Border repopulation ongoing Process: Social activist Ruba

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Aug 32: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO)’s claim of repopulating Damin and Huri areas of Kurung Kumey district by reversing large scale migration of people from Indo-Tibetan (China) border areas creating an alarming situation is right as found by this daily while cross checking with local leaders. Such trend in sensitive Indo-China border is highly risky as China disrespecting McMahon Line very often claims Arunachal Pradesh as its territory. India and China share a 3,488-km border, including 1,126-km shared by Arunachal Pradesh. The 890-km McMahon Line from Bhutan…

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Underpass under focus for missing target: CE

ITANAGAR, Aug 31:  Though the PWD (Highway) had targeted to complete Bank Tinali underpass by August 31, but despite all possible efforts and focused attention, the works could not be completed due to constant rains and break down of batching plants of contractor M/s T.K. Engineering Consortium Pvt. Ltd. The balance works of underpass includes crash barrier, pavement and road furniture, according to PWD (Highway) chief engineer Sumnyak Sumnyan. However, to maintain high quality construction and safety to road users/traffic, this work is being attended with utmost care and sincerity…

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Tawang to face power crisis as rain damages HEP

GONGKHAR, Aug 31: About 300 metres of three-row penstock pipes and part of a forebay tank of the Shaikang Chhu Micro Hydel Electric Project were washed away at about 3 am on Tuesday. The inner diameter of each pipe is 500 mm and the project is above Gongkhar village under Mogto Circle of Tawang district. Tawang DC Sang Phuntsok along with Executive Engineer of DHPD Lhou Division, Lama Tsering, EE Electrical Tawang Sang Dorjee, CO Mogto Dorjee Wangchu and other officers from the DHPD visited the site in the afternoon…

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Fault on 132 KV Daporijo-Aalo transmission line rectified

ITANAGAR, Aug 31: In a major relief, the Power department on Monday located the fault on the 132KV Daporijo-Aalo transmission line and restored it. Despite inclement weather, a team of technicians for Aalo located the fault and rectified it and the power supply was restored at around 11.05 pm on Monday. The department has thanked the consumers for bearing the inconvenience. On Sunday, a fault was logged on the transmission line. Despite repeated efforts, the department technicians were unable to locate the exact point of the fault. The fault in…

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Govt affects bureaucratic re-shuffle

ITANAGAR, Aug 31: The government of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday effected transfer and posting of bureaucrats. Deomali additional deputy commissioner Penga Tato has been transferred and posted as West Siang deputy commissioner in place of Moki Loyi, who retired from government service on Tuesday. APPSC joint secretary Pagli Sora has been transferred and posted as Dibang Valley deputy commissioner replacing Minga Sherpa, who has been transferred. Bordumsa additional deputy commissioner Talo Jerang has been transferred and posted as Anjaw deputy commissioner in place of Ayushi Sudan, who has been transferred.…

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Solung greetings to Adi community

ITANAGAR, Aug 31: Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu Tuesday extended warm greeting to the people of the state, especially the Adi community on the occasion of Solung festival beginning Wednesday. The governor expressed his hope that the communo-agrarian festival of the Adis will continue to showcase the cultural richness of the state. In his festival message, Mishra said that the Solung festival is the embodiment of the Adi way of socio-cultural and religious life. The Adi community, since time immemorial, has been celebrating…

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Implement Aug 25 order to contain COVID: CS

ITANAGAR, Aug 31: Arunachal Pradesh Disaster Management Authority, during a reviewing meeting here, found that number of COVID-19 cases and positivity rate is declining and placating in the state as a whole. But still overall situation needs monitoring which calls for adequate containment measures to contain the killer virus, an order of chief secretary said on Tuesday, adding thus directed to implement Union MoHA’s  August 25 order cross the state till September 30 next. 20

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Team inspects damages power project

YINGKIONG, Aug 31: A team led by Upper Siang ZPC Lumgeng Litin along with hydro power development department SE D Kamduk, executive engineer Ojin Tekseng and RWD executive engineer Gatling Lipir on Tuesday carried out spot inspection of Sirnyuk mini hydel station. The intake point, drains and other structures up to 400 metres, were heavily damaged by flash flood recently, for which the Yingkiong township remained in darkness besides snapping of internet connectivity, reports DIPRO. The team also inspected the massive damage caused by flash flood to paddy field at…

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Skill training under JJM launched in Tirap

KHONSA, Aug 31: Tirap DC Taro Mize Tuesday launched the weeklong skill development training program under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) at Govt Upper Primary School here. The training is being organised under the aegis of  PHE&WS department in collaboration with department of Skill development and Entrepreneurship and training partner Relexions Digital Pvt Ltd. PHE&WS executive engineer Bamang Tasung, AE Taya Doni, resource persons and trainees from different villages of the district attended the programme, reports DIPRO. Mize in his deliberation spoke about the importance of skill development and how it…

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W-Siang DC assess progress of TAH packages

AALO, Sept 30: West Siang DC Penga Tato Wednesday paid a day-long visit for spot assessment of Trans Arunachal Highway (TAH) works being undertaken by the companies in package 8 and 9. Talking to the company undertaking works of package 9, the DC said that no development is more important than the road works and asked the company to speed up the work bringing all men and materials in this working season to complete the road in time. “The company should also monitor all works carried out by the sub…

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