Arunachal- State News in Brief, 12th December 2017


Yupia- Nabam Rebia visits Ramghat bridge

Minister Nabam Rebia, assessed the progress of under construction Ramghat bridge, Gera Lake Tourist Resort, PMGSY road and police station at Taraso and also interacted with police personnel. On the occasion, the minister inaugurated Nabam Rungkhi Cricket Tournament at Bormai under Tarasso circle amidst a huge gathering. Addressing the gathering, Rebia highlighted the Central and state govt developmental projects and assured on construction of mini playground and stadium at Bormai.

Itanagar -ANSU submit memorandum to CM

All Nyishi Students Union (ANSU) delegation led by its President Toko Takam, General Secretary Tukbom Ligu and others meet Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and submitted five point memorandum for immediate and early action.  The memorandum which important and burning issue confronting the present time and state are Immediate establishment o  Agri-Horti college at Nyishi inhabitant area, Immediate construction of Greenfield Airport at Hollongi, Immediate rollback the idea of privatisation of prestigious institution  like TRIHMS, Establishment of Sainik School in Nyishi inhabitant area.

Pasighat- NEDF team collected Siang water sample 

A four-member team of the North East Dialogue Forum (NEDF), led by Guwahati-based environmentalist Keshab Krishna Chatra-dhora arrived here in East Siang district on Monday and collected water and silt samples from the Siang riverbed.
Chatradhora noticed that a 6-10 inch thick sediment layer has accumulated on the riverbed, which he said was “extremely harmful to freshwater fishes and other aquatic insects.” The team also collected samples from the Brahmaputra River’s bed at different locations in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts of Assam.

Deomali-  Mini Marathon 

A mini-marathon, themed ‘Run for Better Environment Better Tomorrow’, was organised by “Care Me Home Welfare Society” successfully with the help of Deomali DFO Navneet Kumar Srivastava to generate environmental awareness in Tirap district here. The 7.5-km mini-marathon was flagged-off by assistant conservator of forest Dobin Lendo after briefing about environmental awareness and its related issues. He also away prizes to males – Nganpho Ngandam(1st), Ganjoh Gangsa (2nd) &  Pankai Wangsu (3rd)  and females –  Yamyum Khocha (1st), Nyiniam Aboh (2nd) & Phitung Anyiam (3rd) while Ngelang Songthing gave away consolation prizes to remaining seven runners.

Itanagar- Pinch’s family meets DGP

Members of the Achi Dopum Welfare Society (ADWS) along with the bereaved family of Ngurang Pinch on Monday met top police officials of the state, including DGP Sandeep Goel and IGP N Payang, and submitted a 12-point memorandum to unearth the truth behind Pinch’s mysterious death on 18 November. The ADWS and the bereaved family members urged the police to arrest all the suspects in the mysterious death, to unravel the truth behind his death.

Aalo- Training for Likabali bypoll

Around 200 government officials were imparted training for the free and fair conduct of bye-elections to the Likabali assembly seat by the district election office here today. The Likabali assembly seat in newly created Lower Siang district fell vacant after sitting MLA and health and family welfare minister, Jomde Kena died on September 4 last, after battling cancer. West Siang district election officer, Swetika Sachan said that government officials who have been engaged in election duty are accountable to the Election Commission of India.

Tezu- Stop opium cultivating 

The All Mishmi Women Welfare Society (AMWWS) has appealed to women to stop cultivating opium, and encouraged them to cultivate vegetables, fish, etc, instead as a source of income. The members of the Society during its foundation day celebration, held at the Tamla Nagar community hall here on Sunday, urged everyone to contribute in the fight against drug abuse. The speakers called upon parents to properly guide their children and also keep tabs on their friends.
Attending as resource persons, District Tourism Officer Dibroo Catherine Boo and BDO Yulabsi Manyu sensitized the participants about various government schemes for the welfare and development of women.


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