DC flags of Matru Marathon

PASIGHAT, Dec 07: East Siang DC Dr. Kinny Singh flagged of Matru Marathan under PMMVY at Dem GHS Schools here on Saturday to spread awareness in the society. The Matru Vandana Saptah was kicked off at Jarku community hall by Korunath Pazing CWC member on Dec 2 last. Students, ICDS functionaries, SHGs and officers took part in the run for first time mothers themed ‘Towards building a healthy nation- Surakshit Janani, Viksit Dharini’, which was followed by a   sensitization meeting. Highlighting benefits, eligibility and conditions of the scheme, ICDS deputy…

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India-Japan Summit | Arunachal to showcase Nyishi & Adi headgears

ITANAGAR, Dec 07: Three Arunachal Pradesh artisans from will be giving a live demonstration of state’s  unique traditional crafts in annual India-Japan Summit, scheduled  in Guwahati on December 16 India and Japan Prime Ministers are expected to attend. Two headgears of Nyishi and Adi tribes have been selected for demonstration to showcase progress of the craft and the craftsmen would present finest headgears to both PMs. This was known during video conferencing of chief secretary Naresh Kumar with NEC, Shillong on Friday. Terming this as a great opportunity to showcase state’s age-old traditional…

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IAF holds swachhata campaign

TEZPUR, Dec 07: Air warriors and families voluntarily took part in swachhata campaign at Air Force School with great zeal and enthusiasm on Saturday to boost of GoI initiative towards Swachhata Mission (SM) by plogging awareness drive branded as ‘Plastic se Raksha-Swachhata hi Suraksha’ as part of Swachhata Pakhawada. The drive was led by air officer commanding air commodore Tejpal Singh. Personnel undertook SM to create great awareness in society against plastic waste. Air warriors were also sensitized to discourage use of all types of plastic items for which an alternative…

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CSIR-NEIST holds Training on mushroom cultivation and vermicompost production

NAHARLAGUN, Dec 07: Itanagar CSIR-NEIST branch conducted training on cultivation of mushroom and production of vermicompost technology in its campus here on Saturday. In all 25 local women from different SHGs, namely Dene Mangsing, Apa Ana, Aai Agam, Jimi Nyame, Yirna Gona and Struggle under the banner of Rural Development Society were given training by senior technical officer Dr. B C Baruah. He gave power point presentation on mushroom cultivation and combating malnutrition, vermiculture and vermicompost production technology for sustainable socio-economic development”. The trainees were made aware of simple scientific…

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CS directs ADM to tackle NH-415 disturbance

ITANAGAR, Dec 07: With unidentified miscreants reportedly disturbing ongoing Itanagar-Naharlagun four-lane works of NH-415 and delaying the process, chief secretary Naresh Kumar, in an order, has directed ADM-cum-chief estate officer Talo Potom to look into law and problems and report to him weekly. The CS has also directed IGP (law & order) to place three companies of para military forces at ADM’s disposal immediately to deal with such situations.

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Intra-state chopper services suspended

First Arunachalee cabin crew Tago Asha   *Choppers in Vietnam for maintenance By Pradeep Kumar NAHARLAGUN, Dec 06: Helicopter services across land-locked Arunachal Pradesh will remain suspended for sometimes except daily Naharalguna-Guwahati-Tawang-Guwahati-Naharlagun six-day except Sunday as operator Sky One Airways Pvt Ltd has sent its MI-172 choppers for maintenance to Vietnam. The Skyone has been operating MI-172 chopper service with a standby which was withdrawn and second chopper sent for maintenance for which no within state service will be available at least till December 9, informed sources told this daily….

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Efforts on to make Arunachal investor-friendly: CM

SHILLONG, Dec 06: Chief Minister Pema Khandu, after attending North East Food Show, NE’s biggest food innovation exhibition organized by Meghalaya Govt and SIAL India at Polo Grounds here on Friday, congratulated Arunachal entrepreneurs and horticulture department for putting up a good exhibition. Khandu, who visited state food stalls, interacted with the young entrepreneurs from different districts of the state to showcase their organic tea, local wines, horticulture products, wine, and other processed foods, said a report would be sought on the outcome of the exhibition from the department to give…

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Sona advocated peaceful co-existence 

MECHUKA, Dec 06: Peaceful co-existence is the basis of every civilized society, Speaker Pasang D Sona said in his address to Tagin community of Shi-Yomi during their second Tagin Cultural Society (TCS) conference here on Friday. “Civilization comes with one’s behaviour and not with what he owns,” Sona said as chief guest and exhorted the Tagins to always maintain communal harmony and brotherhood with other communities of the district. He suggested that Personal issues should not be portrayed as communal one for it can disrupt the peaceful co-existence, he said, and…

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Renovated market complex to benefit farmers:  DyCM

TEZU, Dec 06: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, after inaugurating renovated Agriculture Produce Market Committee wholesale market complex here on Friday, expressing his happiness, saying it is great initiative for district people. The farmers of the region will greatly benefit from the market complex spread over 1.53 hectares, he said. The GoAP is sensitive to needs and concerns of the farmers, he said and lauded Lohit district administration for this proactive steps. He also distributed uniforms and certificates to shopkeepers. Tezu MLA  Karikho Kri also spoke. The APMC Market, with its various…

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Team APSCW apprehensive of collapse of office building

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Dec 06: Team Arunachal State Commission for Women (APSCW) including members have been functioning in the office located in C-sector along NH-415 as portion of the office building is hanging in air due to ongoing four-lane works. Most of the staffs were piping to backside repeatedly fearing the building might collapse any time as was observed on Friday. When asked about the situation, APSCW Radhilu Chai Techi said that she was helpless as all of them are scared because of the damaged condition of the building. Member-secretary Yame…

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