Inferno devours 7 Govt quarters

11 families rendered homeless Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Dec 4: At least seven type-III government quarters and two private rented houses were burnt down in a devastating...

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APSCW conducts legal awareness camp at Bana

ITANAGAR, Dec 4: A team of Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) headed by its chairperson Mitali Tingkhatra conducted legal awareness campaign at Bana circle of East Kameng district on December 2 and 3 sponsored by the National Commission for Women (NCW), New Delhi. The basic aim of the...

ZPC Tagik seeks actions against rivals

There should be no fight among same party leaders:PPA ITANAGAR, Dec 04: Kurung Kumey Zilla Parishad chairperson Sangha Tagik, who won the no-confidence motion moved against him by Sangram ZPM Tamchi Kache on November 29 last, today announced to initiate democratic steps to get justice. Claiming that he did not receive...

17 SSA staff suspended

KOLORIANG, Dec 4: Taking drastic action against absentee SSA staff, Kurung Kumey Deputy Commissioner cum District Project Director, SSA Kangki Darang has suspended 17 teaching and non-teaching staff posted under SSA in various educational institutions of Damin and Parsi-Parlo Administrative Circles for remaining absent from their duty for a...

NES tour to Tali

ITANAGAR, Dec 4: The maiden tour of Nyishi Elite Society (NES) to Tali in Kra-Daadi district from December 3 to 6 is poised for a massive social awareness camp on December 5. The NES team started the tour on Saturday with formal reception of the team at Potin by the...

World Vasectomy Day Fortnight

SEPPA, Dec 04: East Kameng District Health Society organised a series of campaigns to generate awareness among public on Vasectomy in various places of the district as part of World Vasectomy Day Fortnight from November 21 to December 4. The campaigns were organized particularly at village level with an objective...

State BJPMM president attends National meeting

ITANAGAR, Dec 4: President of BJP Mahila Morcha state unit Bengia Yayang Tadar attended the All India Mahila Morcha meeting in New Delhi on Saturday. In the day-long meeting, various schemes and policies, particularly for the womenfolk, of the Modi government and its implementation were discussed. It was pointed out...

Frontier highway & industrial corridor being mooted

ITANAGAR, Dec 3: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju informed that the Home Ministry was mooting proposals for a frontier highway and industrial corridor for Arunachal Pradesh. "We are proposing the frontier highway to connect all towns along the international border and the industrial corridor to connect...

Lama Gyatso receives Wildlife Service Award

ITANAGAR, Dec 3: Lama Lobsang Gyatso, one of the most vocal opponents of Hydro power projects in Tawang region, received the prestigious Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award in a ceremony held at the National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai on Friday evening. The award was handed over to Gyatso by...

Exploration should be translated into economic activities: Rijiju

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Dec 3: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that expedition of Kanto Peak in East Kameng district under Lada Circle should be translated into economic activities and tourism. MoS was addressing the gathering at ITBP-IMF Mt.Kangto Joint Expedition 2016 flagged in ceremony organised by...

Jomin Tayeng Memorial Award 2016

Follow the footprints of late Tayeng: Felix ROING, Dec 3: Jomin Tayeng Memorial Award 2016 giving function was held at Parbuk Govt. Secondary School here on Saturday, wherein Laptops and certificates were given to the meritorious students of class X and XII. Attending the function, Parliamentary Secretary (Education) Bamang Felix recalled...

BJYM cadres urged to tighten belt, make BJP vibrant

ITANAGAR, Dec 3: Addressing the concluding day of the two-day BJYM executive conclave here on Saturday, almost all the BJP leaders have urged the BJYM leaders to tighten their belt and play crucial role to make the party vibrant and bring awareness among the grass root level people on...

Act East Policy !

Flights Of Fantasy Group Captain M Panging VM (Retd) North East India, which compromises eight per cent of India’s total area and just four percent of its total population, has remained on the periphery of mainstream India’s development plans. North East India is one of the least industrialised regions of the...

Yukar Tachak wins gold

ITANAGAR, Dec 03: Upcoming weightlifter Yukar Tachak, the younger brother of Yukar Sibi, made Arunachal proud by winning two gold and four silver medals in the 12th Youth and 53rd Junior National Weightlifting Championship 2016 held in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Participating in below 62 kg in youth championship, Tachak won 1...

Legal awareness camp organized

ITANAGAR, Dec 3: A two-day long legal awareness camp was organized by the District Legal Service Authority for the students, members of women based-organizations and GBs of Tuting at Kabang Ghar (Community hall) and Govt. Higher Secondary School respectively. On the first day of the camp held at ADC Kabang...

“Drugs And Substance Abuse Among Adults And The Aged”

Use and abuse of substances such as Cigarettes, Alcohol, and even illegal Drugs may begin in childhood or the teen years which can continue unabated throughout adult life of a man as the addiction sets in. What does "Drugs and Substance Abuse" mean? Most drugs and other chemical substances are usually...

Day-3 of Army Recruitment Rally witnesses huge turn up

AALO, Dec 3: The day three of Army Recruitment Rally held at 1 Bihar Regiment Ground on Saturday witnessed a larger turn up of around 900 aspirants from Siang, East Siang, West Siang, Upper Siang, Kra Daadi and Naharlagun The physical tests for all candidates will be completed on Saturday...

Awareness on greenery conducted at geology and mining office

ITANAGAR, Dec 3: The All Arunachal Pradesh Youth Welfare Association in association with the department of geology and mining conducted a mass awareness campaign for cleaner and greener environment cum plantation drive in the premises of geology and mining office, Chandranagar here on Saturday. It is understood that 100 trees...

Krishi Shiksha Diwas observed

DIRANG, Dec 3: Krishi Shiksha Diwas was observed at ICAR-National Research Centre on Yak, Dirang with an aim to create awareness about agriculture and allied sectors among the youth here on Saturday. Students from different schools of Dirang circle took part in the programme wherein, KVK, West Kameng Programme Coordinator,...

APADSU appeals for GMDO recruitment through APPSC

ITANAGAR, Dec 3: The members of Arunachal Pradesh Ayurvedic Doctor and Students Union (APADSU) appealed to the Commissioner, Department of Health & Family Welfare to conduct the recruitment of General Duty Medical Officer (GDMO), AYUSH through Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). APADSU questioned the state govt. on why it...

Indigenous Faith Day celebrated across West Siang

AALO Dec 3: Indigenous Faith Day was celebrated across West Siang with traditional pomp and gaiety from November 30 to December 2. At Aalo: former Minister Doi Ado, who chaired the celebration at Gumin Kiin on December 1, appealed to all to preserve their indigenous faith and culture to keep...

2nd Winter Cup T20 begins at Tawang

TAWANG, Dec 3: The second edition of the district level Winter Cup T20 Cricket Tournament kicked off at High Altitude Sports Stadium here on Saturday. Kitpi ZPM Sherap, who attended the inaugural function, appealed to the players to play the game with true sportsman's spirit. He lauded the efforts of...

AR jawan killed, two injured in ambush

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Dec 3: An Assam Rifle jawan was reportedly killed and two others severely injured when their convoy was ambushed by suspected NSCN-K militants between Lolchang and Ninu village, 25 KM away from Longding town around 2:30 PM on Friday. The district administration sources informed The Arunachal Times, that...

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North East

Demonetisation: Cong against Centre’s mismanagement, not step

Kohima, Dec 4 (PTI) The Congress Party is not against banning of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, but is against the "mismanagement"...

Sports

India beat Pakistan to win women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup title

BANGKOK, Dec 4 (PTI): Indian women maintained their supremacy in the Asia Cup by beating arch-rivals Pakistan for their sixth title in as many...

National

HOA demands strong action against Pak-based terror groups

Amritsar, Dec 4 (PTI) Strong action against terror groups including Pakistan-based LeT and JeM involved in high level of violence in the region was...

World

India-US defence ties closest ever: Carter

Washington, Dec 4 (PTI) Days ahead of his visit to India, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter today said that the defence relationship between the...