Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Dept struggling to repair NH 415

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Continuous rains have been disrupting the early repair of the portion of NH 415 between Itanagar and Naharlagun near Dree Ground. Executive Engineer Nani Tath who has been monitoring the restoration work informed that men and machine have been pressed into action 24 hours...

Two bodies retrieved from crash site, search operation still on

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Mortal remains of IAF personnel Wing Commander M S Dhillon and Lt Constable Nada Umbing have been airlifted from crash site on Friday. Lt. Ct Nada Umbing's body was mistakenly flown to Tezpur airbase along with Dhillon by IAF and later brought back to Itanagar by...

Arunachal Times journalist assaulted, press bodies condemn attack

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Associate Editor of The Arunachal Times Ranjit Sinha was beaten up on Friday morning (12.30 am- 1.00 am) by four people near heavily guarded Civil Secretariat in Itanagar. The 52 year old Sinha was walking back home after work when he was assaulted. The attack was so...

Regional Air Connectivity Scheme for Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: The Secretary Ministry of Civil Aviation RN Choubey informed that operation of small fixed wing aircrafts of less than 9 seats will be included in the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for Arunachal Pradesh and other North Eastern States. During one to one interaction with the operators, the...

Cosplayers seek govt support

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Arunachali girls Junnu Pingam and Gichik Charchang will represent India at the World Cosplay Summit 2017 to be held in Nagoya Japan from July 29 next. Junnu and Charchang were selected to represent India in upcoming world Cosplay after preliminary competition held in Aizwal recently. The...

APCC demands revival of schemes

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has criticized the ruling BJP Government for discontinuing the scheme for providing sanitary pads to school students, which was launched by former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki. The scheme, which was launched during 2013-14 with an outlay of Rs. 200 lakh, intended to...

Pema emphasis on monitoring and work culture

ITANAGAR, July 7: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has called for a strong monitoring system in place and change of work culture for successful delivery of health services in Arunachal Pradesh. Chairing the State Health Mission (SHM) meeting for the first time here today, Khandu said over the years the health...

KVK intervention in Anjaw

anjaw, Jul 7: Anjaw district is blessed with natural fauna, flora and endangered medicinal plants and different crops which have unique characteristics. The district is also known as biodiversity hotspot, where many landraces, local seeds and traits are yet to be identified by the scientist of ICAR and KVKs. KVK...

Body builder Paklu Taipodia seeks sponsors for world event

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Body builder Paklu Taipodia is running from pillar to post seeking financial assistance to participate in two events in South Korea and Mongolia. She was recently selected by Indian Body building Federation to participate in the ensuing 51st Asian body building and Physique Sports Championship to be...

Forestation drives mark Van Mahotsava

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: The week-long Van Mahotsva celebration came to an end Friday, during which a-forestation drives were conducted to restore declining forest cover. Apart from tree plantation, awareness campaigns about the benefits and protection of trees and the harm caused by deforestation were also organized. Lower Dibang Valley District Forest...

Remote Sensing Technology to identify land suitability: Mein

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has mooted using Remote Sensing Technology to identify the suitability of land for different crops across the state. He offered this idea in a meeting with B V Raman Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Remote Sensing Instruments (RSI), Hyderabad here this...

Kaying-Tato road restored

AALO, Jul 7: Road communication between Kaying and Tato was restored after BRO constructed a sub-way beside the main block point. The road was washed away recently causing total disruption in road communication for several days. DIPRO  

Special campaign

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Election Commission has fixed July 8 and 22 as dates for organizing special campaign for registration of young voters between 18-21 years.  

Monsoon causes devastation in LDV

ROING, Jul 7: The Water Resources Department (WRD), Roing division has informed that monsoon rain has caused massive damage to properties in Roing and Dambuk sub division under Lower Dibang Valley district. In a release, department claimed that large area under Dambuk sub-division were flooded and inundated for days together...

CM meets GOC, discusses land issue

ITANAGAR, July 7: Chief Minister Pema Khandu and 56 Infantry Division GOC Major General Ashok Dhingra discussed defence land acquisition in the state with the Chief Minister assuring that all such cases will be taken care of. Chief Minister said the state government in cooperation with the centre is trying...

DC lays foundation of Sela Pride assistance centre

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: West Kameng Deputy Commissioner Dr. Sonal Swaroop laid the foundation stone for Sela Pride, a BRO help centre, at Sella Pass on Friday. The idea to establish the Sela Pride, which will assist and help the visitors to Sela Pass in time of need, was conceived by...

Sinne and Yaki to represent India in Asian Karate Championship

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Sinne Mikhu and Yaki Dignium from Arunachal Pradesh will represent the country in the 16th Asian Karate Championship to be held at Asthana, Kazakhsthan from July 9 to 17. They were selected on the basis of gold medal winning performance in the KAI National Karate Championship, 2017. Directorate...

Implementation of govt schemes

NAMSAI, Jul 7: The Namsai district administration has conducted a series of workshop, interaction, seminar and meetings with bankers, govt. officers and entrepreneurs separately for implementation of newly launched schemes namely Deendayal Upadhaya Swalamban Yojna, Bunkar Yojna, CM Krishi Rinn Yojna, Adarsh Gram Yojna and District innovation and Challenge...

25,000 insect larvae eating fishes released in Namsai

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Around 25,000 Larvivarous fishes were released by District Health Society, Namsai at Namsai town, Chowkham, Mahadevpur and Tenga-pani, near Golden Pogada to reduce mosquito breeding. A formal programme to release the fishes was held at Pariyati Sasang Buddha Vihara Namsai attended by Deputy Commissioner RK Sharma, Head...

Training on rubber and tea cultivation

CHANGLANG, Jul 7: Experts from Rubber Board of India (RBI) and Tea Board of India imparted training to farmers and extension functionaries on rubber and tea cultivation during a programme organized by Department of Agriculture, Changlang under the Chief Minister's Mission Mode Project. The RBI and TBI officials imparted all...

Meet on RGSEAG-SABLA held

TEZU, Jul 7: A coordination meeting was held to discuss implementation of Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (SABLA). The meeting also took stock of the health and nutritional status of adolescent girls. The scheme consists of two major components--nutrition and non-nutrition--wherein out of school as well as...

WASE urges Govt. to re-consider setting up of distillery plant

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jul 7: Women Against Social Evils (WASE) has strongly pleaded the State government to re-consider the setting up of IMFL production unit at IGC, Niglok. Speaking to press persons here on Thursday, WASE President Omen Ering and General Secretary Joya Tasung Moyong said that they were unable to...

Hayuliang-Chaglagam road likely to be restored shortly

HAWAI, Jul 7: The road blockade between Hayuliang and Chaglagam is likely to be restored within a couple days. Anjaw Deputy Commissioner Mamata Riba, accompanied by a team of officials and PRI members, visited the affected site on July 5, where she was informed that men and machineries were pressed...

Allegations baseless: Organization

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: Barely two days after the United Organization of Arunachal Pradesh (UOAP) demanded the state government to drop Home Minsiter Kumar Waii from the Cabinet on alleged corruption charges, a group of UOAP executive members today termed the allegations as baseless. In a statement here, the Organization claimed...

Tree plantation marks Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration

TAWANG, Jul 7: A tree plantation drive was conducted in Tawang as part of celebration of the 82nd birth anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on Friday. Thousands of devotees thronged the Urgelling Gonpa and prayed for the long life and sound health of the His Holiness. Around 50...

No transfer without relievers: ARASU

ITANAGAR, Jul 7: The All Raga Area Students' Union (ARASU) has drawn the government's attention on transfer of teachers from the schools without relievers. In a representation to the Parliamentary Secretary Education, Pani Taram, the ARASU has strongly opposed the transfer of teachers from schools without relievers. The ARASU informed the...

Extend support to APPSC

The decision of the government of Arunachal to cancel recruitment process of junior engineer under RWD has come in right time. The said recruitment process was supposed to be done departmentally in violation of cabinet decision to hand over all such recruitment process to APPSC. Though it is a...

Child Labour

Expanding education vital By Dr Oishee Mukherjee India recently ratified two fundamental conventions against child labour — the Minimum Age Convention 1973 (No.138) and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention 1999 (No. 182) — at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva. With this, the nation became the 175th member...

Increase seats

Dear Editor, Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would like to express the grievance of unemployed vets in arunachal. Recently, a new policy was formed to increase the vet seats in different state. I would like to ask the concerned authority that since the department hasn't created any VO...

Break free from gender stereotypes

Dear Editor, Very often the reason that causes our depression is a grave and genuine one. Any issue be it a death of our dear one, injustice, social ills, unbearable financial constraints, physical abuse or emotional torture ~ is indeed very serious in nature. When we suffer from depression, our well...
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