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Tag: Arunachal Pradesh

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President Kovind, PM Modi And Others Greet Arunachal Pradesh And Mizoram On Statehood Days

President Kovind Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders on Sunday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day.

Pema Khandu Hoists 104 Ft Tall National Flag At Tawang
Pema Khandu Hoists 104 Ft Tall National Flag At Tawang

Taking to Twitter, Khandu said, Proud to dedicate to patriotic people of Arunachal a 104 ft national flag, which was hoisted today at Ngangpa Natme (Buddha Park) in Tawang.

Indian Army Enhances Deployment Of Air Assets Near Border With China In Arunachal Region

The Indian Army has enhanced deployment of air assets, including unmanned aircraft, near the borders with China in the Arunachal Pradesh region.

Sela Tunnel In Arunachal Will Bolster National Security: Rajnath Sigh
Sela Tunnel In Arunachal Will Bolster National Security: Rajnath Singh

Apart from presiding over breakthrough blast of main tube of Sela Tunnel via video conferencing, Singh flagged-off a motorcycle expedition at an event organised by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in New Delhi.

New Frog Species Discovered In Adi Hills Of Arunachal Pradesh
New Frog Species Discovered In Adi Hills Of Arunachal Pradesh

The discovery was made as biologists investigated a group of medium to large sized Cascade Frogs from Northeast India over the last five years.

Annular Solar Eclipse On June 10
Annular Solar Eclipse On June 10, To Be Visible In India Only From 2 Places

The annular solar eclipse occurs when the sun, moon and the earth come in a straight line and almost on the same plane. It is a partial eclipse when a ring of fire appears in the sky.

Five People Abducted By PLA In Arunachal Pradesh, Claims Congress MLA

Itanagar: Amid the escalating tension between and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Congress MLA Ninong Ering from Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday claimed that People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has abducted five persons from Upper Subansiri district of the State. “SHOCKING NEWS: Five people from Upper Subansiri district of our state Arunachal Pradesh have […]

Missing Odisha Man Found In Arunachal Hills After Nearly 2 Decades

Gajapati: It was hard to believe for the family members of Jagpati Kargi. But that is how life is – uncertain and full of surprises. Jagpati, a native of Rayagada block in Gajapati district went missing nearly two decades back. Nobody exactly knew where we went and as years passed by and he did not […]

6 NSCN (IM) Insurgents Killed In Encounter In Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi: Six National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) insurgents were neutralised in an encounter with the security forces in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. Based on the specific intelligence inputs regarding presence of armed insurgents, two columns were launched by the Assam Rifles in Khonsa area, which is nearly 50 kilometres East […]

8 People Including 4 Children Killed In Arunachal Landslides

Itanagar: At least eight people, including four children, from two families were buried alive and three injured in two separate landslides in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday. Officials said that the two landslides triggered by incessant rain during the past few days, occurred in Papum Pare district and at Modirijo in between Itanagar and Naharlagun. Officials […]

Respect! Vicky Kaushal Makes Rotis For Indian Soldiers

“How’s the Josh”–It’s now high, round and tasty because “Uri: The Surgical Strike” star Vicky Kaushal, has turned into a chef for the soldiers posted  at the Indo-China border of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. The Bollywood star is currently spending time with the Indian Army. On Thursday, Vicky took to Instagram and shared a few […]

Defence Minister pays tribute to IAF personnel killed in AN-32 crash

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday paid tributes to five of the 13 air-warriors, who lost their lives in the AN-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3. Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa was also present at the ceremony held at the Palam Technical area here. On Thursday, Air Marshal R.D. Mathur, Air […]

Will go into AN-32 crash, ensure such incidents don't reoccur: IAF chief

Hyderabad: The Indian Air Force would ascertain the cause of the recent crash of an AN-32 aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and take steps to ensure that such incidents do not recur, IAF chief B S Dhanoa said Saturday. His comments came days after the wreckage of the aircraft was found in a remote area in […]

IAF lead massive ops underway in Arunachal to reach AN-32 crash site

Itanagar: The Indian Air Force, Army and the civil administration of Arunachal Pradesh started a massive operation on Wednesday to reach the site where the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force had crashed on June 3, a defence official said. “The rescue mission of inducting teams to the crash site, by helicopters has begun. […]

66 per cent voter turnout in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar: An estimated 66 per cent of the voters in Arunachal Pradesh exercised their franchise on Thursday to elect members of the state Assembly and the two Lok Sabha MPs, an election official said. Arunachal Pradesh has a total of 7,94,162 voters, including 4,01,601 women. Elections to the state Assembly and two Lok Sabha seats […]

Modi's Arunachal Pradesh visit would aggravate border dispute, says China

Beijing: China on Saturday opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh and said such actions would “escalate” and “complicate” border dispute. Modi on Saturday inaugurated several developmental projects during his one-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as its own and dubs South Tibet. “China’s position on the Sino-Indian border issue is […]

When Salman Khan went on a cycling trip with Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

Mechuka (Arunachal Pradesh): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan went cycling with Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in Arunachal Pradesh to promote an adventure festival here. Rijiju on Friday posted a string of photographs and captioned it: “Hearty congratulations to the winners of Dalmia MTB Arunachal Hornbill’s Flight 2018 Cycling Race. Hats off […]

Sitharaman to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will arrive here on Tuesday to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Dibang Valley district, a defence official said here. The Defence Ministry confirmed her visit in a tweet on Monday night: “Continuing the tradition of celebrating Diwali with the families of our soldiers, Smt @nsitharaman will celebrate […]

Arunachal MP seeks survey on snow leopards in the state

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Lok Sabha MP Ninong Ering has requested Union Forest Minster Harshvardhan for a survey in the state to find the number of snow leopards in the state. The letter follows photographic evidence of the presence of snow leopards at Thembang area in West Kameng district of the mountain state recently which was […]

IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, five dead

New Delhi: A Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday killing five personnel onboard. The chopper crashed around 6 a.m. while it was on an Air Maintenance Mission, IAF sources said. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

Will move SC for change in order on Chakma refugees: Rijiju

New Delhi: The Centre will move the Supreme Court to seek modification of its order to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees since it could unbalance the social and demographic structure of Arunachal Pradesh, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday. The Minister of State for Home told reporters here that the Supreme Court […]

NCP dissolved in Meghalaya, merges with NPP

Itanagar: In a huge blow to Sharad Pawar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday dissolved the party and merged it with the National People’s Party (NPP) in the state. The dissolution of the NCP in this BJP-ruled the state came after NCP leaders alleged that NCP President Sharad Pawar showed “no […]

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu
Arunachal CM congratulates police for arresting miscreants

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has congratulated the state police for arresting four miscreants who were involved in an extortion attempt on the Director of Audit and Pension. Appreciating the police for arresting all the culprits within three days, Khandu said that it exemplified the efficiency and commitment of the police in maintaining […]

India's longest bridge over Brahmaputra to bring Assam, Arunachal closer

Guwahati: Bringing Assam and Arunachal Pradesh closer, the country’s longest river bridge — at 9.15 km – over the mighty Brahmaputra, is to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. The bridge which links Dhola to Sadiya — located near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border — in Assam’s Tinsukia district, will cut travel time […]

Indian mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa
Indian woman to try double ascent to Mt. Everest

Itanagar: The first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest four times, Anshu Jamsenpa, will attempt a double ascent to climb the world’s highest peak for a fifth time, her husband Tsering Wange said on Wednesday. The Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer on Tuesday scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to conquer the 8,848 feet Mount […]

China gives six Arunachal places its own names

Beijing: China has given its own names to six places in Arunachal Pradesh, which it calls “South Tibet”, in a move to reaffirm its territorial sovereignty over the Indian state. The Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on April 14 on its website that it had standardised in Chinese characters, Tibetan and Roman alphabet the names of […]

Narendra Modi: The Great Polarizer

By Sandeep Sahu Midway into his five-year term, Narendra Damodardas Modi‘s record as Prime Minister has been a mixed bag. He has notched up some notable successes and some equally notable failures. On the positive side are a series of initiatives to put some life back into the moribund economy, the mainstreaming of cleanliness as […]

Flood, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains in the past couple of days have triggered floods and landslides in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh, disrupting road communication and throwing normal life out of gear