Archive for category: Local News

  • Shuttler Talar gets a rousing reception

    Shuttler Talar gets a rousing reception

    ITANAGAR, Apr 19: Country’s No 3 ranked shuttler, La Talar was accorded a hero’s welcome with tricolour upon his arrival at Naharlagun helipad today after a brilliant performance in the just concluded BWF Junior World Badminton Championship 2014 in Malaysia. Hundreds of fans, well-wishers, relatives and senior badminton players of the […]

  • Nyishi Day observed with pomp and gaiety

    Nyishi Day observed with pomp and gaiety

    ITANAGAR, Apr 19: The Nyishi community across the state today observed the 7th Nyishi Day with zeal and fervour as hundreds of community members from all walks of life thronged the venue, at Nyikum Nyia Hall in Nyirubjolli near here to commemorate the momentous day. The cultural event was jointly […]

  • EC expresses shock on poll official’s tragic death, announces ex-gratia

    ITANAGAR, Apr 19: The Election Commission has expressed deep shock at the tragic death of the official on election duty, Mathew Dabi. Dabi, an assistant teacher in a primary school at Nari-Koyu in East Siang district, was deputed for election duty in Sine polling station for the simultaneous polls on […]

  • Stage set for fresh polls in 34 polling stations today

    Stage set for fresh polls in 34 polling stations today

    ITANAGAR, Apr 18: Arunachal Pradesh is ready to go for fresh polls in 34 polling stations under 11 Assembly constituencies of five districts and two Lok Sabha seats on Saturday. All the poll centres have been geared up for the fresh exercise with the security arrangements put in place. Besides, […]

  • ‘Cause of death of missing official will only be ascertained after postmortem’

    ITANAGAR, Apr 18: Mathew Dabi, an official on election duty who went missing on April 9 last from Siine village under Boleng circle of East Siang district was found dead yesterday. The body of the young teacher has been located in a steep gorge inside a deep forest, two kilometers […]

  • APCC refutes allegations

    ITANAGAR, Apr 18: Reacting sharply to the allegations leveled by the state BJP, the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has condemned the accusations made by State BJP president Tai Tagak. The APCC alleged that the incident of Thrizino-Buragaon was provoked by the workers of BJP where vehicles of both the […]

  • KVK hosts training program

    KVK hosts training program

    ITANAGAR, Apr 18: A training programme organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Lower Subansiri was held at Salang (Industry line Hapoli) yesterday. On the occasion, Hage Munth, SMS (Soil Science) delivered a lecture on method of vermicompost and its importance in organic nutrient management. Altogether, 16 rural youths reaped benefits […]

  • Deploy army & paramilitary forces in fresh polls, demands BJP

    ITANAGAR, Apr 17: The BJP, Arunachal Pradesh today demanded deployment of Army personnel and sufficient paramilitary forces in 34 polling stations on the day of re-polling on April 19, while apprehending a “repeat of the bitter experiences” encountered during simultaneous polls on April 9 last. Addressing newspersons here, state BJP […]

  • Nature’s fury hits Dapo

    Nature’s fury hits Dapo

    DAPORIJO, Apr 17: Heavy winds, accompanied with rain, hailstorm, thunder and lightning hit the Upper Subansiri district headquarters in the evening yesterday, causing heavy damage to the DRDA office building and Old Block of the Election office here. The winds ripped off part of the roof and ceiling structure of […]

  • Mopin celebrated with traditional spectacle

    Mopin celebrated with traditional spectacle

    AALO, Apr 17: Mopin, the popular festival of Galo community was celebrated at the Darak circle headquarters under West Siang district with traditional pomp and gaiety, a DIPRO report says. Gracing the celebration as chief guest, Kamba AS chairperson Jhummar Tali called upon the people of the circle especially the […]