Daily Archives: April 1, 2017

China warns India against allowing Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal

BEIJING, Mar 31: For the second time in a month, China on Friday warned India of "serious damage" to bilateral ties if it allows the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh as Beijing asked New Delhi to honour its "political pledges" on the Tibet issue. "We are seriously concerned about...

Defence Ministry gives its nod for dual use of ALGs

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: The Union Defence Ministry gave a positive nod for dual use of Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs) in Arunachal Pradesh. In a letter, dated 31st March 2017, Defence Secretary G Mohan Kumar wrote to the state government that 'scheduled/ non-scheduled (civil) operations from Ziro, Mechuka, Walong, Along (Aalo),...

Ensure safety of Aadhar operators, instructs DC

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner Tai Kaye instructed all the circle and village authorities to ensure safety and security of data entry operators in their respective locations. The DC, along with District Statistical Officer E M Riram on Friday oversaw the permanent Aadhar enrolment exercise at Tarasso, Balijan...

Kebang appeals for quality Komsing-Sissen road

PASIGHAT Mar 31: Expressing happiness over sanctioning of a new road from Komsing to Sissen village under Siang district by the government, the Nogong Banggo Kebang (NBK) has appealed to the RWD to allot the road construction project only to those capable firms having good record, well equipped machineries...

IMC submits smart city proposal to Ministry of Urban Development

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: The Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) has submitted the final proposal of Itanagar Smart City to the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India on Friday. Itanagar being the capital city, has been included and allowed to participate in the third round of the Smart City Competition amongst...

Illegal construction dismantled at Sonajuli

SONAJULI, Mar 31: in all, eight illegally constructed dwelling houses within Government Seed Farm, Sonajuli, under Banderdewa circle were dismantled during an eviction drive carried out by a team of officials, police and paramilitary forces led by the Circle Officers (COs) of Banderdewa and its Headquarters (HQs) on March...

Cloudburst in Dirang

DIRANG, Mar 31: An incident of cloudburst has been reported from Dirang Nadipahar near the SDC's office on Friday. Though no loss of life has been reported, one store of PHED, a fish shop, two four wheelers and one motor bike were damaged in the incident, which occurred at around...

Minister assures more kerosene quota for Kra Daadi

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: The All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU), in a release, informed that the Minister for Food & Civil Supplies, LM & Consumer Affairs etc. has assured to allocate/provide 12 K Oil quota for Kra Daadi district from April this year. The minister assured this when a team of...

CM flags of Tamut’s maiden Everest expedition

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: Promising Mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh Taka Tamut is gearing up to ascent Mount Everest-the world's highest mountain peak. He is the lone mountaineer from the state for the International Everest Expedition-2017, participated by climbers from across the globe. The expedition will begin on April 7 from Kathmandu, Nepal. Chief...

Orgs demand action as AE allegedly assaulted

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: An Assistant Engineer of Boleng WRD, Tomo Pertin was allegedly assaulted by one Obuk Tapak in between Aalo and Boleng near Samshanghat on Thursday. Reportedly, Pertin was on duty and the incident occurred when he was returning from Aalo. The miscreant, Tapak allegedly followed the vehicle of...

Separate time-zone for north east

The demand for a separate time zone for the North East Region (NER) is not a new one. It has been made since the last many years by various organisations and individuals, including the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) across the socio-political spectrum. The present time zone, so-called the Indian...

Governor attends workshop on India-Japan Partnership for Economic Development in NER

KAZIRANGA, Mar 31: Speaking at the workshop on India-Japan Partnership for Economic Development in North eastern Region on March 30 at Kaziranga, Assam, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, P B Acharya stressed on the need for such workshops that endeavour to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the...

3-month skill dev training under ESTP concludes

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: The three months skills training under "Employment through Skills Training and Placement" (ESTP) component of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) concluded at Skill India Training Centre on Thursday. Altogether, 40 beneficiaries were imparted training on Trade-Field Technician (Computing & Peripherals). The skills training programme, held...

DA cautions against Transmission line

PASIGHAT, Mar 31: In view of the test charging of the 132 KV Pasighat-Roing Transmission Line any time after March 27, the East Siang District Administration has cautioned the people of the district, particularly Mebo Sub-Division and Pasighat area to avoid unauthorized climbing of tower or contact with conductor...

APSCS&T adopts young innovator

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: Responding to an instruction from the office of the Chief Minister and Chairman of the Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCS&T), the APSCS&T has decided to adopt young innovator from New Galaxy Academy, Anang Tadar. The Council has agreed to support him in patenting...

CLC & NFC delegation meets CM

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: A delegation consisting of Central Longte Committee (CLC) and Nyishi Festival Committee (NFC), headed by CLC Chairman Lokam Kani and NFC General Secretary Amit Bengia on Friday called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu to apprise him about the importance and significance in preservation of the oldest...

STS Tawang revenue collection increased

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: The Tawang unit of State Transport Services (STS) has collected a whooping amount of Rs 72,92,954, surpassing its target of Rs 54,11,226 within 23,0115 kilometers. The STS Tawang has managed to achieve the phenomenal feat of 135 percent, exceeding its own target. This was informed by Arunachal...

College teachers meet RGU VC, submit memo

ITANAGAR, Marc 31: The Arunachal Pradesh College Teachers' Association (APCTA) has demanded immediate restoration of the deducted 14 days of summer vacation of college teachers from the Session 2016-17 and enhancement of remuneration for tabulation, evaluation and other confidential works in connection with various university examinations. In this regard, a...

DC reviews MI and IPPI

AALO, Mar 31: The District Task Force Meeting was held under the chairmanship of West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu to review achievements in Mission Indradhanush and Polio Immunization in West Siang district on March 30. Padu stressed on realistic targets by involving the PRIs to reach the target groups...

Mopin starts in Aalo

AALO, Mar 31: The 10-day long Mopin Festival, organised by CMCC Aalo got off to a flying start with the inauguration of cultural extravaganza by West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu at Gumin Kiin on March 30 last. Speaking on the occasion, Padu said that "festivals represent our culture and...

BASU calls for early start of highway works

BASAR, Mar 31: Claiming that 95 percent highway works affected people are satisfied with the compensation amount, the Basar Area Student's Union (BASU) has appealed to the District Administration to complete all formalities and begin work of the highway in Basar area at the earliest. Requesting the administration not to...

Skill development for urban poor

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: A skill development training programe for urban local poor people was launched at Urban Development and Housing, Koloriang and Anini, under the NULM. The training started on March 29 under the banner of Arunachal Pradesh State Urban Livelihoods Mission (ARSULM) by training provider AISECT Pvt ltd. The Deputy...

Training for unemployed youths continue

PALIN, Mar 31: As part of the phase-wise two week training programme for unemployed youths of the state, Palin Circle Officer, Rido Tarak inaugurated the programme on 'House Wiring-cum-Electrician' for the youths of Kra Daadi district at Palin on March 31. Organised by the Manghi Welfare Society (MWS), 35 youths...

Green Badger team plants trees

ITANAGAR, Mar 31: Green Badger team of DC office Koloriang, under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Kanki Darang and ADC C Chukhu on Friday planted more than 100 Nahar trees. The team will also continue to take care of these trees which were planted in the boundary of Government...

Create healthy atmosphere

The report of an assault on data entry operator working for Aadhar enrollment process at the office of Circle Officer, Banderdewa is deeply worrying and exposes the ugly side of state. As per media report, the assaulter was not even arrested despite filing of FIR and was let off...

India’s Suicidal Farmers

Treat mental aberrations By Moin Qazi How many deaths will it take till he knows that too many people have died? The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind; The answer is blowin’ in the wind.--Bob Dylan, Nobel Laureate India’s economy may be soaring, but agriculture remains its Achilles’ heel, the...

Thank you for standing by us

Dear Editor, In our times of despair we have been touched by the immense support and solidarity shown by every citizen of India towards the cause of justice for my son Higio Gungtey. In this respect, we would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to P.B Acharya, Governor...

MP making mockery of democracy

Dear Editor, It is sheer disgusting to hear the recent assault to an Air India employee by Shiv Sena MP Mr Gaikwad. Things have even gone worst when the said political party is protecting for this devil act and have gone to street to support for that goon MP. The...

Govt has done its part

Dear Editor, Since time immemorial, political parties have engaged in rhetoric about curbing black money and corruption. It was all tough talk until the midnight of 8th November, 2016 when PM Narendra Modi declared that Rs 1000 and Rs 500 would no longer be legal tender. The liberals have always...

PM on food wastage and depression

Dear Editor, Apropos PM Modi’s 30th edition of Mann Ki Baat, where he urged people not to waste food. It is said India is a rich country with poor people. Every time we think of wasting even a morsel of food we should recall Gandhiji's Talisman and recall the face...
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