Focus to mend mindset of NE women: Rijiju to NCW

Rijiju       NCW head Sharma     Prof Hazarika       Moirangthem ‘Attitudinal change still a dream’ NEW DELHI, July 29:  Underscoring importance of integration for empowerment of people from the NE, Union MoS (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports and MoS (Minority Affairs) said that respecting and accepting those from other regions is the key to national integrity. Addressing a National Commission for Women (NCW) webinar on “Issues and challenges faced by NE women in metropolitan cities & empowering them’, Rijiju said there is a need to look at ways to…

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Arunachal COVID-19 tally rises to 1410

People not reporting for tests: ACC&I * Containment zone opposed By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, July 29: Arunachal Pradesh  COVD-19 positive tally surged to 1410 with 80 fresh cases reported Wednesday – ICR (19); Changlang-18 (2 Assam Rifles returnees from Uttarakhand & Bihar, 2 detected from Rankatu Tea Estate, 4 businessmen, 1 electrician & 9 detected from Bordumsa tested by RDT-Ag); East Kameng-1(detected from Seppa town & primary contact of positive case detected earlier tested by RDT-Ag); Lohit -7 ( 6 ITBP personnel & 1 military person detected by…

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MAR demand gets momentum

TAWANG, July 29: The demand for creation for Mon Autonomous Region (MAR) reverberated again during meeting of Mon Autonomous Region Demand Committee (MARDC) at Zomkhang Hall Hall here on Wednesday under the aegis of Monpa Mimang Tsogpa (MMT). Lumla lawmaker Jambey Tashi, in his key note address, highlighting all events chronologically since 2003 when the demand surfaced, said that in 2013 then chief minister Nabam Tuki and Lok Sabha member Takam Sanjoy had assured MAR creation, according to a MMT release. Eminent personalities of Tawang and West Kameng districts during…

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Landslide washes away Rebo-Peging road

From Staff Reporter BOLENG/PASIGHAT, July 29: Heavy monsoon rain triggered major landslide washed away stretch of lone PMGSY road connecting  Rebo-Perging CO HQs and other villages with Siang district HQs  Boleng. The landslides took place at Riew (Redang) village in Siang district   that prompted local MLA Ojing Tasing along with officers and local leaders    to visit the area to take stock of the situation. Riew villagers urged the MLA to renovate the road and take immediate steps to protect it from natural calamity in future.

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Chimpu COVID-19 Hospital to be functional within 2 weeks: Libang

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, July 29: The MLA Apartment at Chimpu will be converted into a makeshift COVID-19 Hospital and made functional within next two weeks, said H&FW Minister Alo Libang said while inspecting the campus to review its progress on Wednesday. Libang, who was accompanied with Home Minister Bamang Felix, health secretary Dr P Parthiban, TRIHMS director Dr Moji Jini and others, told media persons that works are being done on a war footing to refurbish the building with all facilities, including separate wards for male & female, at least 10…

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Review decision to hold online exams: DCC urges minister

ITANAGAR, July 29: The Changlang DCC, in a memorandum to education minister, through the DC, has urged to reconsider holding “Online examination/online claw” while referring to official July 27 letter. With due submission I’m writing The letter, on behalf of parents/students, said that the district has very poor telecommunication, and road communication and most of the places lack proper road link and electricity while road electricity and telecommunication are still not available in  Khimiyang, Vijoynagar, Manmao, Namtok and Yatdam. The Rang Frah Govt College is also not well-connected by  road, lacks…

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