Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

Severe cash crunch in ATMs in Itanagar, Yingkiong

YINGKIONG, May 3: ATMs in the Capital are running short of cash since last few weeks. Almost all the ATMs are empty in the state capital, while the SBI is silent on the issue. Earlier, a bank official had blamed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the cash crunch...

State Cabinet approves tabling of APGST bill

Legislative session on May 12 ITANAGAR, May 3: The Arunachal Pradesh State Cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu in its meeting on Wednesday came out with few landmark decisions. The Arunachal Pradesh Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 was thoroughly discussed and approved for tabling in the ensuing 12th...

Central team visits Arunachal to asses natural calamity damages

ITANAGAR, May 3: An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) has arrived here on a four-day visit to assess the damage caused by natural calamities- flood, cloud burst and landslides in the state. The central team, headed by Union Home Ministry Joint Secretary V Shashank called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu in...

Commercial building owners seek compensation, threaten agitation

ITANAGAR, May 3: The Capital Complex Commercial Building Owner's Welfare Association has alleged that the government is trying to demolish all the buildings that fall within the Right of Way (RoW) of the four-lane national highway from Chandranagar-Itanagar without providing adequate compensation. The association made this allegation after a meeting...

Administration acknowledges hard work, fetes 16 officers

DAPORIJO, May 3: The Upper Subansiri District Administration felicitated 16 officers of the district who have excelled in their works in re-verification of Trans-Arunachal Highway from Bopi to Tai and disbursement of compensation to project affected people. All MLAs of the district, namely Tanga Byaling, Punji Mara, Dikto Yekar, Tamar...

One in judicial custody for attempt to murder of partner

ITANAGAR, May 3: In a case of attempt to murder, one Taha Dobin (32) has been put under judicial custody at the District Jail in Jully for allegedly attacking his domestic partner with a dao (machete) on the morning of March 16, 2017 at RWD Colony, Itanagar. Speaking to The...

Illegal boulder collection reported in Mopaya

KHONSA, May 3: Illegal collection of boulders and stone chips from the Nallah river bed by a group of people from Assam has been reported from Mopaya village. According to a DIPRO report, a group of people from Assam were seen collecting boulders digging the Nallah river bed at Mopaya...

Former APDIFC chairman dies

Correspondent DAPORIJO, May 3: Former chairman of the Arunachal Pradesh Industrial Development & Financial Corporation (APDIFC) Taning Malling passed after prolonged illness at Daporijo this morning. Late Malling is survived by his wife, three daughters and two sons. Born in 1965 at Dagam Village under Taliha circle, late Malling was elected...

AdiSU to launch second phase of agitation

ITANAGAR, May 3: The Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) has served an ultimatum to the Deputy Commissioner of East Siang, in which they threatened to launch the second phase of agitation regarding their long pending demand of boundary demarcation between East Siang and Lower Siang district. Vice-Chairman of the boundary issue,...

APPDSU alleges discrimination against officials

ITANAGAR, May 3: The All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU) has condemned the Education Minister, the Chief Secretary and SPD (SSA), Rajya Mission Itanagar, for allegedly playing discrimination policy towards native officers of Papum Pare district. The Union also alleged them of not complying with the Judgment and order,...

Appointment of Arunachal governor soon

NEW DELHI, May 3: New governors are likely be appointed soon in five states, including Arunachal Pradesh, which do not have full-time occupants in Raj Bhavans. Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya have no full-time governors for the last several months, while the five year tenure of E...

AACS alleges misappropriation of fund

ITANAGAR, May 3: The Arunachal Anti-Corruption Sena (AACS) has appealed to the State Investigation Cell to conduct an enquiry into the alleged misappropriation of fund sanctioned for construction of 'Welcome Gate' at Basar. The AACS claimed that it filed an FIR to the officer-in-charge of SIC against the Executive Engineer,...

APYC’s Maa Tujhe Salaam Yatra reaches Daporijo

DAPORIJO, May 3: The team of 'Maa Tujhe Salaam Yatra', launched by the Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) to celebrate the yearlong birth centenary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, reached Daporijo on Wednesday. Addressing the District Youth Congress and Assembly Youth Congress members, APYC Vice president Zirgi Kadu highlighted...

DTF reviews implementation of MI progs in districts

ITANAGAR, Apr 3: The District Task Force Immunization teams (DTF) of various districts across the state are reviewing and implementing the Mission Indradhanush. In Aalo, the West Siang DTF reviewed the implementation of Mission Indradhanush programme in its 1st, 2nd and 3rd phases launched so far in West Siang in...

State’s footballers lack proper coaching facilities: CM

ITANAGAR, May 3: "Football is more popular than any other sports in Arunachal. Despite our youths blessed with sporting talent, they lack proper professional coaching facilities," said Chief Minister Pema Khandu. The Chief Minister, who held a brief meeting with former National Footballer and Shillong Lajong FC goalkeeper from Arunachal...

Meeting on Trans Arunachal Highway

PANGIN, May 3: A meeting to discuss issues relating to land acquisition from Pangin to Gabu stream for construction of the Pangin-Aalo stretch of Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) was held at Pangin on Wednesday between the district administration, T K Engineering and affected landowners of the villages of Koreng, Lokpeng...

Training for pig farmers’ service providers held

KARSINGSA, May 3: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Papum Pare organized two days skill training for pig farmers' service providers in collaboration with North - East Initiative Development Agency (NEIDA) at Karsingsa on May 2 and 3. The training aimed at imparting practical and field-oriented skills and knowledge to the...

Drama workshop

ITANAGAR, May 3: Balijan ADC Chukhu Takar inaugurated a 15 days residential drama workshop at VKV Balijan on Wednesday, organized by Sanskar Bharati Poorvottar Arunachal Prant. The main objective of the workshop was to provide knowledge on basic acting and skill, direction and choreography with background music. Two times national awardee...

Proposed indefinite bandh temporarily suspended

ITANAGAR, May 3: The Lower Siang Bandh Call Committee (LSBCC) has informed that it has temporarily suspended the proposed indefinite bandh till May 31, following the joint statement released by the Galo legislators on May 1 last. In a release on Wednesday, the Committee informed that the decision was made...

Workers’ union seeks recalling one day break system

ITANAGAR, May 3: The All Arunachal Pradesh Workers' Union (AAPWU) affiliated to Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) has in a representation addressed to the state Chief Secretary appealed to her to revoke the one day break system in the interest of the state's workers. The Union claimed that the one...

Free education for orphans

ITANAGAR, May 3: A meeting of the Taje Memorial Multipurpose Society (TMMS) was held on Tuesday last, under the chairmanship of TMMS chairman, Sama Dodum to discuss issues regarding free education for orphans. It was decided in the meeting that the Taje Memorial Residential School, Itanagar will be providing...

DC, MLA flag off ambulance

ROING, May 3: Deputy Commissioner Deepak Shinde and MLA Mutchu Mithi on Wednesday flagged off an ambulance (Tata Sumo), in presence of administrative officials and other staff at the DC's office. The ambulance was donated Under BADP 2016-17 scheme for hunli- Desali PHC. (DIPRO)

Org calls for preservation of age old rich culture

ITANAGAR, May 3: In an executive meeting of the Abotani Clan Organization (ATCO) held recently, President, Yamra Taya advised the members to preserve, promote and protect the age old rich culture, tradition and heritage of the Tani society and work towards bringing peace and harmony within the Abo Tani...

Joy7 Foundation conducts training on ‘fine dining etiquette’

ITANAGAR, May 3: Joy7 Foundation, an NGO based in Itanagar conducted a day's training on 'fine dining etiquette' for the unemployed youths of Niti Vihar on Wednesday. The unemployed youths and women group were trained on different types of table and counter service, napkin folding, cutlery and crockery, meal planning,...

Abali wins men’s fooball and volleyball

ROING, May, 3: Abali became champion in men's football in the district level Hangpan Dada Memeory Trophy defeating Dambuk 4-0 in the final at the general ground on Wednesday. Abali team also won the men's volleyball title defeating Kangkong team in the final. Roing won the women's volleyball title. Both the winners...

BJP looks unstoppable

By convincingly winning the recently concluded Municipal election in Delhi, BJP has once again outsmarted opposition parties and are continuing their winning spree. Though it is just a Municipal election, considering the fact that Delhi voters usually set tone for rest of the country, the result cannot be simply...

Whither Political Parties

Wanted vigilant watchdogs By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The nation was shocked to hear of attempts to bribe the Election Commission (EC) by a faction of the AIADMK to get the Party’s symbol of “two leaves” frozen by the Constitutional body. The dispute over it is presently before the Commission. Amidst...

Act of barbarism

Dear Editor, Pakistan Army has once again proven to be criminal-minded and barbaric. They carried out unprovoked rocket and mortar firing on forward posts of LOC in Krishna Ghati Sector. It is an un-soldierly act by the Pak army, where the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol...

Dastardly killing of 25 CRPF Jawans

Dear Editor, The mass killing of the innocent cannot be justified by any sane people. But in India a certain section of scholars have gone quite insane so much so that they defend all such cruelties upon the humanity. What is more shocking is that some are often the complicit...

Depleting water resources

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would like to raise a big question to all the readers out there. Day by day our natural resources are being depleted, everyone shows concern about it, but are they really trying to gain success over it? The steps they...
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