Itanagar

  • Arrangements complete for tomorrow's RS polls in Arunachal Pradesh June 18, 2014

    Itanagar: Two candidates are in the fray for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Arunachal Pradesh where all arrangements have been completed for Thursday's polling. While sitting MP Mukut Mithi is the Congress candidate, opposition BJP pitted former MLA Tapen Siga. Assistant returning officer K Habung said...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Missing poll official found dead April 18, 2014

    Itanagar: A polling official who went missing on April 9 from Siine Village of East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, was found murdered in a gorge here, police said on Friday. "Police recovered the body of Mathew Dabi from a gorge near the village yesterday," East Siang SP D Arya said...
  • Arunachal police seize Rs one crore from candidate's vehicle April 8, 2014

    Itanagar: An amount of over Rs one crore was on Saturday seized from the vehicle of a candidate in Yazali of Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, police said. Acting on a tip-off from the election office, police intercepted the vehicle and seized an amount of Rs 1.84 crore,...
  • Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam's body flown to Itanagar February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of the 19yearold student from Arunachal Pradesh who was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi was flown to his home in Itanagar. However, in the national capital the supporters of Nido Taniam continued to protest over his death. Students congregated at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, a...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: 28 dead in floods and landslides September 29, 2012

    Itanagar: Twentyeight people died and one went missing in floods and other rainrelated incidents in Arunachal Pradesh this year, state Water Resources Development Minister Newlai Tingkhatra told the Assembly on Saturday. Sixteen people died in two consecutive floods that hit the state since June this year, while seven landsliderelated death...
  • Tigress killed, hacked into pieces at Arunachal zoo September 26, 2012

    Itanagar: A tigress was killed and hacked into pieces in her enclosure by poachers at Itanagar zoo on Tuesday. The poachers broke in and killed the sixyearold tigress on Tuesday night reportedly taking advantage of the absence of the three guards on duty. The guards had gone for their dinner and...
  • Arunachal: Journalist shot at, CM promises action July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A journalist was shot at by unknown assailants in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday evening. The journalist was identified as Tongam Rina, an Associate Editor with the Arunachal Times. The incident took place as the victim was entering her office in capital Itanagar. No arrests have been made so far...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Woman journalist shot at in Itanagar July 15, 2012

    Tongam Rina, Associate Editor of the Arunachal Times is now in hospital undergoing a surgery. ...
  • Arunachal Times journalist shot at in Itanagar July 15, 2012

    Itanagar: A woman journalist was shot at by unknown gunmen and critically injured on Sunday when she was entering her office in Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. Gunmen shot journalist Tongam Rina of the Arunachal Times from close range when she was entering her office at about 6:15 pm, police said. Thirtyfouryearold Rina...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Three killed in landslides July 19, 2011

    Itanagar: Three persons including two minors were buried alive, while several others were seriously injured this morning when massive landslides triggered by torrential rain washed away several dwellings in and around the state capital, police sources said. A three-year-old girl died when landslide hit her house near Pachali power house...
  • Jarbom Gamlin sworn in as Arunchal CM May 5, 2011

    Itanagar: Jarbom Gamlin was on Thursday night sworn in as Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh replacing Dorjee Khandu who was killed in a helicopter crash. Gamlin, 50, who was Power Minister in Khandu cabinet, was administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor JJ Singh at the Raj Bhavan. A student of...
  • Bad weather hampers search for Arunachal CM May 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Massive search operations to find missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu began at 5:30 am on Sunday with the SSB and ITBP personnel joining the Army in the massive search operation. However, bad weather hampered the search operation as helicopters could not take off for the search operation....