The name might sound melancholic but the discovery of the Crying Keelback snake or the Hebius lacrima in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lepa-Rada district is the cause of much cheer in the oft-ignored field of herpetology in the Northeast.
Khandu said that Arunachal Pradesh was getting more attention from the Centre ever since the National Democratic Alliance government came to power in 2014.
Doordarshan is coming up with a second channel, DD Arun Prabha for the region. DD Arun Prabha, with its head office at Itanagar, will telecast programmes on the diverse culture of the northeastern states.
The villagers claimed that they cleaned the ALG runway on condition that the IAF choppers which return empty to Miao from Vijaynagar would carry cardamom produced by them.
Apang, who served as CM for 23 years, wrote in his resignation letter to BJP president Amit Shah and state unit president Tapir Gao that the party was now a “platform to seek power”.
In a letter to BJP president Amit Shah and state unit president Tapir Gao, Apang said, “I am disappointed to see that the present-day BJP is no longer following the principles of Late Shri Vajpayee ji."
The move by the premier institute under the Ministry comes at a time when a three-year survey conducted by the WII’s own researchers reported sightings of tigers in the high-altitude forests of the Dibang Valley.
A three-year survey in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary reveals photographic evidence of tigers in the snow-clad peaks of the Indian part of the Eastern Himalayas — a first after Russia’s Amur tigers.
Governor Brig (Retd) B D Mishra also arranged for an ambulance with a lady gynaecologist at the Raj Bhawan helipad at Itanagar to take the pregnant patient to hospital without losing time
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the temblor's epicenter was located at a latitude of 27.3 degrees north and longitude of 96.9 degrees east and occurred at a depth of 10 km on the Myanmar-India border.
Two girls, aged eight and ten, and a two-year-old boy were killed in the blast when they picked up an unexploded shell lying in the firing range on Saturday evening.
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 Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu also said if the relation between India and China improved, Arunachal Pradesh will immensely benefit.
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.
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”.
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
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.
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.
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.
A senior official of the Union Water Resources Ministry said the flood water is likely to reach Arunachal Pradesh by Friday night.