Arunachal- State News in Brief, 20th December, 2017


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Itanagar- Arunachal Youth Alenso Chai has been awarded

Arunachal youth Alenso Chai has been awarded with Diplomacy Award at North East India International Model United Nations (NEIMUN) which was held at Dimapur, Nagaland from 15th to 18th December 2017. In the event he focused on the topic 2250 : Youth, Peace and Security. He represented the Brazil in the topic of Right and Protection of refugees feeling conflict.

Aalo- APTSDDS mourned Folk Artist death

Arunachal Pradesh Tribal songs and Drama Development Society (APTSDDS) mourned late kika Ado who left her last breath at around 10:40 am on 18th December 2017 at Darka village in Aalo. She died after prolonged illness, she left behind her husband three sons and a daughter. Born on 14 December 1945 at Doji-Jako village under present in West Siang district. She was well known folk artist of the Galo community in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. In a condolence message APTSDDS chairman Bamang Loram said her lost is a great damage for the folk and lore of Galo community.

Tezu- Preparation for Parsuram Kund Mel

Like previous years, Lohit district administration is gearing up for the annual event, Parshuram Kund Mela, which is organised in mid-January coinciding with Makar Sankranti. The administration does not leave any stone un turned to facilitate the pilgrims and tourists visiting the holy site. This time too, to facilitate the devotees and visitors, the district administration has proposed a new route to the Parshuram Kund Mela which will give travellers ample opportunity to discover the scenic beauty of Lohit district.

Aalo- Advisory Notice for Fire Safety 

The  West Siang District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has issued an advisory notice to all offices and business establishments for strict compliance as precautionary measure to prevent loss of life and property, asking all HoOs, market communities, petrol pumps, shops, hotels and offices to install fire extinguishers and replace the outdated ones as seen in many places. Fire extinguishing equipment should be installed by technical team with proper demonstration and training to the users, it was said, adding that directives have been given to the OC, Aalo Fire Service to survey all the locations and provide training to the users about its usages and installation within this month.

Aalo-  Yoga Camp

Senior yoga teacher Suchandan conducted an  Art of Living (AoL) workshop for officials led by HoDs here on Monday last to train them on yogashans, pranayamas, breathing and meditation techniques and knowledge needed to face challenges in life, designed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. These course enable us to lead a stress and disease free life, control anger, depression, anxiety to inculcate human values free from bad habits, he said, adding the AoL course has become a model of the millennium for people of all religions across the world. AoL representatives Kegam Ado, Kenpi Bagra and Reena Doji were other teachers while regular classes are conducted Hotel West here early morning.

Seppa- Pakke Kesang By Election 

With less than 48 hours to go for the bye-election to Pakke-Kessang Assembly constituency, all the polling officials and micro observers deputed for receiving and counting duties were sensitized on their roles and responsibilities in a training programme conducted at Kameng Hall here today. Attending as resource persons, CDPO-cum-election coordination officer D K Thungon and DPO Telum Perme elaborated on many issues associated with receiving and counting processes of an election.

Khonsa- Free Medical checkup camp

As part of its Civic Action Plan (CAP), the Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a free health camp today for the people of Horu-Chinhan village and surrounding villages. While inaugurating the health camp, Commandant 16 Assam Rifles called upon the villagers to live a hygienic life and to use sanitary toilets in order to stay off various water-borne diseases like malaria, typhoid, jaundice and measles etc. Altogether, 216 patients including 36 males, 122 females and 58 children were benefitted with free medicines and treatment during the health camp, which was carried out by medical officer and staff of Khonsa Bn, Assam Rifles.

Karko- Legal Awareness camp 

The Upper Siang District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on Tuesday conducted an awareness camp for the benefit of panchayat members, GBs, and other residents of Karko village, to sensitise them to the schemes available under the legal aid services. DLSA Organising Secretary, Oson Mibang, spoke about the schemes available under the legal aid services, while Advocates Dubom Tekseng, Kabang Taron, and Geni Pangkam explained about women’s rights, the Consumer Protection Act, the Juvenile Justice Board, AFR 1945, and the Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme. Legal brochures were distributed to the 55 participants as part of the programme.

Itanagar- Awareness camp on Medicinal Plants 

The Bida Foundation Society  (BFS) has decided to conduct awareness campaign on medicinal & aromatic plants grown in foot hill areas of Arunachal Pradesh at Naharlagun on January  27 next . The other issues to be covered by the campaign included HIV/AIDS, malaria, Mission Indradhanush, GoI offered condensed education courses for women, BSF chairman H R Nabam today said, adding the event is being conducted in collaboration with Papum Pare District Legal Service authority. The BSF has been working for the welfare of physically challenged people for bringing them to social mainstream.






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