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Army gunned down a civilian on mistaken identity; Arunachal Congress demands ex-gratia relief of Rs. 5 crores

June 15, 2017 07:57PM

ET Bureau

Changlang, 15 June: A civilian in Arunachal Pradesh was gunned down by the Army, which later called it a case of “mistaken identity”.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night in the state's Changlang district bordering Myanmar.

The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee vehement…


Diyun under mild flood

June 2, 2017 01:11PM


Diyun, June 2: Dumpani and Udaipur village of Diyun Circle were affected by a mild flood due to heavy rainfall triggering spillage of excess water from the mighty Noa Dehing River since 31st May last. However, there was no loss of human life and other livestocks and it was report…


Deputy CM Chowna Mein dedicates Mount Carmel Church to the people of Kumari Adivasi

January 28, 2017 11:52PM

Namsai I ET Bureau

Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Saturday unveiled plaque and dedicated the Mount Carmel Church to the jubilant people of the Kumari Adivasi under Lekang circle. The Church was inaugurated by Provincial, South Kerela Province Reverend Dr Benjamin Elias and blessed by Bish…


Link roads from Lainwang to Thungjang villages approved by Govt

January 28, 2017 11:36PM


Attending the joint development meeting comprising of three villages, under the banner of Tutnyu, Nogna, Thungjang (TNT) at Tuntyu village on January 27 last, MLA Wanglam Sawin informed that link roads from Lainwang to Thungjang villages have been approved by the state governme…


Resolution passed to separate Miao, Bordumsa sub-divisions from Changlang District

January 28, 2017 08:36PM

'Namdapha' is the suggested name of the new proposed district

Indrajit Tingwa I Miao

The long felt aspiration of the people of Miao and Bordumsa Sub-Divisions seems to have neared its realisation after the meeting called today for a consensus on the creation of a new district bifurcati…


7th National Voters’ Day observed in Namsai and Bordumsa

January 25, 2017 11:50PM

Laxman Sharma

7 th National Voters’ Day celebrated today throughout Namsai great enthusiasm.

Bordumsa I Namsai : In tune with the rest, the 7th National Voters’ Day (NVD) was observed here in Namsai and Bordumsa with an effective agenda drawn to realise the end covering the length and …


DCM urges executing agency to complete flood protection works over Noa-Dihing River by February

January 25, 2017 11:13PM


Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on his arrival to Namsai today inspected on-going flood protection works over Noa-Dihing River at New Silatoo in Mahadevpur to take stock of the progress of work. The Engineers of Water Resource Department demonstrate the installation of St…


Preparation for Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi of the Singphos is in full swing at Bordumsa

January 24, 2017 08:20PM


The much awaited mega edition of the ethno-cultural festival of the Singpho community, the socio-ethno-cultural extravaganza, the 33rd  Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi (SYMP) has been slated to be held from 12th to 15th February here at the Permanent Manau Shadung at Singpho Cul…


ADGBR inspects slew of ongoing Road & Bridges in Lower Dibang Valley

January 15, 2017 12:58AM

Bishnu Rana I Roing

Committed to connect, creates and care with high class of upcoming road and bridges in this interior part of North – eastern most pocket of the Indian Union. The versatile 752 BRTF has been remarkably devoted to stand in its task and thus to assess its ground work the Addition…


Indian Army organized Inter village football tournament at Longding

January 15, 2017 12:55AM
Maksam Tayeng I Longding
Fostering the spirit of sports and adventure, in continuation with the efforts to nurture human resource and as a part of youth development programme in remote areas of Southern Arunachal, Longding District Inter Village Football Tournament was organized b…


Indian Army organises free medical camp at Pasuram Kund Mela

January 14, 2017 10:29PM


A free medical camp was organised by the Indian Army of Camp Chowkham under the aegis of Dao Division at Pasuram Kund on the occasion of Makar Sankranti today. During the camp awareness about importance of health and hygiene was also imparted to the pilgrims.

Apart from …


More than 25,000 pilgrims thronged Pasuram Kund for a holy dip on Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2017 09:55PM


Braving biting cold thousands of Devotees congregated at Parsuram Kund on the auspicious occasion of Makar – Sankranti, the new year of the Hindu. The Picturesque Kund witnessed buzz of pilgrims jostling for their turn since the wee hour of morning to take holy dip. 
More …


186 BN CRPF, GTC Pasighat organized AADHAR Card Camp

January 13, 2017 11:05PM


While exercising the ‘Digital India campaign’, the 186 BN CRPF, GTC, here has organized an ‘AADHAR Card Camp’ at the office premise today for both CRPF Jawans and civilians so that those who haven’t registered themselves under Aadhar Card yet get the opportunity.…


DC Distributes Solar lamps

January 13, 2017 11:02PM

ET Bureau I Wakro

Tamiyo Tatak, DC, Pasighat gifted solar lamps to KGBVs Rayang, Pasighat, Yagrung and Doni Polo Vidya Niketan, Ngorlung in presence of Swamini Geetananda, Kape Badak, Project Officer, APEDA, HK Roy, AIPRO, Pasighat and Chairman ASSET, Wakro. 

Asokan KV, coordinator , Arun…


Road mishap at Bordumsa leaves one dead, ten critically injured

January 12, 2017 09:16PM

ET Correspondent

Bordumsa: A dangerous road accident killed one person and injured ten other here today this evening at around 6 pm. A bolero pick-up bearing the registration number AS 23BC 5654 hired for selling vegetables at Bordumsa Thursday by vegetable sellers belong to Chakma community of D…


Parsuram Kund decked up for holy dip

January 11, 2017 11:41PM

Bishnu Rana I Tezu

The famous pilgrimage hub of the North – Eastern most part of India ‘Parsuram Kund’ has decked up for holy dip for the auspicious occasion of Makar Shankranti on 14th January next. 

The DC visited the site and has been constantly monitoring the preparation for the s…


Rural Water Supply in doldrums in Bordumsa; PHE defends, says onus is on the people to come forward and cooperate

January 11, 2017 11:04PM

Laxman Sharma

Bordumsa: In what testimonies, a clear non- trickling down of Governmental welfare schemes from the highest departmental level to the local level, the sorry state of rural water supply in Bordumsa Circle provides a perfect example of a total non-functional entity of  governmental sc…


Khonsa DC convened coordination meeting for Republic day celebration

January 11, 2017 10:15PM

ET Bureau

Khonsa: A Co-ordination meeting was held under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner, Tirap District, Khonsa Ravi Jha, IAS in the Kamlesh Joshi Conference Hall of the DC’s office, Khonsa on Tuesday in connection with the celebration of Republic Day on 26th Jan’2017 to chalk ou…


Unfair distribution of CGI sheets at Bordumsa alleged; BDO clarifies, terms allegation as manipulated

January 11, 2017 03:34PM


BDO of Bordumsa, Mr Gamlin alleged that few local youths of the area entered the premises and tried to obstruct the employees and the beneficiaries in the proceedings on the ground of suspicion, took snapshots and videos and uploaded in the social media to malign his …


HOPE Foundation of Deomali distributes relief materials for Wakka Fire victims

January 2, 2017 07:49PM

ET Correspondent

Deomali: H.O.P.E. Foundation, a Deomali based NGO initiated a noble steps to help the Fire Victims of Wakka with door to door collection of used winter cloths, blankets, baby clothes, shoes and other relief materials along with rice bags from foundation.

The relief materi…


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