Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

Electrification of 478 villages under central scheme

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: 478 villages have been identified as on-grid villages for which Rs 199 crore has been sanctioned by the centre for electrification under Deen Dayal Upadhaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUJY). For the off-grid villages, the centre has sanctioned Rs 151 crores for electrification. This was divulged during a...

Tuki lodges complaint against alleged deed agreement

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has lodged a complaint at the Itanagar Police Station on Wednesday against "false and fabricated deed" credited to him. There has been an allegation circulated on social networking sites that former CM sold the post of Chief Ministership of Arunachal Pradesh at...

Siang hit by 48 hours bandh

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Mar 1: The Siang District HQ Welfare Committee (SDHQWC), Pangin which has been demanding for immediate establishment of infrastructures and construction of mini secretariat at Nyobo (Perang - Lampang), the new district HQ of Siang District launched a 48 hours Chakka bandh on Monday which paralyzed the...

Make ALG operational for civilian aircraft :AYA

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: The Apatani Youth Association (AYA) has appealed to Chief Minister, Pema Khandu to initiate early steps to ensure that the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) at Ziro is made operational for civilian aircraft soon. A team of AYA members led by its President, Taku Chatung had on Wednesday,...

Road resurfacing work completed

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: The resurfacing work of Tezu (TCP)-Lohitpur-Shivajinagar-Tezu was completed by the 48 Border Roads Task Force during financial year 2015-16 and improvement of the stretch of road from Km 15.440 to Km 23.962 has been completed during Feb this year. The 23.962 Km-long Tezu (TCP)-Lohitpur-Shivajinagar-Tezu, is an important...

NSCN(K) cadre killed in encounter

KOHIMA, Mar 01: An NSCN(K) cadre was killed during an encounter with security forces on February 27 at Tirap district, said Defence Press Information Bureau. The Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles under DAO division laid a trap at 6.30 pm on February 27 following reports that a group of cadres...

GOS prepares vision document

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Chief Minister Pema Khandu held a review meeting of the Group of Secretaries (GOS). Chief Minister had constituted the Group of Secretaries in six different themes-Good Governance, horticulture, Tourism, Employment Generation and Skill Development, health and Education and Land. The main objective was to make a vision document...

Arunachalee photographer wins award

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Hali Welly from Arunachal has won the Best Fashion Photographer Award during the just concluded first edition of North East Style Awards held at Shilpagram, Guwahati. The award function initiated by The North East Style Magazine and powered by GEP-GEMS and News 18 is conceptualized to...

Protest against attacks on RSS

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Hundreds of people subscribing to nationalistic ideology belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayemsevak Sangh participated in a peaceful protest march organized under the aegis of the Arunachal Jagaran Manch against the killings of several social and political workers in Kerala from IG Park to...

Advocacy on minimum standards of clinical establishment

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: One day advocacy meeting on Minimum Standards of Clinical Establishments and Reorientation Training of CEA staff was held in Naharlagun on Feb 27. The aim of the meeting was to impart knowledge about Minimum Standards of all categories of Clinical Establishments (CEs) to all DMOs cum DRAs,...

Assembly Standing Committees constituted

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: State Legislative Assembly Speaker constituted 12 Assembly Standing Committees for a period of one year with effect from Feb 28 last. The six-member 12 committees headed by a chairman each are; Rules Committee, General Purposes Committee and Business Advisory Committee headed by Speaker TN Thongdok; Privilege Committee...

Procure quality products: Principal Secretary

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: The Principal Secretary to Government of Arunachal Pradesh has directed all the state government departments to ensure purchase of only quality products in all government procurements. Presiding over the meeting of the State Level Committee on Standardization and Quality Control Systems here recently, the Principal Secretary suggested...

PPA Youth Council members join BJP

ITANAGAR, Mar 01: Shifting of loyalty from one party to another by members of various political parties continues in the state. In latest development, as many as 126 members of PPA Youth Council have joined in BJP, claimed state BJP in a release. Prominent among them were President of PPA Youth...

Peaceful dharna

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: The Lower Siang District Bandh Call Committee has decided to stage a peaceful dharna on March 4 next, at Tennis Court of Indira Gandhi Park, to protest against non-posting of DC and SP at Likabali for early establishment of Lower Siang district. The committee, which has been...

EKSWCO anguished at defamation of Seppa based school

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: The East Kameng Social Welfare and Cultural Organisation (EKSWCO) has expressed anguish over misuse of social media like Facebook and Whatsapp to defame a Seppa based school. In a release EKSWCO stated that a photograph of Teenage Dream Mission School, Seppa has been allegedly photoshopped by...

Mutchu distributes dustbins to Mayu GP

Karyir Riba ROING, Mar 1: Eighteen dustbins were distributed to Adarsh (model) Mayu GP by local MLA Mutchu Mithi at a simple programme organized at Kera Ati Rehko here on Tuesday. The dustbins were sponsored by Navayuga under its Corporate Social Responsibility programme and installed at different locations under Mayu GP. Addressing...

Pregnant women urged to avail benefit under PMSMA

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Senior Medical Officer of the East Kameng District Hospital, Dr S K Suman has called upon the pregnant women to enroll their names in health centers to avail the facilities provided under Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), a new central Govt scheme launched on June...

DC takes measures to make Pasighat a better place to live in

PASIGHAT, Mar 1: East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak has initiated several measures to make Pasighat a better place to live in. The Deputy Commissioner, who convened a meeting to review law and order situation and various other issues related to the district, said that the administration has issued several...

WASE gets recognition

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Mar 1: Women Against Social Evils (WASE) which was formed to fight against atrocities against women, child abuse, drug and IMFL menace has been recognized by the Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yulo Celebration Committee-2017 at Joram, Lower Subansiri district on Feb 23 for their outstanding social works. WASE President,...

182nd birth anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna observed

AALO, Mar 1: Hundreds of devotees and students observed the 182nd birthday of Sri Ramakrishna at Ramakrishna Mission here on Feb 28 last. On the occasion, prayers, Vedic chanting and devotional songs were performed by the Sadhus and Brahmacharis of the Mission along with staff and students. RK Mission Secretary,...

Smart City essay and paining competition results announced

ITANAGAR, Mar 01: The results of painting and essay competitions conducted among the students on topic "Smart City - Itanagar" were announced. Hage Yasum of Good Shepherd, Nahalragun bagged the first prize in the essay competition. Kiran Kumari of VKV, Nirjuli and Ruby Potom of DPS, Itanagar bagged the second...

Nari Admin conducts training for GBs

PASIGHAT, Mar 01: Nari administration conducted one day Intensive training-cum-meeting for Gaon Buras (GB) on February 28, wherein 71 GBs from Nari, Koyu, New-Seren and Kora circle attended. Nari ADC Bani Lego highlighted the historical background and evolution of Gaon Bura system and their role of GBs. The ADC urged...

Director Riba retires

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Director of Women and Child Development Department RT Riba on Tuesday attained service superannuation. To mark the occasion, a programme was organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Child Development Project Officers' Welfare Association (APCDPOWA) at Golden Jubilee Banquet Hall, Itanagar. Officers from various projects and headquarter came to...

Society urged to shun polygamy

ITANAGAR, Mar 1: Former Tali ZPM, Tarang Tagru Taniu strongly discouraged the practice of polygamy and urged the members of the society to shun such evil practice during the third foundation day celebration of Taniu Khu Welfare Society (TKWS) held at Dree Ground, Papu Nallah on Tuesday last. Earlier, TKWS...

Induction Training for MPW concludes

PASIGHAT, Mar 1: Three days Induction Training for newly appointed 42 Multi Purpose Workers (MPWs) of Upper Siang, Siang and East Siang districts concluded here on Wednesday. DVBDCO Dr. T. Riso and DVBDCs Jummo Rina and Linjir Chisi imparted training as resource persons on vector borne diseases. DIPRO

DA bans carom

ITANAGAR, March 1: District administration has banned carom in Pasighat. Informing about the initiative of the district administration, Town Magistrate, John Modi said that non compliance of the order will invite legal action besides confiscation of the items.

Trader’s death mourned

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 01: The business community here downed their shutters on Wednesday at the initiative of Arunachal Chamber of Commerce & Industries to mourn the sudden and untimely demise of prominent trader Ashok Chakraborty. Chakraborty, who had suffered a severe heart stroke on Sunday last, was rushed to GNRC, Guwahati...

Let APPSC conduct RWD recruitment

Dear Editor, In sharp contrast to the popular policy decision taken by Pema led BJP Govt. to hand over all Group-B(Non-Gazetted) and Group-C post to APPSC for free and fair recruitment, the initiative taken by the RWD under the leadership of Kumar Waii, Minister RWD and Jambey Tashi, Parliamentary Secretary...

Letter to Kiren Rijiju

Dear Editor, I am deeply saddened by the statement made by Union MoS, Kiren Rijiju over Miss Gurmehar Kaur's outpour on social media against the ABVP Delhi University unit for their violent act against the innocent students of Ramjas College and others. Through this daily, I want Kiren to know...

The 2-state solution

Dear Editor, Through the columns of your esteemed daily, I would like to draw the kind attention of the masses regarding the 2-State solution charted out for Israel- Palestine crisis. The 1993 Olso Accords granting statehood to Palestinians has been the internationally acknowledged solution for the Israel-Palestinian crisis. The “Land for...
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