Daily Archives: May 29, 2021

Police still clueless about absconding teacher wanted in child abuse case

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 28 May: The state police are still clueless about the whereabouts of absconding teacher Lukbi Bojir and his wife, who allegedly tortured...

Lockdown extended in 7 dists, including ICR, till 7 June

ITANAGAR, 28 May: The Arunachal government on Friday decided to extend the lockdown in seven districts till 7 June, following a surge in Covid-19...

FMD breaks out in Siang belt

Staff Reporter PASIGHAT, 28 May: A contagious foot-and- mouth disease (FMD) has reportedly broken out in the Siang belt, comprising Siang, West Siang, East Siang...

Hidden Covid cases biggest threat: DMO

ITANAGAR, 28 May: Papum Pare District Medical Officer (DMO) Dr K Perme has termed the hidden cases of Covid-19 the biggest threat. Briefing the press...

Drug peddler arrested, heroin seized

NAHARLAGUN, 28 May: The police here arrested a drug peddler, identified as Joseph Kino, from E Sector on 27 May. Based on a tip-off, a...

Ration provided to stranded students

ZIRO, 28 May: The Apatani Students' Union (ASU) in collaboration with the Lower Subansiri District Students' Union has provided ration and other essential commodities...

19 AR accused of torturing, harassing villagers

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 28 May: Weeks after the shootout between the Assam Rifles (AR) and suspected militants near Longvi village in Changlang district, resulting in...

Ziro police seize cannabis, nab peddlers

ZIRO, 28 May: Acting on a tip-off, a police patrolling team here in Lower Subansiri district conducted a search operation in Hapoli township on...

State police interrogate Paras Singh, say statements made for money

ITANAGAR, 28 May: YouTuber Paras Singh, who is in the custody of the state police after being arrested for making racist comments against Arunachal...

NSCN-K operative sentenced to 10-yr RI

KHONSA, 28 May: The district and sessions court here in Tirap district convicted an NSCN-K operative for wrongfully restraining a police officer, and awarded...

14, including 4 from Arunachal, arrested for drug peddling

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 28 May: At least four persons from Arunachal were among 14 people who were arrested by the Gohpur police in Assam on...

DC instructs police to take strict action against Covid SOP violators

PALIN, 28 May: Kra Daadi DC Higio Tala reviewed the status of the Covid-19 preparedness in the district during a meeting with all the...

KVK head visits pest-affected field

KANUBARI, 28 May: Longding KVK Head (in-charge) A Kirankumar Singh visited a fall armyworm infested maize field in Longnakshi village in Kanubari circle of...

A relief team from the Ramakrishna Mission in West Siang HQ Aalo visited Kambo Tarsu village on 22 May and distributed various relief items...

Implement Bezbaruah Committee recommendations

The state police on Thursday brought YouTuber Paras Singh to Itanagar for making racial slurs against Arunachal and Pasighat MLA Ninong Ering. The controversial...

BJP agenda muddies waters

Lakshadweep TurmoilBy Insaf Tiny Lakshadweep has hit national headlines, for all the wrong reasons. Misplaced ‘reforms’, as proposed by Administrator P K Patel in the...

Maintain the balance between aid and ailment

Editor, At the time of writing, it has become evident that a further weeklong lockdown will be imposed in the ICR post the three-week lockdown...