1% electricity from state share for RHEP affected villages

ITANAGAR, Jul 20: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday announced to allocate one percent from the state share of free electricity for local area...

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Arunachal to host 5th North East Connectivity Summit

ITANAGAR, Jul 20: Arunachal Pradesh has been chosen to host the 5th North East Connectivity Summit in 2018, informed Chairman, North East Advisory Council of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Ranjit Barthakur, who called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday. The summit organised by the...

Pasighat faces acute power shortage

Prafulla Kaman PASIGHAT, Jul 20: Pasighat Township and adjoining rural areas in East Siang district are facing power shortage for the last four days after strong winds on Sunday last damaged the 132 KV Along-Pasighat power line at Rottung near Pasighat. Power Department officials at Pasighat have informed that a kilometre-long...

DLC meet on model village

PANGIN, Jul 20: A meeting of the District Level Committee for establishment of model/smart village under BADP 2017-18 at Bogne in Kaying-Payum CD Block was held at Pangin on Thursday under the chairmanship of Siang district Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Singh. The objective of the meeting was to understand the prospects...

Arunachal State Women’s Football League kicks off

CCFC trounces FCD by 8-0, ASC beats EYAEF FC by 3 Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, Jul 20: Arunachal State Women's Football League (ASWFL), the first ever football tourney organized in the state exclusively for women, kicked off on a promising note at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun on Thursday. Organized by the Arunachal...

APESU appeals to govt to create posts

ITANAGAR, Jul 20: the Arunachal Physical Education and Sports Union (APESU) appealed to the state government for creation of various posts to recruit the unemployed Bachelor of Physical Education (BP Ed) degree holders. Many BPEd degree holders, who did their graduation from the Regional College of Physical Education, Tripura on...

National workshop on MDSR and MNMR

NEW DELHI, Jul 20: A two-day national workshop on 'Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) & Maternal Near Miss Review (MNMR)' was held at New Delhi on July 18 and 19 last, where various aspects of MDSR & MNMR were highlighted. During the workshop, it was decided that a state...

First Capital Fest declared open

ITANAGAR, Jul 20: The first ever Capital fest,organised by the Capital Youth Organisation (CYO) was declared open on Wednesday at Nyikum Niya Ground by Minister of Art and Culture, Mohesh Chai. He called upon the youths to contribute to nation building and asked them to keep education as priority in...

Prominent public leader of Khonsa passes away

KHONSA, Jul 20: Prominent public leader and social worker of Khonsa and Dadam area of Tirap district Chengngam Wangno passed away on July 19 at the age of 46 after he received a massive stroke. Wangno was admitted in ICU in a private hospital in Dibrugarh, Assam, where he was...

DBA selects 10 players for DK memorial c’ship

AALO, Jul 20: The District Badminton Association (DBA) has selected 10 players for the 5th state level Dorjee Khandu Memorial Badminton Championship, 2017, scheduled from August 9 to 12. The players, selected on the basis of their performance in the second district level badminton tournament held at Mechuka, are presently...

RKM comes up for cause of flood victims

AALO, Jul 20: A team of monks from Ramakrishna Mission (RKM), Aalo headed by Swami Divyabodhananda met flood victims of Kabu village and distributed essentials relief items, like blankets (16) and utensils among the affected families at Kabu Masi village on July 16. Stationery items were also distributed to seven...

Museum: A fun school for me, you & all of us

Rige Shiba Of what use is a museum to the common man, other than just watching some ancient items from a bygone era? Does it any way promote learning outside the four walls of a classroom? These are common doubts that appear when someone hears or talks about a museum. Fortunately,...

Director Art and Culture reacts to allegations

ITANAGAR, Jul 20: Reacting to the recent allegations levelled by the All Arunachal Pradesh Unemployed Youth Association (AAPUYA) against Art and Culture Director, Naybin Ete accusing him of misusing his official post, the Director on Thursday, clarified that there was no sanction order for construction of Priest Guest House...

Society seeks ex-gratia for flash flood victim

ITANAGAR, Jul 20: The Jikke Welfare Society on Thursday informed that one Jikke Longha (45) permanent resident of Nyobia Village under Pip Sorang circle of Tali in Kra Daadi district was swept away in a flash flood on July 10. Reportedly, the incident occurred between Dadi and Nilling village of...

DC urged to prevent entry of stray animals in town area

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jul 20: The All Bogong Students' Union (ABSU) has appealed to the East Siang Deputy Commissioner to take necessary step to prevent entry of stray animals in Pasighat town area. In its memorandum, the ABSU stated that in Pasighat, it is common sight to see stray animals, like cows,...

IOC conducts awareness prog on fuel adulteration

PASIGHAT, Jul 20: The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), in collaboration with the Department of Food and Civil Supplies conducted a "check and win" public awareness programme on automobile fuel adulteration at a petrol depot on Thursday. On-the-spot fuel test, using filter papers for verifying quality of petrol, tests to check...

Villagers repair road

NYIGAM, Jul 20: Around one kilometre stretch of road at Nyigam village was repaired by filling earth and clearing drains by the Nyigam Christian Group. Around 100 members from 44 households of the group rendered labour to renovate the BRTF link road that connects Nyigam village and Aalo-Itanagar Highway.

JIC withdraws ‘chakka jam’ near Civil Secretariat

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The Joint Interim Committee (JIC) for Stipend and Scholarship has withdrawn its proposed 'chakka jam' near the Civil Secretariat on July 20 after detailed deliberations with Chief Secretary In-charge Satya Gopal on Wednesday at the Civil Secretariat. During the meeting, representatives from the JIC placed their demands...

Arunachal Secretariat first in the country to enable Wi-Fi

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The Arunachal Pradesh Civil Secretariat became the first Secretariat in the country to be entirely under wireless coverage with the launch of Wi-Fi Local Area Network (LAN) on Wednesday morning. With this, the 'power center' of the state government has become wireless and in the process achieved...

E/Siang AdiSU seeks arrests in one month

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The East Siang unit of the Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) gave one month's time to the state police to arrest the culprits involved in the alleged murder of Ojing Taying, or warned of going done the path of democratic movements. Addressing reporters on Wednesday, AdiSU...

RGU renews MoU with University of Missouri, USA

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) and University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, USA way back in the year 2014, has been renewed for another term for furthering the collaborative research work as well as for research exchange programmes of faculty and students...

Association demands creation of VOs

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The Arunachal Unemployed Veterinary Doctors' Association (AUVDA) demanded that the state government create 158 new posts of veterinary officers (VOs). In a representation to Minister of Animal Husbandry, Veterinary and Dairy Development, Dr Mohesh Chai, the Association claimed that not a single veterinary officer post has been...

‘Singpho tribe affected by refugee problems’

BORDUMSA, Jul 19: AAPSU General Secretary Tobom Dai said that since the Singpho tribe was one of the affected tribes of the refugee problem, the youths in particular need to fight for their rights. He was speaking at the valedictory function of the 3rd Singpho Youth Conference at Bordumsa on...

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Sonowal urges Jaitley for financial help for flood-hit Assam

New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged the Centre for a "liberal" financial help to the north-eastern state in...

Sports

John Bracewell quits Ireland coaching job

DUBLIN, Jul 19 (AFP): Ireland's cricket head coach John Bracewell says he wants a "new goal and challenge" when he leaves his post after...

National

Six million euros for ISRO from satellite launches

New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) The ISRO has earned six million euros by launching 29 nano satellites from 14 countries in a PSLV rocket...

World

Pentagon Asked To Work Closely With India In Cyber And Space...

WASHINGTON, Jul 19 (PTI): Expressing concern over the growing gap between the overarching goals of the bilateral Indo-US defence relationship, a powerful Senate Committee...