GST to lower prices: DFP

PASIGHAT | Jun 29 | A special campaign on GST and 3 years Achievements of Modi Govt was launched by directorate of field publicity at Ayeng village near here on Wednesday. Local MLA and East Saing DC, while appreciating DFP for its initiative, suggested more such events in entire Siang Valley to educate public about various new initiatives of GoAP and GoI. Sate DPF director Dr . Keshavamurthy enlisted various sector specific schemes and programmes launched by NDA Govt during  last 3 years. He announced that India will adopt GST from July I next…

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Revive CMUHIS soon, demands ACS

ITANAGAR| Jun 29 | Arunachal Civil Society (ACS)   has urged the  authority concerned of the GoAP, particularly health department to immediately  revive the most beneficial scheme CM’s Universal Health Insurance scheme (CMUHIS) which was launched by former chief minister Nabam  Tuki. Though, the GoAP clarified on the issue, but  claimed  that the most  advantageous  scheme for the poor people has been  discontinued due to reported  internal  differences   and lackadaisical attitude among the responsible  authorities, the ACS claimed in a statement. On inquiry, the ACS was told that the scheme was  withdrawn due…

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Taram flags off ambulance

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Jun 29 | Home & Education Parliamentary Secretary Pani Taram flagged off multi-facility ambulance for Koloriang-based Chera Talo district hospital at education directorate here on Tuesday. The ambulance for the multi-speciality hospital has been donated by Indian oil corporation  Ltd (IOC) under its CSR scheme through Union MoS (Home Affairs) Kiren Rijiju for the interest of state’s people, Taram said in his address. This ambulance would cater to the needs of the area which has been facing acute problems in ferrying  patient from Koloriang to…

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CM releases book on forest laws

ITANAGAR | Jun 27 | Chief Minister Pema Khandu today released a book on ‘Prosecution of forest offenders in Arunachal Pradesh’, written by PCCF GN Sinha. Appreciating Sinha for incorporating amended Act of 2005 of Assam Forest Regulation 1891 into the parent Act through this book, Khandu lauded his skill to address the challenges and controversies arising from the field. He expressed hope that the book will be of great help in understanding state’s forest law and serve as a useful guide for forest officials, lawyers and judicial officers  and apply…

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Guv urges Puroiks change mindset to end dependency

  ITANAGAR  | Jun 27| Arunachal Pradesh Governor P B Acharya today exhorted Puroik community to change their mindset by moving forward bidding good bye to the past by opening your mind to end dependency syndrome. After inaugurating Puroik Autonomous Welfare Board (PAWB) office of in Civil Secretariat here, he advised them to refrain from self condemnation rather “Be proud of your identity, if you wish to keep your culture alive. Don’t let politics or religion interfere in your own activities. Highlighting various central sponsored schemes,  he advised them to…

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Rebia assures to redress local peoples’ grievances

By Our Staff Reporter KARSINGSA | Jun 27 | UD, Land Management Minister Nabam Rebia today assured to redress the grievances of local denizens during his visit to few villages of Karsingsa panchayat under Banderdewa circle. The PRI leaders led by ZPM and ASM, in a six-point memorandum, demanded infrastructure development at local Govt middle school including a double-storied building, boundary wall, teachers quarters, upgradation to secondary school, 2.5-km link road from NH-415 to Abo-Tani village upto Duda Namchang, 200-mtr flood protection to save Karsingsa-II Govt primary school, flood protection against…

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Go home as Arunachal ambassadors: Bhaiji

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR | Jun 27 | “You all have experienced the unique hospitable nature of Arunachalees. Thus, you all should return as Arunachal ambassadors to tell others about the Arunavchalees, who should never be treated like non-Indians as they are staunch patriots and greet each other with Jai Hind, NYP founder director founder-director Dr S N Subba Rao aka Bhaiji told  the gathering earlier. “This camp has proved once again that despite diversity in caste, colour, languages, religion and region, we all are Indians and one,” Bhaiji reiterated on…

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Summer Badminton coaching camp begins

BALUKPUNG | Jun 27 | A month long free Summer Badminton Coaching  camp  has been launched here at Balukpung today in a impressive way in presence of Sports Authority of Arunachal Chairman and ASBA Hony. Secretary Bamang Tago. Appreciating Balukpung Badminton Club President and ASBA executive member Er. Aju Kunjuju for his tireless efforts to make this unique coaching camp to happened, Tago said such kind of initiative will pave a way to channelize the youth energy in a right perspective in right time and calling upon parents, elders, stakeholders…

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Speed up probe: PGSO

ITANAGAR | Jun 27 | Alleging cold blooded murder of Papung Nayu in a city hotel here on June 24 last, the Pipu-Gwawepurang Social Organisation (PGSO) on Tuesday asked the state government to speed up the investigation and to award stringent punishment to the persons involved in the heinous crime. In separate representations to Home commissioner, DGP and SP Capital, the organisation while condemning the incident in strongest terms asked the officials to take strong action against the arrested culprits besides those evading arrest saying that ‘justice delayed is justice denied’. The…

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Indira imposed emergency to save her political career

BJP observes ‘Black Day’   ITANAGAR | Jun 27 |  Power and Industry Minister Tamiyo Taga today said that the than prime minister Indira Gandhi had imposed emergency by defying all constitutional norms only to save her  political  career. Addressing a function organised by the BJP its HQs here observed ‘Black Day’ by recalling the emergency period (1975 to 1977), he said that ‘There are only few sections in Constitution applicable to imposition of emergency, but she had pressed for it, while enlisting the history, a BJP release said. “Once …

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