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Army gunned down a civilian on mistaken identity; Arunachal Congress demands ex-gratia relief of Rs. 5 crores

June 15, 2017 07:57PM

ET Bureau

Changlang, 15 June: A civilian in Arunachal Pradesh was gunned down by the Army, which later called it a case of “mistaken identity”.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night in the state's Changlang district bordering Myanmar.

The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee vehement…


Bridge of Hope brings Christmas early for underprivileged children in Diyun

December 19, 2016 11:14PM

ET Bureau

Diyun: Bridge of Hope Diyun under Changlang Diocese on Monday celebrated Christmas with underprivileged children in a colourful program.

More than hundred underprivileged children are enrolled in Bridge of Hope Diyun and were given blankets, pressure cookers and hot cases as Chr…


Parliamentary Secretary Phosum inspects series of projects at Changlang

December 17, 2016 05:29PM

ET Bureau

Changlang:  Parliamentary Secretary (Hydro-Power) Phosum Khimhun inspected the ongoing construction works of EAC Office, Khimyang being implemented by the Department of PWD, Changlang on Thursday.

He examined the work qualities being maintained by the executing department and expr…


“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 …


World Soil Day celebrated in Changlang

December 14, 2016 10:07PM

ET Bureau

Changlang: The Department of Agriculture, Changlang celebrated World Soil Day recently involving the farmers, public in presence of Govt officials at Jairampur. 

Changlang Deputy Director, Agriculture L Hondique informed that the Soil Health Card Scheme was launched by the Prime Mi…


Parliamentary Secretary Phosum assures all possible assistance in conducting free medical camp in Changlang

December 14, 2016 09:20PM

ET Bureau

Changlang: Two patients with appendix and one Gall bladder stone were operated upon in a Free Operation Medical Camp organised by VKV Arunjyoti in collaboration with the District Health and Family Welfare, Changlang here at District Hospital, today.

Addressing the inaugural session,…


2 ULFA militants killed, 6 apprehended in encounter with Security Forces at Dharmapur Village

December 14, 2016 08:26PM
  • It is suspected that militants involved in the Dharmapur encounter might have been involved in Pengaree ambush on 19th November last in Pengaree, which killed two soldiers of the Indian Army.
  • As the security forces intensified counter- insurgency operation post-Pengaree ambush, militants affili…


Medical Officers oriented on PMSMA

December 11, 2016 11:13AM

A Staff Reporter

Changlang: The District Health Society of Changlang conducted District Coordination Committee Meeting-cum-Orientation of on-duty Medical Officers of various health facilities for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan(PMSMA) under the chairmanship of SDO, Cha…


Khimhun hopes to solve power woes of Changlang as he inaugurates Chiklong Mini Hydel Project

December 10, 2016 11:33PM

ET Bureau

Changlang: Parliamentary Secretary(Hydro-Power) Phosum Khimhun inaugurated Chiklong Mini Hydel Project with installed capacity of 150 KW(3X50 KW) in presence of the Deputy Commissioner, Changlang  Wayong Khimhun, SE Hydro Power, HODs, ZPM, ASC, Public Leaders and GBs of the area, today.…


‘Bordumsa to dedicate every second Saturday for Swachh Bharath Abhiyan’

December 10, 2016 10:23PM

Laxman Sharma

Bordumsa: In an effort to mitigate to the implementation of PM’s Swachh Abhiyan, the people of Bordumsa in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh carried out cleanliness drive here this morning in the township. “In order to generate public awareness to achieve the desired outpu…


Another blow to NSCN(K) by Assam Rifles

December 9, 2016 08:22PM

ET Bureau,

Jairampur: Delivering yet another blow to the NSCN(K), the Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a successful operation in Changlang District on 09 December 2016. The operation resulted in successful apprehension of a Over Ground Worker (OGW) named Mr Khinpang Jugli of NSCN(K),…


Day two of Army Recruitment Rally

December 2, 2016 07:52PM

ET Bureau

Aalo, Dec 02: More than 500 aspirants from seven districts of the state representing Longding , Tirap, Changlang, Anjaw, Lohit, Dibang Valley and Lower Dibang Valley took part in the second day of Army Recruitment Rally held at 1 Bihar  Regiment Ground today. 

ALSO READ: Aspiran…


NSCN (R) Kingpin nabbed

December 1, 2016 02:54PM

ET Correspondent,

Changlang, Dec 01: Delivering a major blow to the NSCN (R) the Changlang Bn of Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO division apprehended the Area Cdr Khonsa dist SS Capt Eli Ketok along with one cadre SS 2nd Lt Winjung Jugli of NSCN (R) and Rajapio Mr Junghap Jugli from Lunglon…


Centre extends AFSPA in 3 districts of Arunachal Pradesh

November 11, 2016 08:54PM

ET Bureau

New Delhi: The Centre has decided to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh. One of the primary reasons cited by the Centre is “extortion and intimidation” by the cadres of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah), who are …


Quarter of Assistant Engineer Burnt to Ashes at Changlang

November 3, 2016 08:45PM

Lomhom Tangha

Changlang: The Government Quarter of AE Electrical Sri Nanu Doji belonging to Department of Power under Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh burnt down to ashes at around 11 pm on the unfortunate night of 2 Nov 2016.  The Government Quarter was built at at power house colony, Changlang, dis…


Assam Rifles in Changlang celebrated Diwali with students

November 1, 2016 09:30PM

ET Correspondent

Changlang: The 14 Assam Rifles celebrated Diwali with the students of various schools in Changlang District. This year Assam Rifles celebrated the festival of lights with a message to encourage students to observe green Diwali emphasizing the bursting of firecrackers as health ha…


Secondary School of Bijoypur-1 must focus on construction apprenticeships

October 29, 2016 12:41PM

Dear Sir,

Govt. Sec. School Bijoypur is located in the remote area of Bijoypur-1 village under Bordumsa Circle in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh. The school had a humble beginning and the school has now classes up to Secondary Section. I would like to bring to the notice of the authoriti…


NSCN(K) cadre apprehended along with an over ground worker in Jairampur

October 28, 2016 08:40PM

Pranjal Bhuyan

Jairampur:  Jairampur Battalion of 13 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters 25 Sector under 2 Mountain Division and Arunachal Pradesh Police apprehended one active cadre of NSCN (K) namely SS Sgt Maj  Mahesh Kalita, S/o Rupen Kalita, Vill  Lisan Basti and an over ground wor…


Jairampur battalion of Assam Rifles lightens Vijaynagar Valley, the remotest corner of East India

October 27, 2016 07:46PM

Pranjal Bhuyan
Jairampur: Vijaynagar valley, on India’s eastern frontier, part of Changlang district has largely remained inaccessible as the only way to reach is by foot or by air since no roads exist. It is one of the most under developed region of the country bereft of modern amenities a…


Executive meeting of BJP held at Changlang

October 25, 2016 08:34PM

ET Bureau

Itanagar: Changlang District Executive Meeting & Mandal Executive Meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party was held at Changlang community auditorium in which Atum welly, District Incharge of BJP national council had graced the event.

Mayong, Miao State Secretary, District Office bearers,…


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