Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

A day for the labourers

It is delightful to see that Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya has been continuously advocating for wellbeing of labour class in the state. On the eve of the International Labour Day, the Governor also reiterated that the basic needs of the labourers must be made available to...

Healthy Nation

Low cost nutrition vital By Dr Oishee Mukherjee It is a well-known fact that malnutrition and under nutrition is a big problem in the country and this need to be tackled effectively. As per the Global Hunger Index, 15.2 per cent of the population that is, around 215 million Indians, have...

Generic Medicine

Dear Editor, After PM’s appeal, MCI issued circular for doctors across the country to prescribe medicines on generic names only preferably in capital letters. It will surely help patients to obtain inexpensive drugs instead of brand. However Doctors feel uncomfortable for unknown reasons. The industry would fear shifting of choice...

Plight of Manigong

Dear Editor, There is a small village called Manigong in Mechukha sub -division of West Siang district. This village is still out of mobile network, electricity and road communication is in the mercy of god. Even after 30 years of statehood, Arunachal has failed to develop a small village. Education system...

Bee sanctuaries needed

Dear Editor, Bees and other insect pollinators constitute an important natural tool for efficiently transferring pollen grains from anther to stigma of flowers in case of a large number of important commercial crops and forest tree species around the globe. Unfortunately, the native bee populations across India is showing signs...

Undiagnosed and untreated

Dear Editor, This refers to your editorial “Adequate fund needed to improve health care system” (AF- April 30). India has close to 1 lakh cases of drug-resistant TB & most of them remain undiagnosed and untreated. Close to 100% of the country is covered by DOTS but still the death...

Provide basic needs to workers, says Governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya has said that basic needs, such as accommodation, safe drinking water, medical and education facilities and provisions under the Food Security Act must be made available to the labourers in the state. He said this on the eve of International...

Partial power restoration in Papum Pare

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: The power supply in Jote area has been restored, while the restoration work in Chessa-Sunajuli under Banderdewa is underway. The power supply at various locations in Papum Pare district was completely snapped due to severe cyclone with hailstorm that lashed leaving a trail of devastation. More than...

Tawang remembers Dorjee Khandu on his 6th death anniversary

TAWANG, Apr 30: The 6th death anniversary of former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, late Dorjee Khandu was observed today at the Dorjee Khandu Memorial Museum at Tawang, with a school outreach programme on the theme 'Learning History Through Museums'. Altogether, 320 students from Jang Higher Secondary School, KDS Nursing...

Postal dept releases special cover on Dorjee Khandu

Pema recalls Khandu’s developmental initiative ITANAGAR, Apr 30: The Arunachal Postal Department released a special cover on former Chief Minister, late Dorjee Khandu. The special cover was brought out to commemorate late Dorjee Khandu's contribution in the field of development in Arunachal on his 6th death anniversary. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Deputy...

Undermining the state highway

The central government's declaration to upgrade the 44 kilometre long Margherita-Changlang State Highway road as National Highway has been much appreciated by the people of the eastern-most part of the state. On January 15, 2017, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari during his visit to the state...

SCCZ awards scholarships to graduating students

ZIRO, Apr 30: The Saint Claret College, Ziro awarded 94 scholarships to deserving students, totalling to an amount of Rs 4, 01,000, during the commencement ceremony of the Class of 2017. Held with the motto, "Launching You to Life", two major scholarships were awarded on the occasion. The SSF Scholarships,...

CM seeks to preserve indigenous culture through younger generation

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: Expressing concern over the growing distance between the indigenous communities and their culture, Chief Minister Pema Khandu exhorted NGOs working in this direction, elders and seniors to take upon the responsibility to inculcate love, respect and attachment in the younger generation towards their rich indigenous culture...

ALSU demands immediate functioning of Govt Law College Jote

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 30: Claiming that construction work of Government Law College, Jote in Papum Pare district has been completed, the Arunachal Law Students Union (ALSU) on Sunday pressurized the state government to expedite the functioning of the said institution from the current academic session of 2017. The ALSU in...

Dr Chai exhorts vets to help fulfil aspiration of poor farmers

World Veterinary Day TAWANG, Apr 30: Animal Husbandry, Veterinary and Dairy Development Minister, Dr Mohesh Chai underscored the importance of livestock in elevating the economy of the rural poor and role of veterinarians in achieving the aspirations of poor farmers. He was addressing the World Veterinary Day celebration in Tawang on...

Galo legislators appeal

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: All the Galo legislators in a joint press statement appealed to various NGOs, unions, societies representing the Galo community in particular and people of Lower Siang District (LSD) in general to keep abeyance proposed agitation, if any, and not to sponsor any kind of agitation with...

Make Arunachal a horticultural hub: APHPM&PB

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: Arunachal Pradesh Horticulture Produce Marketing and Processing Board (APHPM&PB) Chairman, Kipa Niya called on Governor P B Acharya, seeking his help and cooperation in developing Arunachal Pradesh as a horticultural hub. He informed the Governor that the state has huge potential in horticultural sector, but farmers are...

Governor suggests to create dept of Tribal Dialects in universities

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, P B Acharya suggested the Chief Minister Pema Khandu to create Department of Tribal Dialects in the Universities in the line with Department of Foreign Languages. It may recalled that on the initiative of the Governor, eight universities i.e. Mumbai University, SNDT University,...

Pipu, Gyawepurang circles opt for Panchayat selection

SEPPA, Apr 30: Election at Panchayat level will be a thing of the past for Pipu and Gyawepurang circles under East Kameng district. The Pipu Gyawepurang Social Organisation (PGSO) has decided to bid the electoral process goodbye and select candidates by consensus among the people of the two circles to...

Early construction of AG office protection wall needed

ITANAGAR, Apr 30 : The under-construction boundary wall in front of under-construction office building of Accountant General (AG) of Arunachal need to be taken up on war footing basis. The boundary wall of the AG office which was collapsed down twice earlier need to be taken as a protection wall...

West Siang meet Upper Subansiri in Subroto Cup final today

ZIRO, Apr 30: West Siang and Upper Subansiri will lock horns with each other in the final of the 5th State level Subroto Cup at Dree ground, Old Ziro on Monday. West Siang entered into the final defeating Tirap 4-0 in the first semifinal at Government Higher Secondary ground Hapoli...

Oorja CAPF U-19 football talent hunt tournament-2017 launched

Former international footballer, Gumpe Rime unveils mascot Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Apr 30: The nation-wide Oorja Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Under-19 football talent hunt tournament-2017 was launched in the state with unveiling of the event's official logo and mascot 'Gabru' by state's renowned former international football player Gumpe Rime...

Awareness camp on domestic violence and sexual harassment

AALO, Apr 30: One day workshop on 'Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and Sexual Harassment at Work Places' was conducted by the APWWS, West Siang unit, in collaboration with the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in Aalo on April 28 last, where more than 50 enthusiastic women attended the camp. The...

Jails should be reformative centres: Governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: Governor P.B. Acharya said that jails should be reformative centres, aimed at reforming the criminals and helping them find a new way of life when they are released. Responding to a five-point memorandum submitted to him by All Arunachal Pradesh Delinquent Welfare Association to open rehabilitation centres...

Skill development training prog on tribal textile

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: A six-week long Skill Development Training (SDT) Programme on tribal textile and handloom and tailoring is being organized by Kadorna Welfare Centre (KWC) here at Ganga Market, from April 25. In his inaugural speech, Itanagar SIDBI branch in-charge, K Brahma briefed about the importance of the training...

NSS leadership training concludes

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: The five-day residential 'Leadership, Personality Development and Life Skills Training Programme' for NSS volunteers concluded here on Sunday. Exhorting participants to avail every opportunity through such trainings, Fire and Emergency Services SP, Kime Aya congratulated the participants and said, "Every training programme adds to your personality and...

5th Shotokan State Karate do C’ships in Bhalukpong

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: The 5th Shotokan State Karate do Championships 2017 will be held at Bhalukpong, West Kameng on June 10, 11 and 12.th June 2017. The event is being organized by West Kameng Karate do Association, informed All Arunachal Pradesh Shoto-kan Karate do Association.

10-Days EDP training programme concludes

ITANAGAR, Apr 30: The 10-Days EDP training programme conducted by APRB-RSETI, Nirjuli for the beneficiaries from different districts Arunachal Pradesh concluded on April 30. Seven trainees from East Kameng, West Siang and East Siang attended the EDP training programme. The training certificates to the PMEGP beneficiaries were distributed in the valedictory...

DA bids farewell to ADC and PI on retirement

AALO, Apr 30: The district administration bade farewell to ADC Nyiken Lollen and Political Interpreter Yormo Ngomdir on their retirement on superannuation in a function at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner on April 28. Lollen served the state for 30 years in various capacities at different parts of...

‘India to see $35-40 bn worth impact investments by 2025’

NEW DELHI, April 30 (PTI): India is projected to see impact investments worth up to $ 40 billion by 2025 as the country is in a "sweet spot" with high potential to deliver solutions for various problems, according to global grouping GIIN. Based in New York, the Global Impact Investing...
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