Pul and Rajkhowa stress on road link from Tawang to Bhutan

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Chief Minister Kalikho Pul has stressed on building direct road connectivity from Tawang to Bhutan, which will also provide the shortest...

State News

Itanagar to host International Jazz Day

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Itanagar will host International Jazz Day on April 30 at Mopin Solung ground where the music fraternity will come together with people from all walks of life, creative and professionals alike to forge an alliance in creating a homogeneous community to work towards sending a message...

Attack on army convoy: NIA files charge sheet

New Delhi, Apr 29: NIA has filed a charge sheet against an NSCN-IM militant in connection with the ambush on an army convoy in Arunachal Pradesh on April 2, 2015, in which three jawans were killed. The charge sheet was filed before a National Investigation Agency Special Court for Arunachal...

Consul General assures to take up Arunachal funding with US

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The US Consul General, Kolkata, Craig L. Hall on Thursday assured to take up the issue of funding of development projects of Arunachal Pradesh with US government and the International Financial Institutions. The US Consul General said this when he called on Arunachal Pradesh Governor, JP Rajkhowa...

Gram Sabha on Participatory Planning held

PASIGHAT, Apr 29: A special Gram Sabha was held at Taki Lalung-1 gram panchayat under Pasighat CD Block, East Siang district for generation of required awareness on Participatory Planning under 'My Village My Development Plan' guidelines 2015. Queries pertaining to situation analysis as prescribed in the MVMDP Guidelines 2015, baseline...

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Proper demarcation of boundaries of Lohit, Changlang and Namsai demanded

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Cultural and Literary Society of Mishmi (CALSOM) has demanded proper demarcation of boundaries of Lohit, Changlang and Namsai districts to prevent intrusion of Chakma refugees. In a memorandum to the Lohit Deputy Commissioner, CALSOM said that the Chakma refugees settling at Changlang district frequently intrude into the...

Rains leaves trail of devastation in Miao sub-division

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The recent incessant rains and ensuing flood has left a trail of devastation in Miao sub-division under Changlang district. A release from ADC Miao informed that M'Pen 6 Mile, 7 Mile and 8 Mile villages situated in the buffer zone of Namdapha National Park and left bank...

DM appeals people to defy May 2 bandh call, IMWA seeks...

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: District Magistrate in order has declared the proposed Bandh called by All Arunachal Contractors' Welfare Association on May 2 as illegal, unconstitutional, and appealed public to defy it. Such bandh calls not only create un-pleasant law and order situation but also causes untold miseries to common people,...

13 AR provides solar lamps to four villages under MCAP

MIAO, Apr 29: 13 Assam Rifles based in Miao under the command of Major Aditya Vikram Singh provided 20 solar lamps each to four far flung local villages under Namphai-II of Miao administrative circle. The villages include New Khamlang, Songking, Nayang and Ningrang. The solar lamps were handed over to...

Upper Subansiri emerge winner of State Level Wado Kai Karate Championship

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Team from Upper Subansiri district emerged as the winner of the 3rd State Level Wado Kai Karate Championship 2016 held at Multipurpose hall, Yingkiong, on April 26 and 27 last. The team won 28 gold, 15 silver and three bronze medals. Kra-Daadi and Papum Pare districts emerged...

NEE-2016 result declared

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The results of NERIST Entrance Examination(NEE)-2016 has been declared. The detail of the results is available on www.nerist.ac.in. The Counseling and admission for the successful candidates will be held in July, 2016. The NEE-2016 was held on April 23-24 in various centres of the N.E Region including...

Central team assess damages

TAWANG, Apr 29: A central team consisting of MHA Joint Secretary, Beena Kumari and officers from Ministry of Finance, NITI Aayog and Geological Survey of India reached here on Friday to assess the damages caused by the recent landslide. The team accompanied by state Chief Secretary, Shakuntala Gamlin, Commissioner, Hage...

DFO fined for failing to provide info

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Arunachal Pradesh Information Commission (APIC), under Section 20(1) of the RTI Act, 2005 has imposed penalty of Rs. 25, 000 on Kurung Kumey (Koloriang) DFO Gyamar Mima for not furnishing information as sought by an information seeker. He has been directed to deposit the penalty amount...

Tapor Paboh passes away

PASIGHAT, Apr 29: Tapor Paboh, Political Interpreter, attached to Kebang Branch, DC's office, Pasighat passed away on April 26 at the General Hospital, Pasighat. Officers and staffs of DC office Pasighat and ADC office Mebo have condoled the sudden demise of Paboh. Expressing deep shock and grief, DC in-charge Bani...

Special BME camp

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Capital Complex Administration would organize 5 days temporary BME camp for government employees of the Capital Complex from May 2 to 6 at ATI, Naharlagun and Office of the Circle Officer, Banderdewa.

Cleanliness drive held

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: A mass cleanliness drive was conducted by the members of the All Kimin-Kakoi Youth Association (AKKYA) at Community Health Centre and sub-divisional office, Kimin. The drive was carried out under the supervision of AKKYA president Tai Charu, Kimin SDO incharge, Tana Bapu and CHC MO incharge Dr....

Pastors’ training programme underway

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Christian Revival Church, Naharlagun organized 3 day-long state level training for the state's Revival churches pastors began at the Church's premises on Thursday. Pastors from around 648 churches of 13 district besides, various revival churches of the Capital Complex are undergoing training. In his inaugural address, Nampong MLA...

Gangte electrified

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: Gangte circle under Kra-Daadi district got electricity for the first time on April 24 last. Switching on the bulb, superintending engineer (E) Ziro Division, Bar Takum, assured to provide a 100 KVA transformer to Gangte town. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Palin MLA Takam Pario, DC...

Rally against drugs and alcoholism

AALO, Apr 29: Members of Drug Free Arunachal, an NGO who have been organizing motorbike rallies against drugs and alcoholism in various parts of the state, reached Aalo on Friday to spread the message of Drug Free and Dry State in Arunachal. A joint rally by Mothers' Vision, APPWS, PAYWA...

31 stray animals eliminated

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 29: A total of 29 pigs and 2 goats were eliminated by the Capital Complex administration on Friday at Naharlagun. An official release stated that a team led by EAC Naharlagun, Hento Karga and CO, Neelam Teji is carrying out the stray animal elimination drive as it causes...

Skill development classes conducted

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The Department of Automobile Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Polytechnic, Itanagar conducted innovative skill development classes on two-wheeler, repair and maintenance for the final year AUE students from April 25 to 29 under AICTE-NEQIP scheme. During one week long skill development classes, various topics on two-wheeler technology such...

Director denies allegation

ITANAGAR, Apr 29: The Director, Agriculture has denied violation of guidelines and placing supply order for farm machineries to a Papunallah based private company as alleged by All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU). Responding to APPDSU's press statement alleging violation of general guidelines by the Director (Agri) in placing...

Aalo will be free from unwanted structures: DC

AALO, Apr 29: West Siang Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu said that all unwanted and illegal structures within Aalo Township will be removed. While inaugurating the newly constructed RCC Police Station with separate jail rooms for male and female on Friday, the Deputy Commissioner announced that all unwanted growths in the...

SSA teachers stage massive protest

Seeks timely salary and regularisation Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 28: Contractual teachers under Sarva Shikhsa Abhiyan (SSA) staged a massive but peaceful protest rally on Thursday in Itanagar demanding the state government for 'one go regularization, release of salary on time, among others. A sea of teaching fraternity turned out with balloons...

US companies keen to invest in NE: Consul General

"Arunachal is an intergral part of India" ITANAGAR, Apr 28: The United State's Consul General in Kolkata, Craig L Hall said that the US companies are keen in developing North East economy. The Consul General said this while calling on Chief Minister Kalikho Pul at his office on Thursday. The Consul General...

Gabriel probable PPA candidate

ITANAGAR, Apr 28: People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) is likely to nominate former MLA Gabriel Denwang Wangsu as candidate for the 58-Kanubari (ST) Assembly Constituency by-elections. While BJP had said that it will field a candidate, however sources said that Gabriel will be the concensusus candidate for PPA and BJP. Though...

Rajkhowa, APWWS, MLA seeks thorough investigation

ITANAGAR, Apr 28: Expressing his grief and concern of the people of the State at the sudden death of an Arunachalee woman under mysterious circumstances in Maharashtra, Governor JP Rajkhowa has taken up the case with his counterpart, Governor of Maharashtra, Chennama-neni Vidyasagar Rao. The Governor requested his Maharashtra counterpart...

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North East

Assam to seek review of SC judgement on NEET: Gogoi

Guwahati, Apr 29 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said his government will seek review of Supreme Court's judgement clearing the decks for...

Sports

Indian women team in Archery World Cup final

SHANGHAI, Apr 27 (PTI): Indian women recurve team shocked top seed Germany 5-3 to set up a gold medal clash with Chinese Taipei in...

National

PM Modi Made No Deal With Italy On AgustaWestland Case, Says...

NEW DELHI, Apr 29 (PTI): The government has issued a statement rebutting allegations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had struck a deal with Italy...

World

World Bank Is Looking For Ways To Use Aadhar Experience

WASHINGTON, Apr 29 (PTI): Impressed by the success of Aadhar, the World Bank is looking at ways to use this experience to advice other...