Demand for integration of whole Naga-inhabited areas difficult: Liezietsu

KOHIMA, Jun 28: Nagaland Chief Minister Shrhozelie Liezietsu today said the demand for integration of the whole Naga-inhabited areas may be difficult at present. The...

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Ease learning difficulties of tribal students: Ngandam

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: Education Minister Honchun Ngandam has appealed to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to develop contextualized text books at the elementary level to ease the learning difficulties of the tribal students of the state. The minister made this appeal while participating in the 54th...

AAPSU opposes govt decision to enhance retirement age

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has said that it opposes the enhancement of retirement age from 58 to 60. The Union in a meeting held in Itanagar has called upon the state government to have a rethink over what it terms "arbitrary and regressive decision"...

Law and order deteriorating: APCC

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has raised serious concern over the growing crime rate in the state in the recent past and accused the state government for failing to maintain law and order situation. The continuous reports of heinous crimes, like rape, murder and abduction from...

One dead in road accident

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: One person died this morning after a collision between a Maruti Alto car and KTM Duke Bike at Zero Point Tiniali area. According to police sources, one youth identified as Tai Tanu, who was riding the bike, succumbed to his injuries at RK Mission Hospital, while the...

Governor Acharya visits Raga

RAGA, Jun 28: As the first Governor from the state to visit Raga, Governor P B Acharya, in an interaction with government officials on Tuesday, called upon them to sponsor children from poorer section of the society in their educational process. Continuing his effort to reach out to the people...

Bio-Resource Development Mission in Arunachal: Mein

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein said that the state government is contemplating on creating Arunachal Pradesh Bio-Resource Development Mission in the state that would steer ahead the bio-resource development activities in a mission mode. He also said that the proposal for establishment of North East Bio-Resource Centre...

Paklu Taipodia to represent Indian

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: The Indian Bodybuilding Federation (IBBF) has selected Paklu Taipodia for the Senior Asia and World Bodybuilding Championship, which will be held in South Korea in August and Mongolia in October 2017. The trials for the selection were held at Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.  

Aalo -Tato road restored

AALO, Jun 28: The road connectivity to Tato from Aalo has been restored on June 27. The stretch of Kaying-Tato road was damaged owing to heavy rainfall in Tato circle on June 26. The BRTF, which is entirely responsible for maintenance of Kaying-Tato road, was able to restore it...

Orgs demand prompt investigation into alleged murder

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: The East Kameng Social Welfare and Cultural Organization (EKSWCO) has in a release on Wednesday vehemently condemned the alleged murder of Papung Nayu at a city hotel on June 24 last, and urged the Home Department to speed up investigation and award exemplary punishment to the...

Rebia unhappy at the condition of Hollongi Tourist Resort

HOLLONGI, Jun 28: Urban Development Minister, Nabam Rebia has expressed displeasure over the dilapidated condition of the Tourist Resort at Hollongi, which was constructed way back in 2006-07. Inspecting the Tourist Resort, Rebia termed it as wastage of public property. "It is very sad to see such important asset lying...

Governor inaugurates 5 days farmers training

DAPORIJO, Jun 28: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P B Acharya on Wednesday inaugurated a five-day farmers training programme at Ligu Village, near Daporijo. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor exhorted the villagers to avail maximum benefit out of the programme and strive towards financial empowerment through entrepreneurship. The Governor urged upon...

DC holds meeting to streamline functioning of APWB

SEPPA, Jun 28: In a bid to streamline the functioning of newly constituted Autonomous Puroik Welfare Board (APWB) in the district, East Kameng Deputy Commissioner Rajeev Takuk on Wednesday convened a coordination meeting with the representatives of Puroik community, APWB members and HoDs. During the meeting, various aspects to improve...

Tourism infrastructure in West Siang in ruins

AALO, Jun 28: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has drawn the attention of the state government towards few tourism projects in Basar, Tirbin and Dari under West Siang district, some of which are reportedly lying defunct or in incomplete stages. In a complaint letter to the Chief Secretary, the...

Bandh postponed

ZIRO, Jun 28: The All Lower Subansiri Youth Association (ALYSA) has in a release on Wednesday informed that it has postponed its proposed Lower Subansiri district bandh called for June 30, following the assurance of the In-charge of Arunachal Pradesh, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Regional Office, Tezpur...

Training on Gram Panchayat Development Plan

NAMSAI, Jun 28: A district level training programme on "Gram Panchayat Development Plan" under My Village my Development Plan was conducted by SIRD at Namsai on Wednesday. Addressing the participants, Deputy Commissioner R K Sharma said that integrated planning for Gram Panchayats covering all sectoral departments is the need of...

New fitness centre opens up

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Wednesday inaugurated Waii International Fitness Centre, which claims to be an international standard gym amid huge gathering here at Abo-Tani Colony. It is one of the largest gyms in the state, spread in a carpet area of 3328 sq ft at...

IDCF coordination committee meetings across state

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: With the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) approaching, coordination committee meetings were held at various districts across the state on Wednesday. In the capital, Nodal Officer of Maternal & Child Health under NHM, Tana Natung appraised the house about implementation of the IDCF, which will be observed...

Participate in MVMDP planning to ensure realistic development: Ete

AALO, Jun 28: Special Secretary Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Nyali Ete urged all the departments in the district to participate in planning by converging their plan in 'My Village, My Development Plan' (MVMDP) to ensure realistic development of the state. He was addressing a day-long brainstorming session on participatory...

Counselling for medical and dental seats as per NEET UG-2017

ITANAGAR, Jun 28: The Director of Medical Education, Training & Research has informed that counseling for medical and dental seats shall be held as per NEET UG-2017. The counseling/selection committee will be set up shortly, following which, the Committee would select candidates as per merit list of NEET, provided by...

MLA visits hospital

Daporijo, Jun 28: Dumporijo MLA Paknga Bage visited Daporijo District Hospital, where he distributed food and clothes to the patients admitted in the hospital recently. During the visit, Bage inspected the hospital and assured to extend all support required. He also met the DMO and discussed various challenges and shortages being...

Remote Khimyang circle gets APST Services

CHANGLANG, Jun 28: Parliamentary Secretary Hydro-power Phosum Khimhun flagged off two new APSTS vehicles from Changlang, connecting remote Khimyang circle on Wednesday. Dedicating the Sumo service under the APSTS to the people of Khimyang circle, the Parliamentary Secretary informed the gathering that realizing the hardships suffered by the villagers in...

DC underscores PMC role

PASIGHAT, Jun 28: East Siang DC, Tamiyo Tatak in his first coordination meeting with the PMC has underscored its vital roles in maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation in Pasighat Municipal area. Pointing out the need for systematization of collection and disposal of garbage and wastes in all the sectors, the...

Readers Forum

NPA crisis and Farmers’ woes

Dear Editor, The menaces of mounting bad loans or Non Performing Assets (NPA) of banks have...

Conduct DPCs on time

Dear Editor, With reference to the news item captioned, “DPC clears promotion of APCS officers”, published...

Increase upper age limit for job opportunities

Dear Editor, Since the state government has increased the retirement age from 58 to 60 years,...

Help arrest my son’s killers

Dear Editor, Through your esteemed daily, I would like to draw the kind attention and co-operation...

Interior Arunachal and Aadhar

Dear Editor, Through your esteem daily, on behalf of the parents in the remotest regions would...

Vulgar exploitation of demographic equation

Dear Editor, This is in response to the editorial titled "Caste politics"(June 23) and Insaf's article...

North East

Assam floods affect over one lakh people in eight districts

Guwahati, Jun 28 (PTI) Over one lakh people in Assam are reeling under the impact of floods in eight districts, where the swirling flood...

Sports

FIFA set to shift India’s Under-17 World Cup games to Delhi

New Delhi, Jun 28 (PTI): FIFA is set to shift India's Under-17 World Cup matches from Mumbai to the national capital Delhi as the...

National

Germany To Study Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru Train Route For High Speed Rail Project

NEW DELHI, Jun 28 (PTI): Known for its expertise in the high speed rail sector, Germany will conduct a feasibility study for running trains...

World

China Backs Pakistan, Says It Is At Frontlines Of Anti-Terror Fight

BEIJING, Jun 28 (PTI): A day after India and the US asked Islamabad to rein in cross-border terror, China today put up a strong...