Daily Archives: February 19, 2018

5-year-old raped, murdered; accused arrested

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 18: A five-year-old girl child who had gone missing since 12 February was found raped and murdered at Namgo Mismi...

Public angry after priest dies by electrocution

TALIHA, Feb 18: Anger is running high among the people of Taliha Payeng area in Upper Subansiri district after a prominent priest was electrocuted...

Repair work on Itanagar-Jote road underway

ITANAGAR, Feb 18: The PWD's Doimukh division is currently engaged in repairing and re-carpeting the Itanagar-Jote road. Once it is completed, the road will make...

Press, civil society necessary for democracy’s survival: Thongdok

PATNA, Feb 18: Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker TN Thongdok on Sunday said that the press and the civil society are invaluable for the...

Inaction continues as drug menace thrives

Monday MusingThe state government had allocated Rs 10 crore in the last budget for modernizing drug de-addiction centres across Arunachal Pradesh. The budget session for...

Ali-Aye Ligang celebrated in Namsai

UPPER SILATOO, Feb 18: The Mising community of Namsai district celebrated their main agricultural festival, Ali-Aye Ligang, with pomp and gaiety at the festival...

Ete, Lukham win ‘Officers & Officials Idol’

ITANAGAR, Feb 18: Dr Doorick Ete and Wangdan Lukham walked away as winners of the 'Officers and Officials Idol' at the grand finale held...

Boulevard of Colours starts in Naharlagun

Naharlagun, Feb 18: Naharlagun edition of the Festival of Arunachal, Boulevard of Colours, the annual street pageant featuring culture, music, art and cuisines coinciding...

Taarak wins gold in national Jujitsu c’ship

ITANAGAR, Feb 18: Higio Taarak from Arunachal Pradesh won the gold in the -56 kg category No Gi event of the National Jujitsu Championship...

Mini marathon organised

PASIGHAT, Feb 18: Scores of people participated in a mini marathon themed 'Run for sports', organized by the sports department at the playground of...

Statehood Day badminton championship begins

HAYULIANG, Feb 18: Additional Deputy Commissioner Kego Jilen inaugurated the Statehood Day Open Badminton Tournament here in Anjaw district on Saturday. Forty-five teams from Hawai,...

BLC members trained

KOKILA, Feb 18: Members of the BJP's Balijan booth level committee participated in a training programme here on Saturday. The members were apprised of the...

Nishu Konia wins Mr Arunachal title for third time

ITANAGAR, Feb 18: Nishu Konia won the Mr. Arunachal title for the third consecutive year at the 5th Mr Arunachal Body Building Championship held...

Threat of drug trafficking

On Saturday to the horror of everyone Itanagar police seized large amount of psychotropic substances from two youths here at IG Park. The seized...

Stop rot, save poor depositors

PNB Tarnished FraudBy Shivaji Sarkar The banks are in dire need to save their coffers. The latest Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam of Rs 11.4...

Nyokum and ritualistic values

Dear Editor, Through your esteem daily, the Nyishi Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society (NIFCS) extend its heartfelt greetings for happy and prosperous Nyokum Yullo-2018. The Nyokum...

Trafficking of Majestic pangolin

Dear Editor, The majestic, ant- and termite-eating secretive, solitary and nocturnal mammal; pangolins are distributed across the continents of Africa and Asia. The name pangolin...

Too little, too late

Dear Editor, Apropos to your news article published on 14th Feb.2018, "Too little, too late", it is pertinent to mention that the Central Govt. has...

Sherdukpens and Losar

Dear Editor, This is in responds to news article published on Feb 16 "Losar and Oriah greetings" in which it was mentioned that CM greeted...