Stage set for setting up Mega Food Park: Bagra

BANDERDEWA, Dec 30: The state government is optimistic about providing support and facilities such as road connectivity, water and power supply to the Mega Food Park area for its early establishment, Industries, Trade & Commerce, Skill Development Minister Tumke Bagra said here on Monday. Along with officers of Agriculture, Horticulture, Industries, Trade & Commerce and Papum Pare district administration including Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu, the minister visited the Mega Food Park site near Dolikota village in Banderdewa circle. The team inspected the area and discussed road connectivity and other issues of…

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East Siang enters semis of Tadar Tang Soccer tourney

PASIGHAT, Dec 30: Host East Siang district became the first team to reach the semi-final of the ongoing 18th Tadar Tang State Level Football Tournament being played at Pasighat Stadium. East Siang playing its second match on Monday defeated Dibang Valley by two goals to nil. Miding Tasung and India Saroh scored the goals in tenth and sixty eighth minutes of the match. In the first match at College of Horticulture and Forestry (CHF) Ground here, defending champion APP thrashed Siang by four goals to one. Joynath Mili of APP scored…

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AATSU demands job creation

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: The All Arunachal Tourism Students Union (AATSU) on Monday stated that despite many job vacancies in the state tourism department, the state government has not create new jobs for the Hospitality Management students, for which they remained jobless for years. The union had submitted a memorandum to Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar during the day demanding creation of Hospitality Management posts in the tourism department. The union had also submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Pema Khandu on November 14 last with the same demand. The AATSU in a…

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APCC castigates Rijiju for trolling Rahul Gandhi

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Monday criticised Union Minister of State (Independent) for Sports and youth Affairs for trolling Rahul Gandhi on social media for saving life of an injured journalist Rajendra Vyas who, met with an accident at Humayun Road in the national capital. Party’s state unit General Secretary Mina Toko in a statement said that the people of the state still remember how Rijiju remained a mute spectator when three sons of the soil died of gun firing during PRC bandh call here…

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Guv bats for strong academic foundation

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Emphasising on a strong academic foundation in the state, Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Monday advised the state government to put focus on elementary education to strengthen it. During a meeting with Education Minister Taba Tedir who, called on him at Raj Bhawan here, the governor said that school children should be motivated and encouraged by their teachers to study well and play regularly to keep fit. “The infrastructure in the school must constantly be improved to create a strong academic foundation…

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VC stresses on improving work culture in RGU

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Rajiv Gandhi University Vice chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha on Monday during an interaction with the university’s personal assistants emphasised on the need for improving the work culture and maintenance of office decorum while performing duty. The VC informed that a team from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Bangalore, would visit the university in a few months to renew its accreditation. He stressed on the need of improving the NIRF ranking of the university, a press release informed here. The meeting was also attended by RGU Registrar…

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Jan Sunwai camp organised in Arunachal district

TAWANG, Dec 30: Tawang district administration on Monday conducted its tenth round of Sarkar Apke Dwar cum Jan Sunwai Camp at Jangda Village under Lhou circle, which was inaugurated by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Tawang, Lobsang Tsering. The camp was also attended by Jang ADC Lobsang Wangchu Bapu, Tawang Extra Assistant Commissioner EAC Dochora Lama and Lhou Circle officer Thupten Wangchu besides, senior officers, public leaders and villagers. Tsering in his address to the villagers informed about the camp and asked the villagers to avail maximum benefit from such camps. He…

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Skill development awareness rally organised

PASIGHAT, Dec 30: A day-long skill development awareness rally-cum-job mela was conducted on Monday at the District Industries Centre (DIC) here, which was formally inaugurated by DC in charge Tatdo Borang in presence of additional director of industry (ADI) M Megu, ADTH Libang Perme and Vocational Training Providers. About eighty candidates were registered by DIC and VTPs. In his address Borang advised the trainees to take advantage of such government programme targeted largely to ameliorate the condition of unemployed youth of the state. “Eyeing bright future, the department use to provide…

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Itanagar seals birth in final defeating Naharlagun

RONO HILLS, Dec 30: Itanagar cricket team on Monday sealed its place in the final by winning the first semi-final against Naharlagun by 33 runs in the ongoing Papum Pare District Cricket Tournament here. After winning the toss, the Itanagar team opted to bat first and put a defending score of 206 in 38.4 overs by losing all its wickets. Techi Tiklee was the highest scorer for Itanagar, who scored 60 runs off 86 balls. He hit seven boundaries and two sixes in his sensational innings. Tiklee was also adjudged as…

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