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Arunachal Pradesh: Indigenous faiths alarmed at plan to repeal anti-conversion law

July 5, 2018 11:19:10 am

Addressing a ceremony organised by Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association in Itanagar on June 28, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said they planned to repeal the law as “it could undermine secularism and is probably targeted towards Christians”.

Arunachal Pradesh: 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tezu town

June 2, 2018 12:16:40 pm

According to USGS, the earthquake struck the north-eastern town at 11:16 am.

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

Permanent HC in Arunachal Pradesh soon: Pema Khandu

May 30, 2018 1:36:05 pm

The chief minister made the announcement at a public meeting on the second day of his visit to Lower Dibang Valley district on Tuesday, an official release said.

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How Arunachal Pradesh’s Bugun tribe won a national conservation award

May 23, 2018 4:07:37 pm

A unique example of government and community collaboration in Arunachal Pradesh’s forests receives national recognition on World Biodiversity Day

‘First commercial flight’ lands in Arunachal Pradesh since Independence: All you need to know

May 24, 2018 9:25:08 am

A total of 25 passengers, including Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Assembly Speaker T N Thongdok, other cabinet ministers and legislators, became the first passengers of the inaugural flight from Guwahati airport.

First commercial flight lands in Arunachal Pradesh, ‘history in making’, says CM Pema Khandu

May 22, 2018 7:13:26 am

Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate flight services on the Calcutta-Guwahati-Pasighat route thrice a week - on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

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Muri Linggi becomes the third woman from Arunachal to scale Mt Everest

May 18, 2018 10:37:02 am

The 40-year-old mother of four scaled the world's highest peak at 8 am on May 14.

Pema Khandu inaugurates Arunachal's biggest solar plant

CM Pema Khandu inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s biggest solar plant

May 10, 2018 5:31:51 pm

The state government has stepped up efforts to fulfill the rural electrification target, set by the Centre, by the end of this year under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu said.

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Itanagar: a city wakes up to jazz

May 10, 2018 5:11:49 pm

In Itanagar, an annual jazz festival — the only dedicated jazz festival in the entire northeast region — is increasing appreciation for the genre and the organisers hope, in time, the city too.

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Bird survey in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang region identifies 66 new species

May 1, 2018 6:34:20 pm

A recent bird survey of Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district identifies 66 new species, building a strong case for the maintenance of the traditional shifting cultivation practice of the region's indigenous Adi Tribe.

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Kiwi from Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro Valley now going global

April 25, 2018 2:34:22 pm

In Hong village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro Valley, the homegrown kiwi is experiencing a sudden resurgence, courtesy a young Apatani woman entrepreneur’s winemaking initiative.

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Restoration of power supply in Arunachal Pradesh to take few more days: Minister

April 1, 2018 5:11:29 pm

During the cyclonic storm which hit the state on March 29, majority of the electrical installations in the West Kameng, East Kameng, Papum Pare, Lower and Upper Subansiri, Kra-Daadi, Kurung Kumey, Kamle, Lower Siang, Upper Siang, among others parts in state have been badly affected.

Two men paraded naked for raping 17-year-old girl in Arunachal Pradesh

March 28, 2018 5:25:56 pm

The two accused were thrashed and paraded naked by the mob, including women, in Yingkiong market area on March 26 before being handed over to the police.

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Arunachal Pradesh to fast track cases of crime against women: Deputy CM Chowna Mein

March 5, 2018 3:32:39 pm

Chowna Mein's statement comes a day after a delegation of Arunachal Pradesh Women's Welfare Society (APWWS) met him in his office, urging him to ensure provisions for quick justice for women victims.

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Rape allegations against me politically motivated: Pema Khandu

February 22, 2018 4:14:34 pm

A woman had filed a complaint with the National Commission for Women (NCW) alleging that Khandu had raped her in 2008. The complaint was filed on February 15, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the state.

Arunachal Pradesh: Rape accused dragged out of lock-up, lynched

February 21, 2018 11:00:45 am

The mob had allegedly entered the police station on Monday and broke the lock-up as armed policemen stood witness, pulled out the two accused, took them to the main road and lynched.

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Arunachal Pradesh: Mob barges into police station, lynches two men accused of raping five-year-old girl

February 20, 2018 3:52:09 pm

The mob had barged into Tezu police station and overpowered the police personnel, and pulled the accused, Sanjay Sobar and Jagdish Lohar, out of the lockup. The two rape accused were then stripped, dragged through the streets and beaten to death.

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state on Thursday. (Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia)

In Arunachal, PM Modi targets Congress for corruption

February 15, 2018 4:30:15 pm

The prime minister complimented the state for hosting a vast majority of Hindi-speaking people, saying if there was a state in the northeast where Hindi was most widely spoken, it was "my Arunachal".

‘Stalled projects’ is bad optics, so government moves to tweak label

Ayushman Bharat Yojana to bring ‘paradigm shift’ in health sector: PM Modi

February 15, 2018 2:23:49 pm

Clad in traditional tribal attire, PM Narendra Modi said it is time to give India a health care system that makes quality treatment affordable within a limit of Rs 5 lakh per family

‘Stalled projects’ is bad optics, so government moves to tweak label

PM Modi in Arunachal today, first visit since Doklam row

February 15, 2018 5:41:07 am

Modi’s visit may irk China, which treats parts of Arunachal Pradesh as “disputed area”. Beijing had in the past objected to visit by Indian leaders to the frontier state.

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PM Modi to visit Arunachal Pradesh tomorrow, inaugurate Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre

February 14, 2018 7:38:20 pm

PM Modi Arunachal visit: He had last visited the state in February 2015 and attended the Statehood Day function. From Arunachal Pradesh, Narendra Modi is expected to travel to Tripura on a non-official visit.

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Arunachal Pradesh seeks UNESCO world heritage tag for two sites

February 9, 2018 1:15:57 pm

The government has taken extensive repair and conservation works in the two sites to ensure that they meet all criteria for inclusion in the final list.

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

Budget is comprehensive & holistic in every sense, says Pema Khandu

February 1, 2018 8:36:41 pm

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu welcomed the Union Finance Minister’s proposal of revamping the National Bamboo Mission with an allocation of Rs 1290 crore to promote bamboo sector in a holistic manner.

Arunachal Pradesh: ITBP rescues over 100 civilians as massive fire breaks out in Dirang town

January 27, 2018 10:18:57 pm

There have been no reports of any casualties so far and as per the twitter handle of ITBP, property 'worth lakhs' was saved from being destroyed. Also, the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. 

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

Pema Khandu for expediting railway link to China border

January 12, 2018 1:29:57 am

Reviewing the progress of survey of several railway projects to Arunachal Pradesh with NK Prasad, General Manager (Construction) of Northeast Frontier Railway in Itanagar, Khandu pointed out that once completed, the railway line will cut down travel distance between Bhalukpong to Tawang from 385 km to just 165 km.