Centre seeks early start of hydro projects in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: The Centre is keen to start the hydro power projects in the state. Declaring that Arunachal is a priority state for development...

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AAPWU demands proper implementation of labour laws

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Feb 24: All Arunachal Pradesh Workers Union (AAPWU) has demanded implementation of Labour Laws in the state. The state government is unenthusiastic in implementation of labour laws, which is depriving the poor workers from the benefits they are entitled to, alleged AAPWU President Jalley Sonam. Addressing at an awareness meeting...

CBOs participate in Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo at Joram

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Various community based organizations under the banner of Arunachal Indigenous Tribes Forum (AITF) participated in the Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo Celebration at Joram on Thursday. Representatives from Galo Welfare Society, Adi Baane Kebang, Tagin Cultural Society, Tanw Supun Dukun, Sajolang Elite Society, Aka (Hrusso) Elite Society, Shertukpen...

When women took to the stage for a cause

ITANAGAR, 24 Feb: Women have often been told what they can and cannot do. This dictate is also prominent in the Arunachal tribal society no matter how many times we attempt to deny it with our own set of excuses. When the Festival of Arunachal, held alongside the 31st Statehood...

Arunachal festival sets benchmark: food fest regains glory

The habitual critics will not hesitate to blame the administration or the government even for the rains because their only duty is to criticize. Some even unabashedly display their naivety by saying that someone's tears cause rains without realizing that any low pressure building up in the Bay of...

DIG Neihlaia reviews security scenario of Central Range

PASIGHAT, Feb 24: DIG, Central Range J. Neihlaia held a high level meeting with Superintendents of Police (SPs) of the range here on Friday, wherein the DIG reviewed the security scenario, operational plan and arrangements made so far to maintain law and order situation. Appreciating performance of police, Neihlaia said...

APSERC Chairman takes stock of power scenario

AALO, Feb 24: Arunachal Pradesh State Electricity Regulatory Commission Chairman, R P Singh, who was on a day-long visit to West Siang district, convened a meeting with HoDs and Engineers of Power and Hydro Power Department at the DC's conference hall here on Wednesday last. During the meeting, Singh stated...

Mustang XI wins Oyan Ligang Cricket trophy

RUKSIN, Feb 24: Mustang XI of Silapathar (Assam) won the Ligang Cricket (T-20) Championship-2017 beating Challenger Club of Silapathar by 94 runs in the final at Oyan School playground in East Siang on Wednesday. Mustang team scored 145 runs losing 5 wickets. Challenger Club managed to score paltry 51 runs...

JUFC wins Southern Arunachal Inter District Football C’ship

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Jairampur United Football Club (JUFC) won the Southern Arunachal Pradesh Inter District Football Championship defeating Nampong Boys Football Club (NBFC) in the final on Friday. The winner was awarded cash prize of Rs 25,000 with trophy while the runners up NBFC was given cash prize of Rs...

Taekwondo players win gold

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: The senior Taekwondo team from Arunachal Pradesh bagged three gold and two bronze medals in the 35th National Kyorugi and 8th National Poomsae Senior Taekwondo Championship 2016-17 held at Viswakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh recently. While the gold medals came from Group Poomsae, the Bronzes came from Individual Poomsae...

LSDBCC threatens indefinite agitation

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Lower Siang District Bandh Call Committee (LSDBCC) spearheading the movement demanding Likabali as the headquarters of the proposed Lower Siang district has threatened to launch its second phase of agitation if their demands were not met by March seven. In an ultimatum to Likabali Sub-Divisional Officer, the...

Girl missing

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: A minor girl, namely Moina Paul went missing from Shelter Home, Naharlagun on January 24. She was around 14-15-year-old and hailed from Tezpur, Assam, informed Childline Itanagar.

Yingkiong SBI to resume operation

YINGKIONG, Feb 24: The State Bank of India (SBI) Yingkiong branch, which was closed down on February 22 due to 'power failure', will resume normal operation within a day or two. According to Assistant Engineer of Hydro-power Development Department here, the bank was closed mainly due to inability of the...

Libang urges Govt officials to maintain work culture

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister Alo Libang asked the officials of his department to maintain work culture and discharge duty with utmost sincerity. Addressing the officials of SIRD here on Friday, Libang sought support and cooperation from the officials as well as general public for development...

Resentment over delay in inquiry

Correspondent ROING, Feb 24: A group of youth of Hunli-Desali area has expressed strong resentment over undue delay in conducting an inquiry into reconstruction cum realignment works of the Hunli-Desali road by the Secretary and Principal Secretary (Vigilance) despite directive from the district administration. No official or vigilance investigation team...

Training on prevention and control of forest fire held

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: A one day training programme for the frontline staff of the department of environment and forest stationed at Capital Complex on prevention and control of forest fire was organized in collaboration with the fire service wing of Arunachal Pradesh police in the conference hall of PCCF...

Maha Shivaratri

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P.B.Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have extended their greetings to the people of the State on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.

Komoli Mossang recieves Ph.D

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Chairperson of RK Mossang Memorial Society, Komoli Mossang has received Ph.D from Jeeva Theological Open University on Feb 23 last at Chennai.

Luxury tents at Joram for tourists

JORAM, Feb 24: Luxury tents having bedroom, living room and shower facilities have been installed at Joram where the 16 days cultural extravaganza as part of Golden Jubilee Nyokum celebrations are currently underway. The cultural extravaganza has attracted a number of tourists and delegates from all over the state. The...

Retired IAS officer no more

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Retired IAS officer, David Yomuth Perme has died on Feb 23 last at Pasighat. A graduate of St. Edmund's College, Shillong, Perme had served the country in various capacities. Meanwhile, the Arunachal Christian Forum (ACF) has deeply mourned Perme's demise and recalled him as an efficient and respected...

Students mourn death of their former leader

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Former convener of All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU) Chera Naga died on February 23. Meanwhile, various students' unions have deeply mourned the demise of the student leader. Expressing profound grief and sorrow over Naga's untimely demise, All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU) in a release said that...

Kalikho Pul case withdrawn as lawyer questions SC on error of...

Staff Reporter NEW DELHI, Feb 23: Dangwimsai Pul, widow of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, was reportedly forced to withdraw her letter to the Supreme Court seeking CBI or NIA probe into the allegations levelled in his purported suicide note against some former and serving persons, holding...

Kiran Bedi advocates for women participation in all spheres

ITANAGAR, Feb 23: Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Kiran Bedi has said that, for a society to grow there should be space for women to participate in all spheres. She was addressing a day-long symposium-cum-panel discussion on Women Empowerment and Child Rights, organized by the Department of Political Science, Rajiv Gandhi...

Readers Forum

Proportional representation of Dalits and women needed

Dear Editor, It is wrong to assume that higher castes can solve Dalits' problems or men...

Mining in Arunachal Pradesh

Dear Editor, The action taken by West Kameng District Magistrate cum Deputy Commissioner in banning all...

Few advice for APPSC

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would to thank our APPSC chairman...

Similar syllabus

Dear Editor, At the outset, let me thank Arunachal Times and its team for giving priority...

National Science Day

Dear Editor, India will celebrate the National Science Day on February 28th. In a country plagued...

Do not bank upon the glory of others

Dear Editor, What should be the goal of any self-respecting individual, state or country? To become...

North East

Dry state Manipur on a high during electioneering

Imphal, Feb 24 (PTI) Manipur, which is officially a dry state, seems to be on a high during electioneering with huge amount of liquor...

Sports

Ghatkar wins India bronze, Deepak finishes fifth in air rifle

New Delhi , Feb 24 (PTI): Pooja Ghatkar overcame technical issues to clinch the women's 10m air rifle bronze medal as hosts India opened...

National

India To Be Fastest Growing Economy Among G-20 Nations: Moody’s

NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (PTI): India will be the fastest growing economy among G-20 countries clocking a 7.1 per cent growth in 2017, Moody's...

World

Suicide Bomber Kills 62 Near Syria Town Taken From Islamic State

Beirut, Feb 24 (PTI/AP): Two attacks near a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group...