GoAP Cracking Crux of Capital Crisis

Drainage near Itanagar DDK- Dinesh,  bridge below RKMH- Nana Gona   Speed up bridge behind Helipad Ruling GoAP yet to fulfill commitment The commitment of present Govt after taking over the charge to install the statue of late Dorjee Khandu within Secretariat Complex as a tribute to the people’s CM given by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein regrettably is yet to be fulfilled. How could a Govt lie? The GoAP as a policy named various permanent infrastructures across the state after late leaders. But Raj Bhawan Badminton Hall built with…

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Conard Sangma – A politician with a magic wand!

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar All ‘P’ groups are born to serve since the evolution of civilization. Whether they are plaughers (famers) or plumbers or pujaks or pilots (politicians) or prostitutes or preraks make no difference as mythological and historical records give vivid picture of their services to the society. And present day social stratum is no exception to my conviction. Recent meeting with National People’s Party (NPP) national president & Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma left many questions unanswered in mind. Little efforts brought many aspects of…

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Judge awards 2 ½ yr jail term to accused

From Our Correspondent BOMDILA, Jan 30: West Kameng West Session Division special judge (POCSO) Gote Megahas convicted accused SC Mishra in connection with Nafra police station case No.12/ 2015 and protection of child  from sexual offences case No. 1/2017 (WSD/BDL) under section 354( A) IPC r/w Section 12 POCSO Act to undergo two years’ simple  imprisonment and imposed Rs 2000 fine, In case of default of payment of the fine, he shall further undergo simple imprisonment.

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Fire devours 2 houses

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 30:  Two dwelling houses were reportedly devoured by a ravaging fire and one partially damaged at Weshi village under Pakoti circle in East Kameng district on Monday evening.  The fire reportedly broke out around 5 PM by sparking woods when the dweller was preparing animal feed.  The villagers on being alerted by neighbours rushed to the spot but could not able to protect the houses from ravaging fire. However, they could save one house by dousing the fire. Local MLA Mama Natung, expressing shock over the…

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75-yr-old charred to death, APPDSSU offers relief

ITANAGAR, Jan 30:  Seventy-five-year-old Malu Tachang, a blind man was charred to death in an unfortunate fire mishap around 3 am on January 22 last as he could not manage to escape from the burning house in Seijosa area. He left behind his wife, four sons and a daughter, but the family was left roofless. A team of All Pakke-Kessang Pijeriang Dissing Passo Seijosa Students’ Union (APPDSSU) union) led by its general secretary Lolit Brah hand over relief items to the fire victim at Bali Village under Seijosa circle of…

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SAD conducted

AALO, Jan 30: West Siang DC Swetika Sachan inaugurated 11th edition of sarkar aapke dwaar (SAD) at Liromoba on Wednesday. All line departments provided useful services and gave awareness on all flagship programmes of central and state Govts. She said in her address that the SAD is being conducted here for second time to cover all left out people who could not get the benefit in the first camp. It is reflective of the Govt. concern to bring fruits of developments to the door steps of the people and exhorted all…

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NE political parties unite to oppose CAB unanimously

*NESO reiterates its opposition ITANAGAR, Jan 29:  Political parties of NE India against Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 (CAB) during a meeting here on Tuesday, after discussing the Bill and its fall out unanimously decided to oppose it. The meeting, convened and chaired by Meghalaya Chief Minister-cum-National People’s Party president Conrad Sangma along with Assam’s biggest regional party of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), created flutter amongst BJP leaders as most of these political parties are constituents of North Eastern Democratic Alliance (NEDA), NPP spokesman-cum-vice president Nima Sange Saling informed this daily over…

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Cabinet okays TLA, wage hike of contingency staff

ITANAGAR, Jan 29: The state Cabinet on Tuesday approved grant of tough location allowance (TLA) for regular employees as recommended by 7th CPC and the hike in wages of contingency employees, a release issued by GoAP spokesperson Bamang Felix said. Earlier this month, Chief Minister Pema Khandu, in public functions in various locations, had announced the same as New Year Gift. With these, the employees will draw higher salaries and wages from this month. It may be recalled that Khandu had announced to grant TLA for regular employees in two levels…

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Police destroy 2 hectares illegal poppy cultivation

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 29: A team led by Miao SDPO Tasi Darang, ADC Tage Rumi, police station OC inspector Ege Ete, SI Janu Aran along with police, IRBn and CRPF personnel destroyed Illegal poppy cultivation in around two hectares inside jungle area between Old Champu and Panyak villages under Nampai -II circle of Miao sub-division of Changlang district on Tuesday. The team was formed on receiving inputs about such illegal cultivation by SP J K Lego who formed the team, the SDPO informed this daily. However,…

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Dollungmukh PHC signboard destroyed by Assam Police

By Our Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Jan 29:  Assam Police evicted, destroyed and took away a signboard of PHC (PHC) located within Dolungmukh area of Kamle district  of  Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday as alleged by local residents. Kamle DMO in-charge Dr. Kapu Sopin informed that as per report a signboard was erected at tri-junction of Rajghar Ali road, the natural boundary to guide people who want to visit the PHC for treatment and other purposes. The signboard, erected on January 13 last about 3-km from the boundary, would not be re-erected,…

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