Daily Archives: May 18, 2020

Villagers dismiss army claims as false, protest peace rally against army brutality on Monday

Staff Reporter LONGDING, May 17: Locals of Pumao village here in Longding district have strongly objected to the Indian Army's recent statement regarding the 16...

Friction in Shergaon between SSB and villagers after paramilitary forces defy Covid-19 Janta Curfew

SHERGAON, May 17: RD Thongchi, in his late 70s would have never imagined that the Seema Shastra Bal (SSB), for whose establishment he had...

Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31, public spaces, flight ops, shopping malls to remain...

NEW DELHI, May 17: The ongoing countrywide lockdown has been extended till 31 May, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) announced on Sunday. In an...

TRIHMS lab return all results as backlog improves

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, May 17: The state Covid-19 RT-PCR lab at the Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences has tested all samples...

Repetition of a historical blunder

Monday MusingThe state government committed a grave mistake by converting Arunachal's first state hospital at Naharlagun into a medical college - the Tomo Riba...

Arunachal seeks Rs 1.6 cr package from Centre for culling AFS-infected pigs

ITANAGAR, May 17: The Arunachal Pradesh government has requested the Centre for a financial package of Rs 1.6 crore in the first phase to...

Christians offer schools, churches to govt to be used in Covid-19 battle

ITANAGAR, May 17: The Christian community of the state has offered various assets under them, including schools and churches to be used by the...

MLA distributes 8000 facemasks

SEPPA, May 17: Seppa East MLA Tapuk Taku on Sunday distributed over 8000 facemasks to representatives from each village under his constituency for further...

Pioneering Takhe Ribya passes away

HONG, May 17: Takhe Ribya, one of the pioneers of the Apatani community in many fields, passed away after a brief illness on 16...

Museums for equality: celebration of international museum day within humanitarian crisis

Across the globe 18th May, is celebrated as International Museum Day as a part of historical decision by the ICOM (International Council of Museums),...

The Niti Vihar road in Itanagar. The road leads to numerous government offices and bungalows of ministers and officers.

Youths of Chimpu planted 50 plant saplings with bamboo fencing in between the dividers of NH-415. (Photo by Manoj Singh)

Think positive and remain active: PAA

ITANAGAR, May 17: The Paralympics Association of Arunachal (PAA) has asked all para sportspersons under the association to think positive and remain active by...

Women, youth conduct sanitization activity; distribute facemasks

ITANAGAR, May 17: The women and youth of Ward No 2 carried out sanitization activities in several colonies on Sunday, including the police colony...

HU hosts webinar on increasing crop yield

ITANAGAR, May 17: The Himalayan University's (HU) department of agriculture conducted a webinar on 'Increasing crop yield using modern techniques in agriculture' on Sunday. Inaugurating...

Onus on Army to punish the wrongdoers

The killing of a civilian at Pumao under Longding district by the Indian army is deeply troubling. As per reports, the incident happened when commotion...

Fm spur scarce, cash dole vital

Global Crisis Till 2030By Shivaji Sarkar The devastation caused by pandemic ensued lockdown may take ten long years to recover and the world economy may...