Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

Police seize weapons from IRBn jawan, apprehends shooter in 24 hours

Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Jul 14: The Arunachal Pradesh Police, Naharlagun unit has seized a major haul of weapons from one of their own while it cracked the shooting case that took place near Hotel Tossum at around 1.30 AM on Thursday within 24 hours of the incident. The police arrested an...

Power minister assures help to Arunachal; allocates Rs 10 crores as initial assistance

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has assured to provide all out support to the flood and landslide hit Arunachal Pradesh. He conveyed this to Chief Minister Pema Khandu in a telephonic conversation late Thursday evening. Taking stock of the current situation in the state, the Power Minister...

Tax and Excise Joint Commissioner alleged of sexual assault on minor

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Joint Commissioner of Tax and Excise Department Tani Jongkey has been alleged of sexually assaulting a 11-year-old girl on June 2nd last. In this regard, a case has also been registered with the Women Police Station, Itanagar under section 341, 354 and section 8 of the Protection...

Rijiju, Pema undertake aerial survey of flood-hit Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday undertook an aerial survey of flood-hit districts in the state where all major roads and highways have been damaged by landslides due to heavy rains. The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, who...

DRDA staff set to launch pen down strike

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Frustrated with the state government's inaction in addressing its long pending demands, the Arunachal Pradesh unit of All India DRDA Staff Welfare Association reiterated that it would launch its indefinite democratic movement in the form of pen and tool down strike from July 17. The DRDA employees...

AAPSU opposes visit of TTAADC executive member

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has strongly condemned the visit of one Sandhya Rani Chakma, executive member of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) to the Chakma inhabited areas of Diyun and Bordumsa, and termed her visit as provocative. "The lady is said...

DNGC shines

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: In the recently declared Rajiv Gandhi University examinations 2017, the students of Dera Natung Government College bagged top four positions among the overall top five in the undergraduate examinations. All the four positions are bagged by students from the Zoology Department. Continuing the previous trends of 2014...

Longding DA reaches out to meritorious students

LONGDING, Jul 14: Students of JNV Tissa, Dalon Monwangham (75%), Puna Oppo (76%) and Kaling Modi (73%) have gotten admissions in the University of Delhi's B Com course following the Longding District Administration's efforts. The students were able to apply for the admission with the help of the district administration...

APCC threatens to launch bandh calls

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC), in a letter, reminded the Chief Minister of the ultimatum served by it to the state government to relieve Chief Secretary (in-charge) Satya Gopal from duty for allegedly misguiding the Election Commission of India. The ultimatum is expiring on Friday afternoon...

Stipend released

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA) has informed that it has released the scholarship money for the year 2016-17 under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to all those students who have provided their SBI bank accounts. In a release, the department stated...

Apprehending disaster, students’ union demands halt on earth cutting

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Concerned over impending threat posed by the ongoing highway earth cutting in Garu and Likabali areas, which may bring disaster like recent landslide in Laptap, the Jigo Yego Students' Union (JYSU) has strongly demanded the authority to stop the work until monsoon rain recedes. In a memorandum...

Centre hopeful of achieving ODF target

ITANAGAR Jul 14: Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DW&S), Govt of India, Parameswaran Iyer called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday and appreciated the state government for achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 87 percent in the state and opined that the state could achieve 100...

Rijiju visits Laptap

TORU, Jul 14: Union Minister of State for Home affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday visited the landslide hit Laptap village where 14 people were killed after being buried alive and interacted with the locals. He was accompanied by former Chief Minister and Sagalee MLA Nabam Tuki, NDRF IG Ravi Joseph,...

Relief materials distributed to landslide victims

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: The All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU), led by its Vice President, Tana Sushil Tara on Wednesday visited the landslide victims of Laptap village under Sagalee circle and extended relief materials to the victim's family members. Members of ANSU also supported the NDRF in the rescue operation on...

NABARD conducts RIDF sensitization workshop

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein said that the provision of state share for NABARD funded schemes will be kept in the state budget from next year onward. Addressing senior government officials in a sensitization workshop on 'Rural Infrastructure Development Fund' (RIDF), conducted by NABARD, Arunachal Pradesh Regional...

Nari forest range observes Vanamahotsava

Prafulla Kaman NARI-SEREN, Jul 14: As part of Vanamahotsava celebration, a week-long plantation drive was launched by Nari Forest Range under Pasighat Forest Division at GHSS, Nari on Friday. Range Forest Officer (RFO) Omang Moyong Bam put emphasis on collective efforts by all to protect natural vegetations through plantation activities. She explained...

30 new born girls enrolled under Dulari Kanya Scheme

TEZU, Jul 14: Thirty new born girls were enrolled under the Dulari Kanya Scheme at a programme held at Amik Ringya Hall, Tezu on Friday. The infant girls enrolled for the scheme were from Tezu town, Tafragam, Khoraliang, Teluliang, Gohain Gaon, Loiliang, Bazaar area and Huseliang . Lohit District Deputy Commissioner,...

Interactive School Engagement

TEZU, Jul 14: As per the directives of the Election Commission of India, the Lohit District Election Office, Tezu conducted its second phase of Interactive School Engagement with the students in the age group of 15 and above at Government Higher Secondary School, Tezu on Friday. The Programme is a...

30 days ultimatum served to CM

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: The All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Forum (AAPYF) and Papum Pare district unit of the AAPYF has served a 30 days ultimatum to the Chief Minister, demanding immediate eviction and cancellation of land allotment against people belonging to Deori tribe and threatened to resort to legal and...

Labour union seeks early release of relief materials

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister on Thursday, the All Arunachal Pradesh Labour Union (AAPLU) has sought immediate release of relief materials through Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board (APB&OCWWB) by organizing awareness camps at the landslide and flood affected areas...

Tagok Nilling Memorial Volleyball Tournament

Karda Natam DAPORIJO, Jul 14: The Neba Volleyball Team won the first Tagok Nilling Memorial Volleyball Tournament, defeating Tamu Tadu team in the final played at Government Higher Secondary School playground here on Thursday. Local MLA Dikto Yekar and Superintendent of Police Taru Gusar witnessed the final match to encourage the...

Abo Tani Clan Organization to drop its demands following DCM’s assurance

ITANAGAR, Jul 13: The Abo Tani Clan Organization (ATCO) on Thursday last, decided to drop its three demands following a meeting with Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein on July 11, wherein the DCM assured to look into their demands. Addressing reporters at the Arunachal Press Club here, ATCO Chief Advisor,...

Army contributes to SBM

DAPORIJO, Jul 14: Contributing to Swachh Bharat Mission that aims to eradicate open defecation by 2019, the Spearhead Gunners of the Indian Army have constructed two toilet blocks for the villagers of TCC in Upper Subansiri district under Operation Samaritan. The care of the toilet blocks was handed over to...

APIDFCL-CSIR to work together for benefit of state

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: The Arunachal Pradesh Industrial Development & Financial Corporation Ltd (APIDFCL) and Council of Science & Industrial Research (CSIR) will work in collaboration by sharing technical know-how to benefit the people of the state. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard is likely to be executed very...

APP team for ISKF Open National Karate Championship

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: An 11-member karate team from Arunachal Pradesh Police, led by SI Bulang Marik as Team Manager and Technical Director left here for Guwahati on Thursday to participate in the 5th ISKF Open National Karate Championship being held from July 14 to 16. The team consists of SI...

Relief sought for Upper Hill Top Colony

ITANAGAR, Jul 14: Claiming that about 15 families have been rendered homeless due to rain triggered landslide at Upper Hill Top Colony here on July 10 last, Hill Top Colony Welfare Committee (HTCWC) President, Karsang Tallar has in a release on Friday strongly appealed to the concern authority to...

Law & order worsening in capital complex

In a span of month capital complex has witnessed two major shooting cases. Both the incident was a result of horrific road rage. All of a sudden it has become dangerous to drive around in capital city. People might get killed for overtaking and for slight delay in giving...

Proportional representation

Dear Editor, The policy of reservation in government machinery is not for charity but to make our government inclusive. Reservation in government sector is to ensure proportional representation of all the people of our country in it. Our Parliament is an ideal example of proportional representation where every state sends...

An open letter to Chief Minister

Dear Editor, I am one of the aspiring applicants who have applied for the benefits to be provided under the Chief Minister’s Agriculture Mechanization Programme (CMAMP), launched by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh. This scheme initiated under the aegis of our Chief Minister provides financial assistance to the small and...

Clan Politics

Dear Editor, Forming of Clan wise society now a days is very common, it is good to be in unity and to stand together it looks so good and pleasant when the brothers stand together, But for what cause? That is the main question that arises in the mind. Are these...
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