Daily Archives: January 3, 2017

APYC to go for month-long agitation on demonetization

Staff REPORTER ITANAGAR, Jan 2: Joining the protest initiated by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization, the Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) today announced a month-long agitation spree across the state. Addressing reporters at

Governor takes stock of ALG, Ziro

ITANAGAR, Jan 2: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, V Shanmuganathan visited the Advanced Landing Ground at Ziro in Lower Subansiri district today. In the final leg of his three-day district tour, the Governor along with local MLA Tage Taki, Secretary to

MLA pitches for keeping traditional system alive

KHONSA, Jan 2: Stating that Tirap district in particular and as a whole, Arunachal Pradesh and Northeastern region are being influenced by different denominations (religions) but adoption of different denominations does not mean that we have to abolish our age-old

HOPE Foundation collects relief materials for Wakka fire victims

Itanagar, Jan 2: The Deomali-based NGO, HOPE Foundation has joined the ‘mission’ for relief and rehabilitation of the fire-affected families of Wakka village in Longding district, by engaging themselves in door-to-door collection of used warm clothes including blankets, baby clothes,

3 houses gutted in Longding

Itanagar, Jan 2: In yet another fire mishap, three houses under Longding township were gutted on Saturday when the people world over were celebrating the New Year waiting night. The houses that were burnt to ashes included that of Anchal

Hiya village’s much-loved humanitarian dies

Itanagar, Jan 2: The much-loved humanitarian of Hiya village under Nyapin circle of Kurung Kumey district, Tarh Tugung, fondly called as “Achi” or “Achi Tugung”, passed away on Sunday (January 1) after a prolonged illness at his native village. He

Secy Education clarifies stance on 50:50

Itanagar, Jan 2: Clarifying the State govt’s recent decision to go for 50:50 ratio for teachers’ recruitment, Secretary Education Bidol Tayeng today made it clear that the 50:50 recruitment plan was specifically for Science and Mathematics teachers and not for

AAPSU distributes relief to Wakka fire victims

Itanagar, Jan 2: A team of All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) headed by its vice president (protocol) Tayuk Sonam has on Dec 31 visited the fire ravaged Wakka village in Longding district and distributed relief materials and cash amount

Former chairman of APMDTC Ltd dies of heart attack

CM mourns Techi Lama’s death ITANAGAR, Jan 2: In a painful incident, former chairman of Arunachal Pradesh Mineral Development & Trading Corporation (APMDTC) Ltd, Techi Lama today died of a massive heart attack. Techi Lama, an enterprising entrepreneur and a

Khandu drops 3 Ministers, 5 Parl Secys, 2 Advisors

Staff reporter Itanagar, Jan 2: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has on Monday dropped three Ministers from his Cabinet, besides removing five Parliamentary Secretaries. With this, the strength of Khandu cabinet has reduced to nine from existing 12. Amazingly, no reason