Ensure early completion of Hollongi Airport: Guv to CM

COVID-19 status reviewed ITANAGAR, Apr 08: Governor Brig. (Retd) B. D. Mishra reviewed the COVID-19 status with Chief Minister Pema Khandu when the latter called on him at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday. It was decided to make the best effort to check spread of the virus while they stressed on necessary precautions about using e face mask, physical  distancing and frequent hand washing. Dr Mishra also advocated early completion of Hollongi Airport project and Miao-Vijoynagar strategic road. However, he commended the CM for undertaking  tedious journey by road including…

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Jodpur Cycling Club in Anjaw, Kri flags off 7-day expedition

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Apr 08: A seven-day cycling expedition in bordering district of Anjaw was flagged off by local MLA Karikho Kri from circuit house on Thursday morning. Terming cycling as best exercise for body and mind Kri also said that the expedition would give firsthand experience of hidden treasure trove of Arunachal to the mainstream adventurers. Bicycling is one of the fastest growing outdoor recreation and nationwide tourism and Arunachal is no exception. To give a boost in this expedition, Thus, a cycling club of Jodpur from Rajasthan…

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Arunachalee Moti wins laurels from educationists

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Arunachalee daughter Moti Pangkham is a true example of “Fly with wings as high as you can, but never forget your roots and culture being daughter of Mother India or else beware you would be a fish without water! Working now as assistant professor (journalism & mass communication department) of Odisha’s state university Fakir Mohan University since February 2020, she was selected to present a paper on “Korea-India 3020 Forum” online at a event, organized on March 30 last by Institute of Indian Studies…

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Preserve culture & traditions as identity: Tagik

By Staff Reporter DOIMUKH, Apr 08: “Our culture and traditions are our which should be preserved for posterity least we lose our identity,” Central Longte committee (CLC) vice chairman Sangha Tagik said on Thursday. Addressing inaugural ceremony of maiden Longte festival celebration as a special guest, Tagik regretted that western culture has been diverting the younger generations from this time-tested practices which poses serious threat to tribal identity. This could be checked only by the parents and senior members of the society by encouraging them to toe the tribal roots,…

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CS reviews status of collapsed bridge

ITANAGAR, April 08: Keeping the last mile connectivity in view, chief secretary Naresh Kumar reviewed status of road connectivity to Tali ADC headquarter of Kra Daadi district in a meeting here on Wednesday. PWD chief engineer (CZ-A) Hage Apa briefed the status of road being the 69-km  Talariang-Yangte-Tali road (Part  1) adding and Part 2 being the 10-km Kabak-Sojam stretch is being built by  the PWD. The Part 1 includes  Kumey Bridge on Yangte-Tali road which unfortunately collapsed on March 28h last due  unforeseen wind, he said, adding the under construction bridge…

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APCA offers relief to Senua Noksa fire victims

From Our Reporter LONGDING, Apr 08: A team of Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association (APCA) led by its secretary general Nabam Pekhi distributed relief items to April 3 fire victims of Senua Noksa village on Thursday. The relief items included clothes, essential commodities items and a cheque of Rs. 50.000. Forty families had lost their homes and hearths by a devastating fire incident on last April 3 evening. The team including diocesan secretary Yangli Homtok and Longding district unit president Dominic Wangphan also interacted with the fire victims and urged them to…

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Taram lauds LEWA for well built dere

From Mingkeng Osik LEDUM, Apr 08: The villagers, particularly Ledum Employees’ Welfare Association (LEWA), deserve appreciation for the well built Ledum Gumin Soyin dere-cum-community hall, former lawmaker Pani Taram said on Thursday after inaugurating the much awaited infrastructure in East Siang district here. Taram as chief guest expressed his happiness over the very short time of construction on self help basis that too with quality and urged the villagers to utilise the new hall and the youth to be united. He also donated one computer and two lakh as token…

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Trout fisheries complex site gets Taki’s approval

MECHUKA, Apr 08: The proposed site to set up a state of art trout fisheries complex in Lhallung village of Shi-Yomi district was appreciated on Thursday by Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary and Fisheries Minister Tage Taki, who was accompanied with state assembly Speaker Pasang D Sona. While interacting with department officials and land owners, the minister on a tour to the district, assured all possible help for success of project. The duo inspected ongoing trail-cum-demonstration garden in Segong village where various fruiting trees have been planted at Segong village. District horticulture officer,…

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Arunachal is India’s future sports powerhouse: Natung

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 08: “Arunachal Pradesh will be sports powerhouse of India in coming decades and state players would win Olympic medals in next 10-15 years,” said Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Mama Natung on Thursday. In his opening remark to third junior state-level Hornbill Kabaddi at Marik Academy in Chimpu, he hinted about huge potential in games and sports of sate youth. Arunachalese are born sportspersons, but what they need is polishing and proper technical guidance for success in any games and sports the field, Natung said…

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RKMH to hold Haematology & nephrology camp on Apr 11

ITANAGAR, Apr 08: Ramakrishna Mission Hospital (RKMH) here, continuing its service for the needy people, has decided to hold haematology & nephrology camp for free OPD on April 11 next. Consultant haematologist & haemato oncologist Dr. Abhijit Phukan and   consultant nephrologist Dr. Karan Saraf of Guwahati-based Excelcare Hospitals will be holding in the pay clinic during 9 am to 12 noon for which registration in OPD is on, according RKM secretary Swami Vishweshananda Maharaj.

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