Daily Archives: August 14, 2021

Portion of NH 13 near Pasighat swept away, landslide blocks Likabali-Basar road

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: A portion of National Highway (NH) 13, connecting Pasighat (East Siang), Pangin (Siang) and Aalo (West Siang), was reportedly swept...

1 Covid-19 death reported, state’s toll at 252

ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: Arunachal reported one more Covid-19-related death on Friday, taking the state's death toll to 252. As per the DHS report, a 30-year-old...

Rinchen Dorjee sworn in as CIC, Mepung Tadar Bage as APPSC member

ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: Rinchen Dorjee was sworn in as the chief information commissioner (CIC) of the Arunachal Pradesh State Information Commission, while Mepung Tadar...

CM launches ArSWAN, terms it historic step towards e-governance

ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday launched the state wide area network (SWAN), which will provide secure digital connectivity to all...

Members of orgs donate blood

PASIGHAT, 13 Aug: Members of the Adi Ba:ne Kebang (ABK) and its wings participated in a blood donation camp organized by the health department...

Health secy inspects DH construction

LONGDING, 13 Aug: Health Secretary P Parthiban visited Longding district on 12 August and inspected the progress of work for the district hospital (DH)...

Rebia raises Yupia-Lekhi bridge issue in RS

ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: Rajya Sabha (RS) member Nabam Rebia on Friday said he raised the issue of non-completion of the Yupia-Lekhi bridge over the...

Online payment of postpaid electricity bills introduced in Ziro

ZIRO, 13 Aug: Online payment of postpaid electricity bills has been introduced for the consumers of the Ziro electrical division in Lower Subansiri district. The...

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav

BRO pays homage to martyr Hangpan Dada KHONSA, 13 Aug: The 103 Road Construction Company (RCC) of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) paid homage to...

Libraries for 21st century: Arunachal (Part 2)

In the previous article (The Arunachal Times, 13 August, 2021), we saw how vital volunteerism in the community and handholding of stakeholders are for...

Abducted child rescued

Correspondent RUKSIN, 13 Aug: A six-year-old child who had been abducted from Jonai in Assam's Dhemaji district was rescued by a joint team of Assam...

ATMA staffers serve ultimatum

ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: The Arunachal Pradesh ATMA Staff Association (APASA) in an ultimatum to the joint director (PP)-cum-state nodal officer of the ATMA on...

RGU felicitates youth icons on Int’l Youth Day

RONO HILLS, 13 Aug: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) conferred the title of 'youth paragon' on three youth icons of the state in a programme...

ACR welcomes coming together of stakeholders on boundary issue

ITANAGAR, 13 Aug: The Arunachal Citizens Rights (ACR) on Friday welcomed the coming together of stakeholders to seek a permanent solution to the Arunachal-Assam...

Training prog on school safety organized

LIKABALI, 13 Aug: The Lower Siang district education department organized a two-day 'capacity building training-cum-workshop' on school safety from 12-13 August at the government...

A team of the Longding Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), led by its Head (in-charge) A Kirankumar Singh, inspected the paddy fields of various farmers...

The world has abandoned Afghanistan

There is panic and disbelief as thousands are fleeing the Taliban's onslaught in Afghanistan. The country's second largest city, Kandahar, was captured by the...

Past & present clash

By Dr.S.Saraswathi(Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Both Assam and Meghalaya governments appear absolutely tired of the violent clashes going on between them over the issue...

Auto scrappage policy will boost vehicle sales, create jobs: Gadkari

Gandhinagar, Aug 13 (PTI) The National Automobile Scrappage Policy unveiled on Friday will benefit all stakeholders as it will boost manufacturing, create jobs and...

Rs 14744.99 cr approved for states, UTs under Covid emergency response package

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) The Union Health Ministry on Friday approved another instalment of Rs 14744.99 crore under the India COVID-19 Emergency Response...