Daily Archives: April 16, 2018

People young and old pour water on each other during Sangken, the three-day water festival of the Tai Khampti, Singpho, Tangsa (Tikhak) and other...

Longte festival

Govt will facilitate keeping traditions alive: DCMITANAGAR, Apr 15: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein assured that the government would facilitate the preservation of cultural...

Do not create hurdles in development progs: MoS

KOLORIANG, Apr 15: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday appealed to the people of Kurung Kumey district to not...

About police and policing

A few decades ago, police personnel in Arunachal Pradesh literally had very little role in maintaining law and order, since the peace-loving people of...

MLA seeks bringing Tirap, Longding under tourist circuit

HUKANJURI, Apr 15: Borduria-Bogapani MLA Wanglin Lowangdong on Saturday appealed to the state government to bring Tirap and Longding districts under a tourist circuit...

Six districts identified for implementing Laqshya prog

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: State Mission Director of the National Health Mission (NHM), Tapasya Raghav said the union health ministry's Laqshya programme will initially be...

Sangken celebration begins

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: Sangken, the annual three-day water festival of the Tai Khampti, Singpho, Tangsa (Tikhak) and other communities, began on Saturday with revellers...

Revisit unprogressive customs: Governor

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: Governor BD Mishra advocated making concerted efforts to bring progressive changes in the greater interest of the society. "The customs which are...

Gram Swaraj Abhiyan launched on Dr Ambedkar’s birth anniversary

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: The 127th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar was observed across the state as Samajik Nyaya Diwas (Social Justice Day) with...

Salman, Matin promote Arunachal Tourism

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: Arunachal Tourism got a major boost when Hindi film actor Salman Khan did a pro bono video shoot with his 'Tubelight'...

Assn, market committee discuss issues

ZIRO, Apr 15: Members of the Apatani Youth Association (AYA) discussed issues like unauthorized price hike by shopkeepers, law and order problems, town beautification,...

Minister inaugurates JE office

SILLE, Apr 15: Power Minister Tamiyo Taga inaugurated the junior engineers' office-cum-enquiry billing and collection centre here in East Siang district on Sunday. Taga said...

Deru holds development meetings

BOMDILA, Apr 15: During development meetings he held at Pedung and Sera villages in West Kameng district recently, Bomdila MLA Japu Deru sought cooperation...

Admin felicitates soccer team

ZIRO, Apr 15: The Lower Subansiri district administration in collaboration with the sports department felicitated the champions of the 2nd Hangpan Dada Memorial Football...

Mopin celebrations continue

AALO, Apr 15: The people of Kombo Pomte village in West Siang district celebrated Mopin festival with traditional fervour and gaiety on 13 April. Attending...

KKSU congratulates strength-lifter

AALO, Apr 14: The Kargu Kardi Students (KKSU) has congratulated Katu Yomcha for winning a silver medal in strength-lifting and incline bench press in...

Gorkha XI lift T20 league trophy

TAWANG, Apr 15: Gorkha XI won the Tawang T20 Champions Cricket League after beating MES by one wicket in a nail-biting final at Gyalwa...

Scores register for pre-recruitment training

PASIGHAT, Apr 15: Over 100 youths from East Siang, Siang, Upper Siang, Lower Dibang Valley, and West Siang districts have registered for the pre-recruitment...

India stands firm

The country’s response to horrific rape and murder of an 8 year old girl at Kathua and rape of another minor girl at Unnao...

India must rethink strategy

Sino-US Trade War By Shivaji Sarkar The trade war between the US and China has a neutral victim in India. The escalation is likely to hurt...