Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

Jully-Nlg road hit by landslide, heavy vehicles restricted

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: Hundreds of vehicles were stranded near Don Bosco College on Papu Nallah-Itanagar via Jully road for over an hour on Monday afternoon following a landslide. The landslide occurred near Don Bosco College which completely blocked the movement of vehicles on either side of the road. Following breakdown...

Crackdown on unregistered vehicles: Taram

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 3: Taking serious note on vehicles plying without registration numbers, Parliamentary Secretary Home, Pani Taram informed that the Police Department would soon come down hard on vehicles without registration plates and with tinted film glass. The Parliamentary Secretary's statement came in the wake of the crimes reported...

Release stipend on time, CM directs SJETA officials

ITANAGAR, July 3: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA) to draw a foolproof mechanism to avoid delay of releasing scholarship to tribal students. The state government had released a total of Rs 28.50 crore from its own sources to the...

DRDA employees to relaunch state wide agitation

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: Department of Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Employees' Association has once again announced a state wide pen and tool down strike from July 17 next, following the alleged non-fulfilment of its demands. The DRDA Employees' Association, affiliated under the All India DRDA Staff Welfare Association informed this in...

Plant more trees for a better environment: Mein

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: Parliamentary Secretary for Environment & Forests, Chow Tewa Mein appealed to all to plant more trees to replenish the depleting greenery for a better environment. Mein was addressing a function organized by the Department of Environment & Forests at Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Nirjuli on Monday to mark...

Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight launched

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: State-wide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) was launched on Monday to check diarrheal deaths and educate people about the disease, which comes with the onset of monsoon. Attending the state-wide IDCF-2017 launch at Naharlagun, Special Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) Nikita Pawar stressed on ensuring availability and...

MIT inspects packing, distillery & beverage units

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: A Mobile Inspection Team (MIT) of the Department of Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs inspected packing units, distilleries and beverages around the Capital Complex. The inspection was carried out to check net content of packaged commodities, especially drinking water and beverages being packed in the Capital Township,...

Laid body dug out and re-laid

DAPORIJO, Jul 3: In a bizarre incident, the body of a girl, which was already laid to rest, was dug out by the district administration following a complaint. The girl had allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday last and her family members first laid down her body near the quarters of...

Indigenous community based organizations call on CM

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: A 15-member team of the conglomeration of various indigenous community-based organizations (ICBOs) under the umbrella of Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP), called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday and held elaborate discussions on various problems faced by indigenous people of the...

CDFC starts Sopu Twnwng competition

ZIRO, Jul 3: The Central Dree Festival Committee (CDFC) on Monday for the first time has introduced and organized traditional Sopu Twnwng competition at the Dree Ground in Ziro. Sopu or Jompu (thin filmy layers of slit pulled out from bamboo split with a machete) is traditionally used in decoration...

Furniture and computer for Namsai schools

NAMSAI, Jul 3: Parliamentary Secretary Planning, Chau Zingnu Namchoom distributed 800 pairs of desk and benches to all schools of Namsai Assembly Constituency under SIDF scheme. He also distributed computer sets to eight schools under the Local Area Development fund scheme, provided by MP Ninong Ering. Reiterating his commitment to give...

Demand for adoption of Tani Lipi in state schools

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: In a bid to promote the Tani Lipi script across the state, the Abo-Tani Clans Youth Organization, Nyishi Youth Welfare Association, Galo Youth Organization, City Students' Union and Education Development Society requested the state government to recognize the script and introduce it in the state's school...

Committee asks for proper demarcation

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: Referring to the one-point resolution of All Papu Valley Youths Welfare Association (APVYWA) published in the July 1st edition of this daily, the West Papu Valley People Representative Committee (WPVPRC) on Monday opposed the resolution of the APVYWA and termed it as misleading. The APVYWA had demanded...

DC inaugurates generic medicine store

ROING, Jul 3: Lower Dibang Valley Deputy Commissioner Dipak Shinde inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra (store of generic medicines) at District Hospital Roing on July 3 in presence of the DMO and medical staff. Speaking after the inauguration, the Deputy Commissioner said that the scheme, under which...

Door to door awareness camp conducted at Naharlagun

NAHARLAGUN, Jul 3: Door to door awareness campaign on Women Help Line (WHL) was conducted at Sood village and Prem Nagar in Naharlagun by the Arunachal WHL on Monday. During the campaign, the Arunachal WHL team created awareness regarding various government schemes for women empowerment amongst the unprivileged people of...

Minister assures to fulfil demands

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: The Arunachal Pradesh Colleges' Forum (APCF) in a release on Monday, informed that the Minister for Education Honchung Ngandam had assured to fulfil its demands by creating 67 teaching posts, of which 57 posts are for government colleges and another 10 posts are for Government Polytechnic...

MoU Demand Committee assures free passage

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: The RHEP MoU Demand Committee has decided not to resort to road blockade during the proposed third phase 36-hour bandh called against NEEPCO authorities. The decision has been taken in view of the golden jubilee celebration of Dree festival. Earlier, the MoU Demand Committee had proposed to block...

ASEF felicitates student toppers, achievers

SAGALEE, Jul 3: The All Sagalee Employees' Forum (ASEF) felicitated the toppers of class X, class XII, JEE (Mains), JEE (Advance) and other distinguished achievers of the Sagalee Sub-Division with citation and cash scholarships at a function in Government Higher Secondary School, Sagalee on June 30 last. Those felicitated included...

Forum seeks cancellation of land allotment of Deoris

ITANAGAR, Jul 3: The All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Forum reiterated its demand of immediate eviction and cancellation of land allotment allotted to the Deori tribe residing in Arunachal. The Forum claimed that according to the Supreme Court rule, land in Arunachal cannot be allotted to the Deori tribe as the...

PWD messes up capital complex

The Barapani Bridge on Pachin River is in precarious situation. The bridge is reportedly sinking due to swelling of Pachin River and is posing serious threat. It is the lone bridge connecting the twin town of Itanagar and Naharlagun. If anything goes wrong, Itanagar will be cut be off...

Violence Rhetoric Of Today

Venerating false gods By Poonam I Kaushish How hypocritical is Mera Bharat Mahan. Two  incidents last week underscore this. In Srinagar a  DSP Mohammad Ayub Pandith was stripped naked, kicked, beaten and lynched to death by an angry mob outside a mosque for doing his duty, guarding separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar...

Unemployment and retirement

Dear Editor, As the topic regarding “Enhancement of Retirement Age of Govt. Employees from 58 to 60” becomes hot issue today and our Hon'ble CM and State BJP party president saying enhanced retirement age won't affect unemployed youths, I being an unemployed youth of the state since six years would...

A wake up call for the youth

Dear Editor, Of late, there has been an increase in the number of incidents involving murder, physical altercations and road accidents in which a handful of young lives have been lost. It’s indeed pretty frightening how even the least significant of reasons had driven the concerned individuals into committing gravely...

Snail pace Aadhar enrolment

DearEditor, Through your esteem daily, I would like to draw your kind attention that the state government has made Aadhar card as mandatory in the schools, and the same Xerox copy should be submitted to the concern School during the time of admission. Now-a-days school admission is going on, and...

India successfully test-fires quick reaction surface-to-air missile at Odisha’s Chandipur test range

Balasore (Odisha), Jul 03 (PTI): India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed quick reaction surface-to-air short range missile from a test range along the Odisha coast. The sophisticated missile was test fired at about 11.25 am from a truck-mounted canister launcher from launch complex-3 at the Integrated Test Range...

Militant killed in Pulwama encounter, say police

SRINAGAR, Jul 03 (PTI): A militant is believed to be killed in a gunfight between security forces and a group of three to five Hizb-ul-Mujahideen ultras around midnight of Sunday. A police spokesman said Kifayat was killed and other militants, including known ultra Jehangeer, were trapped in a house at...

Centre should open dialogue on Gorkhaland: GJM

Darjeeling, Jul 3 (PTI) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today said the demand for a separate Gorkhaland is a political issue and not a mere law and order problem and that the Centre should begin talks with it for a solution. "Gorkhaland is the aspiration of the people in the...

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar, Jul 03 (PTI): Two militant were killed and a civilian was critically wounded in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir on Monday morning. Police have identified one of the dead militants as Kifayat. The two died in a firefight with soldiers and special police counter...

India attaches high priority to expand relations with US: Prez

New Delhi, Jul 3 (PTI) India attaches high priority to further expanding and deepening its relations with the United States, President Pranab Mukherjee said here today. In his message to US President Donald J Trump on the eve of American independence day, the president spoke about the recent visit of...

National Conference leaders target Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani over GST remarks

Srinagar, Jul 03 (PTI): As PDP-BJP government is trying to build a consensus on the GST in Jammu and Kashmir, opposition National Conference today accused hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani of trying to “bail out” the state government on the “crucial and sensitive” issue. A number...
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