COVID-19 in Arunachal | 3 deaths up figure to 54, only 7 new cases found

RT-PCR test on at Bandrdewa check gate on Sunday  By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Nov 29: Though only 31 COVID-19 cases were detected on Sunday, but mortalities in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 54 with deaths of three persons, state vigilance officer Dr L Jampa reported. A male, 75, from Rumgong village of Siang district detected COVID-19 positive on Nov 21 at FRU, Ruksin expired on Sunday. He was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and admitted due to sudden loss of consciousness with aspiration pneumonia. He was discharged on request by…

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Indian Idol-2020 | Arunachlee Jeli Kayi qualifies in season 12

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 29: Indian Idol, the Indian version of Pop Idol format aired on Sony Entertainment since 2004, had begun with Indian Idol Junior but become very popular across the nation. The ongoing 12th season on Sunday evening saw famous Arunachalee stage singer Jeli Kayi, who enjoys huge popularity on social media despite hailing from  Liromoba of West  Siang district. He left judges Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani and Himesh Reshammiya virtually dumfounded by his melodious son in both male and female voices. “We are genuinely shocked as your…

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Renovated Malinithan Temple rekindles Krishna-Rukmini heritage

Who is next after DC Singh? Unfolding numerous unrecorded ancient events hidden across Arunachal Pradesh would underscore the relevance of this Himalayan state and draw tourists, researchers and historians fro far and wide. And that is what Lower Siang deputy commissioner A.K. Singh did with his past experience as tourism director to make Malinithan temple an asset of great value for the state to woo tourists from far and wide. This was his two-year hard works albeit with approval of Chief Minister Pema Khandu with needed fubnds. Besides famous Tawang…

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2 senior BJP leaders join Congress

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 29: Though the lotus brigade is ruling the roost across Arunachal Pradesh prompting other parties to work out new strategies to face them in battle of ballots, but there is visible dissatisfaction in the ranks of the party with two senior leaders switching allegiance to Congress party on Sunday. State BJP Mahila Morcha secretary Longnya Somnyan and Tirap district Mahila Morcha vice president Tunya Hakun, after welcomed by APCC president-cum-MLA Nabam Tuki to Congress fold, said that they were deeply hurt as their…

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GSU urges MLA to solve conflict to build Likabali-Kangku PMGSY road 

ITANAGAR, Nov 29: Galo Students’ Union (GSU) led by its president Dope Ori on Sunday urged  Likabali MLA Kardu Nyigyor to settle dispute of ongoing Likabali-Kangku PMGSY road  between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh for an amicable settlement between two states though discussion. While submitting a representation here, the team including secretary general Deny Boje, social services secretary Yumpe Nada and federal speaker Gonu Taipodia, urged him to call a high level meeting for permanent solution and deploy forces for smooth construction of the road. Nyigyor assured to meet immediate requirements of…

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CM greets on Kartik Purnima

ITANAGAR, Nov 29: Greeting people on Kartik Purnima, birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikkhism, Chief Minister Pema Khandu, in his message, said:  “I join my Sikh brethren in offering prayers to the Guru, revelling in the joy and happiness of his advent into the world to spread peace and humanity.” “Guru Nanak Dev ji taught us the dignity of labour and to share whatever we have earned. Let’s resolve on this day to follow his teachings in true spirit and see the world change where there’s no inequality…

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Arunachal fights against COVID, wins annual India Today awards

*Victory of Team Arunachal spirit: Ministers By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Nov 28: Arunachal Pradesh has been awarded as the ‘leading small state in fight against COVID-19’ and ‘the most improved small state in education’ in India Today’s annual ‘State of the States Award- 2020’. These awards are “result of exemplary Team Arunachal spirit”, Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu said in a tweet. “Education has been our top most priority. Due to enormous efforts put up by education department and teachers in imparting quality education, the state has topped…

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Sukaphaa award – another glory on Thongchi’s cap

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Nov 28: Arunachal Pradesh literary luminary Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, who was conferred prestigious Padma Shri (for literature and education in 2020), has been chosen by Assam government for Sukaphaa award. The Award comprising Rs three lakh, a citation and a traditional angabastra, given every three-year, would be given to Thongchi, Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society founder-president, by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at  Moran on December 2 next coinciding with  Axom Divox. Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameshwar Teli, Rajya Sabha member Kamakhya Prasad…

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Police nab habitual burglar, recover 17 stolen mobiles

ITANAGAR, Nov 27: The Naharlagun Daily Market mobile shop burglary case was solved on Friday by Capital Police with arrest of the main accused and recovery of 17 stolen smart phones from his possession. On receiving a written information earlier from one S Nabam Pol alleging that unknown miscreants had broken into his Galaxy Mobile store, near Daily Market, and fled away with 17 mobile phones worth Rs. 2,47,404, and cash memo, a case was registered with local police station and investigation was launched. A police tam led by Naharlagun…

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Joint panel inspect flood-hit areas

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 28: A joint committee including Brahmaputra Board Dy. CE, PWD (central zone B) CE, East Siang DC Dr Kinny Singh along with others inspected flood hit areas under Mebo sub-division on Friday to assess damages caused by flood on the left bank of Siang River. The team inspected worst hit Sigar, Borguli, Seram and Namsing villages besides washed away portion of Mebo-Dhola road and boulder bund at Sigar village. The team termed worst ever damages in last 20 years but submit the report to higher authorities.…

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