Daily Archives: February 4, 2017

PPA launches attack on CM Pema Khandu

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: The People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) has launched a blistering attack on Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his family, alleging them of indulging in corrupt practises. Drawing the attention of newly appointed Governor P B Acharya in this regard, the party alleged that Khandu was the main...

OIL urged to resume oil operations in the state

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein urged upon the officials of Oil India Limited (OIL) to resume oil operations in the state, and also to explore areas from where oil and natural gases can be extracted in the state. He said this in a meeting with the officials...

GoS constituted to translate CM’s vision for Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has constituted a Group of Secretaries (GOS) on six different themes to translate his vision for Arunachal into reality. The Chief Minister sought ideas and suggestions from the GoS on "Good Governance- Challenges and opportunities in Arunachal Pradesh," "Arunachal as the organic hub...

RGU signs MoU with NCRI for deeper cooperation

RONO HILLS, Feb 3: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Council of Rural Institutes (NCRI) for deeper linkages and cooperation in promoting resilient rural India through curriculum accreditation, curriculum design, development and promotion for higher education programmes in the valedictory function of the...

Taga calls for timely completion of development projects

PANGIN, Feb 3: Power, Textiles and Industries Minister Tamiyo Taga on Friday exhorted government officers of Siang district to ensure timely completion of all pending projects in the district. Addressing a consultative meeting with the Deputy Commissioner and officers of heads of offices in the district on Friday, Taga urged...

NDRF & DDMA launch two week familiarization exercise

SEPPA, Feb 3: With the objective to educate people about disaster preparedness and to strengthen disaster response at the grassroot level, the District Disaster Management Authority, in collaboration with 12th Bn of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday launched two-week long familiarization exercise in East Kameng district at...

IFCSAP team calls on Governor

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: Members of the Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP), led by its Secretary General, Bai Taba called on Governor P B Acharya at the Raj Bhawan here on Thursday last to discuss various issues like establishment of schools for economically backward sections of...

Governor meets judicial officers

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: Arunachal Pradesh Governor P B Acharya met judicial officers, including, Sessions Judge, J Chai, CJM, H Kashyap, JMFC, M Kamsi and APSLSA Member Secretary, Budi Habung at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday last and advised them to visit the jails regularly to provide free legal aid...

RGU semester exam results out

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: The Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) has declared the results of BA, BCom and BSc first, third and fifth semester examinations held in December 2016, according to a university notification. The results are available in the university website www.rgu.ac.in.

ASF calls for upgrading ILP system

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: The Arunachal Students' Federation (ASF) has called for upgrading the existing Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in the state with Swipe Identity Card (SIC), with E-Aadhar card authentication system and two-direction checking in the entry check gates. In its representation to the state chief secretary, it claimed...

Kaso inspects CC road construction

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: Local MLA cum Parliamentary Secretary Techi Kaso inspected the under-construction CC pavement roads in Chimpu, VKV, Sangri Happa, Dokioso, Sanglo Putung, Lower Putung, Police Colony, Economic Statistic Colony areas within Itanagar Township on Friday. Interacting with the locals, Kaso assured to take up a few abandoned roads...

Rebia pledges to give equal importance to party and development work

DOIMUKH, Feb 3: Urban Development Minister Nabam Rebia has said that he will give equal importance to both development and party work. Speaking during a function organized by the Papum Pare district unit of BJP on Thursday at Doimukh, Rebia said he would work hard for faster development of the...

KVK conducts training prog for school students

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: Lower Subansiri district Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) organized two different training programmes on 'Kitchen Gardening' and 'Vermi-composting Technology' for rural students of Don Bosco School, Yachuli at the school premises on Thursday. The objective of the programme was to create interest among rural youths in Agri-Horticulture activities. While...

East Kameng holds DTFI meet

SEPPA, Feb 3: During the District Task Force Immunization (DTFI) meeting of East Kameng district on Friday, DRCHO Dr K Lapung in his power point presentation reviewed the status of Mission Indradhanush Phase 4 and highlighted that the immunization status till December 2016 was at 41 percent. He informed that...

LDBSU seeks APST bus service for Longding district

LONGDING, Feb 3: The Longding District Border Students' Union (LDBSU) has sought APST bus service for Longding, saying that the district does not have APST bus service till now. In its release, the union said that in absence of the bus service, people have to walk quite a distance...

Anganwadi centres receive essential materials

TEZU, Feb 3: In a bid to refurbish and facilitate the Anganwadi centres of Lohit district lying in a state of disrepair, essential materials like water filters, cupboards, trunks, whiteboards, mats, tables, chairs and books were distributed on need basis to three centres from Tezu, Sunpura and Wakro circle...

Parliamentary Secretary inspects agriculture farm

AALO, Feb 3: Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, T Jamoh inspected Government Agriculture Seed Farm, Jomlo under Rumgong subdivision of Siang district on Friday. Accompanied by Deputy Director Agriculture and ADOs of Pangin, the Parliamentary Secretary took note of the grievances and problems faced by farm staff and assured to look...

Swachhta Pakhwada progs organized

ITANAGAR, Feb 3: The Directorate of Field Publicity, Nampong unit orga-nized Swachhta Pakhwada programmes in various areas of Nampong from January 16 to 31 last. During the programme, awareness on cleanliness was created among the people. They were advised to keep their houses as well as surrounding and public places...

Take more initiatives

A unique initiative has been launched by Longding Deputy Commissioner Himanshu Gupta. The young IAS officer has tasked all the heads of the department to adopt a government school, located within their work jurisdiction. This has been done to improve the condition of schools. Though it is just in...

Voters’ Day

  Punjab, Goa get rolling   By Insaf Punjab and Goa have set the electoral ball rolling today. With the high pitched campaign coming to an end on Thursday last, it is now the turn of the voter to make his final choice. The ruling parties have to face the challenge of anti-incumbency...

Aadhar fees

Dear Editor, Through your esteem daily, I would like to draw the kind attention of the concern authorities that illegal Aadhar enrolment is continuing at Ziro Lower Subansiri District, located near Pine Ridge Complex Hapoli (Ziro). They are charging @Rs.300/- per enrollment which is illegal as Aadhaar enrollment is free of...

Regressive policy of reservations

Dear Editor, The fact remains that nothing has been more regressive for India than its policy of reservations. This policy is nothing but a means of reverse discrimination. Often an individual belonging to "backward" class supersedes his "privileged" counterpart in the sphere of education or service, despite having an inferior...

Funds being used without following laid down norms

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, we the denizen of Nyapin circle would like to draw kind attention towards the misappropriation of govt. allocated fund by the Add. Deputy Commissioner, Nyapin under Kurung Kumey district. The government allocates huge amount of funds to every districts every year, especially...

Zebra crossing for pedestrians

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily, I would like to share few things about the Zebra crossing. First of all, I would like to thank the authorities for the Zebra Crossings in the capital complex. But, there is a dilemma. Drivers never slow their vehicle near Zebra crossing so people are not...

Pak acting under US pressure ag’st JuD chief Saeed

New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) Pakistan is now acting under pressure against JuD chief Hafiz Saeed after the US threatened it with sanctions and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind should be arrested and prosecuted as his detention is "meaningless", BJP MP R K Singh today said. "Pakistan is definitely...

Over 6 Lakh People Win Rs. 97.07 Crore Under Digital Payment Scheme

NEW DELHI, Feb 3 (PTI): Over 6.26 lakh people have been awarded a total of Rs. 97.07 crore in the last 35 days under the Niti Aayog's schemes to promote digital payments. Among those lucky winners 5.55 lakh consumers have won prize of Rs. 1,000 under the Lucky Grahak Yojana...

Tobacco farmers disappointed by hike in excise on cigarettes

New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI): The livelihood of tobacco farmers has been dealt a blow by the crackdown of the government on cigarettes and tobacco products, which increased tax on the items in the Budget while ignoring their plight, according to FAIFA. The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA),...

Punjab Elections 2017: AAP To Deploy 15,000 Volunteers With Spy Cameras

CHANDIGARH, Feb 3 (PTI): Aap Aadmi Party (AAP), which is eyeing to wrest power in Punjab, will deploy 15,000 volunteers equipped with spy cameras outside the polling stations in the state tomorrow to keep a "close watch on distribution of liquor or cash to lure voters". AAP's national Convenor and...

Over 6 Lakh People Win Rs. 97.07 Crore Under Digital Payment Scheme

NEW DELHI, Feb 3 (PTI): Over 6.26 lakh people have been awarded a total of Rs. 97.07 crore in the last 35 days under the Niti Aayog's schemes to promote digital payments. Among those lucky winners 5.55 lakh consumers have won prize of Rs. 1,000 under the Lucky Grahak Yojana...

28 jute mills closed in India in FY16: Govt

New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) As many as 28 jute mills have shut down during 2015-16, as against 18 in the previous fiscal, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. Of the 28 private and public sector jute mills that closed, 17 were in West Bengal (up from 10 in...
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