Daily Archives: March 12, 2017

Huge win for BJP in UP, U’khand; Cong takes Punjab

LUCKNOW/CHANDI-GARH, Mar 11: The BJP today stormed back to power in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand securing landslide wins while the Congress achieved a similar feat in Punjab and emerged as the single largest party in Goa and Manipur which threw up a hung Assembly. Anchored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

CM, BJP celebrate victory

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: The state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with Chief Minister Pema Khandu celebrated the victory of the party in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and also the performance in Manipur and Goa Assembly elections. Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah over the...

Parents of Divyangjan come together to create more awareness on mental impairment

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 11: There has been in general, very little awareness regarding autism, cerebral palsy and multiple impairment amongst our people which make it a real challenge for people with disabilities to have access to their rights and become part of the mainstream. An attempt has been made to...

RGU’s Arunachal Panorama Festival begins

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: The Arunachal Panorama Festival, celebrated to promote and showcase the rich traditions and cultures of the tribes of the state began at Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) on Saturday. The celebration started with amber lighting by Minister for Urban Development and Town Planning Nabam Rebia, followed by Wancho...

Free and compulsory school education for all

Flights Of Fantasy Group Captain M Panging VM (Retd) "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela A few years back, India became one of 135 countries to make education a fundamental right of every child when The Right of Children to Free and...

Smart classes in schools from June

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: The Department of Education has entered into an agreement with EdCIL India Limited, New Delhi for starting smart classes in schools of Arunachal Pradesh from 2017-18 onwards. The Agreement was signed among three parties, namely EdCIL India Limited, the Department of Education and Department of IT. EdCIL is...

PMC to introduce electric crematorium

PASIGHAT, Mar 11: The Pasighat Municipal Council (PMC) and WAPCOS, Ltd, a Government of India Undertaking, Gurgaon have reached to an agreement for installation of electric-cum-gas fired crematorium at the burial-cum-cremation ground in the town. An agreement was signed between Municipal Executive Officer (MEO) A Koyu and WAPCOS Chief Engineer...

Forest Festival gets underway at Kombo Pomte

AALO, Mar 11: The 4th edition of the two-day Forest Festival got underway with wide range of activities at Kombo Pomte Village on Saturday. Commander, Aalo Military Station Brigadier J S Budhwar was all praise for the Forest Department for organizing the annual forest festival to create awareness on importance...

The spirit of three ‘C’

First - 'C': To keep oneself 'Cool'. "Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not easy", taught the renowned Greek philosopher,...

No shortage of essential items in Ruksin

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 11: There has been no disruption of vehicular movement along the National Highway-52 in Dhemaji district because of the ongoing movement by All Assam Students' Union (AASU), supported by various other organizations in Assam, following the recent Silapathar incident. "Neither the movement of commercial vehicle transporting food...

Youths asked to take up entrepreneurial projects on solar energy

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Prince Dhawan has advised the youth to take up entrepreneurial projects in the field of solar energy, which presented tremendous opportunity for a state with a pristine nature. The DC was addressing the participants on the second day of the three days "Solar...

Bank performance in Papum Pare reviewed

YUPIA, Mar 11: The District Level Review and Consultative Meeting of Papum Pare district quarter end December 2016 were held at the DC's Conference hall on Friday. Interacting with the bankers, Deputy Commissioner Tai Kaye asked them to implement the Government of India flagship programmes like MUDRA, Stand up India,...

Arunachal Tourism Dept takes part in ‘Destination North East’

CHANDIGARH, Mar 11: The state Tourism Department, under the guidance of RTO New Delhi, Adong Moyong, along with tour operators based in New Delhi participated in 'Destination North East', organized by the Union Ministry of Development of North East Region (DoNER) from March 6 to 8 at Chandigarh. The event...

Late Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy 2017

APC beats CM XI Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 11: Arunachal Press Club (APC) XI edged past Chief Minister XI in a friendly football match played to mark the launching of the state level football and volleyball tournaments for Late Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy 2017 at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Saturday. APC XI...

Pedung Archery Tournament held

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: Pedung Archery Club and LMG Archery Club won the men’s and women’s championship titles respectively in the 4th Pedung Archery Tournament which was held at Shastra Seema Bal (SSB) Ground, Pedung from February 27 to March 10. Pedung Archery Club beat Sa-Dawa in the men's final by...

Lok Adalat

BOMDILA, Mar 11: The Lok Adalat held in the Additional District & Session Court, Bomdila on Saturday settled six criminal cases out of 22, while 10 pending motor vehicle cases were also disposed and Rs 19,100 realized. Further, nine cases related to bank were fixed and four settled, with recovery...

TAH assessment complete for Bopi- Daporijo

DAPORIJO, Mar 11: The much cherished dream of the people of Upper Subansiri district for better road connectivity is taking shape as the Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) Reassessment Committee, under the initiative of Deputy Commissioner A K Singh has finally completed the physical verification of road stretch from Bopi to...

Bandh deferred

Ziro, Mar 11: In a press release, the All Lower Subansiri Youth Association stated that its proposed 24 hours Lower Subansiri district bandh on March 15, 2017 has been deferred to March 17, 2017, keeping in view the examinations of class XII students and Myoko Festival of the Apatani...

TRAI conducts consumer outreach programme

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) conducted a "Consumer Outreach Programme", which is an initiative by TRAI to protect interests of telecom consumers. Attending the programme, Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Prince Dhawan lauded TRAI's endeavour to conduct the programme in the eastern most state of the...

Ering funded dere inaugurated at Tarak Village

PASIGHAT, Mar 11: A newly constructed dere (community hall) at Tarak village, 20 KM away from Pangin was inaugurated by Head Gaon Burah, Tate Jerang, in presence of MP Ninong Ering and SP D Jini on March 9. Constructed at a cost of Rs 25 lakh by the RWD, the...

Disaster management cum preparedness awareness prog

SEIJOSA, Mar 11: An awareness programme on disaster management was conducted by the Sub-Divisional Administration led by ADC Seijosa Kento Riba at Government Middle School A2, Seijosa on Saturday. During the daylong programme, the expert team led by the ADC demonstrated basics of rescue operation, first aid and safety measures...

NSS camp

DOIMUKH, Mar 11: The National Service Scheme (NSS) of Government College, Doimukh conducted two days special camp at Lekhi Village near NEEPCO Hydel Project under Doimukh circle on March 10 and 11. On the first day, 50 NSS volunteers conducted a social service at the lone Government Primary School, which...

State gold medal awardee Nabam Taram passes away

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: State gold medal awardee and Head Gaon Burah (HGB) of Nimte Village Nabam Taram passed away on Saturday morning after a brief illness at Doimukh. Taram was honoured by the state government with gold medal in 1996 for his invaluable contribution towards society in the field of...

KVK training

Deomali, Mar 11: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Tirap organized an awareness programme on Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Right Act, 2001 in the Community Hall, Deomali on March 10. Scientists from RARS, AAU, North Lakhimpur attended the programme as resource persons and explained the provisions under the Act...

Workshop on troubleshooting

ITANAGAR, Mar 11: An AICTE-NEQIP sponsored three days workshop on troubleshooting and maintenance of personal computer commenced at Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic, Itanagar. The workshop, conducted by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was inaugurated by Principal (in-charge) Dr J P Pandey. Dr Pandey spoke about importance of such workshop...

India test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

ODISHA, Mar 11 (PTI): India today successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg, from a test range along the Odisha coast. The cruise missile was test fired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near...

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi’s Citation Recovered From Jungles In Delhi

NEW DELHI, Mar 11 (PTI): More than a month after child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel citation was stolen from his house, police recovered it from the jungles near southeast Delhi's Sangam Vihar area. Three persons were arrested on February 12 in connection with the theft of the Nobel...

12 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR, Mar 11 (PTI): In one of the deadliest attacks on security forces, 12 CRPF personnel were today killed and their arms looted when Naxals ambushed their patrol party in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh. Four personnel were also injured in the attack, two of whom are stated...

Army gets 60,000 acres for field firing and artillery range in Ladakh

Jammu , Mar 11 (PTI): The Jammu and Kashmir government has granted 60,000 acres of land to the Army for a field firing and artillery range in Ladakh region in state. The Jammu and Kashmir government has leased 4,80,000 Kanals (60,000 acres) situated at Mandalthang, Shayok in Durbuk Sub Division,...

No pan-India leader who can take on Modi: Omar

NEW DELHI, Mar 11 (PTI): It’s a BJP “tsunami” in Uttar Pradesh and not a ripple in a small pond, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said and advised the opposition to forget 2019 and start planning for the 2024 general elections. He said there is no leader with a...
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