Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

BJP trying to convert AP into Hindu state: APCC

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has alleged Narendra Modi led BJP government of trying to convert Arunachal Pradesh into a Hindu state. The rich tradition and culture of the indigenous tribe of Arunachal Pradesh are at stake under BJP rule, it said. The APCC also alleged BJP...

Fire devastates Rubber plantations in Ruksin

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Feb 10: Several hectares of Rubber plantations at Lingka village under Ruksin subdivision in East Siang district were totally destroyed reportedly by wild fire recently. Three fire tenders from Pasighat and one from Jonai (Assam) were pressed into service to bring the fire under control, which was spreading...

PPA demands resignation of Pema, Mein and Sona

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) has sought the resignation of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Parliamentary Secretary Pasang Dorjee Sona to pave way for fair investigation into allegations leveled against them by former Chief Minister Late Kalikho Pul in his diary...

Consensus reached on creation of new district with Miao as HQ

Pisi Zauing NAMPHAI-I, Feb 10: After eight hours long marathon deliberation in a public meeting held at Namphai-I on Thursday pertaining to creation of new district, it was unanimously decided to bifurcate Changlang district and create a new district comprising six administrative circles of Bordumsa, Diyun, Kharsang, Namphai, Miao and...

NES demands early creation of Rupung and Khamle (Kamla) dists

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: A team of Nyishi Elite Society (NES) led by its President Bengia Tolum on Thursday called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu and submitted its long-pending four-point demands, which included creation of Rupung and Khamle (Kamla) districts, construction of Itanagar-Seijosa and Palin-Tali roads with Kumey bridge and...

Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo Celebration begins

JORAM, Feb 10: Motor rally from Itanagar to Joram was organized as a run up to the Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo Celebration 2017 on Friday. A good number of cars as well as members of Arunachal Bullet Club participated in the rally which was flagged off from Begi Lapang in...

Pema assures APCSOA

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today assured the Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Officers' Association (APCSOA) that he would look into their problems and sort out their grievances. Khandu also informed that proposal for a separate IAS cadre for Arunachal Pradesh has been placed with the Prime Minister of...

Take utmost care while drafting cabinet note: DCM

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein on Friday inaugurated the day long training programme of Senior Officers on Cabinet Notes in the Office of the Chief Secretary at Civil Secretariat. DCM called upon the officers to take utmost care while drafting cabinet note citing that the basis...

32 patients regain eyesight

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Altogether thirty-two eye patient got back their vision in a two days eye screening cum surgery camp conducted by the RK Mission Hospital Itanagar at Shergaon and Rupa in West Kameng district on February 7 and 8 last. The eye surgeries were conducted at Rupa Community Health...

NE women convention unanimous on strengthening Women Commissions

IMPHAL, Feb 10: The need to strengthen state women commissions in respective North East states made headway in the discussions at the North East Women Consultation, a two-day convention of women representatives from North Eastern states. Policy framework of the government for political participation of women of the North Eastern...

VC calls for quality teacher education

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Rajiv Gandhi University Vice Chancellor, Prof. T. Mibang has urged upon all the education institutions to work seriously to provide quality teacher education specifically school Internship programmes for quality education in schools. Prof Mibang said this at the one-day workshop-cum-orientation on School Internship of B.Ed. Programme organized...

8 children detected with congenital heart disease

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: An echocardiography camp was conducted for children of age 0-18 years to confirm congenital heart diseases among children at Tomo Riba State Hospital Naharlagun on Friday. Of the total 37 children screened, eight were detected with congenital heart disease and they were referred to Manipal Hospital for...

ALSDSU reiterates demand

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The All Lower Subansiri District Students' Union (ALSDSU) has reiterated its demand for maintenance and immediate execution of Trans Arunachal Highway from Potin to Bopi. In its representation to the DC, it appealed for proper monitoring of the project so that the desired target can be reached. Urging...

Union demands Likabali as temporary headquarters

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: While welcoming the GoAP's decision to create the Lower Siang district, the Galo Students' Union (GSU) on Friday strongly urged the Chief Minister and the local MLA -cum- Minster for Health & Family Welfare, Jomde Kena to honor the assurances given to the Galo Welfare Society...

Team of vets rushed to FMD hit areas

ZIRO, Feb 10: A team of vets and para-vets along with required medicines has been rushed to Kebi, Depo, Chulyu, Amgi and Takam Pasa and Ziro-II areas of Lower Subansiri district to contain the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) in mithuns and other livestock following the report...

Orientation programme for Smart City Volunteers

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 10: An orientation programme of the capital youths under the aegis of 'Smart City Volunteer' for door to door and online campaign for citizen feedback for smart city proposal of Itanagar was held at Itanagar Municipal Council Building here on Friday. 38 boys and 12 girls, attended...

District Level Implementation Committee meeting on MOVCD-NER

ZIRO, Feb 10: A District Level Implementation Committee meeting on Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region (MOVCD-NER) was held in the office chamber of the Deputy Director, Agriculture, here on Friday. According to the MoU signed by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh with organic production and certification...

IYA expresses displeasure over slow pace of work

Correspondent ROING, Feb 10: The Ithumro Youth Association (IYA) of Hunli-Desali Block, have expressed great displeasure over the overtly slow paced work of the BRO on the Hunli-Desali-Metengliang-Hayuliang road under its Indo-China border road programme. According to the IYA, 20 kms of the 3531.66 lacs project was supposed to be completed...

RGGP conducts field visit for final year students of EEE

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic College (RGGPC), Itanagar has conducted field visit for the final year students of Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE). The students visited Teesta-V Hydroelectric Plant under National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC) at Singtam in East Sikkim on Thursday. The...

Farm mela conducted at NERIST

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The department of Agricultural Engineering under North East Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) conducted Farm Technology Awareness-cum-Demonstration Mela on Friday at its campus. The event was sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) through All India Coordinated Research Project on Ergonomics and...

Defence Pension Adalat held

KOHIMA, Feb 10: The 145th Defence Pension Adalat to educate the Ex-Servicemen of North East region on pension policies and to rectify anomalies was held for the first time in Dimapur under the aegis of Spear Corps. Out of the 148 anomalies came up in the adalat, 109 cases were...

Forest conservation and environmental awareness prog

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Public were sensitized on the importance of protection, preservation and conservation of environment, forests and wildlife during an awareness camp organized recently at Khapla village in East Kameng district by All East Kameng Environment Protection & Development Committee (AEKEPDC). Explaining the impacts and consequences of environmental pollution...

NABARD launches Farmers’ Club in Roing

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: A farmers' club, namely Rayang Farmers' Club in Rayang village, Roing in Lower Dibang Valley was officially launched by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) campus at Balek on Friday. The Club has been promoted by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Balek...

NDD launched in East Kameng and Papum Pare

Itanagar, Feb 10: East Kameng Deputy Commissioner Rajeev Takuk launched another round of National De-worming Day (NDD) under National Health Mission by administering an Albendozale tablet to a child here at GMS Pacha, Seppa on Friday. The programme is being conducted in every circle of the district by the District...

Employable skill development training

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is organizing a week's short-term employable skill development training program from February 14 at Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Polytechnic, Itanagar. Training will be imparted to 100 candidates for various jobs like electrician, plumber, computer operator, driver-cum-mechanic during the week-long programme to...

Do not deprive students: AAPACSU

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The All Arunachal Pradesh Anti-Corruption Students' Union (AAPACSU) has requested the state government not to deprive students of their stipends and scholarships claiming that many rightful students were deprived of their stipend/scholarship amount. It has written to the chief minister in this regard.

Awareness prog on ‘Energy conservation building code’ concludes

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: A two-day long awareness workshop-cum-training programme on 'Energy conservation building code' jointly conducted by the APEDA and Global Evolutionary Energy Design (GEED) at Roing concluded on Wednesday last. Lower Dibang Valley DC, Deepak Shinde who inaugurated the programme advised the trainees to avail maximum benefit from the...

FIR lodged against police officer

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Alleging that one police officer in the rank of Inspector has managed to get her appointment by submitting fake graduation certificate, one Kipa Hipik in complaint lodged at Banderdewa Police Station has appealed for early registration of the FIR and conduct inquiry. The complainant alleged that the...

Legendary singers to be honoured

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: Renowned singers Moge Doji, Jomnya Siram and late Marto Kamdak will be honored with "Galo Centurion Melodies Award" during the first Galo singing legends felicitation cum artistes' meet--2017 7 scheduled to be held on March 4 at Aalo in West Siang district. The main objective of the...

Merger to BJP

ITANAGAR, Feb 10: The ZPM of Thembang Block and Anchal Chairpersons of Thembang and Dirang Blocks along with other Panchayat leaders and members have merged into BJP from Congress (INC) party.
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