NSCN (KK) SS captain nabbed by upbeat Changlang dist police

CHANGLANG, May 09: One self styled (SS) captain (political & revenue officer) of NSCN (Khango Konyak) outfit, Hangnang Pangtha, 31, was apprehended from Khimiyang during a joint operation on May 9 when police have been fighting three-front war – COVID-19 pandemic, insurgency and drug menace . Pangtha was arrested by Khimiyang Police in connection with extortion activities in the name of the banned outfit from Khimiyang and Changlang town. His arrest has given a serious jolt to NSCN (KK) by completing ending extortion from Govt officials and general public. The…

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100 saplings planted

INNAO, Jul 31: About 100 saplings provided by forest department were planted by the students at the initiative of GHS School principal Moli Tato within campus here today under Changlang district. Earlier, during such an awareness camp in the school, Tato gave tips on practical aspects of growing trees and their proper as life givers. He appointed two students to care for each sapling and urged the duo to take good care.

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NE development on GoI special focus: Guv

ITANAGAR | Jan 31 | Governor Brig (Retd) B.D. Mishra addressing a public meeting at Jairampur today  said that the GoI led by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi is giving special focus for development of NE  region. More than 28 GoI and GoAP schemes and programmes are being implemented in Changlang district. But the people should be willing partners of development by ensuring transparency and accountability. Expressing concern on health and education status, he said that the State require health infrastructure, equipment, critical specialists and staff while teachers and infrastructure in education. These issues have been…

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Pongtu festival celebrated

CHANGLANG | Apr 11 | Power (Electrical) Minister Tamiyo Taga & state BJP president Tapir Gao, while addressing participants of Pongtu festival as chief guest and guest of honour respectively here today, exhorted them to preserve their culture as unique indigenous identity. Local MLA Tesam Pongte and MLA Tamar Murtem, among others, attended the celebration.

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