July 28, 2017

Govt wants NE development fast-tracked: Rajnath

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-06
AIZAWL, Jun 12: The Centre is committed to fast-tracking the development initiatives in the North East, especially in border areas, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Monday. Addressing a meeting of the chief ministers of the four north eastern states that share border with Myanmar, Singh said

Arunachal ratifies Goods and Services Tax Bill

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
By Staff REPORTER ITANAGAR, May 12: Arunachal Pradesh on Friday became the 12th state in India and second in North East after Assam, to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill which was passed by both house of the Parliament. Chief Minister Pema Khandu introduced the Arunachal Pradesh

Assembly pays tribute to Tazap

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
By Staff REPORTER ITANAGAR, May 12: The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly on Friday paid tribute to former minister Ngurang Tazap, who died in a city hospital at Guwahati in Assam on March 18 last due to prolonged illness. Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Speaker lead the house in making obituary

Photo collection of Guv’s events released

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
ITANAGAR, May 12: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday released a photographic collection of Arunachal Pradesh Governor PB Acharya’s programmes and events from January 28 to May 6 at the Raj Bhavan. The collection is titled ‘Towards the Vision of New India’. Releasing the book, the chief

Rijiju pitches for upholding parliamentary values

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
ITANAGAR, May 12: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday pitched for upholding the value of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly.             He was speaking in the pre-session meeting on the occasion of commencement of first sitting of special session

Demand for Nyishi Heritage Village at Yazali

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
Staff REPORTER* ITANAGAR, May 12: PRI members of Yachuli assembly constituency led by Takampassa ASM Tao Ror said Nyishi Elite Society (NES) president Bengia Tolum has vested interest in shifting the Heritage Village site from Yazali in Lower Subansiri to Hoj in Papum Pare Addressing reporters here on Friday, Ror

Deal with NSCN-IM not at cost of our land: AAPSU to Rajnath

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
ITANAGAR, May 12: A delegation of All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) on Friday submitted a memorandum to Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, seeking clarity on the contentious ‘Framework Agreement’ between the Centre and the NSCN-IM. AAPSU president Hawa Bagang and general secretary

PM asks people to pledge to create ‘New India’ by 2022

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-03
NEW DELHI, Mar 12: A day after the massive poll victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appeared to be setting his sights beyond the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as he asked the countrymen to join him in building a new India by 2022.

Disaster at Laptap: 14 feared dead in landslide

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-07
Staff REPORTER* ITANAGAR, Jul 11: A massive landslide has reportedly buried 14 people alive at Laptap village in the state’s Sagalee subdivision Tuesday afternoon. Laptap is 20 km from Sagalee, the sub-divisional headquarters of Papum Pare district, and almost 110 km from Itanagar. Sagalee Additional Deputy Commissioner

Guv visits Nanaji library

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-07
ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Arunachal Pradesh Governor PB Acharya visited the Nanaji Deshmukh Public Library cum e-Library managed by a non-governmental organisation at Vivek Vihar here on Tuesday. State ministers Tamiyo Taga and Dr Mohesh Chai, state Bharatiya Janata Party President Tapir Gao and many party functionaries accompanied him.

Community awareness programme 

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-07
 ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The Capital Complex district disaster management authority (DDMA) in collaboration with 12th Bn E-Coy of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday organized a community awareness programme on the basic do’s and don’ts of disaster management at the North East Institute of Nursing here

Meeting on water crisis

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-07
Staff REPORTER NAHARLAGUN, Jul 11: Concerned over the increasing water crisis in Capital Complex, parliamentary secretary for PWD and urban development, Techi Kaso, on Tuesday convened a meeting with the officials of the PHE and water supply department here. The officials of the PHE during the meeting informed that
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