Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

Taga seeks special power package

ITANAGAR, May 4: Power Minister Tamiyo Taga today demanded a special package to ensure 24 hours electricity in Arunachal Pradesh. Emerging from the Power and Energy Ministers conference in New Delhi today, Taga submitted a memorandum to Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and demanded a special package for Arunachal, an...

Kurung Kumey without specialist doctors

AKKDSU blames local representatives Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 4: The Chera Tallo District Hospital, Koloriang of Kurung Kumey district has been reportedly functioning without any specialist doctors for the past five years. This was informed by the All Kurung Kumey District Students' Union (AKKDSU) President Bengia Anthony on Thursday, in a...

Slow work pace upsets Rebia

BALIJAN, May 4: Minister UD, Land Management, Town Planning cum local MLA Nabam Rebia on Thursday carried out a surprise inspection of various ongoing development projects in Balijan Township and found that most projects are making very slow progress. Rebia visited Tengabari to Balijan PMGSY road, along with ADC Balijan...

Itanagar improves on cleanliness efforts

ITANAGAR, May 4: Itanagar twin capital city, which was ranked as the 3rd dirtiest city in 2016 amongst 500 cities in the country has been placed at the position of 216th cleanest cities of India and 7th in Northeast by the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2017. The Swachh Survekshan consists of...

Organization opposes renaming hospital after Bakin Pertin

PASIGHAT, May 4: Owing to the Bogong Banggo Kebang's (BBK) objection, the unveiling of late Bakin Pertin's statue at General Hospital Pasighat, which has been named after him has been postponed at the very last moment. The statue was to be unveiled on Monday last by Minister Health & FW,...

Reach out to all children: Health Comm

ITANAGAR, May 4: Addressing a meeting of the state task force for immunization in Itanagar on Thursday, Health Commissioner Kaling Tayeng has urged all the stakeholders to travel the proverbial extra mile to reach out to children in all nooks and corners of the state despite the shortage of...

Labour Officer clarifies on allegations

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 4: Following the allegations made by the Adi Baane Kebang accusing the Labour Department of being 'partial' for conducting a search at Secretary Education Bidol Tayeng's Itanagar resident, Labour Officer Lee Ete clarified that the department was only doing its duty. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Ete...

Governor encourages teaching of indigenous languages

ITANAGAR, May 4: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, P B Acharya has called upon the teachers, particularly tutors at primary levels to use and promote indigenous languages. Interacting with over 70 Balwadi teachers from different parts of the state, Acharya said that the children at young age are more comfortable in inculcating...

Northeast region one of the most vibrant regions of the country: Governor

ITANAGAR, May 4: 'The Northeast region is one of the most vibrant regions of the country, having abundant resources; people of the region must stand on their own feet and harness the potentials of the region', said Governor P B Acharya while addressing the three-day business summit 'Vibrant North...

Central team happy with MGNREGA progress

ZIRO, May 4: A central team that visited Lower Subansiri district to inspect MGNREGA works in the district today expressed satisfaction at the progress of various works. The team visited various work sites in Ziro II, Hong Hari and Ziro I CD blocks, and was quite satisfied with the works....

FFC to play YGFC in finals

ITANAGAR, May 4: The Friend Football Club (FFC) has entered the finals of the 5th Vacational Running Trophy Football Tournament 2017 by defeating Galaxy Football Club (GFC) by 5-0 goals in the semi final match being played at Poma General Ground on Wednesday last. The final match of the tournament...

NCC in IAF

KOHIMA, May 4: The Indian Air Force has for the first time started a special entry for women cadets of NCC who are C certificate holders in the Air Wing. This will give them an equal opportunity to apply for the flying branch of the Indian Air Force as...

Training Programme

ANINI, May 4: Training Programme on Basic Computer Application for unemployed youths of Dibang Valley district has started on May 3 under the Skill Development Training Programme (SDTP), organized by the Manghi Welfare Society (MWS). In all, 35 trainees are participating in the skill development training programme.

Society mourns at ASM’s demise

ITANAGAR, May 4: The Tagin Welfare Society (TWS), Itanagar has mourned the untimely demise of late Taning Malling, former Chairman of Arunachal Pradesh Industrial Development and Financial Corporation (APDIFC) who passed away on Wednesday after prolonged illness. The TWS Itanagar termed him as man of simplicity, with good oratory...

‘Upgrade mobile towers at Mengio and Silsango’

ITANAGAR, May 4: In a memorandum submitted to the BSNL, Itanagar Head Office General Manager Telecom, Dilip Siram, the PRI leaders and members of the All Mengio Students Union (AMSU) have appealed to him to upgrade the CDMA BTS towers to GSM BTS at Mengio and Silsango circles for...

Fresh tender for PMGSY road demanded

ITANAGAR, May 4: A group of people from Hiba village in Kurung Kumey district demanded fresh tender for construction of road from PWD road to Langrik under the PMGSY. In a complaint letter submitted to the state Chief Secretary, the group of people, headed by one Hiba Kaha alleged that...

Mission Indradhanush

ZIRO, May 4: The 4th District Task Force Immunization meeting on Mission Indradhanush-4 was held in the office chamber of Deputy Commissioner Lower Subansiri on Thursday under the Chairmanship of DC In-charge Nending Chatung. The micro plan for the 4th round and the performance of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd...

Buddha Jayanti

ITANAGAR, May 4: The members of the Theravada Buddhist Society (TBS), Itanagar and Itanagar Buddhist Cultural Society (IBCS) will jointly observe the 2561st Buddha Jayanti in the state Capital on May 10 next. An annual event, the Buddha Jayanti will witness mass procession of Buddhist devotees along with the statues...

Archery coaching programme begins

CHANGLANG, May 4: Changlang Deputy Commissioner Wayong Khimhun on Thursday inaugurated the ‘Archery Coaching Programme’ organised by the Arunachal Vikas Parishad, Changlang unit in the government higher secondary school premises. Speaking on the occasion, DC Khimhun appreciated the initiative taken for the youth and advised the participants to put their...

Telecom officer for Arunachal

ITANAGAR, May 4: The department of telecommunication has finally posted a high ranking telecom officer of the rank of Deputy Director General (DDG) for Arunachal. The DDG will be stationed at Itanagar and will look after the telecom issues and also will coordinate with different agencies, including private operators. He is...

Org seeks govt’s intervention

ITANAGAR, May 4: The All Arunachal Contractors Welfare Association (AACWA) on Thursday called on the state government to ensure that there is enough cash in the banks and ATMs of the state. It said that since the last few months, the state has been facing severe cash shortage due to...

Central team asses flood damages

PASIGHAT, May 4: The inter-ministerial team headed by V Shashank Shekhar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home affairs, visited East Siang district on Wednesday to assess the loss and damages caused by devastating floods in 2016. East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak briefed the visiting team which also included Secretary Disaster...

Check illegal activities along inter-state boundary

The report of illegal collection of boulders and stone chips from inside Arunachal territory near Assam-Arunachal boundary in Tirap district by the people of Assam is matter of serious concern. Infact it should awake everyone including citizens and government of Arunachal. For years anti-social elements from neighbouring Assam has...

States Fiscal Deficit

Vital to generate resourses By Dhurjati Mukherjee India’s fiscal deficit has been brought under control though the States shortfall will increase marginally to 3.3 per cent of GDP in 2017-18, according to India Ratings & Research estimates. India’s combined debt of around 70 per cent of GDP is one of the...

Is China using it’s economic muscle to gain dominance over others ?

Dear Editor, China has been steadily building it’s economy over the years, clearly realising that only economically strong nations will gain universal respect . China has achieved spectacular growth in several directions. Today, China is one of the economic super powers , though the skeptics in western countries keep on...

Administrator not anarchist for Delhi

Dear Editor, This refers to your editorial “BJP looks unstoppable” (May 4). Kudos to BJP for it rode on PM Modi’s popularity to retain Delhi’s three civic bodies for the third time in a row, dealing a body blow to the AAP, whose leaders blamed EVMs for its poor show...

Strengthen military, look for new allies to tackle Pak, China: Army chief

NEW DELHI, May 04 (PTI): The armed forces are not getting their due share of resources, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said today, pitching for increased defence spending to enhance India's strategic clout. Amid mounting tensions with Pakistan and China, Rawat insisted on the country looking for new friends and...

Indian market should be more deregulated, FDI friendly: ADB

Yokohama (Japan), May 4 (PTI) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modis effort of integrating indirect taxes through the GST, even as it wants the Indian market to be more "deregulated" and FDI friendly to realise the true potential. Ahead of its 50th annual meeting to...

‘Govt working to bridge gap between digital India and Bharat’

Kolkata, May 04 (PTI): Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan today said the government was working towards bridging the divide between "digital India and Bharat" so that the poorest of the poor could also have access to all the facilities. "A digital movement has already started - which...

All set for South Asian Satellite launch tomorrow: ISRO chief

Chennai, May 4 (PTI) Preparations for the launch of GSAT- 9, the South Asia Communication Satellite that will boost connectivity among nations in the region, were "going on smoothly," ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said here today. The Geostationary Communication Satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...
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