ABVP conduct dental camp
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) organized a two days dental
check up and blood grouping camp along with Seva Bharati at Dera Natung Govt. College
Chief guest of the programme, Dr, Byabang Rana highly appreciated ABVP for organizing
such important camp and other welfare activities in the state. Dr. Rana also praised
Dr. Pratibha Athavale, resource person of the camp, for working fearlessly for the
welfare of tribal community in the state. He informed that Dr. Athavale has been
regularly visiting the state even at the age of 56 since last 10 years.
Vice principal of the college T Tamuk also highly appreciated Dr. Athavale for conducting
the camp in the college which immensely helped the students and other participants.
State ABVP secretary Jayant Saikia highlighted about the aims and objective and various
activities undertaken by ABVP since its birth.
15th Parish Day of Holy Rosary Church at Palin celebrated
PALING, Nov 1: ‘Respect and honor the Priests and Nuns for they stand in between
God and Humans,’ said Tok Buttum, President, Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Union (APCU)
while attending a Parish day Celebration at Holy Rosary Parish, Palin on Oct 31.
Around 2000 delegates from Palin, Chambang and Tali attended the celebration.
Buttum who is the chief guest of the programme said, ‘the priests and nuns in the
Catholic Church are mediator in between Humans and God. They stand in between you
and plead to God for all of you”. He said “The Catholic Church is like huge River
that always keeps on flowing and will never run dry. The big river keeps on flowing,
but the small rivers may run dry. If you are in the Catholic Church you are in the
right place. Give faith to your children other than gold, silver, money and wealth.
Teach one another about peace”.
On identity he said, ‘always maintain your identity. Language is the main cultural
identity of any society. Therefore always speak Nyishi which is your mother tongue’.
The guest of honour, Taw Tabin the Secretary of APCU highlighted about the activities
of APCU. ‘I am delighted to see all your faces and I gratefully thank you for this
reason of your being presence”, he said.
He also testified about the power of the Holy Rosary. He has practically seen the
power of the Holy Rosary when it was put over the body of a person that was possessed
by spirit. The person went to unconscious state the moment the Rosary was put into
her body. Immediately spirit left her and the person came back to her senses.
He said that St Peter was the first Pope. Benedict 16 who is the present Pope, is
the 265th Pope starting from St. Peter one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus.
Later both President and Secretary distributed Holy Rosaries to all the faithful
of the Church and urged them to say the Rosary Prayers always.
Tunar Tara one of the senior most members of the Catholic Church of Palin area narrated
about the history of the Church at Palin right from 1972.
Soon after the visit of Rt. Rev. Hubert Rosario, the Arch Bishop of Shillong along
with Rev. Fr. CC Jose in 1988, the Government of Arunachal Pradesh gave permission
for construction of a Parish Church. The Church grew to its fullness in the year
1992 with a full time appointed Priest, Rev. Fr. T J Francis. The new Palin Church
now Holy Rosary Church, was constructed under his guidance with much difficulties.
In the same Year the Sisters of Missionaries of Charities (MC) belonging to Mother
Teresa Congregation established at Palin and thus continue to serve the poor and
down trodden people of the area, he narrated.
He further said in past 3 decades Church also has grown from one mother Church at
Rakso village to a total of 29 Churches in all three areas. There are 12 Churches
at Palin, 9 Churches at Chambang and 8 churches at Tali Circle.
Earlier, the program started with Eucharistic celebrations lead by Rev. Fr. Francis
Tinglung, the Parish Priest of Holy Rosary Parish of Palin.
Along with colorful cultural items, a felicitation program was conducted where every
dignitary were gifted with colorful presentations. Among the dignitaries many officers,
elders, general public, students and religious were present. Children from MC Sisters
stole the hearts of many spectators with their innocent orphanage dances.
Second phase Group ’D’ staff training prog begins
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: In view of the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh decision for up-gradation
of the Pay Scale of Group’D’ employees from their existing group ‘D’ Pay Band –IS
of Rs. 4440+Rs.7,440+ Grade Pay of Rs.1300 PM only to Group ‘C’ Pay Band of Rs.5200/-
+ 20,200+ Grade pay of Rs.1800 per month in acceptance of the 6th CPC Recommendation,
Administrative Training Institute of the Govt. have started imparting “Mass Re-Training
Programme” for all categories of Group ‘D’ employees serving under AP Civil Secretariat
administration, Itanagar and other Heads of Departments including few district administration.
The duration of this Re-training Programme is designed for 3(three) days each and
it covers a wide range of topics on Office Procedures & Office Management/ Duties
& Responsibilities of Group D Staff/ Conduct Rules/ Computer Awareness/ Office Record
Management/ Basic Knowledge on Handling of Photo Copier Machines/ Fax/ Telephones
etc. by Group D staff/ Managing Personal life including health & hygiene/ Dak receipts/
Registration/ Distribution of dak & Tips of Departmental security/ Good Governance-
our role/ Pension & Retirement Benefits/ Leave Rules/ Filing Syste,/ Stress Management
at Work Place etc.
Earlier, ATI have already completed imparting of aforesaid Re-trainings to more that
234 Group ‘D’ employees of AP Civil Secretariat Administration, Itanagar including
45 Group ‘D’ employees of Tax & Excise Department during the month of June/10 to
August/10 comprising of more than 9 (nine) batches consisting of 30 (thirty) participants
in each batch.
As a part of on-going Mass-Re-training Programme of Group ‘D’ employees, ATI have
taken-up the 2nd phase of Group’D’ Re-training Programme for the HoDs & commenced
the 1st batch of this second phase Group’D’ training programme for 22 Group ‘D’employees
of UD & Housing, 8 Nos. from Cooperation Department & another 6 Nos. from the Department
of Audit & Pension/ Small Savings/ PSC etc. w.e.f 1st to 3rd November.
While inaugurating the Training Programme Director (TRG) Pema Tshetan reminded the
participants that it indeed a major decision of the Govt. to extend the benefits
of 6th CPC recommendation to all the eligible group ‘D’ employees serving in the
state and at the same time to give them the opportunity to re-orient themselves with
various office rules and procedures, their role in Good Governance & to enhance their
knowledge and skill. The Director therefore urged the participants to be sincere
and hard working for the betterment of their department in particular and over all
welfare of the State. The Course Coordinator of the Programme T. Lodo, submitted
a brief highlight of the course content & urged the participants to take full advantage
of the Training Pgrogramme.
Pathe Marik, Asstt. Director (TRG) extended the vote of thanks & equally requested
them to work with higher motivation.
U-19 Inter Club Ranking T20 Tournament begins
UCCC win tournament opener
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: United Capital Cricket Club (UCCC), Itanagar won the Under-19 Inter
Club Ranking Tournament (T20) opener at Naharlagun cricket ground defeating Poyupaga
Cricket Club, Mengio by 36 runs.
In another match of the day, Popum Poma Cricket Club, Balijan tasted defeat at the
hands of Jaryir Cricket Club, Likabali. Significantly, the teams batting first emerged
winners in both matches.
Although they lost the toss, United Capital Cricket Club were put to bat first by
the rival camp, to exploit the morning dews. But, the United CCC taking the home
advantage backed by cheering crowds could somehow manage to score a decent total
The hosts, however, received early blow with both of its opener–Sohail Hussain and
Takar–easily falling prey to strong opposition pace attack. Sohail threw his wicket
to only second ball of the innings for naught when his off-stump was uprooted by
an inswinger from Kara Bozoom. Takar (2) also returned back to the pavilion in the
next over after being clean bowled by the same bowler.
However, with scintillating performance from its middle order bats, including skipper
Vijay Chiji, who scored valuable 35 runs off 26 balls and remained not out, and Toko
Robin (40 off 43) managed to take the team past 100-runs mark. For Poyupaga CC, Techi
Koyo and Kara Bozoom claimed two wickets apiece.
Chasing the victory target of 118, Poyupaga could score only 81runs losing 8 wickets.
Excepting Techi Dui (19) and Techi Doria (10), none of their batsmen could reach
the double-figure mark.
United captain Vijay, who also claimed a vital wicket, was adjudged the man of the
In the second match of the day, Jaryir Cricket Club, Likabali clinched a 47-run win
over their rivals Popum Poma Cricket Club, Balijan.
Batting first after winning the toss, the Jaryir side, facing disciplined bowling
attack from Popum Poma, could manage to bring their team’s total to 97 runs, losing
nine wickets. Jaryir’s skipper Nyicbom Ngomle was the lone batman to score double-digit
(15 off 19 deliveries). Popum Poma Gollo Sarah took three wickets while Nabam Kama
and Tad Youp claimed two wickets each.
In the reply, Popum Poma side could reach the half-century mark and were all out
in 18th over. All their batsmen were sent back to the pavilion cheaply before they
settled at the crease. Jaryir’s skipper N Ngomle, who performed nicely with both
bat and ball, was adjudged man of the match.
Habung Gambo Marg
ITANAGAR, Nov 01: The Habung Gambo Marg at Paking Halyang, Ziro will be inaugurated
in a function being organized by All Habung Students Union Welfare Fund on October
20. Lower Subansiri deputy commissioner Sadhana Deori has consented to be the chief
guest of the inaugural function. A volleyball tournament will also be held in memory
of Late Habung Gambo at Ziro from November 15 to 17.
Late Habung Gambo was born in 1963 and started his career as UDC in AP Sectt and
later he joined as J/T at Govt. HS School, Itanagar. After a brief period he was
recruited as Language Officer and served at Tawang and Ziro. He was subsequently
recruited as APCS in 1993 with 7th rank and served as CO at Daporijo, Dumporijo,
Ziro, Pistana and Sangram and later promoted to EAC and served at Ziro and Seppa.
Late Gambo was popular in the community and state as a whole particularly to youth
and downtrodden for his immense friendly and helping attitude. He was popular not
only for his impartial administration but also for his participation in social causes
and developments in his individual capacity.
Right from his student days he engaged himself in social organizations. He served
as general secretary of DN College Students Union, LBS School. He was an active member
of almost all social organizations like ACLS etc.
He died while on duty as Project Director, DRDA, East Kameng.
ITANAGAR, Nov 01: Veerabasa Viah.G won a silver medal in the recently concluded 29th
National Senior Taekwondo Championship held at Bilaspur, Chattishgarh.
While lauding the performance of Veerabasa, Arunachal Taekwondo Association appealed
to the authorities concerned to provide coaches for better performance. Due to lack
of coaches we could not perform as per expectation, the Association said. It, however,
thanked the Sports Authority of Arunachal and Arunachal Olympic Association for extending
physical, mental and financial supports to the participating players in championship.
Earth cutting restricted
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: Donyi Polo Dariya Hill Welfare Association has said that it has
restricted earth cutting along Donyi Polo Vidhaya Bhawan School road. The Association
said such earth cutting activities need proper permission from the competent authorities.
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: All the officers and staff of state Govt labour and employment department
have mourned the sudden demise of Kari Basar who died on Oct 25. He was working as
lower division clerk on contractual basis with the department. Expressing shock over
his premature demise, members prayed for eternal peace of departed soul.
The rank and file of City Congress Committee (CCC) have condoled the sudden demise
of its vice president Bro. Regio Tapok this morning. He was 41 and survived by his
wife, seven daughters and a son.
Tapok was one of the most sincere Congress party workers in Capital Complex and served
the party with utmost dedication in the last 10 years. His death is a great loss
for the party as well as society, CCC said in a release.
Tapok, who was former Itanagar Mondal BJP vice president, was also presently in the
post of general secretary of Itanagar Christian Church.
While conveying their heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable
loss, they prayed to almighty for eternal peace of the departed soul.
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: All Capital Complex Autorickshaw Welfare Association (ACCAWA) has
decided to celebrate Arunachal Auto Day on November 20. All autorickshaw under the
association will remain off the road on that day.
Arunachal Private Motor Transport Federation has approved November 20 as Auto Day,
according to ACCAWA release.
ITANAGAR, Nov 1: Christian Revival Church (CRC) Area-II will organize a healing crusade
at Gangte Circle of Kurung Kumey district from November five to seven. Evan. Dr.
Joram Dol and Evan. Hari Gobin will deliver the Lord Message of Jesus Christ.
Rs 11 crore sanctioned for NH52-A
ITANAGAR: The Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry has sanctioned ` 11.90
crore project for periodical road renewal works on NH 52-A from Banderdewa to Itanagar
and Itanagar to Holongi section. This was informed by Union Road Transport and Highways
Minister Kamal Nath in a letter to MP Takam Sanjoy. The project will be executed
by state PWD, Nath further informed and requested the MP to monitor the progress
of the project along with PWD.
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will hold anawareness
cum interaction programme with APPSCCE-2010 mains qualifiers at Vivekananda Hall,
RK Mission Hospital, Itanagar on Nov 16 next.
Murder accused apprehended
DAPORIJO: A team of Daporijo police has successfully arrested a murder accused Bengia
Tachung alias Taha, aged 28 years, who is wanted in connection with the case SGM
P.S. C. NO. 34/2010 U/S 302 IPC R/W Section 27 Arms Acts in which he is an accused
of murdering his elder brother Lt. Bengia Tajik at point blank on Oct 24 at Sarli
in Kurung Kumey district.
Acting on a tip off that the accused was staying at Hotel Darjeeling, Daporijo, the
police team swung into action on Oct 28 and arrested the accused and seized a 12
bore SBBL gun with 3 Nos. of live cartridges and 1 empty cartridge from his possessions,
reports OC, Police Station, Daporijo. DIPRO
ITANAGAR: All Yachuli Students’ Union (AYSU) will hold its first ever youth convention
with the theme ‘A call for solidarity’ at Yazali from November 5 to 8. Various games
and sports, literary and cultural competitions would be organized to mark the convention.
APEDA chairman cum MLA Likha Saaya and Director of Higher and Technical Education
Dr. Joram Begi will attend the inaugural function on November 6 as chief guest and
guest of honour respectively.
Football coaching camp
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Football Association will conduct a 10 days coaching
camp for women footballers at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun from November 8.
APFA will also conduct a senior women’s football tournament in memory of Late Omem
Moyong Deori after the coaching camp to be sponsored by APCC president cum PWD Minister