Daily Archives: July 9, 2017

China issues safety advisory for citizens travelling to India

BEIJING, Jul 8: Amid bilateral tensions over the Sikkim standoff, China today issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to India, asking them to take necessary precautions for their personal safety. "It is not a travel alert. It is an advisory asking Chinese travellers to be careful," an official of...

Eight people survive boat capsize

Roing, Jul 8: A boat capsized while trying to cross a diversion of Dotung River, 14kms from Bijari here on Thursday last. There were eight people on board. Survivor Asha Lakra from Dambuk, while narrating her ordeal informed that the Sumo service that they boarded from Dambuk to Roing had...

Education Dept starts transfer of teachers

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: The Education Department, while effecting mass transfers has stated that unequal distribution of teachers in various schools in the state is adversely affecting the academic health of the schools with majority of teachers in Capital complex and district headquarters. It issued en mass transfer orders to 268...

All four bodies retrieved

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: The bodies of Lt. P. K Singh and Flight Engineer Sergeant Gujjar were retrieved on Saturday near Hos Talam, in Papum Pare by the search teams. The bodies were flown to IAF base at Tezpur for last rites. The IAF helicopter, on a mission to rescue stranded people...

Demand for prompt investigation to arrest journo attackers

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has demanded immediate arrest of the miscreants, who attacked the Associate Editor of The Arunachal Times inflicting grievous injuries. Ranjit Sinha was attacked on Friday while he was returning home from office by four people. Police are yet to arrest anyone. Condemning the...

Orgs ridicules APCC on JE Interview

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: Organizations has questioned the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) for opposing the govt move to transfer recruitment process of RWD junior engineers to Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Committee. Chief Minister Pema Khandu recently had cancelled the scheduled interview of junior engineers of RWD. The Unemployed Arunachal Engineer's...

Forms, seals and stamp charges in Arunachal

Flights Of Fantasy ITANAGAR, Jul 8: Common citizens are already paying the Govt for buying every commodity and goods from the market. We pay the Govt for buying Petrol/Diesel, for roads, for licences (Trading/Industry/driving licences), Service Tax, Entry Tax, CST, VAT), for vehicles (Registration, Plying Licence, Fitness certificates, Pollution certificates)....

Bongkhar cut off

TAWANG, Jul 8: Bongkhar Circle under Tawang district is cut off from rest of the country. The circle has been cut off since Saturday after a large portion of link road between Bomja and Kharung was washed away due to incessant rainfall over the last few days triggering heavy...

Lok Adalat settles 196 cases

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: National Lok Adalats held on Saturday across the state settled 196 cases of civil, criminal and bank recovery and realized compensation of Rs 77,61,849 from the defaulters. The Itanagar Bench of Gauhati High Court also conducted Lok Adalat in the High Court premises presided over by Justice...

Lod Akash adjudged ‘Mr. Apatani-2017’

Divisional Commissioner at Yachuli soon: Saaya ZIRO, Jul 8: Lod Akash was adjudged winner of the 'Mr. Apatani-2017' title while, Radhe Gyute and Tage Kuru were declared winners of the first and second runners up title of the contest which was organised by the Central Dree Festival Committee (CDFC) on...

Flooded Siku threatens bridge

PASIGHAT, Jul 8: Flooded Siku River is posing serious threat to Mebo area in East Siang as the bridge on NH 52 has been facing huge erosion because of the flood waters. The bridge along National Highway-52 between Ayeng and Mebo has been continuously facing huge erosion for the last...

Parent-teacher association meet resolves to strengthen education system

Reporter PASIGHAT, Jul 8: In a parent-student association meet of Government Higher Secondary School, Borguli under Mebo Sub-Division on Friday, both parents and teachers agreed together to strengthen the education system of the school while implementing CBSE's 75% compulsory minimum attendance, regulating students at home for studies etc. Addressing the...

Meeting regarding 12th Pakke Kessang bye-election held

SEPPA, Jul 8: An interactive-cum-orientation meeting regarding the ensuing bye-election to the 12th Pakke Kessang Assembly Constituency (ST) was convened by East Kameng Deputy Commissioner-cum-Returning Officer, Rajeev Takuk with ERO, AERO and nodal officers, here on Friday last. Briefing on the assignment of duties among officials, and dos and don'ts...

Villagers agree to take part in tendering process

PASIGHAT, Jul 8: The villagers of Namsing under Mebo sub-division have reportedly agreed to participate in the process of tendering of the Taro Tamak Ghat following a meeting convened by East Siang administration at the initiative of local MLA and Advisor to Chief Minister Lombo Tayeng recently. Addressing the meeting,...

Anti malaria nets distributed among villagers

ZIRO, Jul 8: Long lasting insecticide nets were distributed to the villagers as part of an awareness campaign on malaria and other vector-borne diseases, conducted by the District Health Society in collaboration with CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Tarnaka, Hyderabad at the community hall, Hanoko Hong village here...

Petrol Pump tested for accuracy

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: Officials of Department of Legal Metrology and Consumer Affairs carried out inspection of petrol pumps in Bomdila and tested the petrol dispensing pumps for accuracy. The team of officials led by Assistant Controller Tasso Gurro checked the dispensing machines of Petrol Pump under Kameng Transport Co-operative Society...

Plantation drive held at school

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: Around 200 saplings were planted at the premises of Govt. Middle School, Poma here on Thursday last by students under the banner of Poma Panchayat Collegian Students as part of a plantation drive conducted to mark Vanamohatsava week. Papum Pare district BJP unit, Teli Taya Camdir who...

RGU results out

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: Rajiv Gandhi University on Saturday declared the results of BA and B. Sc Annual and Semester examinations held in April-May, 2017. The results are available in the University website www.rqu.ac.in, according to a university notification.  

Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrated

NEW DELHI, Jul 8: Tibetan exile community living in Delhi celebrated the 82nd Birthday Anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on July 6 at Samyeling Tibetan settlement, Majnukatilla, Delhi. National Convener of the Core Group for Tibetan Cause-India RK Khrimey, while praying for good health and long life...

Society mourns death of IRBn jawans in chopper crash

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: All Nada Welfare Society (ANWS), Capital Complex itanagar mourned the tragic death of IRBn jawan Nada Umbing and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul. Umbing died in the recent chopper crash while helping in evacuating people stranded in Sagalee and Dambuk following massive landslides caused...

Culvert collapses

ITANAGAR, Jul 8: A newly constructed culvert in Seren village, Nari under East Siang district has collapsed prematurely on Saturday hardly a month after its completion allegedly due to poor designing and use of substandard construction materials. While informing this, RBSU appealed for an inquiry and demanded appropriate action against...

Free health check up and awareness camp

KHONSA, Jul 8: The Department of Health and Family Welfare, Tirap conducted a free health check up and awareness camp at Primary Health Centre, Dadam on Saturday. Free screening for diseases like diabetes, hypertension, malaria, cancer and tobacco related problems were also conducted by a team of doctors led by...

Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by four wickets via D/L method, level series

Hambantota, Jul 8: Batsman Craig Ervine hit a quickfire 69 to help Zimbabwe pull off a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the rain-shortened fourth one-day international and level the five-match series at 2-2 in Hambantota on Saturday. Chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target of 219 in 31 overs, Zimbabwe rode...

Women’s WC: India’s winning run ends with heavy loss to South Africa

LEICESTER, Jul 8: India's four-match winning streak in the Women's World Cup was brought to a crashing halt with a 115-run loss against South Africa, following an abject batting surrender in Leicester on Saturday. The star South African performer was captain Dane van Niekerk who first made a valuable 57...

Asian Athletics C’ships: Sudha Singh wins gold in 3000m steeplechase

BENGALURU, Jul 8: India's sprinter Sudha Singh won the women's 3000m Steeplechase race at the Asian Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium on Saturday. Sudha's gold was the seventh for India in the championships so far. Sudha clocked 9:59.47 to win the gold medal. She finished ahead of DPR Korea's Hyo...

Wimbledon: Djokovic reaches fourth round, Kerber scrapes through

LONDON, Jul 8: Three-time champion Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon fourth round for the 10th time on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (7/2) win over Ernests Gulbis of Latvia. Second seed Djokovic will play France's Adrian Mannarino for a place in the quarter-finals. Women's top seed Angelique Kerber scraped into...

Formula One: Bottas beats Vettel to Austrian GP pole

Spielberg, Jul 8: Valtteri Bottas upstaged both title protagonists on Saturday by claiming his second pole position for Mercedes in a tense qualifying session for Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix. The Finn clocked a best lap of one minute and 4.251 seconds to outpace championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by...

Tour de France: Calmejane defeats cramp to win stage, Froome stays in control

PARIS, Jul 8: Lilian Calmejane rode fought off a bout of cramp to claim a dramatic solo win in the eighth stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, as the overall favourites stayed quiet on the eve of a punishing day in the Jura mountains. The 24-year-old Calmejane, in...

Kagiso Rabada suspended for second Test against England

Nottinghamshire, Jul 8: South African pacer Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for next week's second Test against England at Trent Bridge for breaching ICC's 'Code of Conduct' during the opening day's play of first Test. Rabada has accumulated four demerit points within a 24-month period following his latest breach for...

Ganguly fans want metro station in his name

Kolkata, Jul 8 (PTI) Sourav Ganguly fans have a special wish for the Behala boy on his 45th birthday -- to name the upcoming Metro station in his locality after the former India captain. Ganguly, who returned from a trip from England and Denmark, had a busy day in...
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