Capital region in disarray as rain creates havoc
Govt seeks support from Centre, warns of impending disaster
Itanagar, Sept 10: The twin capital complex has experienced 149.60 mm of rainfall
during the last 24 hours, causing damages to roads and properties, beside disrupting
The capital city of Itanagar and Naharlagun and its adjoining areas have been experiencing
heavy rains since September one last, recording a total of 312.80 mm rainfall till
Water supply lines and electric supply were affected in many places in the capital
NH52A, the life line of the state capital, badly affected this morning due to landslides
at several points, causing traffic jams during peak hours. Services of the BSNL,
the main network provider of telecom and mobile in the state, were affected since
yesterday as flash flood triggered by torrential rains snapped away telecom cables
at few places due to landslides.
The road connection between Itanagar and Naharlagun is under threat with washing
away of a major culvert on NH 52 A near Shiv Mandir. It is feared that further erosion
of the road will completely cut off road connection between the twin capital cities
within no time.
Various points along the NH 52A from Itanagar to Banderdewa witnessed landslides
creating traffic hazards. Heavy downpour followed by flash flood have also created
havoc inundating low lying areas and causing unusual traffic jams, disruption in
power and water supply.
At Banderdewa, this reporter witnessed hundreds of vehicles at Himatsingka Motors
being submerged by siltation and electric poles collapsed due to impact of gushing
water. Banderdewa market area of Arunachal side was the worst affected. Almost all
the shops and business establishments, including Himatsingka Motors, BSNL, Buishi
Yada workshop, market complex of Tilling Sonam, Satyam Ispat have been completely
submerged by gushing water. Further four shops of Millo Dokom and his residence and
one shop and residence each of Bamin Tilling and Rubu Yami were also badly damaged.
Two classrooms and kitchen of Karsingsa Govt. Middle school, boundary wall of Buishi
Yada workshop were washed away and dwelling houses of atleast 20 families have been
badly damaged by flash flood , Banderdewa Circle Officer Higio Yame told this reporter.
According to preliminary assessment properties worth Rs 10 lakhs have been damaged
alone at Himatsingka Motors and 170 bags of cement of Tilling Sonam were damaged
due to submersion of his two godowns. Further assessment of loss of properties are
being conducted, Higio said. The CO urged the higher authority to provide immediate
relief to the affected people. “There has been no water supply at Banderdewa since
last 2-3 three days due to washing away of pipes,” Banderdewa Bazar Welfare Committee
Kipa Hipik said adding that power supply has also been disrupted partially due to
collapse of electric poles in the main market area. He appealed to the authorities
concerned to restore water supply and provide immediate flood relief to the affected
Meanwhile, the state Government has requested the Union Government to declare the
vagaries of nature as a national calamity and extend all necessary helps in this
regard to the already fund constraint state government. It is feared that going by
the present trend of unabated rains the situation may worsen due to landslide.
Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has appealed all the citizens to take all precautionary
measures to avert any unfortunate mishap. The district administration and the police
have been asked to be in preparedness for relief and rescue operation whenever required
specially during late hours of night.
He has further issued specific direction to all the works department to put in place
their man and machine in restoring the road communication blocked due to landslides.
Meanwhile Khandu warned of impending disaster due to continued rising of the water
level of Siang River and its tributaries and directed the concerned district administration
to act up promptly on disaster preparedness.
While expressing condolences to the bereaved families of Upper Siang area where flash
flood and landslide reportedly claimed lives of eight persons, Khandu wished to
have a first hand account of the situation in the affected area provided the weather
Meanwhile, Borum Panchayat Youth Welfare Association (BPYWA) has conducted a social
service to clear the road blockade, debris caused by flash flood and landslide on
several points on Yupia road, Pachin colony, Polo colony, Upper Police colony.
Three JCBs were pressed into operation to clear the road. Local MLA Techi Kaso and
Addl. Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex Bokar Basar also participated
in the social service.
Flood also created havoc in the Chimpu and Baath area of Itanagar. Large number of
properties has been destroyed because of heavy rain.
Today, a team comprising Itanagar EAC T R Khampa, ZPM Itanagar Taro Modi along with
Chimpu Anchal Samiti member visited flood affected area of Chimpu. Further, the ZPM
and EAC visited Baath village also to take stock of the situation. They have appealed
to the state government to release relief packages to the flood victim on urgent
Meanwhile, Addl DC, Itanagar Capital Complex Bokar Basar informed that he alongwith
Itanagar Capital Complex DC Dr. S.B. Deepak Kumar visited the flood affected areas
today and instructed the EAC, Itanagar to assess the damages caused due to flood
within his jurisdiction and submit report.
MLA Techi Kaso urged the State Government to grand special relief fund to Itanagar
Capital Complex DC for those flood affected in Capital region. He said that many
dwelling houses were washed out and paddy field damaged. A total of six suspension
bridges and several culverts were also damaged, he said.
Meanwhile AAPSU has questioned pathetic condition of road in the state capital. AAPSU
President Takam Tatung said poor road condition of capital conveys wrong message
about state. Government need to take urgent steps to repair capital roads and also
carry out beautification of twin town of Itanagar and Naharlagun, said Tatung.
Eight people were buried alive under the rubble of mud in Upper Siang
district yesterday triggered by heavy rain. The tragedy occurred near Mosing village
in Upper Siang district in the wee hours of September nine, when a mudslide engulfed
a truck and a road side Dhaba on the Moying-Migging -Tuting road.
Five injured have been sent to nearby Migging village for treatment. The Army also
alerted the district authorities at Yingkiyong, who dispatched a relief and rescue
party today. However the party was unable to reach the site due to numerous landslides
Water supply in Capital Township hit
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: Due to heavy downpour the water supply to Capital Township has
Apart from 300 mm dia DI main water supply line at Nyiroch river, GI main pipe lines
at Donyi Polo, Doi Nallah, Dam site, Kangkar Nallah and Nirjuli left & right source
and also the Karma Juli Nallah source feeding water to Naharlgun and Nirjuli Township
has been completely damaged and washed way by flash flood and land slide on Sept
9th & 10th according to an information of Executive Engineer Tadar Mangku PHE & WS
The main water supply lines of Itanagar Township taped from Lapu Nallah for Sinki
water treatment plant and Pot Nallah, Lepar Nallah and Top Nallah for Doria Hill
water treatment Plant has also been damaged. The exact quantum of damages shall be
ascertained as and when the flood recedes and the restoration of water supply line
may take a months together.
It is also reported that the rural water supply lines in and around the Capital complex
has also been damaged. Meanwhile the department shall make alternate arrangement
to provide drinking water to the consumers as per the available resources.
The authorities have asked the people of the township to bear the inconvenience caused
by natural calamities while assuring that work is on to restore the supply lines.
AAPSU clears stand on PDS
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) today urged people
not to get confused regarding their demand for seeking early release of pending PDS
bill. Giving detailed explanation union informed that after carrying out through
study of PDS case, it came to the conclusion that if the bill is kept pending it
will only add to the woes of state exchequer.
In a press statement AAPSU President Takam Tatung stated that as per the court directive
state government is liable to pay 6% interest to contractors for pending the bill.
“After PDS contractors had filed case against pending bills, court has imposed 6
percent interest per annum as compensation due to mental harassment meted out to
them. The interest accumulated has now reached up to rupees 75 crore and if bill
is not cleared this interest rate will go further high,” said AAPSU President Takam
Tatung. He further added, “Ordinary tax payers have to bear this interest money as
state government has to pay it from their own exchequer. We can’t let our hard earned
money to be paid as interest. Government should release the pending PDS bill as early
as possible, so that interest does not climb further.”
As per information, PDS contractors had filed petition in Fast Track Court, Yupia
in August 2009, seeking attachment of state government properties like civil secretariat,
Raj Bhawan, Arunachal Bhawan and all state circuit and guest houses for nonpayment
of their bills. The court had given verdict in favour of the contractors. However
state government managed to get stay order against this decision. Again this year
in the month of January court had directed government to pay ` 62 crore to the contractors.
But till now state government has been delaying this payment also. Despite winning
many court battles, contractors are yet to receive their long pending payment.
“There are some genuine contractors whose bills are pending. Government has to consider
their case on humanitarian ground too. Many are going bankrupt because of non release
of bill. They are also citizen of this state and governments need to care for them,”
said AAPSU president. He further added, “The non-payment of bill has created dangerous
scenario with contractors refusing to carry out PDS supply to far flung areas. The
poor and needy citizen residing in interior areas of state will face severe problem
due to this move. State government will be held responsibility for any such crisis.”
He further questioned where ` 45 crore out of ` 225 crore received from NHPC as upfront
money to revive Apex Bank had gone. “State government took ` 225 crore as upfront
money to revive Apex Bank. But as per information gathered only ` 180 crore has been
deposited. So, where has remaining ` 45 crore went missing. We want answer from state
government in this regard,” stated Tatung.
Irregularities result in revenue loss to state exchequer: CAG report
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for
the year ended March 31, 2009 of the Arunachal Pradesh government, has found irregularities
and misutilization of funds by some departments, resulting in revenue losses to the
Talking to the media, the Accountant General, Arunachal Pradesh, C A Bodh today informed
that wasteful expenditure and wrong selection of locations for benefiting very few
people had surfaced in most cases of misappropriation in some departments.
The CAG report placed on the table of the State Legislature on September 3 last,
had in its findings mentioned that though the Horticulture department achieved some
success in diversification of horticulture crops through successful introduction
and cultivation of kiwi, rose and anthurium crops, the overall implementation of
the Technology Mission was unsatisfactory.
Some components of the Mission (programme of medicinal and aromatic crop and apple
farming in Ziro) were not successful as these components were executed without carrying
out the feasibility study and also due to the lack of technical support and marketability.
Under MPLADS, the report mentions poor implementation of scheme due to instances
of regular violation of the scheme guidelines, short utilization of the funds, irregularities
in maintaining funds and delays in execution of works. Besides, the execution of
ineligible works is partly attributable to inadequate supervision and monitoring
etc. The report pointed that the overall impact of implementation of the minor irrigation
projects was far from satisfactory because of the significant shortfall in achievement
of target for creation of irrigation potential. Large number of minor irrigation
projects were not completed in time and even the completed projects had not been
fully utilized. The irrigation coverage of 19,775 ha as of March 2009, as claimed
by the department, was in fact only 18,554, which was only 5.15 per cent of the ultimate
irrigation potential i.e 3.60 lakh ha in the state.
The report further pointed that the works under the projects were executed in an
unplanned manner resulting in unproductive expenditure and wastage of resources,
adding that apart from non-adherence to financial rules, the department failed to
monitor the schemes during execution and the objective of generating additional irrigation
potential to increase the production of cultivable lands, thus, remained largely
The report said that payment to the contractor for construction of building for 37
Anganwadi centres was made without obtaining completion reports as required under
the agreement. The payment of Rs. 13.75 lakh for construction of 11 such centres
appeared to be fraudulent in absence of any supporting document to prove that they
were actually constructed. Besides, the contractor was extended undue benefit as
the buildings constructed were sub-standard.
It further observed that due to inclusion of 74 non functional Anganwadi centres
for procurement of special nutrient items under ICDS project, the distribution of
the item worth Rs. 28.13 lakh remained doubtful. Besides, making payments to the
suppliers as claimed without restricting it to the government approved rates, the
directorate, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary department extended undue benefit of Rs.
17.27 lakh to the suppliers, the report added.
The unauthorized increase in plinth area of shopping complex at Pasighat in East
Siang district and the government’s inability to mobilize required resources, the
complex was left incomplete resulting in unfruitful expenditure of Rs. 69.20 lakh
besides creation of an additional liability of Rs. 82.98 lakh as interest and penal
interest. The property too could not be disposed due to remoteness of the location,
the AG pointed.
Under the Tax & Excise department, the report said that additional royalty of Rs.
1.48 crore though leviable was not levied for delayed payment of royalty. Besides,
failure to collect the entry tax from 51 vehicles before registration resulted in
non-realization of the entry tax of Rs. 62.49 lakh.
The AG told the media that seven unregistered dealers irregularly procured ‘C’ forms
and imported goods valued at Rs. 4.04 crore resulting in loss of revenue of Rs. 43.30
The state has collected Rs. 1200 cr during 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, the AG informed,
adding that the department of Hydro Power has collected the highest revenue in the
Dept refutes Vigilance report
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: The rural works sub-division Sagalee today said that the report
of gross violation of guidelines and norms in executing PMGSY schemes is not correct.
Reacting to the news items under the caption ‘SLVMC find fault in PMGSY schemes implementation,”
Assistant Engineer of Sagalee rural works subdivision in a release said that the
observation that appeared in media does not reflect the actual ground realities.
The State Level Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (SLVMC) members while inspecting
the Kheel-Yayi and Sagalee-Kori PMGSY roads on Sept 2 and 3 found that norms and
guidelines were violated while implementing the PMSGY schemes.
Giving details of the quality control aspects, the release clarified that the PMGSY
scheme under national flagship programme are monitored by three tier quality monitoring
system at national, state and district/divisional level. The National Quality Monitoring
(NQM) deputed by National Rural Road Development Agency under the union ministry
of rural development had inspected all the roads under Sagalee sub-division including
Kheel to Yayi on Feb 20 and Sept 19 and roads from Sagalee to Karoi on Sept 20
in 2009 and also inspected the laboratory test results. Besides the NQM, state level
SQC and SQM had also inspected the roads on January 23 and 24 last and expressed
satisfaction over the quality works. Regarding field testing laboratory, the release
said that field laboratory of Sagalee to Karoi road fully equipped with all equipments
was also inspected by central and state level monitoring bodies, however, works
are completely stopped due heavy rain and landslide since April last and laboratory
equipments were shifted by the contractors for safety and security. Accordingly
payments were released after all formalities were observed, the release added.
While lauding the SLVMC decision to revisit the said roads, RWD Popumpoma division
suggested that technical experts/engineers should accompany the team to proper monitoring
of the schemes.
International Literacy Day celebrated in Lohit
TEZU, Sept 10: International Literacy Day was celebrated in a befitting manner in
various parts of the Lohit district on Sept 8.
At Wakro, Apna Vidya Mandir headmistress Seema Arandhara presented Beena Ghose Roy
Award to Munni Kri of Govt secondary school Wakro in a glittering function organized
by the ASSET as a part of the International Literacy Day celebration. Munni Kri
has been honoured with the Award for her academic excellence.
The award instituted by the ASSET is extended every year on International Literacy
Day to felicitate the best performer among APST students appearing in the AISSE.
Anugrah lauded the efforts made by Head Master K. P. Rai, teachers and staffs of
the Wakro Govt. Sec. School for their efforts in improving the academic performance
of the school since 2008.
Speaking on the occasion KGBV teacher Naku Ngupok said that various programmes like
SSA, KGBV and central Govt policy for free compulsory education will surely improve
the literacy rate. The Apnes presented rhymes and perform dances to mark the occasion
while girls of KGBV, Wakro and readers of Apne Library presented skits on the life
of Kamla (Scientist) and Baby Haldar a domestic help who rose to fame due to her
committed hard work in authoring the “ A life less ordinary” by Penguin Publishers.
The VT-AWIC prizes for news reading contest in Anugrah campus were won by Roshni
Dellang (KGBV, Wakro), Navinso Ama and Luckyso Rangmang of the AVB who stood first,
second and third respectively.
Jula Sarma, Jangmu Lama and Manisha Halai stood first, second and third in the VT-AWIC
News Reading Contest organized in the Govt. Sec. School. Disemso Yun, Aishmina Appa
and Sonialu Ngadong received consolation prizes.
At Tezu, Lohit Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Sharma addressed the gathering of students,
teachers, parents and youth library readers at the Khoroliang Govt. Middle School
premises on the International Literacy Day.
In his inaugural address, he said "Let children live their lives as children. Let
their creative talents emerge, through a variety of activities like story-telling,
speaking and writing skills.” He further said that “Education should bring out the
creative talents in the learners, which can be possible only by an extensive reading
habit, and not just mastering basic literacy.”
Lauding the young readers for their spirited presentation of skits and poems, and
the reading promotion activities by the Bamboosa Library Tezu, Sharma appealed to
the parents and elders to make regular use of excellent youth libraries under the
VT-AWIC Youth Library Network in Lohit. He assured support of the district administration
in creative efforts for promoting literacy and learning environment.
The DC also presented mementos to outstanding reader activists and Library in-charges,
who had been spear-heading the reading campaign in the district during the last 3
years on behalf of Nehru Yuvak Kendra, Lohit.
International Literacy Day was also celebrated at Changliang village with participation
of village elders, women and the VEC Chief. The young readers presented inspiring
skits and poems on the occasion.
Chief Guest of the programme M. Rina, District Coordinator, RMSA urged the parents
and teachers to support the all-round development of the youth. M. Nyodu, DAEO, Lohit
Zilla Saksharata Samity (LZSS) elaborated on the forthcoming literacy promotion programmes
of the Central Govt.
Earlier the 600-odd students of TCM Govt Middle School took out a massive ‘prabhat
pheri’ in Tezu town, led by J.Chai, APO, LZSS.
The celebrations in Tezu, was jointly organised by the Nehru Yuvak Kendra, Lohit
Zilla Saksharata Samiti, District Education Dept., VT-AWIC Youth Library Network,
Lohit and the 48 BRTF.
ANSU endorse AAPSU demands
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: While supporting the demands of All Arunachal Pradesh Students
Union (AAPSU) the All Nyishi Students' Union (ANSU) demanded the state Govt to give
emphasis to education sector.
Describing the education as a key to the development of all other sectors, ANSU in
a release today said that the Govt. has been failing to identify and prioritize important
areas in education sector for improvement. The Govt has increased the salary of the
elected legislators due to increase in prices of essential commodities, but it has
failed to look into the problems of students who are also equally facing the brunt
of price hike, the union said. The poor students have been crying for the timely
disbursement of stipends, it said. The existing book grants amounting to Rs 300 was
fixed during 1980's and 1990's but it has never been reviewed and increased, the
ANSU pointed out and demanded the state Govt. for the augmentation of book grants
and stipends for the students. It also demanded that state Govt grants special package
for infrastructural development of all schools across the state.
Opposing the Govt’s recent decision to issue Permanent Residential Certificate (PRE)
to the non-tribal, the Union said that it will be another blunder of the state Govt.
as was done 30 years back to take a separate full-fledge state from UT. This kind
of foolish decision of the state Govt. is nothing but a politics of appeasement and
vote-bank, the union said and urged the govt to refrain from such political indulgence
at the cost of the future of the state.
Meanwhile the Union appealed to the All Arunachal SSA Teachers Association (AASSATA)
to call off its proposed phase-wise pen-down-strike which, according to the union,
will badly hamper the studies of students.
While supporting the demand of the AASSATA, ANSU, however, said that services of
the SSA teachers who has served the state for about ten years should be well recognized
and honoured. It also urged the Govt to introduce state award for the SSA teachers.
The Union further demanded the department to stop officiating and ad hoc appointments
and fill up the vacancies with SSA teachers in phase wise manner to lessen the
burden of the department.
Good will football tournament gets underway
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: A Goodwill inter-district football tournament got underway today
at Nehru Stadium, Khonsa under CRPF civic action programme 2009-2010.
Four higher secondary school teams from Khonsa, Barduria, Deomali and Longding are
participating in the soccer competition.
Deputy Commissioner, Tirap Wanglian Lowang who inaugurated the tournament praised
the efforts of CRPF to promote sports spirit among younger minds and said it can
definitely create talented youths in the region. He exhorted the teams to actively
participate in such kind of activities to bring perfect harmony among civilian people
Speaking on the occasion Commandant 36th battalion CRPF Sanand kamal, revealed that
he was organising a foot ball tournament at Nehru stadium Khonsa again because of
the whole hearted acceptance of the previous football tournament organized by the
unit in July this year. He further distributed sports materials to all the four teams.
Apart from this, Sanand Kamal also took this special opportunity to distribute competitive
books to District Library, Kendriya Vidyalaya Khonsa, Higher Secondary schools spread
out in the Tirap district like Khonsa,, Barduria, Deomali, Longding, , Khonsa, and
to two Non Governmental organizations namely Arun Jyoti NGO Khonsa.
The battalion gave birth to a new musical group at Khonsa to be known as “ Bluemint
” by providing public address systems and all other relevant musical instruments.
It also distributed musical instruments to Poakum School and sewing machines and
its all accessories to Khonsa higher Secondary Girls hostel and two NGO groups of
Among others, SP Palden, Lt. Col S.S. Dhariwal 19 Assam Rifles were present at the
In the opening match H.S.S Khonsa defeated H.S.S Barduria by 7- 0. Second match will
played on Saturday between H.S.S Deomali and Longding and the final match will be
conducted on Sept 13.
On the other hand, taking the welfare oriented measures to new horizons the 36th
BN at its headquarter Khonsa have been imparting familiarization training in tailoring
like cutting, crafting, stitching etc to women folks of Tirap district under the
supervision of Unit CRPF Women Welfare Association ( CWWA ) president Dr. Abha Kamal.
It has been receiving an over whelming response not only from the participants but
from the local people also. The active involvement of other CWWA members of the
unit is making the training session a marvelous success. (DIPRO )
Committee formed to check corruption
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: The ASMs and GPMs of the Palin, Chambang, Gangte Yangte and Tarak
Lengdi in a meeting held at Naharlagun on Sept 8 alleged that 3rd and 4th installment
of the TFC fund amounting to more than Rs 1 crore meant for ASMs and GPMs were misused
in violation of the rules and guidelines of Panchayat Raj Institutions.
The Panchayat members decided to approach Govt demanding release of 3rd and 4th TFC
installments meant for the GPMs and ASMs within 7 days.
Meanwhile the PR leaders have constituted a welfare committee under nomenclature
Palin, Chambang, Gangte, Yangte and Tarak Lengdi Panchayat Welfare Committee with
Choki Tatung, Dolang Kisan and Donik Tagi as its chairman and vice chairman and
secretary respectively to check corruption in grassroot level.
The committee also sought cooperation from all PR leaders in its endavour to root
out corruption and urged the Govt agencies to properly follow the rules and guidelines
to maintain transparency in implementation of Govt schemes, the release added.
All Tribe Festival
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: All Tribe Festival organized by Arunachal Students Union Shillong
(ASUS) was attended by Minister PWD & UD Nabum Tuki, on Sept 10 at Arunachal Bhawan
Tuki appreciated All Tribe Festival and expressed his hope that the celebration will
go a long way in promoting integrity, unity, communal peace and harmony in a society
where there are cultural diversities.
He advised students to give more stress on building up their career and academic
pursuit, because students are the future of Arunachal.
The festival was a kind of cultural pageant presented by students of different tribes
in the form of songs and traditional dances expressing the ethos of cultural diversities
of Arunachal Pradesh. It also included games and sports competition organized by
students prior to the final day of celebration. Prizes for games and sports were
given away by Kemo Lollen, Additional Resident Commissioner and Onam Lego, DRC. Felicitation
certificate to the meritorious students of Arunachal Studying in various institution
of Shillong was given away by Tuki.
Emphum CHC inaugurated
CHOWKHAM, Sept 10: Emphum Community Health Centre has been inaugurated by Parliamentary
While inaugurating, he assured to take up infra-structure requirements of the hospital
and assured to pursue with concerned authority for sanction of ambulance.
Dr S Nayil, in charge CHC Emphum said that the hospital requires a labour room and
maternity ward and immunization room. He also requested for immediate posting of
Dr.A.Wailong, DMO in charge assured to take up the grievances with the district health
T.Gangkak, EAC in charge, Chowkham circle requested Parliamentary Secretary to look
into the grievances of pubic and assured all possible help from general administration.
Chairperson Lohit Zila Parishad Nang Chandaka Kangkhio was also present at the inauguration.
Career Guidance prog at Dirang H.S. School
DIRANG, Sept 10: All Dirang Student’s Union with an initiative by local MLA P. Tsering
organized a day long career guidance programme at Dirang Higher Secondary School,
In his key note address, Kripaljyoti Mazumdar of G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan
Environment and Development, Itanagar spoke on the recent development in the field
of Environmental Science and Wildlife Biology. He also spoke on the various options
that are available in the field of Wildlife and Environmental Science as career option.
The programme was presided over by Principal, Dirang H.S. School and the prog. ADSU
members including its president Pasang Tsering were present.
3rd IRBn beat LYFC 8-0
Itanagar, Sept 10: Third IRBn team defeated LYFC 8-0 in a league level match of
the 2nd Papum Pare Summer Cup invitational Football Championship at Rajiv Gandhi
Stadium, Naharlagun today.
The second match, which was to be played between CCSC and BAES, could not be held
due to absence of BAES team and CCSC has been declared winner of the match.
SLSA vs YS XI
FC Senki Valley vs NERIST
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen J J Singh today extended greetings
and best wishes to all Arunachalees on the occasion of Idu’l Fitr that marks the
culmination of the Holy month of Ramzan and which also coincides with Ganesh Chaturthi,
the birth of Lord Ganesha, who is the embodiment of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.
In his message, the Governor expressed his hope that these festivals would inspire
all to follow the path of love, compassion and righteousness and also motivate all
towards placing service before self.
CSU supports AIPU, AVYF and AYA
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: Capital Students’ Union extended support to the four point ultimatum
submitted by Arunachal Indigenous Peoples’ Union, Arunachal Volunteer Youth Federation
and Arunachal Youth Association to Chief Minister regarding PDS Scam in the state.
It appealed to the citizens to fight against corrupt officials as well as the government.
The Union also informed that PWD road from Itanagar to Jote has been damaged due
to incessant rain recently.
It further appealed to the state government to immediately release special package
for restoration of the damaged road, drains and culvert.
Nyishi Idol 2010
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: MLA Techi Kaso and Tana Joey will attend 3rd Nyishi Idol 2010,
a singing competition, at Nyikum Niya Hall, Nirjuli on September 11 at 6 pm as chief
guest and guest of honour respectively.
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: ENVIRON which is implementing the Pilot Project on “Awareness
and Primary Implementation of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Itanagar, sponsored
by NABARD would organise door to door collection of non-biodegradable solid waste
through the organized rag pickers would start from Sept 14 onwards at D Sector, Naharlagun.
Environ organized a drawing competition on Sept 10 among the students of Kingcup
School, Itanagar on the topic “Our Dirty Surroundings”.
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: Prem Nagar Colony Welfare Committee has postponed its proposed
mass social service cum tree plantation programme from September 11 to September
18 due to flood.
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: Taba Tate and Techi Lalin have been selected as chairman and organizing
secretary of the Papum Pare Youth Festival which will be held from October 28-31
ITANAGAR, Sept 10: The staff of Arunachal Pradesh State Cooperative Apex Bank Limited,
Head Office, have condoled the death of Atta Natung, Junior Support Staff of the
Bank’s Seppa branch, who died at his native village at Seppa after a brief illness.
They observed two minutes silence and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Apang mourns death of forest officer
ITANAGAR: Former Chief Minister Gegong Apang today expressed deep shock at the death
of Indian Forest Service officer Late Kayang Pertin. Late Pertin died in a road
accident near Balipara on Sept 8.
Apang in a condolence message said, God has snatched away the brilliant and able
officer Pertin from us which is a great loss to the state and as well as the society.
The former Chief Minister conveyed heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family members
and prayed to Donyi Polo for eternal peace of the departed soul and bestow enough
strength to the family to bear the irreparable loss.
He also prayed for speedy recovery of Ms Pertin who injured in the mishap.
ITANAGAR: The District Magistrate, Itanagar Capital Complex, in an official order,
has directed the occupants of both sides of river belts of Pachin river from Chimpu
to Nirjuli area and Lagun Nallah from Damsite to Prem Nagar area to vacate their
area for safety reasons. He also directed Adm-cum Estate officer, EAC, Itanagar/Naharlagun,
CO, Banderdewa to ensure implementation of the order in letter and spirit.
The district magistrate further prohibited indiscriminate earth cutting, house construction
and erection of boulder spark, RCC retaining wall in Nallahs, river belt within Itanagar
Capital Complex region without written permission from the administration, according
to an official release.