Daily Archives: July 20, 2020

State records highest single-day spike of 90 cases

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 19: Arunachal recorded the highest single-day spike of 90 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, with the Itanagar capital region (ICR) leading the...

Of weak political and bureaucratic leadership

Monday MusingThe lockdown of the Itanagar capital region has been extended upto 3 August. The capital-specific lockdown was imposed first on 6 July, when...

ICR lockdown extended by 2 weeks

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The state government has extended the lockdown in the Itanagar capital region (ICR) for two more weeks. Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar...

AAPSU urges MHRD, UGC to cancel end-term exams

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has submitted a representation to the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) and the...

Lapses in TrueNat labs protocol, say health officials

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: From zero in March to nine ICMR-approved testing labs and two on the way for Covid-19, Arunachal has come a long...

Shift to safer locations: DA

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The Itanagar capital region district administration (DA) has requested the residents to shift to safer locations or to the relief camps...

ANYA blames govt for spike in Covid-19 cases

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The All Nyishi Youth Association (ANYA) has expressed displeasure over the handling of the Covid-19 crisis and said the recent spike...

Landslides damage school properties, block highway

KEBANG, Jul 19: A landslide triggered by torrential rain severely damaged a portion of the boys' hostel and the kitchen garden of the government...

Weeklong lockdown in L/Subansiri

ZIRO, Jul 19: In view of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Lower Subansiri district, the administration has imposed a weeklong complete lockdown...

ADM dismisses allegation of Covid-19 spreading through truckers

BANDEWDEWA, Jul 19: Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Talo Potom has dismissed allegations that the Covid-19 virus was spreading through truckers. Speaking to the press here,...

DC initiates measures instead of complete lockdown in W/Siang

AALO, Jul 19: West DC Moki Loyi has initiated a series of measures instead of a complete lockdown in the district to contain the...

Villagers prepare quarantine centre

AALO, Jul 19: The residents of Kambu village, located on the right bank of the Yomgo river, have prepared a quarantine centre (QC) by...

MLA advocates riverbank plantation drive to control soil erosion

Correspondent PASIGHAT, Jul 19: Pasighat West MLA Ninong Ering has advised the rural people of his constituency to conduct massive riverbank plantation drives to control...

ACF urges community members to follow SOPs

ITANAGAR, Jul 19: The Arunachal Christian Forum (ACF) has urged members of the community to strictly follow the standard operating procedures (SOP) and the...

Guest lecture session held at SS

PASIGHAT, Jul 19: An online lecture on phishing was delivered for the students of the Sainik School (SS) here on 4 July by Dr...

Villagers constitute committee for effective SOP implementation

KEBI, Jul 19: The All Kebi Area Students Youths Development Welfare Organization (AKASYDWO) of Lower Subansiri district, along with the village panchayat has decided...

Webinar on rural development held

NIRJULI, Jul 19: Participants from various parts of the country attended a national webinar on 'Technological intervention for rural development', organized by the NERIST's...

Uncalled-for vigilantism

As the number of Covid-19 cases rises, the people of the state are starting to panic. This is causing chaos as citizens are starting...

Opening up the Mantra

Future Belongs To India'sBy Shivaji Sarkar India has to end its lockdown completely for fast economic recovery. The unlocking is like a see-saw. While...