Archive for category: Local News

  • National Award for first ever film in Arunachalee language

    ITANAGAR, Apr 23: Crossing Bridges, a feature film in Sherdukpen language has bagged the prestigious Rajat Kamal for direction in the 61st National Film Award-2013, becoming the first ever film in Arunachalee language to have got the honour of National Award. The award comprising Rs 1 lakh each for the […]

  • Tragedy strikes Wakka

    Tragedy strikes Wakka

    LONGDING, Apr 23: In a tragic incident, fire broke out at Wakka village on April 21 last that swallowed 32 houses along with six warehouses reportedly, causing damage of properties worth lakhs of rupees. The unfortunate occurrence took place at around 11 AM when all the villagers were out in […]

  • Governor pays visit to Bamboo Processing Centre at Poma

    Governor pays visit to Bamboo Processing Centre at Poma

    ITANAGAR, Apr 23: Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma visited Bamboo Processing Centre, a Raj Bhawan initiative at Poma village near here yesterday and made a round of different sections of the Centre, including exhibition stall and charcoal kiln installed at the processing unit. Interacting with the officials, artisans and […]

  • Deptt of Tourism inks MoU with IRCTC

    Deptt of Tourism inks MoU with IRCTC

    ITANAGAR, Apr 23: In order to boost tourism sector in Arunachal Pradesh, the department of Tourism, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd, according to official sources. The MoU was inked by Dr Joram Beda, Secretary Tourism, […]

  • Fire engulfs 6 OBT houses

    Fire engulfs 6 OBT houses

    AALO, Apr 23: In a devastating fire that occurred at the PI colony in the fateful evening of April 22, six OBT houses were completely gutted, reportedly incurring a huge loss of properties. The fire that started at around 6 PM and continued for three hours was put off with […]

  • Prohibitory orders issued

    TEZU, Apr 23: Dr B M Mishra, Returning Officer, Arunachal East Parliamentary Constituency has issued an executive order prohibiting wearing/use of caps/shawls etc with political party’s name, symbol or slogan by any candidate, person or worker of any political party within the premises of counting centre at Tezu on May […]

  • RO content with magistrates’ duty

    Itanagar, Apr 23: The polled postal ballot box of Arunachal West Parliamentary Constituency in respect of Itanagar Assembly Constituency was taken out today from the EVM Strong Room at Siddhartha Hall, Itanagar under the strict vigil of DC-cum-RO Itanagar, Mige Kamki, DC-cum-DEO Papum Pare, Ashok Kumar and SDO Itanagar-cum-Strong Room […]

  • New DC seeks HoDs’ support

    Seppa, Apr 23: New DC of East Kameng district, Sandeep Kumar Singh, while interacting with the HoDs during his maiden meeting with them here yesterday, enquired them of the schemes and projects of their respective department and sought whole-hearted support for successful implementation of the schemes. He further urged them […]

  • 1 arrested for unauthorized erection

    ITANAGAR, Apr 23: One Ta Lapung has been arrested by the police along with PCR Van and Magistrate led by Mokar Riba, Circle Officer, Itanagar for erecting unauthorized wall in the campus of existing govt quarter at Vivek Vihar, Itanagar. Itanagar Capital Complex Deputy Commissioner Mige Kamki informed that any […]

  • A bid to beautify township, reviewing shop owners security

    YINGKIONG, Apr 23: Upper Siang Deputy Commissioner Dr Tariq Thomas and SP Tage Habung SP had interactions with the All Upper Siang District Women’s Welfare Society and Yingkiong Bazaar Committee at the DC’s Conference Hall here yesterday. The meeting was aimed at undertaking cleanliness drive of the township in general […]