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Arunachal Pradesh News

Soldiers pointed light machine gun at local SP, fired in air: Arunachal police report

Police have registered at least five FIRs against Armymen in West Kameng district after soldiers of 2 AS allegedly vandalised premises of a police station, assaulted policemen and a civilian.

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu asks Centre to get external funding for state

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu also said if the relation between India and China improved, Arunachal Pradesh will immensely benefit.

Out of its shell: a new crab species scuttling in the forests of Arunachal Pradesh

The discovery of the Teretamon ke-mpi crab species reinforces the potential of Arunachal Pradesh as one of the richest — yet unexplored — biodiversity hotspots in the country.

Arunachal Pradesh: FIRs against soldiers for police station violence

The Army has, however, said the incident at Bomdila town, was the “outcome of highhandedness displayed by the Arunachal police coupled with the lax attitude of the civil administration”.

There’s a new tea in town, and it’s purple

From the tea gardens of Arunachal Pradesh, a special variety tea made from purple tea leaves enters the Indian market courtesy a sale at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre on Wednesday

No flood threat now in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam: China

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday had also directed authorities in districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh to "remain alert" for possible flash flood and take all possible steps to prevent any major catastrophe.

Arunachal Pradesh: Villagers get Rs 38 crore land compensation 56 years after Indo-China war

After the 1962 India-China war, the Army had acquired huge tracks of land to set up its bases, bunkers, barracks, construct roads, build bridges and other installations. However, no compensation was given to the land owners till last year.

People living near Arunachal’s Siang river moved to safety

The first rush of water reached Pasihgat, the headquarters of East Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh, at around 7.30 am Saturday, said Water Resources department, superintending engineer (Hqs), Getom Borang.

Arunachal Pradesh: Several districts on flood alert after formation of artificial lake in Tibet

A senior official of the Union Water Resources Ministry said the flood water is likely to reach Arunachal Pradesh by Friday night.

Arunachal Pradesh to get new airport at Hollongi: All you need to know

The plan to build an airport for Itanagar was conceived as early as 2007 but the differences between the Airports Authority of India and the state government resulted in the project getting delayed.

CM Pema Khandu exhorts Aka-Miji tribes to preserve culture, tradition

Congratulating the community for receiving a festival ground in the state capital for celebrating Chindang, Nyethrii-Down and Sarok festivals, he also lauded the land donors of the festival ground and offered to extend all possible help for building infrastructure on it.

Arunachal Pradesh flash floods: Toll rises to 4

Chief Minister Pema Khandu has expressed deep shock and sorrow over the loss of lives and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased.

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