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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Cong manifesto mirros injustice to nation: BJP

Seeks action against erring DSP & IRBn personnel ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The Congress manifesto (Nyay Patra) for 18th Lok Sabha elections-2024 as misleading, concocted and ridiculous by reflecting “ANYAY” (injustice) to the nation, said Arunachal Pradesh BJP spokesperson Techi Necha, flanked by media co-convenor Nima Sange, while interacting with media persons at party’s state HQ here on Thursday. Condemning the Indian National Congress’s manifesto, unveiled by its national president Mallikarjun Karge on April 5 last, he said that it exposed the hidden agendas of the Congress. The INC ‘Nyay Patra’…

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3 remote villages of Shi-Yomi district given Airtel 4G internet connectivity

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 25: Three remote villages of Shi-Yomi district have received Airtel 4G internet network after successful installation of tower at Hone village, which also covers Pene and Lipo villages. Mechuka, located along Indo-China border in Shi-Yomi district, had also received Airtel 4G services recently . While appreciating the central and state Govts for providing high speed 4G network to remote villages, Hone village head gaon burah Toje Yuto said, installation of 4G tower in this village would serve as a boon for the parents to communicate with…

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Murder accused arrested, son in observation home

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The Capital Police on Wednesday arrested a father and his son for their alleged involvement in a murder case, which took place in Chimpu area on April 23 last. The incident occurred at around 7.30 PM at Govt middle school-cum-children’s park at IRBn HQs, wherein Manish Kumar was brutally attacked by Mohan Kumar Roy (38) and his son, which was a conflict with law, police sources said. A manhunt was launched on receiving an FIR based on the statement of complainant and other witnesses…

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No malaria case detected in last 3 years | DMO: East Siang eligible for ‘malaria free district’ status

PASIGHAT, Apr 25: The East Siang District Health Society (DHS) observed World Malaria Day(WMD), themed ‘Accelerate the fight against malaria for a more equitable world’, at Bakin Pertin General Hospital (BPGH) here on Thursday. As not a single malaria case has been detected in East Siang district for last three years, it is technically eligible to be declared as malaria free district, said  DMO Dr. Komling Perme. DVBDCPO Dr. Keni Lego, in his address earlier, briefed about epidemiology of malaria followed by an oath – Machhar-dani lagao malaria se bacho,…

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