Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

No road no vote; villagers threaten to boycott LS poll

ROING, Apr 9: In a dramatic turn of events, the people of Ahi Valley in Dibang Valley district have unanimously decided to not participate in the electoral process in the next elections, pledging "No Road, No Vote", until their demands of road connectivity is heard by the government. Reportedly, the...

Highway administration to start eviction between Chandranagar & Papu Hapa

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: The newly appointed Highway administrator cum ADM and Chief Estate Officer Talo Potom has informed that he will start eviction drive on NH-415, especially from Chandranagar to Papu Hapa from this month onward. The eviction will start from Papu Hapa to Chandranagar (10 KM) after following due...

Tawang gets a museum on Dorjee Khandu and Sixth Dalai Lama

Tawang, Apr 9: Tawang has added another milestone with the inauguration of The Dorjee Khandu Memorial Museum at Famla here by His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama on Sunday afternoon.The Dorjee Khandu Memorial Museum, which has a section on the Sixth Dalai Lama, who was born in Tawang, is...

Who is gaining from Dalai Lama’s visit ?

It was around September last year that news about the proposed visit of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, to Arunachal Pradesh gathered momentum. Before that, his impending visit to the hilly state had been making news in the national media. Even previous Chief Ministers, including Nabam Tuki...

WASE helps police arrest drug peddler

[ Maksam Tayeng PASIGHAT Apr 9: On a tip off by sources of the Women Against Social Evils (WASE), an alleged drug peddler, identified as Nanu Yingo was nabbed by the Arunachal Pradesh Police, Pasighat unit. At least four packets of brown sugar were seized from the possession of the...

Make Arunachal economically vibrant state: Governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya has exhorted the government officers to join hands to make Arunachal Pradesh economically independent and vibrant. Interacting with Government officers of Bhalukpong Circle at Bhalukpong in West Kameng district on Sunday, the Governor said that government officers are the pillars...

DC expresses concern over deteriorating condition of Tamen bridge

Ziro, Apr 9: Lower Subansiri Deputy Commissioner Kemo Lollen has expressed deep concern over the deteriorating condition of 120 meter span Tamen Bailey Bridge over river Kamle in Tamen after the Highway authorities took over this stretch of road from BRTF. Terming the bridge as lifeline of the people of...

ANSU against involvement of money in union election

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: The All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU) has appealed to the members and candidates aspiring to contest in the ensuing ANSU general election scheduled to be held in the last week of this month to conduct their election campaigns without involving money. The union said it has decided...

National Lok Adalats settle 126 cases

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: In order to provide amicable and speedy solution to various pre-litigation, pending criminal, civil and MACT cases, Lok Adalats were held in various lower courts throughout the state on Saturday. In total, 126 civil and criminal cases were settled out of 649 listed for hearing, and recovered...

RGU students conduct field study trip to Majuli

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: The students of Geography Department of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), led by Professor Tomo Riba conducted a one-day field study trip to Majuli on April 9 to study human adjustment to flood. Accompanied by Assistant lecturers Bubu Boruah and Dhiren Saikia from North Lakhimpur College and Kherajkhat...

Taga inspects NLCPR road from Kaying to Gate-Gasheng

KAYING, Apr 9: Power Minister Tamiyo Taga, along with Siang district Deputy Commissioner Rahul Singh inspected the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) road proposed from Kaying to Gate-Gasheng recently. The work is presently being done on Phase 1 Part A, and was sanctioned by the Ministry of DoNER, GoI....

Manipulation in tendering process alleged

DAPORIJO, Apr 9: An FIR has been lodged in Itanagar Police Station against the private construction company engaged for construction of road from Sigam to Dayam and the tendering authority of the road work by the villagers of the concerned areas for allegedly adopting illegal practices to win and...

Most wanted NSCN (K) cadre nabbed

Lazu, Apr 9: A senior and most wanted cadre of the NSCN (K) was apprehended from Lazu village of Tirap district by the security forces. Self-Style Second Lieutenant Kijen Rongshong of the outfit, who was allegedly involved in an attack on security forces, was nabbed by the Khonsa Battalion of...

Taba Yall gets Vasundhara Award

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: Councilor and renowned artiste Taba Yall Nabam has been awarded the Vasundhara Award by Sreemanta Sankar Mission, in collaboration with North East Council (NEC) Government of India for NE Women Entrepreneur of the Year (2014-15) for Arunachal Pradesh on her outstanding creative ethnic designs to preserve,...

Kaso inaugurates RCC bridge

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: Local MLA Techi Kaso has inaugurated a 20 meter span RCC bridge, which connects Mobsi and Ganga Panchayat over Seinki River. Kaso, who is also Parliamentary Secretary of Urban Development and UD, Town Planning, assured the people that he would consider the memorandum submitted by members...

Fire devours house of APYC President

CHIMPU, Apr 9: A major fire broke out on Saturday midnight at the attached SPT building of Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) President Jikke Tako at Chimpu. The fire, which is understood to have started due to a short circuit, completely gutted the SPT house. However, no loss of...

Two days workshop on FESS held at Samaritan Hormin Hospital

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 9: Two days live interactive Loving Otology and Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) workshop was conducted at Samaritan Hormin Hospital on April 7 and 8. Altogether, 11 patients were operated successfully, of which eight patient underwent tympanomas-toidectomy and tympanoplasty for perforating ear drum using an operating microscope. Three...

Gao on Upper Subansiri tour

DAPORIJO, Apr 9: State BJP President Tapir Gao took part in a plantation programme and cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharat Mission in the Circuit House (Daporijo) premises on April 8 organized by Managing Director of Mell Botom Tourist Lodge Dosh Dasi. All the four MLAs of Upper Subansiri-- Punji Mara,...

ZPM team reaches Anjaw on exposure tour

Correspondent RUKSIN, Apr 9: On its month-long inter-district exposure tour, a ZPM team of East Siang district has reached Hawai and visited some parts of Anjaw district this evening. During its visit the team found that Prime Minister Awas Yojana (earlier known as IAY) scheme is properly implemented in the...

Skill development for farmers

KAYING, Apr 9: A skill development cum farmers training programme on agro-horticultural crops under BADP was organized at Kaying by the Department of Horticulture. The training programme was materialized out of the 10 percent training component under the 2016-17 BADP Scheme pertaining to Kaying Payum CD Block. Siang Deputy Commissioner Rahul...

Dr Meena crowned Mrs India North 2017 2nd runner up

NEW DELHI, Apr 9: Dr Duyu Meena Mudang of Arunachal Pradesh was crowned the second runner up at the recently concluded Mrs India North 2017, held at the Radisson Blu, New Delhi. Dr Meena was also adjudged Mrs Remarkable along with the title of the second runner up after four...

JNC organises field trip to Mebo and Siluk

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: The PG Department of History, JNC on Sunday organized a field trip to Mebo and Siluk with a view to revisit the Kebang and its relevance from past to the present. The trip was conducted to give a solid feedback to all the fourth semester students, who...

Basic computer course

DAPORIJO, Apr 9: The six-week basic computer training for unemployed youth of border area under BADP programme started at LEF Computer Institute, Daporijo on Sunday. The inaugural function was attended by Associate Professor of Government Degree College, Daporijo Dr Tagio Kodak and Horticulture Development Officer, Daporijo Tamar Riamuk. Both Dr Kodak...

NSUI foundation day

ITANAGAR, Apr 9: The Arunachal Pradesh unit of National Students Union of India (NSUI) celebrated the 46th foundation day of NSUI at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on April 9. The programme started with hoisting of NSUI flag by State NSUI President Tanu Nima. Highlighting the history of NSUI and its...

Good initiative

The decision of the government of Arunachal to rationalize transfer and posting of teachers has come in right time. This was long due and if properly implemented will immensely improve the education scenario of the state. Education department has informed that process for rationalizing transfer and posting of teachers...

UP’s Farm Loan Waiver

Double-edged political sword By Shivaji Sarkar Indian farmers are in distress. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s Rs 36,359 crore farm loan waiver is the beginning of a new thought process. It can neither be dismissed as a mere scoring of political point nor bad economics as many bankers and critics...

Beef ban is against fundamental choice of food

Dear Editor, I used to believe that in India right to life, liberty, choice of food was well defined until emergence of "New India" -under BJP government where citizen is getting divided on the basis of beef and non beef eaters. India the land of diverse belief, culture, religion and...

Use Skywalk

Dear Editor, Time and again it has come to notice that our innocent Ane-Abo, urbane Brothers and Sisters as well as well non-Tribal brothers cross the traffic congested road directly without giving a single thought of using Skywalk. By standing beneath the Skywalk, built by our esteemed Govt., they use...

Create self-employment opportunities

Dear Editor, Self-employment has acquired much significance these days as employment opportunities for youths are less nowadays. Even highly qualified youths do not get the jobs they deserve. This is because the number of educated youths is increasing year by year, but the job opportunities remain more or less the same...

Dalai Lama’s successor must have China’s endorsement: China’s think-tanks

BEIJING, Apr 09 (PTI): China's official think-tanks countered the Dalai Lama's assertion that Chinese government cannot decide about his successor, saying the next highest monk of Tibetan Buddhism must have the endorsement of Beijing. "The government of the People's Republic of China has proclaimed the power to approve the naming...
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