Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

AAPSU advices political parties to desist from mixing religion & politics

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has criticized the All India Congress Committee and Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju for indulging in verbal duel over conversion and Hindu population issue by embroiling the state of Arunachal Pradesh. In a release, the apex student...

Kayakalp Award to Tawang District Hospital and Ruksin CHC

NEW DELHI, Feb 15: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has conferred the Kayakalp Award to District Hospital Tawang and Community Health Centre (FRU) Ruksin in a function held at Swarn Jayanti Auditorium, Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi on Wednesday. The award is a quality assurance programme...

Ali Aye Ligang celebrated with traditional fervor

Correspondent RUKSIN, Feb 15: The Mising community of Oyan village in East Siang district, and Kemi-Oirmghat and Leku-Jelom villages of bordering Assam on Wednesday celebrated Ali Aye Ligang, the main agriculture-based festival of the Mising tribe with much enthusiasm. The celebrations began with hoisting of the Ligang flag and cultural procession,...

Mishmis celebrate Tamladu festival

TEZU, Feb 15: Tamladu, the main festival of the Mishmi community was celebrated with much gaiety at Tamladu Ground on Tuesday. It is mainly celebrated to propitiate the deities for peace and prosperity of mankind. Art & Culture Minister and chief patron of Cultural and Literary Society of Mishmi (CALSOM),...

Banks asked to provide loan to genuine unemployed beneficiaries

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Tai Kaye has requested all the banks to provide loan to all genuine unemployed beneficiaries, so that they could start any venture to improve their economic condition. The DC was addressing the District Level Review and Advisory Council (DLRAC) meeting of APRB-RSETI held...

REILA begins at RGGP

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic (RGGP) College has begun celebrating the annual games and sports meet REILA (Recreation, Entertainment, Information and Literary Activities), which was declared open by Chief Secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin on Wednesday, in presence of Special Secretary Education Mitali Namchoom and NHPC...

APYB lambasts Rijiju for his ‘declining Hindu population’ statement

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The Arunachal Pradesh Youth Brigade (APYB) has strongly criticized Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju for his recent statement that "Hindu population was decreasing in India as they never convert people, while minorities are flourishing unlike some other countries", and demanded a public...

Discourse bats for core value of Nyokum Yullo

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: 'The core value of Nyokum Yullo should not be compromised and should instead be preserved by every member of the community', the house resolved after an intellectual discourse on "Nyokum Yullo: Change and Continuity", which was held at Dera Natung Government College Itanagar, recently. The discourse was...

Politics of Lower Siang

Gomchi Padu ITANAGAR, Feb 15: “Personally I am never against genuine creation of new districts as it brings in self-governance and the administration nearer.” –Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh The above statement of Chief Minister Pema Khandu was made publicly on two separate occasions at Pakke Kessang and Raga, not...

Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi ends

Indrajit Tingwa BORDUMSA, Feb 15: The mega ethno cultural festival of the Singpho tribe concluded on February 15 at the Singpho Heritage Centre, Bordumsa after performing the Poi-Sat Manau (Valedictory Dance). The annual festival of the Singphos has witnessed a marked development over the years and has been able to meet...

Boulevard of Colours celebrates with Gyan Mission

Naharlagun, Feb 15: 'Got no wings, got no parachute, but I am gonna fly higher', sang K 4 Kekho to the enticed audience. In a time where we are wondering at the direction of our now generation, the attitude of the young musicians was a refreshing act. The organisers...

Budget suggestions

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: Initiative to bring in people's participation in budget 2017 has generated overwhelming response on social media, said a statement from the Chief Minister's Office. The budget, which will be unveiled on March 6 this year, has received constructive suggestions in volumes. Chief Minister Pema Khandu in order...

Bandh call temporarily suspended

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The Lower Siang Bandh Call Committee (LSBCC) has in a release on Wednesday said that it has temporarily suspended the 96 hours bandh call announced by the District Demand Joint Action Committee following the assurance by the Chief Minister to review the issue of permanent headquarters,...

Puroiks seek ST status

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The All Puroik Welfare Society (APWS) sought for immediate recommendation of Puroik Tribe as a separate Schedule Tribe and asked the state government to honour and implement the High Court order, in which the Court directed the state government to implement exclusive reservations for the community,...

Wheelchairs, crutches, hearing aids distributed

KOLORIANG Feb 15: Wheelchairs, crutches, blind sticks and hearing aids were distributed by Parliamentary Secretary for Home, Pani Taram to about 72 persons as part of a daylong diagnostic-cum-free distribution of appliances to persons with disabilities programme conducted at Chera Talo Memorial District Hospital on Wednesday. The programme was sponsored...

APWWS to conduct mass marriage registration

Itanagar, Feb 15: On the occasion of Statehood Day on February 20 next, the Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society, in collaboration with the District Administration,Capital Complex shall conduct two days mass marriage registration and legal awareness under the theme "Empowering Women and Children" at Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar. advocates will...

Tana Muj passes away

LAPTAP, Feb 15: Tana Muj, a centenarian has breathed his last on February13 at his native village Laptap under Toru circle of Papum Pare after prolonged illness. He was about 127 years at the time of his death, according to records maintained by the family. His funeral service was conducted in...

Kena assures to revamp health sector in West Siang

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena assured a team of student leaders from West Siang that he would give top priority to revamp the health sector in West Siang district. Responding to a representation submitted by the team highlighting the myriad of problems faced by General...

State tourism dept in SATTE 2017

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Department is participating in the three days South Asian Tour and Travel Exchange (SATTE) being held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from Wednesday. The SATTE is a business-to-business travel trade show, supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, with an...

Health Sub-centre inaugurated

ANINI, Feb 15: A health sub-centre and a Rehko building funded under the MPLAD were inaugurated by Rajya Sabha Member, Mukut Mithi at Gipulin village on Wednesday. Mithi also announced the extension of the Rehko building, for which DPR would be prepared and placed under MPLAD soon. Earlier, the MP also...

DDCMC meeting held

AALO, Feb 15: A meeting of the District Development Co-ordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) was conducted by the DRDA under the chairmanship of West Siang DC-cum-Member Secretary, DDCMC, Gamli Padu at the DC's conference hall on Wednesday. In his address, Padu stressed on conducting review meeting on time as per...

Two legal aid clinics open at Tezu

TEZU, Feb 15: Continuing his whirlwind tour in various districts in order to strengthen legal services, Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) Member Secretary, Budi Habung, on Wednesday dedicated two legal aid clinics -one at the District Court premises for the general public and the other at Tezu...

Sensitisation workshop on child marriage prevention

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: A daylong sensitisation workshop on prevention of child marriage was conducted by the Arunachal Women Helpline in coordination with Blue Foundation, a voluntary organization at Sopo Village of Papum Pare district recently. The workshop aimed at helping local women and girls to understand their rights and empower...

Oriah festival greetings

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: Governor P B Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu greeted the people of the state, particularly Wancho Community, on the occasion of Oriah festival. The Governor expressed hope that the festival will strengthen the emotional integration, brotherhood and mutual understanding amongst the citizens and also bring prosperity,...

DMO makes correction in figure

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The Kra Daadi DMO clarified that the total number of applicants that appeared in the interview for the post of MTS/MPW was 1237. The figure appeared as 12237 in a news item under the heading "DMO denies allegation" on February 15 due to a mistake typographical error...

Orgs appeal to DC

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: The Rikung Welfare Society and Sangdo Welfare Society, in a joint representation to the East Kameng Deputy Commissioner have appealed not to entertain the demand by United Leil Tara Youth Foundation (ULTYF) to arrest one Singdung Rikung. In their representation, both the organizations apprised the Deputy Commissioner...

Charity show-cum-awareness campaign held

MECHUKA, Feb 15: A charity show-cum-awareness campaign on HIV/AIDS was organized at Mechuka by the All Tagin Students' Union, West Siang district unit on February 14. A large crowd of PRI members, students and public actively participated in the daylong programmee. Apart from making the people aware of HIV/AIDS, its causes...

Union asks BSNL to improve service

ITANAGAR, Feb 15: Irked with constant poor service and frequent call drops, the All Bameng Khenewa & Lada Students' Union (ABKLSU) asked the BNSL authority to improve its service at ADC headquarter in East Kameng district. In a representation, the ABKLSU alleged that the BSNL service at Bameng is...

Medical camp at remote Lamsa

KOHIMA, Feb 15: the Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles provided medical aid and relief to Lamsa, one of the remotest villages of Tirap district. A total of 68 people attended the medical camp consisting of 26 males, 18 females and 24 children. The patients were provided free medicines and medical...

Don’t increase post

(I) Dear Editor, This is with reference to the letter "don't increase post" published in the readers' forum of your esteemed daily. If the information of the number of A.E civil posts having been increased to 45 as against the original advertised 34 posts for the current recruitment just before the...
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