Low cost structures may revolutionize high value vegetables cultivation in Arunachal

CHF trains 34 farmers, gives inputs PASIGHAT, June 28: The College of Horticulture and Forestry (CHF) organized a day-long training on ‘Critical inputs distribution for promotion of organic production in high value vegetables under low cost protected cultivation structures’, chaired by dean Dr. B. N. Hazarika, in its campus here on Wednesday. Arunachal Pradesh farmers are showing keen interest in cultivation of high value vegetables being highly remunerative to boost their economy. Thus 34 particiating progressive farmers of Seram, Mebo, Silluk, Sille, Ledum, Sikatode, Sikabamin, Rani, Mirku & Mirem villages…

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Sawin inaugurates Bari-Basip CD block, pleads to make Tirap drug-free district

HIV+ cases detected: SP NEW KATANG, June 28: Giving top priority to education, the panacea for all ills confronting the present society, Khonsa East MLA Wanglam Sawin also stressed  on all out fight against drugs abuse right from village level to make Tirap a drug-free district. After inaugurating newly created Bari-Basip CD block here on Tuesday, he said that it fulfilled long felt dream of people, who were pressing since 2002, and became a reality due to double engine Govt of PM Narendra Modi in the Centre and CM Pema…

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NEIAFMR health camp benefits 140

By Our Staff Reporter SOHA, June 28: Total 140 local people of Soha and Namsang areas were benefited from an ‘ayurveda health camp’, organised here by Pasighat-based by North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Folk Medicine Research (NEIAFMR, an Autonomous Institute under ministry of AYUSH). Free medicines were distributed and awareness on how to maintain a healthy body and sound mind was created among the locals during the camp. While 60 patients had benefitted on June 26, 80 patients availed various benefits on Wednesday. NEIAFMR medical officer (ayurveda) Dr. Imlikumba, senior…

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Arunachal joins nationwide ‘Tobacco Free Youth Campaign’

ITANAGAR, June 28: Arunachal Pradesh joined rest of the country in nationwide “Tobacco Free Youth Campaign” on Wednesday with magistrate-led team conducting raids in shops near educational instructions to seize tobacco products. At Yingkiong: Upper Siang anti-tobacco flying squad led by circle officer-cum-town magistrate Mum Messar, National Tobacco Control (NTC) Programme district programme officer,  District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) staff  and cops conducted a raid  and seized tobacco products from various shops operating within 100 yards of educational institution here. The seizures were made during a surprise checking conducted by the…

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Ward members to impose penalty for littering in public places: IMC

ITANAGAR, June 28: In an effort to enforce orders of the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal, Itanagar Municipal Corporation IMC has decided to delegate certain rights to ward members under the supervision of respective ward corporators to enable them to impose penalties on individuals who violate the court orders regarding littering in public places, IMC Mayor Tamme Phassang told the 15th business meeting here on Wednesday. He called upon the corporators and officials to work together for improving areas within  IMC jurisdiction.  Insufficient ground staff was creating difficulties in…

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Assam Rifles begins vocational training for dropouts & underprivileged women

KHONSA, June 28: The 15-day vocational training in sewing and tailoring by Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles (AR) in collaboration with Usha International Limited (UIL) to underprivileged women to uplift their socio-economic status begun here on Tuesday. Fifteen women were identified in and around Khonsa where the vocational training centre has been set up to enrol them for the training by UIL professional trainers to acquire tailoring skill to pursue it as a career and  refresher course would be conducted after a month to sharpen their skills.  AR officials said,…

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Id-ul-Zuha greeting

ITANAGAR, June 28: Governor Lt. General (Retd) K.T. Parnaik has greeted Arunachal Pradesh people, Muslim brethren in particular, on Id-ul-Zuha and in his message wished “May Id-ul-Zuha this year promote the rich Islamic tradition of peace and amity amongst all in the society.” (PRO) 20

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Mein dedicates KWCH & KWCH to people, lauds late Tashi’s vision

600 W power to be imported from Bhutan TAWANG, June 27: The Karma Wangchu Convention Hall (KWCH) and T.G Rinpoche Amphitheatre (TGRA) were dedicated to the people of Arunachal Pradesh by Deputy Chief Minister Choiwna Mein at a function at Lumla on Tuesday. The KWCH, named after 1st Lumla MLA late Karma Wangchu, a Padmashree recipient, has an official seating capacity of 224 persons. This state-of-the-art facility with a VIP lounge and kitchen, will serve as a catalyst for multipurpose activities. It is envisioned as a platform where ideas will…

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RGU gets 2 buses with state grants-in-aid

VC lauds gesture of CM & DyCM RONO HILLS, June 27: Two new buses, procured for the Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) with grants-in-aid of state Govt, were dedicated to varsity community at a function by vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha here on Tuesday. While appreciating unique gesture of the state Govt led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, who have shown their commitment to aid the growth of a central university in the state unlikely seen anywhere, he said that many campus dweller friendly projects…

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PM Modi advocates strengthening booths

ITANAGAR, June 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed more than 3,000 BJP workers selected from across the country for valuable contributions to empower ing their booths under party’s “Mera Booth Sabse Majboot” (MBSM) campaign at Bhopal on Tuesday. Its live screening in Itanagar Capital district office was attended IMC mayor Tame Phassang, BJP  general secretary Nalong Mize. state secretary Tadar Niglar, media co-convener Nima Sange and district president Tarh Soping, among large number of party leaders and workers. Booth level leaders vital in grassroots level, Phasang said that without them…

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