Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

Congress seeks ouster of Pema and Mein

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: A day after the contents of the 60-page note of former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul were revealed, the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein to facilitate free and fair investigation into the allegations. However, the...

14 ZPMs desert Congress, Kiren says don’t differentiate between old-new BJP

SEPPA, Feb 9: Saffronization of the state began in a pompous note here at Seppa, headquarters of East Kameng district, when hundreds of Panchayati Raj leaders, mostly Congress, swore allegiance to the saffron party in presence of state BJP President Tapir Gao, Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Union MoS...

Family claims foul play in late Tajik’s death

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 9: Claiming that there was serious foul play in the death of one Tajik Techi Tara, the United Leil Tara Youth Foundation (ULTYF) has questioned the role of the police Investigating Officer (IO) on the case. Reportedly, late Tajik's body was fished out from Kameng River a...

Eight arrested for prostitution

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: At least eight people have been arrested in Tezu for prostitution. Lohit Police DySP (HQ) J K Lego informed that six women and two male customers were arrested by the police on February 7 after they were informed about the illegal flesh trade in a rented...

Beyond barriers: The Nyokum Yullo

Dr Joram Begi Nyokum Yullo has been known to the Nyishis of both Kameng and Subansiri region of Arunachal Pradesh since time immemorial; though it is difficult to ascertain as to whether the festival has ever been celebrated on clan or village level regularly. However, it was in Joram that the...

Man injured seriously in elephant attack

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Feb 9: A 56-year-old man from Mer village under Mebo Sub-Division was attacked by a wild elephant on Wednesday morning. The man who was seriously injured was rushed to Bakin Pertin General Hospital, Pasighat last night. His condition is stated to be critical. The incident occurred at around 10...

School girl rescued

WALONG, Feb 9: A young girl of Class 8 of Walong Government Middle School, Yomchu Meyor was rescued by Tokbe Meyor, a member of the School Management Committee. Young Yomchu was caught mid river in the mighty Lohit River and was rescued after a grueling rescue effort that lasted for...

Authorities urged to make Likabali functional hqtrs

LIKABALI, Feb 9: In a meeting of various organizations, senior citizens, PRI members, GBs and youths of Likabali area, held recently under the chairmanship of Likabali Anchal Chairperson, Henken Dini, regarding establishment of a functional headquarters and permanent headquarters for Lower Siang district, the members unanimously decided to urge...

MLA Moyong calls for cordial Assam-Arunachal relation

Correspondent RUKSIN, Feb 9: Pasighat East MLA, Kaling Moyong has exhorted the people of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh to maintain their age-old relation for peaceful co-existence. Attending the concluding programme of the 56th Bodo Sahitya Sabha that concluded at Simenchapori (Assam) on Tuesday, Moyong said that the people of Arunachal were...

Bage dedicates new suspension bridge

Karda Natam DAPORIJO, Feb 9: A new suspension bridge at Nasi village was inaugurated by Dumporijo MLA Paknga Bage on Thursday over Subansiri River. Funded under the SPA 2015-16, the bridge will connect Rading and Nasi villages, and is expected to help villagers, especially head-load carriers to transport horticulture and agriculture...

DC holds review meeting

ROING, Feb 9: A monthly coordination meeting was held on Thursday, under the chair of Lower Dibang Valley Deputy Commissioner Deepak Shinde to review the progress of works made under various line departments. Speaking during the meeting, the DC instructed all line departments for proper monitoring of all undergoing works...

National seminar on border communities of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: A two days national seminar on the topic 'Border Communities of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh: A Historical Perspective' is being organized by the Department of History, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) at the university campus. In her keynote address, eminent scholar Professor Shiela Bora highlighted the colonial policies and...

Pasighat tightens belt for third round of smart city race

PASIGHAT, Feb 9: Pasighat is gearing up with renewed vigour for the third round of Smart City race. In order to rectify and improve the deficiencies for the success in the third round of Smart City, the administration is holding meetings and discussions in regular interval. Meanwhile, addressing a stakeholders'...

West Kameng DYC denounces demonetization

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: The West Kameng District Youth Congress (DYC) organized a public meeting against demonetization on Tuesday. Addressing the gathering, former MLA cum APCC vice president and in-charge APYC, R T Khunjuju denounced the demonetization saying that it was totally an unplanned decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Arunachal Pradesh...

ALWS felicitates eminent personalities

SEPPA, Feb 9: Apart from felicitating eminent personalities, cultural and sports competitions were organized with a three-day programme to mark the second annual general conference cum meet of the All Liyak Welfare Society (ALWS) at Upper Liyak village of East Kameng district recently. State level volleyball player Ali Liyak, first...

Training for nurses

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 9: One day state level workshop for developing social behavior change, communication strategy for staff nurses was conducted at training hall of the National Health Mission office on Thursday. Terming communication as the most important aspect, Nodal Officer Training, Dr T Taku exhorted the participants to bring qualitative...

Land encroachment prohibited

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: The Capital Complex Circle Officer-cum-Executive Magistrate has issued an order vide no. DC/ICC/JUD-46/2016 dated Itanagar the 13 April, 2016, prohibiting any construction or occupation of forest land in Nyijik Model village, Jame Jate till the matter is amicable resolved among concerned parties. The order came following a...

Death mourned

NAMSAI, Feb 9: The officers and staff of the Department of Education have deeply condoled the demise of former Principal of Government Higher Secondary School, Old Mohong, Namsai district, Marshal Megu, who died in a tragic accident at Kakopathar in Assam on February 5 last. They further prayed to the...

ACS seeks appointment of regular director

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: The Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) has written to the state Chief Secretary appealing for appointment of regular director in the Department of Higher and Technical Education. The ACS claimed that the department has not followed the existing RR policy for the last four years and that present...

Emerging issues of transforming rural communities towards inclusive sanitation

Ajay Tripathy Defecation appears like a taboo subject in conservative society. Like sex and menstruation, many community residents still feel awkward to discuss about open-defecation. Hence, sanitation cannot simply be an issue of demand and supply in rural areas. Maybe India would be able to achieve the quantitative targets of...

Yoga training camp

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 9: A 20-day 'Yoga Teacher Training' camp was inaugurated by Minister for Animal Husbandry veterinary and Dairy Development, Dr Mohesh chai on Thursday at Seva Dham, Lekhi village. The training camp, organized by Seva Bharati, in collaboration with Yoga Vidya Gurukul of Nasik, Maharashtra, has 34 students from...

KVK organizes training on cold water fish

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: The three days training programme on 'Cold Water Fish Culture: An Innovative Approach for Sustainable Development in Hill Area of Anjaw District' was held from February 6 to 8. The programme, which saw the participation of around 25 farmers, was sponsored by NFDB, Hyderabad and conducted by...

Health Sub Centre inaugurated

WALONG, Feb 9: A new health sub-centre was inaugurated on Thursday at Sarti village under Walong Circle by Hayuliang MLA Dasanglu Pul, in the presence of Deputy Commissioner Mamata Riba, DMO Dr K Perme, ZPC H Tawsik, HoDs, PRI members and villagers. Organized by the District Health Society, Anjaw, the...

Maintain true essence of traditional customs & culture: Taga

KAYING, Feb 9: Addressing a huge gathering on the occasion of Donggin festival at Kaying on February 2 last, Minister for Power, Industries, Textile & Handicraft, Tamiyo Taga has urged all to maintain the true essence of traditional customs and culture while celebrating local festivals. Asking the people to cooperate...

Med team sought to contain FMD

ZIRO, Feb 9: Claiming that the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Diseases (FMD) has resulted in the death of a large number of mithuns and other cattle at Kebi, Depo, Chulyu, Amgi, Takam Pasa and Ziro-ll areas of Lower Subansiri district, the All Lower Subansiri District Volunteer Front (ALSDVF)...

SUGCS submits memo to Ngandam

ITANAGAR, Feb 9: The Students' Union of Government College Seppa (SUGCS) in a memorandum appealed to Education Minister Honchun Ngandam to immediately look into the problems being faced by the college since long. Apart from infrastructure problem, Government College, Seppa has been facing acute shortage of subject teachers and clerical...

Enhance wages

Dear Editor, The State govt should enhance the wages of casuals ALCs, contingency and other contract workers who work under AP govt from existing rate to 15000-18000/ per month atleast and implement 75% reservation for those who are already engaged in every dept. Theese employees do not get any types...

Grievances of an unemployed youth

Dear Editor, Through your esteem daily, I would like to convey my grievances regarding recent publication of walk-in-interview for recruitment in Krishi Vigyan Kendra, under the department of Agriculture, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, published on Jan 20. As you know Arunachal Pradesh is still behind rest of India in term...
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