TRIMHS justifies establishment Cardiologist perform rare heart surgery

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Sept 16: The Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) justified its establishment in 2017 and 2018–19 academic session started on 01.08.18 as lone medical college hospital in Arunachal Pradesh with its cardiologists of the has successfully conducted a rare surgery to close a congenital hole in the heart of a 30-year-old female patient, according to hospital sources. The surgery – first closure of Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) of the patient under local anesthesia – was performed percutaneously (through the skin) on Thursday last by cardiologists…

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HH Dalai Lama may visit Tawang Oct-Nov next

CM reviews preparatory meeting By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Sept 16: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has chaired a meeting to review preparations for the proposed ensuing visit of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, to Tawang, the abode Tawang Monastery. The Dalai Lama, exiled religious and political leader of Tibet, globally known as the ‘Apostle of Peace’, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize-1989  in recognition of his nonviolent campaign to end the Chinese domination of Tibet. The 14th Dalai Lama was born as Tenzin Gyatso in a hamlet in northeastern Tibet…

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Cloudburst leaves a trail of devastation

MECHUKHA, Sept 16: A sudden cloudburst in Lhallung village near Mechukha in the wee hours on Saturday reportedly triggered devastating flood, causing significant damages in the area. At least two hydel stations, which serve as the lifeline for electricity supply to Mechukha township and its adjoining areas, have been severely affected, disrupting. The flood water also ravaged agricultural fields, standing crops, houses, water supply and livestock. However, no loss of human life was reported. Expressing serious concern over the situation, local MLA-cum-Assembly Speaker & P D Sona instructed Shi-Yomi district administration…

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Sri Vidyashankara Temple – an architectural marvel

Beyond the horizon By Pradeep Kumar The ancient shrine of Sri Vidyashankara at Sringeri, built in 1338 A.D., is a unique monument built entirely with stone combining both Hoysala (Chalukya) and Dravidian architectural styles. The structure stands on a high plinth and commands a magnificent view from the hills and their slopes all round. To the student of Hindu iconography, this temple is a veritable store house of sculpture. The meditation of Vidya Shankara Linga in the sanctum and other surtis will lead to divine realization. Vidyatirtha Rathotsava is celebrated…

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Guv seeks Rijiju’s help data for state building

ITANAGAR, Sept 16: Union Minister of Earth Sciences Kiren Rijiju called on Governor Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday when they discussed developmental initiatives where latest science and technology have been applied. Parnaik  stressed on using satellite data for enhancing agricultural and horticultural production, monitoring progress in infrastructural development, including roads, observing areas prone to landslides and floods. He requested Rijiju to assist the state Govt in getting real time data. He informed that many places in the state are frequently affected by heavy rains,…

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Nyukmadung Dairy opens to make in yak milk remunerative

DIRANG, Sep 16: Yak (Poephagus grunniens) is lifeline of highland ethnic communities living in the Himalayan and Trans-Himalayan region under extreme high altitude cold climate, but is not favourable for any agrarian activities. It plays an important role for livelihood of the highlanders catering to their essential needs through its products (milk, meat, fibre, hide, dung) and used for transportation. Yak milk and milk products are integral components of the diet of these highland communities thriving a healthy and productive life under extreme hypoxic and harsh environment without supplementation of…

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