The Pasighat-Pangin Trans-Arunachal Highway has been badly damaged due to massive landslides. Several stretches of the highway have been affected.

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Government is concerned for welfare of ST & SC, says Principal...

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: Principal Secretary (Home) and Chief Secretary In-charge Satya Gopal held an interactive meeting with Deputy Commissioners, SPs, officers, NGOs and public at the state banquet hall and informed that the government was concerned about the welfare of the SCs and STs, adding that the government was...

Khonsa gets LED solar street lights

KHONSA, Apr 25: Khonsa East MLA and APSMPB Chairman Wanglam Sawin inaugurated 38 LED solar street lights in Khonsa on April 25. Sawin said it was a humble step towards addressing the frequent power cut from Kuthalguri Power Plant as well as a step forward to improve power scenario and...

Water mobile labs soon, PHE & WSD review meet

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The PHE & WS Department will procure two mobile labs which will be useful, especially during flood and monsoon season for testing water. This was informed by Minister PHE & WS Bamang Felix while reviewing the drinking water schemes implemented by the department in the last financial...

Encroacher evicted from Banderdewa

Banderdewa, Apr 25: An encroacher was evicted from Divisional Forest Office complex and the Forest Nursery, Banderdewa by the Banderdewa Forest Division recently. Despite heavy downpour, illegal constructions were dismantled in the Drupong reserve, sending a strong message of dire consequences to the offender(s). The offender has been identified as...

Moh Mol celebrated across state

Mein calls for cultural exchange KARSANG, April 25: Attending the Moh-Mol Festival celebration of Tangsa Community at Kharsang on Tuesday, Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein called for cultural exchange between the eastern and western parts of the state to bring in cultural integration. "Though we have diverse cultures, people of...

World Malaria Day observed

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The World Malaria Day, observed every year to recognize global efforts to control malaria, was observed across the state on Tuesday. In Yupia, the day was observed by the District Vector Borne Disease Control Society at Aane Yache School, Nirjuli, where students took part in extempore speech...

No horn please

Mr. K.Appa a confessed habitual horn abuser was driving from Pasighat to Itanagar on Sunday, his cars horn stop working halfway, he could not spare time to find a garage to get it repaired. He decided to complete journey noiselessly without honking. To his pleasant surprises he discovered that...

Road communication key to development: Taloh

PASIGHAT, Apr 25: Pangin MLA Tapang Taloh inspected progress of various ongoing projects during an extensive tour of his constituency and donated a double-engine boat to expedite the road construction to connect Sissen village with the rest of the world. Earlier, the villagers of Sissen had boycotted the Assembly Election...

Border Area Development schemes reviewed

AALO, Apr 25: The District Level Committee on Border Area Development Programme reviewed schemes implemented during the year 2016-17 and new schemes to be taken up during 2017-18 in a meeting held under the chair of West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu in Aalo on April 24 last. Stressing on...

Peaceful rally cum dharna by AdiSU unit on May 16

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The Siang district unit of Adi Students' Union (AdiSU) has decided to organize a peaceful rally cum dharna on May 16 in protest against non-fulfillment of its various demands. The dharna will be staged in front of the Siang Deputy Commissioner's office at Pangin, informed the district...

Cardiac surgery OPD

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: Dr Bishnu Kumar Deka, MS MCH will be visiting Ramakrishna Mission Hospital for cardiac surgery OPD on May 5 next. The consultation is expected to begin by 10 AM and will be held on the first floor of RKM OPD.

Cancer screening camp held at Naharlagun

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 25: In all, 150 people arrived for a free cancer screening and awareness camp at Naharlagun on April 24. The camp was organised by the Friends of Tribal Society of Arunachal Pradesh, in collaboration with Marwadi Yuwa Manch , Atu Hillang Charitable Society, and Kombo Youth Capital Complex...

State Congress leaders in Delhi meeting

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee President Takam Sanjoy, along with former Congress chief ministers of the state, P K Thungon, Mukut Mithi and Nabam Tuki will attend the North-East Co-ordination Committee Meeting to be held on Wednesday at New Delhi. The meeting is being initiated by Dr...

APDA demands one man one post norm

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The Arunachal Pradesh Doctors Association (APDA) on Tuesday demanded that the state government appoint separate qualified persons as Director of Health Service (DHS), Director of Medical Education (DME) and Director of Tomo Riba State Hospital for smooth functioning of the Health Department. In a representation to Chief...

IX ABCC Assembly held at Khonsa

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The 9th Annual General Assembly of Arunachal Baptist Churches Council was held at the Nocte Baptist Churches Association Mission Centre, Poakkom, Tirap from April 21 to 23. Reverend (Dr) Mar Atsongchanger, Executive Secretary (ABAM) and President of Nagaland Baptist Church Council spoke on "Maturity in Christ" and...

Koloriang wins hat-trick of titles in Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy

NYAPIN, Apr 25: Nyapin and Koloriang constituencies won the men and women's football competitions respectively in the district level Hangpan Dada Memorial Football and Volleyball Trophy for Kurung Kumey district, which concluded at Nyapin General Ground on April 24. Koloriang also won both the men and women's volleyball competitions to...

Training on My Village My Development Plan

YINGKIONG, Apr 25: The week-long training to build capacity of heads of departments and PRI members on "My village, My Development Plan" began at Multipurpose Tourist Complex, Yingkiong on April 25. The main objective of the programme is to make the heads of departments and PRI members acquainted with the...

3100 LED lamps distributed under Ujala Yojana in Lohit

TEZU, Apr 25: Energy efficient LED lamps were distributed under the Ujala Yojana in Lohit district on April 23. In total, 3100 lamps (9W) were distributed to needy homes through the Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) in the second phase of distribution of such lamps under the flagship programme...

Aadhaar photography drive at Bameng

BAMENG, Apr 25: East Kameng Additional Deputy Commissioner, T Messar informed that an 'Aadhaar Photography Drive' is under way at the office of the East Kameng Additional Deputy Commissioner for the people of Bameng Sub-Division since March 27 last for left-out persons. The ADC appealed to the people who have...

AVS soccer teams win Goa Football Tournament

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The U-14 and U-17 soccer teams of Assam Valley School (AVS) won the Goa Football Tournament organized by the International Schools Sports Association. Tenzing Ngorup and Limanzuk Kichu of AVS were adjudged the best players of the tournament in the U-17 category, while Param Nongmaithem and Dhajen...

Indrajit Namchoom U-19 Football Tournament

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The Indrajit Namchoom Under-19 Football Tournament 2017 will be held at Chimpu Sports Complex from May 2 to 9 next. The matches are scheduled to be played from 7 am to 5.30 pm. The opening and closing ceremonies will be held on May 1 and 10 respectively at...

5th Vacational Running Trophy Football Tournament underway

ITANAGAR, Apr 25: The 5th Vacational Running Trophy Football Tournament, organized by Eleven Star Football Club, (Poma) was inaugurated on Monday by Agriculture and Marketing Board Chairman, Ngurang Pinch amidst the presence of Under Secretary Education, Likha Tejji, Poma Panchayat ASM, Techi Anna and Poma Panchayat GPM Chairperson, Tayum...

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Committed to grant ST status of 6 ethnic communities in Assam:...

Guwahati, Apr 25 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said the central and state governments are both committed to granting Scheduled Tribe status...

Sports

IPL: Pune edge past Mumbai Indians

MUMBAI, Apr 24: Rohit Sharma's quickfire half-century went in vain as Rising Pune Supergiant shocked table-toppers Mumbai Indians by three runs, in the Indian...

National

Indians With US Green Cards To Receive Visa On Arrival In...

DUBAI, Apr 25 (PTI): Indian nationals who hold a valid US visa or a green card will get a two-week UAE visa on arrival...

World

India, Armenia sign three agreements

Yerevan (Armenia), Apr 25 (PTI): India will help Armenia to build satellite and remote sensing data matters and train Armenian scientists as both the...