Daily Archives: January 11, 2017

Arunachal inks MoU with NDDB to start ‘White Revolution’

AHMEDABAD, Jan 10: Arunachal Pradesh is all set to kick-start a 'White Revolution' in collaboration with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) based at Anand, Gujarat. After a meeting with NDDB officials at Anand, about 100 km from Ahmedabad, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked on Tuesday by Arunachal...

APFA all set to kick-start AIFF’s Grassroots Prog

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 10: Arunachal Pradesh Football Association (APFA) is all set to undertake All India Football Federation's (AIFF) ambitious Grassroots Programme throughout Arunachal Pradesh in phase-wise manner from March next. The first phase of the programme will be launched in Capital Complex under the guidance of AIFF's Grassroots Programme...

Paklu Taipodia wins Eastern India Miss Fitness-2017 title

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: Female bodybuilder and fitness athlete Paklu Taipodia of Arunachal Pradesh once again brought laurel to the state by winning the Eastern India Miss Fitness-2017 title at Nagaon, Assam on Sunday last. Competing at 7th Eastern India Bodybuilding Championship, the weightlifter turned bodybuilder Taipodia outshined the participants of...

‘Philanthropic will needed for TAH to materialize’

ZIRO, Jan 10: Commissioner GA/DA and Education, Hage Kojeen said that a philanthropic will is required from the denizens of Lower Subansiri district for Trans Arunachal Highway (TAH) to see the light of the day. He was speaking in the meeting of HoDs convened at the conference Hall of...

NAAM Foundation to build school in Arunachal

THANE, Jan 10: The NAAM Foundation, established by actors Nana Patekar and Makrand Anaspure has decided to extend its activities to other states, including Arunachal Pradesh, and will be building schools there for children of defence personnel killed in action. "The foundation will build schools for children of the jawans...

‘Withheld tender process of PMGSY schemes’

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: The Arunachal Pradesh Democracy & Anti-Corruption Peoples' Forum (ADACPF) has demanded for withholding tender process of PMGSY sanctioned schemes of 2016-17 and preparation of revise estimate thereof. In its representation submitted to the Chief Engineer, RWD, PMGSY CEO, ARRDA RWD, it claimed that the estimates of PMGSY...

Ringu clinches silver in National School Games

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: Ringu Tara of Govt. Higher Secondary School, Polo Colony became the first boxer from the state to win a silver medal in National School Games. Ringu, son of Ringu Kanu of Kurung Kumey district, presently residing at Karsingsa, achieved the feat in the recently held 62nd National...

Meeting on celebration of National Voters’ Day

ROING, Jan 10: A district consultative committee meeting of various HoDs/EROs/AEROs/admin officers/ principals/NGOs/BLOs was convened at the Anchal Samity Hall here on Tuesday, to discuss various issues relating to celebration of National Voters' Day (NVD) on Jan 25 next. Speaking on the occasion, ADC, Chesta Yadav informed that various programme...

PMSMA launched

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner, Tai Kaye, who also is the Chairman of District Health Society, on Monday last, launched the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) at Tomo Riba Institute of Hospital and Medical Science (TRIHMS), Naharlagun. The PMSMA is a new initiative of the Narendra Modi...

NYP training PwSAs in 21 states

Set up traditional emporium: Swamiji ITANAGAR, Jan 10: RKM Hospital secretary Swami Vishweshananda Maharaj on Tuesday exhorted National Youth Project (NYP) to continue skilling people with special abilities (PwSAs) to make them worthy citizens of India. Secretary RKMH advocated opening an emporium to showcase and sale the indigenous traditional dresses and...

IMC suspends parking charges

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: The collection of vehicle parking charges in all notified areas within the jurisdiction of Itanagar Municipal Council has been suspended w.e.f. January 1, 2017. "No parking fees shall be collected by any agencies in the name of IMC till further order," Chief Municipal Executive Officer Itanagar Municipal...

Sarok greetings

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, V Shanmuganathan has greeted the people of the state on the festive occasion of Sarok. He expressed hope that the festivity will usher in peace and harmony for all and good harvest in the year ahead. 'On this joyous occasion, I join my Aka...

Stalemate between ITW and govt continues

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: The stalemate between Itanagar Traffic Wardens (ITW) and the authority continues as the indefinite 'whistle down' strike entered day two on Tuesday. So far the authority did not react on the current agitation. In a statement ITW stated, "Despite giving six years of dedicated service, we...

T20 Christmas Trophy begins

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: The Nirjuli Cricket Club won the opening match of the 6th Running T20 Christmas Trophy organized by Ganga Youth Club here on Monday last. The team defeated Police Colony Cricket Club by 32 runs. The tournament was earlier inaugurated by Parliamentary Secretary, Techi Kaso and social worker Taro...

Wildlife cartooning workshop organized

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: Over 50 students from in and around Tippi-Bhalukpong area participated in a day long wildlife cartooning workshop at Nature Interpretation Centre, Tippi Wildlife Range organized by Pakke Tiger Reserve on Monday last. Aimed at nurturing creativity as well as raising their awareness about wildlife, noted wildlife cartoonist...

Compulsory use of GPS in schemes execution stressed

YINGKIONG, Jan 10: The Upper Siang Deputy Commissioner, Remo Kamki has called for compulsory use of GPS in execution of the schemes to avoid duplicity of works. He was addressing a District Level Monitoring Committee Meeting convened under his chairmanship at the DC's Conference Hall here on Monday last. Kamki further...

Handicrafts expo begins

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: A Handicrafts Expo-2017 organized by Arunachal Pradesh Handloom & Handicraft Development Society began at C-sector here on Tuesday. Speaking during its inaugural session, Assistant Director (Handicrafts), Rajib Saikia hoped that such expo will provide good platform for upcoming entrepreneurs/artisans of the state to showcase their products. Designer from...

Capacity building camp begins

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: A three-day long 9th Capacity Building Camp organized for schools established and being run by the RK Mossang Memorial Society, began at the Setong Sena outdoor stadium in Jairampur on Monday last. MLA, Laisam Simai who earlier, inaugurated the camp also released a souvenir published by the...

Social worker no more

ITANAGAR, Jan 10: The All Kra Daadi District Students Union (AKDDSU) has deeply mourned the demise of social worker Byabang Gyani of Radang Village under Kra Daadi district. Late Byabang Gyani is survived by three sons and a daughter. In a release, AKDDSU president, Gora Rikam remembered Late Gyani as a...

Laudable initiative

As per report the Arunachal Pradesh stall in the vibrant Gujarat summit is drawing massive crowd. Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself visited the stall and appreciated it. Arunachal has put up stall with the theme of Organic -Agri, Horticulture, Heritage, Textile and Culture. The state government also signed a...

Poll Eve Politics

Lessons from split up   By S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Assembly elections are to take place in five States Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh – between 11 February and 8 March. Coming in the beginning of the second half of BJP rule at the Centre, and soon after...

Leaders stay in the heart of public

Dear Editor, Every parent loves their children but not every grown up child loves back their parent. But when they do, that's a very beautiful phenomenon. It's very consoling to learn that the new state govt. has recently, formally acknowledged the works and contributions of late Bakin Pertin towards the...

Development should be inclusive

Dear Editor, This is in response to a letter published on dated 10th of Jan, 2017, by Mr. Marli Kamki, where he so eloquently discussed the prospective gains from building dams in Arunachal such as creation of jobs, generation of revenue, infrastructure developments among others. The fallacy in his paper...

Publicity stunt ?

Dear Editor, This is with regards to a letter titled “The mystery behind the Arunachal CM Bungalow” by one Rajkumar Jhanjhari which was published in your daily. Let me be brutally honest at the very outset, the letter written by Rajkumar was nothing but a way to promote vastu thing...

Govt strongly committed to continuing economic reforms: PM Modi

Gandhinagar , Jan 10 (PTI): Strongly committing to continuing economic reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday promised to bring a paradigm shift in polity and economy by providing corruption-free regime and easing processes to make India the easiest place to do business. Addressing the biannual Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit,...

Cash Deals Worth Rs. 25,000 Crore Move To Digital Mode, Says SBI Survey

NEW DELHI, Jan 10 (PTI): Post notes-ban, cash-based transactions worth Rs. 25,000 crore have moved to the digital mode, says a survey. The Economic Research Department of State Bank of India carried out the survey from December 30, 2016 to January 3, 2017 so as to understand the nuances of...

Nearly 4 Lakh Crores Of Black Money Placed In Banks After Notes Ban: Report

NEW DELHI, Jan 10 (PTI): As it analyses bank deposits post-demonetisation, the government has found that an estimated Rs. 3-4 lakh crore of tax-evaded income could have been deposited during 50-day window provided to get rid of scrapped high value Rs. 500/1000 notes. A senior official said Income Tax Department...

India receives $130 bn FDI in two-and-a-half years: PM

Gandhinagar, Jan 10 (PTI) With the government taking steps to improve business climate, total FDI inflows in the last two-and-a-half years have touched USD 130 billion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. Modi, while addressing investors at the Vibrant Gujarat summit here, also said that Make in India initiative...

World’s Largest LED Street Light Replacement Project Launched

NEW DELHI, Jan 10 (PTI): Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday launched the "world's largest" LED street light replacement project completed by SDMC in south Delhi wherein two lakh conventional street lights have been replaced with energy efficient LEDs. The minister also launched the second phase of the project...

Second Kalvari Class Submarine Khanderi To Be Launched On January 12

MUMBAI, Jan 10 (PTI): Khanderi, the second Kalvari class submarine, will be launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai on January 12. Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre will preside over the function to initiate the launch of Khanderi (Yard 11876). The launch will start a...
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