BPGH operates 3 COVID+ cases successfully, to operate plasma bank soon: Dr Raina

The operating team Hipu Diagnostic Centre begins COVID risk preventive test By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Oct 17: Three lower (uterine) segment caesarean section operations have been conducted successfully on three COVID-19 positive expecting mothers since Friday at Pasighat-based Bakin Pertin General Hospital (BPGH), Health service joint director-cum-BPGH in-charge Dr. Dukhum Raina told this daily on late Saturday. One case each was referred from Yingkiong, Aalo and Talem while the babies and mothers have been doing well, he said, and lauded gynaeocologist Dr Bipin Karlo, anaethetist Dr Gangam Dai, senior paediatrician nursing officer,…

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People from all walks of life throng to bid adieu to Tarh Kunia

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 17: People from all walks of life on Saturday bade adieu to Tarh Kunia, who breathed his last on Friday morning in a city hospital, in his last journey. Seppa MLA Tapuk Taku, AAPSU president Hawa Bagang, executive members from Tarh Welfare Society (TWS), members and executive members from Arunachal Chambers of Commerce & Industries (ACC&I), Naharlagun Bazar Welfare Committee (NBWC), several senior government officers and leaders from various political party attended the last rites of Late Kunia which was held at his residence at G Extension on…

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CHF offers agripreneurship orientation prog

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 17: Though agriculture-horticulture is the main stay for earning livelihood for majority of people of Arunachal Pradesh but its vast scope is yet to be tapped for the famers mostly using traditional practices for lack of knowledge about modern cultivation. Thus, Pasighat-based Collage of Horticulture & Forestry (CHF), set up in 2001, has proposed to conduct two-month agripreneurship orientation programme (AOP) internship for students, youth and individuals of North Eastern region, according to CHF assistant manager Evie Koyu. The agri-horti-business startups (based in…

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179 more test positive for Covid-19, tally mounts to 13348

ITANAGAR, Oct 17:  As many as 179 people have tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state’s caseload to 13348. On the other hand, 244 patients were discharged, taking the total recoveries in the state to 10315. Out of the new positive cases, Itanagar Capital Complex (ICC) reported the highest at 77, followed by East Siang 21, Namsai 11 and West Siang 10, as per the bulletin issued by the state Directorate of Health Services (DHS). Nine cases were also reported from Lower Subansiri, seven from Changlang,…

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Two drug peddlers held

KHONSA, Oct 17: Continuing it’s fight against drug trafficking, the anti-drug squad (ADS) of Tirap police apprehended two drug peddlers. Acting on a tip-off, the two drug peddlers identified as Wangsam and Wangtiap have been apprehended by the ADS  team during various raids conducted in and around Khonsa market. On search, suspected contraband substance (heroine) weighing approx 140 gm and cash from drug sale amounting to Rs 6,670 was seized from their possession. A case was registered against both the accused at Khonsa police station  u/s 21(b) NDPS Act,1985 and investigation on. Meanwhile,…

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Children Science Park dedicated to students

DEED, Oct 17: A Children Science Park developed by Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre (APSC) at Government Secondary School here in Lower Subansiri district with an objective of promoting science education by learning through playing was dedicated to the students by Director-cum-Member Secretary, Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (Department of Science & Technology), CD Mungyak on Friday. In his inaugural speech, Mungyak said, “playing is the natural instinct of children and it may enhance the process of learning by doing itself.” He also requested to teachers to promote innovative…

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State level quiz competition concludes

ITANAGAR, Oct 17: The three-day state level ‘Red Ribbon Quiz Competition’ organised by the Arunachal Pradesh State AIDS Control Society, Directorate of Health Services, in a hotel at Naharlagun concluded on Saturday, with Milli Bharat and Tai Gunia from Government College Doimukh winning the competition. Besides bagging a cash prize of Rs 20,000, they also received certificate and memento. Tapi Tony and Dug Niting of Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic College here adjudged 1st runners up with cash prize of Rs 15,000 along with certificate and momento while Ayan Serfiroz Haque…

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APCC mourns PI’s death

ITANAGAR, Oct 17: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee has deeply mourned over the demise of Tamchi Taighon Saturday in his residence at Sangram, Kurung Kumey District, after a prolonged illness. Late Taigh, born on 25.03,1965 to late Tamchi Talam, was head goan burah of Sangram area during 2005 to 2016 besides Gaon Burah Association of Kurung Kumey district president and Tamchi Welfare Society adviser. He became public interpreter of Nyobia circle in 2017 and continued till his death. The rank and file of APCC conveyed their deep sense of condolences to…

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Guest lecture organised by Sainik School for students

Pasighat, Oct 17: The Sainik School (SS) under East Siang district on Saturday organised an online guest lecture to commemorate the 41st year of Nobel Prize to Mother Teresa. Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) vice-chancellor Saket Kushwaha graced the occasion. He delivered a motivational talk to the students on the topic “Ethics and Stewardship of students”. In his address, Prof. Kushwaha advised the students to develop and inculcate good habits like respecting elders, caring and sharing, understanding the difference between courage and fear. He also educated them on the difference between…

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Khandu on three-day tour

ITANAGAR, Oct 17: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday embarked on a three-day tour to Mago, Chuna, Lungur and Jethang sector. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Khandu wrote, “Heading for a 3 day tour to Mago, Chuna, Lungur & Jethang sector to meet our brave Indian Army & villagers who jointly guard our frontiers along the Indo-Tibet China border.”

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