Daily Archives: January 4, 2017

Arunachal to convert CM residence into state guest house

ITANAGAR, Jan 3: The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to convert the official bungalow of chief minister into a state guest house soon. The bungalow, situated at Niti Vihar area in the state capital, has earned moniker of 'haunted' building after former chief minister Kalikho Pul committed suicide on August...

Pema visits Wakka, assures prompt action for rehabilitation of fire victims

WAKKA, Jan 3: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has visited the fire devastated Wakka village along with Education Minister and local legislator Honchum Ngandam and state BJP President Tapir Gao on Tuesday. On December 22, at least 52 houses were reduced to ashes rendering more than 100 families homeless in Wakka...

Go for institutional delivery: Governor to pregnant women

ITANAGAR, Jan 3: Governor V Shanmuganathan on Tuesday visited Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences in Naharlagun and distributed fruits and nutritious food to pregnant women. Interacting with the expectant mothers, the Governor advised them to take care of their health for smooth and safe delivery. "They should regularly...

Pakke Paga Festival from Jan 16

ITANAGAR, Jan 3: The Pakke Paga Festival at Seijosa--the only wildlife conservation based festival of the state-will be celebrated from January 16 to 18, 2017. Pakke Paga festival is an annual festival celebrating the efforts put by local communities residing around the Pakke-Nameri Tiger Landscape encompassing both the state of...

Battery-powered fence to prevent man-elephant conflict

RUKSIN, Jan 3: The officials of Pasighat Forest Division in East Siang district has proposed for installation of battery-powered electric fence to prevent man-elephant conflict in villages close to Poba Reserve Forest (RF). Ruksin Forest Range Officer Y. Potom has submitted a proposal to Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Pasighat seeking...

Pema survives fresh political turmoil as PPA move foiled

ITANAGAR, Jan 3: The political event of last few days has been fast and furious. A press statement from People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) informing temporary suspension of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein along with 5 other legislators which appeared in local dailies on...

Corps Commander calls on Governor

ITANAGAR, Jan 3: General Officer Commanding, 3 Corps, Dimapur, Lt. Gen. Anil Chauhan called on Governor of Arunachal Pradesh V. Shanmuganathan at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday and briefed the Governor on the ground situation of law and order in the eastern parts of the State. They discussed on overall...

NES, Pario mourn death of entrepreneur

ITANAGAR, Jan 3: The Nyishi Elite Society (NES) has deeply mourned the demise of Techi Lama, former chairman, Arunachal Pradesh Mineral Development & Trading Corporation Ltd (APMD&TC Ltd.) who breathed his last in the wee hours on Jan 2, near Papu Nallah while on way to Delhi due to...

Fire destroys house, MLA distributes relief materials

KHONSA, Jan 3: One MIBT house belonging to one Changwang Hakhun, serving as Arunachal Pradesh Police was completely gutted in a devastating fire which broke out at Bank Colony here at around 6.35 pm on Sunday last. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Meanwhile, the 56-Khonsa West...

Violation of DPR in road work alleged

ITANAGAR, Dec Jan 3: The Mara Youth Welfare Association under Taliha circle in Upper Subansiri district has alleged gross violation of detail project report (DPR) and poor quality of works in construction of road from BRTF road to Heya Mara via Poda Mara and Merring Mara under Taliha circle....

Community Radio Station: An emerging social communication platform

Introduction: Among all present media categories such as print, electronic and other social media tools, Community Radio Station has maximum potential to grow along with the growth in socio-economic sector in our country. Presently, about two hundred Community Radio Stations are functioning in India and according to some experts,...

DEO insists on replacement of old EPIC

AALO, Jan 3: West Siang District Election Officer (DEO) Gamli Padu insisted on replacement of old EPIC with new PVC (voter id) EPIC as per ECI instruction and exhorted the EROs, AEROs and BLOs to start photography campaign in all the Assembly Constituencies. The DEO, who chaired a meeting held...

2017- A Beautiful Mirage !

Its now just a couple of days or so , coming out of hangover from celebrations! The 31st December 2016 has just gone by. So we had our own sweet ways of celebrating the 'Good bye -2016 ' party by the ticking of clock minutes away from new calendar...

Tatak takes charge as East Siang DC

PASIGHAT, Jan 3: Tamiyo Tatak on Monday assumed office as the new Deputy Commissioner (DC) of East Siang district. Before joining as DC he was serving as Joint Secretary (Sports & Youths Affairs) Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh. After assuming the charge of office, Tatak assured to give priority on transparent and...

BK Handique Memorial Award

ITANAGAR, Jan 03: Bijoy Krishna Handique Memorial Award for Leadership in Wildlife Conservation in the North Eastern Region of India has been instituted by the Development Foundation of Assam, a Guwahati-based Non Profit Organisation. In a Press Release, Dr. Sujit Bardhan , General Secretary of DFA informed that the award...

Former Gaon Buri dies

AALO, Jan 3: Rejum Raksap Yomcha, wife of renowned priest of yesteryears, late Kasi Yomcha breathed her last at the age of more than 100 at her native village Lipu Yomcha on January 2 around 8.30 pm. The famous Topo Gone, a masterpiece and handiwork of late Kasi Yomcha was...

Time to reward people

The year 2017 has started exactly the same way the year 2016 ended. Arunachal witnessed major political turmoil in the beginning of 2017 just like it witnessed in beginning of 2016. Just as people of state started to believe that finally political uncertainty is over, the politicians gave us...

Building Unitary Spirit

Challenge before Nation By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Union-State relationship is entering a new phase. Take the recent case in Tamil Nadu. The ruling AIADMK took strong objection to the income tax raids conducted in the offices and houses of its Chief Secretary terming it as an “act...

Misplace priorities

Dear Editor, Misplaced priorities and criminal negligence towards passenger safety are causing one rail accident after another. What an irony that while the Ahmedabad - Mumbai, Bullet train project will cost more than Rs.1 lakh crore; financial constraints hinder track renewal, replacement of coaches, modernisation of signalling systems and recruitment...

Let the best candidate get selected

Dear Editor, Firstly thanks to department of Secondary education for clarifying the confusion of 1:3 ratio issue of PGT/TGT exam. It is my personal experience that APST interview Board members try to show favor to candidate of their own community. They also try to argue with the candidate of other...

PM Modi To Take Up Electoral Reforms Issue At All-Party Meet

NEW DELHI, Jan 03 (PTI): Pressing ahead with his electoral reforms agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to take up the issues of changes in poll funding rules and holding of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies at an all-party meeting before the Budget session. A...

GST: States demand tax on high sea sales, higher compensation

NEW DELHI, Jan 03 (PTI): In fresh roadblocks to GST rollout, states on Tuesday demanded taxation rights for sales in high seas and also increasing the number of items on which cess is to be levied to compensate the states to deal with revenue loss estimated at Rs 90,000...

Hopeful China Would Agree On Getting Masood Azhar Designated As Terrorist By UN: Rajnath...

NEW DELHI, Jan 03 (PTI): India is hopeful that China will agree with its position on getting Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist by the United Nations, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Interacting with the media in Delhi, Mr Singh said, "We still expect China to...

European Union Lifts 3-Year Ban On Import Of Vegetables From India

KOCHI, Jan 03 (PTI): The European Union has lifted its three-year ban on import of some vegetables from India, an Agriculture Ministry official said in Kochi today. The Union Government received communication from the European Union ending the three-year ban on import of some vegetables, including bitter gourd, snake...

150 militants killed, 81 personnel lost lives in 2016:Mehbooba

Jammu , Jan 03 (PTI): Last year saw 216 militancy-related incidents in which 150 militants were killed and 81 security personnel lost their lives, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today. Till December 21, 216 militancy-related incidents were recorded. 143 such incidents were reported in 2015 and 151...

PM Narendra Modi Asks Scientists To Keep Eye On Rise Of Disruptive Technologies

TIRUPATI, Jan 03 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today exhorted scientists to keep an eye on the rise of disruptive technologies even as he underlined the government's commitment to supporting different streams ranging from fundamental science to applied science with emphasis on innovations. In his address at the inauguration of...

High Court To Hear CBI’s Plea Against Bail To SP Tyagi In VVIP Chopper...

NEW DELHI, Jan 03 (PTI): CBI's petition challenging the bail granted to former IAF chief SP Tyagi in AgustaWestland chopper scam case on the ground that he could allegedly "hamper" the probe will be heard on January 9, the Delhi High Court today said. The plea filed by the probe...

Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay Faces CBI Grilling In Chit Fund Case

KOLKATA, Jan 03 (PTI): Lok Sabha MP and leader of Trinamool Congress parliamentary party Sudip Bandyopadhyay today arrived at the CBI office in Kolkata for questioning in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam. This is the first time that he would be grilled in the matter soon after...

Simulator Training Facilities Within India Mandatory: Airline Regulator Tells Operators

NEW DELHI, Jan 03 (PTI): Airline operators having more than 20 aircraft of one type should compulsorily have simulator training facility within India, aviation watchdog DGCA has said months after detecting lapses at an overseas simulator training facility used by IndiGo. Issuing a Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR), the regulator today...

PM Modi has unleashed ‘economic terror’ on countrymen: Mamata Banerjee

Midnapore, Jan 03 (PTI): Continuing her tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the move has unleashed “economic terror” on the people of this country. Dubbing Modi-led BJP government’s regime as ‘Hallaraj’ (one which only creates din), Banerjee told...
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