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June 16, 2017 10:01PM

Shillong, June 15: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today attended the ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas Sammelan’ for 37-Kharkutta (ST) assembly constituency as the Chief Guest held at Chibongga ME School playground, Kharkutta organized by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).

 Speaking at the Sa…



June 14, 2017 01:04AM

Namsai, 12th June 2017.  Development Commissioner cum Commissioner (Finance, Investment & Power) Ashis Kundra chaired  a meeting on Monday at Conference Hall of Khongmukham (Golden Pagoda) Tengani where  Chief Engineer(Power), Chief Engineer (Hydro power) GM(NABARD), all DC’s, DPO , DIO (Industr…


AAPSU opposes citizenship to Chakmas and Hajongs; demands enforcement of wearing Refugee Cards

May 22, 2017 08:48PM

ET Bureau

Itanagar, 22 May: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) strongly opposed the Government of India decision to grant citizenship Rights to Chakmas and Hajongs of Arunachal Pradesh. The AAPSU in their press release today demands the state government for strict implementation of…


Paklu Taipodia of Arunachal Pradesh crowned as Eastern India Miss Fitness-2017

January 10, 2017 01:13AM


Arunachal Pradesh has won its maiden championship title through Paklu Taipodia, who beat all her competitors in the women's division to be crowned as Eastern India Miss Fitness-2017.

Taipodia won the gold medal for the state at the 7th Eastern India Bodybuilding Champ…


Arunachal Pradesh to convert ‘haunted’ CM bungalow into state guest house

January 3, 2017 09:58PM

"We are converting the bungalow into a state guest house. A decision has been already taken," deputy chief minister Chowna Mein said on Tuesday.


Image result for chowna meinItanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to convert the official bungalow of chief minister into a state guest house soon. The bung…


Governor Shanmuganathan visits Regional High Altitude Fish Seed Farm in Ziro

December 31, 2016 07:28PM

ET Bureau

Itanagar: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh V. Shanmuganathan visited the Regional High Altitude Fish Seed Farm, Tarin at Ziro on Saturday. The Governor, who is on a three-day tour to Lower Subansiri District, interacted with officials and fish farmers of the area on the occasion.


Kissa Kursi takes a new turn in Arunachal

December 30, 2016 08:34PM


Itanagar: The political instability in the sensitive border state of Arunachal Pradesh since December 2015 continues, justifying the unanimous truth of kissa kursi ka.

The ruling Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA) late on Thursday night temporarily suspended chief minister Pema Khandu, depu…


CM Khandu requests GOI of a special program of banking for Arunachal

December 22, 2016 06:18PM
ET Bureau 
New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has assured Government of India that the state Government is fully committed to implement financial inclusion and Direct Benefit Transfer in letter and spirit. He said this during his meeting with the Union Finance Mini…


Three CMs, President’s rule and power scam mark 2016 in Arunachal

December 21, 2016 06:35PM


Itanagar: The year 2016 turned out to be a watershed year in the political history of Arunachal Pradesh as it plunged into months-long political turmoil that saw three Chief Ministers in a short span, besides imposition of President’s rule for a brief period.

In the long-drawn political…


AACWA appeals Sushee Infra to abide by contractual agreement to widen the road to 2-lane

December 19, 2016 11:37PM

ET Bureau

Itanagar: The All Arunachal Contractor’s Welfare Association (AACWA) urged Sushee Infra and Mining Limited not to violate the contractual agreement regarding widening of existing Road to 2-lane as per NH standards along besides improving the Nechipu to Hoj via Seppa, Saggale (Part of Tr…


Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha conducts awareness campaign on digital cash

December 19, 2016 10:58PM

ET Bureau

Itanagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Arunachal Pradesh had organized four-day awareness campaign on the thematic line “Less cash to Cash less or digital Paisa” in three districts, namely, West Siang District, Siang District and East Siang District.

The keynot…


CRPF conducts Cleaning Drive at Deomali

December 19, 2016 11:31AM

Bikul Bikash Gogoi

Naharkatia: The G/149 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) conducted a cleaning drive on Sunday under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Drive) in the Deomali under Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

The cleaning drive started from Deomali…


CM Khandu briefed on Airtel’s rollout plan in Arunachal Pradesh

December 17, 2016 01:27PM

ET Bureau,

Itanagar: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday met Sameer Anjaria, CEO, Airtel North Eastern States and Assam. Anjaria briefed the Hon’ble Chief Minister on the company’s telecom network rollout across the State under “Project Leap” – Airtel’s national network transformation initiative…


“Militants killed in Miao Circle encounter not ours”, says ULFA as two more cadres apprehended by security forces

December 15, 2016 10:03PM



  • 2 more militant outfits belonging to Ulfa (I) here this afternoon at Wakhet Ghat near Gidding village under Bordumsa Police Station in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Acting on specific tip offs, the Jairampur …


Orange Festival of Adventure & Music returns to Arunachal

December 14, 2016 10:21PM


Last year, the Orange fest introduced the natural off-roading event JK Tyre Orange 4x4 Fury. A file photo 

Itanagar: Touted as India's first outdoor adventure and music festival, the Orange Festival of Adventure & Music is returning to the northeastern state Arunachal Pradesh. Star…


NCP hails Khandu led Government’s decision to implement 7th Central Pay Commission

December 11, 2016 10:50PM

ET Bureau

Itanagar: The state Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) appreciated the noble decision of Pema Khandu led Government in Arunachal Pradesh to implement the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendation w.e.f January 2016.

“It is a bold decision of State Government despite facing a finan…


House gutted in fire in Diyun

December 8, 2016 11:05PM

ET Bureau

Diyun: Dwelling house bearing house No. E-166 situated at Jyotsnapur-II under Diyun Circle in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh turned was gutted in a fire accident on Thursday at around 08:30 a.m in the morning.

The house belongs to one identified as Josu Chakma (35). "Thou…


Torturous journey but visit to Arunachal's Mechukha worth the effort

December 5, 2016 08:16PM


Mechuka: A flight and two helicopter rides later, one completed a 10-hour journey from Kolkata via Guwahati to reach the picturesque Mechukha Valley in the Northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, a mere 30 km from the Sino-Indian China border in West Siang district and some 130 km from stat…


Assam Rifles convoy ambushed, 1 soldier killed, 9 others injured

December 3, 2016 09:01PM


Longding: In an ambush in Wakka, Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, one Assam Rifles soldier was killed and 9 others were injured. The convoy of the Assam Rifles was ambushed by armed militants. The attack took place 20 km from Indo-Myanmar border.

Defence PRO Lt Colon…


World AIDS Day observed across the state

December 1, 2016 10:11PM

A Staff Reporter

Itanagar, Dec 01: World AIDS Day was observed on December 1 across the state of Arunachal Pradesh, with the theme ‘Hands Up, For HIV Prevention’. 

In the state capital, a massive awareness rally consisting school and colleges students, NGO volunteers from Arunchal Yuva Sh…


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