Tribin bridge collapse victims demand justice

Bridge was incomplete: EE | Restoration order given: Gadi By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Feb 27 | The victims of suspension foot bridge at Tribin, which had collapsed recently, have demanded compensation and thorough probe into its collapse that had left five injured. The wire rope foot suspension bridge built as a contract job but without following general guidelines and using sub-standard materials,  West Siang DCC president Marpin Bassar claimed while talking to  media persons at Arunachal Press Club here today. Terming the accident very unfortunate, he further said that…

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1 hurt in Maruti Alto-Fortuner collusion

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Feb 27 | One young man was seriously injured when the Maruti Alto car carrying him  from Itanagar collided with a Toyota Fortuner coming from other direction near Pahalban turning point on NH-415 around9.45 pm on Sunday night . The Maruti car (No-AR 01 G 4424) was pushed back for few metres to fall off the NH and completely damaged.  The driver identified as Santosh Flago of  Seppa received serious injuries under the impact of the collusion in which the Fortuner was also damaged but the onlookers rushed and admitted…

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Cops solve pistol theft, apprehend accused

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Feb 27 | Local  police  solved a pistol theft case with its recovery and nabbed accused Borang Megu, 28,within 12 hours on Sunday. Itanagar police, on receipt of information, swung into action by launching search operations at various locations. Itanagar SDPO Hanyir Techi told this daily that on a tip off, several police teams with ready party, IRBn and CRPF personnel formed, which led by SI P Merip cordoned off the IG Park here and apprehended  Megu of C Sector. They recovered all stolen items including a…

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132-kv Aalo-Pasighat tower line likely to commissioned

PASIGHAT |  Feb 27 | The 132-kv Aalo-Pasighat tower line is likely to be commissioned soon to meet the long pending demand of the people, said State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) chairman Raghunath Prasad Singh. Singh announced this after extensive tour to Pasighat in East Siang district along with secretary Rakesh Kumar. The duo visited switchyard of 132/33 Kv at Dura Korong on Friday while coming from Aalo via Pangin. The SERC is responsible for administration and regulation of the electricity, power industry, determine the tariff, transmission, wheeling of electricity/distribution, safety standards, technical…

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Assam Police grill ex-minister in APSC scam

GUWAHATI | Feb 27 | An Assam police team grilled former social welfare minister Gautam Roy on Monday for a couple of hours in connection with the APSC scam where jobs were sold for money. The police team led by SS Panesar, in the Kahiliprar based SB office premises was believed to have extracted a few statement from former minister on his alleged involvement. As per the information, Roy allegedly brokered the deal with a number of senior Congress leaders to ensured jobs for their candidates for lakhs of rupees. The senior political…

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AVYS collects 37 blood units

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Feb 27 | Arunachal Vivekananada Yuva Shakti  volunteers led by its chairman Ramesh Jeke continued its ‘Save humanity mission’ by collecting 37 units of blood on Sunday when the state was gripped in Nyokum Yullo festivity. This was achieved in a voluntary blood donation camp,  conducted during Nyokum Yullo celebration at Nyokum Lapang here with the help of NHM’s state blood cell and RK Mission Hospital doctors and staffs. With this 8th camp this year, the total collected blood units rose to 856 units, while…

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Losar festivity grips Lhasa

LHASA | Feb 27 |  Most Tibetan New Year important, their New Year, known as Losar, is celebrated for two weeks. The first day of 2017 Losar is today (Monday). A harbinger of festivity, it permeated joyfulness along  the streets and markets in Lhasa, capital of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Brimming with happiness, residents were busy with purchasing goods for the coming new year, including new clothes, five-colored prayer flag trees, butter sculptures, highland barley seedlings, dried highland barley dyed with different colors as well as various pastries and flowers….

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SFS College library opens

AALO | Feb  27 | The SFS College library-cum-reading room was inaugurated by CO Lijum Ete, amid cheer and applause here on Sunday. Ete exhorted the students to make best use of the spacious library, the centre of knowledge for their regular curriculum and competitive examinations. He urged them not to waste their time over face book and whatSaap but devote in reading good books to earn knowledge, the strength of modern era. MSFS provincial superior  Fr. George Panthenmackal spoke earlier . (DIPRO)

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Lotus blooms at Bomdila and Basar

ITANAGAR | Feb 15| Joining the Lotus brigade continues in different parts of the state with BJP leaders and advocators blaming the Congress for its failure to bring desired development across the country and assuring the governance will prove otherwise henceforth. At Bomdila:   Lack of work culture in the state was visible for which works of many roads have halted with the people trying to either indulging in dispute or filing cases, Union MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju said here today and urged the elected leaders to intervene to smoothen development process. “Though…

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