Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

DCM inaugurates Tertiary Cancer Centre

Rs. 3 Crore allocated for free chemotherapy of APST patients NAHARLAGUN, Apr 10: Inaugurating the Tertiary Cancer Centre at Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) at Naharlagun on Monday, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein informed that the government has allocated Rs 3 crores to provide free...

Lack of infra., coaches and fund hindering development of sports in Arunachal

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 10: A consultative meeting of all the registered state level sports associations, Arunachal Olympic Association (AOA) and officials of the Department of Sports and Youths Affairs was held in the conference hall of the Sports Authority of Arunachal, Chimpu near here on Monday and discussed various...

Dalai Lama emphasises on rationality of religion

Staff reporter TAWANG, Apr 10: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama has emphasised on rationality of religion stating that mere rituals are not important if the deeper meaning of religion is not understood. He said this while speaking on Secular Ethics and Happiness at Kala Wangpo...

Demand to functionalize Likabali as district headquarter grows louder

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 10: The demand to functionalize Likabali as district headquarters of Lower Siang district grew louder as various organisations of the Galo community, headed by the Galo People's Front (GPF), and supported by the Galo Welfare Society (GWS) and District Demand Joint Committee (DDJC) took out a...

Man allegedly kills father

DumpoRIJO, Apr 10: In a shocking incident, a man killed his father and buried the body near his house at Pomte Bage, under Dumporijo Police Station. Acting on a tip off, the Arunachal Pradesh Police, Dumporijo unit, under the close supervision of Superintendent of Police Taru Gusar arrested the accused,...

Start construction of two-lane NHIDCL road soon, says Rebia

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Urban Development and Town Planning Minister Nabam Rebia has called upon the officials of the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) to take necessary steps to start construction work of the road stretches from Khola Camp to Bage Tinali within this month. Addressing a meeting held...

Reconsider decision to close down engineering wings: AAPSU

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Taking serious note of the reported move of the state government of winding up various engineering branches in Education, Sports and Tourism departments in the state, the All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has appealed for reconsideration of such a decision, saying that it will have...

Heavy storm & hail damages 10 houses

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 10: A heavy storm accompanied by hail stones created havoc at Mibang village under Paglam circle of Lower Dibang Valley district, damaging at least 10 houses on Sunday evening, informed Dambuk ADC Atul Tayeng this evening. Temporary school building with a kitchen and four granary houses, store...

APPDSU requests immediate posting of subject teachers

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: The All Papum Pare District Students Union (APPDSU) has requested the Deputy Director of School Education, Yupia to immediately post TGT in English, Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematic and Social Science at Government, Secondary School, Mengio. The Union also claimed that the school authority is refusing to take...

ATCO opposes CoSAAP’s demand on retirement limit

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Even before the state government has considered the demands of the Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP), including enhancement of retirement age limit from 58 to 60 years, the Abo Tani Clan Organization (ATCO) on Monday urged the government not to consider the...

Media students urged to focus on advertising & public relations

RONO HILLS, Apr 10: 'Media students should focus on subjects like advertising and public relations besides social, health and developmental sectors which offer lots of scope for communication professionals today', said Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) Head of Department, Mass Communication, Dr Kh Kabi on the inaugural day of a...

National seminar on Tibetan Buddhism underway

BOMDILA, Apr 10: The four-day long national seminar on 'Tibetan Buddhism and the People of the Himalayan Region' commenced on Sunday last at Thupsung Dhargyeling (TDL) Monastery, Dirang, which coincided with the visit of HH, the Dalai Lama to West Kameng and Tawang districts. Vice Chancellor of Central University of...

Ngandam announces development funds for DIET Khonsa

KHONSA, Apr 10: Education Minister Honchun Ngandam visited the District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), Khonsa and announced a special package of Rs 15 lakhs for improvement of water supply, Rs 25 lakh for electrification and Rs 60 lakh for security boundary wall. While inspecting the infrastructure of the...

Maintain quality of work: Libang

YINGKIONG, Apr 10: Minister for Rural Development & IPR, Alo Libang stressed on the need to maintain quality of work in every government sponsored scheme. He said this while addressing the villagers of Gossang at Community Hall, Gossang on Friday last. Libang earlier inaugurated the CC Road from BRTF road...

30-member ArSRLM women SHG team to take part in ‘Aajeevika Mela’

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: A 30-member women SHG team under the Arunachal State Rural Livelihoods Mission (ArSRLM) is participating in the 'Aajeevika Mela' being conducted by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India (MoRD) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from April 14 to 23. The ArSRLM will also put up...

Ering writes to CM on shifting of office

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Member of Parliament Ninong Ering has written to the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh for shifting of offices of various Heads of Departments (HoDs) meant for eastern zone, to the eastern part of the state for administrative convenience. In his letter to Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Ering...

Festival greetings

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu conveyed their warm greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh, particularly the Tutsa community on the festive occasion of 'Pongtu.' The Governor expressed hope that the festivity will herald in new dawn of peace, happiness...

NFCM reconstituted

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Senior BJP leader and former Minister R K Khrimey has been appointed as the non-official member of the Governing Council of National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCM) which was reconstituted recently. The NFCM is headed by the Union Home Minister as its chairman.

Early disbursement of compensation demanded

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Itanagar-Banderdewa Highway Land Affected People's Forum (IBHLAPF), in a representation addressed to Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex, demanded immediate disbursement of compensation against land acquired for construction of the 4-lane National Highway (NH-415) from Chandranagar to Banderwa. In its representation, the Forum claimed that the compensation amount...

36 BN CRPF celebrates Valour Day

KHONSA, Apr 10: The 36BN CRPF celebrated Valour Day on April 9 to commemorate the battle of Sardar Post on the Kutch Gujarat border in 1965, in which two companies of CRPF gunned down 34 soldiers of the enemy and repulsed a brigade level attack by Pakistan. On the fateful...

New edition English-Nyishi dictionary released

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: A new edition English-Nyishi dictionary compiled by Reverend Tar Choya was released in a function held at Model village, Naharlagun on Friday last. The Dictionary is published by Komc Lvlaq Society (KLS), Model village Naharlagun. The first edition of the same dictionary was released in 2009 by...

Initial training camp for children concludes

YINGKIONG, Apr 10: Over 40 children were trained on various health and sports related activities during a week-long Initial Training Camp conducted by the RSS, which concluded at VKV building on Sunday last. Speaking during the valedictory function, ZPM Bading Teng lauded the RSS team for conducting the much need...

Dr Gyanendra Mani new OIC of NABARD APRO

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Deputy General Manager, Dr Gyanendra Mani on Monday took over as Officer In-charge of NABARD Arunachal Pradesh Regional Office. Deputy General Manager, Dr Gyanendra Mani did his PhD in Agricultural Economics from G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. He has conducted about 40...

DHS staff no more

ITANAGAR, Apr 10: Tage Yasung, a former Peon of NVBDCP branch of the Directorate of Health Services, Naharlagun passed away on April 7 last. Born on 11 April, 1976, Yasung joined her services on 19 April, 1999. She is survived by her husband three sons and a daughter. Meanwhile, the...

Make effort to re-start the peace process

The Indo-Pak relation is once again in spin following the decision of Pakistan to execute alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. A Pakistani military court has sentenced him to death but has not informed when he will be executed. Yadav was arrested on March 3 last year and accused by...

Polo Park is becoming centre of anti-social activities

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily I would like to write about ongoing vulnerability happening in and around Polo park, Naharlagun. It is disheartening to see the teenager come to Polo Park not for healthy reason but to indulge in bad activities. Many young boys and girls...

Work, Dirty Four Letter Word

India on perpetual holiday! By Poonam I Kaushish Revel, its party time honey! Put it down to mid-April madness whereby India seems to be in perpetual holiday mode. Thanks to work being work letter word, notwithstanding Modispeak, “Na mein khali baithunga, na main baithne doonga.” Ki pharak penda hai! All one needs...

IPO available in Itanagar head post office

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily I would like to inform the aspiring candidates of Arunachal Pradesh applying for the various posts of high court that IPO is now available at Itanagar head post office. I would also like to request all the department conducting examinations, that a notice be sent...

Melas have turned into gambling zone

Dear Editor, Growing up as a kid, the one event that I earnestly anticipate was the arrival of ‘MELA’ in the town. For me, Mela meant celebration; it was a joyous experience, a time of happiness and unlimited fun. From the high volume screaming during Giant Wheel rides to the...

India, Australia ink pact to expand counter-terror cooperation

New Delhi, Apr 10 (PTI): A pact to significantly expand counter-terror cooperation was among six agreements India and Australia inked today as the two countries called for strong action against those financing and providing sanctuary to terror groups. However, no breakthrough was achieved during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
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