Daily Archives: May 15, 2020

State to bring back people in staggered manner

Safety of lakhs of people important: CM Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 14: Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the state government is planning to bring back...

CM says Covid-19 testing facilities being upgraded as backlog continues

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 14: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday said the Covid-19 testing facilities in the state are being upgraded. The state has been...

Seppa ALC Line declared ‘containment zone’ after resident reports Covid-19 symptoms

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 14: ALC Line in East Kameng HQ Seppa has been declared a 'containment zone' by the district administration, following a report...

ASF suspected behind wild boar deaths

PASIGHAT, May 14: Following the death of several wild boars in the district, forest officials here in East Siang said they suspect that the...

3.1 kg opium seized in Kharsang

KHARSANG, May 14: Delivering a major jolt to drug traffickers in the district, the Changlang anti-drug squad (ADS) seized approximately 3.1 kgs of opium...

RGU releases tentative academic calendar, seeks input from state

ITANAGAR, May 14: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) and its affiliate colleges in the state are scheduled to resume classes from 29 June, as per...

Transport services to resume with conditions

Staff Reporter NAHARLAGUN, May 14: The transport department has decided to resume all scheduled transport services from 18 May under certain terms and conditions, including...

MLA donates PPE to police, medical teams

PASIGHAT, May 14: Pasighat West MLA Ninong Ering on Thursday donated 20 sets of personal protection equipment (PPE) for the police and the medical...

58 workers from J&K shifted to state facility

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 14: Fifty-eight workers from Jammu & Kashmir who were stranded in Hollongi, in Papum Pare district, have been shifted to...

Trees planted to prevent erosion

TAWANG, May 14: Staffers of the Tawang forest division along with BJYM volunteers planted 330 saplings of various tree species in landslide-prone areas of...

NEHRO seeks PPE, insurance policy for all frontline workers

NAMSAI, May 14: The North East Human Rights Organization (NEHRO) has appealed to the state government to immediately provide sufficient personal protection equipment (PPE)...

Guava saplings distributed to farmers

TARAJULI, May 14: Agriculture Secretary Bidol Tayeng distributed saplings of Lalit guava to farmers here in Papum Pare district on Thursday. Ten farmers from different...

Covid-19 awareness prog held

ZIRO, May 14: The NSS unit of St Claret College, Ziro, organized a 'door-to-door awareness campaign on Covid-19' at Kalung village here in Lower...

FM announces free foodgrains for migrants, concessional loan for farmers

NEW DELHI, May 14: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a Rs 3.16 lakh crore package, comprising free foodgrains for migrant workers, Rs...

22 along with wholesaler pressuring retailers to buy items booked

NAHARLAGUN, May 14: Twenty-two traders, along with a wholesale dealer who was pressuring retailers to buy additional items, were booked by a team of...

Interfaith prayer meet held

MIAO, May 14: An interfaith prayer meet was held at Christ, the Light Minor Seminary here in Changlang district on Thursday "to help humanity...

Act against trespassing

After the recent incident of trespassing by officials of the Assam forest department in Tarasso, in Papum Pare district, another allegation of trespassing by...