College Forum seeks better facilities
ITANAGAR, Aug 23: Arunachal Pradesh College Forum (APCF) has submitted a two point
memorandum to the Chief Minister demanding improvement of infrastructure in the
colleges of the state as well removal of an Assistant Professor from his job.
The students said that they were forced to meet the Chief Minister with demands after
the Education Minister Tapang Taloh failed to give any response to the memorandum
submitted to him on Aug 4.
It appealed the Chief Minister to issue necessary direction to Tapang Taloh, Education
Minister to sanction sufficient funds for the infrastructure development of colleges
and Polytechnic colleges of the state.
It further called for termination of Dr Apurva Ranjan, an Assistant Professor currently
being engaged as PRO by the Education Minister from his service and conduct an SIT
enquiry. The students allege that the Education Minister Tapang Taloh is shielding
Dr Apurva Ranjan by appointing him as PRO in his office.
Three injured in landslide
KOLORIANG, Aug 23: Three people, including two minors were injured and their vehicle
heavily damaged after a cloud burst caused landslide near DC Office Koloriang on
the way to Sarli side at around 12.30 PM today. All the injured persons have been
provided with immediate relief by the administration and sent to Itanagar/ Naharlagun
for further treatment.
The private vehicle of Congress leader Chera Mekia, who was behind the wheels, has
been damaged badly in the landslide.
Meanwhile, the Kurung Kumey district administration pressed into service the rescue
operation and managed to restore the traffic movement in between Malapu and Koloriang
Township within three hours.
District administration has asked the people of the district to stay away from land
slide/flood prone zones and move to safer places especially during the rainy season.
Further the BRTF authority has been directed to keep their men and machinery in readiness
to clear the road as and when there is a block due to incessant rainfall. DIPRO
Battered child worker rescued
ITANAGAR, Aug 23: A girl was rescued after an anonymous caller tipped off the Child
Line, Itanagar Office.
On Aug 21 evening, an unidentified caller informed about a 8-10 yrs old kept as a
domestic helper who was being beaten up by the employer every day.
The following day, Child Line approached the Child Welfare Committee, Capital Complex
and the local police for rescue of the child. The joint team of Itanagar Police Station
headed by SI R. Kr. Jha and Childline Itanagar headed by Coordinator J.Tangjang managed
to safely rescue the child.
“We found the child in a very pathetic condition, with her hands, arm and back all
swollen and also with bruises all over her body” said a rescuer.
Endangered birds rescued
ITANAGAR, Aug 23: Twenty seven parrots reported to be endangered were rescued by
police at Likabali from a Aalo bound passenger vehicle which were hidden in two bags
Later the captive birds were handed over to Kenjum Membom, Forest Range Officer Likabali
Forest Range, who is also Range Officer of Kane Wild Life Sanctuary.
Later on the same day, the Range Forest Officer along with SDPO Likabali Dr. D.K.
Thungon released the birds at Kane Wild Life Sanctuary.
AP Dr’s research project rated among top
ITANAGAR, Aug 23: The health research project entitled “The Arunachal Pradesh Chief
Minister’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme or APCMUHIS” by Dr. Nabam Peter has
been rated amongst the top 12 Health Projects in India’ for the year 2015.
A jury of eminent experts has made this selection after going through a large number
of nominations and over 300 presentations.
The project would be awarded “Skoch Order of Merit” during the 41st Skoch Summit
on September 22-23 at New Delhi.
Seva Dal for resumption of CMUHIS enrollment
PASIGHAT, Aug 23: East Siang District Congress Seva Dal (DCSD) has demanded the
district health authorities to instruct the company concerned for immediate resumption
of the process for enrollment of beneficiaries under Chief Minister’s Universal Health
Insurance Scheme (CMUHIS) in the district. According to Seva Dal Chief Organizer
of the district Tapu Darang, many poor families willing to enroll themselves under
the schemes have been deprived from the benefits due to sheer negligence by the Insurance
Company entrusted for the purpose.
“The insurance company concerned had conducted the enrollment process not only in
a hurried manner but also left the work half done,” the Seva Dal organiser said,
and urged the district health department to ensure enrollment of all the left out
persons in the next phase of the enrollment process.
BKAS felicitate Nanya
Society to voice against drug addict
ZIRO, Aug 23: Byoda Kiila Ane Society (BKAS) today facilitated Hage Nanya for being
recognised as progressive farmer by Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, on the occasion
of 69th Independence Day. Nanya was one among the achievers in respective fields
who have been felicitated by Governor in a function organised at Raj Bhavan on the
eve of 69th Independence Day celebration.
Appreciating her success in farming and the achievement, BKAS members in its general
meeting held today at the residence of Tadu Rinya at Biirii felicitated Nanya. Hage
Yasung who is also a member Women Commission, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh on behalf
BKAS members congratulated Nanya for the achievement and suggested her colleague
to emulate her in their own fields so as to pass on good message to impress upon
the younger generation. Nanya was one of the contemporary farmers of 1970s who started
paddy cum fishy culture in Ziro Valley. From early days, she was interested in leading
traditional way of life and preferred to remain as farmer and ultimately made success
in the line. She really deserves Governor Award, BKAS members remarked.
AWS urges not to grant bail to culprit/s
ITANAGAR, Aug 23: Reiterating its demand against the alleged abettors in late Kenpu
Dong suicide case, the Akom Welfare Society (AWS) has urged the concern authority
not to grant bail to the culprit/s.
In a release, it warned of taking its own course of action against the culprit/s
involved if the authority gives bail.
The authority will be held responsible if any untoward incident happen, the release
Circle level sports
ITANAGAR, Aug 23: The Tirap District AVP unit organised a Circle Level Sports and
Games Meet for both Soha and Deomali circles on 16th and 20th Aug respectively.
More than 160 participants took part in various events organised from which 33 athletics
were selected from Soha and 23 for Deomali Circles.