‘Aaba’ selected for Berlin Film Festival

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: 'Aaba'--a short film by Bollywood director Amar Kaushik and co-produced by Alison Welly under Space Miracle Studios, Itanagar, has been selected...

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RGU conducts awareness prog. on biodiversity

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: An awareness programme on biodiversity and its status, services and conservation by sustainable management was organized by the Centre with potential for excellence in biodiversity (CPEB), Rajiv Gandhi University for the student of Govt. Secondary School, Wakro in Lohit district recently. The programme was organized with the...

Golden Jubilee Boori-Boot Yullo at Raga

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The Boori-Boot Yullo Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee (BBYGJCC) based in Raga under Lower Subansiri district, led by its Chairman Komri Murtem today made public, the details on the schedules and events of the upcoming Boori-Boot Yullo celebration in a press conference at Arunachal Press Club. The central...

DHS launches door-to- door TB screening

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The District Health Society under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme on Monday launched a 15 days TB screening programme to find people living with active TB cases in Papum Pare district. The health team started the programme by conducting testing of the prisoners at District Jail, Jollang. The...

Meet on IPPI and Indradhanush

Ziro, Jan 16: The District Task force meeting for Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization and Mission Indradhanush Phase-4 was held in the conference hall of General Hospital, Ziro on Monday. Chairing the meeting ADC Nending Chatung said that it is the collective responsibility of all the stakeholders to ensure a...

CM allocates portfolios to ministers

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday allotted portfolios to newly inducted three Cabinet Ministers here this evening. Bamang Felix was made new PHED Minister while Alo Libang has been given the Department of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development. Dr Mahesh Chai has been given the Veterinary, Animal Husbandry...

DIG urged to deploy NDRF team to trace missing person

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: Informing that a person, namely Tajik Techi Tara has reportedly gone missing since January 7 after he jumped into Kameng river at Pacha Morang, Seppa in East Kameng to save his own life from attackers' hands, All Pakke-Kessang Pijerang Dissing-Passo Seijosa Students' Union (APPDSSU) appealed to...

Cleanliness drives-cum-IEC on Swachh Survekshan

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: A day-long cleanliness drive-cum-information Education and Communication (IEC) on Swachh Survekshan, 2017 was conducted along the NH 52 A from Lagun Bridge to Barapani Bridge and Little Rose School, C-Sector, Naharlagun by the Rural Development Society, Naharlagun in coordination with Youth Welfare Association at Naharlagun on...

IMC councilors lament lack of funds

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The councilor of Ward No 22 of Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) Tarh Pacho has said that the elected members of the civic body have almost become handicapped due to non-release of fund to take up developmental activities in their respective wards. While drawing attention of the Capital...

Oppo service centre inaugurated

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The Oppo Service Centre at Naharlagun was inaugurated on Monday by "Itanagar 0 Km" famed actor Tai Tugung in a symbolic ribbon cutting ceremony. While announcing the Service Centre open at Taba building at main market, Naharlagun, Tugung congratulated Oppo team for opening the service station and...

Dambuk BCC President no more

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: 6-Dambuk Block Congress Committee (I) President, Makpak Perme has died of cardiac arrest on Jan 15 last at Dambuk. He was 59 years old. Perme is survived by his wife, 3 sons, 5 daughters and 2 grand children. Perme was the Anchal Samity member of the undivided...

Mini Book Fair at Roing

ROING, Jan 16: A three-day long Mini Book Fair participated by over 400 students, teachers, library-activists was jointly organized by Essomi Foundation and Lohit Youth Library Network under the aegis of the district Education department at the Parade ground here on Thursday last. Speaking on the occasion Lower Dibang Valley...

Cultural Heritage Namlo at Kherbari

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The foundation stone of Cultural Heritage Namlo was laid at Kherbari village under Dollungmukh circle on Monday. Addressing a large gathering, local MLA Tamar Murtem stressing on the significance and relevance of culture and tradition said that the day should be a beginning of a journey towards...

Training on home stay

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: With the Government approving the Jairampur-Nampong-Pangsau Pass tourism circuit, the Department of Tourism conducted a three days training ahead of Pangchau Pass Winter festival 2017 to motivate community participation in Homestay tourism. The training, which was conducted from January 10 to 12, was enthusiastically participated by 50...

DC inspects Gandhi Bridge

YINGKIONG, Jan 16: Upper Siang Deputy Commissioner Remo Kamki on Monday inspected the under construction steel suspension Gandhi bridge over Siang and asked the engineers and workers involved in it to expedite the construction work. He also inspected the renovated foot suspension bridge over Siang and interacted with villagers of...

Vandalism condemned

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: Former MLA and State BJP Executive Member, Nani Ribia has strongly condemned the Jan 14 vandalism at BJP head office by a group of party workers after immediate induction of three new council of ministers in the Pema Khandu led BJP government and appealed to all...

Make NIT compulsory: AAPACSU

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The All Arunachal Pradesh Anti-Corruption Students' Union (AAPACSU) has demanded compulsory implementation of Notice Inviting Tender on schemes amounting to Rs 10 crores and above. In its memorandum submitted to the chief minister, it claimed that NIT processes are not being implemented properly in the state due...

Hime festival celebrated

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The festival of Hime was celebrated at Hime village under Kangku circle of Likabali sub-division on Monday. Health Minister Jomde Kena informed the gathering that a mini hydel for domestic consumption will be installed in the village. Further informing about various developmental schemes in the area, he...

Thousands benefit from free med camp

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: Over 5000 people benefitted from a free Hepatitis B screening and vaccination camp organized by the SHEEP Society, Yupia, a local NGO within Papum Pare district on Sunday last. During the camp, a medical team led by Senior Medical Officer Dr. Mope Riba screened people for Hepatitis...

Training for nurses

ITANAGAR, Jan 16: The batch wise eleven days training on Faculty Based Integrated Management of Neonatal & Childhood Illness for newly appointed Staff Nurses commenced on Monday at National Health Mission office training Hall, Naharlagun. Two batches with forty each are participating in the training. Organized by the AP...

NDRF conducts School Safety Programme

AALO, Jan 16: As a part of National School Safety Programme (NSSP), the NDRF E-Coy 12th Bn Itanagar in collaboration with District Administration and District Disaster Management organised a day long NSSP on Disaster Management at Govt. Hr. Sec. School Aalo on Monday. DDMO West Siang Dorjee Nima informed that...

BJP acts tough against Ziro – Hapoli party unit for vandalising...

ITANAGAR, Jan 15: Ziro - Hapoli Mandal unit has been suspended by the state BJP "in the wake of vandalisation of the office of President, BJP, Arunachal Pradesh by some miscreants and Party workers from Ziro - Hapoli Mandal". This was decided during an emergency meeting of State Core Group,...

Marijuana cultivation destroyed at East Siang

PASIGHAT, Jan 15: Adi Baane Kebang, Women Wing, East Siang unit destroyed Marijuana field at Tulap area here on Saturday. The team of ABKWW East Siang was led by President Yalem Taga Burang and advisers Binggo Dai Perme and Yater Ering Taloh along with ABK executive members Tangiat Taggu,...

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North East

3 MULTA militants held

Guwahati, Jan 17 (PTI) Three Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam (MULTA) militants were apprehended by security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district. Acting on specific...

Sports

Ranji Trophy: Players give thumbs down to neutral venues

NEW DELHI, Jan 17 (PTI): The BCCI's move to have Ranji Trophy matches at neutral venues failed miserably in its first attempt, according to...

National

Pak must walk away from terrorism for talks with India: PM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) India alone cannot walk the path of peace with Pakistan and the neighbouring country must walk away from terrorism...

World

German Passport World’s Strongest, India Ranks Ahead Of China

DUBAI, Jan 17 (PTI): Indian passport has been ranked 78 in a global ranking of the world's most powerful passports which was topped by...