Arunachal finds advocator
in Sir James Bevan for UK
Traditional chants to be documented
British HC visits Poma BPC
Arunachal finds advocator in Sir James Bevan for UK
ITANAGAR, May 19: “Now that I have visited this beautiful state and had heart-to-heart talks with you, I will become the advocate of Arunachal Pradesh for Britain,” said British High Commissioner Sir James Bevan to Chief Minister Nabam Tuki.
The British diplomat had an informal meeting with Tuki here Sunday evenin ....Read more
Corporate India is poised to see acceleration in profit growth to 25 percent in 2013-14 from an expected 14.5 in 2012-13, as per an economic think tank.
Softening input prices, appreciation of rupee and consequent absences of losses are expected to boost the profitability stated the centre for monitoring Indian economy in its review. Even it is speculated that corporate India’s net profit margin is also expected to expand to 7-8 per cent in 2013-14 from an expected 6.8 percent in 2012-13. International prices o ....Read more
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Get-set- go, SEC tells voters
Despite numerous challenges of disruption of road connectivity by rain-triggered landslides and inclement weather, a fool-proof arrangement has been kept in place for the May 16 three-tier panchayat elections as well for the maiden elections to Itanagar and Pasighat municipals, State Election Commissioner KD Singh said ....Read more
Karatekas leave for Delhi
ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The Arunachal Shito-Ryu karatekas today left for New Delhi to participate in the 3rd Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Asia Cup Karate-do Championship, organized by Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai India there from May 3-5. The participants will vie for the national selection round before the Asia Cup Championship scheduled to be held at Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.
The state’s players are:
Sub junior (Age under 14 years) -
Individual kumite: Female (Below 14 years): Rosenlu Tamblung; Male (10-11 years): Na ....Read more
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‘Procurement norms not followed’
As per the 2009-10 audit report of Arunachal Pradesh, despite availability of NCERT/CBSE textbooks at cheaper rates, the directorate of school education (DSE) procured school textbooks for the year 2009-09 from private publishers at much higher rates, incurring an avoidable expenditure of Rs 183.76 lakh.
The education department procures textbooks every year for free distribution to the ST students of Classes I-VII under the universalisation of education scheme. The main sources for procurement of textbooks ....Read more
Carving a niche for themselves
By Marina A Thomas
‘If you want to change the world, the women and girls are the leverage to do it,’ goes the adage. In this region of dawn lit mountains, Arunachal Pradesh, women have always played a pivotal role in the state’s socioeconomic development. History is evidence to this past, and the present too. W ....Read more