SAG: Arunachal’s Sambo scripts history

ITANAGAR, Feb 07: Lifter Sambo Lapung of Arunachal Pradesh today scripted history by winning a gold medal for India in the 12th South Asian...

State News

Rajkhowa dissatisfied with State Guest House facilities

ITANAGAR, Feb 07: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh JP Rajkhowa said that he was not satisfied at all with the arrangements made so far in the State Guest House in Khanapara, Guwahati. The Governor, who is currently in Guwahati on an official tour, today visited the guest house, the renovation...

One nabbed in looting case

ITANAGAR, Feb 07: A cash amount of Rs five lacs has been looted from one Austim Muang of Pasighat by the miscreants at North Lakhimpur yesterday, informed Education Secretary Reedeep Jack Doley of Takam Mising Poring Kebang (All Mising Students' Union) in a release today. A team of North Lakhimpur...

The incomplete culvert on NH 415 near Niba Hospital, Papu Hapa, Naharlagun is lying unattended for the last two months. Similarly, there are several other such incomplete culverts along the NH 415. Capital dwellers had high expectations that with President Rule, at least condition of capital roads will improve...

Reh-Tamladu celebrated in Capital Complex

ITANAGAR, Feb 07: The members of Mishmi community residing in Capital Complex celebrated Reh-Tamladu festival with pomp and gaiety at Mishmi Cultural Heritage Centre (MCHC) site at Jollang here yesterday. Director (Art and Culture) RD Thongon, who attended celebration, appreciated the efforts of Mishmi Welfare Society (MWS), Itanagar for celebrating...

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‘Clean Arunachal’ campaign gaining momentum

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Feb 07: Clean Arunachal campaign, which was launched in East Siang district on February 3, reached Mebo town today. Local residents, including government officials, students, teachers, gaon burahs, were seen taking part in the ongoing cleanliness campaign actively. Mebo ADC Yemlin Tayeng informed that his team today cleaned up the...

Farmers provided vermi-compost units under TSP

ITANAGAR, Feb 07: 20 vermi-compost units were provided to 21 farmers of Sangti village during a three-day long training-cum-demonstration programme on Vermi-compost Technology jointly organized by ICAR-National Research Centre on Yak, Dirang and West Kameng KVK under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) which concluded at Dirang today. On the inaugural day...

Written exams for UDC, LDC, Multitasking staffs held

KHONSA, Feb 07: The written examinations for the posts of Multi-tasking Staff, LDC and UDC, conducted by Tirap district administration on January 30, 31 and February 6 and 7 ended peacefully. A total of 957 candidates out of 1158, who applied for Multitasking staff, appeared in the examination, while the...

St. Claret College’s DARPAN 2016

Deptt. of Geography wins interdepartmental fest ITANAGAR, Feb 07: The department of Geography of Saint Claret College, Ziro was declared winner of DARPAN 2016, a two week-long interdepartmental fest which concluded on Saturday. The winners will receive a cash award of Rs.25,000 along with the Darpan Shield. The department of History...

The artists from Senua Village of Longding, Arunachal Pradesh have arrived in Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal (MP) for construction of Wancho ham (dwelling house) as part of open-air exhibition. 

Workshop on suicide prevention among Idu-Mishmi

‘Suicide a global problem’: Dr. Mene ROING, Feb 06: Suicide or self killing is a global problem and young people in the age group of 10-30 years in their productive years of life are at the highest risk, said Post Doctoral Fellow (UGC),RGU Dr Tarun Mene. He was speaking at...

Dept. reports loss due to flood, Central team in Tezu

TEZU, Feb 06: Total six works departments of Lohit submitted loss reports for the year 2015, which included the Water Resource Department, Public Works, PHE & Water Supply, Electro-Mechanical, Power (Electricals), Rural Works, Fisheries, and Veterinary to a visiting central team. House damages were also added in the list of...

Governor meets traders amidst reports of losses

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh JP Rajkhowa, reacting to reports of reduction in market activity allegedly due to President Rule, met members of Arunachal Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Friday. The President, ACCI Techi Lala clarified that the market turnover has ebbed over the last...

Ering hails Nyishis for preserving traditional culture

Boori Boot Festival ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Member of Parliament Ninong Ering hailed the Nyishi community for preserving their age-old culture and traditions despite many ups and downs. “I have seen my Nyishi brethren going through many ups and down but they still have preserved all the rituals, culture and traditions which...

Capital DC inspects schools, to take action against absentee teachers

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kumar Singh, accompanied by the DDSE Mallo Yam Gollo and CRCCs visited Govt. Higher Secondary School Arunodaya and Govt Higher Secondary School, Polo Colony today. During the visit, the DC inspected the basic facilities of the schools. He also interacted with the...

‘Tipu Dode’ organized to do away with mistrust

AALO, Feb 6: In what can be termed a historic congregation for building mutual trust and understanding among the Galos of Aalo and Yudik and Topo Galos of Dumporijo, a Tipu Dode (eating and drinking together through ritual performance), was organized by the Golden Jubilee Central Mopin Celebration Committee...

Clean Arunachal campaign continues

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi has visited various places in Itanagar and Naharlagun to take stock of the clean Arunachal campaign. During his visit, the CS lauded the team of the Clean Arunachal campaign and the citizens of the Capital Complex as well as the whole state...

Consumer awareness campaign held at Ruksin

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: The Department of Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs, East Siang district organized a day-long awareness campaign on consumer rights and responsibilities at Govt. H. S. School, Ruksin yesterday. Legal Metrology team explained on various consumer products through demonstrations which included product standardization and certification marks, tips on...

Chief Secretary inspects UD projects

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi today inspected various projects being executed by the Department of Urban Development and Housing today. Negi accompanied by Taba Tedir, Chief Engineer-cum-Director, Urban Development and his team of engineers and contractors inspected the construction of Rental Houses including infrastructure for Urban Poor at...

CBI inquiry sought into Mathew Dabi case

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: The All Arunachal Pradesh Elementary Teachers Association (AAPETA) has in a letter to the state Governor today appealed to him to recommend the Mathew Dabi case to CBI to unearth the truth behind the J/T’s mysterious death. Despite reports of post mortem and forensic evidence point towards...

Fire claims one in Itanagar, 6 houses in Nafra

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: One person died on the spot in the fire that broke out at Nyokum Lapang, Itanagar on February five around 9.30 PM. This is the second fire incident in a space of one week where lives have been lost. Recently, three persons of a family were charred...

Tadar Eachu Memorial Football Tournament kicks off

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: The 26th Tadar Eachu Memorial Football Tournament among the students of different states studying in NERIST began today. The opening match was played between Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura and Arunachal won the match 4-0. The final will be played on February 20. Arunachal Olympic Association Secretary General Gechi Doke...

BWC conduct special cleanliness drive

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Bazar Welfare Committee, Naharlagun conducted a special drive to clean garbage and clear the blocked drains in entire Naharlagun Township in presence of local administration. Earthmovers, dumpers, tankers etc were pressed into service during the day-long cleanliness drive organized under ‘Clean Arunachal’ fortnight. BWC urged all business communities...

District BJP provides relief to fire victims

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: The East Kameng district unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) distributed some relief materials to the fire victims of Type-III, Seppa on February 3. Two SPT house and a gumti (shop) were destroyed in the fire. The district BJP president L K Yangfo appealed to the East Kameng...

Trainee Principals visit VKV

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Twent-five trainee Principals from different districts of the state accompanied by a resource person from Delhi for State Council of Educational Research Training (SCERT) today visited VKV, Itanagar as part of their training programme to know VKV model of teaching and conducting activities for the all-round...

BC Roy Trophy: Arunachal storm into semi-final

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Maintaining the their winning streak at 50th National Football Championship for BC Roy Trophy, the state’s U-19 football team grounded Gujarat 5-0 in their last group level match at Chhattisgarh today and sintered into the semi-final. Nabam Peri scored two goals while Dunga Pui, Gyamar Kuku and...

Students trained on biodiversity

Itanagar, Feb 06: A training was organised by State Forest Research Institute, Itanagar at Van Vigyan Kendra, Chessa on Biodiversity of Arunachal Pradesh for the students of Class XI (Science), Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Chimpu, Itanagar where 40 students attended the training. Systematic Botanist of SFRI Dr. L.R. Bhuyan spoke about...

North East

Tripura LoP rules out Cong-Left Front alliance in WB

Agartala, Feb 6 (PTI) The Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the state Assembly and senior Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman today ruled out possibility...

Two held with heroin

Sports

Gold rush continues for India; swimmers, wrestlers shine

GUWAHATI, Feb 7 (PTI): There was no stopping the Indian juggernaut in the 12th South Asian Games with the country's swimmers, wrestlers and weightlifters...

National

Modi slams Congress for project delays,wants timely completion

Paradip (Odisha), Feb 7 (PTI): Blaming Congress for delay in implementation of plans and policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government is...

World

North Korea launches long-range rocket despite international warnings

Seoul, Feb 07: North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has said is a satellite, South Korea's defense ministry said,...