Pasighat hosts maiden Karate-Do Champ

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sept 18: The day-long maiden district level Karate-Do Championship-2018 was, conducted by All East Siang Dist Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Association (AESDSKA),  at IGJ GHSS Auditorium here on Sunday last. District’s male and female martial art players showcased their talents. They were applauded for highlighting the step taken by sports authorities, saying the event would boost their skills. Local MLA Kaling Moyong, East Siang SP Prashant Gautum and AdiSU convener Arun Tamuk, attended as chief guest, guest of honour and special invitee respectively, exhorted the sports persons to be…

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SAD draws huge response

PASIGHAT, Sep 18: Officers and officials of various departments of East Siang led by DC Tamiyo Tatak organized Sarkar Aapke Dwar (SAD) with the motto ‘One stop solution to multiple problems’ at Ruksin general ground on Tuesday to provide welfare services to the people at their doorsteps. Thousands of villagers from Ruksin and adjoining areas thronged the venue to avail benefits. Local MLA Tatung Jamoh inaugurated the camp, in presence of Lok Sabha member Ninong Ering and other senior officers. Jamoh urged the people to take advantage of programme and exhorted…

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Flood protection measures on to protect Borguli

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Sept 08: Flood protection works in Taleng Bereng area begun on Saturday by more than 40 youth to protect Borguli village under Mebo circle of East Siang district from Siang River fury. The self help basis work was taken up to protect, particularly agriculture and horticulture land after the village suffered erosion by high tides of the mighty river and inched towards the village threatening the life of the inhabitants and their livelihoods. Locally available materials like bamboo and woods are used for the protection measure as…

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Cleanliness drive for Solung Fest conducted

PASIGHAT, Sept 08: Hundreds of people from all Govt and private educational institutions took part in a massive cleanliness drive today to clean school and college campuses, roadside bushes, garbage of this township. DC Tamiyo Tatak in a coordination meeting with ADC Tatdo Borang, DDSE J. Yirang and heads of all educational institutions and adjoining areas on Friday had asked them to cleanliness drive in view of ensuing Solung Festival. He said that the township should wear a new look before the visit of Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and his…

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Anganwadi workers administered Poshan pledge

PASIGHAT, Sept 06: Poshan pledge was administered ICDS DD Ponung Angu Ering to anganwadi workers including CDPO supervisor O Panyang as part of ongoing Rashtriya Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month- NNM) here today. Stressing on the role of anganwadi workers in the success of the NNM in combating malnutrition and creating awareness on proper nutrition for healthy children, she asked them to work with dedication and contribute proactively to achieve the goal. She termed anganwadi workers as key stakeholder in promoting and offering ICDS of services in grassroots level. Various activities from…

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Rs. 15 lakh each sanctioned for houses damaged by flood

DM team visits flood-hit areas PASIGHAT, Sept 05: Disaster management department today sanctioned Rs. 15 lakh each for the house damaged by Siang River flood fury. The relief assistance sanctioned for the victims will be deposited in the bank accounts of the victims. DM secretary Bidol Tayeng and director Kanto Danggen visited flood affected villages of Mebo sub-division along with Mebo MLA Lombo Tayeng before making the annouoncement. The trio was accompanied with WRD EE T. Jamoh, agriculture Dy. director Y. J. Lego, Namsing CO i/c B.Yirang and DDMO Genden Tsomu…

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Solung Football Cup-2018

PASIGHAT, Sept 03: Central school level Solung Football Cup-2018 (both Boys and Girls), organised by Central Solung Festival Celebration Committee, was kicked off here at IGJ HSS playground today by Er Tashiram Pertin. Siang Model School beat Pasighat SFS by 4-1 in boys section of final match. G.S.S Sika Bamin thrashed Oyan UPS by 7-0 in girls section. 14 teams for boys and 9 teams for girls were participated in the event. Winners bag Rs 30,000 and runners-up Rs 20,000. CSFCC Chairman Tabung Ering & Secy Oni Tamuk, DSO Nada…

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Golgi Bote Talom Rukbo’s 20-ft tall statue underway

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Aug 30: A memorial statue of Golgi Bote Talom Rukbo, founder of Donyi-Polism is now being built at Central Donyi-Polo Yelam Kebang compound here. Donyi-Polism is practiced by indigenous faith believers of Arunachal Pradesh and parts of northern Assam. The statue will be unveiled on  October 2 next, said Central Donyi-Polo Yelam Kebang president Ajem Tayeng while, statue construction committee advisor Kaling Borang, also Adi Agom Kebang president said that he had conceived the idea as indigenous faith people had adored him as their guru. This statue…

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Heavy rainfall swells Tsangpo River, but nothing to panic

Siang high tides wash away 8 houses PASIGHAT, Aug 29:  Tsangpo River has swollen due to heavy rainfall in Chinese portion with discharge of 9020 cumec as observed at various GD stations of Tsangpo River at 8 AM on Wednesday, a report sent by Chinese Govt to its Indian counterpart said. There is nothing to panic as the Central Water Commission (CWC) has reported that the Grand Canyon of Tsangpo on August 14 was 8070 cumec but its increase should not inflict severe damages. East Siang district administration today once again cautioned…

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EPIC to follow GBs to protest against district HQs shifting

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Aug 28: Pangin and Kebang people are surrendering their election photo identity cards (EPICs) to protest against proposed shifting of Siang district HQs from Pnagin to Boleng after GBs resigned enmass at Pangin on Monday, In a letter to DC, former ZPM Berin Padung along with others today wrote that the EPICs surrender intended not  to take part  in election process for step motherly treatment  meted to Pangin people by the GoAP. The people  are aggrieved by the reported decision to amend District Re-organization Act during ongoing…

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