Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

Education, Electricity and Employment; Governor outlines Pema policies

Puroik Welfare Board soon Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 6: The mantras to develop Arunachal, according to Governor P B Acharya are the three 'E's': Education, Electricity and Employment. State government will give special emphasis on higher education with skill abilities, harnessing the hydropower potential of the state and empowerment of...

Mrs Pul accuses political interference and high handedness in Kalikho case

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 6: Claiming that the state government did not take former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul's death seriously, Dangwimsai Pul, wife of the Late Chief Minister, on Monday alleged that there was political interference and high handedness in the gamut of events leading up to Pul's death. Accompanied by...

Tuki moves resolution on wage enhancement of workers

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 6: Former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki moved a private resolution urging the state government to consider and enhance wages of casual/contingency workers from existing to Rs 600 per day or Rs 18000 per month considering prices of essential commodities and inflation. Supporting the resolution, Palin MLA Takam...

China opens Tibet’s 2nd largest airport terminal

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: China on Monday operationalised the second-largest airport terminal in Tibet, close to the Indian border, which will be able to handle 750,000 passengers and 3,000 tonnes of cargo annually by 2020. The new terminal, the sixth to be opened in Tibet, is part of the Nyingchi Mainling...

Rain water damages township roads

AALO, Mar 6: The major roads in and around Aalo Township in West Siang district were completely damaged by rain over the last couple of days. Informing this, AAPSU leader Marli Kamki blamed lack of 'seriousness' on part of the authority for the deplorable condition of most of the township...

PHE&WS reviews Swachh Bharat Mission

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: PHE & WS Minister Bamang Felix, along with PHE & WS Parliamentary Secretary Kumsi Sidisow on Monday reviewed the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) in the state. It was attended by field level officers from the district, including executive engineers, assistant engineers and consultants. The Minister gave...

Make grammar compulsory from class- III to IX:AdiSU

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: The Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) has come up with few proposals and suggestions for consideration by the government, which according to the students' union, may go a long way in overhauling and improving the state's poor education system and scenario. Highlighting the recent survey reports conducted by...

JWCAPTU distributes relief to fire victims, announces 4th phase agitation

AALO, Mar 6: The Joint Working Committee of Arunachal Pradesh Trade Unions (JWCAPTU) on March 4 distributed relief items to the fire victims of Gour Hill, Aalo. A team led by JWCAPTU Chairman, Changma Tajo distributed blankets, buckets and other household items to nine affected families. Later in the day, a...

Informant accuses Police dept of withholding reward

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: In what could be termed humiliating for the state Police Department, one Tanyet Pangu claimed that he is yet to receive the reward amount of Rs 2 lakhs for providing information in connection to the alleged murder of two sisters in June 13, 2008 at Itanagar. In...

Chakka Bandh in Pangin

PANGIN, Mar 6: The Siang District Headquarter Welfare Committee (SDHWC), Pangin has declared seven days 'chakka bandh' within Pangin from March 15, starting at 5 am, in protest against the alleged move to shift the district headquarters of Siang from its notified permanent headquarters Nyobo (Perang-Lampang). In a release, the...

ICAR-KVK, W/Siang receives first prize at exhibition on ‘Traditional farming and Indigenous food of...

SHILLONG, Mar 6: The ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), West Siang district secured first position in a three-day long exhibition-cum-workshop on 'Traditional farming and Indigenous food of North East' held at ICAR-RC for NEH Region, Meghalaya from February 25 to 27 last. ICAR- KVK, West Siang showcased traditional farming and...

‘Free school lands from encroachers’, APPDSSU

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: The All Pakke-Kessang Pijerang Dissing-Passo Seijosa Students' Union (APPDSSU) demanded that the East Kameng Deputy Commissioner send sufficient paramilitary forces to Pakke-Kessang to reinforce the local administration to evict school land encroachers. The Union, which has been demanding eviction of all school land encroachers in the constituency,...

Training on empowerment of rural women

DAPORIJO, Mar 6: A two-day long training on empowerment of rural women was organized by Giba ICDS Project on Monday, which saw over fifty members representing various villages of Upper Subansiri district, including Anganwadi workers. During the programme, resource persons from Pleiades, a Self Help Group imparted training to women...

Training on e-Governance begins

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: In all, 50 participants are taking part in a three-day training on e-Governance conducted by the Department of Personnel & Training, GoI, in two batches simultaneously -one for Capital Complex and other for district administration officials, which began at ATI on Monday. The first batch consists of...

Swachh Shakti Saptah celebrated

YINGKIONG, Mar 6: The Swachh Shakti Saptah was celebrated at Simong Gram Panchayat of Upper Siang district on Friday last. Speaking on the occasion, Yingkiong AE (PHE & WS), L K Srivastava focused on the importance of Swachh Shakti Saptah to make cleanliness a part of daily life and urged...

Over 100 children immunized

ROING, Mar 6: In all, 122 children of the targeted 126 have been vaccinated so far in the MI-Phase IV- first round and 20 children have been immunized under the MI drive. This was informed by Roing District RCH officer, Dr R Mena during the third District Task Force on...

Principal, teaching staff sought

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: Drawing the attention of the Anjaw MLA towards the shortage of teaching staffs in government schools of the area, the All Mishmi Students' Union (AMSU) of Lohit and Anjaw districts in a release on Monday, appealed to her to initiate early steps to ensure early posting...

Seminar on wildlife

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: Students of the Department of Geography, Rajiv Gandhi University conducted a seminar on wildlife as a part of World Wildlife Day celebration on March 6. In total, 12 papers on various topics on wildlife, such as wildlife in Arunachal Pradesh, role of an individual in conservation of...

APBOCWWB medical camps benefit thousands

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: The Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Building Workers Welfare Board (APBOCWWB) conducted series of medical camps at various places of the state. The camps were conducted at Mariyang, Yingkiong and Pangin, and more than 1000 people have benefitted, according to a Board release. Eye check up, screening...

Association seeks enquiry on renovation and maintenance of road

Ziro, Mar 6: Claiming that the road from Potin to Bopi is in deplorable condition, plagued with potholes, the All Lower Subansiri Youth Association on Monday sought that the state Governor constitute an inquiry committee on renovation and maintenance of the said road. Informing that the Ministry of MoRTH, GoI...

All eye on UP

The campaigning for the crucial Uttar Pradesh election ended on Monday evening. It's a three way fight between SP-Congress, BJP and BSP. Campaigning has been bitter and personal. Leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati extensively campaigned across...

Freedom vs Nationalism

Is this the new normal?   By Poonam I Kaushish In this theekha-dhoondhar no-holds barred ongoing electioneering in five States political Delhi was yanked back to reality when a rajnitik slugfest erupted in Delhi University over a college being forced to withdraw an invitation two Jawaharlal Nehru University students accused of raising...

Festival ground turning into business hub

Dear Editor, These days’ festivals are no longer celebrated for a day or two. It goes on for 7 to 10 days. This in some sense is appreciable as people are much enthusiastic towards protecting the age old traditions and cultures of the state. But my concern is that of the...

Who is burning Kashmir?

Dear Editor, It was on 29 September, 2016, exactly after the Uri terrorist attack did the Indian Military carried out a surgical strike against the militant launch pads across the Line of Control. Though the army reported to have inflicted heavy causalities at the enemy side, the tremor of thoughts...

Exceptional government

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would like to know whether the government is exceptional? I am still perplexed by many conflicting situation and unable to confirm whether the government is positively exceptional or negatively exceptional? Why all the government decission are against the society despite that...

Women In India Earn 25 Per Cent Less Than Men: Survey

NEW DELHI, Mar 6 (PTI): Women in India earn 25 per cent less than men, with men earning a median gross hourly salary of Rs. 345.80, while for women it is only Rs. 259.8, says a Monster India report. Though. the gender pay gap has narrowed by two percentage...

Supreme Court Exempts Centre From Filing Proceedings Report In Marines Case

NEW DELHI, Mar 6 (PTI): The Supreme Court today exempted the centre from filing before it the status report on the progress made by the international tribunal in deciding the jurisdiction issue in the case of Italian marines, accused of killing Indian fishermen. A bench headed by Chief Justice...

Largest Flag Inaugurated On India’s Tallest Post At Attari Border

AMRITSAR, Mar 6 (PTI): A 360-foot high (110 metres) flag post, said to be the country's tallest, was inaugurated on Sunday at the Indo-Pak Attari Border, just a stone's throw from Pakistan. Punjab Minister Anil Joshi inaugurated the country's largest flag on the tallest flag post - measuring 110...

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Gets Threat Mail Asking Him To Quit, Sender Arrested

MUMBAI, Mar 6 (PTI): Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel received a threat mail asking him to quit the job from a 37-year-old man, who has been arrested from Nagpur, police said today. The RBI Governor received the email on February 23 in which the sender threatened to...

26/11 attack carried out by Pak-based terror group: Pak ex-NSA

New Delhi, Mar 6 (PTI) Pakistan's former top security officer Mahmud Ali Durrani today said the 26/11 Mumbai strike was a "classic example" of cross-border terrorism, carried out by a Pak-based group and hoped that its chief Hafiz Saeed is punished. However, Durrani, a former national security advisor of Pakistan,...
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