Please provide us teachers: Pleads students to Guv

DAPORIJO | Jun 29 | The state Governor PB Acharya made a surprise visit to 1979 established Government Middle School, Puchigeko in Upper Subansiri District today which is in a dilapidated condition. The Governor was astonished and pain to see condition of the school. Walls are wrecked, roofs are leaking and window panes are missing or broken. Inspite of long journey and busy schedule, the Governor took time out to interact with the students and teachers. He enquired about mid-day meal, books and teachers. He was informed that due to…

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CoSAAP lauds GoAP decisions, to suspend non-cooperation stir

  ITANAGAR | Jun 29 | In-charge chief secretary Satya Gopal in a meeting with CoSAAP representatives here today   highlighted the GoAP decision on implementation of FR-56 which was one of the core demands of the employees since decades and effecting date of the implementation w.e.f. 01.01.18 and review of NOC and restoration of medical attendance rules (MAR). He also informed that the GoAP could not implement FR-56 with immediate effect because of so many disadvantage parameters affecting employment generation for the younger generation and also with a view to take alternative tangible…

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APEDA decides to widen activities 

ITANAGAR | Jun 29 | Chief Minister Pema Khandu today chaired the general body meeting of APEDA as its chairman after a gap of almost 12 years. The last meeting was held in 2003 under the then CM GegongApang. Power Minister Tamiyo Taga, APEDA chairman Jarkar Gamlin, chief secretary (i/c) Satya Gopal, power commissioner Ashish Kundra, NERIST registrar Dr R P Bhattacharjee, APEDA director Marki Loya and others, attended the meeting, which discussed its activities ranging from tapping renewable energy sources – biomass, solar and wind to hydro power for efficient…

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Sulabh International agree to join GoAP build hygienic toilets

  NEW DELHI | Jun 29 |  What can be termed as a great news for the state, a globally  reputed NGO – Sulabh International has agreed to collaborate with Arunachal Government in its ambitious project of “hygienic toilets for all households in the state”. PHE & WS Minister Bamang Felix along with Delhi Police IGP Robin Hibu visited  Sulabh International Centre at Dwarka Mahavir Enclave here  today where world first toilets museum, innovative successful project of turning the crowded dirty public toilets into clean environment biomas, drinking water into water…

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ECI notifies by-poll to Pakke Kessang seat

  NEW DELHI | Jun 29 | The Election Commission of India (ECI) today announced schedule for bye-elections to fill casual vacancies in Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland assemblies. After taking into consideration various factors like local festivals, electoral rolls, weather conditions etc, the ECI decided to hold bye-elections to  Pakke  Kessang (ST) AC and notified issue of notification on 05.07.17;  last date for making nominations on 12.07.17; scrutiny of nominations on 13.07.17; last date for withdrawal of candidatures on 15.07.17; date of polls on 29.07.17; counting of votes on 03.08.17 and completion of the process by 05.08.17. The polling…

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APCC flays BJP-led NDA Govt’s anti-secular acts

ITANAGAR| Jun 29 | Responding to the recent unfortunate incident of eviction of 51-year-old Khasi woman from Delhi Golf Club for wearing traditional Khasi attire Jainsem , APCC today   stated that Modi’s tall claim of Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas fell vacuum. The Vikas cannot happen unless the people of the nation is  standing tall unitedly. The incident clearly indicates racial attack on her. Such repeated racial attack is inducting alienation  instead of  Sabka Saath among Northeast Indians by own compatriots, APCC said in a release. APCC further criticised  that under BJP-NDA Govt reign the NE Indian hotel…

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AAPSU against CoSAAP

GoAP retirement age ITANAGAR | Jun 29 | The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) today unanimously decided to tooth and nail  oppose the GoAP decision on enhancement of retirement age from 58 to 60 years and  doing away of NOC system. Urging the GoAP to have a rethink over the arbitrary and regressive decision that will affect employment opportunities of thousands of unemployed youths, the AAPSU in a release, stressed on urgent need for recruitment of youngsters well equipped with the knowledge in the fast high tech computerised world…

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Live wire electrocutes mother, daughter 

ITANAGAR | Jun 29 | Mother and daughter while returning from jhum land were electrocuted at Bonia village Pongchau circle of Longding district in an unfortunate incident on Tuesday . The deceased were identified  as  Ngapsa Sangam (mother) and Nyachat Sangam, daughter of Pantom Sangam, a class V student of Govt. school Bonia. The live wire fell down from the poles on the daughter around 3:30 pm and the mother on her attempt to rescue her also got electrocuted. CO  Longhi Naam had rushed to the spot to take first hand…

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Officials  pillars of the Govt: Governor

ITANAGAR | Jun 29 |  Terming officials as pillars of the Govt to work for the welfare and development of the people, Governor P B Acharya has exhorted them to go out of their comfort zone to address the challenges of the needy and downtrodden. Acharya, on a four-day tour to  Lower and Upper Subansiri districts, while interacting with a group of district officials at Daporijo on Wednesday advised them to create awareness about various welfare programmes and schemes of the Govt. He stressed on motivating the youth towards education,…

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DTF chalks out IDCF strategies

AALO | Jun 29 | Meanwhile, the district task force (DTF) meeting, chaired  by EAC Liyi Bagra has decided to intensify diarrhoea control fortnight (IDCF) during July 3 to 15 in all health centres/schools/AWC with main focus on primary schools & AWC (0-5 Years) children. ORS & zinc tablets will be provided to all Govt. health facilities and ASHAs besides set up ORS-zinc corner in GH/CHCs/PHCs to achieve the goal. The activities would include hand washing demonstration while multi-sectoral involvement has been sought through district administration, DDSE & ICDS Dy….

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