Daily Archives: May 16, 2021

B.1.617.2 variant of SARS-COV2 identified in Arunachal

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 15 May: The Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Dibrugarh, Assam, has identified the B.1.617.2 variant...

State records 249 Covid cases on Sat, one dies

ITANAGAR, 15 May: The state recorded 249 fresh Covid positive cases on Saturday, with the Itanagar capital region (ICR) reporting the highest 76 cases,...

ICR lockdown extended by 14 days

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 15 May: The Itanagar capital region (ICR) administration has extended the weeklong lockdown by another 14 days (till 31 May) in view...

Govt issues further guidelines for Covid-19 containment in dists

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 15 May: Taking note of "the continuous and rapid increase in daily Covid-19 cases, state and district moving averages in positivity rates...

Old trees along highway felled

NAHARLAGUN, 15 May: Trees along NH 415 in Naharlagun area, which were leaning towards the highway were felled by the administration on Saturday. Naharlagun Executive...

U/Subansiri admin making efforts to contain Covid

DAPORIJO, 15 May: The Upper Subansiri district administration is making every effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the district. The administration has...

State BJP mourns deaths

ITANAGAR, 15 Mar: The state BJP on Saturday organized a 'virtual condolence meeting' to mourn the demise of Manipur BJP president Saikhom Tikendra Singh,...

CS visits C’lang to review Covid preparedness

CHANGLANG, 15 May: Chief Secretary (CS) Naresh Kumar visited Changlang on Friday to take stock of the Covid-19 preparedness in the district. The CS visited...

Tackling Covid fears

Flights Of FantasyOver the last one year plus, Covid-19 has spread to all corners of the world and has infected more than 16 crore...

Tawang to go under 14-day lockdown from Monday

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 15 May: The state government has announced a 14-day lockdown in Tawang district, from 5 am of 17 May to 5 am...

DA buries body of Covid patient

ITANAGAR, 15 May: The body of a person who died from Covid-19 was buried by a team of officials from the ICR district administration...

DAs declare containment zones in C’lang, L/Subansiri

CHANGLANG/ZIRO, 15 May: In view of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases, the Changlang district administration declared the BIPL labour camps in New Dokpey...

Free oxygen, oxygen cylinder donated

PASIGHAT, 15 May: A group of friends called 'Friends of Eighties' or FoE on Saturday donated free oxygen for a month, along with an...

Tree plantation prog organized

TALIHA, 15 May: A two-day 'tree plantation-cum-awareness programme on wildlife and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' was organized by the villagers of Rigia in Upper Subansiri...

NES calls for pragmatic Covid-19 action plan

ITANAGAR, 15 May: Taking note of the speculation by scientists and experts that a third wave of Covid-19 may occur and cause a bigger...

Follow Covid appropriate behaviour: Mayor

ITANAGAR, 15 May: In view of the surge in Covid cases in the capital and the state as a whole, Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC)...

Oxygen supply system installed at DCH

PASIGHAT, 15 May: The health department here has increased the number of oxygen beds to 48, including four ICU beds, "out of which 40...

Corrigendum over power shutdown issued

ITANAGAR, 15 May: Reacting to the news headlined 'Power shutdown for maintenance', which was carried in the 15 May issue of this daily, SO...

Chocked stream cleared

KHONSA, 15 May: A chocked stream in the town here in Tirap district was cleared by the district administration in collaboration with the DUDA...

RFO’s death mourned

ROING, 15 May: The members of the Mehao wildlife division here in Lower Dibang Valley district, along with range staffers expressed heartfelt condolences to...