Thorough search of the cadre and his belongings lead to recovery of 200 grams of
opium, 13 tablets of proxyvon (banned drug) and eight recharge coupons of BSNL and
Airtel respectively. One motor cycle was also recovered nearby which was being used
by the cadre.
After a detailed interrogation by a joint team of AR and District Police; the cadre
and all items recovered along with motorcycle were handed over to the police.
The arrest comes within 72 hours of apprehension of SS Captain Angam NSCN (IM), Khonsa
Mega health camp at Tuting
YINGKIONG, Feb 7: Alo Libang,MLA along with Pawan Kumar Sain, DC, Upper Siang District
inaugurated a Mega Medical camp at Tuting on Feb 4.
The Mega health camp was organized by the Society for Health, Education and Rural
Upliftment (SHERU) in collaboration with Siang Health Mission and District Health
Society, Upper Siang with the motto “To reach the un-reached.’ A team of specialist
doctors including Dr. M. Jini, Dr. E. Rumi, Dr. T. Doke, Dr. R. Doye, Dr. B. Borang,
Dr. T. Tali, Dr. G. Lollen, Dr. B. Riba, Dr. G. Litin, Dr. J. Taloh, Dr. K. Riba,
Dr. R. Komboh, Dr. J. Tekseng, Dr. Obang Modi of Celina Dental Clinic, Yingkiong
conducted the mega health camp. More than 2000 patients were treated including 32
cases of Tubectomy, 8 eye operation, 8 ENT operation and 6 General Surgery (including
4 general Anaesthesia cases). Besides these, 30 cataract cases were screened which
will be operated upon at Yingkiong, District Hospital in the 1st week of March, 2010.
Awareness programme for T.B. and AIDS was held on the occasion.
The camp could be held successfully because of the initiative and funding of Alo
Libang and active co-operation of the District Administration.
MLA inaugurates micro hydel station
Later Alo Libang inaugurated a 50 KW capacity of Micro Hydel station at Ngaming village
which will supply power to Ngaming and Jido villages. This has been constructed by
HPD under PM’s package.
Pawan Kumar Sain inspected the ongoing BADP schemes at Tuting. He also inspected
Kodak bridge site which will connect Tuting and Singa circle and advised for more
efforts for satisfactory progress. He also inspected the construction of infrastructure
development for sports complex at Tuting which is near completion.
On Feb 5, Pawan Kumar Sain along with P. Jain, OC, BRO tracked to Bishing village,
the last border village of Gelling circle and inspected the ongoing BADP schemes
and the proposed schemes to be implemented soon. He informed that an amount of Rs.40
Lacs has been earmarked for the area and appealed all to co-operate in the development
of the area.
The OC, B.R.O. assured all possible help for the development of the area. DIPRO
National Integration Camp
ITANAGAR, Feb 7: Nehru Yuva Kendra, Itanagar under the ministry of youth affairs
and sports, government of India is organizing 7-day national integration camp under
the theme ‘cultural unity our strength’ at youth hostel, Naharlagun from February
MLA Tamiyo Taga would inaugurate the camp on February 9 at VK Hall, RK Mission, Itanagar.
Delegates from the six states of north east are likely to participate in the camp.
UAEA to act as watchdog
ITANAGAR, Feb 7: Taking concerned over the ever increasing number of unemployed engineering
graduates in the state and to strengthen the association, the Unemployed Arunachal
Engineers’ Association (UAEA) held a mass meeting at Itanagar today.
The association decided to act as watchdog in government’s development works in the
state and the meeting unanimously adopted a resolution demanding proper implementation
of recruitment rules (RR) in all the departments of the state. The meeting demanded
that JE Exams of all the departments should be conducted by APPSC, the result of
all the technical exams of the state should be declared at earliest to stop manipulation
and list of the selected candidates in any written and viva-voce exams should be
published and mentioned in merit order, question papers of the technical exams should
be in standard relevant to the subject.
IPPI prog conducted
ITANAGAR, Feb 7: As a part of the second phase of nation-wide Intensive Pulse Polio
Immunisation (IPPI) campaign, around 300 children were administered polio drop at
138 Bn CRPF unit hospital campus, Senki View today. The programme was conducted
under the direction of CRPF commandant Bhupendra Kumar.
Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) also conducted the IPPI programme at
Deed Neelam PHC in Lower Subansiri district. Nearly five-hundred children were administered
OPV at eleven booths of this PHC, sources said.
Namdapha Festival concludes with a call to uphold its spirit
Miao, Feb 7: The 3day 5th Namdapha Eco-cultural Festival organised here from February
5 has concluded this evening with a call to uphold its upbeat spirit. MLA Kamlung
Mossang, participating as the chief guest has called upon the people to lend their
support in realising the objective of the unique festival.
The MLA, while giving away prizes to winners of various events conducted during the
celebration, thanked the people for making the event a success, and asked them to
maintain this spirit. He said that through successful celebration of the festival
with the support of all sections of people, the economy of the region can be transformed.
The festival started in 2004 with a twin objective of promoting the rich cultural
heritage of the people of the district and preservation of environment, Namdapha
Eco-cultural Festival has drawn the attraction of people from far and wide. This
year also hundreds of curious visitors especially from neighbouring Assam and various
places of the district have visited Miao and other tourist spots such as Namdapha
national Park and other places.
Sethai Sena, the organising president has expressed satisfaction about the festival.
He informed that a few new events including river rafting have been added to the
events this year and a few more would be included in the coming year to attract more
visitors from outside.
The three-day event has witnessed tremendous popularity as was seen by the thronging
of thousands of people particularly the youth. Joy Chakravarty, the singing sensation
of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa fame has also performed to give a boost to the celebration during
the concluding programme besides several other local artists and groups.
Other major events conducted were eco-run, river rafting and fashion shows of both
modern and traditional wears. DDIPR
Misuse of ‘press’ tag be checked
ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The Itanagar Press Club (IPC) and the Arunachal Pradesh Union of
Working Journalists (APUWJ) in a general body meeting here today took serious note
of blatant misuse of ‘media’ or ‘press’ tag by many who are in no way involved in
any press activities.
Many four- and two-wheelers have been carrying ‘press’ tags or identity cards invariably
without any check, which could have far-reaching repercussions and the media fraternity
could be blamed in case of any unwanted eventuality.
Therefore, the press fraternity felt it necessary to take up the matter with the
authority concerned for immediate steps to check such misuse.
In the general body meeting, the press fraternity also exhorted the state government
to expedite the establishment of a Soochna Bhavan.
Social activist cum doctor awarded
ITANAGAR, Feb 07: The All India Business Development Association (AIBDA) under the
aegis of Global Society for Health and Economic Growth conferred the prestigious
Bharatiya Vikas Ratna Award to Dr. Gayetri Gogoi recently in recognition of her meritorious
services in the fields of health and economic growth of the society recently.
The Kazakhstan envoy to India presented the Award to Dr. Gayetri in the presence
of former Chief Election Commissioner Dr. GVG Krishnamurthy, All India Congress Committee
General Secretary Maj.Vedprakash and a host of other eminent personalities of the
Dr. Gogoi, who is a social activist cum writer, is also serving as a doctor in the
Department of Pathology in the Assam Medical College Hospital (AMCH) Dibrugarh. Dr.
Gogoi is also the honorary Nodal Officer of the Prayas Janahit Swasthya Seva Kendra
in Wakro of the Lohit district which is managing a Primary Health Centre (PHC) under
the Public Private Partnership program of the National Rural Health Mission in Arunachal
Pradesh. Dr. Gogoi was appointed as Zonal Advisor for the North East for the world’s
biggest UNICEF sponsored study on “Child Abuse 2007” conducted by the Ministry of
Woman and Child Development, Government of India.