86 swab samples collected in a day

TAWANG, May 10: Total 86 swab samples – IDSP district surveillance officer Dr. Sangey Thinlay alone  86 samples at ‘Walk in sample kiosk’ of district hospital here, while Dr. Rinchin Neema six from Jang – were collected for COVID-19 test for the first time on Sunday. Contract tracing of 3740 people were conducted on Thursday last while 1541 tourists who visited Tawang during February 6 to March 22 have told over telephone when contacted that none of them had any symptom of COVID-19. (DIPRO)

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NSCN (KK) SS captain nabbed by upbeat Changlang dist police

CHANGLANG, May 09: One self styled (SS) captain (political & revenue officer) of NSCN (Khango Konyak) outfit, Hangnang Pangtha, 31, was apprehended from Khimiyang during a joint operation on May 9 when police have been fighting three-front war – COVID-19 pandemic, insurgency and drug menace . Pangtha was arrested by Khimiyang Police in connection with extortion activities in the name of the banned outfit from Khimiyang and Changlang town. His arrest has given a serious jolt to NSCN (KK) by completing ending extortion from Govt officials and general public. The…

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DCM advocates strict SOP adherence by all returnees

From Our Correspondent NAMSAI, May 09: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Food & Civil Supply Minister Kamlung Mosang and MLAs Chau Zingnu Namshoom (Namsai), Karikho Kri (Tezu), Dasanglu Pul (Hayuliang), Liasum Simai (Nampong) & Jummum Ete Deori (Likang) discussed modalities to ensure smooth passage of returning stranded Arunachalees. A meeting in Mini Secretariat here on Saturday, chaired by DyCM, resolved to strictly adhere to follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) guidelines, including institutional quarantine centres (IQCs) as there is neither vaccine nor medicine for COVID-19 for which precaution is the only…

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Have faith in Govt for phase-wise dev: Sidisow

From Our Correspondent BHALUKPONG, July 16: All development will takes places phase-wise as present BJP Govt is propelled by double engine at Centre and in state, said Thrizino-Buragoan MLA Kumsi Sidisaw and asked the people to have faith in leadership of Chief Minister Pema Khandu wnhile addressing a function here on Tuesday. The BJP full majority is capable of leading the country as well as the state and delivering goods and services to the masses, he said and assured better development of the constituency and sought support of the people in…

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Tree plantation drive marks Van Mahotsav 

NAMSAI, July 04: A massive plantation drive and free distribution of saplings marked Van Mahotsav celebration here on Thursday. Lekang MLA S Jummum Ete Deori, DC Dr. Tapasya Raghav, HoDs and NGO representatives took part in the  drive. Deori urged forest department for more such plantation drives to schools and panchayats to inculcate a sense of combating global warming in the minds of students and villagers. Dr Raghav exhorted one and all to plant trees in their houses and offices to spread the importance of afforestation so that present generation…

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RKM distributes reliefs

AALO, June 28: The Ramakrishna Mission led by Swamis Yogishwarananda Maharaj, Ishananda Maharaj, Uttaranananda Maharaj &Pratapanananda Maharaj, brothers Sivatejashwi & Naveen continuing   humanitarian service recently distributed garments to 451 villagers of Kombo Tarsu Mobuk as relief works. The relief materials included jackets-223, pants-3, shirts-223 & sweaters-3 for males and pants-225, shirts-225 & sweaters-225 for females. (DIPRO)

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2nd BN NCC HQs open at Tawang

TAWANG, June 12:  “We are all very lucky to be part of this historic event in making of 2nd BN NCC headquarters here and I congratulate all of you,” said Tezpur Group B NCC HQs group commander Brigadier K. Sreenivasa Rao. “Arunachal Pradesh NCC cadets are doing very well, and we need to encourage our youths to join NCC.  We are planning to organize camps and institutional trainings every Saturday and Sunday in our office here,” he said and sought help of school/college headmasters/principal. Later, he inspected the temporary office with commanding…

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RKM offers relief to fire victims

AALO, June 11:  The Ramakrishna Mission here offered relief materials including I19 blankets, stationeries consisting, utensils sets and garments to three families of Hissam Colony whose houses were gutted in a fire mishap on June 6 last. Swami Yogishwarananda Maharaj, Swamis Ishananda & Uttaranananda Maharaj, brother Archishman and staff members distributed the relief. Meanwhile, 342 persons were offered garments in Beye &Lipu Bagra villages in presence of Swami IshanandaMaharaj and brother Naveen. (DIPRO)

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Workshop held on Rotavirus vaccines

PASIGHAT, May 28: East Siang DC Dr. Kinny Singh, in her inaugural address to a district level workshop aimed at introducing Rotavirus vaccine (RVV)  in the district here on Tuesday, said that the Govt has decided the vaccine, considered most effective in preventing  most severe and life-threatening cases of Rotavirus diarrhea. Everyone should be made aware that first five drops of the vaccine should be administered prior to a child attaining one-year of age while two subsequent drops within 6th, 10th and 14th weeks. She urged health officials to ensure successful vaccination drive…

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Post Mopin celebrated with gaiety

From Our Correspondent BOMDILA, Apr 26: Post Mopin was celebrated in Govt college here on Friday with traditional gaiety and fervor. ADC as chief patron of the festival,in his address, exhorted  Galo and Adi  community living in West Kameng district to preserve their age-old cultural and tradition for posterity. Celebration committee president Dakter Riba wished all revelers ‘happy Mopin’. Young damsels in best attires presented traditional dances to the melodious tune of tena tena takato, ngunuk gidi e aduku, galo nyijir e kaken ja to add colour to the celebration.

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