Airport work progress satisfactory says Khandu

1500 metres of Hollongi runway completed: CM ITANAGAR, Dec 28: Chief Minister Pema Khandu Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the progress of Greenfield Airport at Hollongi near here, despite hurdles posed by the Covid pandemic during the last two years. Khandu who visited the construction site of the ambitious project along the boundary with Assam, to take stock of the work progress on ground, while talking to reporters informed that of the 2300 meter runway, work on 1500 meter has been completed. The airport is supposed to be completed by November…

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Wild elephant kills youth, search operation launched

From Our Correspondent NAMSAI, Dec 28: In a tragic mishap, a wild elephant reportedly killed local youth Chau Jenta Mounglang, 20, son of late Chau Chandra Mounglang of Momong village, while he was sleeping in his hut at Kongmukham village behind the Golden Pagoda at 2 AM on of December 25 last. The elephant came on that ill-fated night and started breaking down the hut. When the victim tried to escape, the elephant caught him and torn his leg and smashed his stomach killing him on the spot and damaged…

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APCC celebrates Vijay Diway, Foundation Day | Congress mantra of people’s first: Tuki

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee Tuesday celebrated the 137th Congress Foundation Day and Vijay Diwas to commemorate the 50 years of Bangladesh Liberation War 1971, at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, here. Speaking on the occasion, APCC President Nabam Tuki said that the Congress party has always placed the interest of people first and the grand old party is proud of its illustrious history, legacy that truly represents India – multi-cultural, multilingual and multi-religious. “Congress is the party which led our freedom struggle and guided India to the path…

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Workshop on intra-state grid connectivity held

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: A Workshop on “Intra-State Connectivity to State Grid” was organised by the Arunachal Pradesh State Load Despatch Centre (APSLDC) under the power department, here on Tuesday. The resource person of the workshop was Nangkong Perme, Head of APSLDC and Superintending Engineer (E) SO & PSC. Advisor to power and hydropower Balo Raja  graced the occasion as the Chief Guest in the inaugural session of the workshop. Rokom Bado, CE (P) Transmission, Planning and Monitoring, Pura Tupe CE of hydro power, J Kamdak CE DHPD, Along Ketan CE…

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Immunisation status reviewed

Call for frequent Capital task force meeting ITANAGAR, Dec 28: The District Health Society review meeting cum District Task Force for immunization (DTFI) meet was held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Capital DC Talo Potom which, was also attended by Chief Medical Superintendent of TRIHMS Dr Dukhum Raina, DMO Capital Dr Mandip Perme, DRCHO Dr Tahang Mize, members of District Health Society and representative from WHO. Dr Raina in his deliberation asked all the participants to work with sincerity, honesty and dedication adding, the DTF meeting should be conducted…

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NERIST conducts training on fruit harvesting

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: With the aim to popularize the gender friendly ergonomically developed horticultural fruit harvesting ladder, back pack for load carrying in Sherpa mode and maize sheller, the department of Agricultural Engineering at North East Regional Institute of Science & Technology (NERIST) in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra of East Kameng district, organised a demonstration programme at Pochung and New Sopung village under Banna in the district on December 27 and 28 last. About 24 persons participated in the demonstration which was sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural…

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Fourth SAD camp in Tawang district

JEMEITHANG, Dec 28: The fourth Sarkar Apke Dwar camp of Tawang district was on Tuesday held at residential School Jemeithang. The camp was inaugurated by DC Sang Phuntsok in presence of ADC Lobsang Tsering, EAC cum DPO Choiki Dondup, CO Jemeithang Nawang Thutan, DMO Dr Wangdi Lama and other senior officers from Tawang and Lungla. During inauguration the villagers were informed about the purpose of organising SAKD camp and were asked to avail maximum benefits from these camps. The DC handed over public address system and CCTV set for Residential…

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E-Kameng celebrates Consumer Day

SEPPA, Dec 28: The National Consumer Day was celebrated at Govt. Middle School here with the theme “Consumer-Know Your Rights”, being organized by Department of Legal Metrology and Consumer Affairs of East Kameng district. On the occasion, Knenewa CO Nyalisa Raji chaired the program while Trade Development Officer Mekory Dodum and President of district unit of Consumer Rights Organization Beku Dolo along with his executive members also attended the program. Inspector of Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs Tapi T Payang briefed about the Consumer Protection Act 2019 and Legal Metrology…

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NABARD’s MEDP focuses on king chilli farming

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: NABARD sponsored micro enterprise development programme (MEDP) on cultivation of King Chilli gets underway at Mariyang in Upper Siang district. The training programme was officially launched on Tuesday at Mariyang village by District Development Manager of NABARD Nitya Mili. Branch Manager APRB Mariyang, Gram Panchayat, PRI members, master trainer, Chairman Young Mission Adventure Club, village representative from Mariyang village was also present during the launching programme. The skill training being implemented by Young Mission Adventure Club NGO would cover 30 SHG members of Mariyang village with the…

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Tuki mourns death

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Nabam Tuki on Tuesday mourned the sudden demise of Yanium Ebiya, former President of Block Mahila Congress Committee of Nacho block in Upper Subansiri district who breathed her last on Monday at TRIHMS after a prolonged illness. “Late Ebiya was a discipline, hard working and committed party worker of Indian National Congress and served as first President of Block Mahila Congress Committee of 22-Nacho Block from 1989 to 1994. Her dedicated service and commitment towards Indian National Congress was immeasurable,” Tuki…

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