June  26



The cash reward of  Rs 10 lakhs announced by the Arunachal Pradesh Police for giving information or clue leading to arrest of the assailant/s of Tongam Rina, Associate Editor of The Arunachal Times still stands. The identity of the informer/s will be kept secret.  The informer/s may contact Capital SP at tele. numbers : 09436040006




Meritorious students felicitated

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The XII-Pakke-Kessang Intellectual Forum (XII PIF) has felicitated two meritorious students from Pakke-Kessang assembly constituency, who have excelled in this year’s CBSE/ICSE Class X and XII examinations in a simple but impressive function on June 23. The names of the students are Master Tadh TokCamdir, class XII (Sc) and Master Raj Nabum, Class X.

Recognizing the contribution made by the non-APST people in the interior area, the Forum has also decided to felicitate one non APST student each from class-X and XII from this year. Accordingly, one student from VKV Seijosa securing 100% points in the Class X examination was felicitated.

The Forum also felicitated Er. KatungWahge, a local denizen from the Seijosa area, in recognition of his meritorious service to the people of the area in particular and the state in general as well as for being promoted to the post of Chief Engineer, (Co-ordination and Vigilance), PWD.

Senior officers, officials, public and student leaders among others attended the felicitation program.


ABSU observes union’s ‘martyr day’

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: All Bogong Student’s Union (ABSU) observed the 20th death anniversary of Late OnyokMoyong, who was killed in a police firing during the Union’s 48 bandh on June 25, 1993.

This day is observed as ‘Martyr Day’ of the Union every year.

The present and former ABSU members paid floral tribute to the statue of late Onyok and observed two minutes silence to pray for his eternal peace.


Union reiterates lack of subject teacher

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: Reiterating non availability of senior teachers in Govt. Hr Secondary Schools, Muri Mugli and Ligu, the All Nyishi Students’ Union, Upper Subansiri unit (ANSU-USU) has urged upon the state government for immediate posting of subject teachers in the schools.

In a release, the union informed that since the school was upgraded in the year 2010, no session of Class X and XII ever took place in the school because of the absence of subject teacher.

And the students are not getting admission in Daporijo Hr. Sec School either as it is already overcrowded, it said.

Meanwhile also appealing the Upper Subansiri District administration and the local MLAs to take up the issue seriously, it further warned of launching democratic movement if the demand is not fulfilled.


Achievers felicitated

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The All Sagalee Dopum Charitable Society (ASDCS) organized a felicitation programme for the achievers of the society yesterday at Nirjuli.

The felicitated included the newly elected Anchal Samity Member (Parang) Ngurang Takap Tarang, Engineer Ngurang Naga and in the field of academic achievement for 2012-13 Ngurang Pania who secured 78.4% in class XII Science and Ngurang Eliza (74%) in Class X.


Award sought for a brave heart

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The Dari Area Students’ Union (DASU has appealed the governor to nominate Chilli Zirdo, a 15 year old boy, to nominate him with a bravery award.

On May 26 last, when a massive fire broke out at Zirdo village in West Siang district and gutted down five houses, Zirdo saved Yabom Zirdo, a 75 year old blind woman from the fire.

Such good deed by the youths should be encouraged by the state and nation as a whole, said the union.


DC flags off educational tour prog

PASIGHAT, Jun 25: The five days educational tour of school students of various schools under East Siang district was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner RK Mishra today in presence of DDSE TaniTalom, SSA functionaries and education officers of the district.

The 60-member team led by OlakRatan, SSA Gender Coordinator, two BRCCs and one lady teacher will be taken to various places in Assam and Meghalaya.

The tour is organized under SSA/RTW, 2013 by East Siang Education Department. DIPRO


School excursion team flagged-off

BOMDILA, Jun 25: Students exposure tour to Guwahati was flagged-off this morning in a simple function here at Bomdila by Deputy Commissioner AK Singh.

Altogether, 42 students of class VI-VIII from the various government schools of the district are taking part in the tour.

The 4-day excursion was sponsored by SarvaShikshaAbhiyaan under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe quota.

Flagging off the team, Singh opined that such opportunities provide platform for meaningful exposure and facilitates for knowing and seeing new places and learning new things. He appreciated central government for such noble schemes which enables the children to know the world around them and asked the students to take full advantage of the opportunity. DIPRO


GSU appeals for addressing students' problem

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: Galo Students’ Union (GSU) has appealed to the higher authority of education department to address the various academic problems of student community at the earliest.

Highlighting the pathetic condition of various school buildings and hostels, including one at heart of Aalo Township, GSU, in a release lamented that the authority did not take up renovation/repairing work despite the matter was informed to the education minister through memorandum in October, 2012. It alleged that the higher authority of the department turned a deaf ear to union's repeated demands for early redressal of the students' problems and grievances.

While giving details of teacher distribution in various schools under Likabali, Aalo East, Aalo West, Tirbin ,Liromoba blocks, GSU claimed that most of the schools in those areas had been running without required teacher which has adversely affected the academic studies of students.

Reminding the Education Minister of his assurances, GSU urged him to inspect all those schools to take stock of the situation and have first hand knowledge on the problems faced by those schools.


Subject teachers sought in all institutions under 18th Palin Chambang Assembly Constituency

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The All Palin Chambang Yangte Gangte Tarak & Langdi Students’ Union (APCYGTSU) has urged the Director, School Education to post subject teachers in all the schools of 18th Palin Chambang Assembly Constituency.

In a letter submitted to the Director, school education, the union stated, since two decades the entire institution under the constituency i.e., Govt. Secondary School Yangte, Govt. Sceondary School Chambang, Govt. Secondary School Lumba is running without subject teachers, especially Maths, Science, English and Hindi.


Health camp at Ayeng village

PASIGHAT, Jun 25: In view of the reported fever and increasing jaundice cases at Mebo area, a health camp was organized at Ayeng village.

Over 50 patients suffering from various ailments were treated in the camp. Blood samples were collected from the patients and testing done on the spot for malaria. Though no cases of malaria were diagnosed doctor did not rule out dengue. However, majority of the patients were found suffering from viral fever. Medicines were also provided to the patients free of cost.

The camp was organized under initiative of AyengAnchalSamity member with the help and guidance of District Medical Officer Dr. Dubom Bagra. DIPRO


Kangyur festival gets underway at Lhagyala monastery

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The month-long Kangyur festival got underway at the premises of Lhagyala monastery in Kalaktang of West Kameng district today. A host of monks and nuns are participating in the recitation of Kangyur at the main Kangyur hall of the monastery.

Kangyur text consisting 108 volumes is the prime deliverance of Lord Buddha, said RinchinDondup, former director, Karmik and Adhyatmik Affairs cum chairman of organizing committee, Kangyur Festival Lhagyala, 2013.

It is recited by the monks and nuns in most of the prominent monasteries of all Buddhist inhabited areas, he added.   

It is believed that the recitation of Kangyur brings peace and tranquility in the society and also wards off natural calamities, epidemics, famine in the region.


An obituary

ROING, Jun 25: All the officers and members of the staff of Deputy Commissioner, Lower Dibang Valley District, Roing has mourned the sudden demise of Abing Apum (57), Political Interpreter Grd-III, Roing who died on June 23 last at District Hospital, Roing due to illness.  The members observed two minutes silence in the office premises of Deputy Commissioner, Roing yesterday to expressed their deep sorrow and grief to the sudden and premature death of Late Apum. They also prayed almighty God for eternal peace of the departed soul.

Late Abing was appointed as PI on 2004 and served the state government for nine years as PI. DIPRO


Death mourned

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The officials and staff of Directorate of Health Services (DHS) have mourned the demise of Anil Ch Bora who passed away today.

Late Bora was driver with DHS.

Offering condolences to the bereaved family members, it further prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.


Sub-centre inaugurated

YINGKIONG Jun 25: Sub-Centre of Simong village was inaugurated by Upper Siang district Deputy Commissioner Liyon Borang in presence of HoDs, Officials, GBs and Public Leaders today.

While inaugurating the function Borang encouraged the villagers to reap the benefit of newly created Sub-Centre for needy people. He also cautions the public to keep the Sub-Centre with proper care. The DC also sought public cooperation for timely completion of trans highway in the district.

The DMO Dr. Kaling Dai and ZPM Yingkiong Bading Teng also spoke on the occasion. DIPRO


New DC posted in insurgency-hit Tirap district

TIRAP, Jun  25: Kamlesh Joshi has joined as the Deputy Commissioner of insurgency-hit Tirap district on yesterday. He took charges from Longding Deputy Commissioner Shilpa Shinde who was holding the additional charges of Tirap district.

Prior to his joining at Khonsa, Joshi was serving as the ADC of Namsai in Lohit district. This is his first posting as DC.

Meanwhile, the people of Tirap district have welcomed the new DC  and hoped that the new incumbent Deputy Commissioner would carry forward the new and innovative ventures initiated by former Deputy Commissioner. DIPRO


B.Com results out

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) has declared the results of B.Com first, second and third year (both pass and honors) examinations held in April-May this year, according to a University notification.

A total of 83 candidates appeared in B.Com third year (Hons) examination out of which 79 have been declared passed.  The pass percentage stood at 97.53. Result of one candidate has been withheld.

In B.Com third year (pass), a total of 80 candidates appeared in the examination, out of which 69 have been declared passed putting the pass percentage at 88.46 . In B.Com second year (Hons) examination, out of the total 199 candidates appeared, 147 have been declared passed (75%). In B.Com second year (pass) examination, 160 candidates out of 348 appeared have been declared passed (62.05 %).

A total of 645 candidates appeared in B.Com first year examination, out of which 345 have been declared passed  with a pass percentage of 64.37.

A college-wise results showed that Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat and Indira Gandhi Govt. College, Tezu came up with best performance with cent percent pass percentage in B.Com third year (Hons) followed by Don Bosco College, Itanagar (96.15%), Dera Natung Govt College, Itanagar (95.66), Donyi Polo Govt. College, Kamki (87.5).  The  results are subject to modification or correction if any error is detected subsequently, said a RGU release.





345 days have passed. The culprits involved in the July 15 attack on The Arunachal Times associate editor Tongam Rina are still at large. 


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Symposium on bandh culture

Bandh call not a right tool for solution to grievances’

Staff Reporter

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: Majority of the intellectuals and representatives from prominent organizations of the state today raised their voice against bandh calls in Arunachal Pradesh saying menace of bandh culture should be nipped in the bud to ensure rapid progress of this strategic Himalayan state.  Expressing their thought provoking opinion in a day-long symposium on the topic “Bandh: Emerging culture of Protest” organized jointly here by the Arunachal Citizen’s Rights (ACR) and the Arunachal Press Club (APC)  today, most of the  participants are of the view that bandh calls hit the life of common masses and hamper the economy of the state.

In his key note address the Acting Chairperson of ACR Taring Mama stated that the legality and necessity of bandh calls are a topic of intense debate while the proponents of bandhs advocate that they use it as last resort when petitions and prayers to the government fail. Marked illegal by the Constitution, it disturbs livelihood, education and transportation in the society with added risk of violent  activities and communal unrest, he said adding still Arunachal Pradesh practices the unlawful bandhs, of which 43 have been done from 2009 till date.

“I’m very concerned about bandhs.It is a matter to be thought about and dealt with,” stated Hegio Aruni, the Chief  Councillor  of Itanagar Municipality who was the guest of honour. Difficulties in students’ academic career and disturbance in district level medical services due to bandhs were the topics of discussion by Aruni.

The Chief Guest of the symposium Tamo Mibang, RGU VC supported the Gandhian methods of protest and stated that all societies have problems and as a late starter in education and economic development, we have our own fair share, to which we should adjust and overcome. However he also questioned the credibility of the bandhs and further stated that the bandhs are seldom peaceful and hardly fulfill anything. He also recommended orientations for the youth, especially in educational institutes.

In his speech, Nani Bath (Associate Professor, RGU) stated that democracy arrived in our state when the people had more or less no idea about modern politics and were not adequately educated, thus causing a political vacuum, existing till date, of which various unions are taking advantage of, mostly in forms of bandhs. While in the past, bandhs actually connected with the grievances of the people, today, consumerism has directed it towards self demands and needs. He advised for the complete restructuring of the education system and the student unions to not involve school students in their endeavors. He also discouraged the discrimination of organizations as a “bigger” or “smaller” one.

He further stated that the political parties’ activities are dormant in the true sense of political science and only during the elections do they spring back into life, and the various multitude of organizations take advantage of their “absence”, causing bandhs, which “pave the way” for future political figures in our state.

In order to curb bandhs, the things necessary according to him were active action by the state govt., the “true” freedom of press, seizure of political interference in the judiciary and executive and finally, a strong society.  Biru Nasi, General Secretary, AAPSU said that bandhs are the way to address the grievances of the society who do not fight their own wars, thus, leading to the rise of the various organizations, who indiscriminatingly fight for the society like unpaid soldiers, and will continue to do so. He further mentioned that while not everyone may be the same, there are many out there for societal causes.

“Prejudice and assumption will hamper the state’s development” said Souparna Lahiri, a  renowned social and environmental activist from  Delhi. He stated that bandhs are a form of civil disobedience and can only be successful with informed public and its’ support, without any enforcement or violence.

Advocate Sunil Mow,  of Human Rights Law Network, said that the bandhs violate the people’s fundamental rights and the unions should find an alternate way to protest, other than the “bandh way”, which is considered “illegal and unconstitutional” by the  court. He additionally said that the people have the right to protest if grievances are unchecked, albeit in a peaceful manner, as rules are the same for everybody and must not be broken.

The capital DC, Sanjay Goel, admitted that deficiencies in the governance lead to aspirations of the people not being met, leading to unrest amongst them. However, bandhs should be considered as a last resort, after all other “better” methods like dharnas and sit-outs have been exhausted. Of the platter of unions in the state, any bandh call, without any credibility should not be entertained and it’s the fear in the minds of the people which makes the bandhs come  on its way which ironically hamper the society more than helping it, the thing it was originally supposed to do. He further requested the media to think twice before publishing bandh call news as it strikes unnecessary fear in the people’s hearts. He also requested the unions to discuss the issues with the administration before taking the unnecessary bandh as a step, solving nothing.

Samudra Gupta Kashyap, a senior journalist from Guwahati, utilized plenty of puns in his speech calling Assam as “Bandh Pradesh” and the birthplace of bandhs and AASU (All Assam Students’ Union) as it’s mother. He supported the media for carrying out news and announcements of bandhs as its better to keep the masses ready before hand rather than keeping them stranded in the dark and more than often jeopardizing their fundamental rights. However, he did remind everyone of the fact that bandhs are unconstitutional and illegal and some use it to gain media attention and build political careers, and these attempts should be nipped in the bud.

Dr Amiya Sharma (Executive director, Rashtriya GrameenVikash Nidhi), in his speech focused on the poor strata of the society, saying that the likes of the daily wage earners and govt. school students suffered the most and that day of bandh may not be much to the higher classes but it can be a heavy load for them. In AP, the total income of the state in a day is about 24 cr. Thus, causing a loss of 24 cr. in every day a bandh is called. He further criticized bandhs as a hindrance to the overall development of the state in every aspect. The  first session of the  symposium was moderated by Padmashree Mamang Dai.

Leaders from political parties, intellectuals and representative of the various organizations and students and media persons were present on the occasion.



CM asks CS to review disaster preparedness

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: In view of the recent devastating natural disaster in Uttrakhand, Chief Minister NabamTuki has asked the Chief Secretary (CS) to review state’s disaster preparedness to face any eventuality.

The Chief Minister appealed to the citizens to come forward to build a disaster resilient state by abiding by the building and construction norms. He advised people not to build houses in low lying, flood and disaster prone areas and avoid choking of terrains and approach roads so that the teams for rescue and relief operation can reach the disaster sites immediately during emergency.

He further emphasized that the State being in the seismic zone V, utmost care has to be taken so that fragile land is not disturbed by earth cutting and seismically unsafe buildings. He further appealed citizens to maintain cleanliness to make the state free from diseases and epidemic.

It has also been advised that no pucca construction should be started in and around the urban areas where building byelaws are in force without the approval of building plans. Buildings must be constructed only as per plans approved by the competent authority, he said adding that no building should be planned or constructed without making earthquake resistant provision and ensuring stability of slope prior to according building permission.  The Chief Secretary directed all Deputy Commissioner and concern HODs to take all precautionary measures in advance and also to prepare for handling situation that may happen in case of any minor, medium or major disaster. The Departments/ agencies have been asked to activate control rooms and ensure maintenance of essential service, power lines, surface transport, telecommunication, ensure proper stocking and placement of essential commodities, bufferstocks, drinking water, medicines. They have also been instructed to prepare search, rescue, evacuation teams and damage assessment teams and to generate awareness among the common masses.



Tuki presses I&B ministry for PIB centre in Arunachal

NEW DELHI, Jun 25: Chief Minister NabamTuki has appealed to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India for early establishment of a Press Information Bureau (PIB) Media Centre at Itanagar.

Tuki met Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Manish Tewari at New Delhi today and discussed in length issues regarding information and broadcasting in the state. The PIB Media Centre at Itanagar was approved in principle last year by the then Union Minister of I & B, AmbikaSoni on a request of the Chief Minister.  

While reiterating the commitment of the State Government towards providing better infrastructure facilities for journalists of the state, Tuki stressed for a state of the art media centre with high end communication facilities.

“The Government must create an environment conducive to better reporting facilities for journalists. Only then, the larger constitutional objective of ensuring the freedom of the press would be realised in totality,” he observed.

Tewari assured the CM that he would take up the matter on priority.

The Chief Minister also requested Tewari for establishment of a Films Division Centre in the state for promoting the rich cultural tradition of the diverse populace of Arunachal Pradesh. He further sought Tewari’s intervention for strengthening the Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) and All India Radio (AIR) Centres at Itanagar. He pointed that both the centres are facing financial and manpower deficit issues which need to be addressed immediately.  The issue of increasing the coverage of DDK to different parts of the state was also discussed.

Tuki also held several rounds of discussions separately with B.K Chaturvedi, Member Planning Commission, and R.S Gujral, Secretary, Ministry of Finance regarding several important developmental issues of the state.



Sex racket busted in Capital

Staff Reporter

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: In a commendable work by the state’s maiden women police station here, 10 people running sex racket in beauty parlours were arrested yesterday.

A team led by Naharlagun SDPO J Basar, Nirjuli PS SI T Habung along with Lady SI N Angu and Lady Constables Y Belo, I Devi and N Thongdok from Woman Police Station, Itanagar raided  B N Beauty Parlour and Elisa Beauty Parlour at Nirjuli and Khusboo Beauty Parlour at Naharlagun in a planned manner and made the arrests. The arrestees include two men and a 14 year old minor girl.

“The action was followed by repeated complaints by the Bazaar Welfare Committees,” confirmed OC  Women PS Chukhu Nanu Bui. Police seized condoms and mobile phones also.

“All the arrests were made in Unisex Beauty Parlours that ran flesh trade in the garb of offering massage service to the clients,” the OC further informed.



No illegality committed’

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: While reacting to the demands of Arunachal Law Students Union (ALSU) for cancellation of appointment of joint director (agriand allied), the Rural Development department today said that no illegality has been committed as no appointment was made against any vacancy. “It is temporary internal arrangement made by the Govt out of exigency since creation of new post is banned,” the  RD department director  said  in a clarification. The organization should appreciate of Govt step for running the department and trying to improve performance without giving any extra burden on state exchequer, it said.

Lot of difficulties has been experienced in vetting of agri-hort proposals in the past while dealing with the subject matter owning to absence of a subject expert at the directorate level. In view of this the department of RD sought for approval of the Government for attachment of an officer from line department and subsequently based on the approval of horticulture department, an officer was attached with the directorate, the  RD director further said.  The officer is drawing the  salary and other allowances from the parent department (department of horticulture) without any extra remuneration from his directorate.  Further, the  release said, it is sub-judiced matter and hence continuation of his service in the RD department or cancellation of the order shall depend upon the outcome of the verdict of the high court, the release added.



AAPSU Fact Finding Panel submits report

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: The eight-member fact finding committee on NERIST issue headed by AAPSU finance secretary Suraj Tayam has submitted its report/reco-mmendations to the director in-charge of NERIST in presence of registrar today.

The Fact Finding Committee (FFC)found that out of 12 demands of the NEA, demand for regularization 21  contractual employees and implementation of old pension scheme for NERIST employees are very urgent.  The FFC of the AAPSU strongly urged the NERIST director to treat this report as ultimatum and fulfill these genuine demands within a time frame of 30 days in order to avoid any future  course of action by AAPSU.

Rest of the demands may be solved through mutual dialogue and negotiation between institute authority and Employees Association, the Committee observed.

Giving details of its findings, the committee report said “record reveals that 21 persons were appointed by the Institute on first come first serve basis and the contract appointments were necessitated for smooth functioning as the Institute had attained the status of Deemed University in 2005. The report further said a committee was constituted on August 10, 2009 under the chairmanship of Prof. R K. Das which recommended for huge additional manpower. Further, a committee was also constituted in November 2010, to consider regularization of contract employees. As per the minutes of the committee, it was noted that out of 400 sanctioned posts, existing employees are 362 and 31 posts were shown vacant excluding the post of Registrar, Dy. Registrar, Executive Engineer, AWS, Assistant Registrar and two medical officers. The com¬mittee further noted that there is 45 per cent reservation of APST in Group C & D posts out of which the APST has only 5.2  per cent. The committee after taking into consideration in all as¬pects, recommended for regularization of 23 contract employees including the medical officer on contract, the FFC said in its report.

The filling up of reserved post by unreserved category is disgusting, the  report said adding AAPSU registered its strong protest  against “gross violation of constitutional provisions on reservation of jobs for SC/ST.” It also pointed out a series of letter received by the institute from the Ministry concerned for filling up of backlog reserved vacancies of SC/ ST. However the Institute has not acted on these and those letters are gathering dust despite vigorous democratic movement by employees for its implementation in toto, the FFC claimed. Thus the complicacy situation is created by the authority themselves, the Committee said.

On old Pension Scheme for NERIST Employees, the FFC said that with the approval of the BOM, the institute had issued an order No. RR-19(75)/BoM/2013, dated 26th April 2013 for adoption and implementation of old pension schemes at NERIST. However, all of a sudden, the Institute withdrew the said order, it said. The BOM is the highest decision making authority of the Institute and it is duty of the Institute’s authority to see that the decision of the BoM are implemented in letter and spirit and without fail, the FFC report said. The onus now lies on the Institute authority to implement old pension schemes at NERIST without further delay. Two months time from the date of issue of this letter is given to the Institute authority for addressing the pension issues, it said.



Lohit Youth Library Annual awards for activists

Jeenamsi and Deep emerge outstanding reader

ITANAGAR, Jun 25: VT-AWIC Youth Library Network announced their annual honours covering 34 reader-activists from Tezu and Wakro.

Jeenamsi Ngadong of APNE Library, Wakro and Deep Das of Bamboosa Library, Tezu are the Outstanding Library Reader–Activists of the Year 2012-13. The awards for activists, who are mostly students ranging from class 7 to 12, are in recognition of their spirited efforts to promote the joy of reading among the youth of  Lohit, Anjaw and Dibang Valley regions of the state.

The awards honor exceptional library activism and are bestowed upon young In-charges responsible for daily functioning of the library, reading campaign enthusiasts, vacation mini-library I/cs, creative writers and artists, ‘green volunteers’ involved in plantation activities and very regular library readers.  

This year’s awardee JeenamsiNgadong, now a class 9 student, is a dedicated leader of APNE Library for the last 3 years. She is also a gifted writer, with many articles published in various magazines to her credit and a trainer in skits and poetry recitation.

Deep Das, the other awardee, is the Asstt. Library I/c of Bamboosa Library, and a spirited trainer of skits. Both are recipients of the Librarian of the Year award by AWIC New Delhi. The other awardees include MosamluManyu, vacation mini-library activist, creative writers BialuKri and KishaluKri and Green volunteer BithemMarai. The Green Volunteer award, started this year, is to recognize initiatives to promote a green environment in the neighbourhood and eco-friendly practices among students.

The awards will be given away during the 6th Annual Day celebrations of the Lohit Youth Library Network at Tezu on July 14.



Pre-recruitment training for unemployed youths

Changlang, June 25: The District Administration Changlang is leaving no stone unturned to curve the problem of unemployment in the district.

Eying on the special recruitment for Assam Rifles for 41 seats which is going to be conducted next month the District Administration organized pre-recruitment training at general ground Changlang by inviting ITBP personnel on June 6 last. The ITBP team with forty members headed by Vipin Kumar, would train the youth till July 6 next.

A total of 105 aspiring candidates from different villages have been successfully given pre-recruitment training out which 76 candidates were declared fit to be inducted into Indian army or any Para-military Forces.

In order to provide opportunity to hundred percent un-employed youth of the district Deputy Commissioner Changlang Chanchal Yadav is personally inviting youth from remote circles and far flung areas through the Administrative Officers, Panchayat Leaders, Goan Burahs, public Leaders and government employees and every other possible means so that no aspiring candidates as left out from taking benefits of the training as well as the special recruitment. The District Administration is targeting to fill maximum posts from Changlang in the coming special recruitment.

In order to provide proper guidance and information on jobs in time the District Administration has opened Career Guidance Cell at DoTC building, Changlang where the aspiring candidates are provided with all information on applying for job and choosing ones career as well as study materials for preparation. The Career Guidance cell disseminates information immediately through SMS despite in writings through different media. Apart from that a Notice Board has been fixed in the heart of the town where all the advertisements on jobs are displayed immediately for better convenience of the youth.  Further they are providing 24 hours counseling service to the youth on any job related information over phone. DIPRO

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Violence against women

More than a third of women worldwide are affected by physical or sexual violence, many at the hands of an intimate partner, according to a new United Nations report that offers guidelines to help countries respond to this global epidemic.

The report, 'Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence', represents the first systematic study of global data on the prevalence of violence against women - both by partners and non-partners.

Some 35 per cent of all women will experience either intimate partner or non-partner violence, according to the report, which was released by the UN World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council.

It also finds that intimate partner violence is the most common type of violence against women, affecting 30 per cent of women worldwide, according to a WHO news release.

"These findings send a powerful message that violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions," said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan. "We also see that the world's health systems can and must do more for women who experience violence."

The report details the impact of violence on the physical and mental health of women and girls, ranging from broken bones to pregnancy-related complications, mental problems and impaired social functioning.

Fear of stigma prevents many women from reporting non-partner sexual violence, the survey finds. Other barriers to data collection include the fact that fewer countries collect this data than information about intimate partner violence, and that many surveys of this type of violence employ less sophisticated measurement approaches than those used in monitoring intimate partner violence.

The study highlights the need for all sectors to work together to eliminate tolerance for violence against women and to better support women who experience it. New WHO guidelines, launched with the report, aim to help countries improve their health sector's capacity to respond to the problem.