Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Inter-state gang of drug peddlers busted

CHANGLANG, Jun 30: Changlang Police busted an inter-state gang of drug peddlers by arresting 10 of its members and seized suspected brown sugar from their possession on June 29. The arrests were made after a mobile check post was set up on Changlang-Margherita road of Thursday evening. The mobile team, on...

Governor hits out at govt employees on welfare schemes

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, PB Acharya has hit out at the state government employees for not properly implementing welfare schemes. The below par accomplishment in implementation reflects the lethargy and indifferent approach of the officials, the Governor P B Acharya said and urged upon the officers...

AAPSU opposes CoSAAP’s demand

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: A team of the All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) led by its President Hawa Bagang and General Secretary Tobom Dai called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday and submitted a three point memorandum by strongly opposing the demands of CoSAAP to increase the retirement...

Arunachal launches eILP

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: State govt has launched the e-Inner Line Permit (eILP) on Saturday. Chief Minister Pema Khandu click-opened the web portal www.arunachalilp.com that provides visitors to apply and obtain the mandatory inner line permit (ILP) online from anywhere in the country. A system conceptualized by State Council for IT and...

Sports Authority of Arunachal to be restructured

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that Sports Authority of Arunachal (SAA) will be restructured by an Act to be passed by the state legislative assembly. SAA is a registered body functioning under a Memorandum of Association since 2005. Chairing a meeting of the SAA Governing Body in Itanagar...

Natung takes stock of development activities

SEPPA, Jun 30: Parliamentary Secretary, RD & PR and IPR & Publicity, Mama Natung visited Fengche and Neping villages under Bana circle of the East Kameng district and took stock of various developmental activities. Addressing a huge gathering at Neping village on Friday, Natung apprised the people about various on-going...

Tedi Techi is new director of AC & Treasury

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: Tedi Techi has taken over the charge of office of the Director of Accounts & Treasury after Ajem Tayeng had retired from service on superannuation on June 30.  

NABARD meet

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: The State Level Unit Cost Committee meeting to arrive at the unit costs for various farm sector activities for 2017-18 was convened by NABARD, in Itanagar on Friday. 'State Level Technical Committee' (SLTC) also met to revise the 'Scale of Finance' for the year 2017-18. The SLTC...

Restoration work of Aalo-Mechuka road starts

AALO, Jun 30: The OC 99 RCC BRTF Tumbin is taking up the restoration work of road blockade near Reying which has cut off Mechuka from rest of world. The restoration work could be possible with the intervention of West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu who asked EAC Kaying to...

DEO seeks more enrollment of youths

HAWAI, Jun 30: Anjaw District Election Officer Mamata Riba discussed with various political parties to ensure maximum registration of electors, particularly 18-21 age group in the electoral roll during the special drive. Launched on June one, the special campaign will be completed by July 31, 2017. She urged the district unit...

Rally in Mechuka against CM, DCM, PS

Mechuka, Jun 30: There was a rally in Mechuka by the Mere Vichaar Andolan Committee (MVAC) demanding inquiry into the alleged suicide of Late Chief Minister Kalikho Pul. The Committee has demanded initiating inquiry based on the FIR lodged by the three wives of former CM, resignations of chief minister...

Police to receive public complaint round the clock

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: All the officer in-charges (OCs) of the Itanagar, Naharlagun and Doimukh Police Stations have been asked to ensure that mobile numbers of Itanagar PS (09862513361), Naharlagun PS PS (09402757244) and Doimukh PS (08729975925) are always kept switched on round the clock with effect from Friday (June...

TMPK demands ST status to Misings of Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK) appealed to the Arunachal Pradesh Government for granting Scheduled Tribes (ST) status to Misings residing in Arunachal Pradesh complying with the presidential order of 1956 and SC & ST Act, 1956. "The President Order of 1956 and SC & ST Act 1956...

Power Minister orders inquiry into electrocution case

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: Power Minister Tamiyo Taga has ordered a departmental enquiry into the electrocution case in Bonia village under Longding district, where two persons of a family died. The minister directed the CE (Power), EEZ to conduct an inquiry to ascertain, whether the incident had occurred due to negligence...

RHEP MoU demand committee to launch 3rd phase agitation

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: The RHEP MoU demand committee has decided to commence 3rd phase of agitation because of the none-responsive attitude of NEEPCO authorities towards their demand. The 36-hour bandh which include total shutdown of NEEPCO offices at Yazali and Hoj will be observed on July 5 as part...

Leaders and villagers pitch for distillery plant

Correspondent RUKSIN, Jun 30: The Panchayat and public leaders of Ruksin, Bilat and Sille-Oyan circles under Ruksin block pitched for early establishment of the proposed distillery plant at Industrial Growth Centre (IGC), Niglok in East Siang, The leaders, Gaon Burahs (GBs) and villagers in a meeting at Ngorlung Community Hall on...

APVYWA for inclusion of Papu Valley in new district

ITANAGAR, Jun 30: All Papu Valley Youth Welfare Association (APVYWA) in a meeting at Seppa on June 29 adopted resolution for inclusion of 10 - Papu Valley West comprising villages like Lumdung, Nere, Ningcho, Kamrung and Seba in the proposed Pakke-Kessang district. In a release, the association stated that the...

Resolve issue concerning Mumbai Arunachal bhawan

The Mumbai Arunachal bhawan is once again in news for all the wrong reasons. US Roofs company which owns the building where bhawan lies is reportedly dismantling portion of bhawan causing much trouble to cancer patients and students. Every year hundreds of cancer patient heads to Tata memorial cancer...

Mob Lynching

Stop: Citizens to centre By Insaf Enough is enough! This is the terse message ordinary citizens across State capitals have sent to the Centre. Thousands of people joined the ‘Not In My Name’ campaign started on social media to protest against the growing culture of mob lynching in the garb of...

India’s rise in world Badminton

Dear Editor, Cricket is the most watched sport in India but the rise of Indian badminton has delighted India that there is much more left than to cricket. The stupendous success of Indian shuttlers from Srikanth Kidambi to Sai Praneeth, P Kashyap, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu on the global...

Open Letter to Governor of Arunachal Pradesh

Dear Editor, Green Arunachal Foundation (GAF) regrets to express its displeasure over the (mal)functioning of the Raj Bhavan of late. In context of the above expressed subject, GAF would like to apprise Your Excellency’s high office of the following discrepancies on the part of Raj Bhavan that have been witnessed...

A letter from Dibang Valley

Dear Editor, We are sharing some grievances of Dibang Valley District which are highlighted below for wide circulation. The Health Centre of Punli: The Health Centre of Punli was totally demolished on 10th April’ 2017 by a villager and during demonization, one 5 year old boy was badly injured. The matter was...

Choosing the right career path

Dear Editor, All forms of higher education are important and necessary for our youths to make them suitable for the job markets. However, based on our South Asian culture, over population and very limited job opportunities; vocational education, training and experience often does not land a potential young individual in...

Symbolic representation

Dear Editor, Mahatma Gandhi wanted a dalit woman as India's first President but his suggestion was turned down. But can a Dalit's symbolic representation at the top of our administration really change anything? For an answer, we must refer to Malik Miah's article, "What Obama's victory means about race and class"....

GST is just another avatar of indirect tax

Dear Editor, The Goods and Services Tax (GST) can indeed streamline our indirect tax collection. But what India needs now is not a GST regime which is just another avatar of indirect tax but a direct tax regime that has helped many countries to get a developed economy. Poorest of the...
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