Daily Archives: July 11, 2017

Four arrested in journalist assault case

Press associations laud police ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Itanagar Police arrested four people, including two government officials for assaulting Arunachal Times journalist. They have been identified as Joram Tadam of Tago, Tanya Raja of Joram, Yarda Sanjoy of Yarda, all under Lower Subansiri district and Gokia Nehru of Deve village under...

Sagalee reels under food scarcity, several districts cut off

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 10: The rain battered Sagalee Sub-Division is reportedly reeling under scarcity of food grains and life saving drugs, as it remain cut off from rest of the world following severe rain. All administrative circles including Leporiang, Toru, Silsango are cut off due to heavy road blockade,...

Biyuram Wage gets BJP ticket

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Biyuram Wage has been chosen as the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) candidate for the ensuing 12th Pakke-Kessang ST Assembly Constituency bye-election. Wage's candidature was finalized on Monday. The 12- Pakke-Kessang Assembly Constituency fell vacant after former Deputy Chief Minister Kameng Dolo lost his case in the Supreme Court...

Governor asks DAs to ensure uninterrupted supply of food items

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Governor PB Acharya asked the district administrations to take necessary steps and measures to ensure that supply of food and basic ration items is not hampered during this monsoon. The Governor, who is closely monitoring the current situation arising out of the torrential rain, advised the State...

Ex gratia

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: The Chief Minister Pema Khandu has announced immediate release of ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhs to the next of kin of Bamang Nijar, who was washed away by the flood water at Senki Park area on Sunday. He has mourned the death of three year old nursery...

AAPSU bats for APTET CTET qualified teachers

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Welcoming the Chief Minister Pema Khandu's assurance to regularise SSA teachers who have qualified APTET and CTET, the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) on Monday urged the state government to ensure mandatory regularization of those teachers with requisite qualification as per the government norms. AAPSU further...

Post-matric scholarship being disbursed

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Disbursement of post-matric scholarships offered by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment & Ministry of Tribal Affairs for the year 2016-17 is being made to those students, who did not apply for different stipend/scholarship. Payments are being made only to those students, who provided correct bank account...

Rebia inspects flood ravaged Itanagar- Jote-Tapiasso road, Doimukh circle

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Minister for Urban Development & Housing, Town Planning Nabam Rebia took stock of the devastation caused due to landslide and flood on Itanagar- Jote-Tapiasso road on Sunday. Regular State Transport bus service from Itanagar to Sangdupota was temporarily suspended due to heavy landslide and flooding on the...

DA installs CCTV in vital locations

KHONSA, Jul 10: In order to keep vigil on rampant accidents and growing anti-social activities taking place in and around Khonsa town, the District Administration has installed as many as 10 CCTV at vulnerable locations in the Township. The control room established at Khonsa Police Station was formally inaugurated...

Landslide hits Hill Top school building

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: The ESS-Sector Hill Top Primary School building has badly damaged by a landslide, claimed Hill Top Colony Welfare Committee. In a release, the committee informed that atleast fifteen families were affected by the rainfall triggered landslides. It appealed to the authority to verify and assess the...

Councilor reports damages

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Councilor Kabak Taka informed that various government and private properties including road are damaged by heavy rain and flood in Ward No. 17. The road leading to Donyi-Polo Vidya Bhawan, Modirijo, Sanglo Putung colony are also damaged by the rain water, he said. The councilor asked...

Move to safer places, appeals CM while reviewing flood

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: The Chief Minister Pema Khandu has appealed to the people to move out from vulnerable buildings and to take temporary refuge in the relief camps set up by the capital administration till the danger of flood averts. He made this appeal during a meeting to assess the...

Libang inaugurates school

YINGKIONG, Jul 10: Litum Tummuk Vidya Nikaten, a school established by Arunachal Siksha Vikas Samiti (ASVS) was inaugurated at Halleng, some 7 km from Yingkiong, by RD and PR Minister Alo Libang on Sunday. Expressing happiness over establishment of the school, Libang assured all possible help for infrastructural development. The school...

Cancel works allotted to Global Royal Construction:GSU

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Alleging discrepancies in bid documents, Galo Students Union (GSU), in a representation to the Secretary, Rural Works Department, GoAP appealed for cancellation of the tender works allotted to M/s Global Royal Construction for PMGSY Road project from Dego Kamki to Siru Tali (10.80 Km). The GSU alleged...

Awareness campaign on Organic Cultivation

TAWANG, Jul 10: A district level awareness campaign on importance of Organic Cultivation was conducted at deputy commissioner's conference hall here on Monday which was attended by HoDs, PRI members and farmers of the district. Speaking during the programme EAC Tawang Lobsang Tsetan highlighted the importance of Organic Farming and...

AR destroys NSCN (K) camp

KOHIMA , Jul 10: DAO Division of Assam Rifles has destroyed a NSCN(K) temporary camp in Pumao village of Longding district on July 09. The cadres had established the temporary camp deep into jungles along the Arunachal - Nagaland Border. The cadres had been carrying out extortion and other subversive...

Scribe assault condemned

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: All kra Daadi District Students' Union (AKDDSU) has vehemently condemned the attack on senior journalist and Associate editor of Arunachal Times Ranjit Sinha near Civil Secretariat here on July 6 and demanded punishment of the culprits as per law.  

DA continues ‘bar’ sealing spree

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Continuing with the inspection of bar cum restaurants by the District Administration, three bars-Green Street Bar, Tipsy and Turvy and the Blues were found to be open beyond the permitted time schedule. In compliance with the DM's order, these bars were sealed by the team led by...

Govt schemes launched in Lower Subansiri

ZIRO, Jul 10: The Chief Minister's Flagship programs Krishi Rinn Yojana, Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Bunkar Yojana and Deen Dayal Swalamban Yojana were formally launched by Deputy Commissioner Kemo Lollen on Monday. Lauding the initiatives as yet another step to uplift and capacitate the unemployed youths, farmers and the weavers of...

Tamar Murtem visits JNV School

ITANAGAR, Jul 10: Parliamentary Secretary Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Tamar Murtem along with Upper Subansiri Deputy Commissioner AK Singh on Saturday visited Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya, Megdong to inspect the progress of building infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary directed the representative of Tama Fabrication to complete the construction of building immediately within...

Time to wake up

The horrific attack on pilgrimage going to Amarnath Yatra at Kashmir is highly condemnable and it will have serious repercussion in days to come. Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were killed and 12 injured when terrorists opened fire on their bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday evening....

Right to Repair

Campaign India too needs By Shivaji Sarkar Not so long ago, an Indian excelled in “jugaad” also called the Ludhiana technology. Indian semi-skilled techies ruled the repair and innovation business. It found takers even in the West. Unmistakably, ‘jugaad’ developed into a billion dollar industry, providing jobs and business. But now...

Crumbling education

Dear Editor, Education is the basic right of every human being. It is the power that drags a person from darkness of illiteracy into the light of knowingness. In general sense, education is the transferring of knowledge, habits and skills from one generation to the next. However, in our State,...

Who is responsible?

Dear Editor, Who is responsible for the land slide and flood? We the human beings have destroyed the nature by deforestation, polluting the air, water and land and now we are facing the wrath of nature. So plant more trees. Prevention is better than cure. Yours, Techi Anand Naharlagun  

Clarification on funding of sportspersons and cosplayers

Dear Editor, This is regarding Ms Paklu Taipodia, Ms Junnu Pinggam, Ms Gichik Charchang and Sambo Lapung statements through various media about lack of support in providing any financial assistance for thier endeavour and participation in National/International Competitions. The Department of Sports & Youth Affairs, GoAP would like to clarify that...

Colliding dates

Dear Editor, Time is money, everybody wants to buy maximum good with minimum money and even within minimum money, and we try to bargain. Likewise aspirant also wants to appear maximum interview in minimum time. Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is going to conduct Fishery Officer/ Extension Officer on July...

Seven Amarnath pilgrims killed as militants fire: Police

Srinagar, Jul 10 (PTI) Seven Amarnath pilgrims, five of them women, were killed in a militant attack in Anantnag, the police said At 8.20 pm on Monday, the militants attacked an armoured car of the police, an official said. When the police fired back, the militants fled, firing indiscriminately, the...

‘Human Shield’: Rs. 10 Lakh Compensation For Farooq Dar, Directs Rights Body

SRINAGAR, Jul 10 (PTI): The Jammu and Kashmir human rights commission today directed the state government to pay a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by the Army during the Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll. The compensation awarded to Mr Dar...

This Is Message To China – And Others: US On Malabar Naval War Games

New Delhi, Jul 10 (PTI): The three-nation Malabar Naval Exercise involving India, Japan and the United States maritime forces which began today, is setting a great example to the world, a top US official has said. "I would like to say this is a strategic message to China. It (the...

Swaraj’s request to Aziz over visa for Jadhav’s mother gets no response response

New Delhi, Jul 10 (PTI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today expressed dismay over lack of courtesy shown by her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz, who has not even acknowledged her personal letter requesting for a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother. However, she assured Aziz that any Pakistani national seeking...
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