Arunachal Pradesh

CM Khandu among 25 passengers on board first flight to Arunachal

May 21, 2018, 10:12 pm
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , May 21 :Arunachal Pradesh today found a place on the aviation map of the country as the state's first commercial flight with Chief Minister Pema Khandu among 25 passengers on board, landed at Pasighat Advance Landing Ground in East Siang district.
 
The 42-seater ATR aircraft of the Alliance Airlines touched down at Pasighat airport around 2.15 pm after 1.5-hour journey from the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport in Guwahati.
 
 

China's gold mine at Arunachal Pradesh border may become another flash point with India

May 21, 2018, 10:34 am
New Delhi , May 21 :China has begun large-scale mining operations on its side of the border with Arunachal Pradesh where a huge trove of gold, silver and other precious minerals valued at about $60 billion has been found, a media report said .
 
The mine project is being undertaken in Lhunze county under Chinese control adjacent to the Indian border, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported.
 
China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet.
 

Threats to Bengal Slow loris in Arunachal Pradesh

May 19, 2018, 2:35 pm
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , May 19: Scarcity of food and depleted natural habitat are forcing the Bengal slow lorises in East Siang district to stray into human settlement areas.
 
In past few years, at least 10 slow lorises have been captured by the locals that had strayed into human settlements in different parts of the district. The captured animals were later released in reserved forests by forest officials.
 

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

May 5, 2018, 12:29 pm
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradsh) , May 5 :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.
 

Arunachal Pradesh : Army Vehicle falls in Kundil river, 3 jawans die, 4 injured

April 22, 2018, 11:58 pm
 
 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh ), April 22: Three Army personnel were killed and  four other officers were injured  when a vehicle of the Madras Regiment skidded off the road and fell into the Kundil River in Lower Dibang Valley district early on Sunday, official sources said.
 

Cash Crunch: Arunachal ATMs go dry as RBI delays cash remittance

April 18, 2018, 8:10 am
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) April 18: The cash drought in the automated teller machines (ATM) in and around the capital complex and in several other districts has left the public in a state of perpetual anguish for the last couple of weeks.
The cash crisis began about four months back; since then, it has become a regular phenomenon.
 
The authorities of the State Bank of India’s (SBI) Itanagar branch blame the Guwahati branch of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for delaying remittance of cash to the Itanagar branch.
 

Indian Army Capable of Meeting Any Challenge at Border, Says Arunachal Pradesh Governor

April 17, 2018, 9:58 am
New Delhi, April 17: Arunachal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra on Monday said Chinese troops often come near to the Indian territory but our Army has the capability to meet any challenge, a news agency ANI reported. Talking to a news agency, Mishra said that our Army will never let Chinese troops enter the Indian border.
 

Air Force Lands Its Largest Transport Aircraft In Arunachal Pradesh's Tuting

March 15, 2018, 11:30 pm
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) Mar 15:  The Indian Air Force's largest transport aircraft, the C-17 Globemaster, on Tuesday landed at Arunachal Pradesh's Tuting airfield which is close to the Chinese border.
 
The landing of the US-manufactured aircraft is seen as part of the air force's move to strengthen its overall operations in the strategically-key border state.
 

Arunachal Pradesh : Mob drags out two rape accused from police station and kills them

February 20, 2018, 4:41 pm
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Feb 20  :In a shocking incident, an irate mob today dragged out two rape accused from a police station in Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh and beat them to death.
 
The two accused, now dead, have been identified as Sanjay Sabar, 30 and Jagadish Lohar, 25, migrant laborers from neighboring Assam.
 

Arunachal Pradesh : Fire breaks out in Dirang, 45 houses gutted

January 29, 2018, 12:59 am
By: Pranab Kumar Das
 
Dirrang (Arunachal Pradesh), Jan 28 : More than 45 houses and shop have been gutted in an inferno  at Dirang in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh   , Indo-Tibetan Border police( ITBP)  and Sashatra Seema Bal (SSB)  personnel’s rescued several people from the area ,sources said .
 
The devastating fire spread on  both sides of the road  which is very narrow ,damaging several shops  houses  within  a span of an hour , officials said .
 

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