CPA India Region Zone III conference ends | Deliberate to bring practical solutions to NE problems: RS Dy Chairman

ITANAGAR, May 13: Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh on Friday expressed his satisfaction and happiness over the successful conduct of the 18th General Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region Zone III. “The last two days has seen many fruitful and insightful discussions that will allow us to bring practical solutions to problems persisting in the Northeastern region,” he said while addressing the valedictory function of the event here which saw the attendance of speakers and deputy speakers from all the eight states of the…

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Tomato sold for Rs 80 per kg in Changlang

Local production key to lower rate By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 13: Vegetables are being sold at a very high rate across Arunachal Pradesh for lack of local production, making it a consumer state. How long this geographically vast state with thin population would continue to depend on outside supply – is a million dollar question. State leaders often call upon local people to take up agriculture and horticulture cultivation which is sustainable, instead of looking for contract works. Arunachal Pradesh, with annual rainfall ranging from 2000 mm…

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Speakers, Dy speakers urged to go for productive hours in houses

ITANAGAR, May 13: Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra Friday exhorted the speakers and deputy speakers to have the maximal useful and productive hours in the houses which they chair. Addressing the valedictory function of the two-day conference of the 18th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region Zone III, at the state legislative assembly here, the governor said that the speakers and deputy speakers should ensure that the legislative process in the country is smooth, well debated and objective. “The speakers and deputy speakers are the central pillar, which…

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LS Speaker plants tree at Raj Bhawan

ITANAGAR, May 13: Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Friday met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at Raj Bhawan here and discussed about parliamentary contributions to the people. Mishra conveyed the good wishes of the people of the state to Birla for enacting legislation for fulfilling people’s aspiration. The governor shared his observation with the Speaker regarding the Preamble of the Constitution of India. He said that it is now need of the hour to include a mention of Fundamental Duties in the Preamble which would promote the…

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Tawang doctors performs rare orthopedic surgery

TAWANG, May 13: In a rare feat, a doctor of a hospital in Tawang along with his team, successfully operated on a patient and replace his total hip. Orthopedic surgeon Dr Dukam Magu of Khandro Drowa Sangmo district hospital, along with his team, achieved the feat on Thursday, officials from the district informed here on Friday. The 39-year-old man from Tawang had painful limp for over an year, was diagnosed with case of  Avascular Necrosis of right hip joint, and total hip joint replacement was performed by Dr Magu. Total…

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Meet discussed CSC, CSP under aspirational district

NAMSAI, May 13: A coordination meeting was convened here on Friday by DC R K Sharma to discuss the status of CSC (Common Service Centre) and CSP (Common Service Point) across the district as part of aspirational district on Digital India campaign. The meeting was attended by Namsai ADC, DPO cum nodal officer (aspirational district), DIO, CO Lathao, district manager CSC Namsai unit and village level entrepreneurs from across the district. CSC district manager Nang Woila Wati Namchoom highlighted the objective of the meeting. The DC in his address laid…

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Heat wave hit hard mango production in India

Awesome Alphonso                  Brilliant Banganapalli Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar The mango production in India in fiscal year 2021 was estimated to have amounted to around 20.9 million metric tons.  “Extreme heat conditions would impact mango and lychee fruits which are mainly grown in northern and western parts of the country,” IMD meteorology division (agriculture) head Kripan Ghosh had said on April 2 last. “If the IMD’s prediction of a severe heat wave in April comes true, the country’s horticultural crops such as mangoes and lychees will be adversely impacted, along…

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Vastra to showcase NE’s cultural indradhansuh

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 13: The cultural indradhansuh of ethnic rich communities of North East India would be presented to national audience during an event, christined Vastra, at the IAS Officers Chanakyapuri’s New Moti Bag Club in New Delhi on Saturday.  . This initiative is by North East Institute of Fashion Technology (NEIFT) CEO Vikram Rai Medhi and sponsored by Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) with supported by Union Ministry of Textiles, would see young NE damsels sashaying down the ramps in their best traditional attires along with Pan-India…

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Rebia flags of ambulances, bike ambulances

YUPIA May 13: Rajya Sabha member Nabam Rebia on Friday flagged of ambulances and bike ambulances for Tarasso and Mengio PHCs, in presence of DC Minga Sherpa, DMO Dr K Perme, Mengio EAC Tana Bapu, Tarasso CO Rome Mele among others. Both Taraso and Mengio circles are considered to be among the few remote outposts of Papumpare district, with communication bottlenecks existing.  With the intention of prioritizing medical facilities for these two remote circles, the DC conceptualized the idea of providing ambulances that can have off-roading capabilities to a certain…

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