Daily Archives: February 13, 2017

State finance dept accused of blocking Naharlagun -Borum bridge

Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Feb 12: The state Finance Department is reportedly sitting over a file proposal for construction of steel bridge between Naharlagun Helipad and Borum village. The foundation stone for the said bridge was laid on 2nd January, 2016 last. This bridge is considered a significant project in order to...

State needs to review affordable housing schemes

An affordable home of one's own, be sides food and cloth is the basic need of every individual. Lately, many have cheered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement to provide subsidy on home loans taken by the urban poor. Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), which focuses on the...

CoSAAP threatens to stir non cooperation movement

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Reiterating its charter of demands, the Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) on Sunday threatened to go on a non-cooperation movement from March 20 next, if the state government fails to fulfill its demands. The CoSAAP said that it has been demanding the state...

Likabali declared temporary headquarter of LSD

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Following a massive hue and cry over the headquarter for Lower Siang district, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Sunday issued a statement and disclosed that the state cabinet in a meeting on February 7 last, has taken the decision to make Lower Siang district functional...

Pasighat gears up activities for Smart City race

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Feb 12: After two unsuccessful attempts in the previous Smart City bids, Pasighat has geared up its activities for the Smart City competition for the third time. In order to generate public awareness on Smart City and increase participation in the race through suggestions/proposals, the Pasighat Municipal Council,...

PPA rakes up Mere Vichaar, hydropower, demands Pema’s resignation

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The People's Party of Arunachal has asked the Pema Khandu led government to make public the sealed 60-page note of former Chief Minister Late Kalikho Pul within 48 hours. The party further said that the government must see to it that the officer in charge of...

TAH compensation for Dumporijo to Tai underway

DAPORIJO, Feb 12: Disbursement of compensation for land-affected people of the 66Km stretch of road from Dumporijo to Tai bridge under Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) has begun at Rijo Conference Hall, which is likely to be finished by February 17 next. Reportedly, at least 1850 beneficiaries have been paid compensation till...

Govt to remove barriers in implementation of SLP

DOLLONGMUKH, Feb 12: Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the state government will soon start dialogue with the Centre and Assam Government to remove all barriers in implementation of the Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project (SLP). The Chief Minister, who visited the project site and held a meeting with the...

Meet of the Mountain States organized

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The fourth edition of the Meet of the Mountain States, organized by the Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) was held on Friday at WWF India Secretariat in New Delhi. Inaugurated by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, the meet deliberated on subjects of water security, skill...

379 dogs vaccinated

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: As many as 379 dogs were vaccinated against rabies free of cost at a camp here on Sunday organized by "Lip-Lit & Me"-a pets and animals veterinary clinic, in collaboration with Virbac Animal Health India Private Limited, and Drools. Conducted under the supervision of Dr Marli Ete,...

Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi fest begins

Indrajit Tingwa BORDUMSA, Feb 12: Firing of 33 celebratory gunshots into the air marked the beginning of celebration of the 33rd Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi festival of the Singphos here on Sunday. Later, the Poi Baw Manau (inaugural dance) was performed around the Manau shadungs (the ceremonial pillars) at the Singpho...

Govt accords priority to quality teacher recruitment: Pema

DOLLONGMUKH, Feb 12: Calling teachers as the ones who shape lives of children, Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday said that the state government has given high importance on recruitment of quality teachers, for which the government has decided to bring in qualified aspirants even from outside the state...

Two houses gutted

RIGA, Feb 12: Two houses were completely reduced to ashes in a major fire accident at Riga (Mobuk) village in Siang district on Sunday afternoon. Reportedly, house owners, Taring Taga and Tangir Taga have lost properties worth lakhs and failed to save any household items from the devastating fire. However, sources...

CS takes stock of development activities in West Kameng

BOMDILA, Feb 12: Chief Secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin has asked all the government officers of various departments in West Kameng district to ensure timely implementation of all the development schemes with transparency as per guidelines. She was reviewing the progress of ongoing schemes in a meeting with government officers, including...

PBKIVV organizes Swachha Arunachal-Swasth Arunachal camp

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The Rajyoga Center of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya (PBKIVV) organized a "Swachha Arunachal-Swasth Arunachal" camp cum inter-faith interaction programme in the run-up to the ensuing Maha Shiv Ratri at its centre here on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, senior bureaucrat Huzar Lollen, while lauding activities...

Training for medical-legal aspects

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Series of major training programmes, organized by the Directorate of Medical Education concluded with the two days training on medical-legal aspects for doctors at Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, Naharlagun on Sunday. Professor of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology in AIIMS, New Delhi Dr Millo...

AKDDSU renews demand for DC’s ouster

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Renewing its demand for the ouster of Kra Daadi district Deputy Commissioner Habung Doni over alleged unfair means and irregularities in the recently held MPWS/ MTS interview in Kra Daadi district, the All Kra Daadi District Students' Union (AKDDSU) demanded immediate transfer and replacement of...

RGU awareness camp on drug addiction

Ziro, Feb 12: Lack of proper parenting, use of liquor in every function, non-cooperation from government and male members in fighting against the social evil were some of the root causes of drugs menace. This was revealed during the second phase of awareness programme on drug addiction, especially opium, conducted...

Taking action, getting help for mental health problems

Osunam Pertin Let us be clear about what mental health means. It does not mean staying blissful 24*7 or 7 days a week. No one can remain so. After all, we are all human beings and we will face lots of ups and down in our lives and accordingly feel...

APRBPS raises Hindi graduates’ grievances at national conference

NEW DELHI, Feb 12: Arunachal Pradesh Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Samiti (APRBPS) Chairperson Takam Sonia, representing Arunachal Pradesh at the recently held two days national Hindi conference, hosted by Bhasha Sahodari Hindi in New Delhi, highlighted the grievances faced by Hindi graduates in the state. The APRBPS Chairperson said that although...

Role of Governor under scanner

The role of Governor is once again in spotlight. Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao has been refusing to invite VK Sasikala to form government even though she has staked claim to form government with support of majority AIADMK MLAs. On 5th of this month Chief Minister O Panneerselvam tendered...

A school without facilities

Dear Editor, Through the columns of your esteemed daily, I would like to bring into the notice of the concerned authority regarding the plight of one Govt run Middle school located at press colony Papunala, Naharlagun. The school is at its worst condition with colourless dull walls all over with no...

Congress should be fair and impartial

Dear Editor, To say, that its own leaders are pious and clean and others are corrupt and deceitful is completely wrong and unbecoming a National Party like Congress- instead of demanding an independent and fair probe into the circumstances leading to committing of an unfortunate suicide by Lt. Kalikha Pul....

Cashless economy with caution

Dear Editor, We heard a roar of applause and criticism over the present budget! Yes, it’s the first budget in the time of financial uncertainties and the industrial downturn. Every citizen has been haunted by the dreadful specter of demonetization. More so when the center Government goes all out to...

Restore scholarship and stipend

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily, I would like to state that many students of JNC Pasighat were in awe and total dismay as their names were struck out from the Stipend list. While some struck out names were found in the scholarship notice board, some did not made it...
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