Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

ALGs for civilian use, says govt

Major decisions on recruitment as cabinet meet ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The state Cabinet on Tuesday approved for operation of fixed wing aircraft for passenger service in selected Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs). The Cabinet reviewed the status and directed the Civil Aviation Department to expedite making the ALGs functional for civilian...

The festivals for few

Come winter, the state witnesses numerous state sponsored festivals where local alcoholic brews flow like the flooded rivers in monsoon, rendering many unsteady. The state spends some crores on these festivals- Adventure@Mechukha, Buddha Festival, Tawang Festival, Orange Festival of Music and Adventure, Pangsau Pass Winter Festival, partly funded Ziro Festival...

Workers stage dharna, announce more protests

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: More than 5000 workers from organised and unorganised sectors staged a dharna at Tennis Court, IG Park here on Monday in support of their 13-point charter of demands. The dharna was organized under the banner of Joint Working Committee of Arunachal Pradesh Trade Unions (JWCAPTU). Addressing the workers,...

GoAP urged to maintain Aalo to Bam road under TAH

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 7: Frustrated with inordinate delay in proper execution and maintenance of the road from Bam to Aalo section of Tai to Gabu (a part of Potin-Pangin Road), the Memo Ao Youth Association (MAYA) and Pushi Bango Welfare Society (PBWS) has appealed to the state government to...

Stop NHPC project activities in Tawang: Orgs

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The Save Mon Region Federation (SMRF) and 302 Action Committee have urged the Tawang Deputy Commissioner to issue necessary instruction to the NHPC to stop all activities in Tawang till a solution is found for all the grievances of the local people. While referring to the May...

Illegal structures dismantled

ZIRO, Feb 7: The Lower Subansiri District Administration dismantled illegal RCC structures constructed within the Advance Landing Ground (ALG) of Old Ziro. The drive was carried out on February 3 and 7 by a team of officials, led by ADC Nending Chatung and DLRSO Bharat Lingu, along with the police....

Nyishi community to observe Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo at Joram

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The Nyishi community is going to observe Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo Celebration 2017 at Joram village in Lower Subansiri district. It is believed that centralized Nyokum celebration first started from Joram village way back in 1967. To mark the 50 glorious years of Nyokum, the celebration...

Kingcup Public School wins Wipro Earthian award

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The students of Kingcup Public School, Itanagar has made the state proud by winning the prestigious Wipro Earthian competition held at Bengaluru campus of IT giant Wipro on Saturday last. The Wipro conducts Wipro Earthian contest among school and college students all over the country, with the...

E-cabinet solution to ease cabinet business

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: Chief Minister Pema Khandu appreciated the newly adopted e-cabinet solution implemented by the Department of Information Technology and Communication on Tuesday for Cabinet members of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Using this system, the cabinet members can access cabinet notes before the meeting, and the entire business...

Mission Indradhanush-IV launched in state

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The fourth phase of Mission Indradhanush (MI) was launched across the state to immunize unvaccinated or partially vaccinated children of age below two years as well as pregnant women against seven vaccine-preventable diseases. The diseases being targeted are diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, tuberculosis, measles, Hepatitis B. Vaccines...

Free cataract operation camp

One ophthalmologist for entire Lohit TEZU, Feb 7: At least 46 patients were identified for cataract operation after initial screening of 68 patients in a free cataract operation camp currently underway at General Hospital, Tezu. The camp, organized by the Department of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the...

Training on GST registration conducted

HAWAI, Feb 7: A training programme on Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the traders and shop owners of Anjaw district was conducted at Community Centre, Hawai on Tuesday. Addressing the participants, State Nodal Officer (Narcotics Cell) Oli Koyu, explained on how the cascading effect of multiple taxation at various...

Training on organic production system underway

PASIGHAT, Feb 7: In all, 32 farmers of East Siang district selected by the MOVCD are participating in a three-day long training programme on 'Organic Production System', organized by the Department of Natural Resource Management (Agronomy) of College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, which began on...

Tachung Dupit wins state chess title

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: Seventeen-year-old Tachung Dupit of Upper Subansiri won the State Level FIDE Rating Chess Tournament, which concluded at Siddhartha Hall here on Monday. Dupit earned 8.5 points out of possible 9 in as many rounds to become the champion. He was also the state champion in 2014 and state...

Awareness campaign on cashless transaction begins

SEPPA, Feb 7: The District e-Governance Society, under the supervision of East Kameng Deputy Commissioner Rajeev Takuk on Tuesday launched a series of 'Digital Payment Awareness Camping' programmes at Kameng Hall, DC office. The campaign, which is part of the process to educate people about benefits of cashless transaction, will...

Social Service

Karda Natam DAPORIJO, Feb 7: The youths of Sigin-III, Daporijo conducted a cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at the police station premises and Sigin colony on Saturday last. During the social service, drains were cleaned thoroughly and garbage lying in the roadside was collected and disposed properly. The OC of...

Newly constructed ADC office inaugurated at Seijosa

SEIJOSA, Feb 7: Pakke-Kessang MLA Kameng Dolo, along with East Kameng DC Rajeev Takuk inaugurated the newly constructed ADC Office, staff colony and weekly bazaar haat on Monday at Seijosa. Speaking on the occasion, Dolo exhorted the people to treat any government institution as their own and protect it. He...

Delinquents seek welfare schemes

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: In a representation to Chief Minister Pema Khandu, the All Arunachal Pradesh Delinquent Welfare Association (AAPDWA) demanded that the state government provide reformation schemes, claiming that they have been treated differently by their own people in the society with no chance to reform themselves. The AAPDWA further...

AR organizes cancer awareness prog

CHANGLANG, Feb 7: On the occasion of World Cancer Day on February 4, the 14 Assam Rifles organized a programme to raise awareness among the people on cancer at Simran village. The villagers were explained in detail about cancer, how to prevent, detect and treat it by the Assam Rifles...

Painting competition

DAPORIJO, Feb 7: The second district level painting competition among students of both government and private schools of Upper Subansiri district to promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is being organized by the management of Mell Botom Tourist Lodge, under the guidance of the Chief Minister and in collaboration with District...

ICAR-NRC ready to purchase yak wool from farmers

ITANAGAR, Feb 7: The ICAR-NRC on Yak is ready to purchase yak wool from farmers' doorsteps, besides imparting training to them on garment making by its technology management unit. This was informed to the farmers during a programme on live demonstration of feed block and wool products of yak at...

Dissemination of information on biodiversity

Dear Editor, Serious research publications on various aspects of biodiversity conservation and related issues are restricted to peer-reviewed journals, abstracts, conference proceedings, annual reports, technical bulletins, magazines, newsletters and scientific posters only. Hence, the information on biodiversity conservation and management does not percolate to a vast majority of the population...

In the name of creativity

Dear Editor, It is through your esteemed daily that I would like to share a few opinions regarding some activities being carried out 'in the name of education. As most of us are pretty familiar with the fact that among the students who go to a government school for education are...

For Namdapha district

Dear Editor, I strongly support the creation of Namdapha district. Because it will focus on the development of neglected areas like Miao, Bordumsa-Diyun, Kharsang and Vijoynagar. Our road condition is an example of being neglected. There is no pucca road for Vijoynagar only in announcement there is pucca road. Even...

Districts be created on need based

Chief Minister Pema Khandu during Boori Boot celebration has announced that within this year state government will create another new district named Kamla. The demand for the said district has been going on for the last many years. Therefore the announcement of Chief Minister has excited the people of...
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