ARUNACHAL PRADESH: On Wednesday, various organisations came to support Archer Sorang Yumi for alleged corruption and nepotism at the Sports Department, demanding that an FIR be filed with the Special Investigation Cell (Vigilance) Police Station right away.
Archer Sorang Yumi must be brought to court
Protesters demanded that international archer Sorang Yumi be brought to court.
People were seen marching with posters, banners, and slogans demanding justice for international archer Sorang Yumi and the filing of a formal complaint with the SIC (Vigilance) Police Station against the Sports Department.
The Anti-Corruption Foundation led protest rally started from the Akashdeep shopping complex in Ganga Market and ended in the Tennis Court section of IG Park.
Gungli Welfare Society, All Pipsorang Circle Welfare Association, Frontier Arunachal Anti Corruption Sena, All Tagin Students Union, Lobi Youth Association, All Ha Bango Youths Welfare Association, Anti-Corruption Upper Subansiri district unit, and others backed the ACFAP in the demonstration.
Sorang Yumi, a resident of the Kra-Daadi District, has brought honour to the state by her accomplishments in the field of archery.
However, she was denied the position of archery instructor, which she eventually received after much wailing and the people now demand justice for her.
ASSAM: “Will Strengthen National Security”: CM Sarma Welcomes Centre’s BSF Move
On Thursday, Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma welcomed the extension of the Border Security Force’s (BSF) operational jurisdiction in coordination with the state police and said that the move will serve as a “deterrent” for illegal infiltration.
He said, “Assam welcomes the extension of BSF’s operational jurisdiction. In coordination with state police, this move will serve as a strong deterrent for defeating cross border smuggling & illegal infiltration. It strengths national security and national interest.”
MANIPUR: Government launches early identification and diagnosis of diseases scheme
On Thursday, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched “CM’s Health for All” scheme.
CM Singh said, “it will be mainly focused on early identification and diagnosis of diseases through check-ups at the people’s doorsteps, treatment, and follow-ups.”
He added the beneficiaries will also be given free medicines if diagnosed with any disease. Singh said 64 villages spread across the state’s 16 districts will be covered under the scheme
Additional chief secretary V Vumlunmang said, “We are using IT platform, National Health Mission, NCD, eSanjeevani for telemedicine and all these will be combined to give doorstep services to the people of Manipur.”
MEGHALAYA: PETA awards Meghalaya Minister for promoting vegan pineapple leather
On Thursday, The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has awarded Meghalaya’s Environment and Forest Minister James Sangma as the winner of the Progressive Business Concept Award for promoting vegan pineapple leather.
According to the International Society for Horticultural Science, Meghalaya contributed to about 8% of the total pineapple produced in India.
“Minister Sangma has rightly identified the climate crisis as a defining challenge of our times and he’s already taking steps to address one of the biggest culprits – animal agriculture,” Radhika Suryavanshi, PETA-India’s senior campaigns coordinator, said.
NAGALAND: Longest travelling raptors Amur Falcons arrives Nagaland’s Wokha district
On Wedneday, thousands of Amur Falcons arrived in the state of Nagaland.
As per a report by IndiaTimes, they have been flocking to the Amur Falcon Roosting Area Union (AFRAU) in Pangti village of Wokha district of Nagaland.
According to a statement issued by AFRAU President P Thungchumo Shidio, a group of migrated Amur Falcons was seen coming to their roosting site on Saturday in the evening.
SIKKIM: Schools to reopen for all classes from October 18
From October 18, all classes in Sikkim’s schools will reopen. On October 12, the education department of Sikkim made the statement. Schools for students in grades 9 and up opened on October 1.
Additionally, classes, on the other hand, will resume on an alternate-day basis.
Meanwhile, the Sikkim education department has asked all schools to follow all COVID-19 rules when classes resume.
MIZORAM: Bus Carrying Police personnel meets with accident; Minister provides first aid
At Vai-awt, a police bus carrying 22 policemen from the Mizoram police’s 2nd Battalion met with an accident. They were returning to Lunglei on their way back.
There were no recorded fatalities or major injuries. Minister Dr. K. Beichhua, who is also a surgeon, happened to be nearby on his visit to Lungsen village and rushed to the spot to save the injured. Other medical and police officials arrived on time as well.
TRIPURA: Minister Ramprasad Paul to monitor fire station operations during Durga Puja
Minister of Tripura Fire and Emergency Service Ramprasad Paul via Google Meet examined the department’s preparation to protect people’s lives and property on the occasion of Durga Puja and to guarantee zero carelessness.
The Minister has issued directions for the department to provide the greatest services possible by constantly being the people’s aid in times of danger.
During the Puja’s four days, the minister will sit in the control room of Fire and Emergency Service headquarters.
The minister indicated at a recent press conference that all of the state’s fire stations will be monitored from the said control room.