Midpu COVID hospital still not ready: Libang

*Arunachal tally rises to 1484 By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 30: The proposed 35-bedded prefabricated dedicated COVID-19 health centre (DCHC) at Midpu will not be made operational till all infrastructures are in place, said H&FW Minister Alo Libang said here on Thursday. All departments and agencies are working hard to speed up the progress which has been affected by heavy rain falls, he said, adding the construction agency has sought time till August 7 which has been asked not to compromise with work quality. It was supposed to…

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AAPSU cautions GoAP on sensitive MAC & PAC issue

ITANAGAR, July 30: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has always  been skeptical of demand for Mon  Autonomous Council (MAC) comprising Tawang & West Kameng districts and Patkai Autonomous Council (PAC) comprising of Tirap & Changlang districts right from the beginning. Reacting to fresh demands MAC by Mon Autonomous Region Demand Committee (MARDC), AAPSY president Hawa Bagang and GS Tobom Dai, in a joined statement, said that any move which directly or indirectly sows seeds of discord among various tribes should be averted as every community & region in…

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Midpu COVID hospital still not ready: Libang

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, July 30: The proposed 35-bedded prefabricated dedicated COVID-19 health centre (DCHC) at Midpu will not be made operational till all infrastructures are in place, said H&FW Minister Alo Libang said here on Thursday. All departments and agencies are working hard to speed up the progress which has been affected by heavy rain falls, he said, adding the construction agency has sought time till August 7 which has been asked not to compromise with work quality. It was supposed to be operational from July 31 but major…

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Veteran INC leader’s death mourned

ITANAGAR, July 30: Veteran Congress leader & APCC vice president Tachu Hina breathed his last around 2.30 am on Thursday at Upper Suabnsiri district hospital, Daporijo after a sudden stroke. Born on 5th May, 1964, he was about 56, and left behind his wife, 3 each daughters and sons. AICC general secretary Luizinho Falerio, who led the mourners, in his message, termed him as a dynamic leader of the state and loved by one and all for shouldering his all responsibilities with dedication. He will be remembered for his dedication…

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Man gets life term for killing wife

By AO News Services ITANAGAR, July 30: A 50-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment by Tirap district and sessions court  on Thursday for murdering his wife in December 2010. According to officials, the convict, Sanjit Murah, had married one Reshmi Murah, the deceased, who was already a mother of a son and a minor daughter. “It was alleged that Murah had molested his minor stepdaughter, who later reported the matter to her mother, due to which there was a quarrel between the two,” officials said. “An argument broke out…

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Illegal timber seized driver arrested: SP

BOMDILA, July 30: West Kameng Police, on received of inputs on Wednesday night, activated a naka here that intercepted a truck laden with illegal timbers from Nafra on way to Assam. Bomdila police station team led by OC SI Krishnendu Dev spotted the truck bearing registration No. AS 13 C- 3644 around 2 AM and on searching found huge amount of timber which was seized and its driver Passang Tamang was arrested, according to SP Raja Bhantia. Tamang during interrogation revealed that the timbers were loaded at Khazalang, Nafra and proceeding to Bhalukpong to hand over…

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