Daily Archives: January 6, 2017

Take extra care to lessen suffering of poor post note ban: Prez

New Delhi, Jan 5: Extra care must be taken to alleviate sufferings of the poor triggered by economic slowdown which has become unavoidable post demonetisation, President Pranab Mukherjee said today. Demonetisation, while immobilising black money and fighting corruption, may lead to "temporary slowdown" of the economy, the President said addressing...

Railway connectivity in the state figure in the proposal placed to Union Finance Minister

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein who is also the Finance Minister attended pre-budget meeting chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at New Delhi on Wednesday last. Mein placed proposals of the Govt of Arunachal Pradesh before the Union Finance Minister to be incorporated in the...

Si Donyi celebration begins in Daporijo

TCS disappointed with CM for skipping festival Karda Natam DAPORIJO, Jan 5: Celebration of Si Donyi Festival of Tagin community began at Daporijo amid great enthusiasm. The festival is celebrated every year by Tagin community for well- being of mankind. On the third day of the festival, Secretary General of Tagin Cultural...

CM launches slew of development projects for Dumporijo

BARIRIJO, Jan 5: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday inaugurated and launched a number of developmental projects to improve road connectivity and provide effective administration in remote Dumporijo constituency. On his way to Baririjo from Maro helipad, Pema launched the 21.51 km Maro-Baririjo PWD road to Riko village constructed under...

PPA ridicules Govt decision to convert CM bungalow into Guest House

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Irked with the state Cabinet decision to convert Chief Minister's Bungalow as State Guest House, People' Party of Arunachal (PPA) on Thursday strongly opposed the move. Lashing out at Pema Khandu government, PPA President Kahfa Bengia termed the decision as whimsical. In a statement Bengia said,...

AAPSU serves 30 days ultimatum to GoAP

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has expressed its unhappiness over the non responsive attitude of the state government on its charter of demands and resolved to serve another reminder to the state government for its redressal at the earliest. Union has served 30 days...

Si Donyi greetings

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, V Shanmuganathan has greeted the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Si Donyi, the most important festival of the Tagin community. The Governor, in his message said that Si Donyi, which showcases the rich cultural heritage of Tagins, plays a...

Teaching faculty cries for salary

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Claiming that teachers working under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan(RMSA) are working without payment since past five months, Arunachal Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers' Association on Thursday appealed the Education Minister to ensure immediate release of pending salary. In a letter to the Education Minister, the association informed...

Mock drill on earthquake preparedness

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: 'E'-Coy 12th Bn NDRF Itanagar conducted a day-long awareness programme on disaster management and mock drill on earthquake preparedness at PWD CD A office here on Thursday. It was aimed at checking the level of preparedness of the staff of the host office and to sensitize...

Poi-Leng festival commences at Namsai

Indrajit Tingwa NAMSAI, Jan 5: The first ever combined Poi-Leng (catafalque) festival commenced here at the Mahabodhi Lord Buddha College (MLBC) premises amidst large gathering of Buddhist monks and devotees from various corners of North East India. The Poi-Leng this time was organised for two venerable monks, Ven. Gyanatisa Mahathera and...

JFA expresses shock over Bihar scribe’s murder

GUWAHATI, Jan 5: Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) expressed shock at the murder of a Bihar based journalist and the mysterious death of a Jharkhand based scribe within 24 hours. The Assam based media rights body reiterated its old demand for a national action plan to safeguard the media persons and...

East Siang DC inaugurates Cleft Lip-Palate & Pediatric surgical camp

PASIGHAT, Jan 5: East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak on Thursday inaugurated a two-day "Cleft Lip-Palate & Pediatric Surgical Camp" under RBSK at General Hospital, Pasighat. Initiated by District Medical Officer (DMO) Dr. M Perme, the camp is organized for the first time in East Siang by the District Health...

Police officer’s house gutted

Correspondent RUKSIN, Jan 5: The house of one Dapi Tapok was gutted and all household properties, including important documents, precious beads, were burnt to ashes in a devastating fire at Niglok village under Ruksin police station last midnight. An electric short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire. According to...

SHE begins

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: A Special Handloom Expo (SHE), 2017 sponsored by Development Commissioner Handloom, Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India and organized by Arunachal Pradesh Handloom Handicrafts Development Society (APHHDS), Department of Textile & Handicrafts, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh began here on Thursday. During its inaugural session, Parliamentary Secretary (Textile...

Villages under Changlang and Namsai selected for ‘OIL Jeevika’ project

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: A total of five villages of Changlang and Namsai districts have been selected for the 'OIL Jeevika' project being implemented by the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) and Oil India Limited, Duliajan recently, to initiate livelihood promotion and cluster development in the region. Earlier, during the launch...

Awareness camp on tea plantation

AALO, Jan 5: In an effort to generate awareness on tea cultivation an awareness camp was organized by the Director of Siro Rijo Tea Garden, Yayum Gangkak at Siro Rijo Tea Garden here recently. The camp is being organized to motivate marginal tea growers to start tea plantation in...

Review meeting held for Parashuram Kund Mela

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Taking cognizance of the upcoming Parashuram Kund Mela on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Lohit Danish Ashraf convened a review meeting at Parashuram Kund on Thursday to take stock of the developmental works done by various departments. The DC inspected the bathing points, police...

Training on ‘integrated farming approach for livelihood and nutritional security’

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: A total of 25 progressive farmers participated in a three-day long capacity building training programme on 'Integrated Farming Approach for Livelihood and Nutritional Security' for fish farmers of East Siang district from Jan 3 to 5. Organized jointly by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) East Siang and College...

Doctors come forward for Wakka fire victims

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Indian Medical Association (IMA) Arunachal state branch, recently organized donation drive for Wakka fire victims. Relief materials such as new blankets, old clothes, salt, school bags, shoes, mosquito nets etc were sent by road on Thursday. The association has expressed shock and grief over the fire accident...

Skill development training for urban local poor

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: A skill development training programme for urban local poor people residing in Itanagar and Naharlagun was launched at NULM training center on Wednesday last. Organized under the banner of Arunachal State Urban Livelihoods Mission (ArSULM), it was organized by training Provider - SynchroServe Global Solutions Pvt....

DC reviews progress of works

ROING, Jan 5: A monthly co-ordination meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Lower Dibang Valley DC, Deepak Shinde here on Thursday, to review progress of works made under various line departments. The meeting was attended by newly joined ADC, Cheshpa Yadav, SP, Sanjay Kr Sain and all HoDs...

Association reiterates demands

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Reiterating its demand, the All Arunachal Pradesh Contractual Employees' Association (AAPCEA) urged the state government to implement 'Equal Pay for Equal Work' policy arguing that contractual workers are being deprived in many ways. The association stated that government has been repeatedly pleaded by them for regularization of...

APCRCC organizes relief camp

ITANAGAR, Jan 5: Arunachal Pradesh Christian Revival Church Council (APCRCC) organized a relief camp for the fire victims at Wakka village in Longding district on January 4 and provided relief items to them. The team was led by Evan. T Rakhow, Vice President (APCRCC) and Dipty Bengia Tadar, President Women...

Avoid violence

The West Bengal politics is taking an ugly turn. For decades violence has marred the intense political rivalry between TMC and Left Parties. Even as people thought that political violence is finally over, again it is cropping up. The headquarters of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Kolkata was attacked...

Treat everyone equally

Dear Editor, Public places and institutions shouldn't not be named after the individuals especially that of politicians. Influential class or commoner, all have ultimately same contribution and value as citizen of the country. It is not justified for certain class to put their personalized names into public assets as a...
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