Assembly okays 2018-19 budget: Political will alone to turn it into reality: CM

  Difference in sanctions & allocations caused huge liabilities: Pario CS fulfils promise for Puroiks It was Bagang who has been working for the cause of the Puroiks, who were freed from the clutch of slavery with court orders. The issue was taken up with chief secretary Satya Gopal by this daily recently, who after budget presentation had said that welfare activities would begin now with fund allocation. “Wait and watch actions of Puroik Welfare Board (PWB),” added Gopal that justified the applause he received from lawmakers on the floor…

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Minimum support prices for farmers: Panel formed to study, report within a month

By A O News Service ITANAGAR | Mar 14 | Justifying as true representative of agrarian state of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Pema Khandu led Govt today approved formation of a committee to decide minimum support prices for the farmers. The decision came after former CM Nabam Tuki moved a private member’s resolution – This Assembly is of the opinion that the GoAP do take steps to provide minimum support price to the state farmers for loss of their agri-horti production, especially cardamom, ginger, orange etc last year” – which was…

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Be ready to face challenges: Guv to students

PASIGHAT | Mar 14 | Governor Brig (Retd)  B D Mishra today  advised students of  JNC here to prepare themselves to face future challenges by acquiring knowledge and proficiency to become self-employed  as  entrepreneur. Dr Mishra, accompanied by his wife Neelam Misra, East Siang DC Tamiyo Tatak, exhorted them to join Indian armed forces as vacancies would be created in future at his initiative. He asked NCC in-charge captain K.K. Mishra to motivate students, including cadets to join the Army as pre-recruitment trainings and coaching would be conducted by Indian Army. He also met faculty members, visited…

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Issues in Assembly: Crime graph rising in Arunachal

*6 minors raped in 2018 Who said what? Pahele mein denewala tha, abhi mangney wala hun kyonki thoda bahut taklib to hota hey – Nabam Tuki Short mein mangiye– Speaker T N Thongdok By A O News Service ITANAGAR | Mar 14 | The crime rate in Arunachal Pradesh has been rising as was told by Home Minister Kumar Waii, in response to question from Tanga Byaling during question hour in Assembly here today. Total year-wise registered crimes were 2,699 in 2016, 2,731 in 2017 and 248 till 31.01.18, which included heinous crimes…

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36-hr Capital bandh called on Mar 19

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR| Mar 14 | All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Forum (AAPYF) resenting against the  GoAP’s silence over  its long pending three-point  demands today gave a 36-hour capital bandh call from March 19 next. Recalling 12-hours Capital bandh called on 28.05.12 besides submitting many representations to chief minister, AAPYF president Tader Attu told media person at Arunachal Press Club that the GoAP has turned deaf ear to their genuine demands to justify the bandh. The demands included cancellation and eviction of all illegal land allotment by Deori tribe as Supreme Court has ordered…

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APCC: 2018-19 deficit budget smacks sabka saath, sabka vikash claim

ITANAGAR | Mar 14 | The budget 2018-19 with over Rs 500 crore deficit smacks sabka saath, sabka vikash claim, an APCC release said, adding time alone would prove its success or futility as its implementation would totally depend on central fund allocation. Taking a dig at present BJP-led central and state Govts for changing names of all UPA Govt. schemes to claim credit, the APCC said that announcement of CM Health Assurance by present Govt in the budget to be dovetailed with Ayushman Bharat Programme (ABP) of GoI is an example. The…

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Hindi an inclusive language: AIR ADG

ITANAGAR | Mar 14 | Terming Hindi as an inclusive language, AIR ADG (Admin & Prog) Sailendra Kumar, in his inaugural address to two-day regional Rajbhasha Sammelan, which begun here today, urged the participants to promote its usage in their offices and region. North East is the Eshan Konn (luckiest and sacred part) of India, which has preserved its cultural identity in this fast changing world, said DNGC commerce HoD Dr. AK Pandey while taking part as resource person, according to an official release. The NE, especially Arunachal Pradesh, has accepted Hindi as lingua…

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RKM offers relief to fire victims

AALO | Mar 14 | Ramakrishna Mission distributed 9 blankets, one utensil set, stationeries for 2 students, ladies & gents garments including sweaters to victims of Eyi village recently. The victims had lost everything in a devastating fire mishap of March 5 last. RKM’s Ishananda, Ravishanka, Naveen Maharajji and other staff were present on the occasion. (DIPRO) RKM offers relief to fire victimsAALO | Mar 14 | Ramakrishna Mission distributed 9 blankets, one utensil set, stationeries for 2 students, ladies & gents garments including sweaters to victims of Eyi village…

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Jollang road re-carpeting from Mar 17

ITANAGAR | Mar 14 | The re-carpeting work of Jollang road would begin from March 17 next for which the road would remain closed during 8pm to 5AM with a target to complete the work by  March 25. This came to lime light today during review of proposed work by Capital Complex DC Prince Dhawan when he stressed on improving its condition being the lone alternate road to link twin cities. He asked PWD (CD-B) EE Tana Nekam Tara to complete the work of first phase covering 10.6-km on time. Capital SP Sagar Singh Khalsi was asked to…

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