Heavy rain & landslide leave a trail of massive devastation

Dibang Valley district cut off BRO swings to action to restore link From Sapna Pango ANINI, Apr 26: Incessant rainfall over the past 24 hours on Thursday triggered massive landslides that washed away a portion of Roing-Anini Highway (National Highway 313) and damaged many potions of the only road connectivity between the remote Dibang Valley district and the rest of the country. The 235-km NH connects Lower Dibang Valley district HQs Roing with Dibang Valley district HQs Anini, situated in one of the valleys en route to Line of Actual Control (LAC).…

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2 peddlers nabbed, 51 vials of drug seized

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 26: Naharlagun Police, while continuing its efforts to combat drug trafficking in Itanagar Capital Region under Operation Dawn to ensure safety and well-being of capital dwellers, arrested two drug peddlers on Thursday, according to police sources. On receiving inputs about the movement of drug traffickers in Nirjuli area, a team of Nirjuli Police led by police station OC T M Nekam and SI Vivek Linghi, under supervision of SP Mihin Gambo, apprehended the duo from Bage Tinali and recovered total 51 plastic vials containing suspected contraband drug heroin…

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Gumkum Gumpa Fest celebrated | Arunachal a model of unity in diversity: DC

ITANAGAR, Apr 26: The five-day 3rd celebration of Gumkum Gumpa Festival of Puriok community with pomp and gaiety concluded at Kra Daadi district HQs Palin on Friday. DC Sunny K Singh and member of central festival celebration committee (CFCC), speaking as chief guest, lauded indigenous people of the state for preserving and protecting their rich tradition and culture, Terming with each tribe having unique tradition and culture, Singh exhorted Arunachal Pradesh as a model of unity in diversity the younger Puroik generations to to maintain the legacy for posterity.. CFCC…

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Arunachal boasts of flying squirrel | Namdapha flying squirrel spotted after 42 yrs

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Arunachal Pradesh located in Eastern Himalayan  with forest cover of  66,430.67 sqkm, which is over 79.33% of the state’s total geographical area, according to the Forest Survey India. The state, one of the 12 biodiversity hotspots of the world boasts of  about 20% species of country’s fauna, about 4,500 species of flowering plants, 400 species of pteridophytes, 23 species of conifers, 35 species of bamboos, 20 species of canes, 52 species of Rhododendron and more than 500 species of orchids. There are two national parks…

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Neme Tok’s alleged suicide accused bail plea hearing deferred to Apr 29

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 26: As Yupia district & session court rescheduled hearing of bail plea of the person, accused in suicide case of Techi Neme Tok to April 29, her family members vowed to intensify protest against bail. The bail hearing relating her death was fixed on April 24 last, but the defendant lawyers could not make on the scheduled date and time, for which the court differed the hearing date, deceased family advocate Taba Topu informed. Accused Dimin Techi, as per court diary, is not co-operating with…

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OA team conducts clean drive

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 26: Members of Upper Subansiri district unit of One Arunachal (OA) headed by Joram Tat on Friday organized a clean drive on the front side of Subansiri River. The drive covered around 4-KM and accumulated huge quantities of waste materials. They also interacted with local people and advocated to remain united and try to protect Mother Nature. “Let’s not throw garbage into the river, keep it clean for you and Me. Always remember that cooperation among the people ensures solution to tackle pollution”. District residents…

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