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Buddhist monks oppose fresh push for power plants in Arunachal
Itanagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Buddhist monks in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang have again strongly opposed the state government's fresh push for hydro power projects in the northeastern border state.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Religion
President, PM greets people of Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day
Itanagar/Aizawl, Feb 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on the statehood day of the two northeastern states.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Lives of kidnapped oil company staff at stake as deadline nears end
Itanagar/Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) The deadline set by terror outfit ULFA-I for the two hostages of a Delhi based private oil company -- who were kidnapped in December last year -- would expire on Wednesday even as the police remained clueless over the fate of the duo.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Memorial of Maj Khathing who set up Indian control over Tawang to come up
Itanagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A memorial will be set up in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang to keep alive the sacrifice and bravery of Major Ralengnao 'Bob' Khathing, who had established Indian administrative control over the border town 70 years ago.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Memorial to Maj Khathing who set up Indian control over Tawang to come up
Itanagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A memorial will be set up in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang to keep alive the sacrifice and bravery of Major Ralengnao 'Bob' Khathing, who had established Indian administrative control over the border town 70 years ago.
2021-02-14
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Army helps douse major forest fire along China border in Arunachal
Itanagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Army troops successfully doused a major forest fire in Arunachal Pradesh's Dibang Valley district along the China border, officials said on Sunday.
2021-02-14
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Bangladesh Army officers learn white-water rafting from Indian Army
Itanagar, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Bangladesh Army officers visited the Army Aqua Nodal Centre in Arunachal Pradesh for four days for training in white-water rafting, defence officials said on Monday.
2021-02-08
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Despite vaccination drive, people must follow safety measures: Arunachal Guv
Itanagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) B. D. Mishra (Retd) on Tuesday urged the people to maintain the Covid-19 safety measures despite the vaccination drive.
2021-01-26
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Army, Assam Rifles lending support to war against Covid in NE
Itanagar/Aizawl, Jan 16 (IANS) The personnel of the Indian Army and Assam Rifles, besides providing security cover to the country and its people, are also actively lending their support to the fight against the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
First-ever bus service in Arunachal border area flagged off
Itanagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Over seven decades after India's independence, the first-ever passenger bus service was flagged off on Friday in the Roing-Anini route in Arunachal Pradesh's Dibang Valley district along the China border, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Arunachal CM assures IAF chief to help in defence preparedness
Itanagar, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian Air Force Chief R.K.S. Bhadauria on Wednesday met Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and assured full support of the IAF in times of need while the Chief Minister committed all help of the state government to the force in its defence preparedness, an official release said.
2021-01-06
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Gill roars to victory in round 2 of national rally c'ships
Itanagar, Dec 20 (IANS) Gaurav Gill proved to be the king of the mountains once again, winning Round 2 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship, the Rally of Arunachal, here on Sunday evening.
2020-12-20
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Gaurav Gill wins round 1 of National Rally Championship
Itanagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Ace Indian rally car driver Gaurav Gill began his FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship 2020 with a win, taking the Rally of Arunachal in style here on Thursday.
2020-12-17
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Round 1 of National Rally Championship receives record entries
Itanagar, Dec 15 (IANS) A record 43 cars will line up to take part in the Rally of Arunachal, the first round of the Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), which gets underway from Wednesday in Itanagar.
2020-12-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Army unveils statues of 1962 India-China war heroes in Arunachal
Itanagar, Dec 5 (IANS) The Army has installed statues of the "Kumaoni Soldier" at the Hut of Remembrance at Kibithu and at Walong War Memorial in Arunachal Pradesh to remember the sacrifice and valour of the soldiers who fought in the India-China war in 1962, a Defence spokesman said on Saturday.
2020-12-05
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Women, govt employees among 23 held in cash-for-job scam in Arunachal
Itanagar/Guwahati, Nov 25 (IANS) After Assam, the Arunachal Pradesh Police have arrested 23 people, including women and government employees, in a massive cash-for-job scam, the police said on Tuesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arunachal to resettle 190 tribal families, acquire land to set up Greenfield airport
Itanagar, Nov 13 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government is resettling around 190 displaced Chakma tribal families elsewhere and to acquire some land from neighbouring Assam to develop a Greenfield airport at Hollongi for which the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 650 crore project, officials said on Friday.
2020-11-13
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
India's first solar-based water supply project launched in Arunachal
Itanagar, Nov 6 (IANS) Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Friday dedicated Indias first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) to the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
2020-11-06
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Arunachal erects war memorial for martyr of 1962 India-China war
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) The Indian Army has constructed a War Memorial in Arunachal Pradesh named after Subedar Joginder Singh, the braveheart of the 1st Battalion of the Sikh Regiment, who was martyred in the 1962 India-China war, defence sources said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Terrorists kill Assam Rifles jawan, hurt another in Arunachal
Itanagar, Oct 21 (IANS) An Assam Rifles jawan was killed while another received bullet injuries on Wednesday during an encounter with suspected militants in Tirap district in southern Arunachal Pradesh, the police said.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Arunachal govt appoints 22 MLAs as advisors to 11 ministers
Itanagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh government has appointed 22 MLAs as advisors to 11 ministers, officials said on Thursday. An official of the Chief Minister's secretariat said that the advisors, including three women legislators, would assist the ministers and the government in expediting its functioning and monitoring the ongoing projects.
2020-10-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
AAI to invest Rs 650 crore to build greenfield airport in Arunachal
Itanagar/Guwahati, Oct 12 (IANS) The state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 650 crore project to develop a greenfield airport at Hollongi, near Arunachal Pradesh's capital Itanagar, officials said on Monday.
2020-10-12
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Despite China-Pak tensions, India ushering in historical changes: Rajnath
Itanagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that despite challenging times due to Covid-19 and border tensions and disputes caused by Pakistan and China, India was not only resolutely facing them but also bringing about historical changes in all sectors of development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's able leadership.
2020-10-12
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Arunachal records lowest Covid-19 mortality rate
Itanagar/Guwahati, Oct 8 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has the lowest Covid-19 fatality rate in the country at 0.19 per cent against the national average of 1.55 per cent while Punjab's death ratio is the highest at 3.07 per cent, Union Health Ministry data revealed on Thursday.
2020-10-08
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Assam Rifles jawan killed, another injured in terror ambush in Arunachal
Itanagar, Oct 4 (IANS) An Assam Rifles jawan was killed while another was hurt in an ambush by suspected militants in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, officials said.
2020-10-04
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Terrorism
NIA offers reward for arrest of Arunachal MLA's killers
Itanagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has announced cash reward of Rs 3 lakh each for the arrest of two NSCN-IM cadres involved in the killing of MLA Tirong Aboh in Arunachal Pradesh in May last year, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-09-26
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Army facilitates phone connectivity in Arunachal village bordering China
Itanagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian Army has set up a free-of-cost mobile-based telephone booth for the villagers of remote Mago-Chuna village in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China, defence sources said on Saturday.
2020-09-19
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Floods, landslides disrupt life in Arunachal, Assam; two dead
Itanagar/Guwahati, Sep 18 (IANS) At least two people have lost their lives due to landslides and floods in Arunachal Pradesh, while 33,200 people were affected in three Assam districts, officials said on Friday.
2020-09-18
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu tests Covid-19 positive
Itanagar/Shillong, Sep 15 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu tested positive for the Covid-19 while his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma, who last week visited Delhi and Manipur, tested negative for the virus, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
China hands over 5 'missing' Arunachal youths to India (2nd Ld)
Itanagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Five men from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 but were later found to be in Chinese territory, were handed over to India by the People's Liberation Army on Saturday amid the ongoing standoff between the two countries at the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.
2020-09-12
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
China hands over 5 'missing' Arunachal youth to India (Ld)
Itanagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Five youngsters from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 but were later found to be in Chinese territory, were handed over to India by the People's Liberation Army on Saturday amid the ongoing stand-off between the two sides at the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.
2020-09-12
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
China hands over 5 Arunachal youths
Itanagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Five youths from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 and were later found to be in Chinese territory, were handed over to India by the People's Liberation Army on Saturday amid the ongoing stand-off between the two sides at the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh area.
2020-09-12
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
China to hand over 5 Arunachal youths on Saturday: Rijiju
Itanagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Five youths from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 and were later found to be in Chinese territory, would be handed over to Indian authorities on Saturday, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Friday.
2020-09-11
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
China to hand over 5 Arunachal youths on Saturday: Rijiju
Itanagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Five youths from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 and were later found in Chinese territory, would be handed over to Indian authorities on Saturday, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Friday.
2020-09-11
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
China confirms 5 missing Arunachal youth on their side: Rijiju (2nd Lead)
Itanagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Five persons from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2, have been found in Chinese territory, and steps are being taken to ensure their early return, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.
2020-09-08
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
5 people reportedly abducted by Chinese troops from Arunachal still untraced
Itanagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Five persons from Arunachal Pradesh, who have reportedly been abducted by Chinese soldiers, still remained untraced even five days after going missing, while their family members are yet to inform the police about the incident, officials said on Tuesday
2020-09-08
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PLA contacted over abduction of 5 people from Arunachal: Rijiju
Itanagar, Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian Army has sent a hotline message to the PLA about the reported abduction of five people from Arunachal Pradesh by Chinese soldiers, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Sunday.
2020-09-06
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
5 people from Arunachal reportedly abducted by Chinese PLA
Itanagar, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid continuing India-China tensions, five people from Arunachal Pradesh were abducted by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), triggering tension among the local population, Congress MLA Ninong Ering claimed on Saturday.
2020-09-05
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Moderate quake hits Arunachal, no damage reported
Itanagar, Aug 24 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Arunachal Pradesh on Monday, the second quake to hit the mountainous state in 48 hours, officials said.
2020-08-24
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Moderate quake hits Arunachal, no damage reported
Itanagar, Aug 22 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit Lower Subansiri district in southern Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.
2020-08-22
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bollywood director Amar Kaushik to shoot his next film in Arunachal
Itanagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Bollywood director Amar Kaushik will shoot his next movie on the theme of conservation in Arunachal Pradesh, an official release said here on Monday.
2020-08-17
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arunachal CM launches entrepreneurship plan to boost economy
Itanagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Unfurling the national flag on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday launched the "Arunachal Pradesh Challenge Entrepreneurship Programme" to boost entrepreneurship among the people and to set up more industrial units in the state.
2020-08-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Covid positive woman gives birth to baby boy in Arunachal
Itanagar, July 21 (IANS) A 32-year-old Covid positive pregnant woman on Tuesday delivered a baby boy at a medical college in Arunachal Pradesh, officials said.
2020-07-21
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Four children among 8 killed in Arunachal landslides
Itanagar, July 10 (IANS) 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.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minor among four killed in Arunachal landslides
Itanagar, July 10 (IANS) At least four people, including a minor, of a family were buried alive in a landslide in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP wins lone RS seat in Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar, June 12 (IANS) Ruling BJP nominee Nabam Rebia on Friday won the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Arunachal Pradesh unopposed, an election department official said.
2020-06-12
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Arunachal teacher voluntarily turns into COVID-19 warrior
Itanagar, June 5 (IANS) When frontline workers across India and the rest of the world are in an all out war against COVID-19, a government school teacher in Arunachal Pradesh has been voluntarily rendering service to the villagers to curb the spread of the pandemic.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National
One villager killed as Army tries to catch ultras in Arunachal village
Itanagar, May 16 (IANS) A civilian was killed and many others, including Army soldiers, were injured during firing as well as stone-pelting when the armed force team went to a village to catch hold of NSCN (IM) ultras on Saturday in Arunachal Pradesh, a defence release said.
2020-05-16
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sue China in ICJ for waging bio-war, Ex-Central minister urges govt
Itanagar, March 31 (IANS) A former Central Minister and sitting legislator from Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Indian government to file a case of Biological Warfare against China and ask for compensation.
2020-03-31
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Army rescues 390 civilians, 175 vehicles from Sela Pass in Arunachal
Itanagar, March 9 (IANS) The Indian Army has rescued 390 civilians and 175 civil vehicles stranded in sub-zero temperatures in the snow-clad Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh, a defence official said on Monday.
2020-03-09
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security