Friday, November 22, 2019

Govt needs more courage to implement major projects

Monday Musing Just when everyone thought that deck has been cleared for the start of much awaited medical college from 2018 academic session, the controversy...

Alcoholism and Arunachal

Arunachal's culture encourages imbibing alcohol without much reservation against it. Offering apong to guests is a unique tribal custom which is little known...

Ghost villages of human greed

Monday Musing They say that when greed takes over one's conscience and sense of responsibility, corruption is inevitable. The Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) compensation scam is...

Accidents and blood money

It is that time of the month when my turn to pen down 'Monday Musing' has arrived, and this time the events of the...

From the hallowed grounds

Monday Musing The Arunachal Pradesh Raj Bhavan has seen some interesting occupants in recent years. Of course Gen JJ Singh undoubtedly was the most popular governor....

The last rite

Meet Joseph Laye, an enterprising and hard working young man, a rarity in the state where many young and not-so-young men bully and extort...

Taking rivers away from people

Monday Musing The NHPC Ltd has finally won a decade-long legal battle over the construction of its ambitious 2000 mw Subansiri lower hydroelectric project (SLHP)...

Hopes from smart city

Monday Musing There is an air of optimism following the inclusion of Itanagar under the smart city project by the ministry of urban development. Pasighat town...

Human-elephant conflicts

The elephant population in Arunachal Pradesh has remarkably increased from 890 in 2012 to 1,614 in 2017. As per the elephant census report of...

A play with many acts

The Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has been garnering attention for all the wrong reasons ever since it held the preliminaries of the Arunachal...


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