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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Poster competition to mark NVBDD

NAHARLAGUN, Oct 27: Arunachal Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (APSACS) and State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) under Health Services directorate observed October as Voluntary Blood Donation Month by organising various activities to promote voluntary blood donation in the state. The National Voluntary Blood Donation Day (NVBDD) is observed on October 1 annually and this year’s the theme was “Let’s donate blood voluntarily and contribute to the fight against Corona”. An online poster making competition was organised on voluntary blood donation in which 46 from across the state took park to mark the…

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Introspect and act for ‘lungs of the globe’ to survive | Khul ja sim sim mantra to boost Arunachal tourism

    “Arunachal Pradesh though rich in natural resources but still a poor state for its inability to encash them as useful resources,” said State Forest Research Institute director Koj Rinya, state’s first woman IFS officer (2006 AGMUT cadre). “It is high time for all of us to do something tangible to tap these vast resources and convert them into encashable resources to serve as boon for this fund-poor state,” she said with conviction. Rinya, also Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (APSPCB) member-secretary, is right as this state  with 79.63%…

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Tuki inaugurates first ever ATM of APRB

SAGALEE, OCT 27 :   The first ever ATM machine of Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank (APRB)  in Arunachal Pradesh was inaugurated  by local MLA and former Chief Minister  Nabam Tuki here on Tuesday . The inaugural function was attended by Somcha Lowang, ADC Sagalee, Deepak Kumar Gupta, Chairman APRB and other dignitaries. Speaking on the occasion, Tuki congratulated the team of APRB for initiating and making it possible for installation of ATM at Sagalee which will be beneficial to the public of Sagalee sub-division. He appealed the public of Sagalee to…

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Cleanliness drive with awareness gives Baskata village a new look

From Our Correspondent PAIGHAT, Oct 27: Baskata village, near here wore a new look after a group of nature lovers in collaboration with Pasighat Municipal Council and recycling team Green Squad, registered as a NGO in February last, recently conducted cleanliness-cum-awareness drive. The local people were given awareness with demonstration on how to segregate the garbage before disposing them off while Green Squad members went door to door to collect garbage. The idea reflecting ‘cleanliness next to godliness’ spirit was of energetic civil engineer Evie Koyu, who responding to question…

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