Completion of 4-lane to turn ‘Gati hi pragati’ adage true

TKE’s breaking-making mission on *43% work complete: Project manager By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Mar 18: A new era would herald in Arunachal Pradesh once present double-lane National Highway-415 into a four-lane highway as “speed is progress (gati hi pragati)” adage is true to ensure balanced socio-economic development for all strata of society. Though Itanagar was developed by former development commissioner K A A Raja in 1971 but traffic movement of late has been causing chronic traffic jam. The rising number of four-wheelers and two-wheelers has been intensifying the menace for the…

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President confers national Innovation Award on Tadar

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Mar 18: Young Arunachalee innovator Anang Tadar made the state proud again on being conferred National Grassroots Innovator Award by President of India Ram Nath Kovind during Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2019 at Gandhi Nagar in Gujarat on Tuesday last. The award was in recognition of his innovation “Smart Google for blind” which had ready won several state and national awards during last two years and had to tour across India to demonstrate it. Tadar, who arrived here today, after attending the event…

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73 benefit from organic farming training

From Our Correspondent DHUBRI, Mar 18: The two-day organic farming training, conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendara (KVK) scientists, concluded at Shanti Shradha Ashram here on Sunday. KVK ADI A K Srivastav and vermi compost expert Mainul Haque as resource persons explained in details the process of organic farming and vermin compost to 73 participants of nearby villages of Bhangadhuli, Kaduna, Michael, Jinkata No I & 2, Ghariyaldanga, Rajahua Satra and Kanori during the collaborative training of Ekta Parishad and Mahatma Gandhi Seva Ashram. Ekta Parishad volunteers Dimbeswar Nath, Jagganath Bhakat,…

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Roads renovated

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 18: The road in various locations of Capital Complex got a refurbished look on Sunday at the initiative of Ward No.19 youths led by its president Lindum Soni. Through their social service, they renovated roads in Niba Hospital, Bank Tinali, Upper Press Colony and Pappu Nallah and Naharlagun areas. Former Itanagar MLA Kipa Babu pitched in to donate 100 bags of cement, chips and sand.

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Amending Statehood Act to be my priority, says Ete

‘I never supported PRC to non-APST’ By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Mar 14: Noted social activist-cum-All India Mahila Congress Committee secretary Jarjum Ete, an aspirant to contest Lok Sabha election, today said that if elected her top most priority would be to get defective Arunachal Statehood Day Act, 1987 amended. The Act under 6th Schedule of the Constitution of India has made Arunachalees land protectors as the central Govt owns the minerals below the surface of state soil, she told media person in APC here, adding its amendment to…

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Capital administration in deep slumber as stray animals turn NH-415 accident prone

By Our Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Mar 14: A herd of cattle was loitering in front of Itanagar permanent bench of Gauhati High Court here and obstructing free traffic flow though the HC was in session on Wednesday. But who bothers? These stray animals have turned a menace by making NH-415, the lifeline of Capital Complex, totally accident prone. However, these animals are removed only on special occasions, but allowed to loiter on the NH even in front of the officers and important establishments to create nuisance. The Capital district administration…

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Large number BJP workers, leaders shift loyalty to Cong

From our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Mar 14: Large number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and workers of Pasighat East Assembly constituency switched over their loyalty to Congress in support of APCC vice president-cum-former minister Bosiram Siram. Assuring the new comers for expressing their faith in his leadership, Siram said that “he people have the right to choose their leaders and shall work to the best of my capacity to meet the expectations and aspiration of the masses.” One of the supporters said that with such development, change is inevitable in…

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SP: Rs 15.6 lakh seized in Capital Complex

*157 IT officials deployed in NER By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Mar 13: Just three days after model code of conduct came into force; Capital Police in a significant development seized Rs 15.6 lakh cash, 15 live sounds and 20 metches (daos) during checking in police at nakas in Capital Complex on Tuesday night. The is first such seizure in entire Arunachal Pradesh slated to go to simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls on April 11 next, Capital SP Tume Ammo said, adding that police patrolling has been intensified on…

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Income tax surveillance strategies discussed

ITANAGAR, Mar 13: Guwahati-based IT additional director (investigation) Mridul Kumar Das, also nodal officer for NE, elaborated on duties and responsibilities of banks, CAPF, police, SPs and DEOs. Any seizure of Rs 10 lakh and above should be informed to IT team available in the state. He was addressing a meeting attended by IGP Sunil Garg, secretaries, directors, DCs, SPs and officers of CEO office, chaired by chief electoral officer Kaling Tayeng, on income tax surveillance during election here on Wednesday, according to a CEO release. A central IT control…

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Voluntary retirement case comply order by Mar 15: HC

By A O New Service NAHARLAGUN, Mar 13: GoAP chief secretary Satya Gopal and PWD commissioner Bilatee Pertin, who made personal appearances before Itanagar permanent bench of Gauhati High Court here on Wednesday, were directed to “pass appropriate orders on March 15 next and present a copy of the same on next date of hearing posted on March 18”. HC presiding judge Sanjay Kumar Medhi gave the order, a copy of which was available with this daily, after hearing contempt case No (C) 6 (AP)/2019 With IA (C) 23 (AP)…

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