Monthly Archives: April 2017

BJP stages protest, makes its stand on Arunachal clear

Arunachal doesn’t share border with China: Gao ITANANAGAR, Apr 29: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday staged a rally in protest against renaming of six places in Arunachal Pradesh. Condemning China's move, the Party burnt the effigy of Chinese President Xi Jingping. State BJP President Tapir Gao asserted that Arunachal does not...

Union demands reinstatement of terminated workers, threatens stir

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The All Arunachal Pradesh Anganwadi Workers' & Helpers' Union (AAPAW&HU) on Saturday threatened to launch a democratic movement against the authority concerned if it fails to reinstate all the 60 Anganwadi workers from Longding and Tirap districts, who were allegedly terminated by the Deputy...

Grow organic tea with minimal chemicals, says Mein

NAMSAI, Apr 29: Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein has called upon small tea growers to grow organic tea and minimize use of chemicals. Addressing a gathering at the inaugural function of MARKFED Tea Factory on Saturday, Mein informed that there is more demand of organic tea in the market and...

APWWS disapproves granting bail to accused

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society (APWWS) on Saturday expressed its disapproval with the alleged 'hasty way' the prime accused involved in connection with torture of two girls and their mother at Pasighat in the name of witchcraft were granted bail by the Chief Judicial Magistrate...

AdiSU calls for 12 hours bandh

PASIGHAT, Apr 29: The Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) has called for 12 hours East Siang bandh on May 2, demanding that the state government uphold the geo-physical boundary mapping of Adi Baane Kebang, while also upholding the Dharmendra Sharma led High Power Committee. In a statement today, Kaling Eko, Chairman...

The road less traveled: The story of Rubi Lombo

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The magnificent Himalayan range, with its jagged roads and pure air, draws people from all around the world. While some come to the mountains in search of peace and solitude, others take the rough road of adventure and test their physical boundaries. The Himalayas promise adventure in...

Abu Tani’s speaking tree

Flights Of Fantasy ‘Son Takang...you see...too much of wealth acquired easily, in a short time ultimately shortens your life...!’ Abu Tani advised. ‘How is that possible...Abu...I didn’t understand’ Takang replied. ‘You have to understand the value of money...otherwise money starts controlling you’ Abu Tani continued. ‘But Abu...money is required for everything today...money brings...

APSCS&T officials submit memo to NCSM DG

KOLKATA, Apr 29: A team of officials led by theArunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology, Chairman, Bamang Mangha has in a meeting with the Director General of National Council of Science Museum at Central Research Training and Laboratory (CRTL) at Salt Lake,...

Financial literacy prog by RBI and NABARD

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and NABARD conducted a financial literacy awareness programme at Old Tupi Village of Tirap district. The aim of the programme was to create awareness among the general public regarding various financial products that are being offered by banks to the public. Officials...

Handyman dies in accident

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: A truck (tipper) met with an accident at Sopo, killing one Hemanto Borah (handyman) on the spot on April 28. The body of the deceased was handed to his relatives after post-mortem. The driver of the truck, who has sustained grievous injuries, was admitted to Tomo Riba...

ABKYW questions West Siang health dept

PASIGHAT, Apr 29: The Adi Baane Kebang Youth Wing (ABKYW), which has undertaken the initiative to conduct medical camps at various places in East Siang, Siang, Upper Siang, West Siang, Lower Dibang Valley and Namsai districts after getting approval from the Department of Health Services, GoAP raised resentment over...

NEMPDS members call on Governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, P B Acharya on Saturday met the members of the North East Multi Purpose Development Society (NEMPDS), an NGO working towards promotion of self help groups, marketing and manufacturing of handlooms and handicrafts, skill development, amongst others at Itanagar. The Governor...

Awareness prog on disaster management and preparedness

DAPORIJO, Apr 29: The District Disaster Management Office organized an awareness programme on disaster management and mock drill on fire and earthquake at Synghik Hall on Saturday. The programme was participated by PRI leaders of Chikom, Pate, Sigin-I Sigin-II Anchal blocks, representatives from all bazaar committees and volunteers from various...

Durga Vahini Shibir for girls begins at Namsing

NAMSING, Apr 29: A five-day long Durga Vahini Shibir (camp) for girls began at Government Higher Secondary School, Namsing, East Siang on Friday last. In all, 72 girls from 11 villages enrolled for the camp, which is part of a VHP-organized training imparted to young girls all over India annually...

Rebia dissatisfied with pace of work

YUPIA, Apr 29: Minister for UD and Town Planning, Nabam Rebia visited Kamasaki on April 29 to oversee the progress of the under construction bridge sanctioned under NABARD at an amount of Rs 7 crore and expressed his utter dissatisfaction over the slow pace of construction of the bridge...

Army projects under Op Sadbhawana inaugurated

INNAU, Apr 29: The army camps in Innau (Changlang) and Sadiya (Tinsukia) of Chowkham Battalion, under the aegis of Dao Division handed over the 5 KVA Solar Power Projects and toilet blocks constructed under "Operation Sadbha-wana" to the locals. The Innau camp of Chowkham battalion inaugurated a 5 KVA solar...

Ex-servicemen’s rally in Tezu

TEZU, Apr 29: The Chowkham Garrison, under the aegis of DAO Divisionorganized an ex-servicemen's rally on April 29 in Tezu, which was attended by ex-servicemen from nearby villages of Lohit andNamsai district and Sadiya Sub-Division. The programme was inaugurated by the Commander of the 'Lohitpur Garrison' along with the senior...

Book review: Bidhan Sinha’s ‘Kobita – you are my secret love’

‘Kobita - you are my secret love’ (Kobita – Ti mor gupon premika) by Bidhan Sinha in Bishnupriya Manipuri is a narrative avowal in a 425-line string. In the poetry book, the poet, since his tender age, has been traversing the seams of reality and wilderness in search of...

A small tribute

----- Miss Kasinam Lucy Dabi Cl- XII, I G J Govt Higher Secondary School, Pasighat A tribute for the one, Who was star for everyone. He was the torch bearer; The one who had lightened hope in our hearts and removed every fear… He is always been in our heart, Yesterday, today and will be there...

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--- Kritika Barman, VKV-Vivek Vihar School, Itanagar.

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--- M.Bage, VKV-Vivek Vihar School, Itanagar.

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--- Decem Panggeng, VKV-School, Itanagar.

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--- Hage Tagiang, VKV-School Itanagar.

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--- Dukar Sindu, VKV-Vivek Vihar School, Itanagar.

Use Penal Powers ‘Expeditiously’, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley To Enforcement Directorate

NEW DELHI, Apr 29 (PTI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today vowed to make an example of money launderers and tax evaders, and said that penalising powers of the Enforcement Directorate should be used "expeditiously" in cases of non-compliance. Speaking at the Enforcement Day in New Delhi, he called on...

No Talks With Separatists In Jammu And Kashmir, Centre Tells Supreme Court

NEW DELHI, Apr 29 (PTI): The union government made its stand clear and reiterated that there will not be any talks with separatists or those raising slogans of "accession or Azadi" in Jammu and Kashmir. The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Friday that a dialogue to restore normalcy...

Need to strengthen global counter-terrorism mechanism: Prez

New Delhi, Apr 29 (PTI) President Pranab Mukherjee has said there is an urgent need to strengthen the global counter-terrorism mechanism so that the menace can be fought jointly by the international community. At a banquet hosted in honour of visiting President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, Mukherjee said both India...

Modi, BJP politicising triple talaq issue for electoral gains, says Congress

New Delhi, Apr 29 (PTI): The opposition on Saturday charged the prime minister with politicising the triple talaq issue to gain electoral mileage even as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister in Uttar Pradesh said Muslim men use it to change wives and satisfy their “lust”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Made in India to get preference in public procurement:Official

New Delhi, Apr 29 (PTI) The government is working on a policy to incentivise domestic manufacturing by giving preferential market access in public procurement to local manufacturers, a top official said today. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Ramesh Abhishek also said that the country can look forward...

Indians need not worry much about visa restrictions: Cab Secy

New Delhi, Apr 29 (PTI) Indians "need not worry too much" about tightening of visa regime by developed economies as they will have ample opportunities in the country itself, Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha said today. The comment assumes significance as it comes at a time when the US administration...
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