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Arunachal: Salman showcases penchant for cycling, promotes adventure fest

Arunachal: Salman showcases penchant for cycling, promotes adventure fest. Bollywood Actor and Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Ambassador Salman Khan cycled through scenic hills as he promoted the Mechuka Adventure Festival, which kick-started on Thursday. The actor, who was shooting in Punjab for his upcoming film ‘Bharat,’ arrived at Dibrugarh airport by a chartered flight to attend

Modi wishes Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day

Modi wishes Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day

Modi wishes Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday conveyed his greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their statehood day. Arunachal Pradesh was granted statehood on this day in 1987, while Mizoram was declared a state in 1972. Statehood Day greetings to the people of Mizoram. pic.twitter.com/VEVu6RUrQo —

PM Modi to visit Arunachal today

PM Modi to visit Arunachal today

PM Modi visit Arunachal today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the state of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, to inaugurate the Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre in Itanagar. The Centre is expected to become a significant landmark of the city. The Prime Minister will also dedicate the State Civil Secretariat Building to the nation

Arunachal River turns black: CM request Centre to take immediate measures

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday categorically stated that he was personally monitoring the condition of Siang river and have also requested the Centre to take immediate regarding it. Khandu’s concern comes after the river, which is considered the lifeline of Arunachal Pradesh, has turned black which has triggered panic in the state. Speaking to

China objects to Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Beijing, Nov 6, China today objected to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s first visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying her tour of the “disputed area” is not conducive to the peace and tranquillity in the region. Sitharaman yesterday visited forward army posts in remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China to take stock of the defence

PIL filed for getting minority status to Hindus in eight states

PIL filed for getting minority status to Hindus in eight states

PIL filed getting minority status Hindus eight states: A public interest litigation has been filed before the Supreme Court praying that Hindus be notified as minority community in eight states and given their legitimate benefits. The PIL filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeks minority status for Hindus in Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, J&K, Arunachal

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China plans to dig world’s longest tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters to Xinjiang region

Dig world’s longest tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters : China is planning to dig a 1000-km long tunnel, the world’s longest tunnel to divert water away from Brahmaputra river in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh  to the arid Xinjiang region. The Brahmaputra, called the Yarlung Tsangpo in China, originates in Tibet and flows downstream into

Dalai Lama to visit Manipur

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will arrive here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Manipur, officials said. This will be his second trip to India’s northeast after his April visit to Arunachal Pradesh.Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh told IANS on Monday that the government had declared the Dalai Lama a state guest. “We

IAF chopper crash victims’ bodies

IAF chopper crash victims’ bodies sent in cardboard boxes

A helicopter from the Indian Air Force was crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, in which seven Army soldiers were burnt alive. The accident took place around 6:00 am, two days ago. Due to technical failure of 12 km away from China border in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indian Air Force helicopter MI17 was crashed.After the

IAF chopper crashes along Indo-China border in Arunachal, five dead

IAF chopper crashes along Indo-China border in Arunachal, five dead

IAF chopper crashes along Indo-China border in Arunachal, five dead.     An Mi-17 chopper of the Indian Air Force today crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, According to the information atleast five personnel died on board and other wee critically injured .  The crash of the Mi-17 V5 took place at around 6 am.

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John Abraham poses with Indian soldiers

John Abraham poses with Indian soldiers. Bollywood star john Abraham has done his share of military and cop dramas like Madras Café, Force, Force 2 and Rocky Handsome. And his upcoming movie Parmanu – The Story of Pokran , John Abraham and Diana Penty in lead role. In this movie he is playing military official

Arms recovered from militants in Arunachal

Arms recovered from militants in Arunachal. Itanagar, Aug 29: The Assam Rifles recovered arms and ammunition from NSCN (R) insurgents near Kovin Honkap in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, a defence spokesman said today.Based on an intelligence input, the jawans launched an operation last night and recovered one AK-56 rifle, one M-16 rifle with ammunition

India-china border Dispute- Stone attack by both sides results in injuries

India-china border Dispute- Stone attack by both sides results in injuries

Indian troops on Tuesday foiled two incursion bids by the Chinese in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region but not before stones were thrown and soldiers injured on both sides as India celebrated 70 years of Independence. The clash near the Pangong Lake, which divides Indian and Chinese territory, comes at a time when the two

India Deploys More Troops Along China Border In Sikkim, Arunachal

India Deploys More Troops Along China Border In Sikkim, Arunachal

In a strategically key move, India has poured in more troops along the entire stretch of its border with China in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh in the face of heightened rhetoric by Beijing over the Dokalam standoff, senior government officials said today.   The “caution level” among the troops has also been raised, the officials

Arunachal floods: Nadda assures all assistance

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday spoke to Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu and assured all assistance. Nadda also shared his concerns with state health minister and promised help with all health related issues.Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier in the day expressed anguish over the current flood situation in various parts of the Northeastern

Story of brave IAF Officer who sacrifices his life to save others

Every year we amend our travel plans trying to escape the unnecessary tension that cloaks mountains during monsoons – landslides, heavy rains, who wants that? But despite everything, these nature-related-calamities do affect the lifestyle of those who live here.Just like every year, Arunachal Pradesh stuck between massive landslides and torrential rains, leading to a lot

Crashed IAF chopper’s debris sighted crew’s fate unclear

Crashed IAF chopper’s debris sighted crew’s fate unclear. Itanagar, July 5 Wreckage, possibly of the Indian Air Force helicopter which went missing in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, was spotted on Wednesday, but the fate of its three crew members is unknown, officials said.”It appears that a wreckage of a helicopter has been spotted between Yupia

Search on for missing IAF chopper in Arunachal Pradesh

Search on for missing IAF chopper in Arunachal Pradesh

Search on for missing IAF chopper in Arunachal Pradesh. The Army, the ITBP and the Arunachal Pradesh police today launched a search operation to locate the IAF chopper which went missing with three crew members on board near Sagalee in Papum Pare district here yesterday.“The search parties since morning are trekking through a hill near

Over 200 persons rescued from landslide

Over 200 persons rescued from landslide-hit Arunachal Pradesh

Over 200 persons rescued from landslide-hit Arunachal Pradesh. Security forces have reportedly rescued over 200 people from a landslide-hit area of Arunachal Pradesh.The stranded civilians were brought from Bhalukpong in the state’s West Kameng District and brought to the state capital Itanagar after two days. (ANI with

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PM Modi to inaugurate India’s longest road bridge in Assam

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the country’s longest bridge today. Assam is the country’s longest bridge connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh with two north eastern states.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate it today. This bridge is named as Dhola Sadia Brahmaputra bridge and its length is about 9.15