Daily Archives: March 21, 2017

CoSAAP launches non cooperation movement, AAPSU questions demands

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: The indefinite non-cooperation movement in the form of 'pen and tool' down strike by state government employees under the banner of the Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) in protest against non-fulfillment of its demands began on Monday. The CoSAAP claimed that state government employees...

Lohit forest dept. files FIR against poaching

TEZU, Mar 20: The Lohit Forest Department has filed an FIR against some unknown miscreants at Tezu Police Station on March 19 based on Facebook posts which showed the miscreants (two others without face shown) posing with several dead exotic birds and air rifles purported to be the weapons...

Alleged Police fees collection forces SP to board a truck

PASIGHAT, Mar 20: The police manning the Raneghat, 2 Mile and Ruksin check gates in East Siang district have been alleged of illegal collection of entry and exit fees from vehicles, forcing the SP Pranav Tayal to board a truck incognito to find out the realities. The alleged illegality by...

NABARD launches water conservation campaign

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: The NABARD has decided to launch a major water campaign during the current year, covering around 1,00,000 villages in vulnerable/ water stressed areas and more specifically where the ground water is over exploited. The decision comes on the heels of a similar campaign undertaken last year which covered...

ACRs to be assessed on Aadhar capturing: DC Lohit

TEZU, Mar 20: Taking strong cognizance of the dismal performance of Aadhar seeding with bank accounts in the district, DC Danish Ashraf said that annual appraisal of respective HoDs would be based on Aadhar capturing of their beneficiaries. He said this during a meeting held at Tezu with various department...

The fashion destination that wears a heart inside!

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: 10 am and the 'Mystique Fashion Destination' starts to welcome customers with its latest fashion products on sale. Going by the name of the boutique, one may well label it as another exclusive run-of-the-mill fashion store mushrooming in the state capital Itanagar. Step inside to a...

Motivate people to start their own enterprise: DC

HAYULIANG, Mar 20: Anjaw Deputy Commissioner, M Riba urged all line departments to motivate people and change their mindset by providing technical and motivational support to start their own enterprise. She said this while addressing a Scientific Advisory Committee meeting held at Hayuliang on Wednesday last, which was attended by...

RGU student adjudged best oral paper presenter in NERRSM-2017

SILCHAR, Mar 20: Karsing Megu, a PhD research scholar from the Rajiv Gandhi University's department of Zoology received a trophy from the Vice-Chancellor of Assam University on being adjudged as the best oral paper presenter in the recently concluded North East Regional Research Scholars' Meet-2017 at Assam University, Silchar. Karsing...

Bike lifting incidents on the rise in Pasighat

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Mar 20: There has been an increase in the incidents of motorbike lifting in Pasighat town of late. Over half a dozen of motorbikes have been stolen from different parts of the township during the last couple of months. The lifters are even daring to steal motorbikes from Bakin Pertin...

Skill young people to empower them, says Education Minister

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: Addressing the 23 trainees who completed their three-month residential training in hospitality here at Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC), Education Minister Honchun Ngandam spoke of the importance of skilling young people in order to empower them. The Minister, while expressing happiness over seeing many trainees from his...

Singing legends honoured

AALO, Mar 20: The awards conferring ceremony for All India Radio (AIR) artistes of the 1970s and 1980s of the Galo community was organized at Gumin Kiin, Aalo recently. The awards were conferred in different categories-GGL Group Lifetime Achievement Award in lyrics, GGL Group Galo Centurion Melodies (GCM), GGL Group...

Community-based eco-tourism training at Ziro

ZIRO, Mar 20: A training-cum-awareness programme on 'Community Based Eco-Tourism for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood Development' was conducted by the G B Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD), North-East unit, Itanagar at Mother's Home of Achukuru Welfare Society, Ziro on Saturday last. The programme aimed...

Rider arrives solo in capital

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: Nikhilesh from Mumbai has arrived here on Sunday on a solo motorcycle expedition with the theme 'Indian Diversity' and met Director of Youth Affairs D K Dinglow and Adventure Cell In-charge Dr K R Meetei. He started his journey from Mumbai on January 21, 2017 and has...

20 nurses graduate

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: The capping ceremony of the 30th batch of students of the Ramakrishna Mission Hospital School of Nursing was held on Saturday at the Vivekananda Hall, Ramakrishna Mission Hospital, Itanagar. At least 20 nurses received their caps on the occasion from the Principal and Vice Principal of the...

AdiSU opposes inclusion of Nari-Koyu in Lower Siang

PASIGHAT, Mar 20: The Adi Students Union (AdiSU) has reiterated its strong opposition to inclusion of any area falling under Nari-Koyu Assembly Constituency with Lower Siang district. Reacting to a demand of a students' union seeking non-exclusion of any area under Nari-Koyu Assembly segment from Lower Siang district, AdiSU in...

Heema Hospital goes hitech

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: Heema Hospital has installed a state-of-the-art M4 Medtronic Microdebrider for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. The M4 Micro-debrider is the latest advanced machine of its kind with in-built suction and irrigation, which has the capacity to cut tissues with 360 degree accessibility. It makes surgery more precise and...

Weeklong training on effective communication at RGGP

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: A weeklong soft skill training programme on "Effective Communication" was conducted for the first year students of all the disciplines at Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic (RGGP) here under AICTE-NEQIP scheme from March 15 to 20. The objective of the training programme was to improve communication aspects and...

SFSC Aalo celebrates 10 years

AALO, Mar 20: To mark the successful completion of 10 years of its service in the field of education, St Francis De Sales College, Aalo celebrated its decennial with a vibrant and colourful programme on March 18 last. With the motto "Light to enlighten", the St Francis De Sales College,...

Kiwi saplings distributed

HAWAI, Mar 20: Kiwi saplings were distributed to about 32 farmers and farm women from Chameliang, Rittiliang, Hayugam, Phillang and Barafu villages during a ICAR, KVK Anjaw organized day-long training programme under BADP scheme on 'Plantation of kiwi fruit under Hayuliang-Goiliang circle' at Chameliang village on Monday. During the programme,...

Eco-friendly dustbins distributed

ZIRO, Mar 20: Eco-friendly dustbins were distributed to each household of Tasso village, Ziro on Sunday last, by the Tasso Clan Youth Organization (TCYO) to ensure cleanliness during the ensuing Hari-Bulla Myoko festival. Members of the TCYO had also conducted a cleanliness drive at the said village earlier on...

Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: The fifth 'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav' is being organized in the North Eastern region from March 23 to 31 at Parade Ground, Tawang. The opulent main stage at Parade Ground will also exhibit cultural programmes from March 23 to 25 in between 12:30 pm to 4 pm. Around 100...

APTOA mourns death of tourist

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: The Arunachal Pradesh Tour Operator Association (APTOA) has mourned the tragic death of a Bulgarian tourist at Sela Pass on Sunday and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul. The APTOA also appreciated the Indian Army for rescuing the 127 tourists who were stuck in...

International Day of Happiness

CHANGLANG, Mar 20: The Assam Rifles based in Changlang under Dao Division organized various activities in its area of responsibilities on the occasion of International Day of Happiness. The activities included a medical camp in Khimyong, painting competitions at Manmao and drawing competition at Margherita. (DIPRO)

Economic blockade is inhuman

The nearly five-month-long economic blockade on the two National Highways of Manipur by the United Naga Council has come to an end since last night. The blockade was lifted following tripartite talks among the representatives of the Centre, new BJP State Government and the UNC at Senapati District Headquarters...

Strategic connectivity of North east and its Tourism Potential

Dear Editor, North East always finds a mention on a tourism bucket list. There are wild destinations to witness three sixty degree happiness. But there is transportation bottleneck in the entire north eastern states. We need to find the opportunity to capitalize it. National highways of north east carry strategic interest...

ISRO commissions two major facilities at VSSC

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 20: ISRO on Monday commissioned two major facilities– a Hypersonic Wind Tunnel and Shock Tunnel– at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre at Thiruvananthapuram as part of its continuous and concerted efforts to minimise cost of access to space. ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar said commissioning of such facilities...

87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list

New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) In its bid to check the "misuse" of funds under MNREGA, the Rural Development Ministry has removed as many as 87 lakh job cards from the beneficiaries list, Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav said today. "The Rural Development Ministry had started a cleansing drive to...

NIA issues fresh summons to Zakir Naik

NEW DELHI, Mar 20 (PTI): The NIA on Monday issued a second notice to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik asking him to appear before it on March 30 in a case filed against him under an anti-terror law. The agency had early this month issued the first summons asking him...

India to attract $4.2 billion global investment: Report

Mumbai, Mar 20 (PTI): With India emerging as a preferred investment destination, the country is expected to witness nearly $4.2 billion new capital in the realty sector in 2017, says Cushman & Wakefield. According to a report titled 'The Great Wall of Money' by the global consultant, new capital available...

4,000 Resident Doctors Stay Away From Duty In Maharashtra Hospitals

MUMBAI, Mar 20 (PTI): Over 4,000 resident doctors in Maharashtra's government hospitals did not report for duty today to protest the incidents of attack on their colleagues, an official said. The issue also came up before the Bombay High Court with an activist filing a petition seeking a direction to...
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