IAY housing foundation stone laid
ITANAGAR, Dec 07: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today laid the foundation stone for construction of rental housing of 576 units under Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) at Dokoso near state zoo here today initiating the first such project in the state to be implemented by urban development and town planning department.
The chief minister also laid the foundation stone for construction of flats for senior government officers (Type-IV and V) and G+ 5 model phases-I in Capital Complex.
Tuki, who was accompanied by UD Minister Rajesh Tacho, Land Management Parliamentary Secretary Padi Richo, local MLA Techi K...
Gyumrie reflects the Brokpas’ lifestyle
By Staff Reporter
ITANAGAR, Dec 07: Gyumrie (meaning Karmic actions), a two-hour-long Monpa feature film by Tsangpa Norbu with Dorjee (Thuptan Norbu, hero) and Lhamu (Lobsang Drema, heroine) and Lobsang (Lham Norbu) in the lead role, reflects the hard lifestyle of Brokpas, the yak herdsmen in the higher reaches of the Himalayas.
Tourism Minister Pema Khandu, who hosted the premier show, flanked by Parliamentary Secretaries P D Sona (Tourism) and senior officers including planning & tourism secretary Sonam Chombay and finance joint secretary Karma Leki attended the premier show of the fil...
NES, ANSU discourage sponsoring candidates
NYIRUBJOLLI, Dec 07: In a move to discourage the trend of burgeoning expenses in student union elections, the Nyishi Elite Society (NES) and the All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU) today jointly requested political figures, business people, parents, members of the community, and relatives and friends of the candidates to not provide financial assistance to the aspirants in the 2014 ANSU election. The appeal was issued following a meeting between NES and ANSU members held here today.
Prog on health supplementation held
ROING, Dec 07: One Day Sensitization Programme on Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) programme was held to sensitize the School Nodal Teachers of Hunli and Roing Block at Anchal Samiti Hall here today. The training programme was organized by District Health Society under the aegis of National Rural Health Mission, Roing.
Highlighting about WIFS and other school health programmes under NRHM through power point presentation, Dr M Basar, DRCHO Roing informed that WIFS is a free of cost health programme given by the Govt. Goals of WIFS are to improve human capacity and productivity, ...
CM urges CSD to promote communal harmony
NAHARLAGUN, Dec 07: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today exhorted the cadres of Congress Seva Dal to work for communal harmony in the society to pave the way for peace and progress.
Addressing the valedictory function of the weeklong Congress Seva Dal (CSD) training camp which he had inaugurated here on December 1 last, Tuki said the CSD, formed 128 years ago, has proved to be the best soldiers of the mother organization. Therefore, the cadres could play a vital role in maintaining social harmony, fight against social evils like drug and liquor addiction and antisocial activities.
Terming the ...
Socio-cultural figure passes away
RONO, Dec 07: Founder convenor of the Nyishi Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society (NIFCS), Nyishi Ekha Tana, 60, passed away in his residence here in Papum Pare district on December 6 following prolonged illness.
The first pharmacist from the Nyishi community, he had retired from the health and family welfare department in 2011. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Tana had played an active role in creating awareness on education and cultural development of the downtrodden, the NIFCS said, adding that after retirement he dedicated himself to preservation and uplift of the t...