AR holds security coordination meet | Civilians commit to stand united against insurgency

KHONSA, July 10: The civilians of Triap district committed to stand united against insurgency and extend support to security forces for heralding peace in the district during a security coordination meeting conducted by Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles (AR) in its headquarters here Monday. AR commandant Colonel Aman Ahluwalia, while chairing the meeting, sought cooperation of civilians with security forces to maintain peace and security in the area, while apprising about general situation of Tirap district. He also underscored the responsibility and important role of the villagers as custodians of…

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Competitive spirit key to success in life, DC tells Sainik School cadets

PASIGHAT, July 10: “Competition is about fighting own battle. None can be successful without fighting battles. If you win the everyday battle, you win the war. Thus, students should work hard to achieve great heights in life”, East Siang DC Tayi Taggu said in his address during a felicitation function of Niglok-based Sainik School students here on Tuesday. While appreciating the students, especially those who have scored 97% in All India Secondary Board Examination-2023, Taggu as chief guest enlightened them about setting goals and time management while striking the right…

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Inter-State Truck Terminal facing needs GoAP’s priority attention

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, July 10: The approach road of Inter-State Truck Terminal (ISTT), located at Lekhi village, needs immediate attention of the state Govt due to its worst condition due to water logging, deposit of mudslides and lacks basic amenities, affecting the passengers as well as smooth operation of buses. The Rs 10.96 crore ISTT project was approved in 2009 by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and handed over to transport department for its proper functioning in 2020. It intended that buses should not enter the state capital…

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Drug peddler nabbed red handed

From Our Correspondent NAMSAI, July 10: Namsai Police, acting on a tip of from reliable sources, seized one gram of orange-yellowish powder packed in a shop case, suspected to be heroine, Rs 1,100 and nabbed suspected drug peddler Mridul Buragohain from 2 Mile area near Forest Check Gate here on Monday. The peddler was coming from Kakopather in Assam’s Tinsukia district to deliver some contraband substance and district anti-drug squad led by Namsai SDPO DSP Chera Saban along with ASI S Kumar and ready party arrested him, local police station…

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Abducted RWD AE rescued, 3 arrested

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, July 10: East Kameng district’s Bameng RWD division AE Reri Boje, who was abducted from Gandhi Market area at around 10 am on Monday, was rescued from Richi Jullang area near Chimpu-Jullang Bridge and three persons were arrested, informed SP Jimmy Chiram. On receiving the FIR, capital police registered a case (No 153/23/U/S 365/506/34 of IPC with Itanagar Police Station and swung into action to conduct a rescue operation. Three suspected abductors, identified as Yarkum Rimo, 40; Mako Rimo, 23 and Tah Rimo, 35; all residents…

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Arunachalee Saring wins doubles’ gold medal

1st shuttler to win gold in Ntl event ITANAGAR, July 10: Arunachal’s Jessica Neyi Saring shined again to win doubles’ gold medal at All India Sub Junior U-13 Ranking Badminton Tournament-2023 Jessica won her second gold in the span of a week along with her doubles’ partner Shaina Manimattu, at the event played in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Jessica, who started her badminton journey under coach Dilip Gurung in Itanagar, now undergoing training at Gamechanger Badminton Academy in Bangalore under coach Anshuman Hazarika, reports NEWSFY. It may be recalled that the shuttler…

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Mayor-led team inspect sites for SWMP & burial ground

NIRJULI, July 10: In an effort to ensure the development and well-being of the community, Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) mayor Tamme Phassang along with corporators and commissioner Likha Tejji conducted a thorough inspection for proposed solid waste management plant (SWMP) at Karsingsa and  burial ground at Nirjuli. Local officials and community members lauded the attention given to these important areas as the inspection was to assess present conditions, identify issues and effective measures to address them. At Karsingsa block point, the team examined the infrastructure, including roads, sanitation facilities and public…

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Sainik School pre-entrance test held

ITANAGAR, Ju.ly 10: Total 16 class-V students of D-School, organised by Assam Rifles of Changlang district on Tuesday, appeared in pre-entrance exam for Sainik School, aimed at identifying their potential. The AR would guide the eligible ones for preparation to appear in final Sainik School entrance examination in new academic session, according to AR sources. 20

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Social service gives Ziro a new look

ZIRO, July 10: Garbage piled for last several days along the main thoroughfare of Lower Subansiri district HQs Ziro, particularly from treasury office to Old Ziro to become an eyesore for the locals and tourists, were cleaned by a mass social service giving a new look to the Trans-Arunachal Highway stretch. The drive was initiated by district administration with support of UD&H department, 60th ITBP Bn and All Ziro Hapoli Youth Association (AZHYO). DC Bamin Nime, who led the drive, said: Ziro Valley is frequented by many VIPs and tourists…

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Farmers trained on ‘integrated pest & disease management in rice’: CHF

AALO, July 10: Pasighat-based College of Horticulture & Forest (CHF) conducted a day-long training on “integrated pest and disease management in rice” in Logum Jini village on Tuesday for 47 farmers of Logum Jini, Biru and Eyi villages. Chaired by head GB Kiken Jini, it was attended by GB Miba Lomi and GPMs Moli Naso, Bano Naso, Meny Ango and Moli Naso, it was conducted by CHF principal investigator Dr S.K. Pattanaik, assisted by co-principal investigator Toge Riba. The farmers were trained on integrated pest management of (IPM) paddy; management…

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