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Jungle book: First person accounts that retrace history of an Arunachal Pradesh forest

A writer and an illustrator pair up to create ‘The Eaglenest Memory Project’, a book that tells the story of a forest and its people through warm personal accounts of its residents.

On Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, telling his story in six languages from the Northeast

A children's book on the life of Mahatma Gandhi has been translated into six languages from the Northeast — Adi, Apatani, Miju-Mishmi, Nocte, Nyishi (Arunachal Pradesh) and Bodo (Assam).

Widow of slain Arunachal MLA consensus candidate in by-poll

"She will not be given ticket by any one political party because she is a consensus candidate and she will file nomination as an independent candidate," CM Pema Khandu said

Meet Banwang Losu, Arunachal man who scripted history by creating new alphabet for ancient tribal language

What started as a school boy’s project turned into a landmark event in the history of the Wancho tribe in Arunachal Pradesh: an independent script for their language that now has a place in the Unicode.

Pangchenpa, Garo and Sherdukpen: Winning at the National Awards, little-known languages from the Northeast

How National Awards for films in Pangchenpa and Sherdukpen — dialects that have speakers as few as 4,000 — is more than just a certificate of recognition, but a step towards language preservation too.

Arunachal Pradesh hit with four earthquakes in two days

The epicentre of the earthquake, which occurred at around 2.50 pm, was located at a depth of 10 km at East Kameng district in Arunachal.

Arunachal Pradesh: CBI books ex-CM Nabam Tuki for graft

The agency has booked Tuki for alleged irregularities in awarding contracts worth Rs 3.20 crore for a government project in 2003, CBI sources said on Friday.

Landslides kill two sleeping 10-year-old girls in Arunachal Pradesh school hostel

Around 3.30 am on Thursday, a portion of one of the hostel buildings collapsed, burying the victims in their sleep. The victims, two 10-year-olds — Rhinchin Lhamu and Genden Wangmu — were students of Class V and VI, respectively.

200 evacuated as flash floods hit Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district

Arunachal Pradesh flash floods: The state disaster management authorities have provided relief material including clothing and food. Those affected are now staying with their relatives.

How a chance rescue in Arunachal Pradesh led to the discovery of a new tortoise species

The first-ever sighting of the elusive Manouria impressa or Impressed Tortoise in an Arunachal Pradesh forest will give a boost to the field of turtle conservation in Northeast India.

Arunachal minister’s son gets life sentence in 2017 murder case

According to police, Kajum Bagra (34), killed Kenjum Kamsi (40) on March 26, 2017 by shooting him in the head near Hotel West in Aalo following an altercation.

In the forests of Arunachal Pradesh, the search for a missing squirrel

The only evidence of its existence is a single specimen that was collected in a remote corner of Arunachal Pradesh in 1981. Thirty eight years on, a group of wildlife scientists are on their first dedicated mission to find the “missing” flying squirrel of Namdapha.