Give priority to border areas: Governor

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: Basic facilities like road communication, education, healthcare and water supply in border areas must be the priority sectors of the both...

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For 20 paise I gave my heart away …

I gave away my heart for 20 paise, long - long time back when I was still too young to be called a young man. This was the times when we still saw beauty in everything that kept unfolding to a curious child’s mind, and love still remained in...

Airport would cater to marketing horti products, says CS

ZIRO, Jun 24: Underscoring the importance of an airport at Ziro, Chief Secretary, Shakuntala D Gamlin said an international airport would cater to the long felt need for marketing the horticultural products of Ziro like kiwis and orchids which are in huge demand in the international market. The Chief Secretary...

DDMA conducts earthquake preparedness mock drills in school

BOMDILA, Jun 24: An exhaustive mock drill on earthquake preparedness and rescue operations was conducted at Government Higher Secondary School Bomdila on Friday by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in collaboration with the 4th Bn ITBP. ADC P Sora while briefing on the vulnerability of the State and the...

Allow qualified bidders only: Ering

NEW DELHI, Jun 24: Welcoming the Centre's initiative to provide mobile service to all the unconnected villages in North East Region, Member of Parliament Ninong Ering urged the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology to make sure that bidders, who qualify all the criteria, participate in the financial bid...

No fuel for riders without helmet at Tezu

TEZU, Jun 24: Lohit district administration has directed the petrol/diesel pump owners not to sell fuel to two-wheeler riders without helmet. The decision was taken in a meeting convened by Lohit DC, Danish Ashraf at Tezu on Friday to discuss on the increasing rate of road traffic accidents in Tezu....

WASE against IMFL distillation plant at Niglok

PASIGHAT, Jun 24:The Women Against Social Evil (WASE) strongly opposed setting up of IMFL distillation plant/unit at Industrial Growth Centre, Niglok, under Ruksin division of East Siang district. Submitting a memorandum to the district administration in this regard, the WASE said that the land available for industrial purpose should be...

Community awareness prog on disaster management

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: Community awareness programmes on disaster management and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at all government schools and various vulnerable locations of the Capital Complex started on Friday. The programmes are being organized by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Capital Complex in collaboration with the 12th Bn NDRF...

GBs conference on AFR 1945

BOLENG, Jun 24: A conference of Gaon Burahs from Boleng, Riga and Rebo-Parging circles was held under chairmanship of Boleng ADC, Taro Mize at Boleng on Thursday, to sensitize them about provisions of the Assam Frontier (Administration of Justice) Regulation, 1945. It was also attended by legal experts, ABK members...

Fish breeding training concludes

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: The five days training programme on "Capacity Building on Fish Breeding Techniques and Basics of Aquaculture" concluded at FFTC Emchi on Friday. The programme had started on June 20 and was attended by 25 fish farmers from Changlang, Namsai, Longding, East Siang and PapumPare. Attending the valedictory function,...

41 unrecognized colleges in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: As many as 41 fake and unrecognized colleges are running illegally in two districts of Assam, namely Dhemaji and Lakhimpur, claimed Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK). This was revealed during an inspection by a team from Dibrugarh University. Most of the colleges are located in rural areas,...

MWS to start Food Processing Unit

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: Muskan Welfare Society (MWS) is all set to start a food processing unit in the Raj Bhavan Complex from June 25. Initiated by the Chairperson of Muskan Welfare Society (MWS) Rita Rajkhowa, the unit will help the houswives preserve fruits and prepare different types of juice, jam,...

Mock drill held at Khonsa

ITANAGAR, June 24: A mock drill on Fire and Earthquake was conducted at the most congested parts of Khonsa market area on Friday. All stakeholders participated in the drill structured in four phases. The drill covered all situations and procedure to be taken during a real life Earthquake and Fire...

Police battalion for Tali demanded

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: The All Tali Area Students' Union (ATASU) has sought posting of a police battalion at Tali outpost. It has written to the DGP in this regard. The law and order situation in Tali area is deteriorating day by day which is hampering the lives of general public...

AYO for removal of PCB chairman

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: The Arunachal Youth Organization (AYO) has called for removal of chairman of State Pollution Control Board within 10 days. Appointment of non-technical persons as chairmen of state pollution control boards in various states are under legal scrutiny, it said in its representation submitted to the chief minister....

SEWA felicitates meritorious students

NAMSAI, Jun 24: Altogether 127 students of Lekang constituency, who have excelled in Class X and XII examinations conducted recently by CBSE, were felicitated in an impressive function on Friday organized by Socio-Economic Welfare Association (SEWA) at Dihun Neong Memorial Rang Manch Mahadevpur. The meritorious students were presented with certificate...

Training prog. on acid soil reclamation begins

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: In all 20 farmers, including women and rural youth attended a three day-long training on acid soil reclamation, nursery management and vegetable production which began at Jaw Phega, Anjaw district on Thursday. It was jointly organized by the agriculture department and KVK Anjaw under Agriculture Technology Management...

Re-assessment date fixed

DAPORIJO, Jun 24: The Upper Subansiri district administration has set July 11 next as the date for a joint re-assessment of left out properties which were left out during an earlier assessment, falling within the Right of Way (RoW) from 00 KM Daporijo to 20 KM Taliha BRTF double-lane...

Awareness prog on CSS held

SEPPA, Jun 24: An awareness programme to disseminate information about various centrally sponsored schemes to the public was conducted at Mebua, Seppa on Friday by the Field Publicity Unit, Seppa, Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of I&B, GoI. Speaking in the programme, Parliamentary Secretary (Power), Tapuk Taku has urged the...

PHED forced to act, 20 AEs reverted to JE

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Surrounded by barrage of criticisms, the department of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) on Thursday was forced to revert alteast 20 functional Assistant Engineers (AEs) to their original post of Junior Engineer. After considerable pressure from many corners, the Commissioner PHED issued this fresh order on...

NEDA seeks increase in NLCPR

Guwahati, Jun 23: In view of gradual decline in the resource allocation into the Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) for the Ministry of Development of the North East Region (DONER) and the North Eastern Council (NEC), North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) has submitted memorandum to the Prime...

Hanging bridge collapse

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: A 21-year old hanging bridge over Pare river collapsed on June 21 last cutting off people of Dakte Hoj village from the rest of the world. The bridge which connects Harhapa, Prayer Centre to Dakte Hoj village under Dakte Hoj Panchayat of Toru circle, Sagalee collapsed...

NEDA: Developmental mandate for NE, Pul

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Arunachal Chief Minister Kalikho Pul called for the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) to reach beyond its political mandate and said that the platform had tremendous potential to also carry a very effective developmental mandate for the northeast region. He was speaking at the meeting of the...

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Kudos to CM for medical college

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Suspension as reward for hard work

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North East

Assam farmers baton-charged for protesting auction of oilfields

GUWAHATI, Jun 24 (PTI): Police on Saturday baton-charged farmers protesting against auction of 67 oilfields across the country, including 12 blocks in Assam, at...

Sports

Euro 2016: Poland beat Switzerland on penalties to reach quarters

ST ETIENNE, Jun 25: Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the European Championship quarter-finals for the first time following a...

National

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers worth Rs...

NEW DELHI, Jun 25 (PTI): Defence Ministry today approved the much delayed purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, from...

World

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on track, says Chinese diplomat

Beijing, Jun 25 (PTI): The $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) has made progress and benefited local people,...