‘Meenu’ linked me to nature trove Arunachal: MoS Sarangi  

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Present Union MoS for MSME, AHD and Fisheries Pratap Chandra Sarangi, as Odisha MLA in 2012, had motivated 50 Arunachalee girls in Bhubaneswar as reception committee chairman of “students’ experience in inter-state living programme”, conducted by Akhila Bharati Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), ‘Meenu’ aka Menung Yangda said. “His speech was inspiring as he had exhorted us to be good human beings by taking up works for the greater welfare of the society and become worthy citizens of Mother India,” she recalled while talking to this…

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Gallbladder claimed scribe Chatung’s life: Specialists

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar There were many misgivings about the cause of death of pioneer electronic journalist Taro Chatung at the age of only 57 on October 26 while undergoing treatment in TRIMHS leaving the state media fraternity in deep shock. TRIMHS specialists Dr Hage Sonia and Tertiary Cancer Centre in-charge Dr S Tsering, who checked his medical records, said with shock that gallbladder caused cancer that led to his death and nothing else. They were wondering if Chatung never conducted health check-up. “Gallbladder cancer is uncommon. When…

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Self belongingness makes Arunachalees ‘homeward ho’

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Many Arunachalees after undergoing skill training get placements in different cities of the great nation. But large number of them never continues but return home, why? May be love of motherland, the tribal cuisines and unique life styles of this Himalayan state known for unique community spirit of sharing happiness and sorrows pull them back home! In-secured journalism is a profession with ‘do or die’ as survival mantra. Thus, many scribes while rising in their career graph never hesitate to quit and join any…

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Modi & BJP befooled people of India: Jathmalini

Demonitisation vis-à-vis RBI move The Economic Survey for 2016-17 estimated the loss in economic output arising from demonetisation to have been anything between a quarter of a percentage point to one percentage point of lost growth. GDP growth rate slowed from 8% in 2015-16 to 7.1% in 2016-17 to 6.7% in 2017-18. Output loss due to demonetisation is a little over Rs 1 lakh crore, The Economic Times had reported on 02.09.18. Thus, the RBI on 27.08.19 had approved transfer of record Rs 1.76 lakh crore dividend and surplus reserves…

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Tree plantation by VIPs not a ceremony | Arunachal needs to take a cue from Forest Man of India-II

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Arunachal Pradesh should take a cue from Forest Man of India. He has planted and tended trees on a sandbar of the Brahmaputr River  during last several decades, turning it into a reserve forest. The forest named after him as Molai forest covering an area of about 1,360 acres is located near Kokilamukh of Jorhat. In 1979, Payeng, then 16, encountered a large number of snakes that had died due to excessive heat after floods washed them onto the tree-less sandbar. That is when he planted around 20 bamboo…

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Tree plantation by VVIPs not a ceremony | Arunachal needs to take a cue from Forest Man of India-I

PM Narendra Modi plants tree in Raj Bhwan as Governor Brig (retd) B D Mishra & CM Pema Khandu watch Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Tree plantation of by VIPs and VVIPs during their visit to any pace is considered a ceremony and official releases mention the dignitaries took part in ceremonial tree plantation. It will be foolhardy to consider tree plantation by anyone anywhere in India as ceremony as trees are life givers on earth. With dangerous impacts of climate change threatening existence of life on earth, tree…

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We may go China way if environment not protected! -I

Before                        After Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Environmental degradation in Sikkim, one of the bio-diversity hotspots of the world, has caused serious concern among members of Voice, a voluntary organization, working for protection and conservation of environment, says its member Junita Limbu though above pictures. “Survival of living beings on the earth will be threatened, if urgent steps are not taken to end such degradation. The above picture gives enough evidences about mindless actions of human beings.  Trees and plants are live givers by generating oxygen and there senseless…

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Voice committed to fight against drug menace

*AIIMS report should wring alarm bell in Sikkim Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Drug addiction, whether alcoholism or consumption of other psychotheraptic substances, is a common phenomenon among the younger gnerations across India. The Himalayan states are no exception. Arunachal Pradesh, located close to Golden Triangle, is know for drug abuses, particularly opium consumption in nine districts, but it has been a new trend in Sikkim which spreaded like wildfire along with the socio-economic growth of the people. Drug abuse among the younger generation with a rising trend has become…

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Flight of Fancies pushing NE airhostesses to disgraceful life!

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Hundreds of NE girls working in different airlines in cities though an encouraging sign, but life of few have threatened their lives for their mindless activities. Few victimized NE girls who approached Delhi Police special commissioner Robin Hibu for justice were all eye opening, says Hibu while wondering about those in the high flying job and their parents back homes. “I too had the feeling that those working in airlines with fat pay and flying to coveted cities might be leading five star lives,…

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Changing centre-state funding criteria to boost food processing sector: Bagra

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Few industries have come up in Arunachal Pradesh during last two decades by its status as a non-industrial state for long could change with the initiatives of present state Govt that too with an engineer-turned politician Tumke Bagra heading the Industries portfolio. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had considered industrialisation as the key to alleviating poverty as it not only promised self sufficiency for the nation after gaining independence, but also offered external economies accruing from technical progress. Thus, the present Govt should take bold steps…

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