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Arunachal Pradesh: State’s ‘Orange bowl’ faces substantial decline in production; Raises Concern

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This year, the orange production in Dambuk; famously known as the state’s ‘orange bowl‘ , has been faced with a significant decline in the production of oranges.

Many orange trees in the orchards have reportedly withered and the leaves have turned yellowish, reducing the fruit output.

Following, Former minister Roding Pertin directed a team of horticulture scientists of CHF to conduct a detailed study on the said matter.

The team of CHF (College of Horticulture and Forestry) scientists observed a three-day training programme to spread awareness and knowledge on ‘management practices of citrus fruits.

The program was attended by 23 farmers including former minister Roding Pertin.

Dr BN Hazarika, CHF Dean, advised the growers to put their newfound practical expertise to use. He also asked them to keep in touch with the CHF scientists in case they needed assistance with cultivation or garden management.

ASSAM: Woman delivers Baby outside Hospital building, as gates were shut for By-Poll Election

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The Assam Assembly By-Polls were conducted in five assembly constituencies of the state on October 30, Saturday. One of which was Gossaingaon.

A sub-divisional officer of the constituency of Gossaingaon ordered the hospital’s main door to be shut for the occasion. A woman was thus compelled to give birth outside the building.

She had been waiting to be admitted to the hospital for more than an hour; after which, she could not hold herself any longer. She delivered her baby right outside the hospital building.

The mother and her baby were only let in, when some media persons arrived at the location, and forcefully opened the gate and admitted them.

Other patients also had major inconvenience due to the shut-down of the hospital. Some kept waiting outside the hospital campus while some went to the extent of attempting to attempt at entering the hospital by jumping over surrounding walls.

MANIPUR: CM Singh Flags-Off 10 COVID Vaccination Express Vans

Shillong: On Saturday, Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh flagged-off 10 COVID Vaccination Express for Senapati district as a part of the state government’s ‘Community Outreach Programme’.

As per the reports from the Health Department and CARE India, “the vaccination express is believed to cover every household of the district, and inoculate residents at their doorstep.”

CM N. Biren Singh extended his greetings through his official Twitter, “As part of the Govt. of Manipur’s Community outreach program, I’m happy to flag off 10 Covid Vaccination Express for Senapati today. I’m confident that the mobile vaccination drive will give a major boost in increasing the vaccination number for Senapati.”

MEGHALAYA: Khasi Bloodz brings pride to North East; sings title track for Garmin India

Donbok Kharkongor, stage named D-Bok, Ritik Roy Malngiang stage named Big Ri and Lamonte Pakyntein stage named D-Mon, are three proud members of the Shillong-based band Khasi Bloodz.

The pop band sang a title track entitled ‘Unleash Your Outdoor Spirit’, for Garmin India, a unit of Garmin Ltd., an American multinational technology company.

The new track was introduced to celebrate the occasion of success of the company’s digital campaign called ‘Open the Door to the World’. It was based on the belief that there is a unique door meant for every individual.

The track, ‘Unleash Your Outdoor Spirit’, “highlights the essence of outdoor travelling” emphasized by a fresh adventure series by Garmin.

Reportedly, the major aim of the song is to express how a person can pursue their passion and achieve their fitness and travel aspirations with the help of Garmin devices.

Characters of art, such as dancers, fitness enthusiasts, and cyclists are featured and portrayed in the song, giving the message that they follow their passion despite hurdles and challenges.

MIZORAM: India’s “Swarnim Vijay Mashaal” that commemorates its victory in 1971 reaches Mizoram

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On October 30, 2021, the ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaal’ – the flame that represents India’s victory over Pakistan during the 1971 Indo-Pak War — landed in Mizoram with military honours.

The “victory flame” was escorted into Mizoram by a cavalcade that passed through Vairengte. The Mashaal then proceeded to the 2 Assam Rifles’ base in Aizawl, which was guarded by a bike rally, an Assam Rifles contingent, and a pipe band.

The ceremony was attended by Mizoram Chief Minister, Zoramthanga, who was welcomed by Brigadier Digvijay Singh, SM, DIG HQ 23 Sector. Zoramthanga, speaking at the ceremony, claimed that the Indian Army had never scored a better triumph than in the 1971 war between India and Pakistan, which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh.

The celebrations included a performance by the 2 Assam Rifles Pipe Band, a traditional dance performance by the Local Troupe – Rimenhawi, and the awarding of souvenirs to war veterans and Veer Naaris who gave their life for the country.

It’s worth noting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent four Victory flames to the four cardinal directions of the country after they were initially flagged off from New Delhi. The flame for Eastern India arrived at Aizawl from Silchar on November 4, 2021, and will continue to Agartala on November 4, 2021.

NAGALAND: 9th Session of Legislative Assembly to commence from November 25th

On Saturday, the Governor of Nagaland Jagdish Mukhi announced the commencement of the 9th Session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly from November 25th, 2021.

The first Nagaland Legislative Assembly was formed on 11 February 1964. In 1974, the strength of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly was increased to the present strength of 60 members.

There is no nominated member in the House, all the members are elected on the basis of adult franchise from single-seat constituencies. The normal tenure of the House is five years unless dissolved sooner. The seat of the Legislative Assembly is Kohima, the capital of Nagaland.

SIKKIM: Sports minister of Sikkim launches events to celebrate National Unity Day

Kunga Nima Lepcha, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, today launched the State Level Cyclathon (40 km) and Half-Marathon (21 km) at Bhaichung Stadium in Namchi as part of an initiative to commemorate ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.’

Damthang, Cherry Resort, and Temi will be covered in the 40-kilometer cyclathon. The half-marathon will take place in Bhanjyang and will end in Central Park.

It’s worth noting that the event drew a total of 426 contestants from Haryana, Punjab, Goa, Assam, Uttarakhand, West Bengal (Darjeeling), and Nepal.

Since 2014, the 31st of October has been observed as National Unity Day, or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first deputy Prime Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Patel, called the “Iron Man of India,” was vital in uniting all princely states into the newly formed India.

TRIPURA: ILS hospital management denies media charges regarding exploitation of patient; issues statement

The ILS hospital management has categorically disputed media charges regarding alleged exploitation of a patient for denying him free treatment.

The patient allegedly submitted an SBI insurance policy that allows for cashless treatment, but the TPA refused to accept it because the patient’s condition, namely swelling on his ankle, predated the policy’s launch in November 2019 which left the patient with no other choice than to pay for the treatment.

ILS authority later denied the subsequent allegations claiming modification in the case’s background and stating that it is completely incorrect and deceptive.

“ILS stands for dedication and commitment to providing the best health care facilities to all need and such baseless allegation demoralizes the medical service providers” the ILS authority stated.


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