Daily Archives: November 29, 2016

16.44 per cent ‘hike’ in pay for Assam govt employees

GUWAHATI, Nov 28: The 7th Assam Pay and Productivity Pay Commission has recommended 16.44 per cent increase in pay to state government employees, with minimum fixed pay at Rs 15,900 and highest at Rs 1,30,000. This was revealed by state

Centre, World Bank signs $470-mn loan agreement for T&D networks

New Delhi, Nov 28: The Centre, POWERGRID, the six north eastern states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura and the World Bank today signed a 470-million-dollar loan agreement to support these six states to augment their transmission and

12-hr chakka bandh passes off peacefully

| Correspondent | PASIGHAT, Nov 28: Protesting on non-revocation of a recent order issued by the district administration, a 12-hour chakka bandh/strike called by people of Rengging village today passed off peacefully without any untoward incident. As part of the

Police nabs absconding accused

SEPPA, Nov 28: Acting on a tip-off, Seppa Police has arrested one Shankar Eri, an accused wanted in the Seppa PS case No. 73/2016 u/s 366(A)/376/343/506 IPC r/w section 4 of POCSO Act, from the main market at Seppa on

‘Nurturing Cooperatives as institutions for developing agri & allied activities’

ZIRO, Nov 28: A five-day training programme on “Nurturing Cooperatives as institutions for developing agriculture and allied activities (RKVY-TP-03) was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Kemo Lollen at the premises of Arunachal Pradesh State Weavers Cooperative Federation Ltd, Hapoli here today.

Call for protecting community forest

| Staff REPORTER | ITANAGAR, Nov 28: A one day workshop on ‘Sustainable Livelihood Development: Issues, options and challenges in Arunachal Pradesh’ was organized by Govind Ballabh Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD), Northeast Unit in

DGBR reviews progress of critical road projects

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: In pursuit of BRO’s resolve to provide connectivity on the critical TCC (Tama-Chung-Chung)-Taksing, and TCC-Maza roads at the earliest, Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lieutenant General Suresh Sharma has reviewed the progress of construction of these roads

Capital bandh evokes mixed response

| Staff REPORTER | ITANAGAR, Nov 28: The dawn-to-dusk Capital Complex bandh called by Arunachal Youth Organization (AYO) today against the state govt’s alleged failure to address their nine-point demands evoked mixed response with no untoward incident reported from anywhere,

His Holiness the Karmapa arrives to a warm welcome

TAWANG, Nov 28: His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, accompanied by MHA Advisor Amitabh Mathur, was accorded a grand reception at Ugyen Tsangpo helipad at Changprong here today. Earlier, Chief Minister Pema Khandu gave a warm reception

APCC observes ‘Jan Aakrosh Divas’, demands JPC probe into demonetization

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: Joining the country-wide agitation “Jan Aakrosh Divas” to protest against the govt’s demonetization move, Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today staged a mass demonstration here slamming the ruling dispensation at the Centre for withdrawal of high-value currency