Contact Us

July  - 17


Two police officers suspended, govt orders SIT & magisterial enquiry

ITANAGAR, July 16: Taking serious note of 15th July’s incident where an Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Employee Tachi Nguso died in suspicious circumstances which led to public outrage and allegations of Police brutality, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has ordered for a magisterial enquiry headed by Papumpare Deputy Commissioner to unearth the whole episode.

In an emergency meeting called on by CM in his office chamber attended by Home Minister Tako Dabi, PWD Minister Nabam Tuki, Chief Secretary Tabom Bam, Commissioner Home T Taloh, DGP Tashi Lama, SP Capital Complex  H Tamang and few legislators, the whole matter was reviewed.

While the driver of the escort vehicle which hit the deceased has been arrested, the security officer in board of the escort vehicle  K Pait and Investigation Officer of Naharlagun Police Station Suresh Singh has been suspended. The SDPO Naharlagun  B S Mehra and Officer In-Charge L R Rana has been shifted from the Naharlagun Police Station and has been ordered to report to PHQ.

Khandu further ordered for handing over the case to Special Investigation Team (SIT) for investigating the entire incident.

Terming the incident as very unfortunate, the Chief Minister shared the grief of the bereaved family members for the irreparable loss of their beloved one. He issued immediate orders for compassionate appointment to one of the family member considering eligibility of the post.

The chief minister also announced appropriate compensation as admissible according to motor vehicle Act and ex-gratia payment admissible to the family of the deceased government employee as per Government rules.  

Meanwhile, Khandu has appealed the mass that the government has seriously taken up the issue and urged to cooperate with it. He has called for maintaining peace and tranquility and has assured that appropriate actions would be initiated against the officials found guilty in the whole episode. PRO to CM


GWS demands a second post-mortem, organisations decries police handling

ITANAGAR, July 16: Galo Welfare Society (GWS) has demanded for a second post-mortem of the body of Tachi Nguso by forensic experts to ascertain that there was no foul play in his death.

Nguso, an APST bus conductor, died in yesterday under mysterious circumstances. After being hit by a Gypsy of CM’s security cell along the NH 52A near Papu Nallah, Nguso was taken to Police station instead of Hospital. According to reports, the police allegedly took two hours after the accident to take Nguso to the hospital.

"All circumstantial evidences, including bruises on the back of the body, clearly indicate police atrocity, recklessness and violence." Even, we cannot rule out application of ‘third degree’ method, GWS president Jarjum Ete told media persons during a press briefing today.

The Society, in its hurriedly convened emergency meeting yesterday placed few demands before the authorities concerned which included, immediate suspension of those police officers and personnel of Naharlagun police station involved in the incident including the cops who were on duty between 4 am to 8 am on that fateful day, institution of an impartial inquiry at magisterial level as well as an intra-departmental inquiry into the death case by special investigation team (SIT) of the PHQ, immediate announcement of ex-gratia payment to the aggrieved family as per 6th Pay Commission and providing regular government job to the widow. Further, GWS decided to constitute an independent investigation team by human rights groups, including Arunachal Citizen’s Right, HRLN and APWWS, under the initiative of the Society (GWS).

The society, meanwhile, strongly condemned the entire police department and district administration for miserably failing to handle the situation that arose after Nguso’s death yesterday.

The clamping down of the town with 144 could have been avoided had someone from the police department or district administration intervened on time, it said. The society suggested the police department for imparting special training to the police for effective handling of such sensitive cases in future.

Meanwhile, the family of the deceased has refused to receive the body till a second post-mortem is done. The body is still lying in the morgue at Naharlagun General Hospital.

One the other hand, Soyi Rida who was injured yesterday after he was hit  by a tear gas shell has been referred to Guwahati for further treatment.  

The State Governor, General J. J Singh has seriously viewed yesterday’s accident.

He said that state government should order a magisterial enquiry into the unfortunate incident. Accordingly, the State government has directed the Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner  Nandini Paliwal to conduct a magisterial enquiry immediately, reports PRO to Governor.

General Singh has conveyed that based on the findings of the enquiry, those individuals who are proved guilty should be effectively dealt with as per the law, and given exemplary punishment.

The Arunachal Citizens Right (ACR) vehemently condemns the brutal act of police personnel leading to the death of Nguso Terming it gross violation of Human Rights, it said that Police is the apex law enforcement organ of the society and its duty should be to protect and safeguard the life and liberty of its citizens rather than inflicting pain and killing them. ACR extended its support and solidarity to the demands put forth by the organizations.

All Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Employees Welfare Association which met at APSTS complex at Naharlagun today unanimously decided to observe a 12-hour Chakka Bandh and Tool Down strike from 5 am to 5 am on July 20 if the police personnel SI Suresh Singh, SI Kalom Pait, OC RL Rana, SDPO BI Mehra and the driver involved in the incident are not terminated within three days.  While describing the yesterday’s entire as episode unfortunate and gross violation of human rights by men in uniform, Arunachal Youth Organization, in its letter to the Governor, demanded immediate termination of the police personnel mentioned by AAPSTEWA. It also demanded the state government to punish the guilty cops as per law.

Galo Students’ Union urged the govt. to come clean on the issue. Lt. Tachi Nguso’s death amounts to custodial death and unnatural death.

In our democratic way to register protest against the errant police personnel we organized peace rally from General Hospital Naharlagun to Naharlagun Police station demanding justice, instead of pacifying and without justification 144 Cr.Pc was declared and in an action to scare us away many innocent people were badly injured which aggravated the situation, it said.

It further said that the case should be registered under section 302 of IPC.

It condemned gross violation of human rights and said that demands of the apex students union should be met. Meanwhile it thanked AAPSU, ANSU, ALSU, APPDSU and other Students body, for raising their voice against violation of human rights.

Arunachal Legal Forum Shillong, All Mengio Students Union, All Capital Complex Workers’ Union and Arunachal Colleges’ Forum in their press statements expressed shock over the incident and supported AAPSU, ANSU, APPDSU, GSU, ALSU and various other organizations stand on the issue and their demands for arrest of the culprits involved in the incident.

Meanwhile, the State unit Bharatiya Janata Party expressed deep shock over the un-natural death caused to Nguso.

The party, in a release claimed that, "This was not first incidence of such kind for police escort vehicle attached to the state Chief Minister. Similar incident was also happened some years back between 1999 to 2003 causing ‘un-natural death’ to a child born to one A. Biswas, a grade ‘D’ staff of PWD. A young person, namely Tai Babin, son of late Tai Taging of Peel village, Sangram, Kurung Kumey, who was also an APSTS bus conductor, was also killed by Police Mini Truck," the release claimed.

The growing reckless driving in the uniformed drivers should be checked and properly monitored by the concerned authorities forthwith, the party said and appealed to one and all to maintain peace at this juncture of the crisis.

Nyoi Welfare Association also condemned the act of the state police which led to death of Nguso yesterday.

It demanded the state government to immediately compensate the victim’s family and also appealed to the State Transport Department to place the deceased’s family member in the same post.

Condemning yesterday’s incident , Unemployed Arunachalee Engineers Association (UAEA) has demanded  the  state Govt to arrest the officers  involved in the incident and suspend them from their services.

The Association further said that if the police personnel are given free hand in the name of handling law, no one would trust the law enforcing agencies and law makers in future.


The grand coronation of Tai Khampti Chief

ITANAGAR,  July 16: Chou Pha Chou Meohow Namchoom was crowned as the Tai Khampti Chief today at a grand coronation.

The coronation was necessitated after the death of His Excellency Chou Pha Chou Khamoon Namchoom earlier this year.

His Excellency Chou Pha Chou Meohow Namchoom was born on 17 Aug 1939 to Late Chou Nanda Namchoom who too was a Chief known as Chou Pha Konmoung and Late Nang Pha Uksha Namchoom.

During the Chinese aggression in 1962, Namchoom led the Indian Army into the territory of Tai plateau and assisted in transportation of army troops and arms & weapons to fight against the invaders. He was also a member of Zila Parishad and is known for cultural, religious, socio-economic activities.

At a  young age, he was elected as the Young King as Chou Pha Kem of Chongkham Village.

Currently he is nominated as the working President of Tai Khampti Singpho council, the Apex Body of the Khamptis and the Singphos.


Coordination meet discuss problems confronting Khonsa

KHONSA, July 16: MLA Kamthok Lowang convened a co-ordination meeting at Khonsa to discuss township roads, water supply, power supply and other developmental matters yesterday.

Lowang said that co-operation and close co-ordination of all departments were sine qua non in order to make the administration in the district effective and asked the Head of Departments  to sincerely address the problems. He appealed to the officers to remain in station adding that developmental works are hampered due to their frequent absence.

The MLA further told them to work in close co-ordination with the public representatives to make the schemes successful and effective monitoring.

While participating in the meeting MLA Yumsen Matey said that the HoDs and the MLAs must share the responsibility of addressing the pressing problems collectively.  He asked the HoDs to keep the MLAs informed of their problems and developmental activities undertaken by them. He categorically said that certain standard of working system must be maintained adding that all HoDs must mandatorily seek permission from the DC whenever they leave their station. (DIPRO)


9th Governing body meeting of DRDA

ITANAGAR, July 16: During the 9th Governing body meeting of DRDA, Kurung Kumey District held at Koloriang yesterday adopted resolution on Labour budget to the tune of Rs twenty two crore for Kurung Kumey district to provide legal guarantee for 100 days of work to rural households.

It was decided that a committee would be formed under the Chairmanship ZP Chairperson to select scheme on Integrated Waste Land Management Programe (IWMP).

Deputy Commissioner cum Chief Executive Officer, Bidol Tayeng, critically remarked that, there is no cooperation and coordination between DRDA officers and BDO’s while adding that there was a communication gap. The BDO’s should approach PD for clarification on doubts towards effective implementation, and there should be discussion on Indira Awas Yojana scheme.

Tayeng asked PD to conduct meeting with BDO’s every after two month. PD, DRDA Tabin Siga, said during 2002-2003, Kurung Kumey District, DRDA was established to gear up developmental activities. But, ironically there is no separate fund allocation for the district and that only a share of fund allotted to Lower Subansiri District was provided for Kurung Kumey. Siga further asked PR members to extend help and cooperation to BDOs.       

ZPM Gangte Taring Bath said since all BDO’s are local and know the pulse of the people and PR members; they should carry out their duties and responsibilities with outmost sincerity and devotion for rapid development of the district. He further appealed them not to repeat the schemes.


Queen’s Baton Relay

Tawang, July 16: A Second Review Meeting regarding the Queen’s Baton Relay on July 22 in Tawang was conducted in today. The Superintendent of Police, HoDs, Public leaders, Monastery monks, school teachers, and other agencies that are engaged in the Relay were present in the meeting.

The DC appealed everybody to be well prepared and contribute for grand success of the event. Student participation especially the NCCs, Scouts, and Guides were sought for in the meeting. Apart from colorful and bright cultural programmes beginning from the reception in Changprong helipad there will be tree plantation in Urgelling Gompa, Nehru Gonpa, AIR colony, Tawang Monastery, and in the 190 Mountain Brigade.

A date for preparatory Dry Run has been fixed on the 20th.


Girl returns home after five months

MIAO, July 16: Romilla Murmu (15) who was abducted from Namchik Tea estate Kharsang on February 22 returned home on July 15 last to the relief of her anguished parents.

Romilla, daughter of Esso Murmu was abducted by Guldip Singh (70) from Namchik area on February 22 and kept in his home for five days.

When the fifteen year old child wanted to return home, Singh immediately took her out of Kharsang and kept her as helper in an old couple’s home. Romilla does not know where she has been staying for the last five months.

Romilla left home after a quarrel with her sibling. The girl’s parents thinking the child went to relatives home did not look for her.

However, when she did not return home the next day, the parents began search for her. After a long search, the parents were told by a well wisher that the girl was seen in Guldip Singh’s home.

Soon, the girl’s parents registered a case against Guldip Singh on July 13 at Kharsang Police Station.

The Kharsang Police Station OC C Longri immediately arrested Singh and pressurized him to give out information on the whereabouts of Romilla.

The girl was brought back to Kharsang and dropped in the market area by someone suspected to be kin of Guldip Singh at 5 pm on July 15. She was then taken by two Adivasi women to Kuttom pani khati area.

On receiving information, the OC immediately recovered the girl. After medical examination the girl was returned to her parents yesterday.  

A case has been registered against Guldip Singh U/S 365 IPC and is under Kharsang Police Custody.

Guldip Singh son of late Narajan Singh along with his family have taken a rented house in Kharsang. Singh has been driving taxi in Miao, Kharsang and Assam.


Achievement of  PHED EZ reviewed

Ete put emphasis on proper planning

ITANAGAR, July 16: The PHE and WS  Secretary Er Tomi Ete today advised the departmental  officers to endeavour for more excellence in the field of water supply, sewerage and sanitation. He also outlined the need of trainings and exposure visits for the departmental  officers.

Ete was addressing the  review meeting of the achievement and work progress under the PHED Eastern Zone here today.

While expressing satisfaction on the overall progress of the works, he gave emphasis on proper planning, survey and formulations of proposals and DPRs for successful implementation and commissioning of the projects.

The meeting participated by Er. Tomi Ete, Secretary (PHE&WS), Er. T. Ketan, Chief Engineer (EZ), all Superintending Engineers and Executive Engineers of Eastern Zone reviewed the progress of various works in the current financial year and the achievement of last fiscal under PHED (EZ) which stood at 337 numbers of rural habitations   which were brought under potable water supply, 10 number of  habitations with iron problem and water supply project for Namsai Township and Basar Township.

Earlier, Chief Engineer (EZ) Er. T. Ketan briefed the Secretary on the progress of the major projects taken up by the department and highlighted the problems and issues requiring his intervention.

Er. T. Basar, SSW, PHED (EZ), highlighted the issues pertaining to IMIS and proposals under border blocks and NRDWP being made from the department along with the flood damages report on the water supply installations, according to an official release.

Other issues like water quality parameter and laboratory testing, school water supply, rain water harvesting schemes under sustainability programme and progress under Total Sanitation Campaign were discussed at length and respective progresses reviewed.


Training on SHGs and KSY underway for Giba Circle

Daporijo, July 16: A 2 days Orientation and Training Programme on Kishori Shakti Yojana(KSY) and Self Help Group under Microfinance Vision 2011 for adolescent girls and ICDS field workers of Giba circle, organized by CDPO, Giba ICDS project started here today.

MLA Tapen Siga, DC H. K. Shalla, SP Apur Bitin, DMO J. M. Boje, CO Giba and PRI leaders attended the inaugural function to encourage the participants present.

Siga while addressing the participants stressed that development began from the grass root level and it was the ICDS field workers/ Anganwadi workers who were the real workers and the first formal teachers of the future of the country- the children in thousands of villages spread across the country.

Speaking on the KSY, he said that the adolescent age was the age when strong and firm ideas were formed in the minds and it was the conditioning at this stage that showed a person the path in life. So he added that it was necessary to engage their mind and hearts and channel it to the right path and so lauded the efforts of the government through the KSY in helping them.

He also said that there was a need for each one of us to recognize our potentials and search a way to make our lives better and it could be done gaining self reliance. This could be had by helping ourselves and forming SHGs. He also made a plea to those present to imbibe what is taught in the training, use it and spread it to others to make a better life

All the benefits under the ICDS Project should reach the real beneficiaries, enjoined the DC while speaking to the trainees during the training. He also told the participants to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the govt. and make their lives better.

The DMO while encouraging the participants said that anganwadi workers were really important as they were used across departments like Medical, Education, ICDS etc to reach the rural masses.

N P Siga, CDPO giving a brief report on the status of the Giba ICDS Project stated that it had 84 Anganwadi centers and workers; 438 pregnant and nursing mothers, 370 pensioners and 5 handicapped persons as beneficiaries under its various projects. Training on SHG formation and handicrafts and toy making to adolescent girls of ages 11 to 18 years was being provided. (DIPRO)


Take preventive steps to control malaria

Dear Editor,

Malaria is transmitted through mosquito. So, malaria affects people who live, work and sleep in un screened houses, where mosquito can easily enter through eaves and windows. About one million under five children are dying every year. Many suffer from anaemia and learning impairment associated with the disease. Pregnant women, unborn children and infants are more vulnerable to malaria which is a major cause of maternal mortality rate and low birth weight.

Majority of malaria transmission occurs at night. Bed nets have been used from time immemorial to provide a barrier against mosquito biting, thereby reducing the chance of exposure to malaria. In 1980s it was discovered that treating the nets with safe insecticides increase the level of protection against malaria, since the treated nets kill and repel the mosquitoes. Safe insecticides are available free of cost, supplied by Govt. of India at the office of District Malaria Officers.

So, I appeal the people of Arunachal particularly my brethrens of E/Kameng to use the treated mosquito nets in addition to your approval for indoor residual Spray (DDT).


Dr. Dirang Pizi

District Malaria Officer,

East  Kameng




There is something in a name

Dear Editor,

The tribal front of  Tripura has rightly opposed the decision of Manik Sarkar government to name the Tripura airport after Rabindranath Tagore instead of Tripuri king Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya. It pains to see that immigrant Bangla-deshi Hindu population has almost rendered the Tripura people redundant in their own homeland. Now they want to rename the state institutions after the Bengali persons too.

The people of Assam need to learn from the Tripuris. The Congress government in Assam names each and every place and institution in Assam after Nehru and his descendants who have taken the title Gandhi. We should question the naming of Jalukbari junction as Rajiv Chowk instead of Bir Chilarai, the Koch Rajbongshi king of Assam. We should question the naming of Rabindra Bhawan, one of the best auditoriums in Guwahati after Rabindranath Tagore instead of Bishnu Prasad Rabha. These questions are very very relevant because the people like Rajiv Gandhi or Rabindranath Tagore had no contribution in the socio-economic or cultural life of Assam. They were almost ignorant about the state of affairs in this state. A few visits is like a minister surveying floods in an aeroplane or helicopter or just another tourist.


Montu Swargiary






There are too many questions

Dear Editor,

There are too many questions related to the death of Late Jumchi Nguso.

Why the injured was taken to police station instead of hospital? Why the hand of injured was tied with handcuff? Why police taking law in their hand and who gave this authority to them?

Lt. Nguso was happy man. He was not mentally disturbed. How could a mentally disturbed manage a family? Are APST Officers mad to keep a mentally disturbed employee?

After the accident, why the relatives of the injured were not informed?

The Chief Minister and Home Minister are requested to deliver justice to Lt. Nguso by awarding Govt. job to a family member and granting ex- gratia to the next of kin of the victim.

The officers involved in the incident should be terminated from their job immediately to save the image of police department. SI Pait, SI Suresh Singh and OC LR Rana should apologize publicly for taking law into their hand.


N. Taipodia (on email)

A friend of Late Nguso




There should be an expert committee to study impact of DMP

Dear Editor,

We, on behalf of the project affected people of the Dibang Multipurpose Project (3000MW), would like to request the state Govt to constitute an expert committee with the members from IIT Guwahati, Dibrugarh University to study and prepare environment impact assessment (EIA) report on the Dibang Multipurpose Project and other big dams in the state before fixing the date of public hearing.

We also request the NHPC authority to withdraw online tender for the  Dibang Multipurpose project. Floating of tender before the environment clearance is gross violation of the environment guidelines.  The authorities should   not take any step to start the project before it obtains clearance from various competent authorities.

It is observed that the power developers are adamant in construction of dam without taking into consideration the vital aspect related to construction of dam.    It is seen that power developers in various parts of the country did not pay heed to the public opinion that evolved from the public hearing on the mega dam. Public hearing is seemed to be eyewash to pave the way for environment clearance for construction of mega dam.

Therefore, we request the authorities that the public hearing for the project clearance should not be conducted forcefully or by suppressing   the opinion of the   project affected people in a democratic country like ours.   The authorities should fix the date of public hearing for mega project like Dibang Project  with the consensus opinion of the project affected people and the community student organization.  Obtaining only few  signature of  a group of people who are working  on behest of power corporate and government does not mean    public opinion in favour of dam affected people.

The right of the indigenous tribal cannot be ignored in the name of development by the power developers.

Only supporting the power developers will not make any sustainable development.  Therefore, the Govt should  take interest in the all sphere of development before going for big dam in the state.


Susal Mihu, president

Dibang Valley District Students Union

Takuso Mimi, GS

Dam Affected Citizen Committee



Let the culprits be punished

Dear Editor,

The one and only question in every lip is why did the police take Jumchi first to the police station instead of a hospital?  Instead SI Pait and SI Suresh Singh resorted for the police station so that they can come out clean and avoid any action from the higher authority for hitting a civilian. But the time taken for them to legalise their act took the life of Jumchi. So they virtually killed him; firstly by hitting and secondly by restricting him from medical help for two long hours.

Now to escape from responsibility, they termed the whole incident as a suicidal act and tagged Late Jumchi as 'mentally unstable'.  And to my utter surprise the entire police department is nodding at it. Are they police or psychiatrists? Are police giving immunity to the culprits?

So let’s appeal that justice is done and culprits are punished whoever he is. Let’s pray for the family members, wife and four children so that they may be strong.


Takam Sakter

Thrissur,  Kerela




Police are supposed to look after citizens too

Dear Editor,

I would like to draw the attention of citizens and student unions representing various tribes about police atrocity on the innocent citizens of AP.  

We all know that duty of the police is to safeguard and preserve law. They are not here to beat or murder citizens. They are not only the servant of Ministers and Chief Ministers. They are here to protect us.   

It has often been seen that vehicles escorting VIPs assume that the road is only for VIPs and it is their private property.


Ama Bagang

Naharlagun,  (on email)




Please do not interfere

Dear Editor,

From the statement of the police as appeared in your daily the following conclusion can be drawn:

If the victim was mad and jumped into the Gypsy, the victim could have been taken to hospital and police should have been informed. If there is no evidence that the victim was mad, then the driver of the Gypsy is reckless driver, punishable under law.

The victim was taken to Police station, instead of Hospital; it means the victim was slightly injured. If the victim was critically injured then he should have been brought to hospital instead of police station. Statements of victims can be recorded anytime.

Thus we can conclude that police role was not of human being, but like a beast to kill the injured prey. I do hope that no constitutional authority will interfere to protect the erring police personnel including the driver.


Loa Dolok, Itanagar




Police are aliens

Dear Editor,

This is in response to “police are not aliens" published on July 7 in Readers Forum by a man who glorified himself as "concerned policeman".

What does he have to say now? What about yesterday’s case?

If you have the nerve to speak out, do share your take on this.

Yesterday’s incident compelled me to contradict by saying "police are aliens". What the Police have done was so inhuman which human beings are not capable of doing.


A mourner (on email)





All email and surface mails must be accompanied with contact numbers and full postal address. Do keep writing but please make sure that letters are short and to the point.        


Forum seeks early revaluation process

ITANAGAR:  Expressing resentment over delay in rechecking and revaluation process of the various undergraduates courses by the RGU administrative officer (exam cell), the Arunachal Pradesh Colleges’ Forum in a representation to RGU VC appealed him to expedite the process and ensure the results within a week’s time.  The Forum said delay in such process slows down the students’ enthusiasm who wishes to pursue their studies outside the state.  The RGU authority and their affiliated college principals should maintain their formalities while sending their house test percentages, Forum further said while adding that house test marks should also be displayed to the students whenever they ask for.


Upper Subansiri ATA discuss pay anomaly

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Teachers Association, Upper Subansiri unit in a meeting held at Daporijo recently discussed the anomaly in fixation of pay under 5th and 6th central pay commissions for assistant teachers (A). The meeting also discussed the ‘assurance of education minister to rectify the wrong fixation of payment from January 2010, if the assistant teachers A in return assure not to claim past arrear benefit’.

After the threadbare discussion, the meeting unanimously decided not to claim the past arrear, if the  pay anomaly under 5th and 6th pay commissions is rectified.

The house also constituted a AT ‘A’ ad hoc committee, Upper Subansiri unit with Tape Ringsing president, Tatop Hankar vice president and  Tama Kodak as general secretary.


Kalapani Day

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee, Itanagar would observe the Kalapani Day to mark the 125th year of Indian National Congress Foundation Day on 17th July, 2010 at Rajiv Gandhi  Bhawan, Itanagar.

Home minister Tako Dabi would be the Chief Guest of the prog.     


Awareness campaign

ITANAGAR: Malaria awareness campaign is being held from July 21 onwards at Beyak Rijo, Bui, Dula, Bari Rijo and Dumporijo. The campaign is being organized by all Dumporijo Youth Welfare Association  (ADYWA) wherein a Medical team from District Hospital Daporijo would carry out the mission.


Visitors asked to maintain time slot for entry into Raj Bhawan

ITANAGAR, July 16: Raj Bhavan has called on the visitors to maintain timing while they visit Raj Bhawan as a part of the “Know your Raj Bhawan programme”.

The time of entry is from 3 PM to 3. 15 PM every Sunday while the entire period of the visit is of two hours duration.  

After the visitors assemble by 3.15 PM, the 2 hour long guided tour to the Raj Bhawan compound starts.  Visitors  are escorted to every sector of the Raj Bhawan from Orchid center, Hornbill cottage, fish pond, Bee keeping, the country chicken farm, Organic kitchen garden etc.(PRO, Raj Bhavan)


Medical camp

ITANAGAR, July 16: Vivekananda Kendra, Arun Jyoti organized a free medical camp at Maro, Menga and Sippi of Upper Subansiri district from July 9-12.

276 patients were examined during the camps and free medicines were distributed.

On July 9, one health awareness meeting was organized at Maro Govt Primary School. 75 villagers attended the programme and had a good interaction with the Doctor. Local Dony Polo Namlo Committe organized the meeting and all the Namlo members were present.


Association demands

ITANAGAR, July 16: Kurung-Nyobia Youth Association (KNYA) appealed to the GM BSNL, Itanagar to take appropriate steps for connection of mobile network at Sangram circle, Kurung Kumey district.

The association claimed that BSNL has already constructed a tower at Sangram two years back but the area remains unconnected till today.



SIRD officials clarified that the wage rate under MGNREGA in Arunachal Pradesh is Rs.80. Hence, the wage rate mentioned as Rs. 90 in a news item published on July 14 edition of this daily should be ignored.



ITANAGAR, July 16: Tadar Tayuf has been appointed as President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha Capital District, Itanagar.


Copyright © 2008, The Arunachal Times Publications Pvt. Ltd., Siang House, Sector - E, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh - 791111,

All rights reserved.