Professors, policemen, filmmakers and government employees are taking time out from their full time jobs to organise Arunachal Pradesh’s debut literature festival.
Addressing a ceremony organised by Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association in Itanagar on June 28, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said they planned to repeal the law as “it could undermine secularism and is probably targeted towards Christians”.
Before new service launched Monday, Vayudoot flights in 1980s-90s
A unique example of government and community collaboration in Arunachal Pradesh’s forests receives national recognition on World Biodiversity Day
A total of 25 passengers, including Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Assembly Speaker T N Thongdok, other cabinet ministers and legislators, became the first passengers of the inaugural flight from Guwahati airport.
Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate flight services on the Calcutta-Guwahati-Pasighat route thrice a week – on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
The 40-year-old mother of four scaled the world’s highest peak at 8 am on May 14.
The state government has stepped up efforts to fulfill the rural electrification target, set by the Centre, by the end of this year under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu said.
In Itanagar, an annual jazz festival — the only dedicated jazz festival in the entire northeast region — is increasing appreciation for the genre and the organisers hope, in time, the city too.
A recent bird survey of Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district identifies 66 new species, building a strong case for the maintenance of the traditional shifting cultivation practice of the region’s indigenous Adi Tribe.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and including Rahul Gandhi, will visit border areas in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh next month to take stock of the situation following the Doklam crisis with China, sources said.
In Hong village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro Valley, the homegrown kiwi is experiencing a sudden resurgence, courtesy a young Apatani woman entrepreneur’s winemaking initiative.
The two accused were thrashed and paraded naked by the mob, including women, in Yingkiong market area on March 26 before being handed over to the police.
The governor on Tuesday met the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda and suggested him that his ministry should help the state in getting specialists from other states on deputation so that immediate problem of shortage in the state could be taken care of.
Ironically, it is the presence of a large number of native languages in Arunachal Pradesh that is the key reason behind Hindi gaining currency in the state.