Govt. accords priority to NE road network: Gadkari

TK Engineering and PH Construction gets NHIDCL awards Staff Reporter NEW Delhi, Jul 27: Union Road Transport & Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari said that NDA...

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12 villages cut off in Wakro circle

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: 12 villages remains cut off from Wakro EAC HQ in Lohit district due to damage of surface communication from Karhe to New Kathan Village under Wakro circle caused by the flood water of Sukhanala and Tapui Nala. Bekhuliang village under Sunpura circle is also cut off from...

Incessant rain damages Liromoba-Tai road

AALO, Jul 27: Rain over the past one week caused considerable damages to Liromoba-Tai Road and many other PMGSY roads connecting Liromoba circle. Though Tai- Liromoba road has been restored for commuters urgent preventive measures are needed to stop further damages as there are many vulnerable points, where rain may...

Joint inspection team surveys flood affected areas

NAMSAI, Jul 27: The joint inspection team of Namsai and Changlang district on Wednesday inspected the flood affected areas and surveyed the entire bank of Noa Dihing River from Diyun to Innao. The team will pursue the government with proposals for funds to carry out immediate measures to control the...

ABKYW demands immediate restoration of power supply

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: Adi Baane Kebang Youth Wing (ABKYW) called on the Commissioner Power and submitted a memorandum for regular supply of electricity in Pasighat and adjoining area in East Siang district. The Commissioner Power endorsed the matter to Chief Engineer Power and assured to look into the matter on...

Differences over IMFL plant continue

Correspondent RUKSIN, Jul 27: The differences over setting up of the proposed IMFL distillery and bottling plant at Industrial Growth Centre in Niglok, Pasighat continue with local villagers and land donors supporting the establishment of the unit for economic growth. The local villagers of Ngorlung and Niglok villages, including the land...

A success story of a village

Shyaro, a small village under Lhou Circle of Tawang District with some 250 people created a history in the state by starting a self managed hostel facility for the students of Govt Upper Primary School Shyaro. SMC members, Village elders, parents, govt employees from the village working in different places...

Independence cup soccer tourney kicks off in Tawang

TAWANG, Jul 27: Two times defending champion Shyo FC registered a comfortable 3-0 win over Pangchen Valley Sports Club in the opening match of the Independence Cup Soccer Tournament, which began at High Altitude Sports Stadium here on Wednesday. Government Higher Secondary School toyed with Humanity First's defence in the...

Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award 2016

ITANAGAR, July 27: "If I am asked to throw the discus again, I will definitely get a silver medal if not the gold," said veteran athelete from Assam, Tayabun Nisha while accepting the Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award 2016. Nisha is the first woman athlete to win a...

Meet resolves to conduct ‘Adi-Mising Convention’

RUKSIN, Jul 27: Mising Autonomous Council (MAC) Chairman Parmananda Chayengiya (Pangging) opined that though there may be some impediments in Adi-Mising re-union process that can be solved through proper negotiation. He was addressing a coordination meeting of Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) and Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK) at Gogamukh in...

179 youths selected to undergo skill development training

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: A total of 179 candidates from various districts of the state have been selected to undergo training in various trade like; business processing & outsourcing (BPO) at Learn to Earn, driver-cum-mechanic at RIMT, travel tourism and hospitality at Orion EduTech Pvt. Ltd, Laboratory Assistant at Health...

Strategic action plan needed for proper implementation of IDCF

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: Commissioner (Health & Family Welfare), Hage Kojeen has emphasized the need for a strategic action plan for intensified diarrhea control programme as well as its proper implementation at field level to prevent diarrheal death among children. He was addressing a state steering coordination committee meeting on Intensified...

Wearing helmet made compulsory for bike riders in Tirap

KHONSA, Jul 27: Tirap District Administration while launching a week-long road safety awareness campaign here on July 25 has made it compulsory for bike riders to wear helmet. Makeshift check points in and around Khonsa Township were set up to check and verify vehicle documents, drunk and reckless driving and...

Flood claims one in Lohit, CM announces ex-gratia

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: One person identified as Gorailun Kora, aged 45 years drowned on July 26 in the flood water at Sunpura circle of Lohit. His body was recovered this morning by a team consisting of Govt officials, public, police & ITBP. The man drowned while returning from his...

CEO reacts at wall collapses report

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: Chief Estate Officer Talo Potom on Wednesday reacted to the news of collapsed wall of AG Building in Mowb II published in this daily adding that he had rushed to the spot and examined the situation. CEO further clarified that on his request occupants of Meming Bengia...

Free Hepatitis screening at Heema

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: To mark the World Hepatitis Day, the Indian Medical Association (Arunachal Chapter) is organizing "Free Hepatitis Screening in collaboration with Heema Hospital on Thursday (July 28). Those found positive for Hepatitis 'B' will be able to avail further DNA quantitative PCR test outside the state at...

Students asked to practice values in life

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: Swami Veda Vidyananda of RK Mission Itanagar has asked students to practice values like renunciation and service in everyday life. He said this while addressing an orientation programme for NSS volunteers, which was held at VKV, Chimpu here on Wednesday. He also said that external cleanliness and...

Direct dept to advertise post : Union urges CS

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: The All Arunachal Pradesh Labour Union (AAPLU) has in a representation to the state Chief Secretary on Wednesday, appealed her to issue strict orders to all the departments of the state to properly advertise any vacancy and conduct interview to appoint only the deserving candidates. Many illegal...

CCPDA mourns death of its senior member

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: One Ladu Lal hailing from Sujangarh, Rajasthan died after a heart attack on his way to the hospital this evening. He was working as manager at M/s Arunachal Petroleum Depot, Nirjuli. Late Lal is survived by one daughter and 2 sons. He was also senior member...

Org urges DEE to revoke transfer of teacher

ITANAGAR, Jul 27: The United Youth Front of Mechukha Sub-Division (UYFMS) has urged the Education Department to cancel the transfer order of one Ram Bund, teacher (AT/A) of Govt. Upper Primary School, Tato under Mechukha Sub-Division, who has reportedly been transferred from the school without a reliever. The UYFMS, in...

Youths trained in basic computer course

DAPORIJO, Jul 27: In all, 20 youths underwent free basic computer training which was conducted by the Aying Multipurpose Co-operative Society Limited Aying Muring, a local NGO here on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, the Society's chairman, Tania Cheke informed that the training aims at imparting basic computer knowledge to...

Irom Sharmila to end fast, Amnesty seeks release

IMPHAL, Jul 26: Sixteen years after starting her path-setting hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Manipur’s "Iron Lady" Irom Chanu Sharmila has decided to end her fast on August 9 and contest Assembly elections as an Independent candidate. The 44-year-old iconic rights activist, who has...

Wall collapses, terrorizes nearby residents

ITANAGAR, Jul 26: In yet another glaring example of poor quality works executed by firms and clean chit given by the authorities, a RCC retaining wall collapsed near the Accountant General office site at MOWB-II, Itanagar on Monday evening. A nearby resident, Meming Bengia informed that the RCC protection wall...

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Prioritization of road connectivity

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Initiate action against contractors, engineers

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Accommodating values, compassion & peace

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Harassment in the name of festival

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Frustration of a youth

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Let us have an open competition

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North East

Assembly adjourned for 3 days for MLAs to visit flood-hit area

Guwahati, Jul 27 (PTI) In an unprecedented move, the Assam Assembly was today adjourned for the next three days for allowing MLAs to visit...

Sports

Shooter Vijay Kumar expects four medals from Rio squad

Kolkata, Jul 27 (PTI): Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar, who failed to make the Rio-bound squad, has now turned into a die-hard supporter and...

National

Modi calls for ‘stronger and closer’ ties with new British PM

New Delhi/London, Jul 27 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May congratulating her on her assumption of...

World

Nawaz Sharif describes Kashmir as ‘unfinished agenda’ of UN

ISLAMABAD, Jul 27 (PTI): Describing Kashmir as "unfinished agenda" of the United Nations, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday vowed to raise the...