Empower NEC to catapult NE development: Khandu

  *NE on PM’s top priority agenda: Singh NEW DELHI | May 29 | Strongly advocating empowerment of NEC to serve as an effective vehicle for transferring resources and capacities to NE states, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today reasoned that it was created with the sole objective to decentralize regional planning and investments. Speaking at 66th plenary of NEC here, Khandu pointed out that all NEC schemes have been categorized as central sector schemes, earlier centrally sponsored schemes. Rename NEC as NAMASTE: Guv PRO adds:  State Governor P B Acharya, in his…

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Police intensify search operations for Sukhoi-30 crew in Arunachal: Taram

  By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | May 29 | Arunachal Pradesh Home Parliamentary Secretary Pani Taram today said that search operations have been intensified on the ground to locate missing crew members of Sukhoi-30 fighter jet. Taram, constantly monitoring search operation launched since the Su-30 MKI jet on a routine training sortie went missing since Tuesday last, after talking to Director General of Police Sandeep Goel, told ANI that though the wreckage including black box was recovered on Friday morning but the fate of the crew was still…

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MoHA secy responds positively to Pul’s wife

  NEW DELHI | May 29 | Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi today assured former chief minister, late  Kalikho Pul’s first wife Dangwimsai Pul that her plea for an independent probe was seriously looked into when she called on the former in his office here today. She was accompanied  with her son Ojingso and Green Arunachal Foundation (GAF) chairman Takam Tatung. Mehrishi confirmed receipt of copies of her representations submitted to Vice President Hamid Ansari and union home minister and informed that the MoHA has been systematically looking in to all…

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Infrastructures available for DC (W) office: Rebia

  By Staff Reporter YUPIA | May 29 | Urban Development, Land Management, Law & Justice Minister-cum-local MLA Nabam Rebia today inspected infrastructure for functioning of divisional commissioner (West) office here. Rebia alongwith HoDs headed by DC    Mabi Taipodia inspected almost all existing infrastructures and under construction stadium & library,  DMO, DC , APSCDRC offices, UD guest house. They found that available infrastructures were enough but after minor renovation the proposed divisional commissioner (W)  office could be made functional. The UD guest house being used by the NIT for boys hostel…

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Arunachalees pleading for inclusion of NE history-culture

NCERT a goof up master   Justifying the commom adage – Der ayae drust aye – the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has woken up after long deep slumber to develop comprehensive book to sensitise students about NE India, its history, culture and war heroes that too after  20-year-old student Nido Tania was killed in a racial attack in  New Delhi in 2014 followed by more such attacks. Nido Tania, young son of MLA Nido Pavitra and APSWB chairperson Marina Nido, symbolised the causes of NE people…

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AAPSU draws CMO’s attention on citizenship to Chakmas-Hajongs  

  ITANAGAR | May 29 | The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU), in a memorandum today, drew the attention of CMO regarding the GoI decision to grant citizenship right to Chakmas and Hajongs  refugees. Terming the move amounted to totally undermining the aspiration & sentiment of indigenous populace, it said that this has once again reflected the step-motherly attitude of the GoI  on the vexed issue to  agitate the peace loving people again. Referring to 20.09.95 Referendum Rally on the issue held on the issue at Naharlagun’s  Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, which…

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Decentralised posting to improve services

  ITANAGAR | May 29 | The recent transfer and posting of medical staff from Capital Complex to other under staffed health facilities will benefit the needy people a lot, according to an official release. Out of 400 health workers recently transferred 200 of them were from Capital Complex. Most of them have been transferred to inaccessible and difficult places in Tirap, Changlang, East Kameng, Kraa Dadi, Kurung Kumey and Tawang districts. The decision will help in functionalizing many health facilities, notified but not functionalized. Recently services of GDMOs (411)-60, GDMOs (Ayush)-7,…

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UPSC exams on June 18

By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | May 29 | State’s general administration commissioner Hage Kojeen help a meeting with UPSC officials in New Delhi today  to finalise the strategy to conduct the civil services examinations scheduled from June 18 next. There are six centres of Capital Complex here where the aspirants will be writing the examinations, official sources told this daily today.

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RKM School holds health camp

AALO | May 29 | Rama Krishna Mission School here  organized a day-long medical relief  camp at Kato-Moku village recently that extended medical help to 53 patients, of  total village population of 300. Films on “health and hygiene, sanitation, diarrhoea control measures and water borne  diseases during onset of monsoon” and “Swami Vivekananda’s vital role in tackling spread of plague in Calcutta” were also screened to bring mass awareness. (DIPRO)

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MLA Yekar felicitates to boost morale

U/Subansiri youths set stunning new trend By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR | May 29 | Daporijo lawmaker Dikto Yekar after felicitating all winners at a function here on Sunday evening in presence of special invitees announced to make all possible efforts to ensure that Upper Subansiri sportspersons continue their winning spree. Upper Subansiri youths had snatched away Hangpan Dada Memorial Football (men & women) Trophies-2017 to justify my finding about hidden secret behind their excellent performance in all sports categories – karateka, football, volleyball, weightlifting – at national and global levels….

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