More rains predicted, thousands affected in Arunachal

New Delhi, Jul 25: A fresh spell of heavy rains is likely to hit Assam and Arunachal Pradesh that are reeling under a wave...

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Pema reach out to Samsung for CSR initiatives

NEW DELHI, Jul 25: Chief Minister Pema Khandu had a meeting with representatives of Samsung Electronics Deepak Bharadwaj, Vice President (Public Affairs) and Vikram Sridharan, Lead Govt Vertical regarding partnership with the state government in welfare activities under the company's CSR initiatives. One of the best offers that came up...

WASE’s war against drug abuse

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 25: Yet again, a drug peddler was arrested with huge amount of drugs from Pasighat on the midnight of July 23 last. The accused has been identified as Lorance Kadu and the raid was conducted by Executive magistrate A Koyu, police along with the members of...

Transporters seek revision of fare

ITANAGAR, Jul 25: In a memorandum submitted to the Commissioner Transport on Monday, the All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF) led by its president Dobing Sonam has urged the former to revise the passenger fare from Itanagar to Seppa from Rs 650/- to Rs 800/- as per the...

Artistes Forum seek fund to preserve, propagate cultural activities

ITANAGAR, Jul 25: The Arunachal Artistes Forum (AAF) urged the State Government to grant sufficient fund for promotion and propagation of culture and cultural activities in the state. The Forum in its General Body Meeting at Vivekananda Hall of RK Mission here on July 23 lamented that the artistes and...

Pema meets the Gandhis

NEW DELHI Jul 25: Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki and Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Padi Richo called on AICC President Sonia Gandhi and AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday. The Arunachal delegation was accompanied by AICC General Secretary CP Joshi...

Bridges on Siang, Upper Siang road by 2018: BRO

YINGKIONG, Jul 25: Border Roads Organization (BRO) has taken up construction of higher load class bridges to replace the existing old suspension bridges on Pangin-Yingkiong road. Brig CC Jaleel, who was on a 4-day inspection of roads in Siang valley recently, has emphasized on early replacement of old bailey suspension...

Tirap to streamline PDS

KHONSA, July 25: A meeting was held to streamline the PDS delivery system in the backdrop of the Food Security Act at Khonsa involving government officials of the Tirap district on Monday. Convening the meeting, Tirap Deputy Commissioner Ravi Jha asked the administrative officers and the DFCSO to spare no...

Give guidelines to the universities for in-service employees, ACS

ITANAGAR, July 25: Citing various loopholes in the educational degrees acquired by in-service government employees, the Arunachal Civil Society has appealed the concerned state authorities for strategic guidelines to the universities giving B.Ed and other courses. In a memorandum to the Secretary Education, it stated that no study leaves were...

Women SHGs attend orientation workshop

ITANAGAR, Jul 25: In all, 160 members of 33 women Self Help Groups (SHGs) of 10 wards of the Capital Complex attended a National Youth Project (NYP) conducted area-level federation orientation workshop here on Monday. The workshop aimed at creating awareness amongst members of various women SHGs to avail the...

DC inspects Sub Post Office

ANINI, Jul 25: Dibang Valley DC, Tamune Miso, while inspecting the Sub Post Office, Anini on Monday observed the absence of a proper boundary wall, ramp for differently-abled persons besides, poorly maintained office building and shortage of staffs. He also expressed dissatisfaction over the fact that equipments supplied under...

Union seeks subject teacher

ITANAGAR, Jul 25: Nyapin Nyobia Sangram Phassang Students Union (NNSPSU) on Monday sought teachers for Economics, Commerce and English at Government Higher Secondary School, Nyapin. In a release, the union stated that mentioned school has been deprived of subject teachers resulting poor performance during CBSE exams. Drawing the attention...

Phuntsok new DC of Tawang

TAWANG, Jul 25: Sang Phuntsok took charge as the new Deputy Commissioner of Tawang on July 22. He was serving as Special Secretary (Power and Hydro-power), Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh. Phuntsok replaced Kasish Mittal as the 18th DC of Tawang. (Tawang Vigilance)

Counseling and orientation programme for students

ITANAGAR, Jul 25: A daylong counseling and orientation programme for students of JNK public school was held at the school in collaboration with Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC), Itanagar on July 25. The programme aimed at giving focus to the students' right at the beginning of the academic session and...

Modi assures support to Arunachal

NEW DELHI, Jul 24: Prime Minister has assured wholehearted support from the Central Government for development of Arunachal. He gave this assurance when Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's 7 Race Course residence on Sunday. In a fruitful...

Flood situation worsens in Arunachal, Lohit DA declares holiday for schools

ITANAGAR, Jul 24: Flood situation in several places worsened further on Sunday with all the major rivers of eastern part of the state swelling, inundating fresh areas forcing people to evacuate. Rain waters created havoc in residential areas in Pasighat town flooding low-lying areas including, Lower Banskata, Muriline, Electric colony,...

The Judgment tells the tale

ITANAGAR, Jul 24: Apprehension is growing by the day about the fate of the 14 Congress legislators who were disqualified by the then speaker, Nabam Rebia, on December 15 last year. Among the 14 are Pema Khandu - who is now the chief minister - and Kalikho Pul. On July...

To find a peaceful solution sans AFSPA

Of late there have been reports of extensive army clampdown on insurgent groups in the districts of Changlang and Tirap. The army has increased its operations against the NSCN (K) and the NSCN (R) resulting in many arrests of cadres in the recent months. Most recent of such an...

Sadiya Ghat opens for vehicular movement

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 24: Sadiya Ghat, which was closed since yesterday because of rising water level of the Brahmaputra River, has been opened for vehicular movement. This was confirmed by Lower Dibang Valley (LDV) DC Ravi Dhawan, IAS. A source confirmed that public transport system would resume its services...

AAPSU flood relief campaign continues

ITANAGAR, Jul 24: All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) led by its president Kamta Lapung along with District Student Unions from eight districts and All Tai Khampti Singpho Students' Union are constantly monitoring the flood situation and helping the administrations in the rescue and relief operation. Under the initiatives of...

Tadak Dulom Memorial District Badminton C’ship begins

DAPORIJO, Jul 24: The first Tadak Dulom Memorial District Badminton Championship began at Singik Hall here on Sunday. The opening match was played between Bingio Natam and Tama Doyom in men's open single. Natam defeated his opponent by 21-19 and 23-21 sets. As many as 34 matches of men's single were...

Water supply snapped

ITANAGAR, Jul 24: Water supply line was damaged at Rillo in Poma village near youth gate here on Sunday, PHED EE Tadar Manku said, adding that he has deployed 50 labourers to restore the line. But the pipeline below the spot got damaged again causing minor injuries to few...

Student leaders’ training held

ITANAGAR, Jul 24: The three days' residential leadership training programme, Group Leaders' Orientation Workshop (GLOW) for representative student leaders of the various private schools concluded at Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC) on Sunday. The training an initiative of All Arunachal Private Schools' Association (AAPSA) is a yearly programme for the...

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Let APPSC conduct exam

Dear Editor, Last year Rural development had notified the job vacancy of the post of joint...

Colony without water

Dear Editor, Ever since the downpour has started, water supply in Polo colony in Daporijo has...

Return road tax

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Beware of fraud institutions

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Open letter to Chief Engineer

Dear Editor, I had applied for post of UDC at WR department through online and I...

Examination confusion

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North East

Assam govt needs special assistance for flood and erosion

Guwahati, Jul 25 (PTI) Assam requires special assistance to tackle the twin problems of flood and erosion instead of routine funds, the state government...

Sports

Narsingh demands CBI probe into doping scandal

New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI): A defiant Narsingh Yadav today demanded a CBI probe into the doping scandal which has jeopardised his participation in...

National

Govt asks its diplomats in Pak to send wards outside for...

New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) Amidst growing strain in Indo-Pak ties, India today advised its diplomats and officials posted in its High Commission in...

World

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari Asks Parties To Elect New PM...

KATHMANDU, Jul 25 (PTI): Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari today called on all the political parties to elect a new prime minister within a...