Tag: Arunachal Pradesh

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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.

  • Tuesday, 08 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021