Itanagar

  • MLA among 95 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; death toll mounts to 5
    Itanagar, August 15 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 caseload rose to 2,607 on Saturday as 95 more people, including a legislator, tested positive for the infection, while one more fatality pushed its coronavirus death toll to five, a health official said. Fifty paramilitary personnel are among the new patients, he said. A 55-year-old cart puller from Namsai district died due to COVID-19 at Tezu Zonal Hospital on Friday, State Surveillance Officer Dr L Jampa said.
  • Khandu urges people of Arunachal to adapt to ''new normal'' to defeat COVID-19
    Itanagar, August 15 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday exhorted the people to adapt to the ''new normal'' to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the northeastern state. Khandu, while unfurling the Tri-colour at the Indira Gandhi Park here on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, said people must adhere to safety measures like hand sanitisation, wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing to defeat COVID-19. The public was not
  • Arunachal Pradesh reports fourth COVID-19 death, 82 new cases
    Itanagar, August 14 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh reported its fourth Covid-19 fatality, even as 82 new cases were detected in the state, a Health Department official said on Friday. The state''s tally rose to 2,512 with the detection of the new cases, he said. A personnel of the Assam Rifles who was undergoing treatment at the military hospital in Likabali in Lower Siang district died after being shifted to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh on August
  • 61 security personnel among 96 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal
    Itanagar, August 12 (PTI): Ninety-six more people, including 61 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 2,327 on Wednesday, a senior health official said. Anjaw district reported the highest number of fresh infections at 27, followed by Capital Complex (19), West Siang (16), Lohit (12), Papumpare (eight), East Siang (six), Changlang (four) and East Kameng and Lower Dibang Valley (two each), the
  • Will strongly oppose any territorial changes to Arunachal: AAPSU on Naga talks
    Itanagar, August 12 (PTI): The AAPSU appealed to the Centre on Wednesday to keep Arunachal Pradesh away from any kind of "territorial changes" while finding a solution to the decades-old Naga political problem. The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) stated that the talks should not affect the state and its people in any way. We welcome the initiative taken by the successive governments in resolving the Naga issue. However, we would also like to make it clear t
  • 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
  • Arunachal Pradesh''s COVID-19 tally rises to 1,948
    Itanagar, August 7 (PTI): Ninety-three more people including 68 security personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s tally to 1,948, a senior health official said on Friday. Of the total 1,948 COVID-19 cases, 700 are active as 1,245 have recovered from the disease and three have died, he said. The fresh cases were reported from Namsai district (55), Lohit (10), East Kameng (8), Capital Complex and Tawang six each, two
  • 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
  • 60 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; tally rises to 1,752
    Itanagar, August 4 (PTI): Sixty more people, including 13 security personnel and four health workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state''s caseload to 1,752 on Tuesday, a senior health official said. Of the 60 new cases, 14 were reported from East Siang followed by Namsai (13), Changlang (9), Lower Siang (6), five each from East Kameng and Capital Complex, three each from Papum Pare and West Siang and one each from Longding
  • 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
  • 74 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; count rises to 1484
    Itanagar, July 31 (PTI): Seventy-four more people, including five security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state''s tally to 1,484, a Health Department official said on Friday. Of the fresh cases, 21 were reported from the Capital Complex region, 17 from Changlang district, 10 from Lower Subansiri, nine from Namsai, seven from Tawang, four from Papum Pare and one each from East Kameng, East Siang, Lohit, Dibang Valley, Siang and
  • 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