1962 – The war that was in Tama Chum Chum sector-IV

By Pradeep Kumar Chinese Unilateral Ceasefire and Withdrawal: The Chinese Army had launched the offensive on manpack basis and they could not have sustained further operation! Hence they declared unilateral ceasefire and withdrew from the area. After the Chinese War went away, the local retrieved remains of Hav Shere Thapa, performed his last rites and built a memorial in his honour. The GoC 56 Mtn Div also placed a plaque in honour of Hav Shere Thapa in 2016. Tactical withdrawal of 2 JAK RIF to Taliha: Earlier, Maj  Gen M…

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UPSC-2019 results out | NE highest rank (57) holder Yashni, wishes to serve Arunachal Pradesh

Kudos to trend setter: DyCM, NIT, well-wishers By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Aug 05: Yashni Nagrajan, daughter of engineer Thangavel Nagrajan and his wife Sushila, who cracked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Service Examination-2019 by securing 57th rank, desires to serve Arunachal Pradesh first for which she had opted for AGMUT cadre. The Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram & other Union Territories (AGMUT) is an IAS cadre envisioning posting mostly to the above named states and UTs, but Yashni’s desire reflected her attachment to the land  where she was born…

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Artificial lake formed in Tibet | MoHA alerts DCs on possible breach

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: State disaster management director Atul Tayeng, in a letter to Siang, Upper Siang, East Siang and West Siang deputy commissioners has alerted them about formation of an artificial lake on Yigong Tso River in Tibet. Enclosing a study report on “possible breach of that above lake” received from NERC, DM Division of Union MoHA, the letter said: The study mentions that the lake formed is more than 200-km away from Indian border and concludes that in case of a breach, the computed peak flood of 823 mVs…

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Arunachal COVID-19 tally 1855 with 65 new cases

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Aug 05: Arunachal Pradesh COVID-19 positive tally surged to 1790 with 32 fresh cases reported Wednesday  – ICR-10 (7 are detected at Banderdewa check gate, 2 are reported fromRKMH, Itanagar & 1 is detected from Dokum colony, Nlg tested by RDT-Ag); Changlang-19 (13 are returnees, 5 are CPMF personnel & 1 from Jairampur tested by (RDT-Ag(10) & RT-PCR(9)); East Siang-12 (11 are primary contacts of positive case detected earlier CPMF personnal returnee from Assam tested by RDT-Ag); Lohit-8 (All are CPMF personnel detected by RDT-Ag in QF); East…

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Test-trace-treat formula adopted to contain COVID-19 spread: CM

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: The Arunachal Pradesh government has adopted the 3T formula of testing, tracing and treating to contain the spread of COVID-19 which has not entered community transmission stage till now, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said here on Wednesday. Most of the cases in the northeastern state have been through local transmission, the chief minister told a press conference here. “Our health workers and all frontline workers are working day and night to contain the pandemic and significantly state’s recovery rate has risen to 61.7%,” Khandu said. He added that…

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Lokhande urges entrepreneurs to move beyond Govt sector

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: “It is time to move beyond government sectors,” planning commissioner Prashant Lokhande and take  exhorted state’s all young entrepreneurs to start something of their own as the GoAP would  be offering handholding support  to guide them in right direction. He was addressing a webinar on ‘How to avail bank loan’, organized by planning department in collaboration with SBI under Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, which aimed at assisting those entrepreneurs facing hurdles in getting Capital Investment. After explaining in detail procedures and formalities of availing bank loan, SBI Dibrugarh branch AGM…

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1962 – The war that was in Tama Chung Chung sector – III

Sub: Case for belated posthumous gallantry award of Param Vir Chakra to No 13710603W Hav Shere Thapa of 2 JAK RIF for exemplary valour of the highest order and supreme sacrifice on 18 November 1962 for saving Subansiri Sector of NEFA (Arunachal Pradesh) from saving from Chinese Army offensive during war with China in 1962 By Col Amar Patil, BSM, (Retd) Introduction: In 1962, 2 JAK RIF was deployed for defence of Subansiri sector of NEFA (Arunachal Pradesh) consisting of present Upper and Lower Subansiri districts. That time there was…

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1962 Chinese War ankho dekha-II | Hav Shere Thapa deserves Param Vir Chakra, says Col

ITANAGAR, Aug 04: The locals also informed that the Chinese army had buried Hav Shere Thapa at the site with honour and had erected a memorial with a wooden board with Chinese inscriptions praising the valour and sacrifice. This was a rare and unique gesture by enemy appreciating the adversary in the history of warfare. In the meantime, Maj Gen M S Pathania, GOC, 2Mtn Div visited Tac HQ by helicopter but could not land due to bad weather. He wrote order for immediate withdrawal and dropped it at the…

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Taki launches ‘Vocal 4 Local’ to boost agri-horti production

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 04: After launching ‘Vocal 4 Local’ in agriculture sector toeing Aatmanirhar Bharat Mission (ABM) in Civil Secretariat here on Tuesday, Agriculture & Allied department ministered Tage Taki exhorted that gathering invoke the motto behind the ABM. Advocating that youths should take up agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and poultry farming which are sustainable and economically viable, he said while promoting vocal for local, we should make sure that our final products should be market-oriented with competitive rates. He suggested roof top kitchen garden for self consumption during…

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Nature springs surprise for team spirit to succeed

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Aug 04: Conceiving any idea and translating it into reality are two sides of a coin. But team spirit catapulted the success of 17-sqkm biodiversity hotspot, namely Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve (SBVCR), formed in 2017 close to Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary of West Kameng district. The sanctuary spread in about 217 sqkm with 545 species of birds and various species of plants and animals, besides known for the existence of Bugun Liocichla, a bird species found only in the area in the world. Social activist Naresh…

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