Daily Archives: March 17, 2017

Pema writes to Karnataka CM on racial discrimination

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has written to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah requesting his personal intervention in punishing the culprit and set an example to thwart similar incidents in the future, following an assault on an Arunachalee student Higio Gungtey in Bangalore recently. Khandu specifically noted in his...

Hundreds join protest against racial discrimination

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Hundreds marched in protest on Thursday in Itanagar against what they termed a racial attack on one Arunachalee, Higio Gungtey, a student of Christ University, Bengaluru. Gungtey, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh and is a fourth-semester student of Christ University, was allegedly beaten and forced to...

Special Tiger Protection Force: listen to their voices

Nandini Velho On the 29th of February 2008 the Union Finance Minister announced a one-time investment of Rs. 50 crores to the National Tiger Conservation Authority for the constitution of the Special Tiger Protection Force (hereafter STPF). Notably 100% of central assistance would be provided to States under the ongoing...

3 hunters arrested, wild meat recovered

PASIGHAT, Mar 16: The Arunachal Pradesh Police, Pasighat on Thursday arrested three persons for hunting of wild animals from the Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary. The arrested have been identified as Makpel Tayeng (38), Kutyan Daring (55) and Boleram Lego (45), all from Borguli village in East Siang district. The police, following...

Corruption is enemy of welfare state: Dr Begi

Awareness on RTI Act TAWANG, Mar 16: Terming corruption as the biggest enemy of the welfare of the people, Chief Information Commissioner Dr Joram Begi reiterated on the need to contain it. He was speaking at an awareness camp on Right to Information Act, 2005, conducted at Zomkhang Hall by...

Gambling prohibited in Capital Complex

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: The District Administration has banned illegal gambling practices reportedly going on in the Capital Complex, including Naharlagun and Banderdewa. Accordingly, the DA invoked Sec 144 CrPC of 1973 r/w the Gambling Prohibition Act, 2011. In its order, the Capital Complex DC stated that violators of the order...

Siang bandh on headquarters issue

Maksam Tayeng PANGIN/PASIGHAT, Mar 16: The second phase of Siang District chakka bandh called by the Siang District Headquarter Welfare Committee (SDHWC), which started on Wednesday, passed of successfully and peacefully baring a single incident of vehicle damage on Thursday near Sanggam Tiniali. Vehicular movement was completely restricted as the agitators...

Seek help from PRIs, religious leaders for immunization : DC

SEPPA, Mar 16: Speaking about the obstacles caused due to ignorance and fear psychosis associated with vaccinations, East Kameng DC Rajeev Takuk advised the department to draw a plan in advance and to seek help from Panchayat and religious leaders, and civil societies to dispel any misconception. He was speaking...

Governor welcomes Modi’s ‘New India’ vision

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcoming the 'New India' vision. The Governor said that along with the rest of the country, the people of the state are very inspired by his vision of 'New India'. He said that...

Parl Secy takes stock of departmental activities

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Parliamentary Secretary, Science and Technology, Tapak Taku on Thursday called upon the officials of the Science and Technology Department (S&TD) to maintain professionalism and work with team spirit so that the benefits of science and technology could reach all sections of the people in the state. Taking...

SBI’s digital and cashless transaction event

ZIRO, Mar 16: The SBI Ziro, in collaboration with the district administration conducted a one-day workshop on Digital India and cashless transaction at the DC's conference hall on Wednesday. The workshop was attended by representatives from business community, NGOs and public. EAC Lod Taker in his deliberation on Digital India and...

Exhibition to mark World Consumer Rights Day

ZIRO, Mar 16: An exhibition-cum-demonstration on various consumer products was held in the premises of Ziro Valley School, Lempia on Wednesday last, on the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day. The programme was organized by the Lower Subansiri district unit department of Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs, in collaboration with...

Forest dept seeks people’s cooperation for wildlife conservation

YINGKIONG, Mar 16: Locals, including youths, PRI members and people of Jengging circle were urged to join hands with the Forest Department in protecting and conserving the rich flora and fauna of the Mouling National park. Addressing a day-long mass awareness campaign on protection of wildlife and biodiversity of Mouling...

GSU reiterates demands, threatens bandh

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: The Galo Students' Union (GSU) reiterated its 10-point demand and asked the state government to fulfill the demands within the next 10 days. Reminding the state government of it ten-point memorandum, which was submitted on February 28, the GSU in a reminder letter addressed to the Chief...

Fund for burial cum cremation soon

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Urban Development Minister Nabam Rebia has assured that the required fund would be allocated to Itanagar Municipal Council for construction of a burial cum cremation ground soon. He said this after visiting the 'Burial cum Cremation Ground' at Karsingsa on Thursday, accompanied by Director Town Planning &...

Vocational training prog for rural women

PASIGHAT, Mar 16: Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak on Thursday inaugurated a two-days training program on agro-based and cottage industry at the conference hall of College of Horticulture, Pasighat. While appreciating the DD (ICDS) for their support in women empowerment, DC Tatak said that women in rural areas should come forward...

4 days International Veda conference begins at Gohpur

GOHPUR, Mar 16: The four-day International Veda Conference got off to a colourful start at Gameri High School general ground on Thursday. This was preceded by a cultural rally participated by around 5,000 people from different communities. Cultural troupes from Nyishi and Apatani communities are also participating in the...

Hapoli holds TDS workshop

ZIRO, Mar 16: A workshop on Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) was organized by the Department of Tax and Excise, Lower Subansiri at Hapoli on Thursday. Chairing the meeting, ADC Nending Chatung while lauding the efforts of the Tax and Excise Department in sensitizing the officials on TDS, exhorted the...

Training on tissue culture of orchids

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: A three days training programme on tissue culture of orchids and other plants concluded at the State Horticulture Research and Development Institute (SHRDI), Chimpu on Thursday. The training programme was a part of combined efforts by scientists from SHRDI and State Forest Research Institute for mass production...

Meet to revamp assembly committees

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Addressing the conference of chairmen of Assembly committees for revamping the committees of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday said that to make the government accountable to the public, the committees have active role to play. "Without it, the vision for 'Saabka saath,...

Strict action sought against encroachers

Karda Natam DAPORIJO, Mar 16: Claiming that rampant encroachment and demolition of government quarters in Upper Subansiri district has led to shortage of quarters causing much inconvenience to the government employees, the All Arunachal Pradesh Government Departmental Labours' Union, Upper Subansiri district recently lodged a complaint with the Deputy Commissioner...

Bandh declared illegal

ZIRO, Mar 16: Lower Subansiri District Magistrate, Kemo Lollen has in an executive order U/S 144 Cr Pc, declared the 12 hours bandh call by the All Lower Subansiri District Youth Association on March 17 as illegal. Stating that bandh calls cause untold misery and hardships to patients, students and...

RKM cardiology camp

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: The Ramakrishna Mission Hospital is expected to organize a 'Cardiology Camp' on March 25. Dr Dhritabrata Das of B M Birla Hospital, Kolkata and Dr Nitin Agarwala of Downtown Hospital, Guwahati will give the consultation on pediatric cardiology cases and adult congenital heart diseases. The hospital has...

Org seeks start of TAH

Karda Natam DAPORIJO, Mar 16: The All Tagin Youth Organization (ATYO) has called a 24 hours chakka bandh on March 23 against M/S T K Engineering Consortium, demanding early start of Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) in Upper Subansiri district. The organization had already served an ultimatum to the district administration and the...

RGU to hold national seminar on ‘Anthropology and Public Development Policy’

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: The Department of Anthropology, Rajiv Gandhi University, in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal will organise a two-day long national seminar on the theme 'Anthropology and Public Development Policy: Issues and Challenges', beginning March 17. RGU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tamo Mibang, Minister of Education,...

Induction training for MPW ends

YUPIA, Mar 16: Induction training for all the newly appointed Multi Purpose Workers (MPWs) under Papum Pare district, which began on March 7 last, concluded successfully at the ZPC's hall on Thursday. On the opening day of the batch-wise training, State Programme Officer-cum-Jt DHS (NVBDCP) Dr Alok Yirang and State...

Arunachal to participate in Junior National Football Championship

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: Arunachal Pradesh will participate in the Junior National Football Championship for B C Roy Trophy, scheduled to be held in Chandigarh from April 15 to 30. Accordingly, the Arunachal Pradesh Football Association (APFA) will conduct an open selection trial at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium from March 20 to...

NABARD launches Potential Linked Credit Plan

ITANAGAR, Mar 16: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has launched the Potential Linked Credit Plan (PLP) 2017-18 for Lower Dibang Valley district. It was launched by Deputy Commissioner Deepak Shinde, and District Development Manager, NABARD Nitya Mili in the DC's conference hall. Mili informed that the total...

Outdated departments

Dear Editor, In the era where whole country is crying for Digital India and irrespective of every educated or uneducated person is racing towards digital life, it is painful to find that various important govt. departments of Arunachal Pradesh including Engineering are still practicing offline form submission procedure for recruitments....

Come clear on notification

Dear Editor, With reference to the advertisement no. ED/LS/SSA/Interview-I/2016-17 dated 4th Oct 2016 which was notified by DDSE, Ziro, I would like to ask the concern department to come out with clear cut notifications and clarifications for the delayed recruitment process. It has come to light through reliable source that some...
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