‘Rasta roko’ stir continues

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Oct 29 | The ‘rasta roko’ movement of United Sangdupota Intellectual Youth Forum (USIYF) along Itanagar-Jote road entered its 6th day today. Itanagar-Jote road, the lifeline for many important establishments in the area, has been in a dilapidated condition for years, making it making it difficult for any development, USIYF chairman Teli Tadap Camdir said. Thus, the forum has been pursuing  Doimukh PWD division for years and submitted representations to CM and DyCM twice, but still nothing has been done. “Even after the tender process…

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Teach local dialect to children: EAC

BOMDILA | Oct 29 | “Teach your dialect to your children at home and try to educate them culture and tradition,” EAC Sang Khandu said, adding teaching of dialects should be united effort while toeing with modernity. Khandu, also DWS president, was addressing a huge gathering of local people at Shaitan bridge spot near Tenga Valley on Sunday, an imitative of  Dirang Welfare Society (DWS) and sponsored by local contractor Rinchin Dondup. DWS GS Tashi Wangchu called upon the gathering to stand united on all social issues while Rinchin Dondup advised the…

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Skyone hallmark of unique EMR

Arunachalee justifies haam  kisise kam nehi to ink record By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR | Oct 28| Many Arunachalee women like Everester Anshu Jamsenpa have created national and world records and Tago Asha is the latest to join the bigwig with Skyone recognizing her talent. Asha toeing haam  kisise kam nehi saying became the first Arunachalee to achieve triple records – first professional Arunachalee to join Skyone, first woman ever to be helicopter cabin crew and first in India to achieve the credit, Skyone director (operations) Deepak Sirohi told this daily today. “This is Skyone’s small…

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ODF IEC enlightens villagers on ODF

From Our Correspondent SENUA| Oct 28 | The information-education-communication programme to make Longding district open defecation free (ODF) by December end was launched by National Youth Project (NYP) in collaboration with PHE&WS department of the district. Senua, located amidst lush green forest overlooking Ngoinu, is inhabited by over 1,8870 population of Wancho tribe. Citing example that if 1,000 villagers eat about 2.5 kg food individually daily and discharge about 100 gm night soil daily, it would amount to  36,00,00 kg monthly or 4,32,000 kg annually in Senua village, said DC…

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100 blood units collection marks Sant Pravar Shri Vigyandeo Maharaj birth anniversary

  By Our Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN | Oct 28 | The annual blood donation programme of Sadguru Sadafaldeo Vihangam Yoga Sansthan, Allahabad was observed by the organization’s Arunachal Pradesh wing on birth anniversary of Sant Pravar Shri Vigyandeo Maharaj at Kholi Mela ground here. In all 100 units blood were collected, including donated by Sant Pravar himself along with Sadguru Swatantradeo Maharaj, who are here for a spiritual congregation and two-day 251-kund Vedic hawan program which began today.  Nearly 200 more camps were held across 35 nations that facilitated collection of…

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CS forms panel to resolve TAH crisis

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Oct 28 | Chief secretary Satya Gopal, at the direction of CM Pema Khandu, reviewed Trans- Arunachal Highway Project from Gabu  to Bam, in view of the phase-wise  protests launched by Aalo Town Public Welfare and Development Society (ATPWDS). Divisional commissioner (West)  Gamli Padu, DGP Sandeep Goel, home secretary GS Meena, TK engineering director  Techi Tara along with officials of TKE were present. Taking serious cognizance of the situation, Gopal formed a committee headed by Padu and has instructed it to hold talks with the stakeholders…

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Ngandam airlifted

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Oct 28 |Education Minister Honchun Ngandam had to be airlifted after an improvised explosive device (IED) scare spread during Longding district BJP executive body meeting at Wakka in Longding district on Saturday. Ngandam took off from Wakka at 2.15 pm and landed at Longding around 2.30 pm to proceed to Pongchau by road. ‘On Friday, army and civil police were deployed in and around Waka area was sanitised after inputs were received of IED being planted by underground elements in the Pathak region,’ a source said, adding the place was identified as Ngiisa…

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Gaur visits CBSD and RTC sites, seeks documents

KIMIN | Oct 27 | S&T member-secretary scientist Ravinder Gaur on Friday inspected the sites here where foundation stones for rural technology centre (RTC) and centre for bio-resource and sustainable development of bio-technology (CBSD) were laid by Union Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan Minister on 22.12.16. Of the seven demonstrative hydro power project sanctioned for state six have been commissioned while one at Sirurijo under construction is regretted to be commissioned in 2018, Gaur said. These projects intend to  benefit the rural masses, he said and urged the department to execute…

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Sawin asks APSMPB to give a new thrust to health sector

  ITANAGAR | Oct  28 | MLA-cum-Arunachal Pradesh State Medicinal Plants Board (APSMPB) chairman Wanglam Sawin has urged boards members to Converts vast natural resources, like medicinal plants into valuable life givers for giving a new thrust to health sector. Chairing 8th governing body meeting of APSMPB here on Friday, he resented that presently has no activity though there are huge natural resources. Stressing on making the board effectively functional, he called for taking up research works on medicinal plants and explore medicinal sector, according to an official release. He asked…

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22nd state level Karate Do Championship 2017 begins

NIRJULI | Oct 28 | All Papum Pare District Karate Do Association organised 22nd State Level Karate Do Championship 2017 under the aegis of Arunachal Karate Do Association (AKDA) began at Nyikum Niya Hall here on Friday. In all 19 teams – Upper Subansiri, Capital Complex, West Siang, Namsai, Anini, Anjaw, Lower Subansiri, East Kameng, Changlang,  Kurung Kumey, Tirap, Kra Daadi, West Kameng, Lower Dibang Valley, Upper Siang, East Siang, SLSA and SAI are taking part in  the championship. Tarh Welfare Society chairmen Tarh Gongkap, who declared the event open, termed karate…

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