Swachh Darpan Competition-2019 | West Kameng DC 2nd, Tirap 3rd and Siang 7th nationally

ITANAGAR, Sept 16: West Kameng DC was adjudged first in state and 2nd rank in national level, Tirap DC ranked 2nd in state and 3rd in national level and, Siang DC stood 3rd in the state and 7th in national in Swachh Darpan Competition-2019 under Swachh Mahotsav-2019. They were felicitated by PHE&WS Minister Wangki Lowang during Swachh Prerak Day celebration at Dorjee Khandu auditorium of state assembly here on Monday. Bomdila PHE&WS division EE was also awarded for successful implementation of Swachh Darpan. Moreover, 15 field functionaries including AEs, JEs, district consultants, block coordinators & Ssachha…

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HC directs APPSC to conduct a fresh preliminary examination

By A O News Service NAHARLAGUN, Sept 16: Itanagar permanent bench of Gauhati High Court, in a landmark judgement, has invalidated results of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, APPSCCE (Prelims), 2017 conducted on 29.07.18. Disposing of a series of writ petitions filed by aggrieved candidates, the HC directed the APPSC to conduct a fresh preliminary examination within a period of two months by strictly following the rules and guidelines. “The Prelims, conducted on 29.07.2018, the results declared on 02.08.2018 and 16.08.2018, are hereby set aside. In view thereof, the…

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31st East Zone Junior Athletics Champ | Mane wins gold, Tanang bronze for Arunachal

RANCHI, Sept 16: Arunachalee Joti Mane won first gold medal by winning U-20 girls’ 5000 m event. She also picked a bronze medal in 1500 m in 31st East Zone Junior Athletics Championship 2019 here. Another Arunachalee athlete Bamo Tanang bagged a bronze in boys’ 10000 m event (U-20). An 11-member team, including a coach of Arunachal Athletics Association (AAA) took part in the two-day championship which concluded here in Jharkhand on Sunday. Mane, a BA first semester student of DNGC, was trained under AAA coach M Priokumar Meitei at Chimpu-based…

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Be courageous to thwart intervention: CM to PWD

GoAP to dissolve all Engg wings of non-Engg deptts: CM Expressing his disagreement over existence of engineering wings in non-engineering departments, like tourism, education, sports, the CM said that the GoAP is committed to dissolve all such wings. Despite a Cabinet decision in this regard, the engineering wings are still in existence due to some technical issues, he said. The EE, who heads such wings, cannot be competent officially enough to successfully oversee work projects of non-engineering department concerned in entire state. The process has begun and  engineering wing of tourism…

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APP inducts modern equipments, Felix calls for capacity building

ITANAGAR, Sept 16:  Stressing on capacity building of police department with modern equipments and machinery, Home Minister Bamang Felix advocated special focus on training of police personal for improving their skill and confidence. Felix was addressing a function at PHQ here on Monday after flagging off  five each water cannons and PGR vans for Arunachal Pradesh Police and six foam tenders and one advance fire tender for fire & emergency service were. Initiatives have been taken up to improve scientific investigation skill, handling of law and order for welfare of police…

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Adis and Mising celebrate Solung setting cultural exchange example

BALIGAO, Sept 16: Solung Festival was celebrated at Baligaon (Green Village) in Jia Buruli near Tezpur in Assam on Sunday last jointly by Adis and Mising as part of festival exchange initiative by Adis and Mising. The 5th edition Adi Mising joint venture, under the aegis of Adi Mising Baane Kebang, is an excellent example of cultural exchange and social unification between Adis and Mising communities of Arunachal and Assam, who were from the same community before Mising migrated to Assam, according to a BJP release. Lauding  linguistic and cultural preservation of Mising community,…

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3 drug peddlers held, 100 gm brown sugar seized

By Staff Reporter ROING, Sept 16: A drug peddler identified as Miding Passing was arrested from Meka here by a Roing Police team led by DySP Tab Techi, Roing PS OC inspector  N.Sora, CO Hage Atho, SI S.S Jha and around 70 grams of suspected brown sugar seized from his possession on Saturday. A team of  anti-drug squad formed by Lower Dibang Valley SP Sanjay Kumar Sain involving Shantipur  OC SI S.S Jha has been tracking whereabouts of an Assam-based drug supplier, inspector Sora said, adding on  learning that a package was…

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Fake gold Jesus statue seller nabbed

ITANAGAR, Sept 16: One Ali alias Sariful Islam, 30s, S/o Allauddin of Sonapur village under Bihpurai PS of Assam’s North Lakhimpur district duping Arunachalee women by selling fake gold Jesus, fell into a  trap laid by Capital Police at Banderdewa on Sunday. The police team, comprising SI PS OC Banderdewa R. K Jha, ASI Gohain, H/Cs I. Basar, N. Tada, R. K Barua and S.K Jha under supervision of Naharlagun SDPO, also recovered one gold plated statue of Jesus Christ weighing 1.8 kg and a mobile handset No 6001828813 from him, Capital SP Tumme…

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Technovation V3.0 concludes | Technologies play a pivotal role: Dr Tayem

ITANAGAR, Sep 16:  Higher and technical education director Dr Tayek Talom has urged Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic (RGGP) to include state’s lone private polytechnic in next annual event. In his valedictory address to two-day Technovation V3.0 of RGGP here on Monday, he said that technologies play a pivotal role in day to day life so the engineering and polytechnics should strive to contribute something to the society. He called for healthy competition among different polytechnics and informed that two new Govt engineering colleges are coming up in the state to offer…

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Villagers laud nabbing of UG self styled major

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Sep 16: Lohit Police of Wakro circle and Madras Regiment Chowkham have been lauded for  nabbing self styled major Kalinjoy Chakma and his associates of Eastern Naga National Govt (ENNG),  most wanted in several cases registered under Wakro PS in Lohit district. He was allegedly involved in extortion, arson and Robbery. People of Tilongkiong, and Khatan, Tumba, neighbouring villages, Chowkham tea glower and trader who have been facing the wrath of UG group since 2017 including killing of mithun, land encroachment, houses burning, ransom demand  besides other…

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