Daily Archives: March 9, 2017

Fight for equality should continue

The International Women's Day was celebrated across Arunachal Pradesh with much enthusiasm as the Day also coincided with the end of Swachh Shakti Saptah. It is said that International Women's Day is celebrated as a salute to all the women from every economic and political background for their love,...

CM asks legislators to work with Team Arunachal spirit

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 8: The consensus among the legislators seemingly built to carry forward, "Team Arunachal spirit" and development as top agenda on the third day of Legislative Assembly session on Wednesday. Participating in the discussion on motion of thanks on Governor's address in the assembly, Chief Minister Pema Khandu...

Arunachal Statehood Act amendment not under state’s purview

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: Arunachal Pradesh Land Management Minister Nabam Rebia today told the assembly that the amendment of Arunachal Pradesh Statehood Act, 1986, being a central act, is not under the purview of the state government. Responding to a question by PPA MLA Nikh Kamin which was raised in the...

Arunachal celebrates International Women’s Day

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: International Women's Day (IWD) was celebrated across the state to further promote and raise awareness on women's rights and to achieve equal opportunity and status in all walks of life. "Be bold for change" was the clarion call given to women by Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for...

Swachh Shakti Saptah ends with celebration of IWD

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: Along with the rest of the country, the Swachh Shakti Saptah was celebrated across Arunachal Pradesh right from Tawang to Tirap, which culminated on Wednesday with the celebration of International Women's Day. The Swachh Shakti Saptah was organized by the PHE & WS Department, the nodal agency...

BJP dismisses reports of detention

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: The state BJP on Wednesday dismissed reports in the media about Arunachal Pradesh BJP President Tapir Gao being detained at Guwahati airport in connection with carrying huge cash, and termed the report as unfounded and politically motivated. In a communiqué, the state BJP said that Gao denied...

Drug peddlers nabbed, contraband seized

CHANGLANG, Mar 8: The Arunachal Pradesh Police of Changlang on Monday last, nabbed two drug peddlers and seized a total 615 grams of contraband substance in two separate cases at Diyun. Acting on a tip off, a police team led by Diyun OC, Tomai Wangpan apprehended a drug peddler identified...

Kameng Dolo loses state assembly membership

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: Former Deputy Chief Minister and sitting MLA from Pakke-Kessang Constituency in East Kameng district, Kameng Dolo has lost the membership of the State Legislative Assembly following a Gauhati High Court ruling in connection with an election petition filed against him by BJP leader and former Minister...

Officials arrive to assess status of petroleum product in Anjaw

HAWAI, Mar 8: A team of officials from of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas and oil PSUs arrived at Anjaw to assess status of infrastructure and availability of petroleum products in the district. Accordingly, a meeting was held on Wednesday at the Circuit House conference hall, Hawai, between...

Governor reaches out to members of various communities

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, P B Acharya on Tuesday last, met the members of various communities from different parts of the country working in the state at Naharlagun. Accompanied by his wife Kavita Acharya, besides Secretary to Governor-cum- Secretary Planning & Tourism, Dr Joram Beda, the Governor interacted...

NEZCC Director calls on CM

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: Newly appointed North East Zonal Cultural Center (NEZCC) Director, Dr Om Prakash Bharti called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Wednesday. The Chief Minister discussed on Union Ministry of Culture sponsored Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, the biggest national cultural festival in the country, which is going to...

Review meeting on TAH and other road works held

AALO, Mar 8: A review meeting on Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH), double lane road from Aalo to Bam and Aalo-Mechuka road being undertaken by the BRTF, TK, JKM and KCL (JV) was held under the chairmanship of West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu on Tuesday. Reviewing progress of all undergoing road...

Canara Bank felicitates meritorious girl students in Pasighat

Mingkeng Osik PASIGHAT, Mar 8: The Canara Bank, Pasighat branch today felicitated six meritorious girl students from different schools in East Siang district under the Canara Vidya Jyothi Scheme - a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The Canara Vidhya Jyothi Scheme has been extended for the academic year 2016-17 for implementation...

Exhibition and distribution of utility items to tribal farmers

DIRANG, Mar 8: A daylong exhibition and live demonstration of yak wool products technology, along with distribution of utility items to the tribal farmers was conducted on March 8 at Misopsa of Mandala region of Dirang by the Institute Technology Management Unit of ICAR-NRC on Yak, Dirang. In the live...

Contractors dissatisfied with RO MoRTH

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: The All Arunachal Contractors Welfare Association (AACWA) expressed dissatisfaction over the attitude of Regional Officer (RO) Ministry of Road and Transport, Government of India for allegedly rejecting the tenders of documents of contractors of Arunachal Pradesh, and demanding particular work experience of National Highway work projects. In...

Mount Carmel English School observes annual day

Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT, Mar 8: Mount Carmel English School, Balek Road, run and managed by the Adi Baptist Union (ABU), observed its Annual cum Parents' Day today, where meritorious and performing students were awarded prizes. Speaking on the occasion, East Siang DDSE, Jongge Yirang urged the teaching community to be role...

KCP cadre apprehended

KOHIMA, Mar 8: The Khonsa Battalion, under the aegis of Dao Division conducted an operation in Kunsa village and apprehended one Self Styled Private of KCP (Manipur based group) Noaba Metei on Tuesday evening. The Self Styled Private of KCP was apprehended based on specific intelligence about presence of one...

GB passes away at 82

YINGKYONG, Mar 8: Gaon Burah of Gosang Village under Jengging Circle in Upper Siang District, Tekek Burang passed away at his native village on March 4 last. Known for his uprightness and deliverance of judgment in several complex cases through local customary courts, Burang was also an expert in Adi...

Winners of quiz competition announced

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: Jagru Mama (Class VIII) of Garden Dew Residential School, Itanagar won the first prize, while Jatcha Ajang (Class VIII) and Tanu Das (Class VIII) of Vivekananda Central School secured second and third positions in a quiz competition, recently organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Police, Road Safety...

Youths visit Agricultural Research Institute

NAMSAI, Mar 8: In all, 10 selected youths from Chongkham circle visited the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ARI), New Delhi as part of an interstate exposure tour from February 29 to March 8, sponsored by Parliamentary Secretary for Environment & Forest, Chow Tewa Mein and ATMA, Namsai district. Under the...

NHPC signs MoU on skill development for youths

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: NHPC Limited, Liaison Office, Itanagar and state Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, represented by Director, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Subu Tabin inked an MoU for imparting skill development training to 150 local youths in NHPC's office here on Wednesday. The training will be conducted on earthmover,...

Awareness prog on govt schemes

MIAO, Mar 8: The Pundit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Awareness & Tour Program was inaugurated by state BJP Minority Morcha President Loku Sono on Wednesday at Miao Circuit House, Changlang. Organized by district Minority Morcha unit, the agenda of the program was to spread awareness of government schemes like Gram Uday...

Condolence

KARSINGSA, Mar 8: The Central Executive Committee, Arunachal Teachers' Association (ATA), DDSE Establishment, Papum Pare District, Yupia and the teaching fraternity of the state expressed their heartfelt condolences at the sudden demise of late Tadar Lukap, Assistant Teacher of Government Upper Primary School, Karsingsa. Late Lukap breathed his last on...

The problems of Lobi- Panchali road

Dear Editor, Through the column of your reputed daily, I would like to share our problems regarding road network at Lobi. Lobi is situated at a distance of 1.5 KM from Chief Engineer PWD ( Mowb-ll). The road network of Lobi- Panchali was neglected for nearly one decade. The Inhabitants of...

Widening inequality and GDP

Dear Editor, The growth in GDP cannot improve a common man's lot in a country where inequality is widening day by day. It is indeed horrifying that rich India is climbing in the ladder of inequality leaving poor Bharat far behind. Inequality is measured in Gini index where higher index...

India into the ferocious jaws of freedom of expression

Dear Editor, One wonders what makes the good journalism? Is it that to find out a few “brats” and pat on their back who all pose a threat to the nation? Unlike in any other countries in the world, this is a glaring fault-line noticed in India. Well, is it...

Shorten the road

Dear Editor, Through your esteem daily, I would like to invite the kind notice of the MLAs and people of Upper Subansiri District towards the current announcement of construction of road from Daporijo to Dolumukh Via Dumporijo by the Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh at festival of Arunachal Pradesh...
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