Daily Archives: April 6, 2020

Sorry for bringing virus home, says Covid-19+ve patient

'Worried about the future'ITANAGAR, Apr 5: Arunachal's first Covid-19 positive patient says that he is sorry for "contracting the virus, bringing it home and...

Health dept concerned over repeated flouting of home quarantine guidelines

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 5: The health department has expressed concern that many people in the capital complex are blatantly ignoring the strict advisory issued...

Strong action will be taken against violators of lockdown order: DGP

ITANAGAR, Apr 5: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Upadhyaya has said that the police will take strong action against those who violate the...

Muslim truckers beaten up; concern over supplies of essential items

ITANAGAR, Apr 5: Several truckers belonging to the Muslim community were allegedly beaten up in Arunachal, following which they fled to neighbouring Assam, leaving...

16 samples collected, 2nd test on Monday for Covid-19+ve person

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Apr 5: Tests on 16 swab samples were carried out on Sunday. The results of a total of 18 samples are...

MLA donates rations to daily wage earners

DAPORIJO, Apr 5: Local MLA Taniya Soki and his family members distributed rations to over 400 daily wage earners here in Upper Subansiri district...

Vehicles taking commodities to K/Kumey can pass through K/Daadi

PALIN, Apr 5: The Kra Daadi district administration has clarified that vehicles carrying essential commodities to Kurung Kumey district will be allowed to pass...

Blood donation drives underway to meet shortage

ITANAGAR, Apr 5: The Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donor Organization (AVBDO) and I Love Arunachal group have been carrying out voluntary blood donation drives from...

Summing up the pandemic

Monday MusingBeing a mother in the time of the Covid-19 lockdown is no child's play. While others complain of boredom, we are only tired...

Proposal to make RKMH 200-bedded hospital opposed

ITANAGAR, Apr 5: The All Papum Pare District Students' Union (APPDSU) has expressed strong opposition to the state government's proposed move to convert Ramakrishna...

Farmers bring succour to many in W/Siang

AALO, Apr 5: Self-sufficient farmers of West Siang district are bringing succour to many by selling their farm produces and meeting the residents' fish...

Shops in Namsai to open on alternate days

NAMSAI, Apr 5: The Namsai district administration has issued an order for shops to open only on alternate days. Accordingly, the shops in the...

DM director, others visit relief camps in Yupia

YUPIA, Apr 5: Disaster Management (DM) Director Abu Tayeng along with Papum Pare DC Pige Ligu, SP Jimmy Chiram and DDMO (in-charge) TM Tara...

Fire burns down abandoned house

Staff Reporter TEZU, Apr 5: An old, abandoned wooden house was reduced to ashes in a fire that broke out on Sunday evening at Medo...

The Itanagar Municipal Corporation disinfected some parts of Naharlagun township on Sunday. The areas included Polo Colony, the high court area, G Extension, Dam...

TCS performs ‘anti-epidemic’ ritual

DAPORIJO, Apr 5: The Tagin Cultural Society on Sunday performed the traditional 'anti-epidemic' ritual, Potor Panam, on the outskirts of the township here...

New police recruits receive protective gear

NAMSAI, Apr 5: Twenty-seven newly recruited Arunachal Pradesh Police (civil)/IRBn constable cadets from Namsai district were provided with protective gear on 4 April. The gear...

Min urges traders not to hike prices

[ Pisi Zauing MIAO, Apr 5: Local MLA and UD Minister Kamlung Mossang appealed to the business community here in Changlang district to refrain...

31 Nizamuddin returnees quarantined

ITANAGAR, Apr 5: So far 31 persons from the capital complex who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi's Nizamuddin, along with their families,...

Curfew situation remains peaceful

Correspondent RUKSIN, Apr 5: People remained indoors and no vehicle, except those transporting essential commodities, was seen plying on the second day of the 48-hour...