Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

Arunachal is changing for development: Mein

KHONSA, Apr 11: "Change is coming to Arunachal Pradesh and the change is for prosperity, growth and development," said Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein while addressing a huge gathering during Pongtu Festival Celebration at Khonsa on Tuesday. Stating that Arunachal Pradesh has a very rich cultural heritage, Mein informed that...

Aadhar card racket busted

ROING, Apr 11: A person was arrested by the police recently for allegedly running a racket of making Aadhar cards in Roing. Reportedly, the arrested accused identified as Jay Kishor Gupta had been illegally making Aadhar cards for people at exorbitant rates. The arrest was made following a raid conducted by...

Dalai Lama concludes Arunachal visit

TAWANG, Apr 11: Thousands of devotees stood along the streets leading to the helipad here with head bowed to bid farewell to the Dalai Lama as His Holiness concluded his four-day visit to the birthplace of the Sixth Dalai Lama on Tuesday. His Holiness left the civilian helipad at around...

Local people express concern over inept planning of Chongkham-Tezu road

CHONGKHAM, Apr 11: The residence of several areas under Chongkham circle have strongly voiced against the raising of heights of road in Chongkham-Tezu road constructed by Navayuga Engineering Company Limited (NECL) and urged for re-laying of the road in the interest of the local people. The area is prone...

‘Renovate RCC bridge’

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Expressing concern over the growing traffic congestion at the steel bailey bridge over Yapu Nallah towards Division-IV installed by the PWD after the collapse of the RCC bridge there, Itanagar Municipal Council Ward No.6 Councilor, Bogum Jumi Teli has in a release on Tuesday, appealed to...

Labourers immensely contribute towards the development of state: Governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: The labourers immensely contribute towards the development and prosperity of the state, said Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya while chairing a meeting held to discuss the pathetic condition of the labourers engaged in the road construction in the state at Raj Bhavan here on...

IMC’s review meeting on garbage collection held

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: A review and interactive meeting with NGOs/ SHG engaged for door-to-door collection of garbage in 13 wards was held in the conference hall of Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC), Naharlagun on Tuesday. Chairing the meeting, Deputy Chief Councilor of IMC Tarh Nachung asked the NGOs to work in...

Lohit becomes 1st district to launch energy efficient UJALA scheme in Arunachal

TEZU, Apr 11: Lohit became the first district in Arunachal to launch energy efficient LED bulbs and LED tube lights at subsidized rates under UJALA Yojana scheme of the Central Government. With this, 9W LED Bulbs and 20W LED tube lights will now cost a minimal of Rs 70 and...

8th Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of KVK

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting, 2017 of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Papum Pare was organized on April 7 at the training hall of the Kendra with the objective to assess the work achievements of the year, 2016-17 and formulation of Action Plan for the year 2017-18. The achievement...

Blueberry fruit cultivation introduced in West Kameng

BOMDILA, Apr 11: In all, three beneficiaries each from Dirang, Kalaktang and Nafra border area blocks were selected to attend training on 'Introductory Cultivation of Blueberry' at Bomdila on Monday last. The training was organized under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) by the state Horticulture Farm Shergaon-Bomdila, in collaboration...

Create awareness on govt welfare schemes, Governor to Trade Union leaders.

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya called upon the Trade Union leaders to create awareness on government welfare schemes, such as Jan Dhan Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana, and assist their members in availing benefits. The Governor said this when the representatives of 12 Trade Unions...

DC East Siang reviews preparedness on dengue and other vector borne diseases

PASIGHAT, Apr 11: With the onset of the summer and rainy season and the need to manage and control the outbreak of Dengue, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Malaria and other vector borne diseases in East Siang district, particularly in endemic low-lying areas, East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak today reviewed...

Mock drill on disaster management at JNV Mahadevpur

MAHADEVPUR, Apr 11: Training on use of first aid and survival tactics was imparted to students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mahadevpur in Namsai district as part of a two-day long Department of Disaster Management, Namsai organized disaster management mock drill on Tuesday. Personnel of 12 Bn National Disaster Response Force...

Nagrik Bhaichara Samitis for better police-citizen relationship

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya met the members of 'Nagrik Bhaichara Samitis (NBS)' - Citizen Fellowship Committee, a brainchild of the Governor, at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. Addressing the committee members, the Governor called upon them to be nodal agents for changing the mindset...

School protection wall collapses

YINGKIONG, Apr 11: The protection wall of Government Middle School, Daggong has collapsed due to heavy rain on Monday night. Reportedly, weak foundation led to collapse of the wall, informed Head Master of the school Obang Yao. (DIPRO)

Itanagar STS rejoice achievement

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: The Itanagar Station of the Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Services (APSTS) on Tuesday celebrated its achievement of meeting the revenue target and accordingly, felicitated some of its dedicated staffs at the State Transport Station Office complex in Ganga. Amidst the display of cultural items by staff and...

DNGC holds workshop on exam -stress

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: The Career Counseling Cell of Dera Natung Government College, Itanagar organised a workshop on 'How To Overcome Examination Stress' in the college auditorium on Tuesday. Dr M Q khan, the co-coordinator of the Career Counseling Cell, initiated the workshop with inviting questions on problem areas from their...

Homecoming reception to Dr Meena, 2nd runner up of Mrs India North 2017

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Dr Duyu Meena Mudang, the 2nd runner up in Mrs India North East -2017, was on Monday last accorded a warm welcome by the Apatani Women Association Ziro (AWAZ), along with the Tanii Supung Dukung (TSD), various NGOs, family members and friends on her arrival at...

RGU Hindi cell conducts personal contact programme

RONO HILLS, Apr 11: A two-day long 'Personal Contact Programme', organized by the Hindi Cell of Rajiv Gandhi University in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, GoI got underway for employees of the University at the University campus on Tuesday. Briefing about the programme, Hindi Officer, Gumpi...

‘Liquor shops in EK are situated beyond 500mt’

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Stating that all liquor shops and wholesalers in Seppa town and other parts of East Kameng are located beyond 500 meters from national/state highways, the All East Kameng IMFL Retailer/ Wholesale Welfare Association has appealed to the state government to let the liquor vendors/ wholesale outlets...

Training for service providers under Domestic Violence Act held

TEZU, Apr 11: The two-day mobilization training camp on roles and responsibilities of voluntary organizations, NGOs and service providers under Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and Sexual Harassment at work place started at BRC Hall on Tuesday. Elucidating the aims and objectives of the camp, Tezu CDPO Sujan Krisikro said that...

Thousands attend 5th NBCC annual conference

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Thousands attended a three-day long 45th annual conference of the Nyishi Baptist Church Council (NBCC), organized by the Doimukh Pastoral Range at Mani Baptist Church on Sunday last. Earlier, on the inaugural day, NBCC President, John Panye hoisted the NBCC flag which was followed by a speech...

GSU’s 2nd phase 36-hr bandh ends

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: The second phase 36-hour bandh enforced by the Galo Students' Union (GSU) in Galo inhabited areas of Upper Subansiri, West Siang and East Siang districts in protest against non-fulfilment of its demands ended 'peacefully' at 5pm on Tuesday. Shops and business establishments remained closed, while vehicles stayed...

NCC wing introduced in Pasighat KV

PASIGHAT, Apr 11: Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pasighat has introduced National Cadet Corps (NCC) as a part of mainstream education curriculum. Addressing the inaugural function of the wing on Monday, East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak said that the NCC is the best platform to promote unity, leadership, spirit of adventure and...

Shifting of Smelter and Satyam Ispat factory demanded

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: The All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Forum (AAPYF) reiterated its demands for immediate shifting of SMS Smelter Factory in Lekhi Village and closing down of Satyam Ispat factory at Banderdewa. In a representation to the Chief Minister, the AAPYF claimed that SMS Smelter Factory is emitting hazardous...

Ray of hope

The news of the inauguration of new Tertiary Cancer Centre at Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) Naharlagun has come as huge relief to the people of state. Inaugurated on Monday by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein the new centre will immensely benefit the poor people...

India’s Loan Waivers

Bane for credit culture By Moin Qazi His speech if of mortgaged bedding, On his kine he borrows yet. At his heart is his daughter’s wedding. In his eye foreknowledge of debt, He eats and hath indigestion. He toils and he may not stop. His life is a long-drawn question. Between...

Ban Gau Rakshak

Dear Editor, Your editorial, "Ban cow vigilante group" published on April 8 has rightly said, "Democratic country like India has no place for illegal and anti-social element like cow vigilante group." Innocent and poor people have routinely been attacked and tortured by the goons of Gau Rakshaks since 2015. They have...

An appeal to APPSC

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily I would like to place my request before the members of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). It has been observed that the commission is busy in seeking consent from abc as a response to RTI filed by xyz candidate. Till...

Waiting for scholarship money

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily, I on behalf of the students of Arunachal University of Studies Namsai, would like to seek clarification regarding non issuance of scholarship money. We are the students of BA 2nd semester in Arunachal University of Studies and we have applied for scholarship under the...
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