Daily Archives: May 11, 2017

CM stresses on need for convergence of central & state schemes for proper implementation

ITANAGAR, May 10: Chief Minister Pema Khandu stressed on the need for convergence and dovetailing of both central and state schemes for proper implementation of schemes and projects at the ground level. In a CMO release on Wednesday, Pema said that the lack of inter-departmental linkage, coordination and cooperation prevents...

Anganwadi workers take out mass protest rally

KHONSA, May 10: Demanding immediate reinstatement of 63 Anganwadi workers and helpers, who were terminated between October 2016 and January 2017 by the ICDS Cell Khonsa, more than 1000 members of the All Arunachal Pradesh Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Union (AAPAW&HU) on Wednesday took out a mass protest rally...

Buddha Jayanti celebrated

ITANAGAR, May 10: The Buddhist community on Wednesday celebrated Buddha Jayanti across the state with religious fervour and gaiety. The day is celebrated to commemorate the three major events of Buddha's life, his birth in Lumbini in Shakya clan, his enlightenment (Nirvana) in Bodhgaya in India at the age of...

DC calls for upholding peace within Assam and Arunachal boundary

YUPIA, May 10: Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner, Tai Kaye has termed the frequent eviction drives at Gumto, Bogoli Denka, Lora-I & II, Lower Jumi, Kakoi-III and Kakoi CO Headquarters by the Assam Police and forest staff with district administration as unfortunate, and called for upholding peace and tranquillity in...

Governor declares nine state level brand ambassadors for SBA

ITANAGAR, May 10: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya during his video conferencing with Deputy Commissioners of the districts from Raj Bhawan here on Wednesday declared the nine state level brand ambassadors or Nav Ratnas for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Arunachal Pradesh. Acharya, who was nominated by Prime Minister...

Free badminton summer coaching

ITANAGAR, May 10: Arunachal will soon be equipped with many sports stadiums, thanks to the Sports Authority of India (SAI), announced SAI Executive Director Hira Ballah, who on Wednesday inaugurated the free badminton summer coaching camp, organized by the Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) at MLA Cottage Badminton Stadium...

GAF calls for revival of direct recruitment of EACs

ITANAGAR, May 10: The Green Arunachal Foundation (GAF) strongly urged the state government to revive the system of conducting interviews/examinations for direct appointment/recruitment of officers in the rank of Extra Assistant Commissioners (EACs) of state cadre. "The practice of conducting direct recruitment of EACs in the state cadre in the...

SUMAA alleges violation of guidelines, seeks termination

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 10: Alleging that the Directorate of Panchayati Raj had violated the laid down norms and Recruitment Rules by appointing nine non-APST candidates against the APST quota in 2014, the Students Union Movement of All Arunachal (SUMAA) demanded the department to terminate the candidates and suspend the...

District Level Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy in East Siang concludes

PASIGHAT, May 10: The three-day district level Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy for Football and Volleyball for East Siang concluded on Wednesday, with the finals and award ceremony held at the IGJ Government Higher Secondary School. Lok Sabha MP Ninong Ering called on players to display their sporting skills and flair...

CC Club wins CAPF U-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament in girls section

NAHARLAGUN, May 10: The CC Club became champions in the girls' section of the Oorja CAPF U-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament-2017, defeating Lohit Team 2-0 in the final on Wednesday at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun. Devi Dada and Binte Mayin displayed outstanding performance and both scored one goal each in...

AHSA, DSC win in women’s Dree Football

ZIRO, May 10: The All Hija Sports Association (AHSA) and Diibo Sports Club won their respective matches on the second day of the Dree Women’s Football Championship on Wednesday. The All Hija Sports Association defeated Laji Bogia Sporting Club (LBSC) 6-0, while Diibo Sports Club (DSC) edged past Sojang Lapang...

BJP Mandal workers asked to work with team spirit

TAWANG, May 10: Parliamentary Secretary for RWD and Skill Development, Jambey Tashi called upon the Mandal BJP workers to work with team spirit for the benefit of the poor and weaker sections of the society. Addressing party workers at the second Lumla Mandal BJP meeting at Zomkhang hall, Lumla on...

PM’s intervention sought to improve NH-315A road

ITANAGAR, May 10: The people of Tirap and Longding districts have drawn the attention of the Prime Minister towards the deplorable condition of NH-315A, stretching for 125 km from Tinsukia in Assam to Tirap in Arunachal Pradesh. In his letter addressed to the Prime Minister, Gawang Sumpa (DIPRO in/charge), on...

Governor’s award for academic excellence for Raj Bhawan children

ITANAGAR, May 10: Governor P B Acharya has instituted three academic excellence awards in different categories for the children and wards of employees working in the state Raj Bhawan, including those employees of other departments attached to the institution. The first category will be for students from class I to...

Raj Bhavan donates unused furniture to AAPDWA

ITANAGAR, May 10: In pursuance of Governor P B Acharya's assurance to help the delinquent welfare association in their rehabilitation process, the Governor Secretariat has handed over the office furniture to the representatives of the All Arunachal Pradesh Delinquent Welfare Association (AAPDWA) at Raj Bhawan on May 9. Old and...

NERIST Gas Agency opens at Nirjuli

NIRJULI, May 10: Indian Oil's Assam Oil Division (AOD) on Wednesday opened its LPG distribution outlet, M/s NERIST Gas Agency at a function in the NERIST campus. The agency was inaugurated by Chief Area Manager of AOD from Guwahati, Saurav Chaliha and others in presence of a large gathering of...

Mein visits RSS officers’ training camp

NAMSAI, May 10: Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein on Wednesday visited the ongoing RSS Officers’ Training Camp (OTC) currently underway at Khunlai School in Manmaw village and interacted with the resource persons and trainees. Accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary Chow Zingnu Namchoom, Mein interacted with RSS State Organising Secretary, Sunil Mohanty...

ATKSSU to defy AdiSU bandh in Namsai

NAMSAI, May 10: The All Tai-Khampti Singpho Students Union (ATKSSU) in a communiqué on Wednesday informed that it would not entertain the bandh called by the Adi Students Union (AdiSU) in Namsai district. In an executive order, ATKSSU President Molaseng Namchoom said that the AdiSU did not consult with the...

Training on ‘beauty & wellness’ underway

ITANAGAR, May 10: In all, 15 women are taking part in a Joy7 Foundation organized three-day orientation programme on 'Beauty and Wellness', which began at Nrityavani Dance Institute and Blossom Beauty Parlour here on Wednesday. During the programme, the participants were trained on basic beauty therapies, such as spa and...

HGB of Pania passes away

ITANAGAR, May 10: Head Gaon Burah(HGB) of Pania under Kra Daadi district,Khyoda Tako passed away on Monday. He was around 70 years old and one of the senior most citizens of the area. Expressing deep shock over his demise, the All Kra Daadi District Students Union (AKDDSU) termed Tako's death a...

Society to boycott meeting

ITANAGAR, May 10: The All Puroik Welfare Society (APWS) has decided to boycott the state government's proposed meeting on May 11, in protest against the appointment of seven members of the Puroik Welfare Board, which the Society claimed was done without its consultation. Informing this in a release on Wednesday,...

Kashmir is burning

The situation in Kashmir valley is going from bad to worse. Due to continued hostility between security forces and separatists the Kashmiris working for various central and state government agencies are facing maximum problem. Terrorists have started to target police and other security forces working for state and central...

Aadhaar Controversy

Why do we need it? By Dr.S.Saraswathi The Supreme Court is hearing a petition whether the Aadhaar Card should be voluntary or mandatory. After Section 139AA was added to the Income Tax Act which mandates citizens to link Aadhaar with their PAN (Permanent Account Number). Hence, quoting the Aadhaar number...

Let us amicably solve conflicts

Dear Editor, Believe me or not, the genetic instinct of our primate ancestor, the Ape is handed down to human race, in traces. We have cruelty, greed, nepotism, racism, casteism, narrow-mindedness, and so on. Every human being are from Homo sapiens, likewise, we Adis and Galos are from Tani sapiens....

Refugee and Arunachal Pradesh

Dear Editor, The person who are fleeing their country of origin due to various reasons such as fear of religious persecution, race, civil war, natural disaster or oppressive policy and seeks Asylum under the 1951 Refugee Convention on the Status of Refugees, is called Asylum seeker. As long as their...

Agonizing wait for scholarship money

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily I would like to seek kind attention of the concern department regarding national scholarship of those students who didn't applied for the stipend from state government thus fully depending on the national scholarship to pay their college fees. It is very sad to know that...

India, Russia Review Bilateral Cooperation

NEW DELHI, May 10 (PTI): India and Russia today reviewed their bilateral cooperation in a range of sectors, including civil nuclear, trade and investments, ahead of the annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 1. "We decided to take forward our cooperation in...

Indian Railways to acquire EOTT system to run trains without guards

New Delhi, May 10 (PTI) The Indian Railways will float global tenders worth over Rs 100 crore for acquiring sophisticated equipment to run 1000 trains without guards. The End of Train Telemetry (EoTT) equipment is used to establish communication between the locomotive driver and the last wagon of the train...

India to import LPG from Iran to meet rising demand

New Delhi, May 10 (PTI) India has for the first time ever signed a contract to import LPG from Iran as it looks at additional sources of cooking fuel to meet rising domestic demand. State-owned oil firms will import one very large gas carrier (VLGC), or 44,000 tonnes, per month...

Insurance Be Considered As Proof Of BS-III 2-Wheelers Sale: High Court

NEW DELHI, May 10 (PTI): The Delhi High Court has told the city's transport department that while verifying date of sale of BS-III two-wheelers prior to registration, it should take into account the dates of online payment of insurance premium or issuance of insurance certificate. The direction comes as a...
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