Wangham to sponsor Sainik School students

  LONGDING, June 29: Local MLA Thangwang Wangham today announced to sponsor educational expenses of candidates who qualify to join Sainik School and urged parents of eligible candidates of his assembly constituency to apply for the entrance test scheduled on July 22 next. It is worth mentioning here that he also has been sponsoring UPSC aspirants since last many years. As education and health have been his priority areas,  he has borne medical expenses worth lakhs of many patients from time to time. Establishment of opium  de-addiction centre, which has successfully freed many people from the…

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Boy electrocuted at Tichum, DC grants ex-gratia

LONGDING | Nov 30 | Ten-year-old Toicha Wangsa, son of Jamau Wangsa of Nginu village, was electrocuted to death on Wednesday last at Tichum, some 16-km from here. The kid was reportedly electrocuted when he touched the live wire lying unattended on the ground. Longding DC V S Mallik accompanied with SP, CO, doctor and power EE visited Nginu on Thursday to convey heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, handed over ex gratia amounting to Rs 30,000 and some necessary ration items. The villagers, particularly victim’s family alleged that the electric department staff…

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Remove all unsafe unauthorized temporary structures, directs DC

  LONGDING | Nov 29 | In view of frequent fire incidents in Longding district, DC-cum-DDMA chairman Vikram Singh Malik, under Disaster Management Act 2005 power, has directed to remove all unauthorized temporary constructions, having leaf/Toku patta roofs in the district HQs here by December 31 next. Such structures have been built across Longding town having high propensity to catch fires rapidly and therefore pose a serious threat to its occupants and neighboring houses and making all occupants unsafe, the DC said in an order. The order should be strictly complied  as pre-emptive…

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DC offers relief to fire victims

LONGDING | Nov 22 | A double storied building owned by  Thaknai Wangsu was completely gutted when fire broke out in Old SSB Colony here on November 19 last. The cause of the incident is said to be a short circuit in electric wiring of the adjacent kutcha room used as  kitchen and subsequent bursting of  LPG cylinder. Though there was no report of any casualty but huge properties were lost in the inferno. Longding DC VS Mallik visited the spot on Wednesday and handed over immediate relief of Rs 50,000 to the…

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Longding ready to give sports a new direction

  By Our Staff Reporter LONGDING | Aug 23 | District Olympic Association formed and affiliated recently with Arunachal Olympic Association has successfully formed all other sports discipline association on August 19, in a sitting here chaired by DOA president Tailai Taham. Sports persons and youth,  some prominent social activist, leaders, officers DSO Ahua Wangsu, (sports),  WCS president Manhang Loham & consultant Chonai Wangpan, addressed the meeting. The district, with 13 sports associations under DOA, offers opportunities in wushu, boxing, karate, weightlifting, archery, chess, carom, athletic, TT, badminton, volleyball and football…

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DC advocates 3Rs for cleanliness 

From our correspondent LONGDING | Jun 08 |Advocating the relevance of 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle -, Longding DC Himanshu Gupta  has called for keeping this district headquarters town neat and clean. Addressing the participants of World Environment Day, he suggested to segregate waste at the source, keep twin dustbins in every household, go for vermicompost unit to make the waste useful and environment-friendly. UD & housing deputy director Bapenlu Kri demonstrated the process of segregation of household waste and convert them into bio-degradable and non-biodegradable waste. Moreover, awareness campaign…

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Skill training vital for Arunachal: Kri

From Our Correspondent LONGDING | Mar 26| Skill training is the common event across the world to make all unskilled person part of development process and India is no exception, said UD & housing deputy director Bapenlu Kri here today. Inaugurating a skill training for local youths, to be conducted by National Youth Project, Kri said that 3Es (education, electricity & employment) are the buzz words  of present Govt’s policy. That is the reason as to why, the NYP, recognized by the GoAP as leading NGO, is here to provide…

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Longding girls to turn beauticians

From Our Correspondent LONGDING| Mar 26 | Rural Development & Heritage Society chairman Tamchi Niania while launching a14-day beautician course for 35 local girls here today, said that this course is useful to make nears and dears more handsome. Master trainer Nana Wangpang will impart the training, Longding UD & housing deputy director Bapenlu Kri said, adding the trained would be eligible for bank loan. NYP president H P Biswas & VP Pradeep Kumar and state mission manager Ravi Sharma were guest speakers.

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