“Constitutional crisis” feared by AAAPP may be a reality

  By A O News Service ITANAGAR | May 30 | With the failure to hold elections to PRI in the state, the “Constitutional crisis” as warned by state election commissioner (SEC) is likely to be a reality on Thursday. Arunachal Pradesh Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Act, 2018 was passed by assembly in March last to end three-tier Panchaayati Raj Institution (PRI) by removing the middle level anchal samitis. The amendment postponed the PRI elections proposed by May 29. However, state election commissioner Hage Kojeen in Apri last had said that several reminders…

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New building to replace rotten 1976 CPWD structure: Taga

By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN | May 30 | Political will alone key to herald a new era in any field, political or social or economical, Power (Electrical) Minster Tamyio Taga attributed to the new building coming up to replace the heritage NEFA time structures of his department. Works are on to construct a double-storied concrete building to function as electrical SE office in A-sector here to replace the totally ramshackle structure built during 1976 for central public works department (CPWD), a two-in-one as godown and garage for power and public…

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DC-led society mooted to meet district needs

  BJP to win 60 seats in 2019: CM GEKU | May 30 |  A district level society under the DCs will be formed soon to take care of all requirements, including health, education and agri & allied sectors of the district as a step to towards decentralization by empowering the district level institution, Chief Minister Pema Khandu today said. Addressing a public meeting in his maiden visit here, he said that earlier all needs were decided from Itanagar leading to corruption and a complete mismatch between the grassroots needs and their…

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Chakma students violated rules for NERIST admission: AAPSU

  ITANAGAR | May 30 | The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU)  demand for cancellation of admission  of Mizoram Chakma students in  NERIST is not without reasons as the candidates have duped their state Govt as amply reflected in a letter address to NERIST registrar by undersecretary on May 22 last. Enclosing a copy of the letter, AAPSU, in a release, said that the candidates have violated  Selection of Candidates for Higher Technical Courses  rules,  2016 of the state Govt. having category-I, category II and category III. Chakma students were allotted many seats under Mizoram quota…

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2 girls qualify for Indian idol

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | May 30 | Two girls Anu Mara and Yami Puri, out of total 178 aspirants were selected for Indian Idol season 10 during an audition at Dorjee Khandu Convention Hall here on Wednesday evening. The lucky ones are Mara, first runner up of Arunachal Idol 1st season of 2015, belongs to Daporijo while Puri, second runner up of Arunachal Idol 2nd season of 2017, is from remote Limeking. However, both belong to Upper Subansiri.

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ATDSU seeks probe into dual status of Tibetan refugees

  By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | May 30 | The All Tawang District Students’ Union (ATDSU) today demanded the GoAP to constitute a committee to for verification of those Tibetan refugees in Tawang district who are availing benefits of both ST certificate and refugee cards. The ATDSU, which is spearheading ongoing Operation Clean Drive in Tawang, claimed that there are many families in the district who are availing benefits of having an ST certificate and refugee cards. “Tawang is in danger from outsiders. Indigenous rights are in danger,” said Operation Clean…

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RKM offers relief to 145 fire victims

  AALO | May 30 | Rama Krishna Mission reflecting its humanitarian gesture distributed relief materials to 145 victims of New Market fire incident here. It may be recalled that 41 houses were gutted in a devastating fire on 16 May last. The materials included blankets, 41 utensils sets each comprising kharahi, pot, kettle, bucket, hata, jug, glass and mug, tea pan, 4 plate-bowl pairs, shirts, jackets & pants. Swami Ishananda, Ravishankar, Manohar & Sivatejashwi maharajs and staff handed over the relief. ILP checking intensified Meanwhile, 137 people without ILPs…

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ATI training on gender budgeting begins

NAHARLAGUN, May 30:  A three-day free training on gender budgeting (GB) of Union Ministry of Women & Child Development, attended by senior level officers of various departments, begun at Administrative Training Institute here today. Gender usually is referred to feminine while as per experts the word is referred to social roles ascribed to males and females depending in their behavior, ATI director Pate Marik said in his inaugural address, adding these roles are learned but change over time and vary widely with cultures. Sex is the biological distinction between the two…

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BLOs trained on summary revision of e-rolls

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | May 30 | A day-long special training on summary revision and ERO-Net of booth level officers (BLOs) of Palin and Tali assembly constituency of Kra Daadi district was conducted at Palin today. Pointing out the district has 46 BLOs and polling stations, ERO S.Lowang asked the trainees to discharge their election duty sincerely and those having IT knowledge would be appointed as BLO to ensure error free E-rolls, official sources said. She asked them to strictly adhere to ECI guidelines and review facilities available…

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AACS urges Guv to probe MD posting

ITANAGAR | May 30 | Arunachal Anti-Corruption Senna (AACS)-Anna Samarthak, in a memorandum today, urged state governor to appoint A competent chairman-cum-MD of Hydro Power Development Corporation Arunachal Pradesh Ltd (HPDCAPL), set up December 2006 to develop renewable energy sources, like water, wind, solar, gas etc with innovative and eco-friendly technologies. Pointing out that the earlier CMD was two posts – chairman appointed politically and MD. However, both posts have been amalgamated as per 22.12.17 order raising the level to chief engineer/commissioner while the present incumbent appointed political politically without fulfilling…

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