Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

Rs. 285 crore deficit budget presented in Assembly

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: State Finance Minister Chowna Mein on Friday presented the first budget of the BJP-led Government with Rs. 285 crore deficit for the fiscal year 2017-18. The budget mainly focuses on infrastructure development, particularly road, health and education sectors, employment and skill development, law and order, rural economy,...

CAG questions Arunachal performances, several depts under scanner

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)has submitted its report for the year ended March 2015 for Arunachal Pradesh. The Audit Reports are unflattering and raises serious question marks on the performance of several government departments. Industry, Urban Development and Housing, Tourism, Rural and Public Works Department,...

Arunachal Budget Highlights

GOVERNANCE REFORMS =» Rationalization of Excise Duty rates. =» Implement the Goods and Services Tax. =» Integrate Planning and Finance Departments into Department of Finance and investments. =» Do away the Plan and Non-Plan distinction and classify the receipts and capital only in Capital and Revenue heads. =» The Centrally Sponsored Schemes will be...

Governor grants funds to anti-drug campaigners

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: Arunachal Pradesh Governor P B Acharya has on Friday granted an amount of Rs. 5 lakhs for Adi Bane Kebang and another amount of Rs. 4 lakhs for Mother's Vision, Aalo in order to motivate people and organizations working for eradication of drug addiction and rehabilitation...

Peaceful rally on Mere Vichar

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 10: The Mere Veechar Andolan Committee (MVAC), a cong-lomeration of seven organisations-Arunachal Youth Organization (AYO), Arunachal Justice Forum (AJF), Save Arunachal Youth Association (SAYA), Anti Corruption and Crime Control Committee of Arunachal Pradesh (ACCCCAP), Arunachal Anti Corruption Union (AACU) and Arunachal Tribal Contractor Welfare Association (ATCWA)...

Cyclone damages school & girls’ hostel buildings

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: The rooftop of the IV School building, Kullung was blown away and MIBT girls' hostel building damaged in a cyclonic storm that hit the Mengio and Silsango circles on March 3 and 4 last. Mengio BEO/BRCC G Tacheng in a release said that the school building also...

AR apprehends NSCN(R) cadre, bursts NSCN(K) hideout

KOHIMA, Mar 10: Delivering yet another blow to NSCN(R) & NSCN(K), the Changlang Battalion and Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO division conducted successful operations in Jungmaisung and Nogna village on Friday afternoon. Based on specific intelligence report about presence of one cadre trying to terrorize...

Bill to safeguard depositors’ interest passed

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: The Arunachal Pradesh Protection of Interest of Depositors (in financial establishments) Bill, 2017 was passed in the state Assembly on Friday. The bill, which was tabled in the Assembly on March 6 by Home Minister Kumar Waii, aimed at protecting the deposits made by people in financial...

HC issues notice to Govt

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: While hearing a Writ Petition (C) 103 (AP)2017 filed by the petitioner Techi Tagi Tara challenging the Govt order on March 3, 2017, the Gauhati High Court Itanagar Permanent Bench has issued show cause notice to the respondents which is returnable within three weeks. According to court...

RG Stadium to have artificial turf

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: State Finance Minister Chowna Mein in his budget presented in the State Assembly on Friday accorded priority on development of sports infrastructure and creation of adventure sports facilities. The finance minister has proposed Rs.15 crore to carpet the ground of Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun with artificial turf...

Hunting inside DEWS

PASIGHAT, Mar 10: Forest Department Staff at Jeepghat beat under Anchal Ghat Range of D. Ering Wildlife Sanctuary led by Dy. Range Officer, Orin Perme had fierce encounter with hunters two days before the start of the Unying Aaran-a hunting festival which is celebrated on March 7. Informing about the...

Siang district likely to face food shortage

Pasighat, Mar 10: Due to strike in Assam for consecutive four days, the essential goods and commodities could not reach some parts of Siang district. The bandh call started on Monday following clashes at Silapathar, Assam between All Assam Students' Union and Nikhil Bharat Bangali Udbastu Samanvay Samiti. The bandh call...

15th North East NSS Festival ends with blood donation

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: The 15th North East NSS Festival came to an end here on Friday. The five-day long festival with talent shows, cultural evenings, youth exchange and input sessions came to a close with blood donation done by the volunteers in which about 50 units of blood was...

PR members rubbishes complaints

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 10: A group of Panchayati Raj Members from 12th Pakke-Kessang constituency of East Kameng district has termed the Zilla Parishad Chairperson East Kameng district's purported complaint letter to Minister Water Resource Department as baseless. Chairperson reportedly complained against corrupt practices by the Assistant Engineer WRD Seijosa...

More than 200 patients benefitted from medical camp

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: Around 238 patients including aged persons, pregnant women and children benefitted from free medical camp organized jointly by the Adi Baane Kebang Youth Wing, Lower Dibang Valley district unit (LDVD), District Health Society and NHPC at Jia village, Lower Dibang Valley (LDV) on Friday. A team of...

Student from Arunachal beaten

Bengaluru, Mar 10: A student from Arunachal Pradesh has been allegedly beaten and forced to lick his house owner's shoes for using excessive water, a top police official said here today. "A student from Arunachal Pradesh was beaten and the police is investigating into the student's claim that he was...

Sanjay appointed APCC president

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: Former member of parliament and one of the heavy weights of Congress party Takam Sanjoy has been appointed as new president of Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC). In a press release AICC General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi informed that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has approved his...

Student dies in accident

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: One Sabdung Kimsing a BSc. first year student of Himalayan University, Chimpu has died in a tragic accident at Chandranagar on Mar 8 last. A resident of Songking village, Miao, the 22 year old student was the daughter of Nongcha and Thumai Kimsing. Meanwhile, the Tangsa Literary...

Regional meet of parents of Divyangjan

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 10: The regional meet of parents of Divyangjan being hosted by the Arunachal Pradesh Parents Association for Disabled (APPAD) was held at the Administrative Training Institute here on Friday. The meeting has been organized with the view to explore various requirements of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities...

Orgs adopt school

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: Hope Foundation (NGO) in collaboration with Rashtriya Yuva Mahila Morcha celebrated International Women's Day by adopting Govt. Middle School Papu Nallah, Naharlagun. Both the organisations have pledged to visit the school on regular basis and endeavour to contribute for the betterment of School. The celebration was attended...

Creation of ADCs opposed

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: The Students' United Movement of All Arunachal (SUMAA) vehemently opposed the state government's move to create the Autonomous Districts Councils (ADCs) in Arunachal Pradesh. In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister on Friday, it has demanded white paper on the issue of creation of the Autonomous...

Former Arunachal Sports officer passes away

Correspondent RUKSIN, Mar 10: Former Arunachal Pradesh Sports official, Taranath Bori has passed away after he sustained head injuries on Monday at Mebo town in East Siang. Bori left behind his wife, a son and a young daughter. Born in 1953 at Joon gaon in Assam's Dibrugarh district, Bori completed his primary...

Tina Mena asks women to fight against opium menace

ROING, Mar 10: Everester Tina Mena has called upon the women to be strong and fight against opium menace. She was addressing the International Women's Day and Swachh Shakti Saptah here on Wednesday. The programme was organized by the PHE & WS department in collaboration with the Enjalo Menda...

Training on backyard poultry production

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: In all, 35 farmers attended training on backyard poultry production to mitigate the morbidity and mortality of poultry rearing in local condition held at Tafraliang, Hayuliang circle on Wednesday last. During the training which was organized by KVK, Anjaw Senior scientist and Head KVK Anjaw, Dr. Manish...

Training organized on recent advances in aquaculture

PASIGHAT, Mar 10: A three-day long capacity building training programme on 'Recent Advances in Aquaculture for Increasing Fish Productivity through Polyculture of Fishes', organized by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra East Siang, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agriculture University, Pasighat for the state's Agricultural Field Assistants concluded here on...

NIFCS delegates calls on CM

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: A team of the Nyishi Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society (NIFCS) has called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Thursday and submitted a memorandum for infrastructure development of the Nyishi people. The delegates also elaborately discussed with Chief Minister about the problem faced by Nyishi people...

Refresher course on Cooperative Management and Accounts

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 10: Three-day long training of refresher course on cooperative management and accounts organized by Arunachal Pradesh Cooperative Training Centre (APCTC) concluded at the Cooperative Training Centre in Polo Colony here on Friday. Sponsored by National Council of Cooperative Training (NCCT), New Delhi, the programme saw a total of...

Digital Locker system

YUPIA, Mar10: Deputy Commissioner Papum Pare Tai Kaye on Friday inaugurated the Digital Locker system under Digital India Project in his office chamber in the presence of officers and staffs of DC office. Tako Rhiniam eDPM gave live demonstration on registration and how to maintain the digital locker. DIPRO

Legal awareness for IGNOU

ITANAGAR, Mar 10: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority recently in collaboration with IGNOU Regional Centre, Naharlagun conducted one day in-house legal awareness camp for the staff and the students of IGNOU,Regional Centre, Naharlagun as a part of the programme to commemorate the international Women's Day. Sanjiv Kataky...

Awareness prog for lawmakers on organic products

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 10: Global organic scientist Dr Nilmadhab Nanda spelt out the mantra to go organic while addressing Arunachal Pradesh lawmakers, including Speaker Tenzing Norbu Thongdok and Chief Minister Pema Khandu in Assembly complex here today. Dr Nanda, inventor of organic product Win (Shree) Crops, arrived here with Indian marketing...
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