MoU signed for development of infrastructures at NCoE 

Itanagar, Oct 28: The State government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Sports Ministry for development of infrastructures at National Centre of Excellence (NCoE) here. The state’s Sports Department signed MoU with Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Tuesday virtually. “Arunachalis are naturally good at sports and we wish to make it better. Thank you Union Ministry of Sports for the support to develop National Centre of Excellence in Itanagar that  has facilities for wushu, weightlifting and boxing,” Chief Minister Pema Khandu wrote in a Facebook…

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Health Min discusses Covid management activities

Itanagar, Oct 28: Health Minister Ao Libang along with his newly appointed advisor Goruk Pordung on Wednesday interacted with District Medical Officers (DMOs) of all districts of state through video conferencing and discussed Covid management activities and various issues related to health sector. Interacting with the DMOs, the Minister said, “the rate of infection in the state has not yet minimized. We have to take care of ourselves and the family members, and our neighbours. The awareness programme needs to continue so that the denizens continue to wear face mask…

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APLSA organizes one-day training programme

Yupia, Oct 28: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) organized a one-day ‘Legal Awareness-cum-Marriage Registration’ training programme for the Marriage Officers and staffs here on Wednesday. Chairing the programme, Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu lauded APSLSA for such initiative and said administration officers really need such kind of legal awareness orientation programme to keep themselves updated on latest legal developments. He also emphasized that Marriage recording data should be maintained properly by the department of Economics and Statistics and same should be reflected in district handbooks also. Adv. Raknu Koniya, gave…

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Basar inaugurates boxing hall

BASAR, Oct 28: Local MLA Gokar Basar has inaugurated a hall for conducting all types of boxing event here in Leparada district, in presence of HoDs of the district. After inaugurating the boxing hall on Tuesday, Basar said that it has been constructed under the fund provided through ‘untied fund scheme’ and will cater to the needs of boxing lovers of the area. It will also facilitate the boxers to carry sporting event and imparting training to others and motivating the younger’s, the MLA said. He requested youths to participate in…

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Arunachal’s Covid-19 case tally mounts to 14580

Itanagar, Oct 28 : As many as 108 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday, taking the state’s caseload to 14580. On the other hand, 183 patients have been discharged, taking the total recoveries to 12480. According to the bulletin issued by the state Directorate of Health Services (DHS),  out of the fresh cases of infections , Itanagar Capital Complex (ICC) reported the highest at 28, followed by Lower Subansiri 12 and Siang eight. Seven cases were also reported from Lower Dibang Valley (LDV) , six…

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Statue of communal harmony unveiled

AALO, Oct 28: A 14-feet statue of the late humanitarian Taken Pakam Lobom, popularly known as Pedong Kenbo, was on Wednesday unveiled at his native village Logum Jini on the occasion of his first death anniversary. Stated to be the ‘statue of communal harmony’, it was uncovered by Hento Karga, president, Lobom Ao Welfare Society. This statue has been erected as a memory of late Pakam’s powerful legacy and selfless services rendered to the communities within West Siang district and beyond. Besides being the HGB of Logum Jini since 1984, he…

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Felix reviews progress of work on Joram-Koloriang TAH

PALIN, Oct 28 : Home Minister Bamang Felix on Wednesday reviewed the progress of work on Joram-Koloriang Trans Arunachal Highway (TAH) here. Chairing the meeting, Felix said, “we have around four months of winter and have to properly utilise. This is not the time to blame others. We need to unite together and support the contractors.” “We should keep clarity on the action plan on package wise as the work has already been awarded and new contractors appointed,” he said. Felix further informed that a meeting is being  scheduled in…

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Marken Lollen among finalists of singing talent hunt Tare Jami Par

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Oct 27: Arunachalee boy Marken Lollen,13, a class-IX student of Kendriya Viyalaya here has qualified for final round of singing talent hunt Tare Jami Par, being organized at Mumbai. Marken, s/o Tomar Lollen and Korbi Lollen, was first Arunachal Young Singing Star of 2018, selected for Indian Idol in audition by was dropped due to lower age criteria. He is among the 20 finalists, selected from among thousands competitors of both sexes who had faced 12 audition rounds across India. Marken with others will…

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Unclaimed Covid-19 positive dead body disposed of

Itanagar October 28: A team of District Administration Itanagar Capital Region led by EAC Dakli Gara, LO to DC Sanjiv Chakraborty and their members disposed of an unclaimed Covid-19 positive dead body on Wednesday following all the SoPs. The person was a convict and undergoing imprisonment at Jullang Central Jail. He got infected with Covid-19 virus and was hospitalized at DCH Chimpu since 19th Oct and succumbed to the virus yesterday. Many formalities like Magisterial inquest, post mortem etc done before funeral rites carried out by the district administration. DIPRO

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