Daily Archives: April 15, 2017

No deliberate intention to usurp Good Friday as Digital India Day: BJP

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The BJP has said that the occurrence of Good Friday and Digital India Day on the same date this year is purely a coincidence. Contrary to the rumors being spread, there is no deliberate intention on the part of BJP Govt. to usurp the Good Friday...

Protest in AUS over stipend, students and army get into scuffle

Staff Reporter NAMSAI, Apr 14: A scuffle broke out between the students of the Arunachal University of Studies (AUS), Namsai and army personnel on Thursday, following a protest by the students of the university demanding stipends. Reportedly, the army personnel were returning after attending computer classes in the same university, when...

CM assures AAPSU to look into demand for regular NERIST, NIT directors

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has assured the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) to place its demands for appointments of regular directors at NERIST and NIT in the upcoming executive meeting. The CM's assurance came when an AAPSU delegation called on him on Friday and apprised...

Governor’s awards for craft center trainees

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, PB Acharya who had visited Craft Emporium in Bomdila, West Kameng recently instituted Awards in the names of eminent personalities for outstanding trainees of the Craft Centre on Friday. Every year, two best trainees from the institution will be given the award while another...

DyCM seeks councillors’ cooperation for highway construction

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Thursday called upon the Councillor of Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) to play a crucial role for smooth construction of four-lane highway from Itanagar to Banderdewa. Addressing a meeting of all the municipal councillors at his official residence to discuss matters related...

Vehicle plunges into gorge, driver injured

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The government vehicle of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Tali has reportedly plunged into a 300 meters deep gorge at Pongrung village near Sangram in Kurung Kumey district on Thursday. The driver is injured grievously as the vehicle reportedly skidded off the road and plunged into deep gorge...

Sangken – water festival begins

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The traditional Sangken Water Festival begun with great enthusiasm and fervour across the State on Friday morning with beating of gong, drums and cymbals and Fra-loung- bringing out images and idols of Lord Buddha to makeshift temple. Sangken marks the beginning of the Tai New Year. The...

Digi Dhan Mela concludes

Total transparency because of IT revolution: Rebia ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The concluding ceremony of the Digi Dhan Mela, an initiative to promote digital payment and cashless transaction, was held on Friday here at Banquet Hall. Minister for Urban Development, Town Planning, Housing, Urban Local Bodies Nabam Rebia said IT revolution...

Central agriculture Secretary visits Ziro

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Secretary Agriculture, Govt. of India, SK Patnaik made a one-day field visit to Ziro on Friday. Secretary visited Kiwi Garden of Nada Duri at Kardo and also visited Large Cardamam garden of Taro Pussang and Kiwi garden of Taro Tatang at Lyako. He also visited famous...

Work with more zeal, Tashi urges party workers

TAWANG, Apr 14: Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Works Department, Jambey Tashi called on the BJP karyakartas and office bearers to prioritize and focus on the poor and weaker sections of the society and serve with more zeal and vigor guided by the Mantra of Antyodaya. He was addressing the BJP...

Pasighat Smart City proposal appraisal meeting held

PASIGHAT, Apr 14: Pasighat Smart City Mission core committee member, Dr. Narmi Darang presented a detail report on final proposal on Smart city which was submitted recently to the Union Ministry of Urban Development during an appraisal meeting organized by the Pasighat Municipal Council (PMC) at the Pasighat Town...

Panchayati and municipal Governments in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Since time immemorial till the advent of statutory Panchayats in Arunachal Pradesh, the political, social, legal and other affairs of the tribesmen were regulated through its indigenous self-governing institutions (like Kabang, Buliang, etc.) only. Following the Chinese aggression of 1962, the Government of India decided to design...

Injured researcher recuperating, army refuses help

Staff reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The condition of environmental Researcher Neyi Jamoh who was dangerously injured by an Army vehicle on April 10 at Solmora, is slowly improving at a Guwahti hospital, according to her colleagues. She had a surgery on her face on Friday. Neyi has suffered multiple...

GSU announces 48 hrs bandh

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: The Galo Students' Union (GSU) on Friday, announced its 3rd phase 48 hours bandh call from 5 AM of Apr 17 to 19 next in all Galo-inhabited areas of West Siang district. The GSU has earlier enforced a 36 hour bandh on Apr 10 in its second...

Tara’s integrated farming system at Sonajuli inspires DyCM

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has visited integrated farming system at Sonajuli under Banderdewa Circle in Papum Pare district on Thursday. Spread over the 35 square km of land, farm owner Tana Nekam Tara, besides growing tea, lemon grass, orange and rubber, incorporated fishery, poultry, goat...

Teacher’s quarter gutted

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: One semi-permanent government quarter belonging to one Biri Paya, Assistant Teacher of Govt. Middle. School, Yapap in Kra Daadi district was completely gutted in a fire which broke out on Tuesday last. All belongings of the teacher was completely turned to ash in the devastating fire, informed...

Fire service week

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Fire Station, Gandhi Market Itanagar has organised Fire Service Day on April 14 under the theme "Firemen - your partner for saving life and property". The event was led by Officer-in-charge, Fire Station Koj Taro. During the day various fire fighting equipments were showcased while public were informed...

Community hall inaugurated

Correspondent RUKSIN, Apr 14: Pasighat West MLA Tatung Jamoh has inaugurated an up-graded community hall at Debing village in East Siang district on Friday. East Arunachal MP Ninong Ering, retired Education Director Tapang Taloh and local panchayat leaders were present on the occasion. Addressing the villagers in the inaugural ceremony, both...

Vodafone Super Net TM 4G launched in Tawang

Tawang, Apr 14: Vodafone India has announced the launch of its Vodafone Super Net TM 4G service in Tawang, which the company said has one of the most challenging terrains to set-up telecom infrastructure. The 4G launch in Tawang follows the successful launch of Vodafone Super Net TM 4G...

Governor greets people on Bohag Bihu

ITANAGAR, Apr 14: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, PB Acharya has greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Bohag Bihu. He expressed hope that the occasion will herald a new era of harmonious relations and prosperity. The Governor also extended best wishes to all brothers and sisters of Assam...

US send message to Taliban & ISIS

The decision of US Military to drop the country's most powerful non-nuclear bomb, known as Mother of All Bomb, on ISIS positions in Afghanistan has ignited international debate about use of such bomb. While US government and its allies have strongly defended the move, section of international communities have...

Assembly By-polls

Bjp smiles most of the way By Insaf The Modi-Shah team has every reason to preen having bagged five of the 10 by-elections in eight States. Its cup of joy is spilling over post its victory in high voltage election in Delhi specially as it comes just eight days before the...

Escaping from police station

Dear Editor, I am angry to read about the recent escape of 12 UTP's from Chongkham Police Outpost under Namsai District. There are lots of unanswered questions about the recent prison escape that I would like point out - 1. How can you lock 12 prisoners inside one jail cell? 2. Is...

Discriminating house owners

Dear Editor, It seems like a curse to be a Nyishi especially when you are looking for a rented room in the capital complex of our state. I have been looking for the same since the last couple of months and have also been able to found some. But then...
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