Tawang News

Maharashtra: Major killed in Tawang fire cremated in Virar

The officer reportedly died due to burn injuries after a fire broke out in his barracks at 6.30 am on December 30.

Delhi: Behind stolen idol, a marriage that ended in divorce, say police

The idol was supposed to be smuggled to Tibet.


Arunachal Pradesh: DC, SP suspended for 'failing to assess the situation' during Tawang police firing

Two persons were killed and eight others injured Monday when policemen fired on anti-dam activists trying to barge into a police station demanding the release of a monk in Tawang.

In fact: Behind the firing and deaths in Tawang, anti-dam protests and abbot-lama tussle

Tawang is a town perched at 3,000 metres above sea level in Arunachal Pradesh in the Eastern Himalayas, right on the China border.

Arunachal anti-dam protests: Buddhist ‘monk’ among two killed in Tawang police firing

While prohibitory orders under Section 144 were promulgated in Tawang town, the Army also staged a flag march, sources said.

Arunachal landslides toll up to 18

At least two persons were killed and several dwellings damaged in fresh landslides triggered by rains in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh today, raising the toll to 19.


India set to install cameras along border with China

A senior official said the cameras would provide live-feed in a range of 20-25 km, and plans are afoot to live stream the footage at the Delhi headquarters.

State to put Arunachal back in class X India map

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) promised action Thursday against all those responsible for an India map in the class X geography and economics textbook that showed a substantial part,including Tawang, of Arunachal Pradesh in China.

CCI to take up three hydro projects at next meeting

The three projects are Tawang and Tato in Arunachal Pradesh and Teesta in Sikkim.

Chopper service to Tawang resumed

A special prayer service was held at the Tawang monastery to welcome the chopper service.