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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Reservation to economically backward upper classes ensure harmony: Athawale

PASIGHAT, Jan 16: The 10% reservation by Narendra Modi-led NDA Govt for economically weak upper castes would not disturb the rights of SC & STs but ensure privileges to economically backward upper classes to bring harmony, Union MoS (Social Justice and Empowerment) Ramdas Athawale said in a meeting here on Wednesday. He said that PM Modi has given special emphasis to develop entire North East region with 10 points agenda, including development of highways, high-speed internet, railways, BPOs, power, organic cultivation, job creation, tourism and rural roads. He said this…

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Tayeng opens SADP camp

PASIGHAT, Dec 08: Mebo MLA and advisor to CM LomboTayeng on Friday inaugurated sarkar aapke dwar par (SADP), an initiative to provide services at people’s doorsteps, at Ayeng village under Mebo sub-division. Lauding the GoAP initiative, Tayeng, in his address, said that such camps are conducted across the state to ensure people avail benefits of government scheme and machineries till the last man on the row. He urged the villagers to avail maximum benefits. So far 12 such camps have been conducted in various villages in East Siang district involving 30…

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Traditional archery competition concludes

PASIGHAT, Nov 27: Traditional archery competition conducted by 1862 Light Regiment, 56 ARTY BRIGADE, Sigar Military Station concluded at Gììdì Notko here on Monday. More than 20 villages took part in first phase. The second phase will be conducted on December 2 next at the same venue where top three prize winner of Aalo, Likabali, Bada Rupok, Rayang Army station will take part. Commanding officer Col Ankur Kulin gave away the prizes to winners, viz 1st prize- Toni Megu of Ayeng village, 2nd- Kasem Tayeng of Sigar village and 3rd-…

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Pay Back to Society Group | Arunachalee officers interact with students

PASIGHAT, Nov 26: Members of ‘Payback to Society Group (PBSG), in initiative of state Governor Brig (Retd) Dr. B.D. Mishra, interacted with school and college students and encouraged them to join the armed forces for professional growth. The members, who included Navy, Army and Air Force officers led by IAF group captain (Retd) Mohonto Panging, advised more than 3,000 students of IGJ HSS, SFS, DE middle school and GS and private schools that dedication, hard work and discipline are keys to succeed in life. Other members were surgeon commander Dr…

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549th Gurupurav celebrated

PASIGHAT, Nov 24: The 549thbirth anniversary of Guru Nanak, Gurpurav(Guru Nanak Jayanti) was celebrated at Gurudwara here with active participation of people belonging to all religious groups with fervour and enthusiasm. Akhand Path, the non-stop reading of the Guru Granth Sahib, was held to mark the occasio,. The day began with Nishan Sahib Ki Sewa followed by Sadharan Path Bohg, Kirtan, Path Anand Sahib Ardas and Deep Mala which witnessed a huge footfall of devotees . DC TamiyoTatak and SP Prashant Gautamattended the celebration andp rayed for the welfare and development…

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Traditional archery competition begins

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 23: A five-day traditional archery competition was organized by 1862 Light Regiment, 56 Arty Brigade, Sigar Military Station at Giidi Notko here on Thursday. Commanding officer Col Ankur Kulin opened the competition as a platform for young archers of East Siang district under supervision of Lt.Col Ashish Saxena. Brig. A. K. Borah, competition chairman, addressed the competitors.

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3rd custer level UPS sports meet begins

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 21: The 3rd cluster level upper primary school sports meet of Rayang and Depi cluster under Ruksin educational block in East Siang District began at Rayang UPS here today. The sport meet was inaugurated by Ruksin BEO Tanyo Tapak, who advised the students to take part in all games & sports activities with sportsmanship spirit. Block resource centre coordinator Takir Taloh lighted the Olympic torch. While speaking on the sideline of the sports meet, UPS Depi head teacher, Jitendra Pait who was awarded best head…

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41 youths leave for Army recruitment

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 18: In all 41 youth of East Siang, Siang, Upper Siang and nearby districts left Sigar Military Station (SMS) of Indian Army for Tenga Valley on Sunday to face week-long recruitment rally there from November 20 next. These youths, given pre-recruitment training for around a month by SMS, were send off by army officials led by Col Ankur Kulin. In all 26 local youths have been recruited  by Indian Army with the help of SMS, the officers said, adding that recognizing these good efforts state Governor…

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DC bans stone crushers, illegal mining

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Nov 12: East Siang District administration banned operating stone crusher units and illegal mining in the district with immediate effect in a bid to protect the district from further erosion by Siang River. After public complaints regarding reckless operation of stone crushers and collection of minor minerals in the region, mines & minerals/disaster management secretary visited the site on 4.11.18 to see for himself all illegal activities. Thus, DC Tamiyo Tatak, in his ban order, said that repeated flash flood and normal flood of Siang River besides…

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