Itanagar

  • 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),
  • China confirms 5 missing Arunachal youth found on their side: Rijiju
    Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), September 8 (IANS): Five persons from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on Friday, have been found in the Chinese territory, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday. Rijiju, the Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister and an MP from Arunachal Pradesh, said in a tweet: "China's PLA has responded to the hotline message sent by Indian Army. They have confirmed that the missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on their side.
  • 139 new cases push Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 4,914
    Itanagar, September 6 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally inched closer to the 5,000-mark on Sunday as 139 more people, including 20 security personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh infections have taken the northeastern state''s caseload to 4,914, he said. The Capital Complex region reported the highest number of new cases at 58, followed by 13 in West Siang district, State Surveillance Officer, Dr L Jampa, said.
  • Arunachal Assembly Speaker writes to Union Minister about ''erratic'' BSNL service in Shi-Yomi district
    Itanagar, September 2 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Passang Dorjee Sona has apprised Union Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad about the "erratic" BSNL network at Shi-Yomi his home district, and requested him for resolving the issue. The Speaker, in a letter to Prasad on Tuesday, said Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) service in Shi-Yomi district is "erratic" as a result of which people are facing problems. In th
  • Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rises to 4,212
    Itanagar, September 2 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rose to 4,212 as 100 more people including 17 security personnel tested positive for coronavirus, a senior Health department official said on Wednesday. Of the 100 fresh cases, 35 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 14 from Papumpare, 10 from Changlang, 7 from East Kameng, 6 from East Siang and five each from West Kameng, Anjaw and Tawang districts respectively, the official said. Four cases were
  • 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
  • 78 fresh cases take Arunachal''s COVID-19 tally to 3,633
    Itanagar, August 28 (PTI): Seventy-eight more people, including 22 Army personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state''s tally to 3,633, a health department official said on Friday. Of the new cases, 15 were reported from West Kameng, 14 each from the Capital Complex region and Upper Siang, eight from Papumpare, five from Tirap, four from Changlang, three each from East Siang and Tawang districts. Two fresh cases each were also reported fr
  • 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
  • AR apprehends one Yung Aung-led NSCN (K) cadre
    Itanagar, August 19 (MExN): One cadre of the Yung Aung-led NSCN (K) was apprehended in Arunachal Pradesh on August 15. According to a press release from the Assam Rifles (AR), based on specific intelligence regarding presence of a UG cadre in general area New Shallang village, Changlang, troops of Assam Rifles launched an operation and apprehended 27 year old Sergeant Major Alem Konyak of the Yung Aung-led NSCN (K). Recoveries included one mobile phone, one combat dress and Rs 5,100 in
  • Highest single-day spike of 133 COVID-19 cases push
    Itanagar, August 19 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its highest-single day spike in COVID-19 cases as 133 people, including 29 security personnel, tested positive for the infection on Wednesday, a health official said. The fresh infections have pushed the state''s caseload to 2,875, he said. The northeastern state had reported its previous highest-single day spike of 107 COVID-19 cases on August 1. Of the 133 fresh cases, 65 were reported in Upper Subansiri district,
  • 40 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh
    Itanagar, August 18 (PTI): Forty more people, including 13 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state''s total caseload to 2,741, a senior Health department official said on Tuesday. Of the 40 new cases, 10 were reported from the Capital Complex region, eight from West Kameng district, six from Changlang, four from Tawang, three from Papumpare, two each from East Kameng and East Siang and one each from West Siang, Upper Sian
  • Itanagar selected for Urban forest scheme
    Itanagar, August 17 (PTI): The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (EFCC) has selected Arunachal Pradesh Capital for implementation of the ''Nagar Van'' or Urban Forest scheme. The ''Nagar Van'' is a scheme being launched by the ministry that envisages creating forests in 200 urban cities across the country on public-private-partnership basis. The ministry would offer an initial grant of Rs 2 crore for fencing, maintenance and
  • 43 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh
    Itanagar, August 17 (PTI): Forty-three more people, including 14 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state''s total caseload to 2,701, a senior Health department official said on Monday. Of the 43 new cases, 10 each were reported from the Capital Complex region and West Kameng district, five from Lower Dibang Valley, four from Changlang, three each from Tawang, Upper Subansiri and East Siang, two from Leparada and one each
  • 51 more COVID-19 cases in Arunachal take tally to 2,658
    Itanagar, August 16 (PTI): At least 51 more people, including 28 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state''s tally to 2,658, a senior health department official said on Sunday. Barring two, all of them are asymptomatic, he said. Twenty-three people were discharged from various hospitals in the state, pushing the number of recoveries to 1,771, the official said. Of the 51 new cases, three were reported from the Capita