Temporary bridge at Ego soon: Rijiju

By A News Service ITANAGAR, Set 27: Responding to suffering of people of Leparada, Upper Subansiri, West Siang, Shi-Yomi districts after Ego Bridge, the lifeline of those districts, was washed away by natural calamity on Sept 18 last, Union MoS for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju tweeted on Sunday that he has tken up with NDCL for its restoration and clearing all debris of landslides along Likabali-Basar-Bam road. The works in that landslide prone zone are under progress and materials for the bridge are being transported from Guwahati to…

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Indo-China border peaceful in Arunachal: MLA Tashi

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Sept 27:  Chinese aggression along the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Galwan Valley where 20 Indian and an unspecified number of Chinese soldiers were killed in a brutal brawl on June 15 leading to prolonged standoff is expected  between both armies had sent a message causing fear among people about  possible war. India shares a long 3,488-km border with China, starting from the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh. As Arunachal shares longest 1,080-km border, Indo-China bitter standoffs was causing tension but Indian Army upped its ante…

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CCF: Arunachal timbers smuggled in night, Assam help sought to nab mafias

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 27: While people preferred to remain in homes scared by killer Coronavirus, but timber smugglers have been in field to fell and loot trees to plunder the lush green glory of Arunachal Pradesh. This has been reported by Tezu-based Eastern Arunachal Circle chief conservator of forests (CCF) Gulab Singh that instances of illegal collection of timbers, particularly from forest divisions of Namsai, Lohit & Lower Dibang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh and transportation through inter-state boundaries have been  reported by DFOs and their range…

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Arunachal COVID-19 figure crosses 9,000

By AO News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 27: Rising trend of COVID-19 pushed its total to 9,004 in Arunachal Pradesh with identification of 135 fresh cases, state surveillance officer Dr L Jampa said, adding the data included 2,495 active cases, 6,495 recoveries and 14 deaths so far. The district-wise reported cases are: ICR-62 (18 from TRIHMS flu clinic, 14 from Itanagar paid quarantine testing centre, 10 from CCC-SOA testing centre, 9 from RKMH flu clinic, 6 from Banderdewa check gate & 5 from Lekhi SQF testing centre, tested by RDT-Ag); Kra-Daadi-18…

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Der aaya drush aaye: MP Gao urges defence minister | Confer p gallantry award on 1962 hero Shere Thapa

By Pradeep Kumar Arunachal Eastern parliamentary Lok Sabha member Tapir Gao, who was apprised about the gallantry act of Indian Army jawan Shere Thapa during 1962 Chinese aggression by this editor recently, called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on September 25 and submitted a letter requesting him to grant him gallantry award posthumously to the great martyr. The minister assured to study properly to take a final decision, Gao told this daily over telephone on Sunday.   A copy of his letter was made available by Thapa’s commanding…

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Arunachalee, ex-CS  inducted into IMI governing council

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 27: The Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) is a civil society led network platform with the mission to mainstream concerns of the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) and its people in the development dialogue of India. The IMI has elected its new governing council for 2020-2023) led by former Sikkim MP P D Rai as chairman while others are Dr. Rajendra Dobhal and Amba Jamir (vice chairman), Priyadarshini Shreshtha (secretary),  Binita Shah (treasurer),  Egam Basar (joint secretary), Dr. Vincent Darlong, former Arunahal chief secretary Ramesh Negi,  Dr.…

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Internet a major hurdle for online exams: Principals tell RGU

RONO HILLS, Sept 27: An online meeting of all principals of 42 colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU on Sunday discussed issues relating to examinations and impending academic session 2020-21. Vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha, in his presidential address, exhorted the principals to work together with the RGU to ensure that no student miss an academic year at any cost. He also reiterated RGU’s motto ‘that varsity under no circumstances will leave any student behind’ The RGU and its colleges working hand-in-hand is integral for success of online exams…

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