Daily Archives: February 5, 2017

RGU celebrates 34th Foundation Day

Long term impact of demonetisation is uncertain: Prof Sharma Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Eminent Economist, Professor Atul Sharma has dismissed the demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes and termed it an ill-conceived move, which would affect the economy of the country for the next two years. Delivering the...

CM asks HoDs to conduct DPC meet once every 6 months

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday directed the state chief secretary to issue strict instructions to all the departments to conduct Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meetings once in every six months. In the scenario that the concerned department fails to comply with the directions, the head of...

Victim family seeks govt’s intervention to trace missing body

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 4: A woman identified as Tumbom Bogo, who is reportedly missing from her rented apartment in Naharlagun since January 25 last, is still traceless, while her family claims that she was kidnapped and then murdered. The victim, a divorcee, was currently working as casual staff in the...

Protest against delay in infrastructure development of Siang dist HQs

PANGIN/PASIGHAT, Feb 4: The people of Pangin and its peripheral area, led by Siang District HQ Welfare Committee (SDHQWC-Pangin) organized a peaceful rally in protest against delay in development of infrastructure for Siang district headquarters at Nyobo (Perang-Lampang). Later, the committee submitted a memorandum to the Siang Deputy Commissioner seeking...

CBOs call for Pan Arunachal promotion

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Community Based Organisa-tions (CBOs) of the state, under the banner of Arunachal Indigenous Tribes Forum (AITF) called for promoting Pan Arunachal and communal harmony, besides preserving indigenous culture by documenting ritual chantings of the priests. The various CBOs had attended the CBOs' Night, organised by the...

AAPSU to oppose retirement age enhancement

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) decided to oppose any move of the government for enhancing the retirement age of the state government employees. In a press statement, the apex student body said, "AAPSU will oppose if the state government considers the CoSAAP's demand for enhancing...

Chai assures to address problems of Art and Culture dept

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Minister for Art & Culture Dr Mohesh Chai assured to streamline functioning of district level offices of the Department of Art and Culture. Dr Chai, who attended the coordination meeting of the Department of Art & Culture on Saturday, also assured to take steps to address various...

Arunachalee farmer conferred ‘Krishak Samrat Samman’

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: A progressive farmer from Namthung village under Dirang in West Kameng district made the state proud by winning the 'Krishak Samrat Samman'-one of the top krishi awards of the country-for his innovative farming techniques. Shri Bodumba, son of late Sang Phuntso received the prestigious award from Union...

Climate and soil of Arunachal suitable for sericulture: Scientists

Day-long Reshom Krishi Mela concludes RUKSIN, Feb 4: The scientists working under Central Silk Board (CSB) under the Ministry of Textile, Government of India, have said that the climate and soil conditions of Arunachal Pradesh are very suitable for sericulture. Addressing a daylong 'Reshom Krishi Mela' at Sille Sericulture Farm in...

CM, Dy CM congratulate Arunachal tableau team

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Chief Secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin on Saturday gave a rousing welcome to the team of officials and artistes of the state tableau that bagged the first prize in the Republic Day parade at New...

Donate to schools rather than places of worship: Waii

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Home and RWD minister Kumar Waii today urged the people to donate to schools rather than places of worships in order to mould the future of the children with better facilities. Addressing the 16th Parents' Day at Holy Cross School as chief guest, Waii compared schools to...

IG Park to get massive facelift

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: The lone public recreational park of the state capital Itanagar - Indira Gandhi Park - situated at the heart of the city is all set to witness a massive facelift soon. The department of state Environment and Forests, under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management & Planning Authority...

Mithun Mela concludes

NIRJULI, Feb 4: A technology outreach programme, organized by the Arunachal Mithun and Yak Conservation Mission, under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research for mithun (Gayal) farmers concluded at Mani village under Papum Pare district on Friday last. The two-day long programme, held in collaboration with the National Research Centre...

Ajin-Arum lifts Lt Kabak Mem Memory Men’s Volleyball Trophy

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Ajin-Arum beat Rending-B in three straight sets of 15-2, 15-2 and 15-13 to clinch the Late Kabak Mem Memory Men's Volleyball Trophy, played on Friday at Raga. The tournament was conducted by the Boori-Boot Yullo Golden Jubilee Committee-2017 as part of the celebration, and the trophy was...

CoSAAP justifies its demands

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Justifying its demand for enhancement of retirement age of state government employees, the Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) has urged upon the citizens not to make issues out of any of the demands of the CoSAAP. "There should be no misgivings about CoSAAP's genuine...

State suffered a lot due to political instability: NCP

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: Stating that the people of the state have suffered a lot and development took a back seat due to political instability, the state NCP urged the people, government machineries and political parties to cooperate with the Pema Khandu-led BJP Government in the state. "The people of the...

Jail inmates given legal aid and services

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority, in coordination with the Papum Pare District Legal Services Authority organized a daylong free counseling and legal aid camp for the inmates of District Jail, Jullang here on Saturday. The prisoners were given advice and assistance in matters like bail,...

Swachh Bharat Pakhwada observed

PASIGHAT, Feb 4: Staff of DFP Pasighat and other neighboring people participated in a mass cleanliness drive at the DFP office and colony as well as nearby areas as part of the Swachh Bharat Pakhwada from January 16 to 31 last. DFP Pasighat unit In-charge, Mihir Kumar Jha explained the...

DC calls for effective IPPI plan

PASIGHAT, Feb 4: East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak has asked the District Task Force (DTF) members to ensure 100 percent coverage of children under the immunization drive, and called upon them to ensure that all medical and para-medical staff deployed for the immunization process, attend their duties diligently. Presiding...

AAPSU observes its Martyrs’ Day

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) today observed its Martyrs' Day by offering floral tributes to the portraits of late Kipa Kache, Late Tabom Bam and Late Khoda Dolu in a function held at its headquarters, NEFA Club Building on Saturday. The members observed two minutes...

Meeting on socio-economic grievances held

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: A meeting of the All Bokar Social Welfare Association (ABSWA) was held at Manigong, West Siang district recently. During the meeting, the ABSWA members discussed various issues concerning socio-economic and political grievances of the people of Bokar community in particular, and people of Mechukha Sub-Division in...

Mass cleanliness drive at JN State Museum complex

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: A mass cleanliness drive was conducted by the youths of Ward No.9 under the supervision of its Councilor, Pakyum Tageng in and around Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum complex here on Saturday, as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Director of Research (Museum), Batem Pertin, along with State...

BJP is a party with a difference: Gao

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: State BJP President Tapir Gao stated that BJP is not merely a political party limited only to politics, but a party with a difference, which sees things beyond religious lines. Gao said this during a meeting on Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayay Tour and Awareness Programme, organized by...

Awareness prog on National Pulse Polio Immunization Day

PASIGHAT, Feb 4: Awareness programmes on 'National Pulse Polio Immunization Day' were organized at Berung village and nearby areas of East Siang district on January 27 and 28 last by the Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP). During the programmes, DFP Pasighat FPO, Mihir Kumar Jha explained to the participants about...

Training on medical records conducted

ITANAGAR, Feb 4: The Directorate of Medical Education, Training & Research conducted training on medical records for doctors and medical superintendents at Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Naharlagun. The two-day training programme, which concluded on Saturday, was attended by 38 doctors. The main resource person for the programme...

Messi breaks another record as Barcelona sink Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona, Feb 4: La Liga champions Barcelona stayed on the heels of leaders Real Madrid by coasting to a 3-0 home win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday as Lionel Messi became the club's top scorer from free kicks. Paco Alcacer scored his first league goal since joining from Valencia last...

HIL: UP Wizards and Ranchi Rays play goalless draw

Ranchi, Feb 4: Showcasing exemplary defensive skills, Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Ranchi Rays played out a goalless draw in the fifth edition of the India Hockey India League (HIL), here on Saturday. The first quarter witnessed top-class hockey as both teams matched each other's skill and tempo, neither of them...

Tendulkar bats for women’s cricket

NEW DELHI, Feb 4: India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar said he is excited about the ICC Women's World Cup scheduled later this year as the event has a big role to play in globalising the game. "The inclusion of Thailand in World Cup cricket may be a surprise for some...

Conte hails ‘completely different’ Chelsea after Arsenal win

LONDON, Feb 4: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hailed his transformed team on Saturday, saying they were completely different from the side that lost to the same Arsenal opponents last September. The buoyant Premier League leaders tore Arsenal apart on Saturday, winning 3-1 to expunge memories of their 3-0 drubbing at...

Davis Cup: Paes loses as New Zealand trail India 1-2

PUNE, Feb 4: Leander Paes will have to wait a little longer for owning the world record for most doubles wins in Davis Cup after he and Vishnu Vardhan lost the lone doubles contest in the Group 1 Asia/Oceania first round tie in Pune on Saturday after losing the...
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