Effective MGNREGA implementation | SIRD-PR hold training on GIS based GP planning

ITANAGAR, May 19: The GoI has decided mandatory identification of two gram panchayats per block across India by using IT-based geographical information system (GIS) to improve planning and implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), world’s largest wage employment scheme. Arunachal Pradesh by changing its approach has decided to have GIS-based GP plans for 228 gram panchayats covering all locks across the state.  The Union MoRG had supported SAKSHAM initiative during 2018-19 under Mission Water Conservation and about 340 officials of the state were trained as state, district and…

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CCF: Act against killers of wild animals and birds

ITANAGAR, May 19: Taking strong exception to rampant killing of wild animals and birds in the name of Aran festival at Simong village of Upper Siang district, Pasighat central circle chief conservator of forest (CCF) has Yingkiong division DFO to take immediate action against the violators of forest law. The CCF’s strong directive came after picture of large number wild animals and birds went viral in social media. He directed the DFO to proceed to the spot along with field staff and seize all such wild animals, birds and arrest…

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Triple murder accused surrender before police: DGP

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 19: A tragic incident of triple murder reported from Upper Subansiri district headquarters Daporijo has shaken the conscience of civil society of Arunachal Pradesh. State’s director general of police S B K Singh, when contacted, told this daily that one Boda Motu had killed his wife, elder brother and sister-in-law using a machete, locally called dao. Around 10 pm on Friday night. Quoting Upper Subansiri SP report, the DGP said that the accused Boda Motu had surrendered before and kept in police custody. A case No…

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Police seek help to identify girl’s body

ITANAGAR, May 19: Police have sought help of the civil society to identify body of a girl child found around 200 meter away from main rod at Hawa Camp in Kimin circle of Papum Pare district on Saturday, SP Pranap Tayal said. She is  about 18-20 years of age having 90 to 95% burn injuries beyond identification and bullet injuries, he said, adding the police launched investigation after registering a case (No-4/19 u/s 302 IPC) at Kimin police station but were not sure of the cause of the death –…

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Clean Kudh River turns people’s movement

KIMIN, May 19: Hundreds of local residents, officials and security personnel took part in clean Kudh River here on Saturday and plated saplings on both banks of the river. Addressing the gathering, BJP leader Tana Hali Tara appreciated the initiatives of the administration and made a fervent appeal to the masses to join such movement for conservation and preservation of the nature and maintain environment balance for a healthy life. Different diseases are byproducts of environment imbalance, he said to underscore the importance of maintaining environment for the safety ofr…

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Renovation of SLSA road sought

By Staff Reporter CHIMPU, May 19: Local people have urged the state government to immediately repair 2-km approach road of Sange Laden Sports Academy (SLSA) here as the road is in ramshackle condition for lack of maintenance for last many years. The SLSA is premier sport academy of the state where  directorates of sports, youth affairs and Sports Authority of Arunachal (SAA) office are located besides around 1,000 people live in its vicinity but none bothers for the road. Several sporting events take place in the grass court stadium while…

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Stop plying vehicles on risky ESS Sector road: Residents

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 19:  ESS Sector residents have urged Capital Complex district administration to avert any untoward incident by preventing plying of vehicles on arterial road of Upper ESS Sector as its dangerous culvert has been sinking and on the verge of collapse. Enlisting numerous accidents which claimed few lives in the past, they said that the commuters have been plying two and four wheelers in the accident prone zone despite warning by the PWD and prohibitory order issued by district administration. PWD Capital Division-B EE Tarh…

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Late Tari’s statue of unveiled | Meet demands or face stir: RWS tells GoAP

ITANAGAR, May 19: A statue of late Risso Tari, who was killed during anti-PRC movement in state capital March 22 last, was unveil in presence of family members, relatives and others at IG Park near tennis court campus here on Saturday. The Risso Welfare Society (RWS) instrumental in building the statue also demanded justice for late Risso Tari. RWS president Risso Taju said: “though we have built the statue, but have been waiting for the state government action after submitting a five-point memorandum but no action taken till date. The…

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ECI: Re-polling at Nampe & Gimba PBs on May 21

*BJP opposes re-polling By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 18: The Election Commission of India (ECI) notified re-polling for Lok Sabha and assembly in Nampe polling booth (PB) of Koloriang assembly seat and Gimba PB of Tali assembly seat under Kurung Kumey and Kra Daadi districts respectively. The elections will be conducted during 6 am to 2pm, deputy chief electoral officer Liken Koyu told media persons  at Nirvachan Bhawan here on Saturday, With only five days to go before the counting day on May 23, with five days left for counting on…

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4 additional counting halls proposed to ECI

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 18: The chief electoral officer (CEO) office here has sent a revised proposal for four additional counting halls to the Election Commission of India (ECI) for approval. Papumpare, Kurung Kumey, Upper Siang and Longding DEOs have re-casted their counting hall proposals from one to two considering the feasibility. They have proposals included seven tables in each counting hall in the same building approved earlier. Upper Siang DEO has proposed two counting halls instead of one with five tables in each counting hall. Total 20 counting…

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