Returnees quarantined in IGG college   

From our Correspondent TEZU, May 30: Lohit district administration has geared up to receive the returnees, mostly students, who have been returning with operation of air and train services, by providing zone wise quarantine centers Girls and boys, who have been accommodated in three different quarantines centers – Science Block, Auditorium and Girl’s Hostel of Indira Gandhi College here, lauded the arrangements and food. “I came from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu by train and reached here comfortably. After mandatory quarantine and test will go for 14-day home”, one of them,…

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‘Mera Bharat Mahan’ spirit to beat China in global trade war

By Pradeep Kumar The response to my – China deceived to spread COVID-19, Arunachal needs to lead by rejecting Chinese product – published in April 21 edition of this daily, is much beyond expectation as the same hatred for the communist nation with its String of Pearls or geopolitical theory to encircle India and threaten its power, trade and territorial integrity stirred the Indian psyche. My logic was “Arunachal Pradesh, the eastern most sensitive state bordering China, is known for patriotic spirit of its people who greet each other with ‘Jai Hind’,…

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Flood fury hits 99 families, MLA Kaso offers ration

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 30: About 99 families lost their homes and hearths as devastating flood left a trail of devastation by flood water of Yagamso Nallah in Chandanagar area around 4.30 AM on Saturday. Local MLA Techi Kaso along with Capital ADC Talom Dupok and DDMO I/C Dr Tem Kaya visited the area, met the victims and asked them to remain alert before offering 1 quintal pulse and 50 liter of muster oil to each victim besides rice 10 quintal. He also urged  Dupok and Dr Kaya…

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NSCN-R operative nabbed

CHANGLANG, May 30: A self styled private Minlong Pansa, 24, resident of Chodok-I village of Changlang circle, was apprehended on Friday from Kengkhu village, 7-km from Changlang while circle for carrying out extortion A police team led by PS OC inspector CA Namchoom and special police team on the basis of intelligence input, conducted operation under supervision of SP Mihin Gambo. The team raided a suspected house around 7 pm and apprehended him. Besides identifying himself as an active NSCN-R cadre during spot interrogation, he disclosed that he joined the…

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COVID-19 pandemic | Rising number of returnees mounting pressures: Tedir

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 30: The tremendous pressure on about 150 Govt employees deployed at state quarantine centre (SQC) in police training centre at Banderdewa is increasing with large number of returnees, said Education Minister Taba Tedir after inspecting the SQC on Saturday. Tedir, an engineer turned politician, had an in-depth discussion with Papum Pare  DC Pige Ligu, SP Jimmy Chiram, incident commander Likha Teji, Doimukh CO Nikita Panggam, DMO Tasso Subbu Kampu, medical nodal officers Dr Giri Tali and Dr Gomi Basar, among others, about the…

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COCID-19: 3 active cases in Arunachal & 895 in Assam

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, May 30: Arunachal Pradesh till date has recorded four COVID-19 cases, including three active now and one discharge from hospital, the bulletin issued on Saturday by state surveillance officer Dr. L Jampa of health directorate said. The three active cases were in Capital Complex, Pakke Kessang and Upper Siang However, there was quantum jump in neighbouring state of Assam with 1024 cases including 895 active, 125 cured/migrated and four death till date. However, 5,819,962 cases were confirmed globally including 3,62,786 death while India recorded…

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Give accurate data: DC to departments

YUPIA, May 29:  Papum Pare DC Pige Ligu directed various departments to provide accurate data to district statistics office on time to help the state Govt forming developmental plans. In his presidential address to district domestic product (DDP) meeting here on Friday, he highlighted importance of DDP data in assessing local development. District statistical officer E.M Riram briefed about DDP and  gave collected district data and asked all defaulting  departments to submit their data soon. DFDO Kipa Taja suggested to make DDP format in consultation with departments concerned for supplementary…

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RGU global music webinar concludes

RONO HILLS, May 29: Music could be a panacea of all ailments and pain.  Rajiv Gandhi University vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha said in his valedictory address to a two-day global webinar on “Hindustani classical music & COVID-19 pandemic” which concluded in campus here on Friday,  the 6th online webinar conducted by RGU during ongoing lockdown. Music has always been a powerful medium during all adversities to serve as a cementing factor and present corona virus pandemic that changed routine life and created uncertainty could not be exception. Thus the global effort to…

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PWD begins plastic waste-based blacktopping

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 29: Science & technology department (S&TD) in collaboration with the PWD began blacktopping of capital road on Friday using plastic waste collected by rage pickers in Mowb-II area. It is an innovative project of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and initiative of Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCS&T) to reduce plastic waste, said S&TD director CD Munghyak, adding it aims at plastic-free state by making best use of available plastics. “We cannot stop people using plastic materials altogether but can reduce the plastic…

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Distribute CMRF ration impartially: DCC to CM

ITANAGAR, May 29: Changlang DCC president Nyasam Jongsam, in a representation to chief minister through deputy commissioner, sought his     compassionate consideration on various issues. He alleged “political discrimination, favouritism and partiality” in distribution of ration under Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) aimed at combating COVID-19 in the district, particularly in Diyun circle during ongoing lockdown. The basic food items like rice/atta which were to be distributed to needy poor people of Miao, Bordumsa, Khimiyang, Kantang, Vijaynagar and Diyun circles but Chakma community was denied on the ground that they were not having ration cards which amounted to…

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