GoAP reserves 85 of 100 TRIHMS seats for APST

Historic decision of by Khandu Govt: IMA-AP & APDA By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 21:The Indian Medical Association Arunachal Pradesh Chapter (IMA-AP) and Arunachal Pradesh Doctors Association (APDA) have lauded Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Health & Family Welfare Minister  Biyuram Wahge for and honoring their plea to review allocation system of MBBS seats  in Tomo Riba Institute of Hospital and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS). Both organizations also appreciated the GoAP for convincing National Medical Commission (NMC) for increasing MBBS from 50 to 100 seats of TRIHMS. However, there…

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Agri entrepreneur’s success story | 1st large scale cabbage garden starts sale

ZIRO, July 21: Lower Subansiri district HQs Ziro, famed for tourism and being the largest producer of Kiwi fruit in India has added another feather in its cap with a large scale cabbage garden selling its produce from current season. Located at Rann jungle, 3-km from Pinegrove towards Ziro-II circle, the 50 hectare cabbage garden, first of its kind in the district is manned by local agriculture farmer-cum-entrepreneur Nani Tam. Talking to reporters, Tam said that the land belongs to his brother Nani Tath while he is looking after cultivation.…

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Papum Pare most literate district of Arunachal with 79.95% literacy rate

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 21: Arunachal Pradesh, known for its diverse culture and scenic beauty, has made significant strides in education. Papum Pare, among 26 districts, stands out as most literate with 79.95% literacy rate – male (72.55%) and female (57.70%), according to latest census data. The districts are: Anjaw, Bichom, Capital Itanagar, Changlang, East Kameng, East Siang, Kamle, Kra Daadi, Kurung Kumey, Lepa Rada, Lohit,  Longding,Lower Dibang Valley, Lower Siang, Lower Subansiri, Namsai, Pakke Kessang, Papum Pare, Shi-yomi, Siang, Tawang, Tirap, Upper Siang, Upper Subansiri, West Kameng…

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Conrad & Khandu discuss speedy development of NE

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, July 21: Meghalaya Chief Minister-cum-National People’s Party (NPP) national president Conrad Sangma arrived here on Sunday to strengthen ties and ensure cohesive party dynamics in NE region, a state NPP MLA told this daily. During his two-day visit, CM Sangma held several rounds of discussions with party MLAs focusing on reinforcing the party’s strategies and aligning on key policy issues. He stressed the importance of unity and collective effort in driving the party’s agenda forward. “We had very productive discussions,” Sangma said, adding “The dedication…

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Naharlagun police apprehended 8 individuals; seized cannabis, heroin

NAHARLAGUN, July 21: On Saturday, information was received from a reliable source that a group of youths are creating nuisance and consuming Ganja (Cannabis) at an under-construction building located near Scout and Guide Office, Polo Colony, Naharlagun. Accordingly, a team led by the Insp K Dev, OC PS Naharlagun, SI Niri Rama and partyunder the supervision of SP Naharlagun Shri Mihin Gambo conducted a swift raid at the Polo Colony, Naharlagun. Upon arrival, the team found a total of 8 youths consuming Ganja on the terrace of the first floor…

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DC Singhal lauds success of CMHDDRC

KHONSA, July 20: Tirap DC Ira Singhal, m addressing 4th anniversary of Care Me Home Drug De-Addiction-cum-Rehabilitation Center (CMHDDRC) at Charju, as chief guest, lauded 415 patients for visiting the center for admission and 378 of them completing 100-day counseling. The centre with 10 beds allotted by the GoAP and 27 beds managed by the NGO on humanitarian grounds now has 62 patients.. Appreciating the success, she encouraged them to follow advises during post-recovery in greater welfare of the society. She praised the centre for its dedicated efforts in transforming lives…

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Vaccinate every child from preventable diseases: DC

PASIGHAT, July 20: Ensue 100% immunisation coverage in every health centres, including outreach vaccination sessions, to ensure that child is protected from vaccine preventable diseases, said East Siang DC Tayi Taggu while reviewing routine immunisation coverage of first quarter  in the district during the district task force  meeting here on Friday. DMO Dr. Komling Perme stressed on proper household survey in rural and urban areas to evolve micro plan for successful routine immunization while also covering floating population. All health centres should be prepared for National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS) certification by…

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‘Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi’ organized

AALO, July 20: West Siang Women and Child Development Department conducted three-day ‘Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi’ and early childhood care and eucation (ECCE)  involving anganwadi workers of the district & Gensi ICDS project. Liromoba CDPO Y Bagra oriented them on the issue while instructor Dojum Ribam highlighted on development areas, activities, structure of anganwadi centres and home visits. Speaking on malnutrition, resource person Dr. Jumpie Ete stressed on importance of nutrition for 0-6 years-old children, pregnant and lactating mothers and adolescents. She called for identifying Divyang children for their inclusion.…

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Rare appearance of world’s largest isolated tribe

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Rare photos of Mashco Piro, a previously uncontacted tribe deep in Peruvian Amazon, have been captured as they emerge from their isolated territory.  The images, released by Survival International recently, show numerous tribe members relaxing by a riverbank. This sighting comes amid growing concerns about the Mashco Piro’s well-being. According to FENAMAD, a local Indigenous rights group, increased logging activity in the area is likely pushing the tribe out of their traditional lands. The Mashco Piro may be venturing closer to settlements in search…

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US National Day celebrated

ITANAGAR, July 20: Kolkata-based US Consulate General celebrated US National Day virtually on Saturday to commemorate 248th year of American Independence, organised jointly by US Consulate and US-based Indians. US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti, in his address, stressed on united efforts of the United States and India to bolster bilateral relations. “Together, we have achieved milestones so far through our journey,” to build a future-focused relationship.” Consul General Melinda Pavek highlighted how they strived along their journey from 1794 to 2024. “We salute small steps and giant leaps that have…

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