Daily Archives: March 16, 2020

Sher VKV shut down indefinitely; five booked to be produced in court, JJB

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Mar 15: Following the death of a Class 6 student on Friday, the authorities of the Sher VKV have suspended all classes...

Health dept issues advisory on avoiding, postponing mass gatherings

ITANAGAR, Mar 15: The health department has issued an advisory to the public to avoid or postpone mass gatherings, if possible. "In addition to hand...

DCs, DMOs take stock of Covid-19 isolation wards

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 15: Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Komkar Dulom and his Papum Pare counterpart, Pige Ligu, along with DMOs, Drs Mandip Perme and Tasso...

Papum Pare maintains lead in State Olympic Games medal standing

ITANAGAR, Mar 15: Papum Pare has so far bagged 24 gold, 17 silver and 15 bronze medals in the 3rd State Olympic Games being...

VKV’S uncomfortable truth: Culture of violence and the murder of Ngurang Paro

Last month, amidst the religiously-driven incidents of bloodshed in Delhi's Northeast, I came across a video on Twitter about a nine-year-old Australian boy named...

A man on a noble mission

Very few people can manage to serve the society while they have their own struggles to deal with. However, such is the story of...

The flame of Olympics in our hearts

Monday MusingProducing homegrown Olympians has been a long-nurtured dream of the state. Talks and debates have been held about it over the past many...

Lohit police nab escaped convict

TEZU, Mar 15: Escaped convict Sophio Mepo alias Kalaiso Mepo was rearrested from Kharsang by a joint team of police from Tezu (Lohit) and...

Water purification unit inaugurated

SENUA, Mar 15: MLA Tanpho Wangnaw inaugurated a solar-powered smart water purification unit at Senua village in Longding district on Sunday. Situated on a hilltop,...

Thongchi’s award-winning book discussed during APLS sitting

ITANAGAR, Mar 15: Sahitya Akademi award winning novel, Silent Lips, Murmuring Hearts, authored by Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, was the 'book for discussion' during the...

Army conducts skill development prog

HAYULIANG, Mar 15: The Indian Army organized a skill development programme along with the 'Hayuliang Mela' on 15 March, in coordination with the circle...

NVBDCP staff urged to work harder to eliminate malaria

NAHARLAGUN, Mar 15: Health Services Director, Dr Moromor Lego, urged the state's National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) staff to "work harder than...

Meet on banning untraditional fishing held

KAMRU, Mar 15: Members of the Aalo Town Peoples' Welfare and Development Society (ATPWDS) and the MAYA, along with GBs and former panchayat members...

Site verification

AALO Mar 15: A committee formed by the Aalo Town Peoples' Welfare and Development Society will 'verify' the two sites, in Darka village and...

Rare honour accorded to endangered Bishnupriya Manipuri language

GUWAHATI, Mar 15: In a rare honour to the endangered languages of Northeast India and the world as a whole, a Bishnupriya Manipuri poem...

Community hall renovated

KASIK, Mar 15: The reconditioned community hall here in Namsai district, repaired and renovated by the 186 Bn CRPF under its civic action programme,...

Sher VKV’s failure

The death of a Class 6 student at the Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV) in Sher, in Papum Pare district, has traumatized the whole state....

Ideology be damned

MP CrisisBy Insaf To be or not to be, that is the question. Not just in Madhya Pradesh but across parties, States and of course...

Dialogue on economy vital

Corona PanicBy Shivaji Sarkar The last quarter figures of 2019-20 fiscal may have reasons to cause worry. An uninteresting Central budget, corona virus, plummeting stock...