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DC assault case shifted to SIT

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: Taking cognizance of the fact that the Deputy Commissioner and the Superintendent of Police of West Siang are themselves complainants in the assault case on the district magistrate which occurred recently at Aalo, the state govt in an order today has transferred the case to the SIT.

This has been done keeping with the principle of the conflict of interest and with view to ensure a fair and unbiased investigation as the district magistrate himself has a personal involvement in the case.


Social service

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: The residents of Papu-I & II villages conducted a mass social service in the locality areas and repaired the damaged road by filling the path-holes and clearing landslide debris and road side weeds.

The people of both the villages urged the PWD, Naharlagun division to maintain the road properly and regularly.

The social service was organized under the banner of Papu Village Welfare Committee.


Association demands teachers

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: All Palin Chambang Yangte Gangte Tarak Langdi Youth Welfare Association (APCYGTLYWA) has appealed for posting of a full-fledged Headmaster at Govt.Sec.School Yangte, Chambang, Gangte,Tarak-Langdi and a regular Principal for Palin Higher Secondary School. It further said that no school fees be collected from the students as per the recommendations of RTE.

The Union called on Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin and Education Minister Bosiram Siram to give adequate support to the poor students of the area who are  in dire need of good academic atmosphere.                                    


Assn demands complete ban on earth cutting

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: Achung Yumlam led All Nyishi Youth Association (ANYA) has appealed to the Capital Complex district administration to  impose blanket ban on illegal earth cutting during rainy season along the capital road side and thickly populated areas in order to avoid any disaster. It further said that the order should be imposed from  April  to September during rainy season.

Illegal and authorized earth cutting during rainy reason resulted in  road  and drain blockage. There is every possibility of natural calamity due to earth cutting, the Association further said.


2nd state level Tiger seven soccer tourney

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: The second edition of state level Tiger Seven Soccer tournament will begin  at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun from July 10. Sports Authority of Arunachal Pradesh chairman Tungri Effa and  director, sports and youth affairs D K Dinglow would attend the inaugural ceremony as chief guest and guest of honour respectively.

In the inaugural matches, Gora Makik  Sporting Club will play All Black  while BT -XI will  face Nyokum Youth Sports Club.

Altogether,  20 teams are participating  in the tournament.


Hepatitis B campaign

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Organisation (AAPYO) has  decided to conduct its first phase of Hepatitis B awareness campaign in Kurung Kumey district from July 23. The Organsiation deferred the  earlier schedule  from July 10 to July 23 due to some unavoidable circumstances.


Free equity cars

ITANAGAR,  Jul 9: Jiyo Aur Jine Do (JAJD)  has  delivered 11th and 12th free equity car  under its micro-saving promotional policy  to Balo Wee, Itanagar and Tassar Yama of Palin village. AAPSU president Takam Tatung handed over the keys to the car owners in a simple ceremony today. Tatung also formally inaugurated the   official website of the JAJD-- www.jiyoaurjinedo.org

The guest of honour Gimi Tarak, advocate,  also delivered free motorcycle  keys to the  outstanding performers ( 2nd to 5th) in promoting micro-saving.



ITANAGAR, Jul 9: All Tatung Welfare Society (ATWS) has felicitated the student toppers of Class X and XII from among the  Tatung society in a felicitation function held here today.


Orgs formed

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: A new organization, titled, All Arunachal Pradesh Paatey (Tiger) Organisation was formed  today with Rillang Chege, Thutan Nima and Togo Rebe as president, general secretary and vice president respectively.

Another organisation, namely, All Arunachal Pradesh Unemployed Tribes Union (AAPUTU) was also formed  yesterday  with Hamu Tagu and Otem Perme as its president and general secretary.


Social works

ITANAGAR, Jul 9:  All Capital Complex Unemployed Union (ACCUU) today renovated and painted the    statue of Pehelwan situated along national highway near Itanagar. The  union  expressed gratitude to those who extended support to its social works for renovation of the structure. Meanwhile, the union appealed to the state Govt to carry out early maintenance of the Pehelwan statue for attraction of tourists in Capital Complex.


Eviction at Balijan

ITANAGAR:  Under the direction of Deputy Commissioner, Papum Pare the local administration of Balijan evicted illegal encroachers from Govt Higher Secondary School, Balijan, who encroached upon the school campus illegally. Similar types of eviction drive will be carried out in other circles of PapumPare shortly. (DIPRO)


Friendship volleyball  tourney

ITANAGAR: A Border Area Friendship Volley Ball Tournament will  begin at Hollongi from August 3. The main aim of the tournament is to promote peace and harmony along both side of Assam-Arunachal boundary area.   Winner of the trophy will  be awarded with cash amount of Rs 20,000, while Runner Up will walk away with Rs 10,000. The aspiring teams may submit their  entry on or before July 30.


Dada wins Gold in Wrestling C’ship

ITANAGAR:  Dada Riba of new Riba village, Dumporijo circle, won Gold Medal under 42 kg category in recently held   Sub-junior National Wrestling Championship -2011  at Kanyakumari, Kerala.

He was a student of Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy, Itanagar and  is presently  pursuing his study at Army Sports Institute, Pune, Maharashtra. He  has also been selected  to participate in the India Camp beginning from July 11 at Pune.


Blood Donors Day

ITANAGAR: The valedictory function of the month-long observation of World Blood Donors Day will be held at the conference hall of Directorate of Health Service, Naharlagun on July 14 next, informed Arunachal Pradesh AIDS Control Society in a release today.


Workshop on NSS

ITANAGAR: The Directorate of Economics and Statistics is organizing  a three days training workshop on 68th round National Sample Survey (NSS) in the conference hall of the directorate from July 12.


News Impact


Now animals encroach Govt infrastructure

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: Alleged  encroachment of Govt land is reported from everywhere from the state. But this time, Govt properties were encroached upon by domestic animals in Pumao circle headquarters in Tirap district.

According to All Pumao Circle Students Union (APCSU), the Pumao Circle  HQ was established 28 years ago and infrastructure like CO office cum-residence, health sub-centre, police station etc were also constructed years back.  After the 28 years of establishment, no Govt staff was posted there, except 2/3 SSA teachers at the ME school, the union claimed. The union further said that most of the infrastructures built for the circle headquarters collapsed without any sign of Govt activities. Instead of Govt staff, domestic animals of Pumao take shelter in these buildings.

Unlike other circles of the state,  Pumao  remains underdeveloped till date, the union lamented.

On the other hand 25 km  Longding-Pumao road constructed  more than a decade ago is in dilapidated condition.  The  road is going from bad to worse and  it has developed potholes and remain unfit for vehicular movement.

The Union appealed the state Govt not to belie the hopes and expectations and undo the gross injustice inflicted upon the Pumao people by making the circle HQ functional for all practical purposes.


Kaso inaugurates Govt primary school

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: MLA Techi Kaso has inaugurated the Govt Primary School,  I G Park Forest Colony as chief guest today.  

Papum Pare DDSE T T Tara  and Social forestry DFO Kenjum  Rina attended the inaugural function as guest of honour and special guest respectively. The chief guest advised the gathering to maintain discipline as good citizen  and nurture their children in right direction. He also called upon the youths to avoid bad habit like drug use.

While responding to six-point memorandum,  the MLA assured to look into the  demands for development of the sector.


VHAAP blood donation

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: The Voluntary Health Association of Arunachal Pradesh led by Dr. Biman Natung has organized blood donation camp at RKM Hospital today where they have donated 23 units of blood in the hospital.  

The RKM authorities said that it is the highest ever donation made by any voluntary organization in current year. The authority of hospital has appreciated the VHAAP for the noble venture. The hospital authorities have given certificates to all donors. The venture was sponsored by APSACS Naharlagun.


Union against opium

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: All Ozakho Students’ Union (AOSU) appealed to the Ozakho villagers to desist themselves from taking opium and its selling.

The students union in its recent meeting held at the residence of the chief of the village appealed to the villagers to invest their money in educating their child to make their future bright instead of spending it on opium consumption.

It informed that a campaign against opium and unauthorized selling of Indian made foreign liquor was conducted in the village and also framed strict rules to prevent easy access of those items.  The ASM and Chief of Ozakho also addressed the meeting and assured their support and cooperation to the union in their move to make the village alcohol and drugs free.

The meeting was attended by the villagers, panchayat and public leaders, youths and students of Ozakho.


Claims over school encroachment

ITANAGAR, Jul 9: The parent body of Govt. M.E school Mani, in a release, strongly reacted to the press statement given by All Papum Pare District Student Union (APPDSU) regarding encroachment of the school boundary which was published in local dailies few days back.

Welcoming the initiative of the district students’ union and its interest to solve the encroachment of school land of the entire Papum Pare district, the president of Doimukh branch GB Association as well as GB of Mani village, who is also vice chairman of the school managing and development committee (SMDC) said that APPDSU should have visited the spot and consulted with panchayat leaders, GB and SMDC members to find out the real fact of the allegation before going to the press.

It appealed to the student union to have spot verification and discuss the issue with the members of SMDC, panchayat leaders, GB and intellectuals of the village to find out the ground reality.

It also refuted the allegations of physical assault on headmistress and attempt of burning down the school building. “It is purely false and fabricated story told to the students union by the headmistress,” the release said.

It is pertinent to mention here that APPDSU has decided to take up the encroachment issue in the larger interest of the school and students community of the school.

Besides, the present headmistress has fixed the admission fee ranging from Rs. 3000 to Rs. 5000 for old and new admission which is serious violation of Right to Education Act and direction of the sate Govt. for free education, the release claimed and appealed to the students union to take up the issue seriously.

It also questioned conduction of two types of examination in a single sitting. in the school.

Meanwhile, APPDSU informed that it has held a threadbare discussion with the School Managment and Development  Committee (SMDC) yesterday at the residence of the SMDC chairman. It was mutually agreed by both the parties in the meeting that the School Managing & Development Committee would further initiate to amicably solve the school land dispute.

The settlement would be made as per the official school map of 1996 within short period of time without hampering school activities.

However, it was also agreed that the APPDSU would take its own course of action if the SMDC fails to solve it within the expected time period.

APPDSU further clarified its stand that the union was not interested in the personal issues of the teaching staffs of the school and locality. The only agenda of the union is to save the school land from the illegal encroachment and create an environment within the school campus that is conducive for teaching and learning.

The Union further cautioned that any political interference or politicizing the issue will be viewed seriously.

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