Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

CM launches campaign to root out corruption

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has launched a campaign to root out corruption in the state marking one year in office on July 17. The State Vigilance Department, at the directive of the Chief Minister, issued notification directing all the Principal Secretaries, DGP, Commissioners, Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners, Additional...

Do police need policing?

The recent alleged involvement of two Indian Reserve Battalion personnel in two different crimes raise a million questions in the minds of people, one of which is, how reliable and trusted are our law keepers. It may sound scary, but it sends shivers down our spines when men in uniforms...

SJETA dept ask students to obtain NOC at the earliest

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: The Government of Arunachal Pradesh has informed that it has released Pre Matric Scholarships to 2,562 applicants out of 2594, while 32 applications were found to be duplicate entries. In a release issued this evening, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA) Director, Yumlam...

Monsoon session of Parliament begins today

NEW DELHI, Jul 16: A united opposition is all set to raise the heat on the government over issues like lynching incidents and vigilantism, the Kashmir situation and the border stand-off with China during the monsoon session of Parliament that begins Monday. The session, which will continue till August 11,...

Authority gives in, SUN defers boycott

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: Following the standoff between the authority of North East Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) and Students' Union of NERIST (SUN) over various issues, including non-release of fellowship to PhD scholars and scholarship of GATE M. Tech, the authority on Sunday relented and released one...

TCS, ATYO press road construction Co to expedite work

Correspondent DAPORIJO, Jul 16: A joint team of the Tagin Cultural Society and All Tagin Youth Organization on Friday met the Managing Director of T K Engineering Construction Company, Naharlagun and pressed for expediting the construction works of Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) from Upper Subansiri to Pangin. Highlighting the problems faced by...

GAF comes down heavily on state govt

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: The Green Arunachal Foundation (GAF) has hit out at the state government under Chief Minister Pema Khandu for its apathy towards the people and alleged that the state government was not well prepared to deal with the monsoon fury. "It is condemnable that the government was not...

Society serves 10-day ultimatum to Sona

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: The Boh Ramo Bokar (ADI) Elite Society on Sunday reiterated that Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, P D Sona should clear his stand on the allegation of receiving Rs 4 crore from former Chief Minister late Kalikho Pul. Citing the June 30 protest rally against Sona by the...

Induction training for parents of differently abled children

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA)conducted an orientation cum induction training for members of the Arunachal Pradesh Parents Association of Disabled Children (APPADC) and members of Arunachal Pradesh Paralympics Association here on Saturday. The orientation programe was conducted with objectives to create awareness and facilitate...

17th CM Shield Competition of Bharat Scouts and Guides

ITANAGAR, Jul 16: The 17th Chief Minister's Shield Competition Award Ceremony was held at the state headquarters, Bharat Scouts and Guides at Polo Colony on Friday. Attending the function, Education Minister Honchun Nangdam advised the participants to maintain self confidence and utilize their time in a positive manner. Parliamentary Secretary of...

Training on Tagin language

DAPORIJO, Jul 16: An orientation cum training programme for teachers of Tagin inhabited areas for development, preservation and promotion of the Tagin language was organized by the Tagin Cultural Society (TCS),in collaboration with NECTAR, Shillong at Singik Hall here on Saturday. Deputy Director of School Education, Tape Jeram said that...

Leadership cum spoken English training prog

KIMIN, Jul 16: A leadership cum spoken English training programme for the students of classes XI and XII was conducted at Kimin Community Hall on Sunday. The training is conducted under the English Language Development Programme of the project Vivek Kiran Project -an educational initiative by the Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas...

East Siang bandh called off

PASIGHAT, Jul 16: The proposed 12-hourEast Siang district bandh called by the Pasighat People's Welfare Committee (PPWC) on July 17 has been called off following assurance from the Power Department to improve power supply. The PPWC declared the strike in protest against erratic and irregular power supply in the district...

Judiciously use the fund

The monsoon has caused absolute devastation across the state. Many people have lost lives and tragedy has hit several families across the state. The worst affected has been capital complex and Sagalee sub-division under Papum Pare district. It is believed that it may take years to completely restore the...

Economy Blues

End I-T, boost growth By Shivaji Sarkar Major concerns shadow the Indian economy. The Central Statics Organisation figures speak of both low inflation and industrial growth. The RBI is skeptical and is keen on maintaining, if not raising interest rates. And, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the economy may slow...

Mere symbolism is not the solution

Dear Editor, Kudos to Dhurjati Mukherjee for the article titled "Dalit sufferings"(14 July). Rightly has he stated that mere symbolism changes absolutely nothing. What really matters is nothing but action on the ground. There was a period in 2012-2013 when our President(Pratibha Patil), Speaker and Opposition leader in the Lok Sabha(Meira Kumar...

Open Letter to Governor, the President of NERIST Society

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed column of your daily, I would like to draw the kind attention of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, who is also the president of NERIST Society, regarding the news item published in various leading news papers of our state, pertaining to boycott of admission registration...

Collapsing bridge and dirty water supply

Dear Editor, I feel so disappointed while seeing the efforts of our Govt departments in restoration works. Barapani Bridge is deteriorating and is at the verge of collapsing. Why govt is taking it so lightly? Everyday a person crossing it goes through a mental trauma and its becoming the reason for...

Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

NEW DELHI, Jul 16 (PTI): After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through Allahabad and Varanasi. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar has...

Army Test-Fires Ultra-Light Howitzer Guns It Received From US, 3 Decades After Bofors

NEW DELHI, Jul 16 (PTI): Exhaustive field trials are being carried out on two long-range ultra-light howitzers in Pokhran which the Indian Army received from the US after a gap of 30 years since the Bofors scandal broke out, an official said. The test-firing of the guns is primarily aimed...

India’s population along low-elevation coastlines to grow three fold: Report

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI): India’s population along low- elevation coastlines is expected to witness a three-fold rise in the coming decades, says a new report on how climate change will bring devastating consequences to nations in Asia and Pacific. According to the report, the projected population in Low-Elevation...

India will become self sufficient in pulses, oil seeds, says Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan...

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today exuded confidence that India will become self- sufficient in pulses and oilseeds production in the coming years with the government taking steps to boost yields through use of better quality seeds and technologies. The country imports over 5...

Court rejects plea for CBI probe against PM Narendra Modi for alleged inaction on...

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI): A special court has junked the plea of a sacked Defence Ministry official for a CBI probe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged inaction on charges of corruption in the Ministry. Dismissing the plea calling it “not maintainable”, Special Judge Virender Kumar...

Government Briefs Opposition For Second Day On Dokalam, Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Jul 16 (PTI): For the second consecutive day, two senior ministers on Saturday briefed political parties about the standoff along the Sino-Indian border and situation in Jammu and Kashmir at a meeting where opposition leaders urged the government to deescalate the tension with China. Leaders of 11 political...

Government should lower barriers for startups: Israeli innovator Tal Catran

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI):  ‘Startup India’ policy will help Indian firms find easier commercialisation channels globally but these businesses need a lot of hand holding and funding and governments should lower administrative and regulatory barriers, says an expert Israeli startup hubs builder. Tal Catran, who is collaborating with...

16 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims killed, 27 injured in bus accident

Ramban/Jammu, Jul 16 (PTI): Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and around 27 injured, 19 of them critically, when a bus skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled into a deep nullah in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. The deceased belonged to Uttar Pradesh,...

HPC officers urges govt to revive Nagaon, Cachar paper mills

Guwahati, Jul 16 (PTI) The officers and supervisors of PSU firm Hindustan Paper Corp's Cachar and Nagaon paper mills today requested the government to revive the units immediately by pumping in about Rs 900 crore. "The Nagaon unit's last production day was March 13 this year with an output of...

12 Lakh Affected In Assam Floods, Number Of Deaths Near 60

GUWAHATI, Jul 16 (PTI): Close to 12 lakh people in 24 districts of Assam continued to reel under floods as the death toll reached 59 in the state on Saturday. The flood situation slightly improved in the state, but officials said over half of Kaziranga National Park was submerged and...

Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon as Cilic bid ends in tears

London, Jul 16 (AFP): Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 and at 35...

PV Sindhu to make a cameo in her own biopic

New York, Jul 16 (PTI) Ace badminton player PV Sindhu is all set to make a brief appearance in her upcoming biopic. The film's producer and actor Sonu Sood confirmed Sindhu's cameo on the sidelines of IIFA awards here. There were reports that Deepika Padukone might play the lead role in...
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