Daily Archives: March 10, 2017

Legislative session returns University Bill, adopts resolution on equitable distribution of teachers

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 9: Kameng Professional and Technical University Bill moved by Education Minister could not be passed on Thursday as the members of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly raised several questions. The bill provides for establishment of the Kameng Professional and Technical University at Tippi, Bhalukpong in West Kameng...

LA discusses on protection of tribal languages

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: The state government has said that it is aware that endangered Arunachalee languages are likely to become extinct in near future because these languages are falling out of regular use with the new generation switching on to use other major languages at the cost of their...

More than 100 poppy plots destroyed

YINGKIONG, Mar 9: More than 100 plots of poppy plantation were destroyed at Mariyang Sub-division by a team led by the Upper Siang unit of ABK, Women Wing during the first week of March. The ABK unit team was assisted by the District Administration and police as they destroyed 120...

Lohit checks flood preparedness

TEZU, Mar 9: Lohit Deputy Commissioner Danish Ashraf, who is also the chairman of the District Disaster Management called a meeting on pre-monsoon flood preparedness on Thursday. The main objective of conducting the meeting was to check coordination among various agencies during disaster. The DC emphasized more on preparedness as...

132KV transmission line from Aalo to Pasighat to be charged

PASIGHAT, Mar 9: The Department of Power has decided to charge the 132 KV high tension transmission line from Aalo to Pasighat. "The transmission line will be charged at rated voltage on March 10 or any day thereafter," informed the Executive Engineer (E) of Transmission Division No.III, Department of Power,...

Massive dharna at Jantar Mantar

NEW DELHI, Mar 9: A massive dharna was held on Tuesday at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi by various groups -National Campaign for People's Right to Information, Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms, National Alliance of People's Movements Anti Corruption Team - Swaraj Abhiyaan. A 3000-strong crowd came to protest against...

International Women’s Day celebrated across the state

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: Along with the rest of the world, International Women's Day (IWD) was celebrated with much enthusiasm in various districts of the state on Wednesday, with the theme "Be Bold for Change." The Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society (APWWS) celebrated the International Women's Day with various programmes across...

Assam wants stalled Subansiri project completed

Guwahati, Mar 9: Assam assembly on Thursday unanimously asked the government to complete the stalled 2,000 MW Subansiri Lower hydro power project soon by taking people and agitating groups of the state into confidence. "The project should be completed soon for the development of Assam. So talk to the people...

BJP questions check gates

Correspondent ROING, Mar 9: The BJP Lower Dibang Valley district unit, headed by its state Kisan Morcha VP Dature Miuli, submitted a memorandum to the Roing Deputy Commissioner on Monday, regarding public grievances faced at various check points of the district. Claiming corruption and bribery, the party unit demanded that...

APYC launches ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’ prog

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: While celebrating the International Women's Day, Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) launched "Maa Tujhe Salaam" programme on the theme of "Young Women convention" to commemorate the year-long birth centenary celebration of Iron Lady and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Pasighat on Wednesday. Hundreds of women from...

SHGs in Arunachal: challenges and prospects

Rural areas in India confront the issues of poverty, health, gender disparity etc and Arunachal Pradesh is not an exception. In this regard, a strong group effort is needed, and SHGs can play a pivotal role in uplifting the rural areas in Arunachal Pradesh. SHGs stand for Self Help Groups....

Meet of parents of Divyangjan

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: The regional meet of parents of Divyangjan on March 10 and 11 at Naharlagun will explore various requirements of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (PWIDDs) of the state for placing before the state and central authorities. The Arunachal Pradesh Parents Association for Disabled (APPAD), which is...

Aalo Forest Festival

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: Dubbed as the confluence of art, culture and nature, the Aalo Forest Festival will be held at Kombo Village, Aalo from March 11 to 12. Organized by the state government, Department of Environment and Forest and Aalo Forest Division, the theme of the festival is 'Harmony,...

Empowerment of rural women

Correspondent DAPORIJO, Mar 9: With the objective to create awareness on empowerment of rural women, a training programe was organized by ICDS Daporijo block on Wednesday, where 50 participants from different colonies participated. The training programme comprised of debate and discussion on the importance of education for women, encouragement of...

Certificate course on cinema

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: The Film and Television Institute, Arunachal Pradesh, an extended campus of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata will offer a 10 week Certificate Program, 'A short trip to Cinema' from its temporary campus at Vivek Vihar, Itanagar. The course will start from May 15,...

Officials of DHE & RUSA visit DN College

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: Officials of the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education on Thursday visited Dera Natung Government College to assess the progress of ongoing projects being implemented under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) programme. Under RUSA, various projects are being carried out in DN College like upgrade of Commerce...

Awareness campaign

JENGGING, Mar 9: An awareness campaign on "RMNCH+A" and "Mission Indradhanush" was organized by the Directorate of Field Publicity, Aalo and Ziro units of Arunachal Pradesh at Jengging Community Hall in Upper Siang district on Tuesday. The programme started with a rally and health camp, in which more than 30...

National integration tour

KHONSA, Mar 9: A national integration tour for 24 students of 10 government schools in Tirap was flagged off by Tirap Deputy Commissioner Ravi Jha and Commander of 117 Mountain Brigade Brigadier Sanjay Ghosh, on Thursday. The students, accompanied by three teachers, will be visiting various historical places of importance...

Training held on Horti-Agri & Animal Husbandry

Yomcha, Mar 9: Over 100 farmers from about 15 farmers' club of Yomcha Circle attended a Horti-Agri & Animal Husbandry training, organized by the Young Mission Adventure Club, a local NGO of Yomcha, West Siang district on Friday last. Sponsored by NABARD Regional Office, Itanagar, the training aimed at imparting...

Student seeks revocation of rustication order

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: In a letter to the Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, one Isaac Ejing, a BA 6th semester student of Jawahar Lal Nehru College, Pasighat, who is also general secretary JawaharLal Nehru College Students' Union on Thursday, appealed to the VC to revoke his rustication order. The...

ALSYA threatens second phase bandh call

ZIRO, Mar 9: The All Lower Subansiri Youth Association (ALSYA) has threatened to launch second phase of 24-hour district bandh from March 15, 5am unless its demands are fulfilled. Earlier, the ALYSA called 12-hr Lower Subansiri bandh on February 28. It has been demanding early construction of road from Potin...

KVK training

Changlang, Mar 9: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Changlang conducted a training and awareness programme for farmers on 'Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Right Act, 2001' on March 9. Scientists from Agriculture Regional Research Station, AAU, Lakhimpur attended the programme as resource persons, and detailed the farmers about protection and...

GB Tagi Taloh passes away

PANGIN/PASIGHAT, Mar 9: A renowned social worker of undivided Siang district and Gaon Burah of Yemsing village under Pangin circle, Tagi Taloh passed away on March 9. He was 76, and is survived by his wife, two sons and as many daughters. He had been suffering from prolonged illness. However, his...

Govt should reach out to opposition

The second part of the budget session of Parliament began on Thursday after a month-long recess. The session will continue till the 12th of next month. During the session, from the passage of the Finance Bill, 2017, the government is keen to pass the much-awaited legislations related to the...

Government Indifference

Action, not talk needed By Dhurjati Mukherjee It is indeed distressing to note the Government’s cavalier attitude in fulfilling tall promises, it makes to the people. We hear of lot of initiatives being taken by it through the media but it takes years for them to become a reality. The propaganda...

Let Pema work

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily, I would like to request all concern to kindly maintain a peaceful atmosphere so that the state of Arunachal Pradesh under the leadership of Pema Khandu could bring more and more development for the state. It is not fair to comment about his performance...

Establish CBSE office

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed newspaper, I would like to draw the attention of the concerns authority regarding the establishment of regional CBSE office in Itanagar. I would like to narrate about my experience while I was applying for my class tenth pass certificate which I had lost. It is really difficult...

Lacking facilities in school

Dear Editor, GHSS, Daring was established way back in 1947 as primary school just after the Indian independence. It is the place where personalities like Moje Riba and Moji Riba; the freedom fighter and Tamrapatra awardee were born and brought up. It is place were Tomo Riba, the great philanthropist,...

Give 100 to forestry graduates

Dear Editor, Through the esteemed columns of your prestigious newspaper,I would like to draw the kind attention towards the recent advertisement of RFO posts and 50% reservation for the forestry students. Forestry students have been struggling and demanding for reservation in state forest service since 2001 and fortunately state govt has...

2 Lashkar militants, civilian killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar, Mar 09 (PTI): Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants and a civilian were killed during a nine-hour gunbattle between the ultras and the security forces in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today. The encounter broke out in Padgampora village after security forces launched a cordon and search operation at...
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