Arunachal:CM orders probe on four women electrocuted

Arunachal:CM orders probe on four women electrocuted

ITANAGAR: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki expressed shock and grief over the demise of four females who were electrocuted when a high tension line fell on a wet paddy field in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The incident reportedly took place when local contractors were clearing tree branches near the road, of which one snapped […]

Nido Tania death case: HC denies bail to accused

Nido Tania death case: HC denies bail to accused

  NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court refused to grant bail to one of the accused arrested in connection with the death of 19-year-old Arunachal Pradesh’s student Nido Tania. A bench of Justice Sunita Gupta declined to entertain accused Farman’s bail application, after which he withdrew his petition from the court. Of the four accused, […]

Chief Secy controversy: Guv appoints Gamlin despite Kejriwal opposition

Chief Secy controversy: Guv appoints Gamlin despite Kejriwal opposition

  NEW DELHI: In an open confrontation, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday appointed senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary of the city government notwithstanding strong reservations by Kejriwal dispensation which termed the decision as “unconstitutional”. The Lt Governor gave the additional charge of Chief Secretary to Gamlin, a 1984-batch IAS officer, […]

Village in Arunachal declared ‘Artist Village’

Village in Arunachal declared ‘Artist Village’

  A village along the Assam-Arunachal border has been declared ‘Artist Village’ by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi on Saturday. The announcement was made since majority of the villagers are artisans and earn their living by selling home-made products. Tani Happa village in Papum Pare district with a population of about 1,000 is known for […]

After Kiwi, Arunachal for more fruit wine production

After Kiwi, Arunachal for more fruit wine production

  ITANAGAR: After the successful launch of a drink made from kiwi fruits grown in Arunachal Pradesh, experts have suggested that the state government to venture into making fruit wine from the various fruits which are abundant in the northeastern state. Arunachal, which enjoys the distinction of being the largest kiwi producing state in the […]

Security beefed up in Arunachal Pradesh

Security beefed up in Arunachal Pradesh

  ITANAGAR: The Arunachal Pradesh Police have tightened security measures to maintain law and order in three troubled districts of Changlang, Tirap and Longding following the May 3 ambush by NSCN (K) in Nagaland’s Mon district where eight security personnel were killed, according to reports. “We have taken all precautionary measures including intelligence sharing, erecting […]