Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

China tells India not to use Dalai Lama to undermine Beijing’s interests

BEIJING, Apr 17: China said that the recent visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh has had a "negative impact" on China-India ties and New Delhi should not use the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader to "undermine" Beijing's interests. "The Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh had a negative impact...

GoI displeased with GST connectivity services

BOMDILA, Apr 17: The Secretary (Revenue) GoI, Hasmukh Adhia has expressed dissatisfaction over the connectivity services being provided and the works being carried out for total connectivity in the state for implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Attending a meeting with the service providers on Sunday last to take...

AAPSU seeks attention of VC to improve RGU

ITANAGAR, Apr 17: The members of the All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) on Monday called on Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) to review the educational scenario and apprised him of the aspirations of the students. The Union submitted a ten-point memorandum to the Vice Chancellor and highlighted...

Effa denies allegation as villagers’ burn effigy demanding his ouster

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 17: Alleging that Hydro Power Corporation Limited Chairman Tungri Effa attempted to siphon off an amount of Rs 2 crores against a retaining wall and approach road meant for Tigdo Middle School without implementing the work, the villagers and Yupia Youth Welfare Association (YYWA) staged a...

BRO DG reviews progress of roads in border areas

ITANAGAR, Apr 17: Director General of Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen S K Shrivastava reviewed the progress of works on operationally critical roads in the area of responsibility of Project Arunank from April 12 to 14. While inspecting the Kimin-Potin road, which is being upgraded to National Highway Double Lane...

Amanpreet wins JK Tyre Festival of Speed

DIRANG, Apr 17: Former Indian National Rally Champion Amanpreet Ahulawalia showcased his driving prowess as he dominated the three- day JK Tyre Arunachal Festival of Speed and was adjudged the winner. The Noida-based veteran rallyist and his navigator Ajay Kumar were virtually unbeatable on each of the three days, winning...

AAPPTF demands shifting of SMS factory, threatens stir

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 18: The All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF), led by its president Dobing Sonam reiterated its demand to the state government, particularly the concerned authority to immediately shift the SMS Smelter Factory located at Lekhi village, Naharlagun to some other place. Addressing a press conference at...

Arunachal has lot of scope for micro, small and medium enterprises: MoS Singh

BOMDILA, Apr 17: Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Giriraj Singh said that Arunachal has rich potentialities and a lot of scope for micro, small and medium enterprises. The Union Minister, who was on his maiden visit to the district, was addressing the weavers and...

Skill Development and Capacity Building Training under BADP

KOLORIANG, Apr 17: Koloriang DPO, Dr Joram Anu inaugurated a skill development and capacity building training programme under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) scheme for the unemployed youths of border blocks and flagged off a batch of trainees for undergoing training in various trades outside the district and state...

Farmers urged to avail central-sponsored agri schemes

RUKSIN, Apr 17: Farmers and villagers were made aware of various centrally sponsored schemes on agriculture and allied sectors during an interaction and awareness meeting at Ruksin village on Monday. Detailed discussions were held on the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (irrigation schemes), Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and other...

School boy dies in Midpu

DOIMUKH, Apr 17: Nabam Abo, a 17 year old school boy drowned in Midpu River on April 17. The class X student was the son of Nabam Ishor of Khola camp, Doimukh. His body was recovered at around 3.30 PM after the NDRF, Doimukh Police and NEEPCO officials were put into...

VKAJ organizes personality development camp

ROING, Apr 17: The Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti (VKAJ) branch of Roing organized a five days personality development camp for students from April 10 to 15 at VKV campus, Roing. VKAJ Nagar Sanchalak, Yashik Pertin informed that the camp was organized to give the future generation a positive direction and...

RGU to organize a collaborative national seminar

ITANAGAR, Apr 17: A three-day national seminar on Archaeology, History, Art, Museums and Folklores of the North-East India is being organized by Rajiv Gandhi University in collaboration with the Indian Archaeological Society and National Museum Institute, New Delhi from April 20 at the university. Many eminent scholars, academicians, planners, scientists...

AUS students meet on stipend issue

NAMSAI, Apr 17: The students of the Arunachal University of Studies (AUS), Namsai conducted a meeting on April 16 at Namsai PWD Circuit House regarding the non-issuance of stipend with members of other student unions to bring a rational solution to the issue. The student representatives of AUS laid down...

Indian Army undertakes development projects in Siang Valley

YINGKIONG, Apr 17: The 3 Mahar Regiment of the Indian Army under Siang Brigade distributed furniture, office equipment and computer sets to Government School Mariyang in Upper Siang district to facilitate quality education to the students at remote areas. The items were distributed in a small function organized at Government...

Awareness prog for women held

ITANAGAR, Apr 17: Awareness on issues like domestic violence, women and child rights etc was created among women residents of various colonies of Itanagar like, Raj Bhawan Colony, near Ayurvedic garden, 6 Kilo during an Arunachal Nari-Bal Kalyan Sanstha (ANBKS) organized day-long legal awareness programme on Monday. Speaking during the...

Gaon Buri dies

TORU, Apr 17: Gaon Buri (GB) of Kheel village under Toru circle, Teli Mesap breathed her last on April 13 after prolonged illness. She was serving as GB for a long time and was very active and known for her diligence in her duties. She is survived by three sons...

Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy begins in Kra-Daadi

PALIN, Apr 17: The district level football and volleyball tournaments for Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy for Kra-Daadi district were kicked off at general ground on April 15. The tournament started off with women's football match between Tali and Palin block, which was won by Palin. Tali and Palin were again pitted...

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by five runs

Hyderabad, Apr 17: Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by five runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here tonight. Sent into bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 159 for six with skipper David Warner hitting 70 off 54 balls at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. In reply, Punjab were staring at...

Pandey, Yusuf guide KKR to thrilling 4-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils

New Delhi, Apr 17: Half centuries by Yusuf Pathan and Manish Pandey enabled Kolkata Knight Riders overcome early jitters en route a thrilling four-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier League match on Monday. It was a team effort by KKR, who first rode on Sunil Narine...

Morgan resigns as EB coach; Colaco may take over

Kolkata, Apr 17: East Bengal head coach Trevor Morgan today resigned from his post following the club's debacle in the ongoing I-League football tournament, where they crashed out of the title race after suffering four consecutive defeats. "We have received a mail from Morgan this evening. He wants to go...

Manchester United rock Chelsea to ignite title Premier League race, Liverpool on rise

MANCHESTER, England, Apr 17: Manchester United blew the Premier League title race wide open with a 2-0 win over lethargic leaders Chelsea, while Liverpool are back in third place after a 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Antonio Conte's Chelsea side were rocked by Marcus Rashford's early...

Srinivasan cannot represent BCCI in ICC meet, says SC

New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) Former BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot represent the Board at the ICC meeting next week as he has been held guilty of conflict of interest, the Supreme Court said on Monday. The apex court allowed Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI's) Acting Secretary...

Geeta Phogat focuses on Commonwealth, Asian games

Indore, Apr 17 (PTI): Wrestler Geeta Phogat today said she was focusing on the next year's Commonwealth and Asian games. "A year is left for mega events, Commonwealth and Asian games. So I have started my practise which I am going to accelerate in a month," Geeta told reporters here. The...

Aditi Ashok finishes Tied-47th with fine 68 in final round

Kapolei (Hawaii), Apr 17 (PTI) Indian golfer Aditi Ashok bounced back in the final round of the LOTTE Championship with her best card of the week, a four-under 68, to finish Tied- 47th here. It was the third successive cut for the Indian, who is playing on a limited...

John Terry To Leave Chelsea At the End Of Season

London, Apr 17 (PTI): Chelsea great John Terry will leave the club at the end of the season, the Premier League leaders announced on Monday. "John Terry and Chelsea Football Club today jointly announce our captain will leave the club at the end of the season," said a club statement. The...

Rafael Nadal Slips Out of Top 5 In ATP Rankings

Paris, Apr 17 (AFP): Japan's Kei Nishikori climbed two places to fifth in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday at the expense of Rafael Nadal, who slips to seventh. Britain's Andy Murray continues to lead the top 10 which is unchanged aside from Nishikori's upward move, which could have...

Davis Cup: Drawing Canada Presents India a Golden Chance, Says Anand Amritraj

Chennai, Apr 17 (PTI): Former Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj believes drawing Canada in the play-offs presents India a golden chance to make it to the World Group in next year's tournament. The Indian team beat Uzbekistan in Asia-Ocenia zonal match in Bengaluru recently and was drawn to meet Canada...

Formula 1: Sebatian Vettel Victories Could Force a Mercedes Rethink

Manama, Apr 17 (PTI): Formula One world champions Mercedes have indicated they may increasingly have to favour Lewis Hamilton over new team mate Valtteri Bottas to counter the threat posed by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. In practice, that is likely to mean the reluctant imposition of more of the so-called 'team...

Forest fire is threat to humanity

The arrest of two persons allegedly for setting fire to reserve forest at Hollongi is a good step. The forest officials during a patrolling allegedly caught two persons red-handed while they were setting fire to forest under Drupang forest reserve. Duo was handed over to police and a case...
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