Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

HEPs only if communities agree: Govt spokesperson

APC face-to-face symposium on Hydro power Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 14: In a rare meeting, the government spokesperson, representatives from hydro power department, NHPC, projects affected people, teachers from Rajiv Gandhi University, activists came face to face to discuss on hydro power in Arunachal. The symposium was organized by the...

Fuel pump bursts into flames, no causality reported so far

DAPORIJO, May 14: A Petrol Depot at Golden Market in the heart of Daporijo Town burst into flames this evening creating panic among the people. Many vehicles and houses within the petrol pump compound were reduced to ashes within no time. Personnel from Fire Service and CRPF swung into action to...

Friendship with Army and the land

After 1962 Indo-China war, where India faced a humiliating defeat, the first step the Indian Army did was build up massive presence across the state making Arunachal one of the most militarized zones in the entire country. And unlike other states of the region, where people had to and continue...

‘No ration card will be renewed without Aadhar authentication’

ITANAGAR, May 14: District Food and Civil Supplies Officer (DFCSO) Amit Bengia said that no ration card will be renewed without Aadhar authentication. As per the Supreme Court directives based on Wadhwa Committee recommendation, Aadhar seeding has been made mandatory for availing TPDS subsidies, said Bengia during a day-long sensitization...

Drive against stray animals: Pigs, goats shot dead in Daporijo

Correspondent DAPORIJO, May 14: The Upper Subansiri district administration with help of police carried out a drive against stray animals here on Sunday, in which several pigs and goats were shot dead. Most of the killed animals, particularly pigs, were from. Medical Tinali. There is a standing shot-at-sight order against stray animals...

Taga visits fire ravaged Kerang, distributes cash

PANGIN, May 14: Power, Industries, Textiles and Handicrafts Minister, Tamiyo Taga has visited Kerang village and interacted with the victims of the May 11 fire accident. He was accompanied by OSD to MoS for Home, Komjum Riba, BJP District president Yomto Jini and ADC Rumgong Tuli Gangkak, among others,...

Two legal aid clinics open in Aalo

ITANAGAR, May 14: Two legal aid clinics in Aalo, one each at the premises of Judicial Lock Up and Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, were formally opened by Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority, Member Secretary Budi Habung on May 13. The legal Aid Clinic will provide free and competent...

ACS calls for bold decision on Greenfield airport

ITANAGAR, May 14: The Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) has appealed to the state govt to come out with a concrete decision to immediately start the Airport project without any delay. ACS stated that proposed Greenfield Airport at Hollongi along with Ziro, Mechuka, Aalo and Pasighat ALGs and civilian airport...

East Siang BJP adopts resolution on National Executive decisions

Correspondent PASIGHAT, May 14: East Siang district unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) conducted its executive committee meeting at Mebo village Community Hall on Sunday, wherein the party adopted resolution on the decisions passed in party's National Executive meeting held at Bhubaneswar on April 15 and 16 this year. District BJP...

DC visits Itanagar Gangging, participates in Donyi Polo prayer

ITANAGAR, May 14: Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Prince Dhawan on Sunday visited the Donyi Polo Gangging here and participated in Donyi Polo prayer. In his speech, the Deputy Commissioner shared his personal experience about a prayer that was organized for speedy recovery of his broken leg. He exhorted the young children...

Societal consultation on Apatani cultural landscape held

ITANAGAR, May 14: Considering the importance of Apatani cultural landscape in regional and global perspective, an eleven days societal and disciplinary consultation exercise was conducted from May 4. The programme was initiated with societal consultation in five representative villages randomly selected across the Apatani valley in order to understand the...

Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy

ITANAGAR, May 14: Itanagar won the men's and women's football titles of Papum Pare District Level and Capital Complex HangpanDada Memorial Trophy. Banderdewa and Naharlagun won the men's and women's volleyball titles respectively. Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Prince Dhawan and Director of Sports Tadar Appadistributed the prizes and trophies to...

APLS literary sitting held

ITANAGAR, May 14: After a brief lull, the Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) has conducted its lively and regular literary session in the conference hall of JN State Museum here on Saturday. The session started with presentation of a short story - 'An unforgettable memory of my life', in English...

GSU reiterates demand to hold public hearing by GoM

ITANAGAR, May 14: Galo Students' Union (GSU) has reiterated its demand to conduct public hearing/meeting by Group of Minister (GoM) on Lower Siang both at Koyu and Korawithin the stipulated time without any further delay. The students union also demanded early submission of the Committee findings to the State...

Dree veteran football kicks off

ZIRO, May 14: Dree Veteran Football Championship, introduced for the first time in Dree festival celebration was kicked off by Lower Subansiri Superintendent of Police,Mihin Gambo at Govt. Hr. Sec. School playground here on Sunday. The Central Dree Festival Committee Ziro(CDFC) has this year also introduced women's football championship in...

ANH introduces ‘Super-specialized Urological Care’

PASIGHAT, May 14: In order to address the growing medical needs of the people of Siang belt and Arunachal Pradesh as a whole, the Assa Nursing Home (ANH), Pasighat has introduced the 'Super-specialized Urological Care' here on Sunday. With the introduction of "Urological Care' ANH, become a state-of-the-art super-specialty (Advanced...

‘Mothers Day celebration’

ZIRO, May 14: The children of Kids Quest School Hapoli, celebrated International Mothers Day along with their mothers in the school Auditorium this morning. They have greeted their mothers by washing their feet followed by a short cultural programme. These little children entertained their parents by giving welcome speech and singing...

Bandh postponed

ITANAGAR, May 14: The 36 hours Lower Subansiri district bandh from May 24 proposed by the All Lower Subansiri Youth Association (ALSYA) has been postponed following the request from students as the bandh coincided with the college examination. ALSYA had proposed the bandh demanding for immediate completion of land acquisition...

Social service conducted

ITANAGAR, May 14: A social service was conducted at Meer I, II, and II under Yangte circle of Kra Daadi district on May 11 and 12. It was organized by Bingdung Sosar Society under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Village elders, youths, Gaon Burahs and intellectual of area participated in it.

Arunachal Football Academy opens to tap hidden talents

NAHARLAGUN, May 14: Arunachal Football Academy (AFA) was born here on Friday at the initiative of Arunachal Pradesh Football Association (APFA) to tap the vast hidden talents of this hilly state. National Institute of Sports qualified Tarh Juna, Kipa Bharat and Rocky Ramching are the coaches, who have already begun...

Worrying time for India

The India's decision not to participate in the conference on Chinese connectivity initiative 'One Belt, One Road' (OBOR) is fraught with risk. Many countries which has been skeptical of the initiative decided to participate considering geo-political consequences. The US too decided to attend the meet, marking a U-turn in...

NDA’s 3 Years

New India emerging By Shivaji Sarkar Three years of Narendra Modi Government is changing the economic paradigm. It is planning a New India campaign to continue beyond 2019. The mantra is connectivity – connecting with the marginalised and the poor through fast highways and roads, cyber routes, JAM – jan, dhan,...

Consider reasoning and mental ability questions

Dear Editor, Keeping whole Maths subject as one of paper with 100 marks is now out dated method to test one's ability and talent in competitive exams. Staff selection commission, SBI and other recruiting agencies have changed their exam pattern. Now along with maths subject ,reasoning /mental ability questions are...

Vastness of geography

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would like to highlight certain confusion among the APPSCCE aspirants taking geography optional. Geography as a subject is very vast & touches almost every subject - economic, cultural & political geography etc. Hence it is also called "Mother of all...

Unprincipled Kejriwal in the heat of controversies

Dear Editor, Very few persons are inborn leaders. They are certainly boons to the society. And most of the others who scramble to be public leaders by fair means or foul, end up being just a "liability". They usually mislead the crowd and finally bring only misfortune to the nation....

India jumps 73 spots to 26th rank in World Bank’s power accessibility list

London, May 14 (PTI): India has climbed up to twenty-sixth position in World Bank's electricity accessibility ranking in the current year from 99th spot in 2014, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said. "Our ranking has improved to 26 position from 99. So, it is truly very redeeming feature and satisfying...

Red Tape And Taxes Put Brakes On ‘Make In India’ Push

NEW DELHI, May 14 (PTI/AFP)): When Saurabh Ahuja tried to import a $600 3D printer for manufacturing drones in his Delhi workshop, he ended up spending another $900 in taxes and bribes and waited three months for it to clear customs. "We lack in technology and industry to make the...

2 Terrorists Gunned Down In Jammu And Kashmir’s Kupwara District

KUPWARA, SRINAGAR, May 14 (PTI): Two militants were killed today by the security forces in an encounter in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an Army official said. The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Bhagatpura in Handwara area of the district based on a specific intelligence input...

No Extradition Request For Dawood Ibrahim, Hafiz Saeed: Centre To RTI Query

NEW DELHI, May 14 (PTI): The Ministry of External Affairs has said that it has not received any request so far to extradite 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and India's most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim from the agencies investigating them. The ministry was responding to an RTI query...

Global Ransomware Virus ‘Wannacry’ Found In Indian Cyberspace

NEW DELHI, May 14 (PTI): The country's cyber security agency has alerted Internet users against damaging activities of a strong and globally active ransomware virus named'Wannacry' that critically infects work stations and locks them remotely. A red-coloured 'critical alert' has been issued by the Computer Emergency Response Team of India...
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