Arunachal Pradesh

  • 36 security personnel among 76 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal
    Itanagar, August 11 (PTI): Seventy-six more people, including 36 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state''s tally to 2,231 on Tuesday, a senior health department official said. Barring nine, all of them are asymptomatic, the official said. Of the 76 new cases, 23 were reported in West Kameng, 15 from Capital Complex region, six each from East Siang and Changlang districts, five from Upper Subansiri, four each from Lepar
  • 20 security personnel among 38 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal
    Itanagar, August 10 (PTI): Thirty-eight more people, including 20 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 2,155 on Monday, a health official said. Eleven of the fresh cases were reported in East Kameng district, five in East Siang, four in Lower Siang, three each in the Capital Complex region and West Siang and Tirap districts, two each in Anjaw, Papumpare, Tawang and Namsai and one in Upper Sia
  • 68 fresh cases take Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 2,117
    Itanagar, August 9 (PTI): At least 68 more people, including 36 security personnel and a healthcare professional, have tested positive for coronavirus in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state''s total count to 2,117, a Health Department official said on Sunday. Of the fresh cases, 10 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 20 from East Kameng district, 12 from West Siang, five each from Tirap and Lower Siang, four each from West Kameng and Namsai, three each from East S
  • ACCI threatens to go on 72-hour shutter down strike
    Itanagar, August 8 (PTI): The Arunachal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has threatened to go on a 72-hour shutter down strike from Monday over its demand for automatic renewal of trade licences and gap funding of traders through bank loans, officials said. ACCI president Tarh Nachung and general secretary Toko Tatung on Friday told reporters that they had submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Pema Khandu on April 27 and to chief secretary Naresh Kumar on July 31 about the
  • Arunachal's COVID-19 tally crosses 2,000-mark with 101 fresh cases
    Itanagar, August 8 (PTI)" Arunachal Pradesh''s coronavirus tally crossed the 2,000-mark on Saturday as 101 more people, including 46 security personnel, tested positive for the disease, a Health Department official said. With the fresh infections, the total number of cases rose to 2,049, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said. Of the new cases, 11 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 34 from East Kameng district, 21 from East Siang, 12 from Changlang, s
  • 32 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Arunachal Pradesh
    Itanagar, August 5 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday reported 32 fresh COVID-19 cases including 13 security personnel, taking the northeastern state''s tally to 1,790, a senior health official said. Of the 32 new cases, eight were reported from Lohit district, Lower Siang (7), East Siang (4), West Kameng and Capital Complex three each, Changlang, Tirap and Papumpare reported two cases each and one from East Kameng district, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said.
  • BSNL 2G mobile services launched in remote Vijaynagar circle of Arunachal Pradesh
    Itanagar, August 4 (PTI): The people of inaccessible Vijaynagar administrative circle in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, have a reason to smile, as the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has recently launched its mobile 2G services in the area through satellite network. The 4,400 people of the remote circle located close to the Indo-Myanmar border, who are deprived of surface communication as of date, now would be able to communicate with people from the rest of the world
  • 26 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,698
    Itanagar, August 3 (PTI): Twenty-six more people, including two health workers, have tested positive for COVID- 19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s virus count to 1,698 on Monday, a senior health official said. Eight new cases were reported from the Capital Complex region, six from Lohit district, four from East Siang, three from West Kameng, two from East Kameng and one each from Leparada, Lower Dibang Valley and Changlang districts, State Surveillance
  • Ease in lockdown restrictions in Arunachal''s Capital Complex from Monday
    Itanagar, August 2 (PTI): With the month-long lockdown in the capital complex of Arunachal Pradesh coming to an end at 5 am on August 3, the state has decided to ease restrictions in its non-containment zones, allowing shops, and other business establishments to operate for nine hours, six days a week. Addressing a virtual press meet, Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar said the cabinet, during a meeting headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, approved a new set of guidelines, which will be
  • 83 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,673
    Itanagar, August 2 (PTI): Eighty-three more people, including 14 security personnel and seven healthcare workers, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, taking the state''s tally to 1,673, an official said. Of the new cases, 38 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 10 from East Siang district, eight from Tirap, seven from West Kameng, four each from Lower Siang and Upper Siang, three each from Tawang and Lower Subansiri, two each from Namsai an
  • Biggest single-day spike of 107 COVID-19 cases in Arunachal,
    Itanagar, August 1 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday reported its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases as 107 more people, including 40 security personnel, tested positive for the disease, taking the state''s tally to 1,591, a Health Department official said. Of the fresh cases, 22 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 38 from Changlang district, 14 from East Siang, 12 from East Kameng, 11 from Namsai, four from Longding and one each from Lower Dibang Valle
  • 91 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh; tally rises to 1,330
    Itanagar, July 29 (PTI): Ninety-one people, including 19 security personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 1,330 on Wednesday, a senior health department official said. Of the total cases, 710 are active as 617 people have recovered from the disease and three have died, state Surveillance Officer L Jampa said. The Capital Complex region reported 28 cases, followed by Changlang district (18), East Kameng
  • 81 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,239
    Itanagar, July 28 (PTI): Eighty-one more people, including 14 BRTF and two Assam Rifles personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 1,239 on Tuesday, a senior health official said. Fifty-one new cases were reported in the Capital Complex region, 12 in Tawang district, nine in Changlang, four in Tirap, two in West Siang and one each in Lohit, Lower Dibang Valley and Upper Siang districts, State Surveillance O
  • NSCN (R) militant arrested in Arunachal
    Itanagar, July 28 (PTI): A cadre of the NSCN (Reformation) outfit has been arrested in Arunachal Pradesh''s Changlang district, police said on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Assam Rifles and CRPF personnel launched an operation and nabbed the militant in Changlang town on Monday evening, district Superintendent of Police (SP) Mihin Gambo said. The arrested militant has been identified as Noksom Tangha, the outfit''s self-styled revenue in-charge of
  • 32 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,158
    Itanagar, July 27 (PTI): Thirty-two more people, including six ITBP personnel, have tested positive for COVID- 19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 1,158 on Monday, a senior health official said. Eleven fresh cases were reported in Seppa, the district headquarters of East Kameng, eight in Changlang district, six in Upper Siang, five in the Capital Complex region and one each in East Siang and Lower Subansiri districts, State Surveillance Offi
  • 70 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1,126
    Itanagar, July 26 (PTI): Seventy more people, including nine security personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, taking the northeastern state''s tally of such cases to 1,126, a senior health official said. Thirty-seven fresh cases were reported in the Capital Complex region, 12 in Changlang district, six in Tirap, four each in Tawang and Papum Pare, two each in East Siang and Lohit and a case each was registered in Lower Siang, Siang and West Si
  • 42 new COVID cases in Arunachal, tally 991
    Itanagar, July 24 (PTI): Forty-two more people, including three Army personnel, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, taking the tally to 991, the Health Department said. Of the new cases, 33 were from the Capital Complex, followed by four in Namsai district, three from West Siang and one each from Lower Dibang Valley and Papum Pare, State Surveillance Officer L Jampa said. There are 654 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while
  • 50 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 790
    Itanagar, July 21 (PTI): Fifty more people, including nine Army jawans and six police personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s tally to 790 on Tuesday, a senior health official said. Thirty-four fresh cases were reported in the Capital Complex region, 10 in the border district of Tawang, five in Lower Subansiri and one in West Siang, he said. Nine Army jawans are among those infected in Tawan district situated alo
  • Medical team traverses muddy roads, crosses flooded river to home quarantine woman in remote Arunachal hamlet
    Itanagar, July 21 (PTI): A medical team traversed landslide-prone muddy roads and crossed a flooded river to home quarantine a woman and her contacts in a remote hamlet in Arunachal Pradesh''s Papum Pare district, officials said on Tuesday. The woman had recently sneaked into neighbouring Assam''s Sonitpur district to meet her relatives without informing authorities of either state and returned to her Karbi Colony hamlet on July 18, sparking fears among her neighbour
  • ANSAM condemns killing of NSCN (IM) cadres
    Newmai News Network Senapati | July 20  The All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM), while condemning the killing of six NSCN (IM) cadres near Nginu village in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh by the security forces on July 11, has alleged that there has been a “constant attempt from the Government of India to limit the extent of the Indo-Naga ceasefire agreement by giving it a territorial interpretation when the ceasefire is between two entities