Libang launched Telemedicine hub

Mahadebpur, Wakro, Hunli and Maro linked: Dr Jini By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Sept 04: With the present state government attaching top priority to health sector, Health and Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang after launching Telemedicine service (hub-and-spoke) of Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIMHS) here on Friday said that it would add yet another feather to health delivery service. He assured to extend all possible support to ensure effective service through telemedicine across the state which was lauded by health service director Dr M Lego, TRIMHS director…

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Inter-state boundary disputes | North Lakhimpur & Papum Pare DCs call for peace & communal harmony

 YUPIA, Sept 04:  An inter-state border meeting between deputy commissioners of North Lakhimpur (Assam) Jeevan. B   and Papum Pare (Arunachal Pradesh) Pige Ligu was held here on Friday to discuss various issues relating to boundary disputes and related matters. Jeevan, in his address, stressed the need for conducting more peace committee meetings and joint patrolling   to diffuse tension in boundary areas.  He said officers of both sides should coordinate with each other to tackle any situation for maintaining peace and communal harmony. Highlighting historical aspects and age-old camaraderie  between Assam and…

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Sela Pass tunnel to be ready by 2021: CM

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 04: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inspected two-km-long on-going works of Sela Pass tunnel on way to Tawang. The strategic tunnel located at a height of 13,700 feet is being executed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO). Khandu on his Twitter hanndle wrote, “Happy to notice the work progress, all work will be completed by end of 2021.” The tunnel is expected to give defence forces better access to China border and is likely to cut short the distance to the Indo-China border…

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Ultra nabbed, huge cache of arms & ammunition seized

CHANGLANG, Sept 04: A joint team of district police, 171 Bn CRPF and 14 Rajput Regiment busted extortion racket carried out by ultras in Mpen area under Miao circle giving a massive blow to  underground organization. Based on input received from sources regarding presence of armed cadre of NSCN-K at Mpen area in Changlang district, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by District Police, 171Bn CRPF and 14th Rajput Regiment on Thursday. The team was led by  CRPF 171 Bn2/C Kunwar Singh,  Miao SDPO Tasi Darang and 14th…

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Arunachal COVID-19 tally up to 4,775

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 04: With 201 fresh COVID-19 cases reported on Friday, Arunachal Pradesh tally rose to 4,775 with 1,487 active and 3,280 recoveries and eight deaths so far, state surveillance officer Dr L Jampa said. The district-wise cases reported are: ICC–56 [27 detected from Banderdewa check gate, 13 reported from Itanagar paid quarantine testing centre, 12 from TRIHMS,  2 from Lekhi SQF, 1 each  from RKHM and CCC-SOA, Zoo area,  tested by RDT-Ag(53), RT-PCR(3)]; West Siang–42 (35 primary contacts of positive case detected earlier, 6…

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Rare turtle found, released in the wild

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sept 04: An Indian keeled box turtle rescued by one Irik Rame from Debing village under Ruksin circle of East Siang district was released at  Sibiyamukh range of D. Ering Wildlife Sanctuary by range officer Domek Koyu on Thursday. The keeled box turtle (Cuora mouhotii syn. Pyxidea mouhotii) is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae and endemic to Asia. Informing about the release of the turtle, Koyu said that, on getting information, he collected turtle and released in the wild Meanwhile, RFO Domek Koyu has urged public of fringe villages of DEWS…

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MLA Tashi donates 3500 face masks

TAWANG, Sept 04: Local MLA Tsering Tashi and BJYM Tawang unit donated 3500 N-95 face masks and 1000 bottles (500 ml each) water for COVID-19 frontline warriors and health workers of Khandro Drowa Tsangmu District Hospital here. The materials were received by medical superintendent Dr. N. Namshum in presence of DC Sang Phuntsok, DMO Dr. Wangdi Lama, BJYM unit president Phurpa Lama, among others. Later, MLA Tashi discussed with medical fraternity about management of COVID care centre and isolation centres due to increasing number of positive cases. He along with…

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Greetings on Teachers’ Day

ITANAGAR, Sept 04: Governor Brig. (Retd) B. D. Mishra, Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Assembly Speaker Pasang D Sona have greeted teaching community on Teachers’ Day, which commemorates birth anniversary of former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a Bharat Ratna awardee. “The teachers play a key role in student’s life in particular and society in general. With their far-sighted vision, knowledge, and experience, they have a huge impact on nation building. May celebrations of this Day inspire us to follow the ideals of Dr. Radhakrishnan”, the governor said in his message. Khandu paid tributes to…

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No permission give for DJ Nite: DA

AALO, Sept 04: West Siang district administration did not give permission for DJ Nite event even at Humgo Rigo Resort on  August 29 last. The DJ Nite issue is surfacing only after a person tested positive for COVID-19 on inquiry of his whereabouts prior to his testing. This DJ night was held in the outskirt, 3.5-kmaway from Aalo town and administration and police were kept in darkness about the show. When the tests were carried out on suspected persons on first day, 13 persons were tested positive. DSO Dr. Jumbom Kato disclosed…

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