Fire destroys 7 houses in Daporijo

DAPORIJO, Sep 25: At least, 7 houses were completely gutted in a devastating fire which broke out at Dillidi colony, here around 1.30 pm...

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‘Divert youths towards sports to prevent drugs abuse’

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Bethene College beat Nanam Khampti 2-1 in the opening match of the Rehabilitation Running Football Tournament, which began at Manmow playground on September 25. Parliamentary Secretary Chow Zingnu Namchoom, who kicked off the tournament amidst a huge gathering of soccer lovers, emphasized on the need to organize...

ABK resolves various issues, to extend support for infrastructure development

PASIGHAT, Sep 25: The Adi Baane Kebang in its Central Executive body meeting held at Siang Guest house here on Saturday strongly condemned the filing of PIL in High Court and National Green Tribunal (NGT) by two of Adi youths which is reportedly delaying the road construction along Pasighat-Pangin...

Arunachal bags 9 medals in 36th Jr. Natl. Taekwondo C’ship

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Arunachal Pradesh achieved its best ever National Teakwondo Championship medal haul since 1988 with five gold and four bronze medals in the 36th Junior National Taekwondo Championship, which concluded at Ludhiana, Punjab on Sunday. The gold medal winners are Lakpa Gelu (U-48kg), Jina Yangfo (In Group Poomsae),...

BFC beats TTFC by 2-1, wins Lt. Lik Moyong Memorial Football...

PASIGHAT, Sep 25: Playing in the final of 2nd edition of Late Lik Moyong Memorial Football Tournament 2016 at Mirem Village on Sunday being organized by Mirem Sports Association (MSA), the Bilat Football Club (BFC) defeated Thomas Tayeng Football Club (TTFC) by 2-1 goals. BFC's Obuk Siram scored the first...

Arunachal contributes 4 medals

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Representing India, four karate players from Arunachal Pradesh contributed four medals, including 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze, to country's total medal count in the 3rd South Asia Karate Championship, which was held in New Delhi from September 22 to 25. Sinne Mikhu won a gold...

KKFC defeats Marcy Sono FC by 3-2

Vishwakarma Football Trophy ITANAGAR, Sep 25: K.K FC defeated Marcy Sono FC by 3-2 in the first day of quarterfinal match of 22nd Vishwakarma Football Trophy played at KV No 2 playground here on Sunday. Scorer for K.K FC were - Tadar Ramching, Gyammar Kuku and Taw Akash while Dango...

Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay birth centenary celebration begins

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: The State Level Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Birth centenary celebration Samaroh was inaugurated at Arunalay (Hill Top Community Hall) here in the presence of party leaders and karyakartas on Sunday. In his inaugural speech, State Vice President and President Incharge Dominic Tadar said that the yearlong centenary...

Power supply disrupted

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: West Kameng and East Kameng districts have been reeling under darkness since Sep 22 midnight following the disruption in 132 KV Balipara-Khuppi feeder line due to falling of big tree on power line in between Nechiphu and Khuppi. Staff of both M/s Mega Electric and DOP are...

Girl found hanging in Roing

Correspondent ROING, Sep 25: Body of a young girl was found hanging inside a shop in the main market here, in the wee hours of Saturday. "No sign of physical or sexual assault was found on the body. The report of the postmortem is yet to be received in order to...

Cleanliness drive at Itanagar Gompa

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: In keeping with the spirit of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Itanagar Buddhist Cultural Society (IBCS) today conducted cleanliness drive at Thupten Gatselling Monastery, Itanagar also known as Itanagar Gompa. The members of Capital Monpa Students' Union also actively participated in the...

Awareness campaign for police personnel conducted

TAWANG, Sep 25: A training-cum-awareness campaign on Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children Act) was organized by district police Tawang in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority at Zomkhang Hall here on Sunday which was attended by various police personnel. During the campaign, Tawang JMFC-cum-Civil Judge, Tailang Laji spoke...

Twenty weightlifters selected

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: In total, twenty weightlifters comprising of ten girls and ten boys have been selected by the Athletes' Selection Committee of Arunachal Weightlifting Association recently, for participation at the 12th Youth National, 53rd Men and 29th Women National Championship to be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha from Nov....

BJP Capital unit meets CM

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: A delegation of BJP Capital unit led by its president Tarh Soping met Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday and submitted a two point memorandum regarding construction of an alternative road from Papu Nalah via Donyi Polo School, Lobi Panch Ali to Chandranagar to solve traffic...

Keh-Meh-haa celebration ends

ANINI, Sep 25: The two day Mega Keh-Meh-haa festival celebration in Anini came to a grand end on Sunday. The day witnessed numerous cultural programmes, traditional and modern Fashion show and musical programmes by various local bands. Animal husbandry, veterinary, dairy development and sports and youth affairs minister Rajesh Tacho,...

Two parklets inaugurated

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Two park lets constructed under Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC) were inaugurated by chief councilor Kipa Kaku here on Sunday. "These parklets would be very useful," remarked chief councilor. The park lets have been set up at Niti VIhar tri-junction near police check naka, which would be used by...

Workshop on music

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: The Vivekananda Center of Human Excellence, Naharlagun has organized a workshop on Music and Music Therapy programme at Naharlagun on Sunday. The resource person of the programme was Sharmistha Chatterjee, a renowned music teacher from Kolkata Metro Music Academy, who teaches both Classical and Modern songs. Meanwhile,...

Plantation drive conducted

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: Saplings of fruit bearing trees were planted at the Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Polytechnic College (RGGP) campus here on Sunday as part of a cleanliness drive themed, 'Go Green Keep Clean' organized by the NSS unit of the college. Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Civil and Supply, Likha...

Arunachal’s interests will be protected at any cost: Rijiju

ITANAGAR, Sep 24: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju assured All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) that the Centre will protect the interests of people of Arunachal Pradesh at any cost. "There will be no lapse on the part of the Union Government with regards to Arunachal Pradesh...

TAH compensation payment begins in Upper Subansiri

DAPORIJO, Sep 24: The much awaited compensation payment to the Trans Arunachal Highway land affected people began on Saturday with the handing over of a cheque of Rs 16,940 only to Tatuk Ligu, ASM, Liruk- Sigum and Lingko villages by DC AK Singh. This marks the start of first phase...

Pema visits DPMS

ITANAGAR , Sep 24: Chief Minister Pema Khandu made an impromptu visit to the Donyi Polo Mission School for Hearing Impaired (DPMSHI) at Chimpu along with Home Minister Kumar Waii to spend time with the differently-abled school children. He said the purpose of his visit was to get an understanding...

Forum opposes appointment of college teacher as OSD

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Sep 24: Expressing strong resentment over appointment of professors from government colleges as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Resident Commissioner, Arunachal Bhawan, New Delhi on deputation, the Arunachal Pradesh Colleges' Forum (APCF) has demanded the Minister for Education to immediately cancel the said appointment saying...

PR leaders call on CM

ITANAGAR, Sep 24: The Panchayat and public leaders of 59-Longding Pumao Assembly Constituency called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu at CM's Secretariat and apprised him of the poor infrastructure of Pumao Circle Headquarters and many other issues. The delegation which was accompanied by local MLA of Longding and Parliamentary Secretary...

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Meghalaya ratifies GST Bill unanimously

Shillong, Sep 9 (PTI) Meghalaya today became the 21st state in the country to ratify the Goods and Service Tax Bill which was unanimously...

Sports

Indians finish with 4 gold medals on last day

Indore, Sept 11 (PTI): Manav Thakkar, Varuni Jaiswal and Ishhita Gupta helped India wrest the initiative and win three singles gold medals, apart from...

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Rajnath to visit Russia, US; Pak-origin terror in focus

New Delhi, Sep 11 (PTI) Ratcheting up pressure on Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Russia and the United States next week to...

World

Tanzania earthquake toll climbs to 14 dead, 200 injured

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 11 (AFP): A 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Tanzania, close to Lake Victoria and the borders of Uganda and Rwanda,...