Daily Archives: August 17, 2020

Cash-for-nursing job scam emerges in Lohit

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 16: Report of a cash-for-job scam in the recruitment of nursing officers under the National Health Mission has emerged in Lohit...

I-Day celebration

CM urges people to adapt to 'new normal' ITANAGAR, Aug 15: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on 15 August exhorted the people to adapt to the...

Territorial changes or administrative and political interventions not acceptable: AAPSU on NSCN-GoI talks

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has voiced its opposition to the "nefarious designs of the NSCN (IM)" and demanded...

94 Covid-19+ve cases detected on Sat, Sun

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: The state recorded a total of 94 Covid-19 positive cases on Saturday (51) and Sunday (43). West Kameng reported 27 cases, including...

The 33-member team comprising personnel of the Indian Army and the ITBP along with students of Dirang-based NIMAS and 13 youths from East Kameng...

DCM dedicates SHP unit to state

JANBO, Aug 16: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, who is also the minister-in-charge of power and non-conventional energy resources, dedicated one unit of the...

45 selected for state awards

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: Forty-five people have been selected for the state awards this year. Their names were announced on the occasion of Independence Day. Nine...

Rice being airlifted to Mengio

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: The state government started airlifting PDS rice to Mengio in Papum Pare district on Sunday. Altogether 200 quintals of rice will be...

Article 371 (H): A repressive tool of the Centre

Monday MusingAcrimonious, inflammatory, inciting, hateful, prejudicial - all the adjectives that describe hatred don't seem to run out of circulation on social media these...

Schoolboy missing

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: A 16-year-old schoolboy, identified as Alung Darung, is missing after he ventured into the Siang-Simang confluence in Boleng for a swim...

Man murders two, kills himself

LONGDING, Aug 16: In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old woman and her two-year-old daughter were murdered by one Malem Pansa - the woman's father-in-law...

NGO donates blood  

PASIGHAT, Aug 16: NGO AYANG on Saturday donated a unit of AB+ve blood to a patient from another district who was to go through...

Book Review

The Place Where Rivers Meetby Yumlam Tana Leadstart Inkstate Pages: 214 Price: 249Yumlam Tana is a towering name in the literary world of Arunachal Pradesh. His works...

Independence Day celebrated across state

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: The 74th Independence Day was celebrated across the state, in compliance with the Covid-19 SOPs and guidelines, on 15 August. In Papum...

True independence

Flights Of FantasyOn Saturday, India celebrated the 74th Independence Day. Independence Day is celebrated across the country with parades, cultural shows, prabhat pheris and...

In memory of Ilina Sen

On 9 August, 2020, my colleague, friend and mentor, Prof Ilina Sen passed away in Kolkata, in the presence of her partner Dr Binayak...

Cycling club celebrates I-Day with ‘Freedom ride’

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: Celebrating the 74th Independence Day, 18 bicycle riders pedalled from near the clock tower here to Jullang Tinali, covering 12 kms. Themed...

Senior BJP leader passes away

DAPORIJO, Aug 16: Senior BJP leader and the party's Papum Pare district in-charge, Tapa Dadi (40), passed away at a hospital in Guwahati, Assam,...

MLA visits de-addiction centre

AALO, Aug 16: Aalo East MLA Kento Jini, along with the West Siang DC, SP and DMO visited the drug de-addiction and rehabilitation centre...