Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

Missing chopper wreckage found, all crew members feared dead

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The wreckage of the Indian Air Force, Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH), which went missing while on a rescue operation on Tuesday just after taking off from Silputu Helipad at Sagalee, was reportedly found at Sopho Yuha four kilometers away from Hostallam village under Borum Panchayat...

Landslide washes away house in Daporijo

DAPORIJO, Jul 5: Rain-triggered landslide washed away a dwelling house at Abotani Colony on Tuesday night in Daporijo Township. The rains also flooded most parts of Daporijo Township as flood water entered into several houses in various colonies, several government offices and market places in Daporoji, with Gandhi Market and...

Lady left homeless after DA demolish home, DC named in complaint

TEZU, Jul 5: Dangtupsi Malo, about 60 years of age has been rendered homeless after she was evicted from her home by the Lohit District Administration. The lady's three room semi-concrete house was demolished on June 15 initiated reportedly under the purview of the Arunachal Pradesh Public Premises (Eviction of...

Govt cancels department JE interview

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 5: In a major blow to the Rural Works Department (RWD), the state government on Wednesday has cancelled the proposed interview of junior engineers of RWD and recruitment would be made through Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). This was confirmed by RWD link Secretary Dr Joram...

AAPSU stresses on quality education

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) in an interactive and coordination meeting with the Department of Education discussed ways and means to improve the quality of education. Presided over by Under Secretary (Education) Likha Teji, the directors from various departments highlighted the facts and figures of...

District administration takes measures to maintain law and order

ITANGAR, Jul 5: The Capital Complex Administration has taken various measures to maintain law and order and to contain road rage in the state capital. The administration, along with the police would be conducting naka checks at various points and locations within Capital Complex at least thrice in a week...

Arunachal celebrates Dree festival

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The Dree festival got off to a colourful start across the state. At Ziro, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju joined the Golden Jubilee Dree festival celebration. Addressing the huge festival revellers, Rijiju called for preservation and promotion of old age traditions. "Our culture is...

Gorkhas stage rally in support of Gorkhaland

TEZU, Jul 5: Thousands of Gorkhas from Lohit, Namsai, Changlang and Anjaw districts assembled at Jubilee Ground, Tezu on Tuesday to stage a peaceful rally in support of the ongoing demand at Darjeeling for creation of a separate state of Gorkhaland. The rally was organized under the joint banner of...

Longding gets Krishi Vigyan Kendra

LONGDING, Jul 5: The Indian Council for Agriculture Research has sanctioned one Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Longding. Once the Krishi Vigyan Kendra is established in Longding, it will not only provide technical training to the villagers but will also act as a regional center for excellence in promoting Agriculture Based...

Neurology Camp at RKMH

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: Dr Hitesh Kumar, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology) will be visiting Ramakrishna Mission Hospital for neurology camp on July 12 next. Patients suffering from stroke (Paralysis), headache, seizure/epilepsy, vertigo, nerve & muscle problem (Neuropathy/ Myopathy), back pain, neck pain, dementia, etc can consult him during the camp.  

Young diver wins 2 medals in national aquatic c’ship

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: Young diver from Arunachal Yukar Tache won two bronze medals in the one metre main platform and one metre Spring Board events in the 34th Sub-Junior and 44th Junior National Aquatic Championship, which were held in Pune, Maharashtra from June 28 to 30, informed Arunachal Amateur...

AASSATA against CTET, APTET qualifications

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The All Arunachal Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers' Association (AASSATA) on Wednesday expressed displeasure on the statement of the Chief Minister that the regularization of SSA teachers will depend on those who have cleared the CTET or APTET. Citing the NCTE notification of 23rd August 2010 that CTET...

Myths of the origin of Dree

Dani Sulu The tribal life is interspersed and integrated with the myths and mythologies about origins of human beings, the earth, the spirits and the universe. The beliefs and faiths in nature and the myths surrounding the workings of nature and universe has guided the typical tribal society from time...

Training on solar fish drying method

PASIGHAT, Jul 5: The Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), East Siang, in collaboration with the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Pasighat on Wednesday organized daylong skill development training cum demonstration programme on 'Low Cost Solar Fish Drying Method' for the farming community of Mebo. The objective of...

CM, orgs mourn Kulo’s passing

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The Chief Minister has mourned the death of former member of the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women, Yapi Doni Kulo, who passed away on Tuesday. 'Late Kulo will be forever remembered for her unprecedented role in the cooperative movement of Arunachal Pradesh with her Kadorna Welfare...

Puroik students felicitated

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: Students belonging to the Puroik community, who have excelled in classes X and XII examination, were felicitated in a function organized by the All Puroik Students Union (APSU) and sponsored by the Arunachal Pradesh Society for Education and Development. The students were presented medals and certificates of...

Principal, HMs urged for dedicated service

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jul 5: East Siang Deputy Director of School Education (DDSE) Jongge Yirang urged the secondary school Principals and Headmasters to render dedicated service to ensure quality education. Addressing a coordination meeting of the headmasters and principals of government secondary and higher secondary schools at Pasighat recently, the DDSE urged...

Govt urged to release pending pensions

ROING, Jul 5: The Parbuk BoliK Anchal Samity of Lower Dibang Valley district appealed to the government for early release of long pending widow and old-aged pensions. Highlighting the hardships faced by widows, old-aged and handicapped people, Parbuk Bolik ASM Joseph Pertin, in a release, informed that these under privileged...

BJP leaders visit Regional Research Institute of Ayurveda

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: Team members of BJP Minority Morcha on Wednesday visited the Regional Research Institute of Ayurveda, Itanagar and discussed various issues concerning the institute cum hospital. Minority Morcha state President Loku Sono, Secretary N R Choudary and Upper Subansiri district President Talar Pigio met Assistant Director Dr K...

AKDDSU seeks posting of regular DRDA project director

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The All Kra Daadi District Students Union (AKDDSU) has appealed to the state government for immediate posting of a regular Project Director of the DRDA at Kra Daadi district. The newly created district is reportedly facing acute shortage of HODs in the district. The AKDDSU strongly opposed the...

Sportsperson felicitated

AALO, Jul 5: Sportspersons that brought laurels to the district in various games and sports competitions were felicitated in a function held in the conference hall of the Aalo Deputy Commissioner on Wednesday. The district volleyball team members, who finished as runners-up in the HDMT trophy, winners of taekwondo in...

Fish biodiversity & river ranching

YUPIA, Jul 5: The DFDO, Yupia conducted an awareness programme on technology and conservation of 'Fish Biodiversity & River Ranching' at Pare River under Sagalee Circle and Papum River under Sangdupota Circle on June 28 and 30 respectively. The concept of river ranching is to restock the depleting stock of...

UOAP writes to CM

ITANAGAR, Jul 5: The United Organisation of Arunachal Pradesh (UOAP) in a letter to the Chief Minister on Wednesday demanded that Home, RWD, Labour and Employment Minister cum Chairman of Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (APB &OCWWB), Kumar Waii be dropped from his Ministry. The organization...

Rising case of road rage

The incidents of road rage in capital complex is increasing exponentially. Last week a youth was seriously injured after one person opened fire following a road rage incident at Ganga market, Itanagar. This is not an isolated incident. Many such incidents of people taking out gun even for petty...

Lets walk the walk

Dear Editor, Women Empowerment has been discussed so much in almost every forum and every possible live event that it seems a challenge to write something new and relevant on it. Hence, it’s human empowerment for me. Surprisingly, as per Old English Etymology, the word “man” means “a thinker” or “to...

Unfounded biases against male

Dear Editor, Though, it seems, many of us wouldn't like to admit the fact is that an average individual, a common man is not a law breaker or a criminal and for that matter, a rapist. He is just like the rest of us who is thinking of making easy...

End of people friendly health insurance scheme

Dear Editor, Finally, the much awaited closure letter of Cashless transaction of APCMUHIS arrived on 6.17pm IST, 3rd of July 2017. The closure letter brings the end of one of the best people friendly Health related Insurance scheme, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh had taken up since its creation. This sends...

India scaling new heights in ties with ASEAN: Government

New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI): India was scaling “new heights” in its ties with ASEAN countries and was set for a “defining partnership” with the south-east Asian multi-nation group, a senior MEA official said today. India’s trade with the ASEAN countries increased by USD 5 billion to USD 70...

Government to set up national rail academy for training in rail security

New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI): A national academy for training in railway security will soon be set up by the government keeping in mind the threat to the public transporter. Besides the railways will also speed up the creation of an advanced commando training facility for Railway Protection Force...

Freedom Of Navigation Key For Regional Stability: India

NEW DELHI, Jul 5 (PTI): India today said freedom of navigation was "imperative" for enhancing regional peace and stability and boost trade, in a clear reference to the South China Sea dispute where China has been ramping up its military strength. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said India wants to...
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