Monthly Archives: December 2016

PPA drives itself into political turmoil

BJP rallies behind Pema, terms suspension order unacceptable ITANAGAR, Dec 30: With the issuance of suspension order to seven of its legislators including Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Thursday, the People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) drives itself into political turmoil and took head on...

AAPSU calls for stability and good governance

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Irked with the prevailing political situation in the state following the suspension of seven legislators including Chief Minister Pema Khandu from the primary membership of the party by People's Party of Arunachal (PPA), All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) on Friday called for the political stability...

East Kameng DC assesses progress of TAH

SEPPA, Dec 30: As a part of several crucial steps undertaken by the District Administration for early completion of the Trans-Arunachal Highway Project, East Kameng Deputy Commissioner Rajeev Takuk on Friday took stock of the progress of the TAH works at Sede, Patiwa and Veo. The DC interacted with the...

Kuchkut village declared cashless

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: The Kuchkut village under 1-Yazali Zila Segment of Lower Subansiri district having a population of over 220 has recorded 100% Aadhar card enrolment and opening of accounts under State Bank of India (SBI), Yazali Branch. Informing this in a release on Friday, 1-Yazali Anchal Samiti Block Anchal...

Peace Committee inks Gumto declaration for peaceful co-existence

GUMTO, Dec 30: The Joint declaration of Bogoli-Denka-Kachajuli & Dekiajuli Peace committee was signed here on Friday in a simple function. It was a constituent upon the eviction carried out by the Assam forest and Police personnel on Porter track constructed through barren land devoid of forest plantation by the...

LDV KVK organizes Technology Week

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: KVK Lower Dibang Valley organized "Technology Week' from December 23-30 in different villages and office campus to create awareness among farmers on location specific technically feasible and economically viable technologies for easy adoption by large number of farmers for sustainable production and economic returns. Method demonstration on...

Temporary ban on sale of IMFL

ROING, Dec 30: The District Magistrate of Lower Dibang Valley has prohibited selling of Liquor/Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) by licensed wholesale as well as retail vendors from 3 pm of December 29, 2016 to 3 pm of January 2, 2017. The DM has also prohibited storage and sale of...

Early posting of CO sought in Dollungmukh

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Expressing grave concern over the alleged encroachment carried out by the Assam forest personnel in Dollungmukh under Lower Subansiri district, the All Dollungmukh Area Student's Union (ADASU) and Dollungmukh Area Youth Association (DAYA) have on Friday demanded early posting of a Circle Officer in the area. In...

North East Sub-Junior and Junior Badminton Tournament-2016

Biki-Sonam win U-17 boys double title TEZPUR, Dec 30: Biki Lakai and Sonam Tamang from Arunachal Pradesh defeated the pair of Ninjuha and Rindika from Mizoram in straight 15-11 & 15-9 set to win the U-17 Boys Double title at North East Sub-Junior and Junior Badminton Tournament-2016 in Tezpur on...

Arunachal team for 41st Senior Tennikoit Championship

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: All Arunachal Pradesh Tennikoit Association has selected a 12-member team, including two officials, for the 41st Senior Tennikoit Championship scheduled to be held from January 7 to 11 at Rajkut, Gujarat. Secretary of AAPTA Yibi Doke and Yomga Lombi are the manager and coach of the team...

District Subroto Cup

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Tezu became champion of the 4th district level Subroto Cup Football Tournament-20l6 of Lohit district. GHSS, Tezu beat Govt. Sec. School, Wakro in the final played at Jubilee Ground Tezu on 28. The winner will represent the district at state level Subroto Cup.

PMUY raises national LPG coverage to 70%

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) target of 1.5 crore for current fiscal has been achieved within a span of less than 8 months, said Kimin-based LPG bottling plant manager Sonam P Khrimey quoting Indian Oil Messaging Gateway. The PMUY, envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to...

Rebia visits Sangdupota circle, puts emphasis on development friendly atmosphere

BEYSERNYELO, Dec 30: Minister for Urban Development, Law and Justice Nabam Rebia visited Sangdupota circle recently and kicked off a football tournament organised by the youths of the circle. Addressing the gathering at school playground at Beysernyelo, Rebia called upon the people to rededicates themselves to make Sangdupota circle clean...

Sensitize people about digital and cashless payments: DC

YINGKIONG, Dec 30: Upper Siang DC, Remo Kamki has urged the HoDs and PRI members to sensitize people about digital and cashless payments. Speaking during an awareness meeting on Information Education & Communication (IEC) related to digital and cashless payment held at DC's Conference Hall, Yingkiong on Friday, the DC...

AYO demands arrest of alleged kidnapper

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Arunachal Youth Organisation (AYO) has demanded immediate arrest of one Jamru Kem for allegedly kidnapping and committing sexual crime against a school going minor girl. In a letter written to the Superintendent of Police, Capital Complex, the AYO said that despite two FIRs were lodged against the...

BGBR inauguates ‘Yapak’ bridge

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt. Gen Suresh Sharma had inaugurated the Pmt Bridge "Yapak" of 110 Mtr span at Km 42.150 on Changwinti-Walong-Namti road on December 27 during his visit to Lohit and Anjaw districts to inspect the various roads/ bridge infrastructures under by 48...

Preparatory meet

YINGKIONG, Dec 30: A preparatory meeting in connection with the proposed visit of the DoNER minister to Tuting was held in the conference hall of Upper Siang Deputy Commissioner here on Friday. The DoNER Minister is scheduled to visit Tuting on January 18, 2017 for inauguration of the steel suspension...

Krishna Chandra Award to Higio inspiring

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS) has expressed its happiness for conferring Krishna Chandra Award to former Chief Councillor of Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) Higio Aruni in recognition of her contribution in social and education sectors and for the welfare of women. APWWS hoped that the award...

KVK Anjaw celebrates Jai Kisan Jai Vigyan week

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Anjaw celebrated "Jai Kisan Jai Vigyan" week from December 23 to 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of two former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vaspayee and Chaudhury Charan Singh and to hnour their contribution to the development of agriculture through use of...

Strict action sought against FPS indulging in illegality

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Alleging that the APL, BPL and AAY beneficiaries of Arung, Pilla, Nakar, Nyopang and Rugo villages under Mengio Circle have been receiving rice less than the allocated quantity, the All Mengio Youth Association (AMYA) has in a representation to the state Chief Secretary on Friday appealed...

Traditional dance & drama competition organized

HAWAI, Dec 30: Teams from Watong and Changung village secured the first and second place respectively at the Circle-level traditional dance & drama competition organized by the Vivekananda Kendra, Hawai, Anjaw district as part of the Samartha Bharat Parva at Multi-Purpose Building Urban, here on Wednesday last. Nagar Prumukh, Hawai,...

Early release of selling commission sought

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Claiming that the state government has not released the selling commission/dealers margin to the fair price shop dealers for the month of April to Dec 2016, the Arunachal Pradesh Fair Price Shop Dealers Welfare Association has in a representation to the state Chief Secretary on Friday...

Retiring CE given warm farewell

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Chief Engineer (Training and Vigilance), PWD, Tacha Gongo was accorded warm and affectionate farewell on his retirement on superannuation on December 31 organized in the office of the Superintending Engineer, Capital Complex cum Coordination, PWD on Friday. The function was attended by all the engineers and other...

Modi in advantage

As the last day for depositing old notes of 500 and 1000 ends today, there is still uncertainty over how government will deal with the after effects of demonetisation. In a sudden move on November 8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the scrapping of 500 and 1000 notes which...

Investing in Women

Way to a better world By Moin Qazi All lives — no matter where they are being led have equal value: Our Values, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation We know we cannot alter the value of a human life — but this belief doesn’t square with our actions. We live in a...

Don’t squander the opportunities

Dear Editor, Dear all HM's, HMLA's of Arunachal Pradesh creating frequent political turmoil through divisive agenda for certain post and that too which has term for merely around 2 years is harmful and regressive in all counts. This is complete wastage of precious time and resources that should have been...

State wide protest is need of the hour

Dear Editor, I am deeply pained to see the political instability and turmoil in one of my most beloved and sensitive border state of the Indian Republic, Arunachal Pradesh. For long the state has been running on part time Chief Ministers and MLAs who are shifting allegiance from time to...

Mulayam expels son Akhilesh, cousin Ramgopal from party

Lucknow , Dec 30 (PTI): The ruling SP was today on the precipice of a split with party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav expelling his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and general secretary Ramgopal Yadav for six years after they put up candidates against the official nominees and summoned...

10 Dead In Jharkhand Mine Cave-In, Many Still Missing

RANCHI/NEW DELHI, Dec 30 (PTI/AFP): Rescuers pulled out two more bodies today from the rubble of a collapsed coal mine in Jharkhand, taking the number of deaths to 10, police said, as many were still feared trapped. A massive mound of earth caved in late Thursday at the Lalmatia...

MBBS Pass Outs May Have To Clear Next To Practice: Draft Bill

NEW DELHI, Dec 30 (PTI): Soon MBBS pass outs from government as well as private medical colleges will have to clear the National Exit Test (NEXT) to be able to practice as a registered medical practitioner. The provision is part of a bill drafted by the Ministry of Health on...
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