Archive for category: Local News

  • State Assembly passes Budget 2014-15

    State Assembly passes Budget 2014-15

    | Staff REPORETR | ITANAGAR, Jul 28: The Rs 140.02 crore deficit Budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 presented by Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, also the Minister in-charge of Finance & Planning, on Saturday last was today passed by the State Assembly by voice vote following a lengthy debate. He […]

  • 1, out of 7 positives, dies of JE

    ITANAGAR, Jul 28: Out of reported 13 cases of AES fever which were tested for JE virus at ASH (Arunachal State Hospital), Naharlagun, seven cases were tested positive for JE virus using the NIV-Pune JE test Kits, out of which one from Daporijo died on July 24 last. This was […]

  • A comprehensive policy on cards to tackle drug menace: Byaling

    Staff REPORTER ITANAGAR, Jul 28: Admitting that the illegal drug peddling and opium cultivation were continuing to pose a serious threat to Tirap and Changlang districts as well as other parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Tanga Byaling today divulged that the State govt is going to frame a comprehensive […]

  • Pul launches Diarrhoea control campaign

    Pul launches Diarrhoea control campaign

    | Staff Reporter | ITANAGAR, Jul 28: Health and Family Welfare Minister Kalikho Pul today launched an extensive campaign on diarrhoea control under the National Health Mission in presence of its Managing Director P N Thongon in a small but impressive function held at R K Mission Hospital here. The […]

  • Program on HIV/AIDS awareness

    Program on HIV/AIDS awareness

    ITANAGAR, Jul 28: The Indo Global Social Service Society, Itanagar unit organised a programme to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS at the premises of Govt Sec School, Pachin colony near Naharlagun yesterday with a number of youths and elders from the colony taking part in it. Attending as resource person, Karjo […]

  • More local news

    Governor, CM extend Eid greetings ITANAGAR, Jul 28: Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma has conveyed his warm greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on the joyous occasion of Eid ‘ul Fitr, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan. In his festival message, the Governor expressed […]

  • Opening of border trade to benefit locals, feels Simai

    | Correspondent | NAMPONG, Jul 28: Nampong MLA Laisam Simai opined that the opening of Indo-Myanmar border trade should bring in maximum benefit to the local people and to achieve that ‘goal’, a strong policy should be framed as it will not only protect the indigenous rights but also prevent […]

  • Spare no effort to preserve rich traditional dresses: ZPC

    Spare no effort to preserve rich traditional dresses: ZPC

    KHONSA, Jul 28: The much awaited ‘show-casing of traditional dress of Tirap’ was organized by the Tirap district administration under the aegis of Northeastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Dimapur and the Directorate of Art & Culture, Naharlagun at Khonsa Town Club here today amidst a mammoth gathering. Speaking as chief guest […]

  • Fire engulfs 5 houses

    Fire engulfs 5 houses

    AALO, Jul 28: In a devastating fire that took place at Libu Bene village under Kamba administrative circle in West Siang district, five houses (one SPT and four MIBT) and four granaries were gutted. Huge properties were reportedly lost in the mishap and two persons sustained minor injuries in their […]

  • A bid to build ‘healthy’ society

    A bid to build ‘healthy’ society

    PASIGHAT, Jul 28: In a bid to build healthy and drug-free society, SSA Rajya Mission, Itanagar conducted two days massive campaign on drug abuses and anti-social behaviour at Mebo and Oyan under the chairmanship of Tani Talom, DDSE cum District Project Officer. Gekir Karga, principal cum State Project Officer, State […]


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