Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

Greenfield airport remains a nonstarter, exposes lackadaisical govt attitude

ITANAGAR, May 2: Over a decade has gone by since the foundation stone for an airport was laid in Banderdewa (Karsingsa) on 20 February, 2007 by then Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil. This includes the five years since the new site in Hollongi was proposed in 2012. To find out...

Prayer meet in Tawang and candle march in Bomdila for victims of May 2...

Orgs, families demand justice Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 2: Family members, monks, members of Save Mon Region Federation (SMRF) 302 Action Committee and the Humanity Group gathered at the Chhemleng Ground, Tawang to pay homage to Nyima Wangdi, a monk from the Tawang Monastery and Tsering Tempa from Jangda...

Tawang: indefinite wait for justice

Tawang has taken a long time to heal after the violent 2 May, 2016 police firing that killed Nyima Wangdi, a monk from Tawang Monastery and Tsering Tempa, a newlywed man from Jangda, and injured many more as they protested against the arrest of Lama Lobsang Gyatso, a monk...

New Assembly building to hold first session on May 12

ITANAGAR, May 2: The new Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly building, which is nearing its completion of construction work, is ready to hold its first session on May 12. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who inspected the upcoming Assembly building on Tuesday, was informed of the status of the ongoing works and...

Tussle over Lower Siang continues

RUKSIN, May 2: The 12-hour 'East Siang district bandh', called by the Adi Students Union (AdiSU) against inclusion of Kora-Koyu circles in Lower Siang passed off peacefully on Tuesday. The first phase of bandh was observed in protest against the inclusion of Adi land in the newly created Lower Siang...

CWC clarifies on IAS officer home raid

ITANAGAR, May 2: A day after the Adi Bane Kebang questioned the raid in the house of IAS officer Bidol Tayeng by the Labour Department, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) has clarified that the alleged case of keeping minors as domestic help in the house of one Bidol Tayeng...

IGTAMSU conducts sports meet

ZIRO, May 2: The two-day sports meet organized by the Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University at SSB Gate campus concluded on Monday. Altogether, 150 participants took part in various sports events, like volleyball, football for both girls and boys, besides long jump, relay, track race (100 m, 200m...

YGFC enters finals

ITANAGAR, May 2: The Young Generation Football Club (YGFC) has entered the finals of the 5th Vacational Running Trophy Football Tournament, 2017, by defeating Thakur Football Club (TFC) by 5-2 goals. During the first semi-final match played between YGFC and TFC on Tuesday, Gyamar Apa and Tarh Dolu scored...

Gora Pertin Memorial Cup begins

ROING, May 2: The 8th Gora Pertin Memorial Cup was inaugurated on Monday by BJP state President Tapir Gao and MLA Mutchu Mithi at Meka Ground amidst a large gathering of football fans. The opening match was played between Jia Banggo and Balek Banggo, in which the former defeated the...

Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy

ANINI, May 2: PK and Prabhaya Kaji teams became champions in men's and women's category respectively in the district level Hangpan Dada Memorial Football Trophy, which concluded on Tuesday. PK won the match 3-2 against Kongo and Prabhaya Kaji beat Angolin 2-0 in the finals. The winners will now represent Dibang...

International Labour Day celebrated

Workers angry as CM skips prog at last minute ITANAGAR, May 2: Referring to various grievances of the workers community of the state and its 13-point demand charter submitted to the state government, JWCAPTUs Chairman, Changma Tajo said that the government has miserably failed to address any of its demands...

DC flags off Mt Gorichen expedition

DIRANG, May 2: The first independent mountaineering expedition of the National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS) to Mt Gorichen was flagged off on Tuesday by Deputy Commissioner Dr Sonal Swaroop at NIMAS campus, Dirang. The 24-member expedition team, to be led by Director (NIMAS) Colonel Sarfraz Singh, would...

Libang calls for proper implementation of Rural Dev progs

ITANAGAR, May 2: Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Alo Libang stressed on proper implementation of Rural Development programmes so that its benefits reach the rural people. He was addressing a review meeting under PMKSY (WD) on preparation of DPR/e-DPR, Public Finance Management System (PFMS), Process Management Software (PMS),...

Financial literacy cum awareness camp held at Boleng

PANGIN, May 2: Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank, Pangin SBI branch and the Siang District Administration jointly organised a financial literacy cum awareness and recovery camp to generate awareness about the various government banking schemes at Boleng on Tuesday. Addressing the participants, Siang Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Singh spoke about the pressing...

Meeting on NERCORMP convergence plan held

LONGDING, May 2: The Longding District Administration, in association with NERCORMP - Tirap & Longding, organized a convergence meeting with the line departments, financial institutions, Panchayat members and partner NGOs on Tuesday. Presiding over the meeting, Longding district Deputy Commissioner Himanshu Gupta emphasized on the need and importance of convergence...

Water supply disrupted in Upper Siang

YINGKIONG, May 2: Heavy rains caused major damage to drinking water distribution pipelines on April 28, causing total disruption in water supply to Simong, Yingkiong (Sipat) and Gette villages. According to the PHE & WS Sub-Division, Yingkiong, restoration work is underway and water supply is likely to be restored by...

CM assures to post CO at Pumao

ITANAGAR, May 2: The Longding unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a release, informed that Chief Minister Pema Khandu has assured to post a Circle Officer (CO) at Pumao shortly for administrative conveniences and development of the area. The Chief Minister gave this assurance when a team of...

Training under My Village My Development Plan held

CHANGLANG, May 2: A one-day district level training on Participatory Planning Process under 'My Village, My Development Plan' was held at Changlang on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, Changlang Deputy Commissioner, Wayong Khimhun urged the Panchayat members to acquire knowledge about the methods of preparing error-free and need-based plans under...

Don Bosco alumni organizes labour empowerment prog

ITANAGAR, May 2: A labour empowerment programme was organized at Tadar Taniang Hall, DBYC here on Monday by Don Bosco alumni members to commemorate the International Labour Day. A large number of workers from various private institutions participated in the programme, which included input sessions on issues pertaining to the...

Workshop on Singhpho language conducted

BORDUMSA, May 2: A workshop on Singpho language, held at the Singpho Heritage Centre, Bordumsa concluded on Tuesday. The workshop, which commenced on April 30, was conducted by the Singpho Literary Committee under the aegis of Singpho Development Society. The mother tongue needs of the community, scientific evidence on the necessity...

Authorities urged to act against encroacher

ITANAGAR, May 2: Alleging that a person at P-sector under Ward No. 17 here has been preventing people to use a public dustbin by occupying it, United Movement Forum for Anti Corruption in Arunachal, General Secretary, R T Tara has in a release on Monday, appealed to the concerned...

Multilingual newspaper of Assam celebrates 2nd anniversary

GUWAHATI, May 2: The only multilingual newspaper of Assam, "Assam Lutad" celebrated its second anniversary in a befitting manner at the Dispur Press Club campus, Guwahati on Monday. The celebration also commemorated the International Labour Day, which was sponsored by Department of Cultural Affairs, Assam. Prominent personalities, including Boro Sahitya Sabha...

Free cattle vaccination camp

ITANAGAR, May 2: Over 150 cattle were vaccinated against Foot and Mouth Disease, HS and BQ diseases in a free vaccination camp at the Veterinary Office, Ganga village, Itanagar on Tuesday. The vaccination camp was conducted by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Papum Pare, Yupia with the help...

PBBK submits memo to DIGP

PASIGHAT, May 2: The Pertin Bodum Baane Kebang (PBBK) has appealed to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, (DIGP), Central Zone, Pasighat to take necessary steps for early submission of case diary in the court on or before May 3 regarding the alleged physical assault of Tomo Pertin, AE...

Meeting on Swacch Bharat Mission

DAPORIJO, May 2: In continuation of Swachh Bharat Mission and to uphold the spirit of maintaining cleanliness in the town, the Department of Urban Development and housing organized a mass meeting cum awareness programme on the mission at Rijo Conference Hall on Tuesday. Attending the meeting, Upper Subansiri Deputy Commissioner...

Agro-horti based training for farmers conducted

MECHUKHA, May 2: A skill development and capacity building training for unemployed youths and farmers of Mechukha and Tato circles under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) 2016-17 was conducted by the Department of Horticulture, Mechukha Sub-Division at Mechukha on April 29 last. Addressing a gathering in the inaugural session...

Dr. Nabam Tata felicitated

ITANAGAR, May 2: Dr Nabam Tata, who has been conferred the Degree of Philosophy Honoris Causa by Guahati University was felicitated by the Nyishi Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society, Indigenous Faith, Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh and Central Nyedar Namlo, Doimukh at the Raj Bhawan on Tuesday. Governor P B...

Rebia participates in mass tree plantation event

KIMIN, May 2: Minister UD, Land Management Nabam Rebia on Tuesday participated in a mass tree plantation programme at Hawa Camp. The programme, organised by the Ane Yash Self Help group of Hawa Camp planted hundreds of trees to commemorate the 20th death anniversary of late Takio Yashi (Social worker)...

Union submits memo to CS

ITANAGAR, May 2: The All Arunachal Border Students' Union (AAPBSU) on Tuesday submitted an eight-point memorandum to the state Chief Secretary and sought early fulfillment of its demands. Its demands include; immediate recruitment of 977 posts of the 3rd batch AAPBN, besides 112 posts of Special Tiger Protection Force as...

Legal awareness programme held at Tawang and Khonsa

ITANAGAR, May 2: The District Legal Services Authority of Khonsa and Tawang on Monday held daylong awareness camps at Khonsa General Ground and General Ground Tawang. During the programme at Khonsa General Ground, the DLSA Khonsa under the guidance of Domo Padu, JMFC organised an awareness camp cum free legal...
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