Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Patriotism and Satyarthi

Dear Editor, A mere replica of the Nobel Peace prize and its citation, awarded to Kailash Satyarthi, have been stolen from his home. However, even if the original medal, kept in Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum, had met the same fate; there lied no reason to make a hue and cry over...

Maintain certain decency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a swipe at his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday while replying to the motion of thanks on president’s address in the Rajya Sabha. Modi said only Dr Singh knows how to take “shower with a raincoat”. PM made the remark while referring to...

Full Text of Kalikho Pul’s 60-page Secret Note

BY THE WIRE STAFF ON 08/02/2017 A translation of the 60-page Hindi note written by the former chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Kalikho Pul on August 8, 2016, one day before he committed suicide. The first page of Kalikho Pul’s farewell note The Hindi original may be accessed at The Wire‘s Hindi site Mere...

Pul’s Mere Vichaar implicates all

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 8: The contents of the explosive note of former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, 'Mere Vichaar' or 'My Thoughts' finally came out in the open when the Hindi version of the online portal, 'The Wire' made it public on its website on Wednesday morning. The notes are...

‘Mere Vichaar’

(The Wire’s Hindi site, which has obtained a copy of the note – titled ‘Mere Vichaar’ or ‘My Thoughts’ – by Former Chief Minister Late Kalikho Pul published it in its entirety on Wednesday. Due to space constrain, we are not able to reproduce all of it but readers may...

Vested interests depriving mobile connectivity to border areas: Ering

NEW DELHI, Feb 8: Residents of some remote villages of Arunachal Pradesh are being denied mobile connectivity services of state-run telecom provider BSNL for over two years by some "vested interests", an MP from the state has alleged in his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ninong Ering, the Congress...

Tadar Taniang Hall, Dorjee Khandu Annexe unveiled

Skill development of youth for employment : CM ITANAGAR, Feb 8: Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the Tadar Taniang Hall and unveiled the foundation slab of late Dorjee Khandu Annexe at the Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC) on Wednesday. The Chief Minister appreciated late Tadar Taniang as a visionary man...

Meet on Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disability

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: The Arunachal Pradesh Parents Association for Disabled (APPAD) Children is going to host the Regional Parents Meet 2017 concerning the Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disability (PWIDD) for the first time in the state. It will be organized in collaboration with PARIVAAR (The National Federation of...

Potin-Ziro-Bopi on TAH track

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 8: Finally there is some hope for the long pending Potin-Ziro-Bopi stretch of Trans Arunachal Highway (TAH) project. A meeting was held on Tuesday at Delhi to push forward this stalled project. The officials of Ministry of Road, Transport and Highway have reportedly agreed to process...

Parents of late Tarh Peeju meet CM, seek fulfilment of promise

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: The parents of National Bravery Award winner, late Tarh Peeju met Chief Minister Pema Khandu at his office here on Thursday. Father of 8-year-old late Peeju, Tarh Kama apprised the Chief Minister of the commitment made by the previous government to which the Chief Minister assured that...

Assembly session summoned

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: Arunachal Pradesh Governor P B Acharya has summoned the eleventh (budget) session of the Sixth Legislative Assembly from March 6 to 15, excluding holidays, according to an official release.

Acute water shortage in Barfu Village

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: A survey was conducted at Barfu village in Anjaw district to monitor the prevailing condition of acute shortage of water by KVK Anjaw in collaboration with ICAR RC for NEH Region, Barapani, Meghalaya on Tuesday last. The village is located at an elevation of 1700 m above...

CM seeks report card from his colleagues

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has asked the ministers to work for faster development of the state through innovative methodologies that ensure result-oriented performance of their respective departments. "It is time that we live up to our people's expectations and make this government a truly welfare government, where...

Orgs declares bandh call at Likabali

ITANAGAR, Feb 08: Expressing resentment at Minister Health and Family Welfare Jomde Kena for allegedly failing to fulfil their demand to make designated Likabali as functional headquarter of Lower Siang district, Jigo Yego Students Union(JYSU) and Ramle Bango Students Union(RBSU), Kangku Circle Students Union(KCSU) and various other organisations has...

Anjaw calls for collectives efforts against opium menace

HAWAI, Feb 8: The Anjaw district administration has emphasised on collective and sustained efforts of all the stakeholders for eradication of opium menace from the district and the state as a whole. Taking part in a brain storming meeting held at Hawai on Wednesday to chalk out a road map...

ANSU concerned over lack infrastructure, teachers in schools

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: The All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU) has expressed concern over lack of proper building, shortage of teachers and other facilities in some government schools in Lower and Upper Subansiri districts. A team of ANSU recently visited various schools of the two districts in order to gather first...

Mahabodhi Mega Free Medical Camp 2017 concludes

DIYUN, Feb 8: The Mahabodhi Mega Free Medical Camp 2017, which commenced on Jan 30 concluded on Wednesday. The eight-day free medical camp, inaugurated by Jutta Erika Mattausch from Germany, was organised by Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable Medical Centre Diyun, in collaboration with Department of Health and Family Welfare, Changlang district. Mattausch...

Training for extension functionaries

NAMSAI, Feb 8: Training on various aspects of horticulture, agriculture, fishery science and veterinary science was organized by KVK Lohit under ICAR-NRC on Yak, for the field staffs of ATMA, horticulture, agriculture and veterinary science during a three-day training programme from February 6 to 8 last in Namsai district. SMS,...

KVK Scientific Advisory Committee meeting conducted

DAPORIJO, Feb 8: Upper Subansiri district Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) conducted its 7th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting at the KVK office in Daporijo on Wednesday last, which was attended by 17 committee members along with farmers and farm women of the district. Upper Subansiri DC, AK Singh said that KVK...

New Zilla Parishad Office inaugurated

HAWAI, Feb 8: A newly constructed Anjaw district Zilla Parishad Office was inaugurated on Tuesday last, by 45-Hayuliang MLA, Dasanglu Pul at Hawai, in presence of Anjaw DC, Mamta Riba, Hawai DPDO, B Tawsik, Anjaw ZPC, Heyomai Tawsik, ZPMs , HoDs and PRIs members. In her address, the MLA highlighted...

ANYA demands Pakke-Kessang district

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: The All Nyishi Youth Association (ANYA) hoped that the Chief Minister would pay attention to the demand of creating of Pakke-Kessang district. Stating that Kamla district, which was recently announced, had been long pending demand of ANYA and people of the concerned area, the association expressed confidence...

DIPRO clarifies

AALO, Feb 8: Referring to a news item under heading "Rijiju Inaugurates Golden Jubilee Gate...", which was published on November 21, 2016 in local dailies, including The Arunachal Times, the DIPRO in a release clarified that the actual land donor for establishment of Upper Primary School Nyorak was the...

ATMA conducts training cum demonstration on Agri sectors

PASIGHAT, Feb 8: Initiated by the Siang district Deputy Commissioner Rahul Singh, a day-long capacity building training cum demonstration on "Agri and allied sectors" was conducted at Riew village, under Rebo Perging Circle in Siang district on Monday last. DHO K. Doji spoke on the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and...

Training imparted

DARAK, Feb 08: The Young Mission Adventure Club (YMAC) conducted scientific cultivation training on potatoes, tomatoes, and animal husbandry at Darak in West Siang district recently. The programe was sponsored by NABARD regional office, Itanagar under farmers' club formation and training. Dr. Theja Angami (Horticulture Scientist) and Dr M Baruah( Animal...

Teachers demand salaries

NAMSAI, Feb 8: The All Arunachal Sarva Siksha Abhiyan Teachers' Association (AASSATA) of Namsai unit today demanded that the Education Department release the two months' (December and January) pending salaries of SSA employees, which are reportedly lying in the district account for more than 20 days. Referring to the order...

Youths urged to inculcate moral values

PASIGHAT, Feb 8: The five-day-long intensive training to build capacity and develop leadership qualities of youth organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra concluded at Farmer Training Centre at GTC, Pasighat. DSO Nada Apa and Advocate Borik Tarang, who attended the programme as resource persons, spoke on topics related to moral values...

Ayang donates blood to mark its 1st anniversary

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Feb 08: "AYANG" a voluntary blood donating organization had organized a blood donation camp to mark its 1st anniversary at Bakin Pertin General Hospital here on Tuesday. While lauding the activities of the NGO, Joint Director, Health Service (R & T) said "AYANG" is probably the first organization...

AIP 2017-18 under SBM(G) for East Kameng finalized

SEPPA, Feb 08: District Swachh Bharat Mission Management Committee (DSBMMC) in a meeting on Wednesday finalized the Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) for 2017-18 under SBM (Gramin) in East Kameng district. Deputy Commissioner Rajeev Takuk, who presided over the meeting at Kameng Hall here, appealed to all stakeholders to work in...

DC calls for maintaining transparency in project implementation

PASIGHAT, Feb 8: East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak emphasized on timely implementation of various state and centrally sponsored schemes/ projects maintaining transparency and quality. Taking stock of progress of various projects and schemes in the district in a meeting of the District Level Monitoring Committee, the Deputy Commissioner reiterated...

Suggestions for Chief Minister

Dear Editor, The present Chief Minister of the State is not only one of the youngest ever Chief Ministers of the country but one of the richest as well. But above all, he is better known as the son of illustrious personality Lt. Dorjee Khandu whose tragic end catapulted the...
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