Monthly Archives: October 2020

Over 435 kg of brown sugar seized in Manipur

Imphal, Oct 30 (PTI) The Manipur Police has busted a drug manufacturing unit and seized over 435 kg of brown sugar from Thoubal district,...

Mizoram will not withdraw forces from Assam border: Minister

Aizawl, Oct 30 (PTI) Mizoram Home minister Lalchamliana has said that the government would not withdraw its forces from the state border with Assam...

Assam introduces transgender category in civil services exam application form

Guwahati, Oct 30 (PTI) The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has introduced 'transgender' as an option in the gender category in the state civil...

RR batsmen click as unit to beat KXIP by 7 wickets

Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (PTI) Star England all-rounder Ben Stokes stole the limelight from Chris Gayle as Rajasthan Royals clicked as a unit to...

Wahab, Afridi help Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 26 runs

Rawalpindi, Oct 30 (PTI) Pacers Shaheen Shah Afridi and Wahab Riaz shared nine wickets amongst themselves to spare Pakistan the blushes against Zimbabwe in...

4 dead, 120 injured as earthquake hits Turkish coast: Health Minister

Istanbul, Oct 30 (PTI/AP): A strong earthquake struck Friday between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing several buildings in Turkey’s...

‘Gruesome’ crash kills 21, mostly young children, in Nigeria

Lagos, 0ct 30 (AP) Nigeria's president is expressing sadness over a gruesome vehicle accident in which 21 people, most of them young school children,...

India-US bond will send a strong message to ‘adversaries’ like China, Russia: US Senator

Washington, Oct 30 (PTI) An influential Republican Senator has praised the Trump administration's efforts to strengthen strategic ties with India during the recently concluded...

India urges UNSC to list terror entities involved in violence against women

United Nations, Oct 30 (PTI): India has underscored the need for the UN Security Council to effectively integrate women, peace and security considerations into...

India and US discuss UNSC agenda, agree to work closely together

Washington, Oct 30 (PTI) India and the US have held wide ranging discussions on issues on the UN Security Council agenda and agreed to...

As anger rises, Muslims protest French cartoons

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates , Oct 30(AP) — Tens of thousands of Muslims, from Pakistan to Lebanon to the Palestinian territories, poured out of...

Are ropeways ‘parachute projects’ in the making?

ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Introducing 'parachute projects' in the works departments in Arunachal by influential policymakers in the government and the bureaucracy is not a...

State records 37th Covid-19 casualty

ITANAGAR, Oct 29: A 56-year-old male with comorbidity died at around 3:40 am at the dedicated Covid hospital (DCH) in East Siang HQ Pasighat...

HRLN seeks govt’s intervention to maintain transparency in APPSCCE

ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Considering the past anomalies in the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination (APPSCCE), the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) has...

RGUSU demands reconsidering decision to shortlist candidates on merit

RONO HILLS, Oct 29: Reiterating its earlier stand, the Rajiv Gandhi University Students' Union (RGUSU) has demanded that the RGU reconsider within five days...

MLA urges teachers to remain at places of posting

PALIN, Oct 29: Palin-Chambang MLA Balo Raja on Thursday appealed to all the officers of the education department to remain at their places of...

Dukam asks work agencies to deposit 1% cess to board

AALO, Oct 29: Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board Chairman Nyato Dukam has asked the work agencies to "deposit one percent...

WHO SSO highlights poor quality of AFP surveillance

BOMDILA, Oct 29: The WHO's State Surveillance Officer (SSO), Dr Ushma Dharod has highlighted the poor quality of reporting on acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)...

CSIR-NEIST signs MoU with farmers’ org to expand floriculture activities

ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Jorhat (Assam)-based CSIR-NEIST on 28 October signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bosing Bango Farmers' Cooperative Society Ltd in...

CS asks banks not to keep loan applications pending

ITANAGAR, Oct 29: Chief Secretary (CS) Naresh Kumar on Thursday advised the bankers in the state not to keep applications pending at the banks...