The cash reward of Rs 10 lakhs announced by the Arunachal Pradesh Police for giving
information or clue leading to arrest of the assailant/s of Tongam Rina, Associate
Editor of The Arunachal Times still stands. The identity of the informer/s will be
kept secret. The informer/s may contact Capital SP at tele. numbers : 09436040006
Training prog on use of women friendly tools for farm women
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: A one day training programme on use of women friendly tools in
agriculture was organized today by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Lower Dibang Valley at instructional
farm of KVK based at Balek Village
Nanang Tamut (SMS Home Sc) briefed farm women/ farmers about advantages of using
farm tools such as reducing of labour scarcity problems as well as health oriented
problems like back ache, heart beat etc.
Besides this demonstration on farm tools (procured from ICAR Barapani, Shillong)
such as Wheel Hoe for removing weeds in vegetable plots and Maize sheller (tubular)
in Maize Shelling was also organized for the participants. Linning Tamut, Farm Manager
and Dr. T J Ramesha Programme Coordinator also participated in the programme.
A total number of 18 farm women /farmers actively participated in the programme and
expressed their willingness to use improved farm tools for on time cultivation of
crops, bring more area under cultivation and combat labour scarcity problems in agriculture.
Union demands posting of COs in five circles of 18-Palin Assembly Constituency
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: Informing that the five circles under 18-Palin Assembly Constituency
under Kurung Kumey district are functioning without circle officers (COs), the All
Plain Chambang Yangte Gangte & Tarak Langdi Students’ Union (APCYGTSU) has urged
upon the chief secretary to post COs in all the circles as early as possible.
In a memorandum submitted to the chief secretary, the union stated that Palin, Chambang,
Yangte, Gangte & Tarak-Langdi are functioning without COs because of which there
is no proper administration in the area.
Bandh call supported
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: The Arunachal Pradesh Social Activist Federation (APSAF) and Arunachal
Minority Students’ Union (AMSU) have come to the support of All Arunachal Pradesh
Youth Forum (AAPYF) and Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Organization (APSO) for calling
12-hour capital bandh on June 26 next against non-fulfillment of its demand by the
In a release, it urged the state government to immediately fulfill the demands made
by AAPYF and APSO saying that the demand is very authentic and is in the interest
of Arunachal Pradesh.
Meritorious students felicitated
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: The Jollang Village Development Committee felicitated the meritorious
students of CBSE X and XII 2013 of Jollang village on June 16 last.
Attending as the chief guest, Assistant Engineer, PWD, Tadar Nikia instilled in youngsters
the importance of education and distributed trophies and mementos to the students.
The day which coincided with the Fathers’ day also witnessed a volley ball competition
between fathers and youngsters of which the former became the winner.
AAPMPWA appeals for release of pending salary
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: The All Arunachal Pradesh Multi-Purpose Worker Association (AAPMPWA)
under the department of health service has appealed the state programme officer,
National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme(NVBDCP) to release its pending salary
without any further delay.
In a letter submitted to the state programme officer, NVBDCP stated that the multipurpose
workers are facing lots of problems due to the non-disbursement of its salary for
the past eight months.
Govt. College, Doimukh shifted
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: Govt. College, Doimukh presently functioning at Arunachal Law Academy
Building, Lekhi is being shifted to the hostel campus of Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Doimukh.
The building is the unoccupied girl’s hostel which will host the college on a temporary
Local MLA cum parliamentary secretary planning Nabam Rebia and Director higher &
technical education Dr Joram Begi who visited the site today expressed satisfaction
and further asked the concerned authority to complete the maintenance work at the
The college will formally start functioning from July 1 next.
Oath taking ceremony of PRI members held
SEPPA, Jun 19: CO cum member secretary Topek Kakki administered the oath of office
to newly elected PRI members of Bameng West and East at Kameng Hall, Seppa today.
Addressing the PRI members in the maiden meeting Kakki said that both PRI members
and Govt. servants of the area should unite together and think and act for the development.
He urged to PRI members to monitor the functioning of schools, anganwadi centers
in their jurisdiction. He also highlighted on the schemes activities undertaken in
Bameng West ZPM G Sonam also advised PRI members to work for the welfare of the people
rather than individual interest.
Training on e-governance held at Khonsa
KHONSA, Jun 19: One day training on state e-governance service delivery gateway and
state portal project (SSDG and SPP) was held at Khonsa today.
ADC H Matcha formally inaugurated the training programme amidst a huge gathering.
In his address Matcha asked the trainees to take the training seriously as it would
stand them in good stead adding that e-governance cannot be ignored in this fast
DIO, NIC Ajay Kumar Singh highlighted the importance of e-governance.
The representatives from the departments of Agriculture, Labour and Employment, Land
Record and Social Welfare actively participated training which was imparted by the
resource persons from HP India. DIPRO
Minister collapses in office
AIZAWL, Jun 19: Mizoram minister for Sports and Urban development and poverty alleviation
Zodintluanga was taken ill while working in his office this afternoon, official sources
At first the doctors suspected cardiac arrest or hypertension, but they later found
that he was very tired due to heavy load of work and collapsed at around 4 pm, the
He was treated inside his office chamber by a team of doctors who also announced
that the minister was out of danger. PTI
AAPKGBVTA calls off pen down strike
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: The All Arunachal Pradesh Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Teachers’
Association (AAPKGBVTA) has decided to call off its ongoing pen down strike for six
In a release, it informed that the decision has been taken after it was assured by
the education minister that the issue of enhancement of KGBV staff salary has already
been taken up by the MHRD, GoI.
The minister had requested for the enhancement of KGBV staff salary to the high level
officers from MHRD who came visiting recently to which the team assured of taking
up the matter to the Union Sub Committee at the earliest, it said.
Meanwhile, the association has warned of resuming the strike if the demand is not
fulfilled within six months.
Drive against illegal stone crushing units
PASIGHAT, Jun 19: Acting on the DC’s instruction, Assistant Mineral Development Officer
(AMDO) A Komut with the help of Mebo ADC O Dai raided in Moruk area under Mebo subdivision
and sealed four illegal stone crusher units.
The units which came under the scanner, violated govt. prescribed rules and they
did not obtain legal permits from the competent authority to run their business,
stated the Deputy Commissioner RK Mishra. He further informed that the owners/operators
were asked several times to obtain legal permission from the district administration
but they failed to do so. More such units in other areas in the district will also
be treated as illegal and the administration will seal them shortly, he added. The
DC instructed the AMDO to keep a vigil on such activities and warned of stern action
against the illegal owners who are operating their businesses in the district. DIPRO
339 days have passed. The culprits involved in the July 15 attack on The Arunachal
Times associate editor Tongam Rina are still at large.
Changlang, Jun 19: A Free Eye checkup cum Cataract Operation camp was conducted by
Central Mobile Unit, National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB), Naharlagun
at Diyun, a remote circle of Changlang district with the active cooperation of District
Health Society (NPCB), Changlang and the Staffs of Diyun CHC. During the five day
camp, over 760 patients were screened and treated with free medicine and 72 cases
including 57 cataracts were operated by CMU team led by Dr. K.K. Deb and Dr. Taba
Khanna. The other members of team were P.K. Behra, OT technician, D. Maity, PMOA,
D. Bagra, PMOA, Gupa Das, PMOA, Bamin Ampi, PMOA and R.P. Sharma, NA. The team also
examined and assessed Children With Special Needs (CWSN) of Changlang district and
necessary certification done as desired by the District Administration. The Central
Mobile Unit, NPCB will continue to conduct such camps in the different parts of the
state in its effort to reduce blindness burden of Arunachal Pradesh.
Orgs recommend magisterial enquiry into death of a youth
ZIRO, Jun 19: A mediatory meeting was held at the office chamber of Lower Subansiri
deputy commissioner Marnya Ete here today on the recent incident which led to the
death of a youth Kapu Tajam at Ziro. The meeting presided over the the DC was attended
by Nyishi Elite Society President Bengia Tollum, All Nyishi Students Union President
Sikka Gapak, Apatani Cultural and Literary Society president Dr. Hage Tam, Lower
Subansiri Zilla Parishad Chairperson Hage Kobing and community elders and they univocally
condemned the incident and termed the loss of young Tajam and subsequent burial at
site of incident as unfortunate. It recommended for a magisterial enquiry to unravel
the truth behind the death of late Tajam. It also opined that law should be allowed
to take its own course regardless of community. The organizations appealed to people
to maintain peace and tranquility and refrain from spreading rumour saying it would
aggravate the situation.
It is said that all accused were arrested soon after the incident and they have been
sent to judicial remand. Among others, Deputy SP, ANSU members and community elders
were present in the meeting.
Meanwhile, the district administration has promulgated 144 CrPC in the town from
6 pm to 5 am in order to bring the situation into normal. DIPRO incharge
AAPSU regrets the act of vandalism
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) today expressed regret
over the recent vandalization of NRL Petrol depot by group of unknown miscreants.
AAPSU President Kamta Lapung clarified that fake slip in the name of AAPSU General
Secretary was used to take fuel and there was no signature of its GS in the slip
and also the abbreviation of AAPSU was incomplete when examined by the AAPSU on the
spot. Lapung further added that AAPSU is planning to strictly deal with that person
involved in the incident. Lapung said "Tony Pertin is a respected person of Arunachal
but at least he should first inform the AAPSU or to him before using social networking
site like facebook to put bad remark on AAPSU.
AAPSU President further told that the Union is for whole Arunachal people and works
for the betterment of the student community. He urges the higher authority that Pertin’s
NRL Petrol depot must be properly verified and also appeals Pertin not to fight for
a refugee from Bhutan. Instead, he appeals Pertin to fight for the cause of Arunachal
people and not to damage the image of AAPSU.
"If this thing happens again and no cooperation from the Tony Pertin received, AAPSU
will launch boycott movement against the NRL Petrol pump, as there is provision of
12.5 per cent help from the company side to the social activists for social works,”
Kamta Lapung said.
AAPSU President also warned those organizations who are using PRC issue as their
issue for self profit. He told that PRC is one of Union’s major issue taken up from
the past and still fighting for it for the welfare of the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
Violence not solution to any problem: BJP
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: The Bharatiya Janata Party Arunachal Pradesh expresses deep shock
over the violent attack and ransacking of NRL Petrol pump near Naharlagun on Monday.
Violence is not the solution to any problem in a civilized society and it is unhealthy
for those in the management of an organizational set up for the noble purposes,
the party said.
The apex body of students has important role to play in the fast changing society
and they are supposed to be tomorrow’s guardians of the state and nation, and the
society has high hope on the younger generations, the BJP said adding “because of
some individuals the apex body of the students need not be allowed to misdirect the
“It once again has established that the Judiciary and Executive tangle makes Arunachal
Pradesh a safe heaven for the miscreants and even hard core criminals,’’ the party
said in a release. The Party further said most of the time state police are alone
to be blamed for the slip off, however, closer look shows that the ineffective and
rot system is the root cause helping even those of hard core criminals to get away.
It is high time CM Nabam Tuki led state Congress Govt should open its eyes and sense
the gravity of the deteriorating law and order situations, the BJP said.
The Party also wanted to know why the state Govt should not have separate Home Minister.
We have miles to go: Aruni
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: The five councillors nominated by the Chief Councillor Higio Aruni
to hold the office of Empowered Standing Committee of Itanagar Municipality were
administered Oath of Secrecy today by the District Magistrate, Itanagar Capital Complex
Pige Ligu in the Conference Hall of Director Urban Development and Town Planning,
Itanagar. The Committee members are Tarh Nachung, Gangte Togung, Taba Yall Nabam,
Ngurang Yache and Tadik Tagru.
Seeking cooperation of all the Councillors, the Chief Councillor said that since
the Municipality has been formed for the first time, we have a long way to go. We
should walk together in unison with a little patience.
Earlier, AC Baruah, SDO cum AMRO, Likha Suraj, Town Planner cum Municipal Secretary
also spoke on the occasion.
Amongst others Techi Kaso, MLA attended the programme. DIPRO
DC conducts unannounced visit to schools
PASIGHAT, Jun 19: Taking out some times from his busy schedule, the Deputy Commissioner
RK Mishra today made unannounced inspection to schools. He visited four schools namely
Paglek and Town Middle schools, Gandhi and SFS (Pvt) Secondary schools during the
day and interacted with the teachers and students.
While interacting with the teachers and students, Mishra said that the government
is making all out efforts for making sure that best education infrastructure is available
and adequate staff is posted in the schools. He gave some educational tips to them
and further stated that “The present era is era of competition and teachers have
multifaceted role to play, on one hand they have to impart quality education and
on the other parents are to be approached and motivated for making sure that students
are sent to school on regular basis”.
In his message to the parents, he appealed to ensure that their children attend schools
regularly and they are progressing well in their studies, adding that constant motivation
and monitoring at home is very important in child education. DIPRO
Educational tours for students
ITANAGAR, Jun 19: Lower Dibang Valley District Deputy Commissioner Shiv Kumar flagged
off the Educational Tour of APST students of Class VI-VII at Roing here today.
In the first excursion trip, 40 meritorious students from seven schools of the district
are going to visit Guwahati.
Altogether, 280 APST students of Class VI-VII from the district will be taken for
educational tour in seven trips during the year under the programme. The programme
is being organized by SSA District Mission, Lower Dibng Valley District, Roing.
Deputy Commissioner extended best wishes to the students before flagging off. Administrative
Officers, Head Masters and Officers and Officials from SSA District Mission were
present during flagging-off ceremony. The students were escorted by S K Tamang, Coordinator
(MIS & Planning). DIPRO
At Seppa, East Kameng District Deputy Commissioner Tarin Dakpe flagged off the students’
Altogether, 20 students from Seppa east are visiting Sikkim. The programme is being
organized by SSA District Mission, East Kameng District.
46th Dree Football Tournament
AHSA, HSC enter semi-final
ZIRO, Jun 19: Last year’s runner up, All Hija Sports Association (AHSA) has trounced
High Definition Football Club (HDFC) by 5-0 in third quarter final match of 46th
Dree Football Tournament played here today at Subansiri Stadium, Hapoli. Thereby,
AHSA got the berth for semi final.
It was Kago Ajam, who opened an account for AHSA in 3rd minute of kicked off followed
by Kago Lampung and Pura Pussang in 8th and 33rd minutes of first half. In second
half, Nada Tamo and Dani Tamang added one goal each in 48th and 62nd minutes. HDFC
could not score any goal till the end of the match.
In second match of the day, the last quarter final of the tournament was played between
Hari Sports Club (HSC) and Laji Bogia Sports Club (LBSC) in which former defeated
later by 1-0 and become the fourth team to enter into semi final.
In first half, neither of the team could score any goal despite repeated attacks
and counter attacks from both the side. However, just after two minutes from lemon
break, HSC got an opportunity of corner shoot. Receiving the corner shoot in air,
Hage Kemo sent the ball into net by heading. Thereby, HSC was leading with 1-0. With
this goal, Hage Kemo becomes the highest individual scorer of the tournament with
6 goals so far.
Despite aggressiveness in their attack, LBSC could not succeed retaliate any goal
and the full time ended with 1-0 goal. Interestingly, jersey No. 15 of the both team,
Gyati Chama of HSC and Habung Nada of LBSC received yellow card for making arguments.
The first semi final match will be played between last year’s defending champion
Sojang Lapang Sports Club and Diibo Sports Club on June 21 next while today’s winner
teams All Hija Sports Association will meet Hari Sports Club in second semi final
match on June 22 next.
Capital Complex Dree
Festival Football Tournament
MUFC and NGS reach finals
NAHARLAGUN, Jun 19: The knock out stage of the Capital Complex Dree Festival Football
Tournament show some thrilling encounters both in the senior and junior category
here at R.G stadium today.
In the first semi final match in the junior category, the five times defending champions
Michi United FC proved once again why they are champions by defeating G- Sector
FC (GSFC) by the score of 2-1. Koj Tajang of (MUFC) proved to be the golden player
by scoring both goals for the winner. Kago Gyaro scored a solitary for the (ESFC).
The match was heading for a draw till the last quarter of the match when three goals
were scored in quick succession. Later Koj Tajang of MUFC was adjudged man of the
match for his match winning performance.
In the other semi final match (senior category) Next Generation Society (NGS) booked
their place in the final by defeating Pineland FC (PFC) in the penalty shootout.
Both the teams were tied 1-1 at the end of regulation time, even extra time could
not produce any goals for the teams. The Match was finally decided on penalty shoot-out
where (NGS) emerged winner by converting all their shots into goals through Habung
Nikang, Habung Tamo, Michi Ranka, Millo Laji and Mudang Tamer. Later Habung Tamo,
of (NGS) was declared man of the match. Other semi final matches will be played tomorrow
between SAMCO Aasthe and ASUCC-I in the junior category and in the senior category,
Service-XI takes on Itanagar FC (IFC).