Support for Gorkhaland from Arunachal

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jun 24: Even as the Mamata Banerjee led Government in West Bengal made attempts to discredit the demand for Gorkhaland by a large section of society in Darjeeling Hills, support from all quarters could be seen, with the Arunachal Pradesh Gorkha Youth Welfare Association (APGYWA) organising a...

Himalayan black bear cub rescued

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: A Himalayan black bear cub was rescued in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh and handed over to forest authorities for rehabilitation. Oset Tasing from Boleng in the district rescued the cub from his agriculture field on Thursday, forest officials said today. Tasing brought the cub to her...

General Hospital Ziro dedicated to Gyati Takka

ZIRO, Jun 24: The nomenclature of General Hospital, Ziro was formally changed as Gyati Takka General Hospital in a function on Saturday. "Gyati Takka was a legendary leader known for his truthfulness and simplicity during his long political career from 70s to late 1990s," said local MLA and Parliamentary (Food...

Selection of Pasighat under Smart Cities Mission to usher improved standard of life: Governor

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: Arunachal Pradesh Governor, P B Acharya has expressed confidence that with selection of Pasighat, the district headquarters of East Siang district under Centre's Smart Cities Mission, a new benchmark for excellence will be laid in standard of life, health care and educational facilities and basic infrastructure. Congratulating...

Smart Classroom teaching introduced in Jairampur

JAIRAMPUR, Jun 24: Smart Classroom education has been introduced in three schools of Jairampur Sub-division in Changlang district. Parliamentary Secretary (LM & Consumer Affairs) Laisam Simai formally inaugurated the K-Yan Smart classroom at Government Higher Secondary School, Nampong on Saturday in presence of Jairampur ADC, PRI members, teachers and students. The...

Police warn public against mystery callers

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jun 24: The police of Pasighat Police Station warned the public not to divulge confidential information of their bank accounts, such as PIN, card numbers and OTP to any mystery callers. Fraudsters introduce themselves as bank officer and ask the customers for PIN, card numbers, OTP in the pretext...

One found dead in city hotel

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jun 24: One Papung Nayu (29) reportedly plunged to his death from the third floor window of his room to the rooftop of the ground floor of Waii International Hotel at Itanagar on Saturday morning. The police informed that Nayu, a resident of Polo Colony in Naharlagun, had...

Laughter: the best medicine

Flights Of Fantasy Why are we so serious in life ? It seems that everyone is so busy with their lives that there is no time to laugh! In govt jobs or in MNCs/PSUs any one laughing is considered to be wasting time or displaying casual attitude. At work, one...

Purchase own helicopter, ACS asks state govt

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: The Arunachal Civil Society (ACS) has appealed to the state government to purchase new 28 and 8-seater helicopters. In a representation to the Chief Minister, the ACS said that instead of hiring private helicopter, the state government needs a helicopter of its own for the benefit of...

Rebia inspects dilapidated Doimukh PS

DOIMUKH, Jun 24: Urban Development, Land Management, Law and Justice Minister, Nabam Rebia inspected the dilapidated Doimukh Police Station on Saturday. During inspection, Rebia observed that water logging poses a serious problem for the police station, and accordingly directed DC Tai Kaye to acquire the PWD building rented by the...

Students receive study material

NAMSAI, Jun 24: The Sarbajanin Durga Puja Committee (SDPC), Namsai donated study material and other essentials to 70 school children from economically poor backgrounds, which were distributed by Planning Parliamentary Secretary Chow Zingnu Namchoom in a small function. Namchoom appreciated the SDPC for the initiative of the NGO and assured...

Central Dree Football: AHSA-A takes third place

12 senior Dree football players felicitated ZIRO, Jun 24: The All Hija Sports Association-A (AHSA-A) defeated Hari Sports Club (HSC) 3-1 in the third place decider match of the Golden Jubilee Dree Football Tournament played at Government Higher Secondary School Ziro playground on Saturday. AHSA-A and HSC lost their semi-final matches...

9 Warrior Football Tournament kicks off

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: The 2nd 9 Warrior Football Tournament was kicked off by Kurung Kumey Deputy Commissioner, Kanki Darang and Lower Koloriang Anchal Chairperson Bengia Tapo at Koloriang General Ground on Saturday. In total, 10 teams of Kurung Kumey district are participating in the tournament. The teams are Yumlam ACF,...

LBEF felicitates toppers of AISSE & AISSCE

Reporter PASIGHAT, Jun 24: The Legong Banggo Employees Forum (LBEF) conducted its second felicitation programme at Bilat Higher Secondary School on Saturday and awarded 27 meritorious students. Among best performing higher secondary schools, GHSS Bilat was adjudged as the best school by the Forum for its pass percent average of 67.6...

RARI conducts medical camp

NAHARLAGUN, Jun 24: The Regional Ayurvedic Research Institute (RARI), Itanagar conducted a free health check and awareness camp at Government Secondary School, Pachin, Naharlagun on Saturday. A team of ayurvedic doctors from RARI examined the patients and distributed medicines to needy patients for free. They asked the school staff, students and...

Orientation-cum-training of Para Legal Volunteers

YINGKIONG, Jun 24: In all, 65 Para Legal Volunteers (PLV) from Upper Siang and Siang districts attended a District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Upper Siang district conducted day-long orientation-cum-training programme of PLVs at District Court Building, Yingkiong on Saturday. Addressing the participants on the occasion, DLSA Organising Secretary, Oson Mibang...

Awareness created among students on child labour, drug menace, POCSO Act, 2012

ZIRO, Jun 24: Awareness on topics like child labour, drug menace, Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, 2012 and Child Welfare Committee and its functioning were created among students of Government Secondary School, Hapoli on Saturday as part of a daylong legal awareness campaign. Organised by the District Legal...

Medal winners felicitated

YINGKIONG, Jun 24: Wadokai Karate Association, Upper Siang district, Yingkiong on Friday last felicitated all the medal winners of 20th All India Wadokai Karate Championship 2017, at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi on June 4 last. Those felicitated, include Sen Miyu (Gold), Tupten Dorjee (Silver), Kadum Miyu (Silver), Lizum Kamsi (Bronze),...

Mr & Miss Arunachal come September

ITANAGAR, Jun 24: The organizers of Mr Arunachal pageant contest, Aries Corps Event Management Group, informed that they would be holding the event for both boys and girls under the title 'Mr & Miss Arunachal' from this year onward. Speaking during a press conference at Arunachal Press Club, the group's...

Meeting on special drives to maximize enrolment of youths

ROING, Jun 24: A meeting-cum-training was held under the chairmanship of Lower Dibang Valley Deputy Commissioner-cum-DEO, Deepak Shinde in connection with conduct of special drives to maximize enrolment in the age group of 18-21 years on Saturday, which was attended by various BLOs, supervisors and AEROs. Speaking on the occasion,...

Pasighat to become Smart City

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Pasighat town has been included in the list of 30 smart cities announced on Friday. Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M Venkaiah Naidu announced the new list of smart cities at an event in the national capital. Two Northeastern States cities Aizawl (Mizoram) and...

AOA blames state Govt for poor sports infrastructure

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Arunachal Olympic Association (AOA) President Padi Richo has said that the State Government has done little for the development of games and sports in Arunachal Pradesh. He accused the state government of showing an apathetic attitude towards sports sector in terms of fund provision and providing infrastructure. "Whatever...

Matin-Salman starrer Tubelight lights up Itanagar, Theatres booked till next week

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Tubelight has lightened up Itanagar, the home town of child actor Matin Rey Tangu on its grand opening day, as both theaters Nationale (Naharlagun) and Digital Sky at Nirjuli are running houseful for all its shows. Both the theatres are booked out till next weekend! Salman Khan produced,...

DC calls for pragmatic approach to deal with drug addicts

TEZU, Jun 23: Lohit district deputy commissioner Danish Ashraf has called upon all the HOD's of the district to come together and take up collective responsibility to fight the menace of drug abuse in the district through pragmatic approach. He said this on Friday while chairing a meeting to...

Junnu Pinggam crowned Miss Itanagar

From a correspondent ITANAGAR, Jun 23: Junnu Pinggam, a B.A first year student of Dera Natung Government College, was crowned Miss Itanagar 2017 in the grand finale of the beauty pageant held at Indira Gandhi Park here on Wednesday night. She received a brand new Scooty along with cash...

Women commission condemns murder, asks police to expedite investigation

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: The Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) has vehemently condemned the alleged murder of 15-years-old girl at Dapo-Ziro road on Wednesday. In a telephonic conversation with the Dapo SP, the Commission requested the law enforcing agency to nab the culprit(s) and expedite the investigation, so that...

Replace traditional farming with modern system: Aboh urges farmers

KHONSA, Jun 23: Khonsa West MLA, Tirong Aboh has exhorted the farming community of the district to replace traditional farming system and take up cultivation of cash crops by adopting modern technology of agriculture besides, taking up horticulture, veterinary and fishery activities. He was addressing a huge gathering of Chiefs,...

APCC calls for continuation of APCMUHIS

ITANAGAR, Jun 23: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has demanded revival of Chief Minister's Universal Health Insurance Scheme (APCMUHIS) which provides free medical treatment to the people in Government and Private Hospitals in cashless manner. The state Govt. must carry forward this unique scheme and increase enrolment of...

Police arrests one person

TEZU, Jun 23: The Tezu and Sunpura police in a joint effort have arrested one Chopo Mega of Koronu Village under Lower Dibang Valley District from Sunpura on Thursday for allegedly possessing drug substances. In a release Lohit police informed that after receiving information that one person was selling...

50th Central Dree football tournament

DSC will lock horn with SLSC in final ZIRO, Jun 23: Diibo Sports Club (DSC) will lock horn with last year's defending champion Sojang Lapang Sports Club (SLSC) in final match of the Golden Jubilee Central Dree Football Tournament on June 26. SLSC defeated Hari Sports Club (HSC) in first semi...
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