AR nabs five hardcore militants
ITANAGAR, July 3: 19 Assam Rifles (AR) in a joint search operation with Tirap district
police has apprehended 3 hardcore NSCN (K) cadres at Laju on July 01.
During the operation the forces cordoned off entire Lazu area and apprehended SS
Second Lt Wangloo Tiri, SS Cpl Sontoi Hodoung and SS Cpl Kijen Nymte. The other 2
-3 cadres escaped taking advantage of absolute darkness and thick foliage. The fleeing
cadres fired a couple of rounds and lobbed a grenade that exploded on the spot.
The AR personnel also recovered 7 Grenades including 3 of Chinese origin and ten
extortion letter heads, indent and house tax receipts, one combat haversack, ten
batteries, tobacco pouches and other items from their possession.
Earlier, on June 15, Assam Rifles apprehended Self Styled Lt Achat Wangsa of NSCN
(IM) during search operation in Bonia village and one 9mm Pistol was recovered from
him. SS Lt Achat Wangsa admitted that he was involved in extortion and issuing threats
to the locals.
On June 16, 10 troops of 19 Assam Rifles had established a mobile check post on
Longding - Pongchau axis and during search of a Santro Car SS Pvt Puchat Wangsa
of NSCN (K) was apprehended. Initial interrogation and thorough search of the vehicle
led to the recovery of one 9mm Pistol and a Wallet containing Rs. 120. The synergised
efforts of the 19 AR under 25 Sector AR of DAH Division and dist Police has led to
apprehension of eight top cadres of NSCN factions during last one month, according
to AR sources.
Anini Power supply restored
ROING, July 3: Much to the delight of the people, power supply to Anini township
was restored with temporary restoration of Chini Pani 250 KW hydel. Out of the
3x50 KW Awapani mini hydel, only 50KW is restored and another two fail to run. Civil
work have been already done but defect in the turbine could not make it run, informed
The entire power sources of Anini had collapsed due to heavy landslides and flash
flood triggered by pre-monsoon rain during April last.
50 KW of Elzi mini hydel was also reinstated covering Elzi and its peripheral villages
providing uninterrupted power supply with good voltage, disclosed the sources further.
Meanwhile, the only District Medical Anini is facing acute load shedding. “During
emergency every minor or major operation is being carried out under dim light which
may create complicacy and risk. Better health delivery system to the people of the
district is affected due to inadequate supply of power to the medical, medical sources
IBCS to celebrate 75th birthday of Dalai Lama
ITANAGAR, July 3:The Itanagar Buddhist Cultural Society (IBCS) will celebrate the
75th birthday of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on July 6 next at Siddhartha Vihar
(Gonpa) Itanagar with a colourful day-long programme.
The Men-Tsee- Khang (Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute) Itanagar in collaboration
with IBCS will organise a free medical camp in the premises of Siddhartha Vihar (Gonpa)
on same day to mark the auspicious occasion. During free medical camp Dr.Tenzin Nyima
and Dr.(Mrs) Tenzin Lhanzey will attend the patients from morning till late afternoon.
Free check up and treatment will be conducted on various diseases such as Asthma,
RH. Arthritis, Diabetes, Hypertension, General Cardio-Vascular problems, Nervous-Disorders,
Gyenaecoligical problems, Gastro-Intestinal Disorders, Chronic Cold and Allergic
and Psycosometic problems. All the interested patients can avail the opportunity
and can take the benefit of herbal tibetan medicine, according to a release.
Army recruitment rally for Arunachal
ITANAGAR, July 3: Indian Army will conduct a recruitment rally at Bhalukpong, West
Kameng from July 21- 23.
The rally is being held for the Soldier General Duty, Soldier Technical, and Clerk/SKT
. The candidates should be between 17 ½ to 21 years of age for Soldier GD and between
17 ½ - 23 years of age for other categories. The minimum educational qualification
for Soldier GD is class VIII pass, whereas Soldier Technical and Clerks should be
class XII pass, Colonel Baljeet Singh.
All interested candidates should report at the Rally site along with their original
educational documents, birth certificate and Permanent Residential Certificate. For
details contact ARO Jorhat at 0376-2310830.
Now the administration takes on animal
ITANAGAR, July 3: All together eight cows and ten goats were seized during an operation
at Itanagar and Naharlagun under the supervision of Additional District Magistrate
today. Later, the seized animals were auctioned off at the EAC Office, Itanagar.
A sum of Rs 11000 was collected from the sale which was deposited with the office
of the Deputy Commissioner, Capital Region.
The magistrate further informed that such operations will be carried out in the state
capital time to time and appealed the public to cooperate with the authority.
Organisers for fair selection of ABW winners
ITANAGAR, July 3: To ensure fair selection of winners, the organizers of the much
awaited Arunachal Boogie Woogie has contemplated a unique voting system.
The audience or supporters will be provided with a paper slip in which they will
select their favourite performer.
“40% of the selection will be done through a slip vote while 60% of the selection
will be under the discretion of panel of judges which will be comprised of experts”
says Kipa Ajay, chairman of Hornbill Centre for Development which is organizing Arunachal
“The ABW, a state level dance competition, is a platform for the youths of Arunachal
to showcase their dancing skills to the outside world which most of time, due to
lack of platform, remain confine to some. Through ABW we want to expose their talent
and the winner of this competition will be sponsored for audition round in national
level competition”, he added.
The organizing is emphasizing to bring out talents from “grassroot” and so dispatched
most of its forms in nook and corners of all the 16 districts. However, for the
convenience of the participants and organizers alike, some selected places have been
chosen for smooth conduct of the audition.
The participants from Bomdila and Roing will be auditioned on August 9 to 10, Pasighat
and Ziro on 21 to 22. The capital complex which houses the highest numbers of talent
will be auditioned on 1st September. The organizer added that the last date for
registration is 7th August.
The winner of this month long competition will receive an amount of Rs 3 lac while
runners up will get 2 lac. There are consolation prizes too for the Top -10 finalists.
The dance competition will be open to all, both male and female, with minimum age
of 14 and maximum of 22 years.
CRPF to organize inter-dist football tourney
ITANAGAR, Jul 3: An Inter-District Football Tournament is being organized by 138
Bn CRPF under its Civic Action Programme from July 15 at Rijo Ground, Daporijo, Upper
Winner and runners up teams would be awarded prizes worth Rs. 21,000 and 11,000 respectively
in the form of sports/utility items. Player of the Tournament, Best goalkeeper and
Best Disciplined team would also be awarded. Interested teams/clubs may contact (0360-2290599)
control room, 138 Bn. CRPF, Itanagar for participation.
APSCW clarifies statement
ITANAGAR: Chairperson Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW), Komoli
Mosang while reacting to reports published in local dailies today, said that she
had not criticized the efficiency of District Administrations but merely observed
that when cases are referred to local kebang, often the verdict that comes across,
is many a times to the disadvantage of women victims.
Mosang said that APSCW has always been appreciative of the response of the district
and police administrations in mitigating atrocities met by women.
The APSCW further said that out of 574 cases received since establishment of APSCW
in 2005, a total of 231 had been referred to District Administrations and that some
of such case had been settled. Between 2005 to 2010, seventy cases had been disposed
by the APSCW and the rest are under enquiry. The APSCW further pointed out that the
figure of 30-40 cases reflected in the papers pertains to previous rough statistics.
Bank employees’ demand Police action
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh State Cooperative Apex Bank Employees Association (APSCAB
EA) appealed to the Seppa police and district administration to book the culprits
involved in the looting of Rs 6 lakh from the staff of Apex Bank, Seppa branch in
the broad day light on June 29 last.
It resented that till date no culprit was arrested though the crime was committed
in broad day light and an FIR was lodged by the Seppa Bank branch.
It further informed that cashier P N Jerie and peon Dorjee Khandu of the bank branch
was injured by the looters with lethal weapons. The injured bank staff were undergoing
treatment at Guwahati with one of them in serious condition, Association informed.
Union appreciate DC
ITANAGAR, July 3: Doimukh Students Union appreciated Papum Pare District Administration
for taking initiative against illegal land encroachment. It hoped that DC Nandini
Paliwal would take early action to solve the problems of land encroachment within
Election to Union
ITANAGAR, July 3: Tado Raja and Lishi Tayo have been elected as president and vice-president
of the All Lower Subansiri Students Union while Hibu Obing has been elected as General
ITANAGAR, July 3: Central Healing Crusade of Nyishi Baptist Church Council would
be held from Dec 3-5 at Town Baptist Church Nyapin, Kurung Kumey.
ITANAGAR, July 3: Abu Talling Welfare Society (ATWS) and All Lingdum-Lingko Youth
Welfare Association (ALLYWA) have deeply mourned the death of Late Lingdum Yaro,
a class VII student of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Palin in Kurung Kumey district
who died today. Both the organisations prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.