Daily Archives: May 14, 2017

SC verdict in favour of Welly, Dolo resigns from PPA

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 13: The Supreme Court has upheld the Gauhati High Court decision to declare the 2014 election of representative of Pakke Kessang (ST) Legislative Assembly Constituency as void under Representation of the People's Act, 1951, paving way for fresh elections. In the 2014 election, Kameng Dolo was...

Rationalization of teachers’ postings from June

ITANAGAR, May 13: The process of rationalizing the transfer and posting of teachers in the state will be implemented from June next. The process is expected to help the department to fairly distribute teachers across the schools as per requirement, which has already been approved by the Pema Khandu led...

Evicted Chakma refugees facing food, medical crisis, say students seeking government assistance

DIYUN, May 13: More than 200 Chakma refugees who were recently evicted are reportedly facing acute food and medical crisis in a makeshift relief camp at Diyun in Changlang district. In a press statement, the Arunachal Pradesh Chakma Students Union (APCSU) on Saturday informed that the 48 families comprising of...

Rebia inspects road construction

BANDERDEWA, May 13 : Local MLA and Urban Development and Land Management Minister Nabam Rebia on Saturday inspected the under construction road in bordering village Dolikota under Banderdewa Circle. He also interacted with the local people and assured them of all possible help from the government to address their various...

May Day, May Day, May Day !

Flights Of Fantasy Named after the Greek goddess of fertility Maia, the month of May marks the end of spring season. 1st May is marked as International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in many countries. The history of the Labour Day, or International Workers’ Day, goes back to...

Villagers deny foul play in May 11 Kerang inferno

PANGIN, May 13: The people of Kerang-1 village have reportedly denied any foul play in the May 11 fire incident and said that an electrical short-circuit cannot be ruled out as cause of the fire. In total, 26 houses were destroyed in May 11 inferno in Kerang-1 village, while one...

Hospitality to boost tourism industry

ITANAGAR, May 13: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has stressed on hospitality to boost tourism industry in Arunachal. "People need to be educated more in terms of tourism. Tourists come to those places where people are friendly and welcoming," said the Chief Minister during the launch of an audio-visual presentation on...

GST will help build conducive atmosphere for doing business: Gao

ITANAGAR, May 13: Implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) will increase ease of doing business in a consumer state like Arunachal Pradesh, said state BJP President Tapir Gao. Describing the passing of the GST Bill in the state assembly on Friday as historic, Gao said the GST single taxation...

‘AdiSU bandh paralyzes normal life’

PASIGHAT, May 13: The second phase of 12-hour bandh called by the Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) in all Adi-inhabited districts, circles and areas, demanding the state government to uphold the geo-physical boundary mapping of the Adi Baane Kebang, while also upholding the Dharmendra Sharma-led High Power Committee recommendation on...

PRI members build water reservoir

SEPPA, May 13: In a commendable example for many to emulate, PRI members, ASM Lalita Cheda and Gram Chairperson Metung Cheda of 63 Wote Cheda GPC under Pipu Circle in East Kameng recently built a small water reservoir for the people of Wote area on self help basis. It was...

Nursing students administered oath

AALO, May 13: Nursing final year students from five districts of the state were administered the 'Nightingale Oath' during a programme held at Government ANM School on the occasion of International Nurse Day on Friday last. Speaking on the occasion, West Siang DMO, Dr Marbom Basar exhorted the nursing community...

Supply dept conducts inquiry into selling of PDS rice in open market

PASIGHAT, May 13: The officials of the District Food and Civil Supply Department conducted an inquiry into the reported selling of subsidized rice in open market after they received a complaint in this regard. The members of the Adi Students' Union, East Siang District Students' Union and All Bogong Students...

Early Mother’s Day celebrations

ITANAGAR, May 13: Students and teaching staff of Delhi Public School, Itanagar celebrated Mother's Day in advance by organizing many cultural and literary programmes on Friday last. During the programme, students prepared placards, notes, cards about the role of mothers and displayed them on boards. A short film on mothers...

WASE condemns ESDBA

Pasighat black magic case PASIGHAT, May 13: The Women Against Social Evils (WASE) condemned the move of the East Siang District Bar Association (ESDBA), stating that the complaint lodged at the High Court by the Bar Association was merely an attempt to divert the attention of various organizations, who were...

Computer skill development training held

ITANAGAR, May 13: The "Basic Computer Skill Development" training programme under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) for unemployed youths of Nacho CD Block of Upper Subansiri district, ended today. In total, 100 unemployed youth took part in the training, which was conducted by M/s LEF Computer Institute, under the banner...

DC inspects Daporijo STS

DAPORIJO, May 13: Upper Subansiri Deputy Commissioner, A K Singh inspected the State Transport Station and office premises in Daporijo and suggested the station superintendent to renovate the office and bus stand. The DC assured the district administration's support for renovation of the bus stand and office, which are lying...

Umang festival at Seppa

SEPPA, May 13: Umang Festival, an initiative to provide a platform to the differently-able people for social interaction and create awareness about issues faced by them, concluded on Saturday. The seven-day event, marked by a food festival, games and sports competitions, and cultural extravaganza, was organised by the All East...

MLA calls for judicious use of public assets

DAPORIJO, May 13: Daporijo MLA Dikto Yekar called for proper and judicious use of public property. 'These assets are created for your use and, hence, it is your duty to protect and preserve these properties', the MLA said during a public meeting recently. Informing the villagers about various development initiatives in...

Papum Pare district BJP unit submit memo to GoAP

ITANAGAR, May 13: In a meeting organized by the members of Papum Pare district BJP unit under the leadership of its President, Tana Hali Tara at Leporiang Circle, Sagalee on Friday last, a memorandum was submitted to the state government seeking improvement of Leporiang Government School infrastructure. Other points included...

NE pharmaceutical convention held at Guwahati

GUWAHATI, May 13: The first North East Pharmaceutical Convention (NEPC) - 2017 was organized at Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Guwahati on May 6 and 7. More than 1000 delegates, including students, scientists, researchers, academicians and people related to pharmacy profession attended the two-day convention, inaugurated by DoNER Secretary Navin Verma,...

Price cap on stents comes as great relief for underprivileged heart patients: CM

ITANAGAR, May 13: Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the central government's decision to cap prices of life-saving coronary stents has come as a great relief for underprivileged heart patients, who, otherwise, were forced to pay high amounts for the device. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)-the country's top body...

Governor gives away ‘Governor’s Award for excellence’

ITANAGAR, May 13: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, P B Acharya and his wife Kavita gave away the Governor's Award for excellence in the fields of academics, performing arts and sports for children and wards of the employees working in the Raj Bhawan, including those employees of other departments attached to...

Rijiju announces fund for Leporiang

ITANAGAR, May 13: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju has announced fund for construction of school building of Government Secondary School and multi-purpose tourist lodge at Leporiang. He announced this during a social interaction and development meeting held at Leporiang under 15th Sagalee Assembly Constituency in Papum...

Carry you back home

Yana Bagbi (PhD Research Scholar) Special Centre for Nanoscience, JNU, New Delhi (Dedicated to my beloved mother in heaven) Oh, dear mom! Oh, dear mom! Where art thou this instant? The moment thou should be here; Why it’s so hard to locate thee? Why I felt akin to losing thee? Why does it seem thou...

Nobody is ever asking for it

Four years ago, a girl who the media dubbed as “Nirbhaya” was assaulted and gang-raped by a group of men. The incident became the center of widespread attention from people and media across the globe and the entire nation was shaken by the sheer brutality and barbaric nature in...

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--- Kritika Barman, VKV-Vivek Vihar School, Itanagar.

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--- Rikge Angu, VKV, School, Itanagar.

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--- Likha Jitan Cl-UKG, Anne Yach Academy, Nirjuli

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--- Toge Kadu Cl-III, Green valley English school, Tebo, Pasighat.

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--- Sanchali Deb, VKV-Vivek Vihar School, Itanagar.
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