelines are anti-student, defective & smacks of ulterior motive. There is no logic in…

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Tayeng offers help to flood-hit villages

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, July 04: A team led by MLA Lombo Tayeng visited flood-hit Namsing, Sigar and Silluk Village areas of Mebo circle on Saturday to assess the situation as incessant rain triggered flood has caused massive damages to properties in the area. Tayeng donated five rolls of wire rob cable (1000M each) and Rs 50,000 to Namsing and three rolls to Sigar village. Mebo block leaders continually their noble gesture  donated Rs. 27,000 to Namsing village and Rs. 37,000 to Sigar village. The team also inspected Lukne-Lugo Orik of…

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Razi protecting refugees from Covid-19

Sonia handing over masks to settlement head Madho Singh By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 04: India is a nation known globally for respecting humanity. Besides the central and state governments, many voluntary organizations have been working selflessly to protect humanity. The Adarsh Nagar refugee settlement in New Delhi has been set up to accommodate those returning from Pakistan on being tortured and forced to convert to  Islamism from day one of their arrival in that country. Many saving their lives have been returning back to India after their…

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Death mourned

lTANAGAR, July 04:  It is with profound sadness the IT & Communication department employee Higio Ado passed away on Wednesday last at TRIHMS after brief illness. Late Ado, who was serving as community information centre operator (CICO in Naharlagun headquarters, is survived by his wife and a 9-year-old daughter. Conveying deep sense of condolences to the bereaved family members on his untimely demise, all  IT&C employees led by Director Neelam Yapin Tana prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace. The mortal remains were taken to his native…

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Never forget culture is our identity: Gogoi

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, July 04: Pointing out that culture taught by our society, particularly parents is our identity, a young Assamese woman Poli Gogoi from neighbouring North Lakhimpur said “I would not lose it any cost so that I could teach them to my children, the next generation”. Reacting to some action by her acquaintance which did not suit her temperament, she reacted: If you behave this way what the younger ones would learn from you! The outright comment of the woman, a trained nurse and wife…

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Dree greetings

ITANAGAR, July 04: Governor Brig. (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Retd.) greeted people of Arunachal Pradesh, Apatani community in particular, on auspicious Dree. In a message, he wished that the festival would usher in happiness and prosperity for everyone. (PRO)

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Potin-Doimukh road condition worst: APCC

ITANAGAR, July 04: Expressing strong resentment against miserable condition of Potin-Doimukh road of Papum Pare district that has been causing damages to vehicles for neither any drainage system nor maintenance, APCC vice president Techi Tegi Tara apprehended possibility of road accidents. Accusing the district administration and departments concerned for lack of monitoring system as the road condition has been worsening day-by-day, Tara, in a release, said that the people deserve better roads. Thus, the state Govt, the authorities concerned are urged to take immediate steps to facilitate smooth communication system.

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