Daily Archives: May 7, 2017

Javadekar proposes major changes in school education

GUWAHATI, May 6: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said major changes have been brought about to improve the school education system in the country. Inaugurating the North-Eastern Region workshop on 'Innovations and Best Practises in School Education', organised by the HRD Ministry, he listed the changes as allowing detainment in...

Naharlagun-Guwahati Shatabdi Express from Sunday

ITANAGAR, May 6: The North Eastern Frontier Railway (NF Railway) has introduced super fast Shatabdi Express train service between Naharlagun and Guwahati. The train will be flagged by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu from Naharlagun Railway Station at 11 am on May 7. The train will depart from Naharlagun at 5am...

CM directs all ministers to submit action plan by May 10

ITANAGAR, May 6: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed all ministers in-charge of various departments to devise Comprehensive Action Plans and furnish the same by May 10 next for compilation and onward submission to the PMO and NITI Aayog, which is required for monitoring at their end. In separate letters...

36 hour L/ Subansiri bandh

ITANAGAR, May 6: The All Lower Subansiri Youth Association (ALYSA) has announced a 36 hour bandh in Lower Subansiri district to protest against delay in construction of road from Potin to Bopi under the Trans-Arunachal Highway and poor execution of road renovation work. In a representation to the state Chief...

Blame it on Rio…!

Flights Of Fantasy As healthy able bodied human beings, we consider ourselves infallible. On most occasions, we blame others for any mistakes. We brand mistake makers in the Second Person like ‘It was your fault’, ‘The error was because of you,’ or Third Person like ‘His mistake…, Her fault..., They...

Circles without admin officers

ITANAGAR, May 6: Nacho, Taksing, Siyum and Kodokha ADC Hq in Upper Subansiri district have been functioning without administrative officers for several days now. Civilians are facing problems in processing their official work due to absentee officers. "Offices are without Circle Officers for the past couple of months, while the public...

Arunachal, NRL moots using bamboo as biofuel

ITANAGAR, May 6: Chief Minister Pema Khandu agreed to provide full support to Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in its plans to produce biofuel using bamboo as major raw material. Holding discussions on Saturday with the officials from NRL, a public sector company, the Chief Minister agreed to provide full support...

Union alleges dept of illegal school land encroachment

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 6: The All Sagalee Students' Union (ASSU) on Saturday accused Sagalee ADC, Jalash Pertin and PWD Sagalee Division Executive Engineer, Techi Ramda of allegedly encroaching upon the land of Government Higher Secondary School, Sagalee illegally. Alleging that the school is a soft target for officials of the...

Inter-district tour of East Siang ZPMs concludes on high note

Correspondent YUPIA, May 6: The month-long inter-district exposure tour of Zilla Parishad Members (ZPM) of East Siang district concluded on a high note on Thursday at Yupia in Papum Pare district. The ZPMs visited all the district headquarters and important places of Upper Siang, Siang, West Siang, Upper Subansiri, Lower...

Arunachal at Vibrant North East event

GUWAHATI, May 6: The three days Vibrant North East Event began on May 4, which was inaugurated by P B Acharya, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. Vibrant North east is a calendar event, organized by the Center for Agriculture Research and Development in collaboration with ASSOCHAM and supported by...

Cancel nomination’

ITANAGAR, May 6: The All Puroik Welfare Society (APWS) has objected to the nomination of seven members in the recently constituted Puroik Autonomous Welfare Board and urged the state government to cancel their nomination and appoint persons selected by the APWS instead. In a release on Saturday, the Society...

Army kills one NSCN (K) cadre

KOHIMA, May 6: A hardcore NSCN (K) cadre was killed on May 6 during a retaliatory firing, informed the Dao Division of the Indian Army. The army also said that a 7.62mm pistol along with 10 live rounds and ammunition of AK-47 were recovered from the cadre. The security forces have...

Employees oppose allegations

NAHARLAGUN, May 6: The employees and workers of SMS Smelters Ltd at Lekhi Village Naharlagun have strongly opposed the allegations as raised through newspapers, social media and representations by some persons/organizations that people of the nearby areas of the factory are suffering from pollution and various serious diseases. They have,...

Police station at Thrizino sanctioned

ITANAGAR, May 6: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has sanctioned the creation of Class-C Police Station at Thrizino in West Kameng district with adequate manpower to run the police station. In total, 49 posts have been created under the Police Department to man the Thrizino Police Station, which includes three Sub-Inspectors,...

AAPWU observes foundation day

ITANAGAR, May 6: The All Arunachal Pradesh Workers Union (AAPWU), affiliated to the Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, celebrated its 21st foundation day at its head office in T T Plant, Itanagar. On the occasion, BJP Vice President and Advocate Dominic Tadar said that the workers are the builders of nations; adding...

DCC demands inquiry into premature bridge collapse

AALO, May 6: The West Siang District Congress Committee (DCC) in a recent meeting discussed the issue of collapse of a one-month-old suspension bridge at Tirbin and took serious view of the matter. Stating that sub-standard quality of work led to premature collapse of the bridge, the members demanded the...

Oorja 2017 CAPF U-19 football talent hunt tournament

ITANAGAR, May 6: The female teams of Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy (SLSA) and East Siang won their respective matches in the Oorja 2017 CAPF U-19 football talent hunt tournament at Chimpu on Saturday. The SLSA beat ITBP Public School 3-0 in the first match, while East Siang won their match...

Take games and sports as career, Karbak tells youth

LIROMOBA, May 6: Parliamentary Secretary for Sports and Youth Affairs, Nyamar Karbak called upon the youth to be more sincere and dedicated and take games and sports as a carrier building opportunity, as he spoke of the scopes for meritorious sportsperson in all departments under sports quota. Karbak was addressing...

Dist level Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy begins in Ziro

ZIRO, May 6: The district level Hangpan Dada Memorial football and volleyball tournament for both men and women began at GHSS, Ziro playground on Saturday. District Sports Officer Ajong Sitek, who kicked off the tournament, advised the players to keep cool and maintain sportsman spirit throughout the tournament. The winners of...

Pulse polio drive

ITANAGAR, May 6: Subansiri Healers under the aegis of Spearhead Division of the Indian Army recently conducted a Pulse Polio Immunization programme for the local populace of Milanpur and other adjoining villages under Likabali Subdivision. A health education lecture on polio was also conducted for the villagers to increase...

WHL conducts door-to-door awareness camp

NAHARLAGUN, May 6: The Arunachal Women helpline (WHL) conducted a door- to-door awareness campaign at Naharlagun, Pachin Colony and Dam Site on Saturday to generate awareness about various government-sponsored schemes for women. The WHL team tried to reach out to the some of the most under privileged people of the...

JNC students, faculty bid adieu to Dr Talom

ITANAGAR, May 6: The students and teaching faculty of Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat on Saturday, bid farewell to Principal of Jawaharlal Nehru College, Dr Tayek Talom, who will now join the post of Director of Higher and Technical Education, GoAP. Speaking during the farewell function organized at the College, Dr...

Only PM Narendra Modi Can Resolve The Kashmir Problem, Says Mehbooba Mufti

JAMMU, May 6 (PTI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said only Prime Minister Narendra Modi can resolve the unrest in Kashmir as he has a strong mandate. Ms Mufti further claimed that the situation in the Valley is the result of pent-up anger due to the...

Over 400 girl students taken ill due to chemical leakage in Delhi

NEW DELHI, May 6 (PTI): Over 400 students were hospitalised on Saturday after toxic fumes spread due to chemical leakage at a container depot near two schools in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad area. The students of Rani Jhansi School and Government Girls Senior Secondary School, run by the city administration, were...

Indian-Origin Girl In UK Gets 162 IQ Points, More Than Einstein And Stephen Hawking

LONDON, May 6 (PTI): A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in England, who secured two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in the British Mensa IQ test, has been invited to join the coveted society as a member. Rajgauri Pawar appeared in the British Mensa IQ Test in Manchester...

Wipro steps up security after ‘threat’ mail demanding 500 crore in Bitcoin

BENGALURU, May 6 (PTI): IT major Wipro on Saturday said it has augmented security measures at all its office locations after receiving a "threatening letter from an unidentified source". "Wipro confirms that it has filed a complaint with the local law enforcement authorities after receiving a threatening letter from an...

Arun Jaitley, Pakistan’s finance minister share cold vibes at global meet

YOKOHAMA, May 6 (PTI): Frosty Indo-Pak relations after the beheading of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops were on full display in Japan when finance minister Arun Jaitley was on dais with his Pakistani counterpart, often sharing cold vibes and aggressively countering Islamabad backing of China's Belt and Road initiative. This...

South Asian Satellite: PM says dream & commitment fulfilled

New Delhi, May 6 (PTI) The launching of South Asian Satellite was "a dream and a commitment" which India has fulfilled, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today, a day after the country crafted history. Touted as Indias "priceless gift" to its South Asian neighbours, the GSAT-9 launched yesterday will provide...

Local Admin In Kashmir Should Act Against Unratified Channels: Union Minister RS Rathore

NEW DELHI, May 6 (PTI): The Centre on Friday said the local administration in Kashmir has the right to confiscate the equipment of cable operators allegedly airing unauthorised Pakistani channels and take action against them. Stating that the government has sent an advisory, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore underlined that such...

National Green Tribunal Fines 3 Industries In Uttar Pradesh For Polluting Ganga

NEW DELHI, May 6 (PTI): The National Green Tribunal on Friday slapped fine of Rs. 10 lakh each on three industrial units in Uttar Pradesh for discharging untreated effluents and extracting ground water without permission from the Central Ground Water Authority. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar...
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