Daily Archives: July 5, 2017

IAF helicopter goes missing with three crew members

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: An Indian Air Force helicopter, with three crew members has gone missing after it took off from Pilputu Helipad near Sagalee in Papum Pare district at 3.48 PM on Tuesday. According to a Department of Civil Aviation communiqué, the IAF Helicopter 305 with a capacity of 10,...

Police seize 8000 kg explosives in Roing

ROING, Jul 4: A truck with 8000 kg of illegally procured explosives was seized by the Aruanchal Pradesh Police, Roing unit during routine checking at Shantipur Gate on July 2. As per police report, the truck (ML-05K-5972) was stopped at Shantipur Gate for routine check by OC SI Abraham Taying....

Food crisis in Metengliang, Chaglagam circles of Anjaw

HAYULIANG, Jul 4: Food crisis is looming large in Metengliang and Chaglagam circles of Anjaw district following disruption in road communication due to landslides. A detailed report has already been submitted to the Deputy Commissioner by Hayuliang ADC for air dropping of ration items at the two circles. Hayuliang ADC, Kego...

Road rage shooter arrested

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 4: The Itanagar police have arrested one Tai Ananth for his alleged involvement in the Ganga Market shooting case in which a student received grievous bullet injuries on Sunday last. While talking to this daily, SP Capital Dr A Koan informed that the alleged accused was arrested...

Dree ground road restored

Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Jul 4: The blockade at NH 415 near Dree ground has been restored and it will be open for traffic movement from Wednesday morning onwards. Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner, Prince Dhawan while informing this, added that it is a temporary arrangement. He also called on denizens of the...

Itanagar witnesses massive traffic jam

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Itanagar town on Tuesday witnessed massive traffic jam, starting from Gohpur area to Ganga Market. Commuters had a harrowing time as it took almost an hour to reach Ganga from Gohpur, which on other days takes only 10 minutes. Capital denizens already have been facing a...

Candlelit vigil for school girl

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Claiming serious foul play which led to the death of school girl Liter Bagra, various Galo community based organisations and the members from Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS) and Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) organized a candle lit vigil demanding action from...

Rijiju’s chopper makes emergency landing

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 4: The Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper carrying Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju made an emergency landing at Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic football ground here on Tuesday afternoon. The chopper, which was arriving from Guwahati, was to land at the Raj Bhawan helipad,...

APPDSU demands cancellation of vocational teachers’ interview

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: The All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU) has demanded that the Education Department immediately cancel the interviews held by the Deputy Commissioner, Capital Complex for the posts of vocational teachers. In a release, the APPDSU claimed that interviews for vocational teachers were conducted by violating RMSA...

Yapi Doni Kulo passes away

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Women's right activist and former member of the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women, Yapi Doni Kulo passed away on July 4 after a prolonged illness. She is survived by a daughter, Lily Kulo and two sons, Dr Jibom Haji and Jiyor Haji. Her husband late Alexander...

Petrol crisis hits Yingkiong

YINGKIONG, Jul 4: Petrol crisis hit Yingkiong as the IOC (marketing) has sealed the petrol dispensing machine of M/s Libang Auto Agency Yingkiong on June 26 after a technical fault was detected in the fuel dispensing machine. Though the crisis has put public and private transport to an unexpected situation,...

Social service in Dambuk

ROING, Jul 4: Members of the Self Help Group (SHG) Bomjir Midum-Minam, in collaboration with Dambuk sub-divisional administration conducted a cleanliness drive in and around Dambuk Helipad on July 4. Apart from SHG group members, Dambuk CO Kabang Apum, ASMs of Poblung-B, Sirang and Bizari actively participated in the social...

Adhere to govt decision on recruitment, CM tells depts.

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed all the departments to strictly adhere by the Cabinet decision taken recently to entrust the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) with the responsibility of recruitment of all Junior Engineers to APPSC for ensuring transparent and fair recruitment process. Pema directed...

Absenteeism by govt employees alleged

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: The All Palin Chambang Yangte Gangte Tarak-Lengdi Youth Federation (APCYGTLYF) drew the attention of the state government towards myriad of problems faced by the people of Palin, Chambang, Yangte, Gangte and Tarak-Lengdi circles for early redressal, particularly absence of government employees. Apart from government employees' absenteeism, the...

DC inaugurates IDCF programme at General Hospital

AALO Jul 4: Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight in West Siang district was formally launched by Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu at General Hospital Aalo on July 3. Padu exhorted the doctors to implement the progamme effectively as diarrhoea commonly affects rural children. It is our duty to ensure that all national...

Legal awareness on the sideline of Dree festival

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Legal awareness camps are being organized on the sideline of Dree celebrations in various places by the Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA). Stalls have been put up in Dree grounds at Papu Nallah, Supung Dree (Ziro) and Hong. Apart from legal aid and counselling, pamphlets and...

Spl Secy takes stock of progress of ongoing projects

PASIGHAT, Jul 4: Special Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Nyali Ete inspected various ongoing projects under MGNREGA in five focus areas in East Siang district. Ete, accompanied by PD (DRDA) Sibo Pasing and hosts of officials visited Mebo, Balek, Napit, Taki-lalung villages etc and held discussions with the villagers. To...

Bosumotary ‘Perfect Modeling Face’

ITANAGAR, Jul 04: Raja Bos Bosumotary of Arunachal Pradesh won the sub-title of ‘Perfect Modeling Face’ in the Dellywood Mr India 2017 Contest held at Mumbai on June 30. He was the lone contestant from the state in the event this year. Dellywood is a modeling agency that promotes and showcases...

Youth team up to fight drug abuse

MIAO, Jul 4: A team of 22 youths from Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, studying in different colleges across North East India, have discovered a unique way to fight drug abuse in the state. The team of young boys and girls, all students from seven colleges across North East India,...

WAPCOS Ltd to be third party monitor

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Arunachal Pradesh Government and WAPCOS Ltd as third party monitor for field monitoring, inspection and evaluation of various projects under BADP 2015-16 (Additional) and 2016-17 for the Western Zone. Secretary Planning Dr Joram Beda and Additional Chief Engineer cum...

Minor Arunachalee boy in search of his parents

KHONSA, Jul 4: A minor boy from Arunachal Pradesh is waiting for his parents at a children's home in Dibrugrah. The boy, identified as Nimulya Koling, son of Adi Bapu (father) and Santi Soba (Mother) of Arunachal Pradesh is being presently looked after by the registered NGO - "Prerona Children...

Scheme for unemployed launched in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday launched the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Swavalamban Yojana (DDUSY). The DDUSY scheme aims to encourage unemployed youth for entrepreneurship through formal banking channels. During the occasion, the Chief Minister released a booklet on 'Questions and Answers' regarding the scheme. The Chief Minister also made...

DC inaugurates Central Dree Food Festival

ZIRO, Jul 4: The festival mood gripped the people of Lower Subansiri district with the inauguration of the Golden Jubilee Dree Food Festival by Deputy Commissioner, Kemo Lollen at Dree Ground on Tuesday. As many as 22 stalls, including exhibition stalls on arts, crafts, etc were also set up this...

Dree greetings

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, P B Acharya and Chief Minister, Pema Khandu extended heartiest festival greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh, particularly to the Apatani community on the joyous occasion of Dree festival. The Governor said that the Dree festival is the cultural identity of the...

DA ejects slaughter house, act against bars

ITANAGAR, Jul 4: The District Administration along with the police carried out eviction drives to check illegal meat vendors along the National Highway. Earlier, an order in this regard was also issued by the Deputy Commissioner Itanagar-Capital Complex Prince Dhawan prohibiting slaughtering houses along the NH-415 within Itanagar-Capital Complex. Meanwhile, the...

Meeting on Tuting Rurban cluster

YINGKIONG, Jul 4: Deputy Commissioner and Chairman of the Rurban Mission, Remo Kamki asked the line departments to work in close coordination with DRDA for the success of the Tuting Rurban Mission during a district level convergence meeting of Tuting Rurban Cluster Project with other central flagship programme and...

Commissioner inspects ongoing projects in West Siang and Tawang

BOMDILA, Jul 4: Commissioner, GA/DA and Education, Hage Kojeen inspected various ongoing projects during his week-long tour of West Kameng and Tawang districts. At district headquarters Bomdila, the Commissioner inspected the multi-level parking lot and the multi-purpose community hall being executed by the PWD with an estimated cost of 3.50...

India ought to be cautious

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is embarking on a historic visit to Israel. He was given rousing welcome on his arrival at Tel Aviv. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu himself came to the airport to receive Mr Modi. This is the first-ever visit to Israel by an Indian Prime Minister....

An open letter to Chief Minister

Dear Editor, Through the columns of the Readers Forum of your esteemed daily, I am writing this open letter to the Chief Minister requesting the state government to bring drastic changes in education department for quality education in Govt schools, particularly for good performance of students in Class-X and XII...

Reign of terror

Dear Editor, This refers to your editorial “Stop Violence in name of Cow Protection” AF- June 30). Our PM has rightly said that “Nobody has the right and no one can be allowed to kill people in the name of cow protection. There is no place for violence in society....
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