ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The cash reward of Rs 2 lakh announced by the Arunachal Pradesh
Police for giving information or clue leading to arrest of the assailant/s of Tongam
Rina, Associate Editor of The Arunachal Times still stands. The identity of the informer/s
will be kept secret. The informer/s may contact Capital SP at tele. numbers : 09436040006
AAPYO calls 12-hour capital bandh
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Organisation (AAPYO) has decided to
call 12 hour capital complex bandh on Nov 29 in favour of its demand for immediate
shifting of Greenfield airport to Karsingsa site. The organizations said that it
has been compelled to call the bandh due to non-responsive attitude of the Govt
to its charter of demands submitted earlier.
Media, magistrate on duty, milk van, electricity, medical, water supply and para-military
forces are exempted from the purview of the bandh.
Meanwhile, the capital complex district magistrate has declared the proposed 12
hours capital bandh as illegal. The magistrate in an order under Section 144 CrPC
has directed the bandh caller All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Organization to abstain
from any act that may affect the right, liberty, safety or security of common citizens
or that may cause disturbance of the public peace and tranquility or may cause a
riot or affray. The magistrate further directed the SP to take all necessary preventive
steps under CrPC to ensure that no such bandh takes place and action be taken against
violators of the order.
Fire gutted two houses
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Two houses were gutted in a fire accident at Meer village on November
Meanwhile, All Meer Youth Welfare Society appealed to the concerned authority to
provide relief materials to the fire victims.
DLYW mourns Tachang
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Dandin Liigang Youth Wing (DLYW), Ziro along with brothers and
sisters of Mudang Tage village condoled the untimely death of Leegang Tachang, Managing
Director of Frontier School, Ziro and prayed to almighty for his eternal peace.
Describing Tachang’s death an irreparable for the society, DLYW, in a condolence
message said that he will be remembered for ever for his immense contributions towards
the society in the field of education, film and music etc. It also conveyed heartfelt
condolence to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.
PDCA lauds district cricket team
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The Papum Pare District Cricket Association (PDCA) president Daniel
Teli has praised the outstanding performance of the district team in the on-going
3rd Yaja Waii Memorial T20 Cricket Championship at Seppa.
Papum Pare team has national standard players, who have the capability to turn the
match in their favor any moment; Teli said hoped Papum Pare would emerge champion.
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Nyishi Students’ Union Rajiv Gandhi University has organized its
4th foundation day-cum-felicitation programme yesterday.
On the occasion academic achievers Teshi Sohang, Tao Abo, Biri Johny and Tame Ramya
were felicitated for their excellent performance in academic career.
Assistant Registrar RGU Nangram Tuglik and other senior citizens attended the function.
Langiri Nyiki Sii Donyi Yillo
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The Langiri Nyiki Sii Donyi Yillo, 2012 will be celebrated at Nyibu
Nyijik Model village from Dec 23 to 26 next. This decision was taken by the All Arunachal
Pradesh Abotani Nibu (Priest) Welfare Association in its meeting held recently. The
festival is being organized to showcase the rich traditional practice and rituals
performed by the different tribes of the state in one platform. Priests from different
communities are also participating in the festival.
Nyishi Youth Convention
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The 2nd Nyishi Youth Convention will be organized by the All Nyishi
Youth Association (ANYA) at Yazali in Lower Subansiri district from December 5 and
10. MP Takam Sanjoy and Tax and Excise Parliamentary secretary Lokam Tassar would
attend the inaugural session, ANYA said in a release. The closing ceremony would
be attended by Chief Minister Nabam Tuki and Nyishi Elite Society President Bengia
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The Pentecostal Christian Fellowship Church, Arunachal and Assam
is going to organize a four days healing crusade and deliverance programme with effect
from Dec 6 to 9 at Lekhi, Naharlagun. The international preacher Bishop Dr Amosh
Singh from Madhya Pradesh and his ministerial team are participating in the programme.
Krishi Expo & Kisan Mela
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The agriculture and allied departments, GoAP, will organize the
1st Arunachal Krishi Expo and Kisan Mela – 2012 at Indira Gandhi Park, Itanagar with
a three day programme from Dec 12 next.
Besides the Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries,
a host of luminaries, senior officials from national, regional and state level public
and private sector organizations are expected to attend the expo which is supported
by the Union Agriculture Ministry.
Major highlights of the event shall be launching of Arunachal Chief Minister’s Agriculture
Mechanization programme, farm machinery demonstration, orange, kiwi and flower show
cum trading of various organically grown value added farm produces, farmers-scientists-traders-processor
interface, exhibition showcasing the latest innovations in agri and horti sectors.
Farmers from all the districts and neighbouring states are also attending the programme.
Welly visits ASH
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Health and Family Welfare Minister Atum Welly along with Special
Secretary Health and other senior officers of health department today visited Arunachal
State Hospital (ASH) to take stock of the difficulties being faced by the patients
and the hospital authority in delivering proper healthcare service in view of the
on-going demolition process of the old buildings to construct the 300-bed hospital
building. The Minister also inspected the space cleared for construction of new building.
Later, the minister visited the old PWD Naharlagun division office complex which
has now been hand over to ASH. He suggested that the premises may be converted for
GNM (staff nurse) training immediately and requested the Director of Health Services
to submit a proposal at the earliest. Chief Medical Superintendent ASH Dr. Moji Jini
submitted a memorandum to the Minister apprising him of the tardy progress of construction
works of 300-bed hospital building by the executing agency despite repeated warnings,
demolition of old sub-structure and fund to be required for removal of the demolished
structure, need to erect a boundary wall of the additional land allotted to ASH for
future expansion to prevent encroachment and fund to be required for it, its readiness
to start GNM (Nursing) courses as prelude to full-fledged Nursing College in future
in ASH, the huge area of land to be required for establishment of Satellite Medical
college, Nursing College, Dental medical College, Medical Staff quarter complex,
Directorate of Health Services complex, Arunachal Pradesh Medica Council and other
State Council—Dental Nursing, Homoe etc.
Earlier, the Minister inaugurated the Medical Staff Colony at Kankarnallah, Naharlagun.
Laa Talar loses in Gautum Thakkar MemorialJunior Badminton Championship
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Upcoming badminton player Laa Talar of Arunachal Pradesh lost to
Kushal Dharmendar of Maharashtra in the final at Gautum Thakkar Memorial Junior Badminton
Championship at Mumbai yesterday.
Talar, who beat top seed Arsalan Naqvi of Uttar Pradesh 21-14 14-21 21-19 in the
semifinal, lost 10-21, 15-21, 16-21 to Dharmanedar in the title clash.
Talar was awarded cash prize money of Rs25,000, medal and merit certificate.
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: While referring to their earlier press releases published in this
daily on Nov 24 under the headlines ‘Capital Police lauded’, City Service Maxicab
Association president and All Itanagar Tata Mobile Association president in separate
press releases issued today have withdrawn the sentence “not to grant bail against
the attackers”. CSMA said that it is nobody to interfere in court matter.
Health Minister’s office shifted
NAHARLAGUN, Nov 26: The Office of the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Economics
and Statistics and Legal Metrology, has been shifted from Gohpur Tinali, Itanagar,
to the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, (Near Zoological Survey of India
Block level meeting on PYKKA
YINGKIONG, Nov 26: A block level meeting chaired by Mariyang-Mopom Anchal Samiti
chairperson Ani Moyong was held at Mariyang on November 24 regarding implementation
of ‘one time seed capital grant under Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan Scheme
Ajong Sitek, Assistant Sports Officer cum Member Secretary PYKKA explained in details
about PYKKA scheme and sought the PRI members’ support and cooperation for implementing
the scheme affectively. DIPRO
AAPWU adopts resolutions
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The 9th general conference of All Arunachal Pradesh Workers Union
(AAPWU) was held at Bomdila yesterday.Around 1000 delegates from all the districts
units of AAPWU participated in the conference.
All the participants unanimously adopted 9 points resolutions to pursue with the
state government immediately, which included 50% reservation in group C and D posts;
Review of RR for group C and D posts; appointment under various works department
under compassionate ground; revision of minimum wages; timely conduction of DPC under
departments like PHE & Power; implementation of ex-gratia lum sum of Rs 2 lakhs for
60 years and above; regularization of ALCs; immediate disbursement of ad-hoc bonus
for the year 2010-11 for casual and W/C categories; immediate removal of Secretary
of Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Constructions Workers Welfare Board for his
incompetency in disbursement of benefits to registered workers and alleged misuse
of his power and position.
Admin. & police lauded
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Nyishi Nyem Acham commended the Lower Subansiri district administration
and Police officers, especially SP PN Khrimey, OC SI Tapun Messar and Constable Chelo
Talo of Yazali Police Station for the heroic work in arresting the culprits involved
in murder of Ralo Rine.
The main accused in the murder case Sadikul Islam was arrested by Yazali Police on
November 20 from Nowgong Assam.
Nyishi Nyem Acham prayed for eternal peace to Rine and for giving strength to her
family to bear the loss of their only daughter.
NNA, however, expressed its resentment over non-arrest of the culprit involved in
The Arunahcal Times Associate Editor shooting case even after 133 days.
Ziro-II Anticorruption Youth Forum (ZAYF) has also lauded the SP and Yazali Police
for the job well done in apprehending the main accused of Rine murder case.
While urging the authority for early completion of the trial process, the Forum demanded
capital punishment for the accused. The Forum urged the local people to strictly
verify the identity of the labourers before engaging them in various works. It also
urged the administration to issue ILP only after through checking and verification
of documents to avoid such criminal activities.
SEGC meeting on MGNREGA held
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: The 2nd State Employment Guarantee Council (SEGC) meeting on MGNREGA
was held today at the premises of SIRD, Itanagar.
On the occasion, Rural Development Department Director K Dulom highlighted on ex-post-facto
approval of labour budget and shelf of project of last five years which are to be
submitted to the state assembly and reviewed the minutes of the last SEGC meeting
along with the action taken report. He also highlighted on state labour budget of
the financial year 2012-13 and physical and financial performance and asset created
upto October 2012 and reiterated on judicious and cent percent utilization of fund
and timely submission of proposals to achieve the target.
RD Department Joint Director T Ado also gave a power point presentation on issues
related to creation of ombudsman, separate directorate of social audit, health insurance
of MGNREGA workers under RSBY, opening of savings bank account at GP level as mandated
by MGNREG Act.
All the Chairpersons, Zilla Parishads from various districts put forwarded their
views for strengthening the delivery mechanism of MGNREGA in the state and underlined
need for proper coordination between government functionaries and PRI members.
RD Department Joint Director (RE) M Ronya also spoke on the occasion.
134 days have passed. The culprits involved in the July 15 attack on The Arunachal
Times associate editor Tongam Rina are still at large.
APC outreach prog. reaches Bomdila
BOMDILA, Nov 26: The first leg of the district outreach programme on the theme ‘Press
& Society: Common Goals, Shared Responsibilities’ by Arunachal Press Club (APC) was
organized at Kameng Hall with maximum participation from the common public as well
as the government officials.
APC President Taba Ajum while presenting a PowerPoint presentation on the different
aspects of press and media and its limitations tried to his best to do away with
the confusion that is often accompanies media.
He said, “Media in Arunachal is often mistaken for a court by the common which is
the very reason why it is attacked and hence freedom of press is curtailed. People
have to understand that media is just a medium between the government and the common
“More and more people have to come forward for the support of media because without
people’s support it cannot survive,” he added.
Participating during the interactive session, Dorjee Tsering, a senior citizen lauded
the press fraternity for holding such programme in Bomdila despite chilly weather
and said, “Do not be afraid of the criticism that you receive regarding your work.”
Pointing out that press has played a major role in the development of the state,
he called on the people present and said, “Press is being attacked in Arunachal because
of their own ignorance. If people understood, there would have been no need for it”.
Chief guest on the occasion Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers
Welfare Board (APB&OCCWB) Chairman Jalley Sonam while congratulating the APC members
on the 30th year of the Club said, “Without media no progress is possible in the
society. So we have to work together for a strong press to prevail in the state.”
Among others, EAC Bomdila Gyabo Pertin, Arunachal Pradesh Workers’ Union (AAPWU)
Secretary General Changma Tajo and government officials besides general public attended
District outreach programme is being organized as part of the 30th year of Arunachal
Press Club (APC).
Prime accused in Rural Bank robbery case arrested
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: In a major breakthrough the Itanagar City Police has apprehended
the prime accused involved in the daylight robbery of Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank,
Itanagar Branch, Ganga, namely, Lokam Tagio (25) of village Morb, Koloriang from
the river bank behind WRD complex Chimpu on Nov 24 night. The arrested accused was
produced before CJM, Naharlagun and remanded to 14 days police custody.
A case No. 261/12 U/S 448/392/34 IPC R/W Sec 25(l)(a)/27 Arms Act. has been registered
in Itanagar Police Station in connection with Nov 8 rural bank robbery incident and
a search operation launched immediately by two police teams under the SI D Bagra
and SI Afa Phassang at Jully and Chimpu area. However, the miscreants managed to
escape, informed Capital SP Surender Kumar in a release today.
A numbers of suspects were rounded up and the miscreants were identified after 5
days of incident. The SP further informed that after committing the robbery, the
miscreants had been hiding themselves in Koloriang to evade police arrest. The police
team followed them upto Koloriang, however they escaped back to Itanagar. In the
night of Nov 24 the prime accused Tagio was apprehended from the river bank behind
WRD complex Chimpu by a police team led by SDPO T. Gusar, Dy. SP Keni Bagra, Dy.
SP Jummar Basar, SI D Bagra, SI Afa Phassang with Ct. H.Milli, Ct J.Sisam and Ct.
P.Tabronyu. The police also recovered one pistol with three rounds of live ammunition.
During interrogation arrested accused Lokam Tagio admitted to have committed the
offence along with accomplices and disclosed that they had been planning to execute
the robbery since a week, the release said.
“On the date of incident the robbers gathered in the house of prime accused Lokam
Tagio located at Chimpu and consumed alcohol, from there the group proceeded to Ganga
by tempo and got down in front of Rural Bank, Ganga. The miscreants entered the bank
armed with a pistol and knives. Inside the bank the prime accused Lokam Tagio fired
one round over the cash counter pointing to the bank Staff under influence of alcohol
and putting them under life threatening they collected Rs.6 lacs from cash counter
and fled away behind RKM Hospital on foot. The Police team have intensified their
efforts to find out the source of the pistol and raids are being carried out to nab
the associates,” the Capital SP informed. While appreciating the good work done by
the police team, the SP City assured to suitably reward team.
While commending the new SP for his efforts to minimize criminal activities in
state capital which is evident from recent success in solving few criminal cases,
the people of the capital complex and media fraternity hoped that city police under
the able guidance of the city SP would also solve all media house and media persons
Minister, DC visit fire accident site, provide immediate relief
AALO, Nov 26: The Minister Transport and Cooperation Jarker Gamlin visited the fire
accident site at Siyom Colony and donated few amounts to all the 16 families of fire
Interacting with the victims, the Minister appealed them to come out of the misfortune
and start a planned settlement. He insisted on approach roads in all colonies for
easy access of fire tenders during such mishaps.
West Siang Deputy Commissioner Marnya Ete, who accompanied the Minister during the
visit, sanctioned Rs. 50, 000 as immediate relief from the district administration
side. The DC assured to depute a team to assess the properties lost in the fire for
onward submission of the assessment report to the Government.
Meanwhile, the members of All Aalo Youth Welfare Association donated blankets and
utensil like bucket, cooking pot etc. to the fire victims. The association approached
R.K. Mission School and collected blankets and distributed it to all the 16 affected
The team, led by its president, general secretary and chief advisors gave some important
safety tips and measures against household fire to the villagers. DIPRO
Attack on media persons condemned
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: All Arunachal Pradesh Anti Corruption Activist Association condemned
the repeated attacks on Press fraternity particularly The Arunachal Times and Echo
The association demanded the state government to arrest the culprit/s involved in
the Tongam Rina attack case at the earliest.
It said that 133 days has been passed but still there is no any arrest in this case.
The Association also demanded appointment of full-fledged home minister and threatened
to launch bandh call if their demands are not met.
Arunachal Pradesh College Teachers’ Association (APCTA), D.N.G.C, Itanagar unit vehemently
condemned the repeated attacks on Media houses and Press fraternity of the Capital
APCTA appealed to the State Government, especially the Home department to act tough
and those involved should be given exemplary punishment so that such monstrous deeds
could be nipped in the bud. The association further urged the Human rights organizations,
NGOs, VOs, Pressure Groups, civil societies etc. of the state to take up the cudgel
and protect the Forth pillar of the democracy before it is too late.
It also urged the state govt. for providing security guards (Para military forces)
to all media houses of the Capital Complex keeping in view the frequent attacks on
media houses and press fraternity.
One person murdered near Amarpur Ghat, orgs demand arrest of culprits
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: One Koyel Ngupok (28) of Kangkong village of Lower Dibang Valley
District was reportedly murdered by unknown person at Balighat, Christian Basti near
Amarpur Ghat, Sadhya District, Assam yesterday when he was on his way to Amarpur
Ghat, Assam to receive one of his family members who was coming from East Siang District
via Amarpur Ghat.
The Bajaj Pulsar 180cc (registration number AR-16-5966) used by the deceased on the
fateful day has also been taken away probably by the culprit(s). The family members
of the deceased lodged an FIR at Police Station. However no one has been arrested
It is worth mentioning that many such criminal activities have taken placed against
Arunachal people in this area particularly on Gadum tinali to Chapakhowa/ Santipur
road. However, most of such incidents went un-reported.
An Assistant Director of Handloom and Textile was attacked and fatally injured in
February last and a lady was also physically mistreated on October 2 last.
Apart from these, many people from Arunachal Pradesh are being harassed regularly
on the way to Gadum tinali to Chapakhowa / Santipur via Amarpur Ghat. But there is
no any concrete step being taken by the concerned authority to redress such grievances
The government needs to speed up the Pasighat to Roing road construction to avert
such incident. Due to lack of proper road communication from East Siang district
to Dibang Valley district, the people of Arunachal are forced to use this Amarpur
Ghat road. Besides the improvement of road communication, the state government needs
to post more police personnel at Paglam for safety and security of the people.
Meanwhile, Dibang Adi Students’ Union (DASU) and Dibang Adi Youth Association (DAYA)
condemned the brutal murder of Ngupok at Balighat yesterday.
The DASU urged the authorities specially the Chapakhowa police and the sub-divisional
officer (Chapakhowa) to take strict action against the
culprit(s) involved in the Ngupok attacked case. It also urged both Arunachal and
Assam Govts to find out the miscreant(s) involved in the alleged murder of Ngupok
within a week and threatened to launch movement against the authority if the culprit(s)
is/are not arrested at the earliest.
Further the members of the union mourned the untimely demised of Koyel Ngupok and
prayed almighty god for eternal peace of the departed soul.
2nd day of media exhibition attracts school children
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Four tiny tots of LKG class today had their first education on
media and newspapers as they visited the ongoing media exhibition titled “The triumphs
and tears” comprising photos of media persons completing its 30 years in the state.
The exhibition was launched in the presence of Setong Sena, Agriculture and Horticulture
Minister on Sunday and will continue till December 2.
“Wow the photos are so pretty,” said one of excited kids while reacting to the pictures
hanged on the walls.
Some visitors were nostalgic to see the first edition of Echo of Arunachal in the
The visitors comprised mostly of school going children from various schools of Itanagar
who asked many questions to the guides of the gallery. The common question among
them was if Tongam Rina, Associate editor of Arunachal times was doing fine now?
Few students even suggested the gallery guides to increase the rates of the newspapers
as it was imparting so much of knowledge according to them.
The exhibition mainly has 5 sections which depicts the growth of media in Arunachal
Pradesh. The first section is the historical section which shows the launching of
all the seven media houses and the electronic medias of the state, the second section
describes the work of Arunachal Press Club (APC) and Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working
Journalist (APUWJ), the third section depicts the National Press day celebration
which was observed on November 16, the fourth portrays the attacks and vandalism
that many media houses have faced in the last many years and the last section exhibits
the photos of the winners of the photo contest on tourism of Arunachal Pradesh.
One can also buy the limited photocopy of the first edition of Echo of Arunachal
for Rs 200.
Siang Riders crush Pare Ranger; P/ Pare hold nerve to beat The Gorkhas
SEPPA, Nov 26: East Siang Cricket Club (Siang Rider) crushed Pare Ranger by 48
runs in their last league match in the 3rd Yaja Waii Memorial T20 Cricket Championship-2012-13
here today morning.
Siang Rider piled up 144 runs in stipulated 20 overs after Pare Rangers Skipper Chungma
Bagang invited them to bat first.
Man of Match Oni Dai, who scored 57 runs from 33 balls, led Riders from the front
to pile up a commanding total of 144 runs in 20 overs. His 57 run knock included
eight powerful sixes and two boundaries.
Kabit Mengu and Anthony Taloh also contributed 42 runs to the team’s total with former
scoring 22 runs from 33 balls and the later 20 from 9 balls with three hits to the
fence and one six.
Skipper Chungma Bagang showed splendid fielding skill by catching the wickets of
Bitul Darang and Miloko Darang. Sonam Yangfo bagged three wickets and bowled a maiden
over in his four spells. Takar Paja also claimed three wickets from as many over
and conceded 6 runs.
While chasing the target, Pare Ranger could score paltry 96 runs in 20 overs. Barring
Skipper Chungma Bagang, who scored 25 runs from 30 balls with help of five boundaries,
none of the Ranger player could last long in-front of tight bowling attack led by
Pertin took four wickets in his four spells and conceded 21 runs. Both Arun Tayeng
and acting Skipper India Taruk also claimed two wickets each.
Defending champion Gorkhas was beaten by visitor Papum Pare District Cricket Association
by 6 wickets in a nail biting match.
Chasing the target of 156 set by Gorkhas, Techi Koyo of Papum Pare scored the required
two runs off the last ball.
Gorkhas made 155 runs in 20 over after they chose to bat first.
Raj Hussain made 99 runs off just 58 balls. His 99-run was studded with six sixes
and 11 fours. Hussain failed to get hundred as he fell into trap of Tana Radh’s bowling
caught by Teli Otu in mid on in 19.2 overs.
Janan Boro also contributed 18 run from 21 balls with (1x6, 2x4).
In the beginning, the match seemed to be controlled by Gorkhas; but opening batsmen
Tana Begi and Techi Doria gave a solid start by butchering Gorkha bowling attack.The
pair contributed a valuable 57 run partnership in 6.3 overs thus cementing the Papum
Pare position. Doria was later declared man of the match (jointly sponsored by Mrs
Meena Gollo and Anamika Bori )for his 28 ball, 30 run knock (1x6, 3x4s) and two wicket
haul. Tadh Rebia and Tadh Tuma added 49 runs on score board in their batting partnership.
Raj Hussain got two wickets in his four over and conceded 32 runs while Skipper Vijay
Tamang in his four spells got one wicket and give 28 runs. Doria and Tana Radh of
Papum Pare got two wickets each.
Pappu Viking VS Lower Subansiri CA
Tuki inaugurates cultural function at IITF
NEW DELHI, Nov 26: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki this evening inaugurated the Arunachal
Pradesh Day Cultural function on the sidelines of the India International Trade Fair
at Pragati Maidan here at New Delhi.
Tuki kicked off the gala evening by lighting the lamp ceremony at the Lal Chowk Ampitheatre
of Pragati Maidan. Around eight cultural troupes, who came all the way from various
districts of Arunachal Pradesh, gave an excellent performance showcasing the diversity
of various tribes and people before a full house.
The Chief Minister also visited the Arunachal Pavilion at the Trade Fair where different
artisans and organizations from the state are displaying their products. He extensively
interacted with them and congratulated them for winning the best pavilion award this
year for the state.
Tuki was accompanied by Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Ninong Ering,
Minister of Industries Tapang Taloh, Minister of Social Welfare Newlai Tingkhatra,
Parliamentary Secretary Padi Richo, Development Commissioner Ramesh Negi, Secretary
Art & Culture Indira Malo Jain among others.
The 14-day 33rd India International Trade Fair is scheduled to conclude on November
Consultative meeting held
PASIGHAT, Nov 26: A consultative meeting was held today under the chairmanship of
the Deputy Commissioner R K Mishra in the DC’s conference hall which was attended
by the Education Minister Bosiram Siram, SP Pushpendra Kumar, ADC Nidhi Srivastava,
other officers, senior citizens, PRI members, local leaders and members of Pasighat
Market Welfare Association.
Among other various issues, ensuing CM’s visit to Pasighat, beautification of the
township, conduct of Tadar Tang Football tournament, educational development, law
and order situation, drugs control, proper implementation of traffic rules etc were
the parts of the discussion.
While seeking cooperation from the society, the Education Minister Bosiram Siram
informed that Chief Minister Nabam Tuki will lay the foundation stone of State University
to be established at Pasighat during his Pasighat visit, proposed on January 18 next.
Siram also informed that the Tuki will also lay the foundation stones of the Polytechnic
College and Circle office at Yagrung on the same day. Tuki will also inaugurate newly
constructed Higher Secondary school building at Yagrung, Rostrum near the Gandhi
Chowk, and amusement park at Pane-Korong.
Soon after the inaugurations the CM will attend a rally and public meeting in the
newly constructed Rostrum.
He urged the concerned engineering departments to carry out their works in full swing
so that all works are completed in time and stressed for face-lifting in market area.
The minister informed that to encourage the youths and talents hunt the government
has granted twelve lakhs for smooth conduct of Tadar Tang Football Tournament which
is scheduled to be started on December 22 at the general ground Pasighat.
Siram appreciated the district administration and police authorities for maintaining
the peace and tranquility in the township. He said due to active and promptness of
the DC and SP, rate of crime has been decreased remarkably and people are feeling
healthy and safe under their able administration. To ensure better policing, the
minister assured to provide CCTVs from his end to be installed in all important places
in the township.
Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner RK Mishra extended his thanks to citizens for their
cooperation. He informed that 144 Cr.PC which was imposed by the DA in the township
to check all illegal practices has been modified and restricted in some risky areas.
He further informed that police has seized more than two hundred two wheelers which
were using illegally in the township.
Superintendent of police Pushpendra Kumar appealed the people to share information
to create a crime-free society. DIPRO
IG Govt. College Day celebrated
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Parliamentary Secretary (PHE&WS) Karikho Kri while appreciating
Indira Gandhi Govt. College, Tezu community in reinforcing the academic ambience
of the institution appealed them to sustain this for ensuring quality and excellence.
Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 23rd College Day of the College on
November 24, Kri brought to the fore that the meritorious awards given away by
him sought to inject competitive sprit among the students and urged the students
to retain the tempo of their discipline and commitment towards studies in bringing
laurels to the institution.
While showing concern on the negative effects of drug abuse, Kri called upon the
youth to refrain from such social malaise in order to preserve rich cultural heritage
and social bondage. Further, he reiterated to provide full support towards all round
development of this institution, including commencing of Science classes from the
coming academic session.
Earlier, Principal Dr. B K Nath mentioned that the college is emerging as the growing
hub for higher education in the Eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh. While commending
the efforts of the college fraternity, he highlighted the infrastructural requirements
of the college to keep pace with the increasing number of students being enrolled
Students Union Advisor, Rajen Miwu and General Secretary of the Students Union of
the College also spoke on the occasion.
Upper Siang all set to celebrate SRF & KEPANGLA Festivals
YINGKIONG, Nov 26: The preparations for Siang River and Keypangla Festivals in Upper
Siang district are going on in full swing.
The festivals to be celebrated on December 8 and 9 at Yingkiong and Tuting would
be attended by all the three MPs from the State and Chief Minister and hosts of ministers,
MLAs and Parliamentary Secretaries and high ranking officers of the state.
During the opening ceremony, 250 young girls will present a mega dance with traditional
attire. Several cultural troupes from different areas, villages of the district will
take part in the folk dance competition. Besides popular Adi singe Onumoti Sisam,
few young artists have been invited to the festival musical nite.
The other programs include, Tug of war, Arrow shooting, Volleyball, Traditional food
and exhibition stalls.
There will also be fashion show based on traditional dresses.
During his stay, the CM will inaugurate the UD Guest House, the long waited RCC bridge
over Simar stream and Tourist Lodge. The Chief Minister and his team will proceed
to Tuting by chopper on December 9 to inaugurate the Keypangla festival at Tuting.
The SRF and Keypangla festivals have been sponsored by the Tourism Department and
Art and Culture Affairs Department respectively to promote tourism as well as showcase
the rich traditional culture of the people of Upper Siang district. DIPRO
Training on tea and rubber cultivation
ITANAGAR, Nov 26: Around 60 progressive farmers from various villages under Tezu
Sunpura block were imparted training on tea and rubber cultivation organized by BTT,
Tezu-Sunpura block under Project Director of Agriculture Technology Management Agency
(ATMA) at Tezu recently.
Attending the inaugural session, Lohit Deputy Commissioner RK Sharma encouraged the
farmers to take up tea and rubber cultivation as cash crop with proper planning.
He appealed all the trainees to take maximum benefit from the training.
Dr. M. Deka, Associate Professor, Tea Husbandry and Technology and Dr. G K Saikia,
Course Coordinator, Small Tea Growers from Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat imparted
training to the farmers as resource persons.
RS Singh, DAO Tezu, K. Rina DDSE Tezu, Dr. Debasis Baruah PC KVK, M. Chowlu, DTO
Cum PD, ATMA, Deepak Barman PTO Kherem, T. Rehman, HDO, Vijay Yadav Farm Manager,
Chow Shidhartha BTM, A Gamre ADO Cum Convenor attended the training.