DC office mourns Chetry’s demise

ITANAGAR, Apr 19:  The Officers and staffs of Capital Complex DC office observed  one minute silence as a mark of respect to assistant section officer late MB Chetry, who left for his heavenly abode on Sunday. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. The officers and staff conveyed their  heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul. He had joined DC office as accountant from Civil Secretariat on 12.03.09. DIPRO

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New COVID-19 protocol notified | RAT must at entry points, essential goods free

Rs 500 penalty for protocol violation, Rs 200 for public spitting By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 18: Arunachal Pradesh Govt as announced by Chief Minister Pema Khandu has notified guidelines to combat second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. While taking note of COVID-19 situation through two virtual meetings from Tawang on Sunday, the CM had announced that “By Monday the Govt, through HF&W department will notify the guidelines to combat this situation”. The notification, issued within hours by HF&W secretary Dr P Parthiban, has made Rapid Antigen Test (RAT)…

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Painting a good medium of expression, says Sona

Exhibition marks World Art Day ITANAGAR, Apr 18: “Unlike text where we write so many things to pass a message, painting is a good medium to express one’s view,” said Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (APLA) Speaker Pasang D Sona, after giving away the prizes to winners of four-day art exhibition. The exhibition, organised by Arunachal Akademi of Fine Arts (AAFA) in collaboration with APLA to mark the World Art Day, concluded at Assembly Secretariat here on Monday. In senior category, Hibu Tamo (RGU), Deepjoy Subba (RGU) and Soma Barman (DNGC)…

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Remote Chebang villagers celebrate Longtey

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 18: Longtey, the only bloodless festival of the state, was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in  remote Chebang village of  Nyapin assembly constituency of Kurung Kumey district recently. The festival aims at inspire the younger generation to carry forward the legacy of the festival when the evil spirits are barricated for the human being to live in peace. PWD Capital Division-B EE Tarh Gunkap and Phassang ZPM Yomdo Tadu, in their addresses as chief guest and guest of honour, motivated the revelers to protect…

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Lataji’s unique gift to Kishore da

Yeh Jeevan Hai Yeh jeevan hain is jeevan ka Yehi hai, yehi hai, yehi hai rang roop Yeh jeevan hain is jeevan ka Yehi hai, yehi hai, yehi hai rang roop Thode ghum hai, thodi khushiyan Thode ghum hai, thodi khushiyan Yehi hai, yehi hai, yehi hai chaao dhoop Yeh jeevan hai Yeh na socho ismein apni haar hai ke jeet hai Yeh na socho ismein apni haar hai ke jeet hai Use apanalo jo bhio jeevan ki reet hai Yeh zid chodo yun na todo, har pal ek darpan…

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CM: Follow COVID-19 SoPs strictly, restriction on social gatherings soon

TAWANG, Apr 17: Chief Minister Pema Khandu took stock of the COVID-19 situation in the state through two virtual meetings with legislators followed by with corporators, councilors and ZPMs here on Saturday  and sought  suggestions for the government to act. . The second wave of the dreaded virus has emerged as a real threat due to rapid infectious resulting in higher mortality rate than the first wave that had rocked the world last year, Khandu said. The meetings, conceptualized and chaired by Governor Brig (Rtd) B D Mishra, specifically concentrated…

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CM helps Mugli battling COVID-19 in Gwalior

Talo Mugli lauds CM By A O News Service ITANAGAR: One Arunachalee youth Chorun Mugli has been battling with COVID-19 infection for last 10 days in his college in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, but Chief Minister Pema Khandu came to his rescue as a saviour. “Though everyone in the family thought being young it would be easy for him to get through. But at around 11 pm on Thursday, family members were informed that he is feeling weak and his pulses were dropping to the lowest. Though his doctor asked him…

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37 donate blood to mark World Hemophilia Day

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Apr 17: As many as 37 persons  d (19 males and 18 females) donated blood voluntarily collected  blood donation camp was organized at Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) here on Saturday to celebrate World Hemophilia Day. Organized by NHM state blood cell and State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) in association with Apatani Students’ Union (ASU), TRIMHS pedheatric assistant professor-cum-hemophilia day care center in-charge Dr. Nani Tago, blood bank officer Dr. Tashi Paleng were resources person. They enlightened the gathering, particularly…

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RT-PCR test kits’ crisis in Arunachal

New mechanism soon: Health Secy By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 17: While COVID-19 cases have been surging during second wave across India, Arunachal Pradesh record on Friday stood at 16,967 cases including 105 active cases, but Damocles’ sword seemingly hangs over Arunachal with reported crisis of RT-PCR test kits. The state had procured 4.5 lakh kits worth Rs 13.4 crore and paid only Rs 4 crore while rest amount was outstanding. The Mumbai-based supplier on condition of anonymity said that it has refused to supply more kits till…

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Disaster management training aims at capacity building: MLA Moyong

PASIGHAT, Apr 17:“As natural disasters could occur at any time, all should be prepared to face while ensuring safety of life and properties”, said Pasighat East MLA-cum-HM-UD, municipality advisor Kaling Moyong on Friday. Addressing valedictory function of 45-day state level training of community volunteers (CVs) on disaster response here, he said the training on disaster management aims at raising awareness and capacity building. He advocated more such trainings to empower people at grassroots level to cope with unforeseen disasters. Saying  “A prepared society is always protected”, he  asserted that the…

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