Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

Committee picks Hollongi over Karsingsa as site for Green Field Airport

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: A committee constituted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, to carry out the comparative analysis of proposed sites for Green Field Airport at Hollongi and Karsingsa has submitted its report to the ministry and zeroed-in on Hollongi, while dismissing Karsingsa, citing various technical,...

Govt accused of ignoring safety and security of TCL people

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: The Arunachal Naga Students' Federation (ANSF) has accused the state government of ignoring the safety and security of the people of the three insurgency-affected districts of Tirap, Changlang and Longding (TCL). In a release, the ANSF informed that a gun battle between NSCN (K) and the Indian...

Governors and Arunachal Pradesh

The Raj Bhawan is still waiting for a regular Governor after the exit of controversial J P Rajkhowa. There is no denying that the BJP had fulfilled its so called "Congress Mukt" mission and painted the hot seat in Arunachal Pradesh with saffron colour after a yearlong political melodrama, but...

HM advises labourers to rise above tribe, religion, caste & creed

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: Minister of Home, RWD, Labour and Employment cum Chairman Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (APB &OCWWB) Kumar Waii attended the mega awareness camp of registered workers of APB &OCWWB at Abotani Hall, Hapoli on Sunday. Speaking to a hall packed with workers cutting...

Normalcy limping back at Wakka as the dwelling houses were rebuilt. Atleast 54 houses were gutted in a devastating fire in Wakka village in December last. Photo: Nokchop Pansa

Vehicle collision kills school principal

DIRAK, Feb 5: Principal of Government Higher Secondary School Old Mohong, Marshal Megu was killed when his vehicle collided with a tractor on February 5 at around 12.30 PM at Dirak Chariali, Kakopathar. The accident occurred when Megu was on his way from Doomdooma to Mahadevpur, along with SSA Junior...

Railways aims for new heights with train to Tawang at 10,000 feet

GUWAHATI, Feb 5: Aiming to take railway services in the region to new heights, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has planned to bring trains to Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang. Tawang is located at a height of 10,000 feet on the border with China. Survey work for the project will start next...

ATA resolves to launch vigorous democratic movement

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: The Arunachal Teachers' Association (ATA) and its federal bodies have decided to launch rigorous democratic movement unless their grievances are redressed by the state government within the first week of this month. ATA and its federal bodies will wait till the end of first week of February,...

Governor, CM convey Boori Boot Yullo greetings

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: Governor P B Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday extended warm greetings to the people of the state, particularly the Nyishi community on the auspicious occasion of Boori Boot Yullo festival. The festival has entered into glorious 50 years of centralized celebration this year and...

House gutted in fire

DAPORIJO, Feb 5: A house was gutted down and properties worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a fire incident at Hilltop Colony, near the circuit house, here on Saturday. The cause of the fire, which broke out around 4 am, is yet to be ascertained. Fire tenders could not arrive...

Citizen consultation meeting for Smart City Proposal

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 5: Addressing a citizens' consultation meeting on 'Smart City Proposal of Itanagar' here on Sunday, IMC Deputy Chief Councilor Tarh Nachung sought the support of all stakeholders to join in on the mission to make Itanagar a smart city. The 1,50,000 population now has to fill the citizen...

Parl Secy appreciates Power Dept for electrifying Nere village

SEPPA, Feb 5: Attending a public meeting at Nere village on Saturday, RD & PR Parliamentary Secretary, Mama Natung appreciated the Power Department for electrifying Nere without any additional funds. Natung requested the department to extend electrical connectivity at least up to Seba village by the end of March this...

Silver Jubilee Dadam-ja Hoju Kuhwa celebrated

KHONSA, Feb 5: The Noctes of Dadam-ja under Dadam administrative circle celebrated the silver jubilee of Dadam-ja Hoju Kuhwa from February 2 to 4 with great enthusiasm at Kamlesh Joshi Mini Stadium, Dadam. Palin MLA Takam Pario, who attended the festival on the concluding day, urged the people of Dadam-ja...

Kibithoo: Land Bridge to India- China Economic Corridor

Territorial border, which was earlier, treated as a barrier to cross –border development has become significant for cross-border cooperation in the 21st century. It has become a new mode of interaction which entails free trade architecture based on free movement of capital, technology and knowledge etc. Taking a cue...

NSS Saint Claret organizes annual special camp

ZIRO, Feb 5: The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Saint Claret College conducted its first annual special camp for 2017 on Saturday. They organized cleanliness drive cum awareness campaign at Lajibogia, Old Ziro with the objective to inculcate the spirit of voluntary work and sense of cleanliness among students...

DC seeks cooperation of CBOs

DUMPORIJO, Feb 5: Upper Subansiri district Deputy Commissioner A K Singh called upon all community-based organizations to extend cooperation to the district administration and law-enforcing authority for a better and progressive society. Attending the Topo Foundation Day celebration of the Topo clan at Dumporijo on Saturday, the DC said,...

Sports talent hunt

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: The officials from Boys Sports Company (BSC) of Army Ordnance Corps, Secunderabad will be arriving here for two days talent hunt programme in weightlifting on February 24 and 25. The selection trial will be held for boys aged between 10 to 14 years (Class V pass) at...

Reh-Tamladu celebrated at Itanagar

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: The Reh-Tamladu, the festival of the Mishmis of Lohit, Anjaw, Dibang Valley and Lower Dibang valley districts was celebrated in a grand manner here on Sunday. Attending the festival, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein lauded the Mishmis of four districts for preserving their culture and identity in...

KVK Lower Subansiri conducts training programme

ZIRO, Feb 5: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Lower Subansiri conducted a training programme for rural youth at Hong village on Saturday to sensitize the importance of farming and its alternative goal to abolish unemployment. During the programme, Hage Munth, Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) Soil Science spoke about the importance and...

Society mourns death of HGB

DAPORIJO, Feb 5: The Bagang Abu Youth Welfare Society has deeply mourned the demise of Head Gaon Burah (HGB) Kogi Piya on Friday, after a brief illness. Kogi Piya, who also served as the president of Gaon Burah Association of Giba circle, was an expert in customary laws, a good...

Testing days ahead for AIADMK

In an interesting move, AIADMK MLAs on Sunday elected VK Sasikala as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. The longtime companion of J Jayalalithaa who became the party chief after her death - has been elected the chief of AIADMK's legislature party, clearing the decks for her takeover...

New Paradigm Budget

Tight rope walk for FM   By Shivaji Sarkar It is a tight rope walk. Finance Minister Arun Jatiley has the onerous aim of reviving the economy as also to ensure that fiscal deficit remains under control. It is a difficult task to push growth on shoe-string incomes. The expectations are far too...

All we need is motivation and appreciation for hard work

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily, I would like to express my feelings and experience regarding the working environment of Government offices of our beautiful state. As we all know that the most important factor for an effective work force of any organization is to motivate the workers of the...

PPA has lost its glory

Dear Editor, The People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA), which was formed by great visionary leaders of the State, has today lost all its glory, ethics and morality. The party today has been ruined to the extent of being a mere tool in the hands of some undulated heads to ventilate...

Lack of opportunities

Dear Editor, Through the columns of your daily newspaper, I would like to highlight about the plight of graduate unemployed engineers who are running from pillar to post searching for job opportunities. The little windows of opportunities that are available are gobbled up by the sons and daughters of people who...

Dining area in hospitals

Dear Editor, The purpose of health care institution is to provide better service with better health care facilities to the patients. Therefore, a hospital building is constructed in a planned manner. Different buildings for different purposes such as Operation Theater, Blood bank, ICU, Laboratory and patients wards etc are constructed...

India to host Nuclear Security Summit

New Delhi , Feb 5 (PTI): Noting that possible use of weapons of mass destruction and related material by terrorists is no longer a theoretical concern, India will host a key meet on nuclear security here next week which will be attended by delegated from over 100 countries. The MEA...

UN seeks India’s nominee for anti-terror panel

NEW DELHI, Feb 5 (PTI): India has been asked to send the name of its nominee for inclusion in a global team to assist a United Nations committee which decides on banning terror outfits and their leaders. Following the request from the global body, both the Home and Finance ministries...

Air Force Declines RTI Seeking Details Of Rafale Deal, Says It’s Confidential

NEW DELHI, Feb 5 (PTI): Details of the agreement signed between Indian and French authorities regarding the supply of 36 Rafale aircraft cannot be disclosed as they are confidential in nature, the Air Force has said. An Inter-Governmental Agreement was signed between the governments of India and France on September...

Tax dept scans 1-cr accounts under Operation Clean Money

New Delhi, Feb 5 (PTI) In a bid to clamp down on unaccounted money funnelled into bank accounts post demonetisation, the tax department has scrutinised and matched as many as 1-crore accounts and asked 18 lakh people to explain the source of fund. The tax department has run big data...
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com