Daily Archives: January 5, 2017

State cabinet approves major decisions

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: The State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday cleared the deck for commencement of work for much awaited Itanagar-Banderdewa four lane highway. Cabinet, after minutely going through the cabinet note circulated by the Commissioner PWD on compensation estimate prepared by government constituted committee,...

Si-Donyi celebration begins

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 4: Si-Donyi celebration by Tagin community residing in Capital Complex began at Si Donyi Ground near Helipad, Naharlagun on Tuesday last. The main priest arrived at Naharlagun on Wednesday from Daporijo. He was accorded warm welcome by the people led by CCSFCC Chairman and MLA Tanga Byaling. Parliamentary...

NGOs outsourced for garbage collection urged to work harder

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: Chief Municipal Executive Officer, Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) Habung Lampung exhorted the 13 NGOs engaged for door-to-door collection of garbage to work with utmost sincerity and responsibility to make Capital Complex one of the cleanest cities in the country. The Chief Municipal Executive Officer (CMEO) on...

DC flags off APST’s Tata Sumo and bus service

AALO Jan 4: Two Mechuka bound Tata Sumos and an Aalo to Itanagar Night Super bus introduced by the Arunachal Pradesh State Transport (APST) were flagged off by the West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu at the APST premises here on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Padu insisted on passenger-friendly...

Hornbill to turn centre of attraction at ‘Pakke Paga Festival’

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: After overwhelming response on its first edition of ‘Pakke –Paga Festival -2016’ the Department of Environment & Forest in collaboration with local people of Seijosa is all set to organize its second edition with a motive to create awareness on conservation of wildlife from January 16...

Union opposes shifting of Pakke-Kessang PWD division

ITANAGAR, Dec Jan 4: The All Pakke-Kessang Pijerang Dissing-Passo Seijosa Students' Union (APPDSSU) has strongly opposed the shifting of Pakke-Kessang PWD division office under Sagalee Circle (Bobia Circle) of Western Zone to Yachuli circle of Central Zone-A. In a letter to Chief Minister, APPDSSU termed the order of the...

APCC chalks out strategies for anti-demonetization campaign

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) in its extended meeting on Wednesday last chalked out strategies for anti-demonetization campaign in Arunachal Pradesh. The meeting, which was attended by Rajya Sabha Member and AICC State Coordinator of Arunachal Pradesh for Anti-Demonetisation Campaign Dr. Ranee Narah, constituted a state...

Quake rocks Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: A low-intensity quake shook Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. According to reports of National Center for Seismology, the epicenter of the quake, which measured 4.3 on the Richter scale was reported at Kurung Kumey district of the state. The tremors were felt at 1:20 AM. There was no...

Khehar sworn in as 44th CJI

NEW DELHI, Jan 4: Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was on Wednesday sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI). President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of...

Thousands take out ‘Anti-Drug Rally’ at Diyun

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: Over a thousand students from various schools participated in a peaceful mass awareness rally against drugs which was organized by Arunachal Pradesh Chakma Students Union APCSU) at Diyun in Changlang district on Wednesday. During the rally, which began from Diyun General Ground and culminated at Dumpathar village,...

Student bodies condole Lama’s demise

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: Extending heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of late Techi Lama, former Chairman Geology & Mining, GoAP, who died on Jan 2 last due to cardiac arrest, the All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU) in its release on Wednesday prayed for the eternal peace of the departed...

Training for DMOs and DRCHOs held

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 4: One day orientation workshop for DMOs and DRCHOs on Intensive Pulse Polio Immunisation 2017 (IPPI) and Mission Indradhanush (MI) phase IV was held at RCH training hall, Naharlagun under the chairmanship of DHS Dr. Moji Jini in presence of DFW Dr. M Lego and MD NHM...

AR constructs water tank at Sanliam village

KHONSA, Jan 4: A water storage tank was constructed for the villagers of Sanliam by the Assam Rifles Khonsa Battalion under its Assam Rifles Civic Action Programme (AR CAP) project here recently. The AR also organized a medical camp wherein a total of 76 people were given medical treatment. The...

BFT training concludes

ITANAGAR, Jan 4: The three-month-long Barefoot Technician training (BFTs), which began on Oct 1, 2016 at SIRD, Itanagar, concluded here on Jan 3 last. All the 30 BFT candidates, who had undergone the training, were assessed through three stages viz. theory assessment, viva-voce and field test. The result of qualified...

Traditional dance & drama competition

YINGKIONG, Jan 4: A circle-level traditional dance and drama competition was organized by the Vivekananda Kendra (VKV) at the VKV campus, here on Wednesday, wherein cultural troupes from four villages took part. It was aimed at spreading the message of preserving, protecting, promoting and practicing the indigenous faith of...

‘Si-Donyi’ – the festival of Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh prides itself over its myriad tribes woven together in the diverse but right cultural fabric, the tribes maintain and express its sense of joy, harmony and spiritual satiation in the forms of festivals celebrated in different seasons in the year. The Tagin are considered to be descendent of...

Prioritize defence sector

India is set to finalize $660 million deal for mobile heavy artillery weapons -- its third major gun purchase in the past year and a sign that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s defense spending spree is far from over, according to people with knowledge of the matter. As per the...

Black Money Check

Note ban not an answer By Dhurjati Mukherjee A section of experts believe that like energy, black money cannot be destroyed, it can change form and that has actually happened. Thus, Prime Minister Modi’s crusade against black money has a long way to go. The demonetisation scheme had this as its...

Truth is something else

Dear Editor, The clarification given by Secretary Education regarding the Govt.’s decision to carry out 50:50 teachers’ recruitment for the posts of more than 349 PGT/TGT by resorting to one time relaxation of the RR is not at all convincing. It can at best be termed as a frank admission...

Poll schedule for 5 states announced, UP to vote in 7 phases

NEW DELHI, Jan 4: Assembly elections in the politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be held between February 4 and March 8 in what will be the first major test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gamble on demonetisation. While polling will be spread over seven phases in...

GST deadlock continues over dual control, high sea taxes

New Delhi, Jan 4: The deadlock over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) continued on Wednesday with the Centre and states refusing to budge from their respective positions on issues like control of tax payers and taxing high sea trade, a stalemate that threatens to delay the rollout till...

China must hear voice of world on terror: India on Masood Azhar issue

New Delhi , Jan 4 (PTI): In a clear message to China on JeM chief Masood Azhar, whose designation as global terrorist it has been blocking, India today asked Beijing to hear the "voice of the world" in dealing with terrorism. India hoped it would be able to pursuade China...

Google As Much An Indian Company As American: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI, Jan 4 (PTI): Terming Google "as much an Indian company as American", IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said it needs to play a larger role in the domestic market by tailoring its products and working more on cyber security. "Google is as much an Indian as American....

ISRO to launch record 103 satellites at one go in February

TIRUPATI, Jan 4 (PTI): India’s space agency ISRO will launch a record 103 satellites — all but three of them foreign — at one go on a single rocket in the first week of February in what will be a major feat not attempted by any country. As India looks...

Modi’s new year sops to cost govt Rs 3,500 cr annually: SBI

Mumbai, Jan 4 (PTI): The government will have to make an additional budgetary provision to the tune of Rs 3,500 crore to pay for the slew of welfare measures announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poor, pregnant women and farmers on the eve of the New Year,...

EC to take call on parties’ plea to not allow Budget during polls

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI): The Election Commission is examining the representation of various political parties for not allowing the presentation of the Union Budget during the poll process of five states and will take a call on it soon. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said various political parties have...

Sharad Pawar’s Party NCP Calls Anna Hazare An ‘RSS agent’

MUMBAI, Jan 4 (PTI): With Anna Hazare moving the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the alleged "Rs. 25,000 crore sugar cooperative factories scam", the NCP today dubbed the social activist as an "agent of the RSS". NCP spokesman Nawab Malik alleged that Mr Hazare was playing a...

Terrorists have looted 66 weapons, 7000 rounds in Kashmir valley post Burhan Wani’s death

JAMMU, Jan 4 (PTI): As many as 66 weapons, including 17 AK rifles, and over 7,000 rounds of ammunition have been looted by terrorists and mobs in Kashmir Valley after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8 last year which had triggered protests. As per the...

Modi first leader in free world to run an army of trolls: Cong

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI): Faced with an insistent barrage of attacks from Narendra Modi supporters on social media, Congress today accused the Prime Minister of being the "first leader in the free world to run an army of trolls". Party spokesman Ajoy Kumar claimed that the rise of Modi...

Elderly man dies after long hrs of wait in bank line

Nagaon (Assam), Jan 4 (PTI) An elderly person died today while waiting in a queue at the State Bank of India's Dabaka branch, police said. A police official said the person was standing in the queue for almost the whole day to withdraw money from his account. Abdul Maliq, complained of...
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