CS issues fresh order on officiating/ OTP issue; warns action

ITANAGAR, May 28: After non-compliance of Raj Bhavan’s office Memorandum in which Governor J P Rajkhowa had directed all the Principal Secretaries, Secretaries and...

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Rebia takes stock of storm-hit Balijan

BALIJAN, May 28: Doimukh MLA Nabam Rebia on Saturday visited and took stock of the storm- hit Balijan circle. Accompanied with government officials and panchayat leaders, Rebia visited Lower and Upper Toubung villages, Forest colony, Market line, VKV School and Police station. Rebia met and consoled all the families whose houses...

WHL organizes free HIV testing camp

ITANAGAR, May 28: Arunachal Women Help Line (WHL) in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (APSACS) and Team VIHAAN organized a two days free HIV counseling and testing camp for migrant labourers and women sheltered at Short Stay Home of Oju Welfare Association (OWA). Various modes of transmission...

Pul takes stock of state Govt properties in Shillong

SHILLONG, May 28: Chief Minister Kalikho Pul on Saturday visited the Old Arunachal Pradesh Secretariat building here to take stock of the facilities being provided and to assess the physical condition of the building. The secretariat building constructed in late 1960’s, is partly occupied by the ITBP personnel and by...

MP asks students not to involve in party politics

Correspondent RUKSIN, May 28: Member of Parliament (MP) for Arunachal East constituency, Ninong Ering has urged the student community not to involve in party politics, saying that political involvement in young age hampers one’s academic career and personality development. He also asked them to maintain discipline and keep competitive mind...

Lala Sporting Club and Officers’ Badminton Club men & women team...

ITANAGAR, May 28: Lala Sporting Club and Officers’ Badminton Club, Naharlagun won the men and women’s titles in the first ever state level Inter-Club Badminton Team Championship held at Raj Bhawan Badminton Court, Itanagar on Saturday. Lala Sporting Club beat Lower Dibang Valley Badminton in two straight sets (2-0) in...

‘Complete culvert soon’

ITANAGAR, May 28: Expressing concern over the inordinate delay in completion of the culvert near Niba Hospital and Him petrol pump, the All Arunachal Contractor’s Welfare Association (AACWA) today appealed to the Deputy Chief Minister-cum-PWD Minister to intervene into the matter for early completion of the same. The AACWA in...

Social service conducted at Daporijo

Correspondent DAPORIJO, May 28: Social service was conducted in various colonies and markets in Daporijo township as part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on Saturday. Roads and drains were cleaned while colony roads were repaired. People came forward voluntarily and contributed financial assistance to repair the colony roads. Meanwhile it was also informed...

Transport Federation demands parking lot in Aalo

ITANAGAR, May 28: The All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF) led by its president Dobing Sonam and general secretary Gyamar Talak has sought for an allocation of parking lot(s) for all the commercial vehicles plying within the Aalo Township in West Siang district. In a memorandum submitted to the...

‘Mahaniskromon’ released

ITANAGAR, May 28: A historical book ‘Mahaniskromon', (The great exile) was released by Prof. Sugata Bose, Gardiner professor of history, Harvard University and grandson of Netaji Subhash Bose in a function at NEDFI Auditorium, Guwahati on Saturday. The book has been translated in Assamese language by noted writer and vice...

Training workshop held

TEZU, May 28: A training workshop aimed at creating awareness about agro-based cottage industry activities for rural women was conducted by the Department of Women and Child Development, Tezu at BRC Hall, here on Friday last. Addressing the large number of women trainees on the occasion, Tezu CDPO, Susan Krisikro...

Brave heart Arunachalee Soldier martyred

SRINAGAR, May 27: Havildar Hangpan Dada from Borduria, Arunachal Pradesh has laid down his life for the nation. A senior Army official said on Friday that he was injured badly in the encounter with the terrorists who crossed over from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir(PoK). He displayed raw courage, unflinching grit, presence of mind...

Chaos on Capital roads

ITANAGAR, May 27: The Capital Complex on Friday witnessed massive traffic snarl. The situation was worse at Naharlagun as there was heavy jam starting from Model village till Niba hospital. Due to heavy rainfall, the condition of patch of road near incomplete box culvert opposite Niba hospital has further...

“One size fits all” policy does not work: CM

SHILLONG, May 27: Stating that “one size fits all” policy does not work, the Chief Minister Kalikho Pul said that to build Arunachal into a strong State, and at par with its other more developed member states of the NEC, we must realise that just as the one-size-fits –all...

Governor emphasizes on connectivity, defence & border area

ITANAGAR, May 27: Addressing the 65th Plenary of North Eastern Council at Shillong on May 27, chaired by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi Governor of Arunachal Pradesh JP Rajkhowa emphaised on connectivity, communication facilities, environment, defence & border area development, tourism, exploration of minerals, education, health, Human...

Storm and rain wreaks havoc in Balijan

ITANAGAR, May 27: Heavy storm and rains lashed Balijan and adjoining areas on Thursday night and has left a trail of destruction in the area. Reportedly eight OBT/SPT houses have been damaged with no loss of life. ADC Balijan, Chukhu Takar and EAC M Loyi visited and took stock of the...

“Health centre or cow shed?”

The poorly maintained Kamba Community Health Centre under West Siang district is becoming a home of domestic animals to rest and protect themselves from rains. Photo: Marli Kami

DC to constitute committee to probe LPG scarcity

SEPPA May 27: East Kameng Deputy Commissioner Rajeev Takuk said that a committee would be constituted to probe into the reported scarcity of LPG cylinder and exorbitant rate of FPS rations. After hearing the grievances of the public in a development meeting here on Friday, Takuk assured to keep complaint...

ASUS demands permanent DRC, ambulance

SHILLONG, May 27: A delegation of Arunachal Students’ Union, Shillong (ASUS) on Thursday submitted a five-point memorandum to Governor of Arunachal Pradesh JP Rajkhowa demanding a permanent Deputy Resident Commissioner (DRC) at Shillong, maintenance of Arunachal Boys Hostel or NEFA Building here, among others. Responding positively to the demands, Rajkhowa,...

CM visits injured Tenzing at NEIGRIHMS

ITANAGAR, May 27: Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, soon after he visited one of the seriously injured persons of Tawang firing incident Wangpa Thutan, who is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Guwahati, reached Shillong on Thursday evening and enquired about wellbeing of another injured person Tenzing Wangdi...

Women apprehended without ILP

PASIGHAT, May 27: A group of women without ILP were detected by members of NGO- Women Against Social Evil (WASE) at Pasighat and turned over to the police. Four minors accompanied the women. The women entered without any ILP, but possessed entry pass/permit for different districts like Lower Subansiri, West...

Arunachalee boxers shine in Shillong championship

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 27: Arunachal Pradesh clinched the overall third position with nine medals (1 silver and 8 bronze) in the first LB Chettry Memorial Boxing Elite Championship in Shillong, wherein top boxers from BSF, Assam Rifles, 58 GTC, NERC and Manipur took part. Although the young boxers from the...

Medal haul for Taekwondo players

ITANAGAR, May 27: Taekwondo players of the State bagged as many as 23 medals, including 14 gold, in the 2nd Bhagwan Mahaveer Open National Taekwondo championship-2016 at Rajasthan, Jaipur which was held from May 18 21. The gold medalists are Achum Sangha, (Cadet U-51 kg), Anikey Misu (Cadet U-45kg), Yangli...

Readers Forum

Notorious Traffic

Dear Editor, Congratulations administrators and regulators. Our state capital is finally at par with other tier-I...

Sinking quality of education

Dear Editor, This refers to the letter titled, "Be aware" (Arunachal Times, May 27, 2016) in...

Introduce PCM in colleges

Dear Editor, The study of physics, chemestry and mathematics(PCM) in schools, colleges and universities is undoubtedly...

Constitute Lokayukta

Dear Editor, Arunachal Pradesh during the Congress reign under Nabam Tuki, State Assembly passed the Lokayukta...

India can dream of achhe din

Dear Editor, The trilateral agreement between India-Iran-Afghanistan and development of the Chabahar port of Iran has...

North East and Cancer

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North East

Two students injured during ILPS rally in Manipur

Imphal, May 28 (PTI) Two girl students sustained minor injuries while another fainted when police burst gas shells and resorted to baton charge to...

Sports

Kohli vs Warner as RCB, SRH eye maiden IPL title

Bengaluru, May 28: Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad, when the two teams, eyeing their maiden Indian...

National

Jammu And Kashmir Bans Sale Of Loose Cigarettes, Beedis And Tobacco

SRINAGAR, May 28 (PTI): Jammu and Kashmir government has banned sale of loose cigarettes, 'beedis' and tobacco in the state with immediate effect in...

World

Nepal announces USD 10 billion budget

Kathmandu, May 28 (PTI): Nepal today announced a budget of USD 10 billion for the fiscal year 2016-17, 28 per cent increase over last...