CM reviews ongoing projects

ITANAGAR, May 25: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday  took a detailed review on status of road projects being executed by the Highways, Public Works, Rural Works an Urban Development departments. While emphasizing on quality and timely completion of all under progress road projects, he urged all engineers, especially the CEs of all zones and divisions to check the practice of compiling detail project reports (DPRs) with exuberant budget estimates.  He pointed that most of the DPRs prepared by departmental engineers always tend to be on the higher side of…

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Endangered Red Panda spotted in Tawang

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar A little Red Panda, listed as endangered in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) list of threatened species, has been spotted at Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Wednesday. “Cute and little #RedPanda spotted in Tawang! The small mammal is listed as endangered in the IUCN list of threatened species. Cute and little # RedPanda ???? spotted in Tawang! These bamboo-munching species mostly reside in Himalayan regions of Northeast. Let us together protect. They are important to safeguard biodiversity and maintain ecological…

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4 nabbed in ATM attempted robbery case

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 25: The capital police on Thursday apprehended four persons in connection with the ATM theft case that had occurred in Banderdewa at around 3 am on  May 25 last. Talking to this daily, ASP Thutan Jamba said that though detainees could not succeed in the theft, they damaged the ATM beyond its repair. Without disclosing the names of detainees, as the police is investigation the case to gather more information, he informed that on receiving  information about group of people were trying to rob the ATM,…

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Why less success in UPSC by NE aspirants- An analysis 

By Robin Hibu Heartiest congratulations to all 20 successful NE candidates who cracked UPSC Exams-2022.  But, we need to do more soul searching introspection….why only miniscule/few youth or negligible success in such national level competitions for bright careers in UPSC etc. It is time for spade works  to motivate our mostly sleeping lethargic directionless youth of eight NE states.   I can see and observe even those privileged aspirants to be in academic centres like Delhi. Most of them just hang around, waste their times and energy in useless partying, dating,…

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Lazi sisters donate 50 benches to TRIHMS’s TCC

NAHARLAGUN, May 25: Social worker and noted artist Yami Lazi and her sisters, in a simple function on Thursday, donated 50 wooden benches to Tertiary Cancer Centre (TCC) of Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Science (TRIHMS) here for the use of cancer patients and caregivers visiting the centre. Yami, in her address, said that she herself had noted the difficulties faced by her family members during hospitalisation in TRIHMS. To contribute a bit from her side and to ease the hardships of patients, she came up with the…

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NERIST student goes missing

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 25: A student of North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) went missing on Wednesday morning. Capital Police have constituted a team under the guidance of Nirjuli OC for his search operation. Identified as Aniket Dutta Gupta, 19, a student of Computer Science Engineering (CSE) 2022-2026 batch, went missing since Wednesday last. He hails from Gupta Kutir, Topla Basti, Tinsukia district. Informing that the missing complaint was received at around 12 noon on Wednesday, ASP Thutan Jamba said a police team is carrying out…

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DC: Lower Subansiri managing garbage menace on war footing

ZIRO, May 25: Lower Subansiri district administration is on a war footing to fight the chronic garbage menace affecting district HQs here for past several months. Team UD&H led by AE-cum-DLRSO Chakpu Raju cleared the tons of garbages dumped at the entrance gate of swachh destruction machine (SDM) at Hong village recently. Around 20 vehicles of dumped garbage had piled up at the site and the team comprising 15 members including safai karamcharis, sweepers, drivers and lifters cleaned up the garbage and segregated them from early morning till late afternoon.…

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IAF on mission to recruit Agniveervayus

ZIRO, May 25: A team of Indian Air Force officers led by Guwahati-based 11 Airmen Selection Centre commanding officer wing commander S. Shanmugam visited Lower Subansiri DC office here on Thursday to discuss the ways and means to motivate district youth for IAF’s upcoming Agniveervayu recruitment rally. The IAF in collaboration with district administration would conduct extensive awareness campaigns to reach out and enhance maximum registrations of the aspiring youth at the selection rally. Accompanied by sergeant Ajith and corporal Hari, Shanmugam explained the Agniveervayu scheme and sought help from…

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Khonsa hosts mega ex-servicemen rally

KHONSA, May 25: An ex-servicemen rally was organized by Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles on Thursday to reach out to veterans, veer naris and widows of Tirap and Longding districts. The rally, held in close coordination with Zila Sainik Board, Rajya Sainik Board and state administration, was to address various grievances of ex-servicemen and resolve various pension anomalies along-with solving their day to day problems. The rally witnessed approximately 150 of them, including from far-flung village on India-Myanmar border, who indulged in a healthy interactive session with civil and defence…

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DEC okays relief payment subject to fund availability

TEZU, May 25: Lohit DC-cum-district executive committee (DEC) chairman Shashvat Saurabh, in his presidential address to the meeting here on Wednesday, informed that the revised state disaster response fund (SDRF) norms has been received from the state Govt and all relief cases to be considered strictly adhering to the norms. The loss assessment should be carried out in a proper manner and recommended as per Govt Guidelines he said. After the DDMO Damchen Norbu presented a PPT on flood damage report-2022 received from various departments, the DEC members examined the…

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