Review of Revised and Budget Estimate

De-addiction and rehabilitation centres for five districts ITANAGAR, Feb 12: While reviewing the Revised Estimate 2015-16 and Budget Estimate for 2016-17 at Raj Bhavan,...

State News

Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi begins

BORDUMSA, Feb 12 : The four-day ethno cultural festival Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi of the Singphos began today here at the Singpho Heritage Centre, Bordumsa. Duwa Bisa Latnong, one of the Singpho Chiefs unfurled the festival flag which was followed by firing of 32 gunshots marking the beginning of the...

‘Destination North East’ begins in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, Feb 12: The eight sisters of Northeast came together at 'Destination North-East - 2016' today to showcase their rich cultural heritage and promote the economic and social strength and opportunities it provides to people from all walks of life. Organised by DoNER Mnistry and the Ministry of Culture,...

Worang festival of Ollos at Lazu

KHONSA, Feb 12: The annual Worang festival of the Ollos of Tirap district was celebrated at Lazu bordering Myanmar with great enthusiasm and gaiety on Friday. Addressing a huge gathering of revelers, local MLA Tirong Aboh said that no celebration would surpass Worang in terms of importance, grandeur and significance. He...

CM’s Trophy: Day- 4 results

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Changlang registered their second consecutive wins in men's football in the ongoing CM's Trophy tournament defeating Tawang 3-0 at Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy Complex, Chimpu near here today. W. Kamhma (26th min) and Vivek Gurung (47th and 80th mins) were the scorers for Changlang. The second match in...

More State News

Public movement near 33 KV Line restricted

YINGKIONG, Feb 12: Geku administration has imposed restriction on public movement from Feb 14, near the 33 KV Dite-Dime (65 KM) to Geku Switch Yard feeder as it is being changed. Geku EAC, D Lama informed the general public to restrict their movement nearby the 33 KV Dite-Dime to Geku...

Treasury office shifted

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 12: The Treasury Office, Naharlagun has been shifted and is currently functioning from D-Sector, Directorate of Audit and Pension Complex, Naharlagun, informed an official release.

Tourist flow declining: NCP

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today said that ever since President Rule has been imposed in the state, tourist flow has declined. Further party alleged that business of twin city of capital complex is also declining due to fear psychosis in the minds of the people....

Rice for flood victims

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The DFO (W/L) Tashi Mize and his staff distributed 90 bags of rice sponsored by Wildlife Trust of India to flood affected Mer villagers. The fund was initiated by WTI Member Sunil Karyong to build mutual trust and confidence between the local community and the Sanctuary authority. Mer...

Allotted land encroached upon, says Puroik society

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Claiming that some unknown groups of people have forcefully settled in Lali village under Kakoi Circle, Papum Pare, which is a government allotted settlement area of Puroik community, the All Puroik Welfare Society (APWS) and All Puroik Youth Association (APYA) have in a letter to the...

Remote Manchal circle to get telecom facility

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Remote Manchal circle under Anjaw will be brought under BSNL network coverage, as the country's leading telecom service provider has approved establishment of a GSM Base Trans receiver Station at Khyong. In its approval letter, the BSNL has also written to the Circle Officer of Manchal for...

AASSATA seeks enhanced salary

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The All Arunachal Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers' Association (AASSATA) has requested the Governor to table the recommendations of enhanced salary of SSA teachers at Project Approval Board (PAB) 2016 for executive committee consideration scheduled to be held on February 16 next. In another letter to the Governor,...

Pedung Archery tournament begins

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: The 2nd edition of the Pedung Archery tournament is being organised by the Pedung Archery Club, people of Pedung village in association with SSB Bomdila from Feb 12 to 19 at SSB ground near Bomdila, West Kameng. The tournament formally commenced on Feb 12 with Sub-area Organizer...

ACS demands regular Director

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) appealed to the Chief Secretary to immediately fill the vacant post of the Director of the Department of Higher and Technical Education. Questioning the delay over appointment of a regular Director, ACS in its representation to the Chief Secretary stated that the Department...

Fish farmers training concludes at FFTC Emchi

YUPIA, Feb 12: The five days training programme on Basics of Aquaculture for Fish Farmers concluded at FFTC Emchi on Feb 5. The training was attended by 15 fish farmers from Lohit, Namsai and Tirap. Addressing the farmers in the valedictory function, Commissioner Fisheries, Huzar Lollen and Director of Fisheries,...

DC raises issue of road safety measures

TEZU, Feb 12: DC Tamiyo Tatak expressed concern about the increasing number of road accidents in the Lohit district and raised the issue of road safety measures to control accidents in the district, especially in the township area. He informed that the accident prone areas have already been identified and...

Training on Pickle making

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: SHG members from Dambuk and Bomjir village of Lower Dibang Valley were trained on Pickle making by Future Generations Arunachal (FGA) in collaboration with Jan Sikhsa Sansthan, Naharlagun. The training was aimed to encourage the new SHGs to build capacity and skills so they can prepare pickles...

Women group conducts mass social service

PASIGHAT, Feb 12: A mass cleanliness drive was conducted by Women Against Social Evil (WASE), a local NGO at Pane Korong near market area as part of the Clean Arunachal Campaign here today. Around 40 members of the NGO under the supervision of its chairperson Yadi Gao Moyong and assistant...

BJP draws Governor’s attention

ITANAGAR, Feb 12: East Kameng BJP unit has drawn the attention of the Governor towards insufficient government officials in the district. It wrote to the Governor in this regard seeking circle officers for Pipu and Gyawe Purang circles claiming that the people of both the circles have to travel...

Readers Forum

Get board members from elsewhere

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APPSC ratio

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Smart people with smart phones

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Vacant engineering departments

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Shortfall of eligible number of candidates

Dear Editor, Apropos of numerous queries regarding the result of APPSCCE (Main) - 2015, it is...

Clarification from Dept of sports

Dear Editor, Perhaps the most important benefit of a print media is tangibility. The reason why...

North East

Centre keen on developing Food Processing Industry in NE

Kohima, Feb 12 (PTI) The Centre is keen on developing Food Processing Industries in the North East, Union Minister of State for Food Processing...

Sports

BCCI has banned me without any evidence: Rauf

Karachi, Feb 12 (PTI): Tainted Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf today hit out at the BCCI for imposing a five-year ban on him for corruption,...

National

Anti-India acts won’t be tolerated: Rajnath on JNU row

New Delhi, Feb 12 (PTI): Talking tough, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today warned of "strongest possible" action against those involved in raising anti-India slogans...

World

WHO sees Zika link proven in weeks as U.S., India lead...

GENEVA, Feb 12: The World Health Organization (WHO) expects suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre...