Daily Archives: July 2, 2017

Nature unleashes fury, leaves trail of devastation in Itanagar

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 1: Incessant rains triggered major floods and landslides in a matter of days, causing havoc in and around the Capital Complex. The National Highway 415 road between Itanagar and Naharlagun is blocked as a large portion of the highway near Dree Ground was washed away early on...

HC directs state govt to repay housing money

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: Itanagar bench of Gauhati High Court has directed the Government of Arunachal Pradesh to repay the instalment/advance amounts paid by 74 individuals who had applied for government promoted affordable housing scheme in 2010. Disposing two separate writ petitions on the same issue on June 29, Justice Ajit...

‘Pre and post matric scholarships from first week of July’

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: The Director of Social Justice and Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA) would release the pre and post matric scholarships from the first week of July. This was informed by the All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) in a press statement on Saturday, after the Union held a...

APCC demands improvement of alternative road

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: Stating that the Itanagar-Donyi Polo Vidya Bhawan-Papu Nallah road can serve as important alternative to connect road the twin towns of Itanagar and Naharlagun with each other in case of any communication disruption along NH 415 due to landslide, erosion etc, Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC)...

3 LDCM cadres arrested in connection with Doley murder case

RUKSIN, Jul 1: The Assam Police arrested three members of Liberal Democratic Council of Misingland (LDCM) in connection with the killing of Congress leader Hiranya Doley, who was shot dead at his residence at Dekapam near Assam-Arunachal boundary on June 24 last. The three members of the outfit, identified as...

Universities to offer scholarships to Arunachal students

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: In a bid to provide opportunities to the students from Arunachal Pradesh, the Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka and the D G Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai, under Mumbai University have announced seats in their institutions for students from the state. This came after Arunachal...

GST will curb black money, corruption :CM

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: Chief Minsiter Pema Khandu was positive that the launch of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the country will improve the working system of the government and obliterate the bad culture of black money, laundering of income tax and corruption. "Only good culture of honesty will...

Hello July !

Flights Of Fantasy The month of July is named after the Roman Ruler, Julius Caesar. On an average July is the hottest month in most of the Northern hemisphere. The previous month has been marked by violent protests by farmers in many parts of the country. The agrarian crisis which has been building up...

Candle light march at Pasighat over murder of student leader

Correspondent RUKSIN, Jul 1: The East Siang District Students' Union (ESDSU) and various other local organizations have demanded early arrest of the culprit(s) involved in the alleged murder of student leader, Ojing Taying. The ESDSU along with various other organizations took out a candle light protest march in and around Pasighat...

Evaluation cum refresher training for DBYC skill trainees

TRIVANDRUM, Jul 1: An evaluation cum refresher training was held on Saturday at the Tranvancore Heritage for 41 youths, trained and placed by Don Bosco Youth Centre in the hospitality sector, with support from the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Tribal Affairs. T C Paul, President of South Kerala...

Apatani community appeals for deferment of bandh

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: The Tanw Supuñ Dukuñ (TSD), Apatani Apex Council appealed to the RHEP MoU Demand Committee, Yazali to defer its 36-hour Hoj and 43 km Point (Yazali) bandh beyond July 10 for ensuring smooth celebration of golden jubilee of Dree festival. Stating that it respects and supports the...

Free ENT surgery camp by VKAJ

Margherita, Jul 1: Around 171 patients from Changlang, Tirap, Longding and Margherita (Assam) areas have availed the opportunity of free ENT surgery camp organized by the Vivekananda Kendra Arun Jyoti (VKAJ), Arunachal Pradesh at Central Hospital, Margherita, Assam from June 28 to 30. Dr P S Pradeep Kumar and his...

APTOA adopts resolutions for growth of tourism

ITANAGAR, Jul 1: The Arunachal Pradesh Tour Operator Association (APTOA) in its annual general body meeting held here on Saturday adopted some important resolutions for the growth of tourism in the state. After marathon deliberation, the meeting presided over by APTOA President John Panye decided to pursue the Protected Area...

Society demands clarification from PD Sona

MECHUKHA, Jul 1: The Boh Ramo Bokar (Adi) Elite Society of Mechukha sought a clarification from their local MLA and Parliamentary Secretary (Tourism) Pasang Dorjee Sona on allegation levelled against him by the Mere Vichar Andolan Committee (MVAC). In a release, the Boh Ramo Bokar (Adi) Elite Society stated that...

BJYM meeting

BOMDILA, Jul 1: West Kameng unit of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Longli Chongroju described the youth party workers and cadres as backbone of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state and the nation as well. Addressing the executive body meeting of the district BJYM at Bomdila on...

Weeklong Vanamahotsava underway

BOMDILA, Jul 1: The weeklong Vanamahotsava, with the theme 'Each one plant one', began on Saturday morning at district headquarters Bomdila. To commemorate the 68th Vanamahotsava and the birth anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, 150 saplings of maple and oak trees were planted at the entry point...

Death mourned

PALIN, Jul 1: The All Kra Daadi District Students Union has condoled the sudden demise of popular social worker Tadar Vijoy of Palin town in Kra Daadi district. Late Vijoy was serving as Kra Daadi district BJP unit Vice President and Development Chairman of Hinda -II, Palin town. He was...

DM prohibits obstruction and diversion of drains

AALO, Jul 1: In an executive order under section 133 of CrPC, the West Siang District Magistrate prohibited obstruction of drains or ditches, diversion of natural drains and erection of boundary wall, fencing without maintaining a distance of 4.5 mt from the centre of the road by any individual...

Top LeT commander, two civilians killed in Kashmir operation

Srinagar, Jul 1 (PTI) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including commander Bashir Lashkari who was behind the killing of six policemen last month, were gunned down by security forces in Kashmir's Anantnag district today, police said. Two civilians, 44-year-old Tahira and 21-year-old Shadab Ahmad Chopan, were also killed during the operation...

GST Will End ‘Inspector Raj’, Boost Economic Growth: BJP Chief Amit Shah

PANAJI, July 1 (PTI): Hailing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), BJP chief Amit Shah today said that the new tax regime would accelerate the country's economic growth and end the 'inspector raj'. The GST was formally launched in Delhi in at midnight in Parliament. "The launch of GST has...

India again asks Pakistan to provide consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

NEW DELHI, July 1 (PTI): Renewing its demand, India on Saturday again asked Pakistan for consular access to its national Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court as the two countries exchanged a list of prisoners lodged in each other's jails. According to the list Pakistan shared...

PoK surgical strike was in planning for 15 months: Parrikar

Panaji, July 1 (PTI): Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar has said the planning for the September 2016 surgical strikes in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir started in June 2015 after the NSCN-K ambushed an army convoy in Manipur. Recapping events that led to the surgical strike in September last year, Parrikar told...

I-T notifies form for Aadhaar-PAN linking

NEW DELHI, July 1 (PTI): The Income Tax Department has introduced a one-page form for taxpayers to manually apply for linking their Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN), apart from the available online and SMS facilities. An individual will have to mention both PAN and Aadhaar numbers, the spelling of...

Swacch Bharat Abhiyan will have positive impact on economy: Manohar Parrikar

Panaji, July 1 (PTI): Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan will not only help in keeping our surroundings clean but will have a positive impact on the economy of the country. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan will serve dual purpose as it will not only...

Indian crew unhurt in English Channel vessels crash

London, July 1 (PTI): Indian and Chinese crew on board a tanker and a cargo ship escaped unharmed after the two vessels collided today in the waters between France and Britain in the English Channel, authorities said. The ‘Seafrontier’ oil tanker, carrying 38,000 tonnes of petrol to Guatemala, collided...

2 Assam forest department employees killed in accident

Nagaon, Jul 1 (PTI) Two forest department employees have died in a road accident in Assam's Nagaon district this morning when they were on way to attend a Vanamahotsav function, the police said. The two employees, Sunil Mandal and Pradip Sarkar, were travelling on a motorcycle when they were knocked...

Methamphetamine tablets seized in Mizoram

Aizawl, Jul 1 (PTI) Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials have seized 11,200 methamphetamine tablets and arrested a man in this connection at Vairengte village in Kolasib district. The tablets, worth Rs 28 lakh, were seized from a man yesterday, Spokesperson of the department said. The accused has been booked under...

Man killed in Silliguri

Silliguri (WB), July 1 (PTI) Body of a man was today found after he was killed allegedly by four persons at Matigara here, police said. Krishna Haldar, a fish seller, was allegedly killed by four persons who cornered him, stripped him naked and tied his feet before slashing his throat,...

Pakistan athletes given visas to take part in Asian Athletics Championships

NEW DELHI, Jul 01 (PTI): A six-member Pakistan team will take part in the Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Bhubaneswar from July 6-9 as the Indian government has given visa to them, a development which was welcomed by the Athletics Federation of India. AFI secretary CK Valson said...

India take on Pakistan in ICC Women’s World Cup

DERBY, Jul 01 (PTI): Their confidence on an all-time high after back-to-back wins, India would look to continue their unbeaten streak when they clash against arch-rivals Pakistan in their third game of the ICC Women's World Cup, on Sunday. The Indian eves, enjoying rich vein of form, would definitely start...
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