Daily Archives: February 3, 2017

APCC rejects allegations, flays Pema

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today criticised Chief Minister Pema Khandu for making a statement against the Congress party in a public meeting at Tawang. Khandu yesterday during a public meeting at Tawang accused the Congress of having high command culture and weak policies. The APCC while...

HoDs adopt schools in Longding district

LONGDING, Feb 2: With the initiative of Longding Deputy Commissioner, Himanshu Gupta, each of the heads of government departments of Longding district have adopted a government school, located within their work jurisdiction. This is aimed at improving the conditions of schools in the district which have the lowest literacy rate...

Teacher allegedly assaulted by army personnel

Staff Reporter LONGDING, Feb 2: One Ngamtai Wangsu, an assistant teacher currently working at Government Primary School, Longsom village under Longding district has been allegedly beaten up by army personnel of the 4th Sikh Regiment. According to reports, on Tuesday last, Wangsu was returning home at around 7.15 PM from Bimlapur,...

Governor asks institutes to focus on job-oriented subjects

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Suggesting that the institutes need to focus on job-oriented subjects, entrepreneurship, and avenues and resources- related professions, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya said that pass-out students should be job providers and not merely job seekers. He was interacting with the representatives of Rajiv Gandhi University...

RGU all set to celebrate its 34th foundation day

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: On February 4, the Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), located at the picturesque Rono Hills will celebrate its 34th foundation day. The university, converted into a central university in 2007, took its first baby steps with three departments, and has now emerged as one of the leading institutions...

Committee submits report on APCMUHIS

ITANANAGAR, Feb 2: The committee constituted to study the functioning of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister's Universal Health Insurance Scheme (APCMUHIS) and recommend modifications for better and comprehensive coverage, submitted its report on Thursday afternoon. The report was received by Health Minister Jomde Kena, in presence of Government Spokesperson P D...

Govt considering CoSAAP demand

Staff Reporter ITANANAGAR, Feb 2: There is growing speculation that the Government of Arunachal is considering the demand of the Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) to enhance the retirement age from 58 to 60 years. According to sources, the Cabinet is expected to take up CoSAAP's demand...

Orientation programme on Gandhi’s life and philosophy

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: A two-day orientation programme of MLAs on the 'Life and Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi' began at Nokmey Namati Hall of the Legislative Assembly Secretariat, Naharlagun on Thursday. The programme is being jointly organized by the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, New Delhi and Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. While...

APPSC to get more staffers

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today approved the creation of 10 new posts for the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. A week earlier, the Chief Minister met Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Chairman Tajom Taloh, who had requested the state government for additional human resource to strengthen the...

AR apprehends NSCN (R) worker

JAIRAMPUR, Feb 2: The Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Dao Division has apprehended one Kamsing Ngemu, who is an alleged over ground worker of the NSCN (R). He was arrested from Miao town. According to an Assam Rifles release, Ngemu was impersonating as SS Captain Jimmy of...

Late Peeju’s parents seek fulfillment of Govt. assurances

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Father of late Tarh Peeju, Tarh Kama has expressed disappointment over the state government's non-responsive attitude in fulfilling its assurance to name a bridge after Peeju, which was proposed to be built over the Pachin River near Jullang Village. While addressing media persons at the Arunachal Press...

CM holds review meeting with army on land acquisition

TAWANG, Feb 2: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday held a review meeting with Brigadier S S Dahiya of the 40 Brigade, Deputy Commissioner Sang Phuntsok, Zilla Parishad Chairperson Jambey Tsering, forest officials and locals to speed up land acquisition for all lands under occupation of the Indian Army...

Taku assures to discuss land demarcation issue

SEPPA, Feb 2: MLA-cum-Parliamentary Secretary for Tax & Excise, Tapuk Taku has said that he would soon discuss the issue of land demarcation of Donigaon village and Seppa Headquarters with the Seppa District Administration. He also assured to upgrade Government Middle Elementary School, Pachi to a secondary school in response...

KKYF FC lifts Lt Rotom Tama Memorial Football Trophy

Staff Reporter RAGA, Feb 2: Kapu Kabak Youth Foundation Football Club (KKYFFC) edged past Raga Football Club (RFC) to lift the Late Rotom Tama Memorial Football Trophy in a thrilling penalty shoot-out of 5-3, played here at Yada Ground, Raga today. As part of the Boori Boot Yullo Golden Jubilee Celebration-2017,...

Jeli accorded rousing welcome

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Singing sensation of Arunachal Pradesh, Jeli Kayi Tamin was accorded a rousing reception by his support group, fans and various organizations on his return from Mumbai after making it to the top 10 of Indian Idol, Season 9, at Naharlagun Helipad on Wednesday. Members of Jeli Kayi...

Legume seed production training for extension functionaries concludes

PASIGHAT, Feb 2: A 10- day training on quality seed production for legume crops for the extension functionaries of the line department, KVKs and NGOs, concluded at the College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, on Thursday. Organized by the Department of Plant Breeding and Natural Resource Management and...

Maga Nana crowned Miss Boori Boot Yullo

From a Correspondent RAGA, Feb 2: Maga Nana has been crowned the beauty pageant winner of the Miss Boori Boot Yullo Golden Jubilee-2017, held on the inaugural day of the festival. Beating 19 beauty contestants, Nana walked away with a Hyundai EON car, along with the title. Choti Mugli was adjudged...

Roing fire department gets new equipment

Correspondent ROING, Feb 2: The Roing Fire Department is enthralled over the arrival of the new fire truck and other fire-fighting equipment, including breathing apparatus and sand bag, among other items which were not available earlier. "We have been using the fire trucks and equipments from 20 years back. The...

RGU field study at Ledum

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: The Department of Anthropology, Rajiv Gandhi University has successfully completed an 18 days ethnographic field work at Ledum Village in East Siang district. The field study, which began on January 16 last, was conducted as a part of the academic curriculum, and had 22 MA anthropology second...

AAPSU to celebrate 50th year of its existence

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Informing that it is going to celebrate the 50th year of its existence this year, the All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has appealed to everyone not to give any kind of donation and contribution to unauthorized persons other than the appointed members.

Empower IMC: Governor

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya said that the Itanagar Municipal Council should be strengthened by delegating more subjects, including water supply, house tax, town beautification and primary schools with funds, functions and functionaries. He said this during a meeting with an IMC delegation. The Governor also...

Union appeals for fair recruitment process

ITANAGAR, Feb 2: In a memorandum submitted to the Kra Daadi Deputy Commissioner on Thursday, the All Kra Daadi District Students' Union (AKDDSU) has appealed to him to ensure that the recruitment process for the post of 17 teachers, as advertised in the local dailies against the district is...

Appeal for financial assistance

PALIN, Feb 2: The All Arunachal Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers Association (AASSATA), Kra Daadi unit has appealed to the state government to provide financial assistance to two of its terminally-ill members. The two teachers are Assistant Teacher of Government Residential School Dokio Longpo in Palin, Takam Tamang and Assistant Teacher...

Please introspect

Dear Editor, Through your esteem daily, I would like to request the esteemed members of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service commission to introspect the matter of recruitment for AAO advertised recently. The criteria framed seem to have deviated from objective of finding an ideal Audit Officer from the Govt's perspectives. Is the...

Tourism video

Dear Editor, Before I begin, I must say my view is subjective and expressed according to how I took the visuals of recent tourism promotional video of our state launched by the Department of Tourism of GoA. The video portrays Arunachal by displaying Buddhist monastery overlooking many tourism circuits in various...

Address farmers agony

Dear Editor, According to National Crime Records Bureau's recent report, 'Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India in 2015' farmer suicides in our country surged from 5,650 in 2014 to 8,007 in 2015 ~ a 42 per cent increase in just one year. This must serve as an eye-opener. It is...

Leadership vacuum

The dynamics of international politics is witnessing a massive change. Two of the world's most powerful countries US and UK is suddenly turning towards protectionism and is withdrawing themselves from role of prominence. Ever since the end of cold war and collapse of Soviet Union, US along with its...

Judges and justice

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would like to point out the acute shortage of judges we are facing today has added a sense of urgency to the issue. It is comprehensible that the respected Chief Justice of India has been waiting for speedy appointment of...
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