Daily Archives: April 17, 2019

Three youths die in road accident

Staff Reporter NIRJULI, Apr 16: Three youths died in a tragic road accident here on late Monday night. The deceased have been identified Tana Tado alias...

NGT steps in on illegal logging in Papum reserve forest

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 16: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought a detailed report from the Bhalukpong (West Kameng) divisional forest officer (DFO) on...

Last polling teams return; scrutiny underway before re-poll announcement

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 16: The last two polling teams arrived at their receiving centres in Koloriang in Kurung Kumey district on Tuesday. Additional Chief Electoral...

Teacher arrested for molesting minor

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 16: One JP Sharma, a senior mathematics lecturer working under the State Council of Educational Research & Training in Chimpu, has...

Waii files police case against rival candidate

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 16: Former home minister and the National People's Party's MLA candidate for the Bameng assembly constituency in East Kameng district, Kumar...

20% rise in crimes against women: DGP

ITANAGAR, Apr 16: There are 1,10,000 cases pending in various police stations across the state, with over a 20 percent rise in crimes against...

The tin roof of the shed on the football ground in Changlang was damaged and trees uprooted at various places during a storm that...

Polling agent dies on duty

ITANAGAR, Apr 16: Upper Siang district BJP Minority Morcha president Samten Wangdi passed away after suffering a massive stroke while on election duty as...

Punishment for attackers sought

ITANAGAR, Apr 16: The Chukhu Welfare Society (CWS) in a release on Tuesday strongly condemned the 11 April assault on Kra Daadi DHO Chukhu...

Teachers demand action against attackers

ITANAGAR, Apr 16: The Arunachal Teachers' Association (ATA) in a representation to the chief electoral officer here on Monday urged him to direct the...

Govt signs ceasefire agreement with 3 NSCN orgs

NEW DELHI, Apr 16: The Centre on Monday extended the ceasefire agreement by one year with two insurgent groups in Nagaland, while a fresh...

Governor sponsors child’s education

ITANAGAR, Apr 16: Governor BD Mishra on Tuesday admitted a six-year-old girl in the nursery section of the government primary school in B Sector...

Seized liquors destroyed

CHANGLANG, Apr 16: Liquors seized from various parts of Changlang district during the election process were destroyed at the urban development department's dumping ground...

Finance dept urged not to halt govt transaction

ITANAGAR, Apr 16: The All Arunachal Contractor's Welfare Association (AACWA) has requested the finance secretary not to halt government transaction and allow banks and...

Will the citizenship amendment bill affect the voting pattern in Arunachal?

Comments from readers: - 1. Very little, as at this moment most of the common people are uneducated on this issue. 2. Most of Arunachal votes...

Half-hearted measures

With each passing day the campaigning for the general elections is hitting new lows. Hurling of personal insults and religious polarization is going on...

Throttling democractic freedom?

Warning SignalsBy Dhurjati Mukherjee In recent days there have been voices of protest from a cross section of society against the policies of the present...

Gujarati asmita vs Bengali pride

Dear Editor, It is curious that Narendra Modi's tall talks of 'India first' and 'nation first' have vanished into thin air, and, as if playing...

On press freedom

Dear Editor, In its order on the Rafale deal, the Supreme Court (SC) of India has rightly drawn a parallel with the US Supreme...