Arunachal

  • Arunachal: Bridge over Ego river to be built in 8-10 days
    Itanagar, September 28 (PTI): More than a week after a bridge over the Ego river was severely damaged due to flash flood and landslide in Arunachal Pradesh, Union minister Kiren Rijiju has said a temporary structure will be built in the next 8-10 days to restore communication between Lower Siang and Lepa Rada districts. The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHDCL) has already procured materials for setting up the temporary bridge, he said. "On
  • 84 constables test positive for COVID-19 while undergoing training in Arunachal
    Itanagar, September 25 (PTI): Eighty-four newly-recruited constables undergoing training at the Police Training Centre in Banderdwa in Arunachal Pradesh have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past three days, officials said on Friday. The recruits who have tested positive are all male and belong to the D, E and F companies of the state police, superintendent of police (SIT) Hemant Tiwari said. They were living in separate barracks, he said. The recruits arrived at the traini
  • Arunachal reports record 249 new COVID-19 cases, 1 fresh fatality
    Itanagar, September 23 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh registered its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as 249 people, including seven security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. One more patient has succumbed to the infection, taking the northeastern state''s coronavirus death toll to 14, he said. The fresh infections have pushed Arunachal Pradesh''s caseload to 7,844, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said.
  • Arunachal's COVID-19 tally crosses 7,000-mark with 183 new cases
    Itanagar, September 19 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally crossed the 7,000-mark on Saturday as 183 more people, including 28 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh infections have taken the northeastern state''s caseload to 7,005, he said. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 93, followed by Papumpare (32) and Lower Dibang Valley (10), State Surveillance Officer, Dr
  • 159 new cases push Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 6,851
    Itanagar, September 18 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rose to 6,851 on Friday as 159 more people, including 15 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 88, followed by West Kameng (11) and Lower Subansiri (11), he said. "Eleven Army jawans and four Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel are among the new patients," State Surveillan
  • Arunachal Pradesh reports 170 new Covid-19 cases
    Itanagar, September 16 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 6,466 as 170 more people, including 24 security personnel have tested positive for the virus, a health department official said on Wednesday. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 13 in the northeastern state after two people in Changlang district succumbed to the infection, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said. "A 63-year-old non-tribal woman with Covid-19 positive from Miao in Changlang dist
  • 176 new cases push Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 6,298
    Itanagar, September 15 (PTI): The COVID-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 6,298 as 176 more people, including nine security personnel, have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Tuesday. The death toll rose to 11 in the northeastern state after a 50-year-old man, who was working at a primary health centre near here, succumbed to the infection, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. "The man had tested positive for the disease on September 3 and was in
  • Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally crosses 6,000-mark
    Itanagar, September 14 (PTI): The COVID-19 caseload in Arunachal Pradesh crossed the 6000-mark with 146 fresh cases reported in the northeastern state, a senior Health department official said on Monday. With the fresh cases, the total virus count in the state rose to 6,121, the official said. Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang has also tested positive for COVID-19, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said. Of the fresh 146 cases, Capital Comp
  • RKM Hospital in Itanagar shuts for a week as COVID-19 cases among staff spike
    Itanagar, September 13 (PTI): The Rama Krishna Mission Hospital in Itanagar will temporarily stop all its services for a week from Monday after a spike in COVID-19 cases among its staff, sources at the medical facility said. Emergency services in the hospital have also been stopped from Sunday, they said. The decision was taken at a meeting between the hospital authorities and the staff on Saturday, they added. Twenty-five health workers, including three doctors, were found to
  • 154 new cases take Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 5,825
    Itanagar, September 12 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally mounted to 5,825 as 154 more people, including three security personnel and two health workers, have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Saturday. The death toll rose to 10 in the northeastern state after a 38-year-old woman succumbed to the infection, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. "The woman was working at the Ramakrishna Mission Hospital here and admitted to a COVID Hea
  • Record 221 new cases push Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 5,402
    Itanagar, September 9 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as 221 more people, including 59 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a health official said. One more fatality has taken the northeastern state''s coronavirus death toll to nine, he said. The fresh infections have pushed Arunachal Pradesh''s caseload to 5,402, State Surveillance Officer, Dr L Jampa, said. Papumpare district repo
  • Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 5,180
    Itanagar, September 8 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 caseload rose to 5,180 as 180 more people including 11 security personnel and four health care workers have tested positive for the virus, a senior Health department official said on Tuesday. The Capital complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 42, followed by Anjaw (25), Papumpare (15), 14 each in East Siang and Longding, West Siang (12), 11 each in Lohit and Lower Dibang Valley and Changlang (10),
  • Biggest one-day spike of 157 COVID-19 cases in Arunachal takes
    Itanagar, August 31 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike of 157 COVID-19 cases, which pushed the tally in the northeastern state to 4,034 on Monday, a senior official here said. Barring 13, all new patients are asymptomatic. "Eight army men, 25 paramilitary personnel, 52 state police personnel and 23 firefighters are among the new patients," State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. Of the 157 fresh cases, 46 were reported from Changlang,
  • Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 3,877
    Itanagar, August 30 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 caseload rose to 3,877, with 132 more people testing positive for coronavirus, a senior Health department official said on Sunday. Of the 132 new cases, 31 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 27 from West Kameng, 12 each from Papumpare and Tawang, 10 from East Siang, 8 from Tirap and 7 from East Kameng, the official said. Five cases were also reported from West Siang, four each from Upper Siang and Lower
  • 112 new cases push Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 3,745; death toll rises to seven
    Itanagar, August 29 (PTI): The COVID-19 tally of Arunachal Pradesh rose to 3,745 on Saturday as 112 more people tested positive for the infection, while two more fatalities pushed the state''s coronavirus death toll to seven, a health department official said. A 65-year-old woman from Naharlagun area in the Capital Complex region and an Army man, aged 44, succumbed to the disease, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. "The woman died at a Dedicated COVID Hospit
  • Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rises to 3,263
    Itanagar, August 24 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rose to 3,263, with 40 more people including 17 security personnel testing positive for Coronavirus, a senior Health department official said on Monday. The new COVID-19 cases were reported from Capital Complex region (11), West Siang district (8), Changlang (7), West Kameng (6) and one each from Leparada, Anjaw, Tawang, Upper Subansiri, Tirap, Lower Siang, Lower Subansiri and East Siang districts respectively, t
  • Congress protests at Guwahati airport against privatisation
    Guwahati/Itanagar, August 24 (PTI): The opposition Congress on Monday staged a protest at the Guwahati airport against the Centre''s decision to privatise it by leasing out to Adani Enterprises for 50 years. Besides, the Airport Authority Employees Union (AAEU) has been agitating every day since August 19 when the Centre decided to privatise the Guwahati, Jaipur and Thiruvananthapuram airports. "The Congress has been protesting since 2018 when the BJP government deci
  • 60 fresh cases take Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 3,126
    Itanagar, August 22 (PTI): Sixty more people, including 14 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state''s tally to 3,126, a health department official said on Saturday. Of the new cases, 14 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 11 from Changlang, 10 from West Kameng, five from East Siang and four each from East Kameng and Namsai. Three fresh cases each were detected in West Siang and Tawang, two each in Papumpare,
  • Security forces apprehend 3 NSCN cadres in Arunachal Pradesh
    Itanagar, August 21 (PTI): Security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have apprehended three cadres of various factions of the NSCN during joint operations in Changlang district, police said on Friday. A joint team of Changlang police, 9 Assam Rifles and 149 Battalion of CRPF, during an operation on Thursday, apprehended one self-styled second lieutenant of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Reformation). The NSCN-R cadre was apprehended from New Sallang village in the distric
  • Arunachal's COVID-19 tally crosses 3,000-mark with 116 fresh cases
    Itanagar, August 21 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s coronavirus tally crossed the 3,000-mark on Friday as 116 more people, including 36 security personnel, tested positive for the disease, a Health Department official said. With the fresh infections, the total number of cases rose to 3,066, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. Of the new cases, seven were reported from the Capital Complex region, 32 from Changlang district, 20 from West Kameng, 19 from East Siang and 1