Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Poppy, Ganja plantations destroyed

ROING, Jan 31: Lower Dibang Valley district administration has destroyed 28 plots of opium and 1 plot of marijuana plantations illegally grown at Anpum area under Dambuk circle on January 27 and 28. More than 40 persons, who were divided into two groups under Magistrate on duty Olom Panggeng, CO...

Mankota: a silent village by the Yangsang Chu

Mankota is a beautiful, self sufficient village between Tuting and Singa in Upper Siang near the Indo-China border. No one seems to know the actual distance from Tuting. Its three hours by Tata Sumo, five hours by Mahindra tractor and nine hours by foot. We took the easiest way out...

New format for CMRF

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: The state government has streamlined the process and disbursement of grants from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF). As per the notification, the ex-gratia payment presently done from the District Administration (DA) department and Home department has been subsumed with CMRF. Henceforth, the ex-gratia payment to victims of...

Trade Unions seeks Govt attention, threatens stir

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 31: The Joint Working Committee of Arunachal Pradesh Trade Unions (JWCAPTU) has appealed to the state government to address the long pending demands of the state's workers which include enhancement of wages of contingency/casual workers from existing to Rs.18,000 per month as per national floor level,...

Tourism has a trickle down effect on socio-economic dev.: Acharya

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Tourism not only increases the inflow of the visitors, both foreign and domestic but also has a trickle down effect on the socio-economic development of the State, said Governor P.B. Acharya. He was addressing the huge gathering at the Arunachal Tourism Award 2017 function at Indira...

‘Ride to Light’ cycling expedition team arrives in Anini

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: ‘Ride to Light’ cycling expedition team, which was flagged off at Tezu on January 26, has arrived at Anini in Dibang Valley district on Tuesday. The team passed through Roing, 47 kilo, Kebabonli, Hunli 17 Mile, Aloya, Agui before reaching Anini covering a distance of around 300...

Drinking water for all by 2020: Felix

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Addressing a coordination meeting of his department, the Public Health and Engineering Department Minister Bamang Felix on Tuesday said that his vision is to provide treated drinking water for all by 2020 and make Arunachal Pradesh an open defecation free state by 2018. If the things...

APSERC seeks dissemination of info

ROING, Jan 31: Arunachal Pradesh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (APSERC) Chairman has sought the co-operation of Lower Dibang Valley District Administration and all line Departments in disseminating information on rights and duties of consumers. APSERC Chairman R.P Singh informed that regulatory body has been established to ensure rights of...

Tawang deserves Medical and Engg. College: Chief Secretary

TAWANG, Jan 31: The Chief Secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin said that Tawang deserves a medical and engineering college. "Efforts are on for a couple of medical and engineering colleges in the state and Tawang should also be equipped with an engineering and medical college," said the Chief Secretary here on...

‘Awareness necessary for better implementation of immunization progs.’

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: UNICEF Consultant of Social Behavior Change Communication, Routine Immunization, Bijay Dungdung emphasized the need to create more awareness at grassroots level for better implementation of routine immunization programmes. Consultant Dungdung said this during a recent meeting with the Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS) in Itanagar. Highlighting the...

Engineer seeks better bilateral ties

GOHPUR, (Assam) Jan 31: Engineer Ratu Techi has advocated for more cultural exchange programme which would strengthen the bilateral ties among Nyishi and Ahoms. He said this on Tuesday while attending the 3rd Me-dam Me-Phi celebration of Ahom community here at Techi Yashi Gamini ground in Garaimari village under Tetonbari...

Sparsh Leprosy Awareness campaign

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: District level Sparsh Leprosy Awareness campaign was launched by Deputy Commissioner Kemo Lollen at the conference hall of General Hospital, Ziro on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that there have been no cases of leprosy in Lower Subansiri in the recent decade, but the program...

ICAR-NRC on Yak imparts training on Integrated Farming

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: ICAR-National Research Centre on Yak in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dirang conducted a three-days training cum demonstration programme on integrated farming system under the Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) for tribal farmers at Panchavati village under Thembang Circle of Dirang from January 29 to 31. The training...

Charity Show in aid of S&G unit

Karyir Riba ROING, 31 Jan: More than 150 Scouts and Guides, along with 15 unit leaders, participated in a Charity Show organised by the District Association Bharat Scouts and Guides Lower Dibang Valley District (BSGLDVD), headed by DTO (S) LDV Somit Mena, at the Government Higher Secondary School Roing Auditorium...

FFA and AAF team calls on Rijiju

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: A team of Film Federation of Arunachal (FFA) and Arunachal Artist Forum (AAF) on Tuesday called on union Minister for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Doordarshan Director General Supriya Sahu at New Delhi and submitted a three-point memorandum. The FFA and AAF team led by public relation...

RGU Foundation Day

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills is all set to observe its 34th Foundation Day on Feb 4 at the university auditorium situated at the picturesque Rono Hills campus. Eminent economist and former Vice-Chancellor of the University Professor Atul Sarma will deliver the Foundation Day Lecture on...

Reh greetings

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Governor P B Acharya has greeted the people of the state on the festive occasion of Reh, one of the most important festivals of the Idu Mishmi Tribe and expressed the hope that the festivity will invoke the blessings of Divine Mother 'Nani Intaya' for peace,...

DCCs dissolved

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president has dissolved the District Congress Committees (DCCs) of Tawang and Upper Siang with immediate effect.

IPPI prog launched in LDV

ROING, Jan 31: The first round of the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization programme, organised by the National Health Mission headed by DRCHO Dr Raju Mena, was launched by local MLA Mutchu Mithi here on January 29 at District Hospital here. Dr Mena informed that the main objective of the programme...

Heema gets new machine

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: The Volusion S-8 core HD live, (3D, 4D) Ultrasound machine was inaugurated by MD NRHM Dr. P.N. Thungon at Heema Hospital on Monday. It is believed to be first machine of its kind in Arunachal Pradesh. Present on the occasion was CMD Heema Hospital Dr. B Rana,...

Industries Minister calls on Governor

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Minister for Industries, Textile & Handicrafts Tamiyo Taga on Tuesday called on Governor PB Acharya at Raj Bhavan and discussed on various issues related to his department. The Governor advised the minister to harness the tribal expertise in the sector. He also suggested various schemes and programmes...

APB&OCWWB organize series of health camps

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: More than 400 people benefitted from series of Medical Health Camps conducted at various places recently by Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Constructions Building Workers Welfare Board (APB&OCWWB). The health camps covered Bordumsa, Nampong, South Changlang, Kheti, Khela village, Khonsa and Deomali under Tirap district, Longding...

Governor meets association members

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Representatives of Itanagar Market Welfare Association led by its President Yumlam Achung met on Governor PB Acharya at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. Earlier during the day, members of Itanagar Auto rickshaw Welfare Association had also met with the Governor. Interacting with them, the Governor advised the...

ASUS demands early renovation of Arunachal Bhawan

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Arunachal Students' Union Shillong (ASUS) has drawn attention of the state government towards poor condition of the Arunachal Bhawan and Circuit House in Shillong, which need immediate maintenance/renovation. In a press release, ASUS informed that former minister Kalikho Pul had assured renovation of the Bhawan and released...

Appeal for relief fund

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: The Naharlagun Commercial Building Owners Welfare Association (NCBOWA) has requested for fund for the Jan 23 fire victims at Damsite, Naharlagun. The association members on Tuesday visited the site.

12-hr Chakka Bandh

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: Pushi Bango Welfare Society (PBWS), Memo Ao Youth Association (MAYA) along with Pushi Bango Students Union (PBSU) has declared 12 hours 'Chakka Bandh' as first phase of its series of democratic movement against poor, slow and improper execution of Tai to Gabu Road under Trans Arunachal...

Tobacco, liquor banned

YINGKIONG, Jan 31: The WWS, Gette village under Yingkiong circle unit banned use of tobacco and its products, liquor, fishing, hunting and washing of vehicles in the rivers and streams and collection of firewood and leaves within the village jurisdiction. DIPRO

Union appeals for financial help

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: All Kra Daadi District Students Union (AKDDSU) has appealed to all HoDs, businessmen, teaching staff, Panchayat leaders of Kra Daadi district and the State Govt. to extended financial support to ailing teacher Takam Tamang, who has been suffering from chronic renal problem. Tamang, presently serving as Assistant...

Relief to fire victims

AALO, Jan 31: Galo Welfare Society, West Siang unit distributed Rs. 70,000 to the fire victims of Ngomdir (Rs. 35,000), Hu-Moli (Rs. 13,000), Gour Hill (Rs. 18,000) and Dari village (Rs. 4,000). The fund was generated after donation drives which was carried out within Aalo Township. Various other NGOs, clan based...

Training for Sakhi & Saheli

ITANAGAR, Jan 31: In all, 50 adolescent girls participated in one-day training for Sakhi and Saheli under Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG)-SABLA at the conference Hall of PWD IB, Balijan on Monday conducted by Balijan ICDS. EAC Loyi, OC B. Krong, MO Dr Taw Mala, and...
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