Encash USPs for Longding development

  Trials and tribulations at every step makes life an enigmatic journey that I felt after reaching district HQs Longding on 26.03.17 to see it’s speedy development including a ongoing multi-storied market complex. I had accompanied then minister Newlai Tingkhatra in February 2008 for Lawnu circle HQs foundation stone laying function. The Scorpio had skidded off the muddy road during over-three-hour tedious drive from Kanubari but with a narrow escape. Longding inaugural souvenir on 19.03.12 included my write-up: Khaike paan Banaras wala! Longdingians, what are your Unique Selling Prepositions (USP)?…

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BSNL expanding network

By A O News Desk NAHARLAGUN | Mar 29 | Works were on today for laying 34-km optical fibre cable from Doimuk to Potin despite inclement weather with SDO (Telephone) Teli Pinji on his toes to ensure no leniency. This bodes well with the Digidham policy of the central Govt to facilitate IT network to spread in length breadth of this vast country. In fact, BSNL is engaged in such works in different parts of this Himalayan state as was seen recently along the Deomali-Khnosa-Longding road. Portion of OFC cable…

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Itanagar gets 5-star hotel

By A O News Desk ITANAGAR| Mar 29 |  Itanagar went global in a starry way today with Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurating Waii International Hotel here. This luxury hotel near Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum with 67 rooms is owned by Home and RWD Minister Kumar Waii, while another his small hotel at Bhalukpong in West Kameng district, the entry point in Assam for famous Twang Monastery, has been providing service to the tourists and people of Tawang, East and West Kameng districts for last few years.

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RTI Act 2005 aims at transparency: Begi

  TEZU |Mar 29 | Terming that RTI Act, aimed at promoting transparency and accountability of the Govt, Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Dr Joram Begi today stressed on using the Act as a tool to achieve true democracy. Addressing participants of a awareness programme on the Act, conducted by Arunachal Information Commission (AIC) in collaboration with Lohit district administration for Lohit, Anjaw and Namsai districts here, he said the Act codifies fundamental rights enshrined in the constitution. With a paradigm shift from British Raj confidentiality  to present transparency, he did…

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School dropouts given vocational training

  From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT | Mar 29 | The three-month long vocational training for school dropouts on ‘production technology of high value flowers and medicinal crops’ & ‘protected cultivation of high value horticulture crops’ concluded in CHF here today. “This is the second chance given to learn after leaving schools”, MLA Kento Rina said while addressing the valedictory function  as chief guest  and exhorted them to availed the with sincerity. He distributed certificates, farming tools and seeds to the participants. CHF gets best NSS award Meanwhile, the best NSS Award was…

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Arunachal crippled between demonetization & remonitisation

  * SBI Itanagar, Naharlagun ATMs need Rs 5 cr daily By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR | Mar 28 | Arunachal Pradesh caught in a catch 22 situation is still struggling to come out of the dance demonitisation announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Nov 8-9, 2016 last to join remonitisation process. The decision had hit this land-locked state with only 180 bank branches, including 57 SBI branches, the lead bank while financial inclusion sill remains a mirage. The masses facing acute crisis of small (5,10, 20, 50 and 100) currency…

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Education given thrust to join new world order: Ngandam

XVII H&TE conference   ITANAGAR | Mar 28 | With education sector being given a new impetus to join new world order through competition”, Education Minister Honchun Ngandam today cautioned those manning the department “this is not time to relax or rest”. Addressing  XVII conference of higher & technical education as chief guest here today, he called for  hard work to achieve the desired goal of sustainable development of education sector. He ridiculed that our world is changing so fast and we all should seek a place to live in with heads…

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Raja, Rima felicitated 

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Mar 28 | NSS state awardees Raja Bosumotary and Rima Pachi, students of DNGC & DBYC, who had represented Arunachal Pradesh in Republic Day parade in New Delhi during 2015-16, were felicitated during XVII conference of higher & technical education here on Tuesday. Pachi had also represented India during 2015-16 International Youth Exchange programme at Vietnam.

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Nirjuli brewery to boost agri sector 

                                   Kiwi wine                                                                             Brewer Pankaj Arunachal wine could go global French tourist would be proved right once the magic of Arunachlee wine makers, mostly housewives, is marketed after branding and packaging. And I am confident  Arunachal wine…

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