Missing AN-32 wreckage found in Tato circle: IAF

AN-32 crashed on a hill near Gate village The wreckage of AN-32 was located near Gate village of Siang district, according to Kaying DLR&SO & EAC in-charge Pumek Ronya. Based on input of Payum villager Tadat Tasung that he saw the aircraft flying towards Miigi, Ronya as directed by Siang DC had sent a team including Everester K. Teksing, T Tamut, three mountaineers, political interpreter and ALCs to Gasleng and Gate on search mission. It may take 28 hours to reach the wreckage site as Molo-Kaying road has been totally…

Read More

Guv apprises PM on new Govt mission

NEW DELHI, June 11: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig. (Retd.) B.D. Mishra called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday and briefed him about state’s development projects, including air communication, health and education. Highlighting importance of ongoing projects which on completion will immensely benefit the people, Dr Mishra pointed out challenges and aspirations of the people and about new state Govt headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu with a mission for inclusive growth toeing  ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas’ spirit. Health, education, water, electricity, connectivity, infrastructure and security are…

Read More

Is an Arunachalee legal luminary in making?

By Pradeep Kumar Beyond the Horizon Arunachal Pradesh was the last among eight NE states to separate Judiciary from Executive in 2013, though Article 50 (Part IV) dealing with ‘Directive Principles of State Policy’ under heading “Separation of Judiciary from Executive” says: “State shall take steps to secure that, within a period of three year from the commencement of this Constitution, there is separation of judiciary from the executive”. The same year the Centre in principle had agreed to give a separate high court (HC) to the state for better supervision, monitoring…

Read More

Put extra efforts to complete all unfinished schemes: CM

ITANAGAR, June 11: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday called upon top bureaucrats to put on extra efforts to accomplish unfinished work of last 2½ years of his Govt and push the state to newer heights in all sectors. Interacting with all commissioners and secretaries to translate the plans and ideas of the Govt into reality,  Khandu while thanking all officers led by chief secretary Satya Gopal for successful conduct of simultaneous elections, he said that the people’s expectations and aspirations are very high from since it has emerged with…

Read More

KAI Ntl Karate Champ-2019 | Mangkhiya wins gold among 11 medalists  

*         Empower girls for a better society: Hibu By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, June 11:  Arunachalee karatekas have won 11 (4- gold, 2 –silver and 5- bronze) medals in four-day Karate Association of India (KAI) Sub-Junior and Senior National Karate Championships (SNKCs)-2019 which begun at Delhi’s Talkatra Stadium on Tuesday, according to KAI president Shihan Likha Tara. The winners are: Gold — Jhoney Mangkhiya (68kg), 11-year-old Anyee Sonoma (35kg), 11-year-old Aman Dui (35kg) and 13-year-old Deepak Jamoh 45kg); Silver — senior Sumpi Chege (+68kg) and 13-year-old Mekhiya Sono (40kg); Bronze — eight-year-old  Menand Kamsar (kata individual), 10-year-old Risen…

Read More

Restore partially collapsed Tamin bridge: CM

ITANAGAR, June 11: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday directed PWD commissioner to restore Tamin bridge, near Ziro on war footing as it has  reportedly collapsed partially due to the impact of a heavy over loaded vehicle while crossing over the bridge on Monday midnight. The bridge connects Lower Subansiri with Kamle and Upper Subansiri districts.  Despite Kamle DC had put up sign boards on both side approaches of bridge with permissible load capacity of 9 MT for heavy vehicles inclusive of vehicle weight, the said vehicle weighing more than permissible limit…

Read More

Guv seeks union ministers’ support for Arunachal

NEW DELHI, June 10: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra met Union Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ here on Tuesday when they discussed ways to improve state’s education scenario. He  briefed about educational environment and its challenges besides textbooks which were made available in last academic session after three years with state Govt providing adequate funds for timely delivery. He apprised about institutes of higher education and sought special care on priority to create new avenues for higher and professional courses. While making special mention of NIT, he…

Read More

Strong civil services key to governance: CM

ITANAGAR, June 11: Strengthening civil services is crucial as its effectiveness will form the strength of an efficacious development and governance process, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said while interacting with Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Officers Association (APCSOA) members here Tuesday. Unbiased, honest and efficient civil service is the core of the executive with responsibility to effectively monitor and implement all Govt policies and programmes, he opined to strengthen the civil service and said his Govt will accord highest priority to welfare of civil service officers. He said that it is his…

Read More

Be power self-sufficient by 2024: DyCM

ITANAGAR, June 11: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein called upon hydropower department official to work hard to meet domestic power requirement within three years and set 2024 at target for self-sufficiency. Addressing a review meeting of hydropower department and Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA), he was surprised to learn that the state huge hydropower potential to generate 40% power requirements of the nation, but still only producing 1% of its potential. He suggested 100% reduction of expenditure on power purchase by end of three years to consider supplying surplus power to…

Read More

CS reviews SJET proposals

ITANAGAR, June 11: Reviewing projects proposals under tribal sub plan, chief secretary Satya Gopal said that priority should be given to beneficiary oriented schemes, like piggery, water harvesting projects, education, and health. Chairing executive committee meeting to consider project proposals under social justice & empowerment and tribal affairs (SJET) department here on Tuesday, he said beneficiary schemes should be given to landless, small, and marginal farmers with the twin objective of doubling income of farmers and generate self-employment. He advised to include at least one anganwadi centre in project proposal…

Read More