Tour operator a high professional job: Pema

India world’s 7th largest tourism economy in terms of GDP: WTTC By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Sept 23: “Tour operator is  a  high profile profession and one achieves success by developing a proper network,” said Bhutan-based global tour operator Pema L Wangmo. Pema, who arrived here with Mumbai-based financial consultant Anup Ganguli on Friday to explore tourism potential of this Himalayan state, in an exclusive interview to this daily on Sunday, said that she deals with tourists of South Korea, India, Nepal, Bangkok, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore and Japan,  but has visited …

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CM dedicates CM Aarogya Arunachal Yojana to people

ITANAGAR, Sept 23: Coinciding with nation-wide launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY)’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu dedicated Chief Minister Aarogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY), a universal healthcare scheme of the GoAP, to the people. This health care scheme will be dovetailed with the centre’s PMJAY scheme with Rs 50 crore earmarked to provide cashless treatment of Rs 5 lakh per family per year to those beneficiaries left out in the PMJAY scheme, Khandu said in his address. About 88,928…

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AAPSU moves GoAP, seeks DC’s suspension

ITANAGAR, Sept 23: All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU), in a representation to Chief Minister Pema Khandu, has demanded immediate suspension of Capital Complex DC for misusing the public exchequer in 4-lane highway construction from Chimpu to Papu Nallah, including illegal reduction of RoW (30/40 metre). It claimed that compensation amounting to Rs 42 crore for beyond the RoW and Rs 8.95 crore for within the RoW was released for dismantling of structures and disbursed to listed beneficiaries after approval of false and inflated bills for both beyond RoW and…

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Commuters urge DA to prohibit stray animal from roads

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sept 23: Straying cattle are making NH-415 accident prone while Capital Complex district administration and Itanagar Municipal Council are mute spectators, aggrieved commuters said on Sunday. “Why the administrators are not taking any action?” a senior citizen questioned at Papu Nallah. Former DC Mige Kamki and Sandip Kumar Singh used to remove these stray animals from the street during their tenures, so also ADM Talo Potom, he said. A local youth of Super Market here said that heaps of garbage dumped along roadside on off…

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2 minor girls sexually assaulted, police arrest alleged accused

By Our Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Sept 23: In a shocking incident of sexual assault on two minor girls, aged around eight years, Capital Police claimed to have arrested one allege accused from this township on Sunday. Information was received at Naharlagun police station about the incident and police swung into action immediately to catch the accused, Capital SP M Harsha Vardhan informed this daily. The accused has been identified as Nabam Guma, 30, who used to stay in the same colony as the victims. The accused took the victims to…

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Karbak announces Rs 10 lakh to upgrade classrooms

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sep 23: Liromoba legislator Nyamar Karbak after inaugurating a smart classroom at Kamba GHS School (GHSS) in West Siang district recently announced to sanction Rs 10 lakh to upgrade the classrooms. Responding to a memorandum by the school management committee (SMC) demanding construction of a boundary wall for the school, posting of a ST, repair and maintenance of school building, staff quarters etc, he assured to consider. Karbak earlier addressing members of Mother-Teacher Association (MTA) and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), parents, school staff and students, called upon PTA…

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Taki calls for common language for film making

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sept 23: Multi-lingual and multi-cultural Arunachal Pradesh has been facing problems for growth of film industry for lack of markets, Ziro MLA Tage Taki said advocated to find a commonly accepted language for film making to overcome the problem. He was addressing after releasing Hula Numpa (Why so?), an Apatani feature film based on social awareness in NE film screening hall here on Sunday. All communities including the Apatanis are yet to pick up in the film making, particularly community-based films, because of numerous dialogues…

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Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate-Do Champ ends

From Our Correspondent KHONSA, Sept 23: Games and sports strengthen physical and mental health of the players besides their capacity to concentrate, boost team spirit and self confidence, said Khonsa East MLA-cum-APEDA chairman Wanglam Sawin. He was addressing the valedictory function of two-day 7th state level Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate-Do Championship-2018 at Town Club here on Sunday. He also gave away prizes to the winners. The event, organized by All Tirap Dist Shito Ryu Karate-Do Association under the aegis of Arunachal Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate-Do Association, saw participation of more than…

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State level literary competition conducted

NAHARLAGUN, Sep 23: Department of indigenous affairs chairman (DIA) Nabam Atum today exhorted participating students of  state level literary competition to be torch bearers of indigenous culture and faith while addressing 20 students representing various state schools at Bharat Scouts & Guides Training Centre here on Sunday. He lauded the IFCSAP youth wing for organizing the event and encouraged the participants not to be disheartened in case of failure as every attempt is a learning process. Highlighting objective of the event, Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) youth…

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CM greets on Kemeha fest

ITANAGAR, Sept 23: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today extended his warm greetings on the auspicious Kemeha festival. The Mishmi community celebrates happiness that comes with good harvest and thank the almighty almighty for bestowing happiness to the mankind. Let the festival be a harbinger of happiness, prosperity and peace, the CM wished in his message. (PRO)

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