Pasighat to become Smart City

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Pasighat town has been included in the list of 30 smart cities announced on Friday. Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty...

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Women commission condemns murder, asks police to expedite investigation

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: The Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) has vehemently condemned the alleged murder of 15-years-old girl at Dapo-Ziro road on Wednesday. In a telephonic conversation with the Dapo SP, the Commission requested the law enforcing agency to nab the culprit(s) and expedite the investigation, so that...

Replace traditional farming with modern system: Aboh urges farmers

KHONSA, Jun 23: Khonsa West MLA, Tirong Aboh has exhorted the farming community of the district to replace traditional farming system and take up cultivation of cash crops by adopting modern technology of agriculture besides, taking up horticulture, veterinary and fishery activities. He was addressing a huge gathering of Chiefs,...

APCC calls for continuation of APCMUHIS

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has demanded revival of Chief Minister's Universal Health Insurance Scheme (APCMUHIS) which provides free medical treatment to the people in Government and Private Hospitals in cashless manner. The state Govt. must carry forward this unique scheme and increase enrolment of...

Police arrests one person

TEZU, Jun 23: The Tezu and Sunpura police in a joint effort have arrested one Chopo Mega of Koronu Village under Lower Dibang Valley District from Sunpura on Thursday for allegedly possessing drug substances. In a release Lohit police informed that after receiving information that one person was selling...

50th Central Dree football tournament

DSC will lock horn with SLSC in final ZIRO, Jun 23: Diibo Sports Club (DSC) will lock horn with last year's defending champion Sojang Lapang Sports Club (SLSC) in final match of the Golden Jubilee Central Dree Football Tournament on June 26. SLSC defeated Hari Sports Club (HSC) in first semi...

DLSC holds meet for effective implementation of IDCF & Dulari Kanya...

YUPIA, Jun 23: The 1st District Level Steering Committee (DLSC) meeting to discuss the effective implementation of Intensive Diarrhoea Control Forthnight (IDCF) and implementation of Dulari Kanya Scheme in Papum Pare district was conducted at ZPC conference hall today. Presiding over the meeting, Deputy Commissioner, Tai Kaye has called upon...

SUMAA demands recruitment against sanctioned posts

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: The Students United Movement of All Arunachal (SUMAA) has demanded the State Government to conduct recruitment against all the sanctioned posts in State Police Department. In a release, SUMAA stated that the State Government had sanctioned 2200 posts of various categories in the Police Department since 2014-15,...

Kanubari young entrepreneurs conduct exposure visit

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Under the initiative of Kanubari MLA Gabriel D. Wangsu a group of more than 50 young and educated entrepreneurs from Kanubari conducted a two-day exposure trip to various organic farms in Assam and to the Papum Pare Eco-Tourism Park on Wednesday and Thursday. During an interactive session...

DC calls for maximum dissemination of information about CSS

PANGIN, Jun 23: Siang Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Singh has directed all departments to ensure maximum outreach and information dissemination about governmental schemes so that the general public can avail maximum benefit of both state and centrally sponsored schemes. The DC was addressing a coordination meeting with all HoDs held here...

Ruksin people support alcohol distillery unit at Niglok IGC

Correspondent RUKSIN, Jun 23: The PRI members and public leaders of Ruksin block have reiterated their demand for early installation of 'Alcohol Distillery Plant' and other industrial units in Industrial Growth Centre (IGC), Niglok in East Siang district before the visiting Commissioner of Industries, Tahang Taggu on Friday. During his visit...

Doimukh to get first class police station

DOIMUKH, Jun 23: Parliamentary secretary for home and education Pani Taram on Friday visited Doimukh police station which was recently deluged by the flood water. Accompanied by the Papum Pare SP Tumme Amo, Taram took stock of the situation and discussed all issues concerning Doimukh PS with the officials. Parliamentary...

Basic computer application training prog concludes

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: In all 13 members of various registered Cooperative Societies of Papum Pare district underwent a 10 day-long training programme on basic computer application, jointly organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Cooperative Training Centre, Naharlagun and National Council of Cooperative Training (NCCT), New Delhi, which concluded at the...

Army distributes solar lights to villagers

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: The Subansiri Brigade of Spearhead Division of Army has distributed Solar Powered Lamps to over 400 households of Taksing, Redi, Limeking and Gelemo villages of Limeking circle in Upper Subansiri district. The Solar Powered Lamps were provided by a Mumbai based NGO 'Eco Solutions'. General Officer Commanding...

Disaster preparedness meeting held

YINGKIONG, Jun 23: A meeting to review the disaster preparedness of Upper Siang district keeping in view the prevailing monsoon season was held on Friday. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Remo Kamki. Action plan and strategies required to deal with any type of disaster by ensuring proper...

Cleanliness drive held

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Volunteers under the banner of All Dikalmukh Youth Association (ADYA) led by its President Lomjum Bojir and General Secretary Gungte Phassang conducted a cleanliness drive from Dikalmukh IV School to Borgao road in Assam here recently.  

Kimin CHC facing shortage of doctors

KIMIN, Jun 23: Kimin Anchal Samity Chairperson, Takio Yanu Tarh has drawn the attention of the Director Health and Family Welfare Department towards the problems being faced by the people owing to the shortage of doctors at Kimin Community Health Center (CHC) and sought early posting of adequate doctors...

Hundreds benefit from free medical camp at Nguri village

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Over 600 patients benefitted from a medical camp-cum-social awareness program being organized by the Akom Welfare Society (AWS) at Nguri village on Saturday last. A medical team headed by DSO (IDSP)-cum-DPO (NCD), Dr. Tape Dakpe and MO, District Hospital Daporijo, Dr. Ronald Dakpe along with technical staffs...

Coordination meeting reviews progress of works

HAWAI, Jun 23: A coordination meeting was convened by the District Panchayat Development Officer, Anjaw district in the Conference Hall of Zilla Parishad Office here on Thursday last to discuss on the progress made in various works under the purview of the Panchayati Raj Institution including the Gram Panchayat...

Govt assessing feasibility of two different time zones in India

NEW DELHI, Jun 22: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is conducting a study to assess the feasibility of having different time zones in the country. The study is being conducted to give "scientific inputs" on the matter, DST secretary Ashutosh Sharma said. Recently, Pema Khandu, the chief minister...

Girl allegedly murdered, body abandoned on Dapo-Ziro road

DAPORIJO, Jun 22: Body of a 15 year old girl, allegedly murdered, was found four kilometers away from the town near Dapo-Ziro road, here on Wednesday last. According to reports, police received a telephone call from an unknown woman at around 7 AM, informing about a girl's semi-nude dead body...

Adorable Matin wins Bollywood

ITANAGAR, Jun 22: With time ticking away, millions are waiting with bated breath for the release of Salman Khan and an adorable Matin Rey Tangu starrer Tubelight on Friday. A small town child, Matin has already won Bollywood's heart and has become a superstar overnight during a promotional press conference...

Rural electrification to be taken up on mission mode: CM

ITANAGAR, Jun 22: Meeting with Chairman and Managing Director of Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, Dr P V Ramesh and his team on Thursday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the rural electrification programme will be taken on a mission mode, for which the Power Department has drawn up a...

Readers Forum

Cricket-a fair game or a farce

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Stealing the show

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Colliding dates

Dear Editor, Written Examination of Fishery Officer/Extension Officer scheduled on 22nd and 23rd July 2017 is...

Dalit stereotype

Dear Editor, We have been brainwashed for centuries into believing that Dalits are less eligible than...

Tourism potential

Dear Editor, Arunachal Pradesh is popularly known as land of rising Sun; however, very few travellers...

Politicians and accountability

Dear Editor, Apropos Taba Ajum's article, "Hollow political promises and lack of accountability" (Monday musing, June...

North East

NE authors take part in North Eastern Literary Festival

Guwahati, Jun 23 (PTI) Litterateurs of over 20 languages of the North East are taking part in the North Eastern Literary Festival, orgaqnised by...

Sports

Srikanth in semis; Saina, Sindhu bow out of Australia Open

SYDNEY, Jun 23: Newly-crowned Indonesia Open winner Kidambi Srikanth continued his rampaging run to advance to the men's singles semi-finals but it was curtains...

National

ISRO rocket lifts off with Cartosat, 30 other satellites for Earth...

Sriharikota , Jun 23 (PTI): The Indian space agency ISRO on Firday successfully launched its workhorse rocket PSLV carrying ‘eye in the sky’ Cartosat-2...

World

Over 2 Dozen Killed In Multiple Blasts In Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Jun 23 (AFP): Multiple blasts killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens in two Pakistani cities on the last Friday of Ramadan,...