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Arunachal Pradesh bans entry of foreigners amid coronavirus outbreak

March 8, 2020 2:11:14 pm

Before this, Sikkim also announced similar curbs on the visit of foreigners. The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has also shut its borders to foreign visitors for two weeks in an effort to limit the impact of the disease.

Arunachal Pradesh: Man accused of killing Deputy SP killed in police firing

Arunachal Pradesh: Man accused of murdering Dy SP in 2016 killed in police firing

January 18, 2020 1:48:41 pm

Tagyung Yangfo, who was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh, died on the way to the hospital, Arunachal Pradesh Director General of Police RP Upadhyay said.

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In a first, Arunachal Pradesh to ‘red list’ its orchids for protection

January 17, 2020 6:44:18 pm

The state with India’s most diverse orchid population is initiating a project to red list the flower, in a bid to conserve, protect and understand the threats against it.

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Arunachal govt panel opposes CAB ‘in its current form’

November 22, 2019 2:13:38 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) president Hawa Bagang said, "We had conveyed to the committee that we strongly oppose the CAB - if you want, implement it in Bihar or Uttar Pradesh, but keep the Northeast out of it."

Arunachal convenes cabinet meet on Monday to discuss citizenship amendment bill, pema khandu, winter session of parliament

Arunachal convenes cabinet meet on Monday to discuss Citizenship Amendment Bill

November 16, 2019 8:35:09 pm

Khandu, participating in the National Press Day celebrations here, said the special cabinet meeting will deliberate on the recommendations of the Consultative Committee on CAB set up by the state government.

Home and Away: meet the Arunachal musician who is taking the Nyishi language to the world

November 13, 2019 6:06:32 pm

In Mumbai, a 26-year-old from Arunachal Pradesh is quietly making his mark in the independent music scene, as he builds bridges between the familiar and the new and between home and away.

Arunachal student outfit demands end to benefits for ‘non-STs’

November 8, 2019 4:26:58 am

In September, Mizoram’s apex and most influential students’ body, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), administered pledges to hundreds of students across the Christian-majority state not to marry outside the Mizo tribe.

We have 26 tribes, 100 sub-tribes, each one is different: CM Pema Khandu

We have 26 tribes, 100 sub-tribes, each one is different: CM Pema Khandu

November 4, 2019 7:08:10 am

“We have 26 tribes and more than 100 sub-tribes and each one is different from the other in their language, cuisine and architecture of the house. Being an Arunachali, when I travel to other parts of the state, it is new for me as well,” said Chief Minister Pema Khandu.

From bus to classroom: An initiative in Arunachal Pradesh sets the wheel of learning into motion

October 22, 2019 8:15:33 pm

In Arunachal Pradesh, where the rate of primary school dropouts is the highest in the country, a disused school bus has been converted into a classroom with heartening results.

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

October 19, 2019 10:05:00 am

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

October 2, 2019 12:44:32 pm

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

Widow of slain Arunachal MLA consensus candidate in by-poll

September 29, 2019 11:45:50 am

"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

August 14, 2019 12:36:17 pm

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

August 11, 2019 11:24:42 am

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.

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Arunachal Pradesh hit with four earthquakes in two days

July 20, 2019 11:45:47 am

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.

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

July 13, 2019 2:02:24 am

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

July 11, 2019 11:35:29 pm

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.

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

July 10, 2019 1:49:35 pm

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

June 25, 2019 9:37:48 pm

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.

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

June 7, 2019 1:09:34 am

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.