Monthly Archives: June 2017

Mumbai Arunachal Bhawan being dismantled

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: The US Roofs Company is reportedly dismantling portion of Arunachal Bhawan, Mumbai which is causing much trouble to cancer patients and students. In a release, the Arunachal Students Union Mumbai (ASUM) informed that currently the dismantling work is ongoing and it is feared that if timely action...

BJP defends govt’s retirement age

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: With the government facing severe criticism from several quarters for extending the retirement age of government employees from 58 to 60, the BJP has come to its rescue. Clarifying the party's stand on the matter of extension of retirement age of regular state government employees from 58...

Governor takes part in cleanliness drive at Daporijo

DAPORIJO, Jun 29: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, PB Acharya, along with Deputy Commissioner, A K Sing, Superintendent of Police, Taru Gusar, various HoDs, PRI leaders, students and general public took part in a mass cleanliness drive organized by the Department of UD & Housing at New market on Thursday, as...

Govt releases fund for pre & post matric scholarship

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jun 28: In a major relief to the students' community, the government of Arunachal on Thursday released rupees twenty eight crore fifty lakhs ten thousand as payment for 'Pre & Post Matric Scholarship' for the year 2016-17, which will be paid to 23,750 ST students. The said...

RGUSU calls off admission boycott

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: The Rajiv Gandhi University Students' Union (RGUSU) aborted its proposed boycott of new admissions in the university after coming to an amicable agreement in a meeting with PWD Western Zone Chief Engineer Katung Wahge on Thursday. The Chief Engineer called the meeting on request of Deputy Chief...

Dilapidated condition of Puchigeko Middle school pains Governor

DAPORIJO, Jun 29: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, P B Acharya in his third leg of four-day district tour made a surprise visit to Government Middle School, Puchigeko, Upper Subansiri District on Thursday and expressed dismay over the dilapidated condition of the school, which was established in 1979. The Governor was...

CM calls for comprehensive APEDA policy to run power projects

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: Expressing concern over the failure of small and mini hydro projects implemented by the Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA), Chief Minister Pema Khandu has called for comprehensive policy to run the projects successfully after commissioning. The Chief Minister said this while chairing the general body meeting...

APPDSU questions creation of DDSE Capital Complex

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: The All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU) in a communiqué on Thursday questioned the creation of the post of 'DDSE for Capital Complex', allegedly without proper analysis. It said that the previous state government had created/sanctioned post of DDSE, Capital Complex,along with one post of UDC,...

Alienation forced on NE Indians: APCC

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: Terming the recent Delhi Golf Club incident, where a woman from Meghalaya wearing a jainsem (traditional Khasi attire) was asked to leave a dining room because she appeared like a 'maid' to the club staff as a racial attack, the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on...

EC declares bye-election for Pakke Kessang Constituency

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: Consequent upon the Supreme Court verdict, the Election Commission of India has vide its press note No. ECI /PN/53/2016 dated June 29, has decided to hold the bye-election to fill up the vacancy in 12-Pakke Kessang (ST) Assembly Constituency. As per schedule of the bye election, notification...

BRO vehicle meets with accident

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: A BRO vehicle (Maruti Gypsy BA No.13B14797) met with an accident on Taliha-Nacho road and fell into River Subansiri on June 26 last. According to a BRTF press release, the accident occurred when the vehicle driven by CP MT Dilip Raika (40), along with passenger, Supervisor Nursing,B...

Yukar Tache wins bronze at National Aquatic C’ship

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: Yukar Tache from Arunachal has won the bronze medal in the 1 meter spring board event at the 34th Sub -Junior & 44th Junior National Aquatic Championship held at Balewadi, Pune, Maharashtra on June 28 last. Informing this in a release, Arunachal Amateur Aquatic Association (AAAA) General...

Arunachal and Sulabh International to collaborate on clean toilets

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: The Arunachal Pradesh Government and Sulabh International have decided to collaborate on hygienic toilets for all households in Arunachal. Hong village in Ziro valley has been chosen as the first pilot project. Sulabh International Centre is running several successful projects in Delhi, including the innovative project of turning...

BBK submits development agenda to MLA

Reporter PASIGHAT, Jun 29: The Bogong Banggo Kebang (BBK) has submitted a four-point development agendato Pasighat East MLA cum Parliamentary Secretary for Disaster Management, Kaling Moyong on Monday last. The demands include installation of CT scan and MRI machines at General Hospital Pasighat, construction of road from Balek to JNC, Pasighat...

Mechukha cut off

AALO, Jun 29: The Aalo-Mechukha road has been completely snapped again as about five meter-long stretch of road near Reying has collapsed owing to heavy rainfall on Wednesday night. As per reports, repair and permanent restoration of the road may take some time. West Siang Deputy Commissioner, who along with heads...

DoFP organizes special outreach programme at Ayeng

PASIGHAT, Jun 29: The Department of Field Publicity organized a special outreached programme- Making of Developing India (MoDI) Fest, at Ayeng village Community Hall under Mebo Subdivision on Wednesday. In his inaugural address, Disaster Management Parliamentary Secretary, Kaling Moyong said that the motive of the programme was to highlight the...

Five boxers from Arunachal at advance coaching camp

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: Five boxers from Arunachal Pradesh are currently undergoing 45 days advance boxing training at Aizawl organized by Mizoram Boxing Association, under the aegis of Boxing Federation of India (BFI) since June 19. This is for the first time BFI has given special focus to North East by...

Quarterly DDCMC meet

SEPPA, Jun 29: The District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) or Disha of East Kameng district convened its first quarter meeting on Thursday to plan and coordinate all centrally sponsored schemes proposed to be implemented in the district. Parliamentary Secretary Mama Natung said that merely making policy and bringing...

Grammar learning handbook released at VKV Sher

KIMIN, Jun 29: A grammar learning handbook compiled and published by the Vivek Kiran Project was released by Kimin Sub Divisional Officer, J Padung at VKV Sher on Thursday. Vivek Kiran is an educational project launched by Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas Arunachal Pradesh Trust and Tata Trusts, Mumbai. The project helps...

‘Arrest culprits soon’

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: The East Kameng district unit of the Nyishi Elite Society (NES) has in a release on Thursday, strongly condemned the alleged murder of Papung Nayu and appealed to the law enforcing agencies to arrest all the persons involved in the alleged murder soon. It has further appealed...

Memo submitted to CM

ITANAGAR, Jun 29: In a memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister, the All Arunachal Pradesh Unemployed Youth Association (AAPUYA) has on Thursday sought immediate fulfilment of its four-point demands within a month from the date of submission of the memorandum. The Association's demands include reconsideration of Cabinet decision regarding enhancement...

Experts’ team sensitizes villagers on National Rurban Mission

TUTING, Jun 29: A team of technical experts from the RD Department and Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, led by RD Special Secretary, Nyali Ete and RD Director, Duly Kamduk recently visited villages under Tuting and held meetings at each Gram Panchayat to sensitize villagers about various projects under...

Students are the victim of alien education system

Dear Editor, This is with reference to the report, “Ease learning difficulties of tribal students” published in your esteemed daily on June 29. It is apparent that the govt. puts all efforts to streamline the education system with ample amount of schemes and welfare programmes (e.g Smart Class). And the...

PwDs and job recruitment

Dear Editor The right to work is basic to life. In order to bring Disabilities Person in the main stream society, Central government introduced many welfare measures and schemes such as equal opportunities, protection of right and full participation Act 1995, besides making provision to prevent Disabilities people within the limits...

Declare result

Dear Editor, Through your daily, I do hope my letter draw their kind attention. The written exam for the post of Field Officer (Disaster Management) was conducted on 28th of March by the APPSC, i.e 3 months back but the wait for the result is never ending. Only around 200...

Stop violence in name of cow protection

A day after citizens protested in massive number across the country against rising incidents of mob attacks and cow vigilantism, Prime Minister today broke silence and strongly condemned killing in the name of Gau Bhakti. Modi’s statement is welcomed but people will wait and see what kind of impact...

Demand for integration of whole Naga-inhabited areas difficult: Liezietsu

KOHIMA, Jun 28: Nagaland Chief Minister Shrhozelie Liezietsu today said the demand for integration of the whole Naga-inhabited areas may be difficult at present. The demand for integration of the whole Naga-inhabited areas may be difficult at present but coming together under the umbrella of the Naga People's Front (NPF)...

Rains devastate Bomdila

BOMDILA, Jun 28: Devastating rains have left a trail of destruction at Upper Gompa, APEDA Colony, Bank Colony in Bomdila and Sera and Pedung villages. Landslides of varying magnitudes occurred at various sectors, posing threat to government establishments and residential areas. A total of 36 households and establishments have been listed...

Two electrocuted in Bonia

LONGDING, Jun 28: Two people, a mother and daughter are reported to have died after being electrocuted in their jhum cultivation field at Bonia village under Pongchau circle in Longding on June 27. According to a report, the dead have been identified as Ngapsa Sangam and her daughter Nyachat Sangam. Late...

Enhanced retirement age won’t affect unemployed: CM

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that unemployed youths would not be affected by the government's decision to extend the retirement age to 60 from 58. "We have done a lot of exercise before deciding to extend the retirement age of our employees. We are, therefore, aware of...
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