Koloriang tense over GB killing | Agitators ransack SP office, demand arrest of culprit

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 29:  Tension mounted in Kurung Kumey district HQs Koloriang  on Monday after a group of protesters, mostly women, attacked SP office there demanding immediate arrest of killer of Papu village GB Bengia Tamang near Taba Village under circle on April  25 last. Infuriated over inordinate delay and lackadaisical attitude of the police, particularly SP, the agitators demanded also demanded suspension of SP, sources told this daily from Koloriang. The protesters went wild later and shouting slogans against the SP broke into his office…

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Dr Behari: AITE to unfold new species, to make RGU partner

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The ongoing fourth phase survey of All India Tiger Estimation-2018 (AITE) in unexplored Arunachal Pradesh will unfold many new wildlife & bird species, state’s PCCF (WL&BD) CWLW Dr Bipin Behari said on Monday. Hinting about trapping of critically endangered white-bellied heron for the first time on camera Kamlang Tiger Reserve (KTR) at Wakro, when asked about the expectation of department, he said that Arunachal with 81% forest coverage is one is of the world’s “ecological hotspots” presenting vast range of species and ecosystem diversity in the eastern Himalayas. Thus, it is also…

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Add degrees to boost employability: VC

Why skilling Arunachalees? Such workshop is the need of the day as Arunachal Pradesh in unemployment map of India per 1,000, prepared by Union Labour & Employment Ministry on the basis 5th annual employment-unemployment survey (2018–19) ranks 89 (93-urban & 52-rural). Gujarathas the least unemployment rate among the Indian states, while Tripura has the highest unemployment rate. (Higher rank represents lower unemployment among the population) while national average stands at 50. It may be mentioned here that National Youth Project-AP since 2008 with H P Biswas as president and Pradeep Kumar   as vice…

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Fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2019 | Roshni Dada to represent Arunachal

By Our Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Reigning Miss Arunachal Roshni Dada, 19, will represent Arunachal Pradesh in FBB Colors Femina Miss India 2019 scheduled at Mumbai on June 15 next. On Monday, 19-year-old Roshini got rousing welcome here as she would represent her state in the most prestigious beauty pageant of India on being selected in its east zone audition, organized by Miss India Organization in Assam and Kolkatta on March last. Damsels from all NE states vied for the honour during audition to select one from each state for the final show….

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Workshop on election counting for journalist

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The TV 18 network conducted a workshop on election reporting and vote counting in Arunachal Press Club here on Monday. Network 18 senior IT head Hemant Rao and Assam (NE) assignment producer Pranjal apprised the trainees of procedures of reporting and updated them with various inputs through power point presentation. Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working journalist (APUWJ) president Amar Sangno, Arunachal Press club (APC) AGS Manoj Singh and other print and electronic media journalists were present.

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The maze of GST & emerging opportunities for NE

By Ramesh Chandra Roy The advent of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the taxation horizon of India brought in historic changes and quite a lot of heat, not only in commercial sectors but in political arena too. Never before in India history has any indirect taxation measure evoked such intense reactions- from vegetable vendors to diamond exporters and financial wizards to airline executives, all with equal passion. The intensity of the discussions over GST has not faded even after more than a year since it was rolled out….

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District HQs problems to be tackled separately

AALO, Apr 29: A meeting, chaired by West Siang DC Swetika Sachan here on Monday, after threadbare discussions on traffic congestion, parking problems, identification of bus and sumo terminals, road works and drainage system, decided to take up all burning issues confronting the district HQs separately. It was decided to take unions and associations in the plan for effective implementation, while DC and AE (highway) sought cooperate of one and all for creating smooth working process. It was decided to regulate heavy commercial vehicles at fixed morning and afternoon times to ease…

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2nd THoR Open Badminton Champ-2019 | Reigning champion retain trophy

RONO HILLS, Apr 29: The 2nd edition of THoR Open Badminton Championship-2019, conducted jointly by Boarders of Tirap Halls of Residence (THoR) and Officers’ Club RGU (OCRGU) concluded here on Sunday evening. Reigning champion pair PG students Tanil Tabang and Charu Toko clinched the men’s doubles title in a thrilling three-setter final match edging past rival pair of Dr David Pertin and Karli Poyom with 21-19, 20-21 & 21-17 scores.   Eighteen teams in four pools took part in this category. In mixed doubles category, 10 teams competed in two pools. Kenli Riram & Guniya Dele pair…

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Counting training given to staffs

TAWANG, Apr 29: Training of around 150 counting supervisors, counting assistants and attendants were given training for counting scheduled for May 23 next here on Monday. District level master trainer (DLMT)-cum-CO (election) Tashi Wangchhu apprised the trainees of counting the procedures and formalities through power point presentation. Hands on training on EVM handling would be given in batches during counting, he said. This was followed by an interactive session when various doubts of the trainees clarified by DEO, DLMT and experienced officers. Tawang DC-cum-DEO Sang Phuntsok conveyed his best wished to…

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Critically endangered heron spotted in Kamlang

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Apr 28: A search for tigers caught the critically endangered white-bellied heron for the first time on camera in a classic example of chance. A rare white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis) has been captured in a camera trap photo at Kamlang tiger reserve at Wakro of Lohit district in Arunachal Pradesh. The camera was originally set up for All India Tiger Estimation 2018. The heron was a lone adult captured in a series of camera trap photos on the bank of the Tawa at 12.20pm…

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