Saturday, August 18, 2018

Fishy business

Abhijit (name changed) is a fishmonger in Itanagar. He is an Assamese-speaking Bihari from Assam who makes a living in Itanagar. Abhijit procures his fishes...

New hope for cancer patients

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) population-based cancer registry's 2011-14 data, Arunachal Pradesh has registered about 2,500 cancer cases, with Papum...

Govt schemes, research and tourism

Arunachal Pradesh, being a developing state and a late starter, needs effective coordination between various departments for implementation of flagship programmes of both the...

Time to go tough on drugs menace

It is said that sharing is caring. But what happens when a teacher does not hesitate to ask his pupil to share some tobacco...

The battle within

The identity of any group of people is through its languages and dialects. Arunachal is a unique state where more than 100 tribes and...

Over to you, CBI

The Pema Khandu government's decision to hand over the Toko Yame and the Ojing Taying murder cases to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...

Lost in the web

Communication has changed massively over the past few decades across the world, and Arunachal seems to be trying to keep up with the changing...

A short stay home for children

Sishu Bhavan is a short stay home for children run by the Missionaries of Charity in Naharlagun. Right now, there are 17 children between...

Word to the wordsmiths, with a smile and a wink

It's easy, after reading a dozen novels, to decide to become a writer. But getting down to the brass tacks of the job and...

Plastic waste polluting our rivers

The World Environment Day celebration on 5 June this year was hosted by India this year. With this year's theme being 'Ban plastic pollution',...


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