Implement projects with quality: Guv

ITANAGAR, Nov 01: Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra Monday emphasised on quality of work and timely implementation of the developmental projects and schemes in the state. The governor said this when Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein called him at Raj Bhawan here and discussed about developmental initiatives of the state government particularly, under Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsava. Mishra called for proper supervision and accountability of government officials in every project to ensure that not a single paisa is misused. The governor, who has been keeping abreast himself of…

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Landslide turned Kameng river water turbid: GoAP

ITANAGAR, Nov 01: After three days of Kameng River water turning turbid, Arunachal Pradesh Govt on Monday reacted saying prima facie it appears to be a case of mud flow resulting from a landslide in upper reaches of the river based on preliminary analysis and physical inspection. East Kameng district administration (DA) had received information on Oct 29  that the water had turned dark grey,  muddy and dead fish were found floating. Water samples were immediately collected, and preliminary analysis done by DFDO which found total dissolved substance (TDSW) levels…

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State NPP chief faces IFCSAP’s ire

ITANAGAR, Nov 01: The Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) has slammed the “viral statement” made by National People’s Party (NPP) state president Mutchu Mithi on social media in which he has dubbed the “Anti-Conversion Law (Arunachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 1978) of being “malicious, targeted & bigoted against a specific faith, the Christian Faith”. Mithi, who represents the Roing assembly constituency in the Arunachal Pradesh assembly, had also called for the Act to be “scrapped” in his recent post on Facebook and announced to take…

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ANSU demands transfer of edn commissioner

ITANAGAR, Nov 01: Reiterating its demand for immediate transfer of Education Commissioner Niharika Rai, the All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU) Monday served a 15-day ultimatum to the state government. The union also demanded the government to drop the criminal case registered against it. ANSU General Secretary Gora Rikam addressing a press conference here, stated that the 14 point demands relating to the education sector in Nyishi inhabited districts, was a long pending demand of the union. Rikam added that the union has been pressing for the same for many months…

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CS unveils oxygen plant, calls for massive inoculation

ZIRO, Nov 01: Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar Monday inaugurated the 500 LPM PSA oxygen plant at Gyati Takka General Hospital here, in the presence Agriculture Minister Agriculture Tage Taki, DC Somcha Lowang, Mission Director, Atma Nirbhar Krishi Yojana Sherpa and Civil Aviation Secretary Swapnil Naik. Dr Roto Robo, in-charge of the oxygen plant and ICU of the hospital, appraised about the need for additional power augmentation to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the plant and the hospital as a whole. Later while interacting with the doctors and the medical staffs…

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War memorial work initiated

DAMBUK, Nov 01: Health and Family Welfare minister Alo Libang in the presence of MLAs Gum Tayeng, Lombo Tayeng, Kanggong Taku, Talem Taboh, Ninong Ering and Ojing Tasing on Monday laid the foundation stone for the war memorial at Bongal Yapgo near here. Speaking on the occasion, Libang said that it was due to the concerted efforts of all the MLAs that the dream of constructing a multi-storied war museum in the area became a reality. “It was not only the people of the area who had sacrificed their life…

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IFJ meet: Focus on challenges for media

ITANAGAR, Nov 01: A three-day Asia-Pacific regional virtual meeting on the theme “Future Power 2021 – Organizing media in challenging times” organized by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) got underway at the national capital on Monday. The event is organized in partnership with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), a non-profit German foundation committed to the values of democracy and social justice. Addressing the inaugural session, IFJ Asia Pacific director Jane Worthington said “the meeting aims to address two key union issues – helping unions and activists to protect jobs and working conditions…

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Run for Unity marks Patel’s birthday

ITANAGAR, Nov 01: Mini marathons titled ‘Run for Unity’ were organized at several places of the state to mark the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) celebrations on Sunday. The day is also celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first deputy Prime Minister and home minister of India and the man who played a major role in the political integration of India. At Roing, the headquarters of Lower Dibang Valley district, the mini marathon was flagged off by ZPM Komji Linggi from general ground. The…

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Untouched Egyptian tomb -ground breaking discovery -III | Egypt’s link to Hollywood film making

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Many may not be aware of the in-depth research conducted by Hollywood producers before shooting any film. Moreover, it is intriguing to think that Hollywood films have also link with Egyptian tombs. It was realized the sphinx head was not from Egypt’s deserts that time. Robbers or aliens had not sneaked or teleported it to Santa Barbara. Thus, the 300-pound head came from most unlikely places. The sphinx head was first thought to be from Charlton Heston’s role in Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 film…

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