Itanagar-Banderdewa four-lane project on track

MoRTH sanctions fund for Chandranagar-Papu Hapa road stretch ITANAGAR, Dec 2: After a long and arduous wait, the Union Ministry of Road, Transport and Highway...

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Pario announces development fund at Palin

PALIN, Dec 2: PHED, WS and DM Minister Takam Pario announced fund to the tune of Rs 1 lakh each to three numbers of water tank at Tabyang, Kusuk and Langbia Gram Segments. He made this announcement while addressing local people of Nangbia village at under-construction Government Model Degree...

Nabam Atum conferred Indigenous Faith Ratna Award

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The former President of Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) Nabam Atum has been conferred with prestigious IFCSAP Ratna Award on the occasion of Indigenous Faith Day celebration at Nirjuli on Thursday. Atum has received the Award from Home Minister Kumar Waii. This...

State BJYM resolves to involve more youths in nation building

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Arunachal Pradesh unit will have to play a very active role in propagating and spreading the ideologies and policies of the BJP all over the state, said BJYM state president Taring Tiri. He was addressing at the first State executive...

World AIDS Day observed

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The district AIDS Prevention and Control Unit (DAPCU), Tezu in co-ordination with 48 BRTF (GREF) Demwe, Tezu observed World AIDS Day at Demwe on Dec 1 last. Speaking on the occasion, 48 BRTF(GREF) Demwe, Tezu Commandant, Col. C Rajashekar lauded the District Health Society and DAPCU for...

Indigenous Faith Day celebrated

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The Indigenous Faith Day was celebrated at General Ground, Yingkiong on Thursday last with representatives from various tribes of different faith taking part in it. Speaking on the occasion, Upper Siang DC, Remo Kamki said that the motto of celebrating Indigenous Faith Day is to bring all...

DC & ITBP officials inspect short firing range

YUPIA, Dec 2: Papum Pare DC Tai Kaye along with SDO Kimin, J Padung, Deputy Commandant ITBP Sunil Kamal, Assistant Commandants Hirapum, KC Meena, Ayush Deepak, Abhisek Choudhury, ITBP inspected short firing range within the RTC Kimin, ITBP Hq on Friday. Observing that short firing range site within the ITBP...

Taga visits Agri, Horti and Pig Farm at Jomlo

AALO, Dec 2: Industries, Textile and Handicraft and Cooperation Minister Tamiyo Taga visited Govt. Agriculture Seed Farm, Horticulture Farm and Pig breeding farm at Jomlo under Siang district on Thursday and interacted with the officers on progress of the farm. The minister exhorted the officers in-charge posted at Agriculture, Horticulture...

Day 2 of Army Recruitment Rally

AALO, Dec 2: More than 500 aspirants from seven districts of the state, namely, Longding, Tirap, Changlang, Anjaw, Lohit, Dibang Valley and Lower Dibang Valley took part in the day two of Army Recruitment Rally held at 1 Bihar Regiment Ground on Friday. The Commanding Officer 1 Bihar Regiment, Col...

Awareness meet on Mission Suraksha held

TEZU Dec 2: A meeting cum awareness programme on Mission Suraksha to combat the issues of unimmunized and drop out children in Lohit district was conducted under the aegis of district administration in Amik Ringiya Hall Tezu on Friday. Addressing the gathering, DC Danish Ashraf said that immunization was...

Sensitisation prog on e-banking facilities held

ZIRO, Dec 2: A meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Lower Subansiri, Superintendent of Police, Tage Habung at his office chambers here on Friday, with all the bankers, administration officers and representatives of market welfare association to familiarize them with E-wallet and E-Banking applications of the banking sector. Habung...

Power delegated to Deputy Speaker

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker T N Thongdok has delegated power to Deputy Speaker to look after the day to day routine works of Legislative Assembly secretariat for the period from December 8 next till his return from foreign tour.

PPA writes to DC

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) on Friday urged the Kurung Kumey District Deputy Commissioner not to take any action against two PPA ZPMs on the basis of the letter written by Zilla Parishad member secretary on Nov 30. It is said that the member secretary...

Labourers yet to get Board benefits: AAPGDLU US

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The All Arunachal Pradesh Government Departmental Labour Union (AAPGDLU), Upper Subansiri unit has said that the labourers in the district are yet to avail Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board (APB&OCWWB) benefits. In its representation to the labour commissioner cum member secretary APB&OCWWB, it...

Committee against CD block HQ shift

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The Sawa Socio, Economic and Infrastructure Development Committee (SSEIDC) has complained against establishment of Sawa CD block headquarter at Sreemyoriang claiming it to be unlawful decision of Sawa ZPM. It has written to the secretary, RD and local MLA cum Parliamentary secretary textile and handicrafts for...

Awareness prog on PMKSY conducted

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: In all, 36 trainees attended a two-day long awareness programme on 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana-cum-farmers training organized by KVK, Lohit Programme Coordinator incharge, Dr. Debasis Sasmal at Alubari village in Namsai on Friday. During the programme which was sponsored by ATMA, Namsai under ICAR-NRC on Yak,...

NEFTU conducts seminar on social science

AALO, Dec 2: North East Technical University Faculty of Arts organized a one-day departmental Seminar on 'social science in the era of scientific development: with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh' recently. The seminar was conducted in order to impart scientific methods and modern techniques and it was attended by more...

Sacred Black-necked cranes arrive in Tawang yet again

Lobsang Gyatso to get prestigious Wildlife Award ITANAGAR, Dec 1:The sacred Black-necked cranes arrived once again in its wintering abode in the Pangcheng valley along the Nyamjang Chhu river on November 15. While on Thursday leading wildlife magazine, Sanctuary Asia, has announced that Lama Lobsang Gyatso of the Save Mon...

Arunachal records 308 HIV cases

World AIDS Day observed across the state ITANAGAR, Dec 1: Along with the rest of the world 'World AIDS Day' was observed with various programmes across Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Addressing a day-long advocacy program themed 'Hands up for HIV Prevention' organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Legislators Forum on HIV/AIDS (APLFHA)...

Adventure sports & music to rule Dambuk Orange Festival

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Dec 01: The adrenaline adventures sports and music to rule the 3rd edition of Orange Festival of Adventure and Music, Dambuk amidst fragrance of fully-ripen orange fruits, informed Festival Director Abu Tayeng in a press conference at Press Club here on Thursday. Dambuk, a sub-division of Lower...

‘Lali Modi Exploration’ team flagged in at Midpu

By Staff Reporter MIDPU, Dec 01: The virgin trekking route connecting East Kameng and Papum Pare districts has lots to offer for adventure freaks with its enchanting landscape, valleys and a host of endangered floral and faunal species, which was observed by the members of the 'Lali Modi Exploration' team...

Philatelic exhibition begins

ITANAGAR, Dec 01: A two-day philatelic exhibition cum workshop jointly organised by Arunachal Postal Division and Donyi Polo Bidya Bhavan, Itanagar for school children began at Donyi Polo School premise on Thursday. The workshop was inaugurated by Chief Secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin in presence of former Chief Minister Gegong Apang,...

Peace is the essence of Buddhism: Karmapa

BOMDILA, Dec 1: His Holiness, the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje called upon the people of the West Kameng district to maintain peace and tranquility for a better world order. "Propagation of peace only would not serve the purpose, it should come from within," he said addressing his followers...

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US Exploring Ways To Build Better Linkages With India: Richard Verma

KOHIMA, Dec 02 (PTI): The United States is exploring ways to build better linkage with India, especially the North East Region of the country,...

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Saina, Sai crash out; India’s challenge ends in Macau Open

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India to step up efforts for Pak’s isolation at HoA

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US President-elect Donald Trump will be in charge of a better...

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