2019 target to survey 3 strategic rail lines along China border

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 04: Lack of proper road and rail connectivity from Bhalukpong to Tawang, located along Indo-China border, was undeniably the primary cause for defeat of Indian Army during 1962 Chinese War. Keeping this mind, the Defence Ministry has identified four strategic rail lines along the India-China border, as informed to Lok Sabha by MoS (Railways) Rajen Gohain. Responding to a written question, Gohain had informed that those four strategic lines along are: 378-km Missamari-Tenga-Tawang, 498-km Bilaspur-Manali-Leh, 227-km Pasighat-Tezu-Rupai and 249-km North Lakhimpur-Bame-Silapathar. “Ministry of…

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Girl revolts against traditional child marriage practice

NAHARLAGUN, Jan 04: Child marriage though legally banned in Arunachal Pradesh but still continues under the influence of age-old traditional system. But, such victims of late have been revolting to seek freedom to lead a decent life. Another startling story of survival of a child marriage victim has surfaced. She   fought against all odds to get back her freedom to live.  A girl named Yarang (name changed) hailing from a small village was living happily with her parents with dreams in her innocent eyes. She was just 8-year-old when she…

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Police conducting probe into JNC vandalisation

*Bring the culprits to book: Siram From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jan 04: Miscreants had broke open several locks of examination branch, hostel and canteen of Jawaharlal Nehru College here during the intervening night of Dec 31 and New Year and escaped with CCTV installed in front of examination and generator. JNC principal, while lodging an FIR with local police station, had sought thorough investigation into the case. While severely condemning the vandalisation, APCC vice president Bosiram Siram exhorted the police to haunt the culprits. He advocated proper police patrolling as…

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Arunachal tableau qualifies for R-Day Tableaux Parade-2019

ITANAGAR, Jan 04: Arunachal Pradesh tableau selected to take part in Republic Day Tableaux Parade 2019 at New Delhi with ‘Peace Within’ as theme, the information of which was received by state’s IPR department asa precious New Year gift from Ministry of Defence (MoD). A team of artists led by expert Dhruba Bhattacharjee diligently prepared the tableau as MoD’s strict   instruction was that all tableaus should be on Gandhiji or Gandhiji-related. The selection of tableau is a painstakingly rigorous process involving various stages of elimination.  An expert committee is appointed to…

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IOC gifts 40-bedded ANM hostel under CSR

AALO, Jan 04: Indian Oil Corporation Ltd under its CSR has gifted people of West Siang a 40-bedded ANM hostel here at the initiative of Union MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju. An MoU was signed between West Siang DC-cum-DHS chairman Swetika Sachan and Indian Oil law manager Kamal Kumar Goswami to this effect on Thursday. IOC DGM (HR-CSR) Digonta Thakuria and senior district officers were present. (DIPRO)

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KKSU serves ultimatum against fund misuse

AALO, Jan 04: The Kargu Kardi Students Union (KKSU) served a 30-day ultimatum to West Siang DC on Friday demanding construction of community hall at Liromoba and immediate suspension of erring/corrupt officers and contractor for misappropriating Rs 30 lakh pubic money. The auditorium/community hall, sanctioned under 2016-17 SIDF scheme for which Rs 30 lakh was withdrawn by those officers and embezzled, the KKSU claimed based on information collected through RTI. The KKSU also alleged Liromoba MLA Nyamo Karbak and DRDA officers concerned for conniving in misuse of fund sanctioned on 22.03.17…

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400 cadets undergoing 1st CATC

ITANAGAR, Jan 04: A combined annual training (CATC) camp for around 400 cadets of both sexes from Arunachal Pradesh and Assam begun at Rajiv Gandhi Govt Polytechnic (RGGP) here on Thursday. The 1 Arunachal Pradesh Bn NCC of Tezpur group HQ (B) regularly conducts such training camps to instill discipline, camaraderie and national sprit in young school and colleges going student who share their experiences and skills. NCC not only motivates these cadets but also serves as an example to the society through their various activities, like blood donation camps,…

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