SBI Dy. manager arrested for unauthorized withdrawal

AALO, Aug 30: Local branch State Bank of India Dy. Manager Bikash Ranjan Hajong Ray, a resident of Hawakhana village of West Garo Hills district under Tura police station of Meghalaya was arrested by West Siang District Police on Thursday for unauthorized withdrawal of huge money from customers’ accounts. Ray, accountant-cum-cash officer, was absconding and evading arrest after learning that police was in look out for him. Police had registered cases (No, 62/19 U/S-409/477-A IPC on 30.07.19 and No-70/19 U/S-12- B/403/409/34 IPC. The first case was registered by Aalo PS on…

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GoAP serious to construct Miao-Vijoynagar road: Guv

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: People of Vijoynagar circle in Changlang district, located along India-China-Bhutan tri-junction, are as important as other people of Arunachal Pradesh, said Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra on Friday, adding the state Govt is concerned about their welfare and particular building Miao-Vijoynagar road. Dr Mishra, who has taken up the issue road construction issue at various levels including with the GoI, assured that the road will be built by all means in response to a memorandum urging for early road construction, telecom facility and regular air service. He said that he…

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Arunachalees kisi se kum nehi | NERIST KV student to join PM to watch Chandrayaan-2 live

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Aug 30: This again proves editor of this daily right for oft repeatedly writing that Arunachalees kisi se kum nehi despite living in this hilly remotest state of India where light of development is yet to penetrate. After Lige Basar, student of Oyan-based Vivkenanda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV), NERIST Kendriya Vidyalaya class- VIII Tejashwini Gajurel has also been selected to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi to witness the moon landing of Chandrayaan-2 live at ISRO in Bengaluru on September 7.  Her excellent performance in online Space Quiz 2019 competition (www.mygov.in) facilitated…

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Villagers face-off with SP-led forces, horti damage assessment halted

By Our Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Hundreds of villagers, including womenfolk, had a face-off at the border of their Neelam village in Lower Subansiri district on Friday against two companies of security personnel led by Lower Subansiri SP. The SP and the overwhelming numbers of security personnel along with the EAC, district horticulture officer, had come “unannounced” to the village to assess alleged damages to the horticulture crops in an area whose ownership is currently being contested at the court of law. The land in question covers an area measuring 211.31…

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Bagra terms OWA a role model, assures all help  

NAHARLAGUN, Aug 30: Oju Welfare Association (OWA) is a role model in Arunachal Pradesh, Industries, Skill Development, Textile & Handicraft, Trade & Commerce Minister Tumke Bagra said after inspecting and taking stock of its numerous ongoing activities in the institution here on Friday While addressing OWA fraternity, he recalled his association with OWA founder chairperson Binny Yanga in 1988 when only a school was initially set up. Impressed with its activities, he assured to extend all possible support to strengthen the institution and enhance its outreach and in take capacity in…

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1 GoAP staff drawing salary from two places to face action: Ringu     

NAHARLAGUN, Aug 30: Expressing shock that one GoAP employee of a particular department was drawing salary from two places since March 2019, finance secretary Y. W. Ringu conveyed her serious concern over such a lapse and hinted that action would be initiated against the defaulters. While interacting with the participants of a workshop, ocnducted by Hero Mindmine Pvt Ltd (HMPL) in collaboration with finance department at D. K. Convention Centre here on Friday, she asked the DDOs to be well-versed with the latest financial rules to ensure smooth transaction of Govt…

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Solve Yame murder case soon to end troubles of witnesses

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: The Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) has urged the chief minister and home minister to immediately solve case of late Toko Yame, who was murdered at Tawang on 2017, as aggrieved deceased family is still waiting for justice. The students, who were friends of the deceased in schools, are being called time to time by the court for hearing. They have to attend hearing at Tawang from different areas, some from remote villages while sometimes summon for hearing comes in the middle of the examination amounting to harassment for…

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Minor girl downs to death in Dikrong River

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 29: A nine-year-old girl had drowned while taking bathing with her friend in Dikrong River near SRPL colony in Chandannagar here on Thursday, police said. The deceased was identified as Anga Ekka, d/o Tamar Ekke of Ekke village under Daporijo district, currently living in Chandranagar Forest Colony. Capital SP Tumme Amo said that the deceased had gone for bathing with her friend Lindum Meku, but unfortunately was drowned. The deceased disappeared from river at around 1.30 pm, Meku said in her statement, adding she returned to…

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MoS MoRTH  reviews road projects | ‘Delay in Arunachal road projects not be tolerated’

ITANAGAR, Aug 29: Union MoS Road, Transport & Highways (MoRTH), Gen (Rtd) V K Singh made it very clear that delay in completion of road projects in Arunachal Pradesh will not be tolerated and such contractors will be dealt with seriously. Taking a review meeting of road projects in the state, along with Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Arunachal East MP Tapir Gao here on Thursday morning, Gen Singh expressed concern over prolonged delay in completion of projects despite repeated assurances from contractors. “I make…

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Dawaki migration route Bangladeshis into India – I

By Pradeep Kumar DAWKI, Aug 29: Huge number of illegal migrants from Bangladesh is a matter of great concern mostly for North East India that prompted Assam Govt to launch the process of National Citizens’ Register. India is greener pasture to offer much better scope for earning livelihood for which poor Bangladeshis always try to find ways to migrate into this country. Dawki, famous tourist spot of Meghalaya in West Jaintia Hills district, being the meeting point for India and Bangladesh, is most vulnerable point for illegal migration of Bangladeshis…

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