Doimukh JNV celebrates annual school week
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Like the previous year, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Doimukh in Papum Pare district has been celebrating its Vidyalaya Week in a befitting manner from August 12. This would be followed by celebration of 8th Vidyalaya Foundation Day on August 18.
While inaugurating the week-
Earlier, the programme started with welcome song presented by the students of JNV. Various cultural programmes are also being organized with enthusiastic participation of students to mark the school week.
NEDWS organizes mega tree plantation
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: The North East Development Welfare Society (NEDWS) has organized a mega tree plantation cum social service at forest park and circuit house campus of Daporijo recently.
Addressing the occasion as chief guest, Daporijo ASM Lome Sindak called upon the people to create mass awareness on environment, plant trees and stop deforestation for preservation of environment and maintenance of ecological balance. He further lauded the NEDWS for its role in preservation of environment.
The guest of honour G Ete, ADC Daporijo administered the oath of affirmation to the
newly appointed 15-
NEDWS president Tabom Boje in his address called upon the NGOs to play a greater role for preservation of environment. Highlighting the role of the Society he also emphasized on preservation of own culture and identity.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Like previous year the Solung, the major festival of Adis, will be celebrated with great pomp and gaiety this year too at Itanagar on 1st September.
The Itanagar Solung Festival Committee headed by Bodong Yirang, Director (Elementary education) as president and Tanon Tatak, Assistant Commissioner (Tax and Excise) as general secretary has been endeavoring for grand success of the festival.
This year also “Diigok-
Apart from today’s drawing and painting competition in memory of Late Lummer Dai,
the festival committee will also organize indigenous games, exhibitions, folk song
and folk dance competitions, Aabangs and felicitation function for the Adi student
toppers in the JEE and CBSE-
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Arunachal Pradesh Colleges’ Forum in collaboration with town magistrate decided to organise a social service from Bank Tinali to ‘0’ Point, Itanagar on August 17 next.
NERIST‘s support for Jan Lokpal Bill
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: The Students’ Union of NERIST (SUN) has strongly supported the movement demanding Jan Lokpal Bill.
“Anna Hazare is leading the country to a right direction and we, the students of NERIST are campaigning and forward ourselves to fight for a cause,” said Mai Aram, President, SUN.
“Any kind of mal-
SUN said that NERIST will raise her voice against corruption by abstaining from electric supply from 8 pm to 9 pm on the 65th Independence Day on August 15.
The present system adopted by the central government to check corruption is too ineffective
to make India corruption-
SHG leads village community to social service
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: The Sanya SHG of Khasan Jugli village formed under the AMYAA (NGO)
The SHG has taken up Mushroom Cultivation as one of their main income generation activity. The success of their Mushroom Cultivation has inspired many other SHGs under Khagam CD Block, Miao.
The members of the SHG have been imparting mushroom cultivation training to the SHGs of other villagers as resource persons.
The AMYAA (NGO) aims at nurturing this SHG to make a model SHG in Changlang district.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: All Arunachal Contractors Welfare Association (AACWA) in a meeting held today constituted its RTI wing, namely, Right to Information Bureau Cell (RTIBC) with Yayi Doke Lendo and Sakti Lamgu and A Kilo as chairperson, vice chairperson and general secretary respectively of the Cell.
ALSU advocates for panel of judges
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Expressing concern over the large number of pending cases in the courts, the Arunachal Law Students Union (ALSU) has appealed to the higher authorities to constitute a panel of judges with experienced and capable magistrates for speedy disposal of cases in the state.
Neither the administrative nor the judicial activities are running in right spirit
due to non-
Oath taking ceremony
TANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker Wanglin Lowangdong will administer oath to MLA Pema Khandu at Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Naharlagun on August 16
Pema was elected to the Arunachal Pradesh fifth legislative assembly from 3-
Richukrong remains cut off
ITANAGAR: Richukrong circle head-
ASM appealed to the concerned authority to look into the matter immediately.
NAHARLAGUN: A social service was conducted by the residents of Pappu Hill, Naharlagun
to repair the road which connects Pappu hill with NH 52-
The road was severely damaged due to heavy rain. Maximum damage was caused due to land slide and chocked drains preventing free movement of vehicles.
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ITANAGAR, Aug 13: The 23rd Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank was opened at Rumgong in West Siang district on August 12. The branch with core banking solution was inaugurated by Obang Dai, Additional Deputy Commissioner in presence of large number of gathering.
“A new era has begun with the opening of Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank branch at Rumgong,” said Dai as chief guest after opening the bank branch. He said it would benefit all sections of people in one way or others. Dai assured all possible help from his side to the Rural Bank and its employees at Rumgong.
Rumgong MLA Tamiyo Taga, Guest of Honour, thanked the former Chief Minister, late
Dorjee Khandu and former Finance Minister Setong Sena for their initiatives for opening
bank branches in un-
Boleng Branch manager P B Chettry, who represented the head office of the rural
bank in the capacity of a senior manager, spoke in details about the history of RRBs
in general and APRB in particular and the role played by APRB in socio-
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is running a project, namely, “Capacity development for forest management and training of personnel” across India.
The Arunachal Pradesh Forest Training Institute, Roing would get a facelift with rehabilitation package envisaged for improvement in infrastructure sector of the institute under the JICA project, informed APFTI, Roing Director Nani Sha today.
Sha further informed that Institute shall have a new administrative cum academic building and a trainees hostel of 58 capacities and would also installed modern and updated training equipment under the package.
The Director expressed hope that the new infrastructure would facilitate in removing
training backlog both in induction and in-
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Bogong Banggo Kebang(BBK) today organized a peaceful sit-
Earlier in the morning a meeting was organized in which President of Bogong Banggo Kebang T Jamoh called for everyone to participate in the dharna. Representatives from different communities settled in the town delivered lecturer stressing on the need for revocation of the transfer order of Deputy Commissioner and continuance of eviction drive. The whole township responded to the call of the BBK, with enthusiastic response, the BBK said in a release. Many retired officials, villagers from nearby areas, various student communities form different schools and colleges, elderly persons from the township and business community of the town attended the dharna.
It is worth mentioning here that few days ago the historic old town Pasighat witnessed massive eviction drive against illegal encroachment. In a first of its kind in Arunachal, district administration led by deputy commissioner Onit Panyang had launched strong action against land grabber in Pasighat town.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Lifter Yukar Sibi, Havaldar (non commissioned) has been chosen
for ‘Chief of Army Staff Commendation Award’ by Chief of Army staff General VK Singh
in recognition of his outstanding performance in national and international championship.
He won a gold medal in the first IWF World GP held in Penang Malaysia last year.
Besides, Sibi being sub-
The award would presented to Sibi by Col RS Bishnoi, Commandant, Army Sports Institute (ASI), Pune on behalf of the Chief of Army on the occasion of 64th Independence Day celebration..
Meanwhile, ASI Pune highly praised Arunachal Weightlifting Association, especially its president Abraham Techi, who is also joint secretary of Indian Weightlifting Federation and AWA general secretary Daniel Yeli for their efforts to expose the hidden sports talents from of Arunachal Pradesh. It may be mentioned here that many budding sports talents from Arunachal Pradesh are presently training at ASI.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: All Arunachal Contractor Welfare Association (AACWA) has appealed
to both State and Central Govts to grant adequate fund for maintenance of Doimukh-
Stating that human being can not fight against nature’s fury, the Association also appealed to all section of people to extend cooperation to the authorities in spite of indulging in blame game at these hours of need.
It may be mentioned here that a team of the Association headed by its president Nabam
Tagam took part in the social service organized by Sagalee Anchal Samiti chairperson
Nabam Yakum for restoration of Sagalee-
Meanwhile, under the initiative of the Association, a committee, namely, Flood Damage Restoration Work Committee (FDRWC) was constituted to assess the flood damage, assist the concerned department in road restoration and to pursue the Govt for allocation of fund for yearly restoration of said road during rainy season. The committee included PWD EE, Nabam Tagam and Nabam Isser as chief patron, patron and member secretary.
Union demands FDR fund
All Papum Pare District Students Union (APPDSU) has appealed to the Chief Minister and Finance Minister to release Flood Damage Restoration (FDR) fund immediately for restoration of damages of roads and bridges due to recent landslide trigger by torrential rain.
Pointing out the major damages on Doimukh-
Meanwhile, APPDSU team headed by president Nabam John visited the Doimukh-
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: R.K Mission Hospital, Itanagar conducted eye screening camp at
Addressing the gathering, Dr. Abraham Siram, eye specialist RKMH said children are prone to catch a numbers of eye related diseases due to ignorance on the part of children and parents. However, a little bit attention can prevent a number of eye related problems, he said and added that in a residential school, the school management and teachers needs to take appropriate first aid care and preventive measures to avoid big occurrence.
He further highlighted on eye care and maintenance and importance of vitamin A and eye exercise.
Principal of the institution, H Sharma expressed gratitude to the secretary, RK Mission Hospital for organizing eye camp in the school for less privileged children and also for providing requisite medicines free of cost to the children and staff. He said “there are about 37 million blind people in the world and 90% of them living in developing countries. The main causes of the blindness are poverty, lack of access to basic health care and lack of awareness. 75% of cases of blindness are treatable by simple means or could have been avoided in the first place,” he added.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: A friendly football match between Chief Minister’s XI and Secretary XI is being organized by Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun on August 15 at 3 pm.
Parliamentary Secretary Lokam Tassar is the captain of the CM’s XI while Secretary XI would be led by Chief Secretary Tabom Bam as captain.
CM’s XI: Lokam Tassar, (Captain), Thangwang Wangham, (Vice Captain), Kalikha Pul, Likha Saya, Honchun Hgandam, Jambey Tashi , Pema Khandu, Karikho Kri, Atum Willey, Jomde Kena, Jarkar Gamlin, P.D. Sona , Gojen Gadi, Wanglin Lowangdong.
Chief Secretary XI :Tabom Bam (Captain), Tape Bagra (Vice Captain), Kapha Kholi, Hage Kojin, Hage Khoda, Robin Hibu, Gamli Padu, Nyali Ette, Take Ringu, Tusar Ringu, Taba Tadir, Taru Gusar, Toko Babu, Ramesh Linggi, Tadar Appa, L.R. Singh, Nada Appa, Gyamir Jeel.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Central funds provided under various schemes are not benefitting the targeted people, especially in education sector due to negligence of some officers, alleged Education and Cultural Development Society (ECDS).
Citing example of such mis-
Meanwhile, it suggested the authorities concerned to lift the ban order on land allotment at capital complex. The Society said that many genuine village land holders near Capital Complex are facing problems due to the ban order. The ban order should be restricted in those areas of capital complex where Govt quarters are already established, the society said.
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: International Youth Day was observed with various activities all over the state yesterday.
Attending the musical nite and prize distribution ceremony organized to mark the day here yesterday, Thangwang Wangham, Parliamentary Secretary (H&FW) said that the youth are the future of the nation. He called on the youth to use their energy and potentiality to contribute meaningfully for the society and the nation. Unfortunately many youths today are without direction and guidance and International Youth Day is a day to engage youth meaningfully and provide them direction and guidance so that they can contribute in the nation building, Wangham added.
Earlier in the morning Dr. K. Nishing, Director Health Services while inaugurating T20 cricket tournament at NERIST, Nirjuli, said that IYD is an opportunity to disseminate message on HIV/AIDS. It may not be possible that everyone will carry the message forward. But if at least some people who are sincere shall definitely carry the message forward, he added. He also repented that many of the youths in our state are in the misadventure of their life which prove costly for themselves later in the life. He urged the youth to refine themselves before it become too late.
Dr. Emi Rumi, Project Director, APSACS in his keynote address said that the UN Assembly resolved to observe 12th August as International Day every year to commemorate youth force for welfare of the society. He exhorted the youths to disseminate the message on HIV/AIDS to the general population so that people can have a proper knowledge to prevent HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Riken Rina, Jt. Director (B/S) APSACS, AD Singh NSS Programme Officer, NERIST, Tashor Pali, DD(IEC) APSACS also spoke on the occasion. A T20 Cricket Tournament was organized at NERIST Playground to mark the day. Four teams viz: NERSIT XI, DN College XI, NGO TI XI and APSACS XI took part in the tournament.
In the final match TI NGO XI beat NERIST by 5 wickets to lift the trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 3000. The runners up team was given trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 2000.
International Youth Day was observed in other part of the state through Red Ribbon Clubs under APSACS, reported, T. Pali, DD (IEC), APSACS.
PASIGHAT, Aug 13: Paying tributes to the legendary Artist/Painter Lt. Komeng Dai, the Literary Committee of Central Solung Festival Celebration Committee, 2011 organized a Centenary Special Children Painting Competition today at the Solung Hall Pasighat.
The budding artists in three categories (Minor, Junior and Senior) drew pictures of Goddess Kiine Nane, God Doying Bote and Adi houses in the competition.
More than 200 students from various schools of Pasighat participated in the competition to show their creativity.
The top three position holders in all categories will be awarded during the ensuing Solung Festival celebration here on Sept 1 next.
The programme was sponsored by Phenix Properties Ltd. Guwahati (Assam). DIPRO
ITANAGAR, Aug 13: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) organized a mass prayer meet for early recovery and safe return of AICC president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who is currently under treatment at a hospital in United States of America (USA).
The prayer meet was attended by former minister and APCC vice president Tatar Kipa, Health and Family Welfare Minister Atum Welly, APCC office bearers and a large numbers of members and party workers.
Some religious leaders, including, Md. Mohibur Rehman, Moulabi of Ganga, Parish Fr. Policarp of St. Marry’s Church of Itanagar, Pandit Choubey Ji of Hanuman Mandir of Ganga Market along with their followers also offered prayer to almighty to shower blessing for speedy recovery of Sonia.