AAPPTF distributes ration to drivers

NAHARLAGUN, May 31: More than 2000 commercial vehicle drivers, bread earners of their families, of Capital Complex were given ration – rice, dal & M oil – here recently during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown as a relief. All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF) in collaboration with Capital Complex district administration distributed the ration. The ration items, provided by state Govt led by Chief Minister to mitigate their sufferings and distributed by AAPPTF executive members led by president Dobing Sonam & general secretary Tarh kaha and assisted by Magic Club members…

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Giving new thrust Arunachal Pradesh economy, how?

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, May 31: Arunachal Pradesh, basically a consumer economy, cannot escape the worst impact of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that had hit hard the economy and brought life to standstill across the world. Arunachal Pradesh Govt on May 27 formed an economic revival committee (ERC) whose members held preliminary online discussion on Saturday to recommend measures to achieve the goal. The examples to boost rural economy set by trend setting leader late Setong Sena and National Youth Project (NYP) are eye-opening.  It was Sena who as finance…

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‘Rally & bike messengers mark ‘World No tobacco Day’ observation

TAWANG, May 31: Tawang district tobacco control cell (DTCC) observed ‘World No tobacco Day’, themed ‘Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use’ here on Sunday with a difference. Ten members of Riders Club including Dr Sangey Thinley and Dr D.Magu on their bikes drove in the main through fare of the town from Tawang Monastery to spread mass awareness on ill effects of tobacco and its products. A raly was also organized. National tobacco control programme district officer Dr. Sangey Thinley later spoke about…

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ADC among 2 in held in corruption charge

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 31: Likabali ADC Sode Potom, who was posted in same capacity at Hayuliang, and one Cholingso Kora, a resident of Anjaw district,  were arrested by vigilance special investigation cell (SIC) on Saturday in connection with alleged involvement in a multi-crore land compensation scam for Chaglagam to Rocham stretch of road in Anjaw district. It is allege that only Rs 2.21 crore of sanctioned Rs 24 crore reached the targeted beneficiaries, officials said. Both on Sunday were produced in the court at Tezu which remanded them to three-day police custody for further investigation,…

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