Heroin worth Rs 99 cr seized in 1998 | Ganja worth Rs 72 lakh seized in 3 days, two nabbed

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jun 27: Ganja worth Rs 22 lakh was seized at Naharlagun near here, police said on Monday. Following the interrogation of a woman arrested on June 24, a house was raided in Lekhi village on Sunday night and 12 bags of ganja weighing 195.67 kg were seized, they said. The owner of the house was arrested in connection with the seizure, they added. The seized drugs were brought from Mengio in Papum Pare district, Capital Superintendent of Police (SP) Jimmy Chiram said. With the…

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Agnipath scheme cruel joke on future of youth: APCC

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jun 27: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Monday staged protests against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces, stating that the BJP-led dispensation was “playing around with the country’s security and the future of youth”. Activists of the grand old party, holding banners and placards that flayed the scheme, criticised the BJP government for subverting the long-standing traditions and ethos of the armed forces”. Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) spokesperson Gyamar Tana said that the “ill-conceived scheme was introduced by…

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Sona assumes office as NERIPSTR president

GUWAHATI, Jun 27: State Assembly Speaker P D Sona on Monday attended the office as the President of North East Regional Institute of Parliamentary Studies, Training & Research (NERIPSTR) at Khanapara, here. Sona, who is also the Chairman of CPA India Region Zone-III, was unanimously elected as president of NERIPSTR on May 12 last during the executive meeting of 18th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association India Region Zone III at Itanagar. The NERIPSTR was set up at Khanapara with the objective of imparting training, workshops and extending support to all the legislators…

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APSCW conducts legal awareness programme

ITANAGAR, Jun 27: The Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) in collaboration with the One Stop Centre (OSC) Naharlagun, on Monday conducted a day-long legal awareness programme at Hollongi Village. Crime   against women, prevention of dug menace and Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme were main highlights of the programme. APSCW Chairperson Kenjum Pakam speaking on the occasion, expressed concern over the substance abused by the younger generation and requested the parents to motivate their children to pursue their interested co-curriculum activities so that they are not involved in…

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IFCSAP hails BJP for naming Murmu as presidential candidate

ITANAGAR, Jun 27: The Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP), the apex body of the indigenous faith groups of the state, Wednesday hailed the BJP for selecting Draupadi Murmu, a tribal from Odisha as their official candidate for the upcoming presidential election 2022. The IFCSAP felt that the BJP under the leadership of JP Nadda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, has displayed a very bold and smart political move by naming a tribal woman for the party’s candidature. The IFCSAP also felt that…

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Libang inaugurates CT scan machine

AALO, Jun 27: Health & Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang on Monday inaugurated a CT scan machine at General Hospital here, in presence of MLAa Kento Jini and Nyamar Karbak besides, DMO Dr Dubom Bagra. Speaking on occasion, Jini thanked the minister for fulfilling the long pending demand of the public and highlighted the economic benefits of the CT scan machine. He said that earlier doctors refer the patient for CT scan to Pasighat, Dibrugarh and Itanagar. Now after installing of the machine, expenses of the patients would be minimized.…

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Tirap conducts iRAD training

KHONSA, Jun 27: A training programme on integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) was conducted on Monday  at DC office here, which was attended by OCs  and IOs of all the police stations of the district. District Informatics Officer (DIO) Rakesh Das and District Rollout Manager Sunya Wangno imparted an in depth and hands-on training on the app which would soon be rollout in the district. The iRAD project is an initiative of the union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), with an objective to improve road safety in the…

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BJP withdraws from panchayat by-election, NPP and Ind in fray

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Jun 27: In the ongoing process of Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI) by-election to 4-Upper Koloriang zilla parishad constituency (ZPC), BJP candidate Bengia Mariam of total three withdrew her candidature on the last date of withdrawal on Monday, according to form-6 under rule [14(4)], as notified by the returning officer, available with this daily. The candidates left in the fray are Chello Tagar (National People’s Party-NPP) and Bengia Tayeng (independent), according to another notice about contesting candidates. 20

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PGCIL CMD Sreekant awarded Best CEO (Power) Award-2022

From Umesh Tiwari NEW DELHI, Jun 27: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution & Textiles Piyush Goyal conferred Business Today-PwC India’s Best CEO (Power) Award-2022 conferred on Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) CMD K. Sreekant at a glittering event here on June 24 last. The awardees were chosen by a jointly study by Business Today and PwC India, using a robust methodology that assesses top 500 most valuable companies by market capitalisation for growth in revenues, profits, and total shareholder returns  and earnings…

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Pictures prove adage ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ wrong  

Suffering for masses by snapped Changlang-Margherita road beyond explanation Beyond the Horizon By Pradeeo Kumar The above pictures reflect the sufferings of Changlang district people, particularly of district HQs to justify the adage:  “A picture is worth a thousand words”. This adage in multiple languages sometimes conveys multiple ideas by a single still image, which conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than mere verbal description. The Changlang-Margherita road, the lifeline of Changlang district, washed away by heavy rainfall on June 14 last, has been causing untold sufferings for the…

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