Gegong Apang

  • Arunachal Pradesh: Woman journalist shot at in Itanagar July 15, 2012

    Tongam Rina, Associate Editor of the Arunachal Times is now in hospital undergoing a surgery. ...
  • Arunachal Times journalist shot at in Itanagar July 15, 2012

    Itanagar: A woman journalist was shot at by unknown gunmen and critically injured on Sunday when she was entering her office in Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. Gunmen shot journalist Tongam Rina of the Arunachal Times from close range when she was entering her office at about 6:15 pm, police said. Thirty-four-year-old Rina...
  • Will government overhaul Pawan Hans? May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The Pawan Hans helicopter VT-PHT that crashed killing the Arunachal chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others on Saturday was inducted only last year. The two pilots together had a flying record of over 7000 hours and experienced north east hands. On April 19, 2011 a Pawan...
  • Meghalaya suspends Pawan Hans service April 30, 2011

    Shillong: The Meghalaya government on Saturday suspended the Pawan Hans helicopter services operating in the state with immediate effect, hours after Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's helicopter went missing and was found later in Bhutan. Transport Minister AT Mondal told PTI that he instructed his office to close down the...
  • Former Arunachal CM arrested in PDS scam case September 9, 2010

    Itanagar: Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Gegong Apang was on Tuesday arrested by the Special Investigation Cell for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore public distribution system scam. "Apang was arrested based on material evidence and statement given by the other accused," the cell's investigating officer MS Chauhan said. Apang, who was...
  • Kidnapped son of former Arunachal CM released June 27, 2008

    Itanagar: The kidnapped son of former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Gegong Apang was released on Friday along with his music teacher. Getam Apang and Narendra Rai were kidnapped from a music school in Itanagar on June 18, following which massive search operations were launched by both Arunachal Pradesh and Assam Police...
  • Former Arunachal Pradesh CM's son abducted June 19, 2008

    Itanagar: Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister and Congress Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Gegong Apang's son, Getem Apang, was kidnapped from Itanagar on Wednesday night. Arunachal Pradesh Director General of Police Ajay Chaddha confirmed that Getem, 20, and his music teacher N Rai have been abducted and a FIR has been...
  • Exposed! Rs 700-crore scam in Arunachal | More December 5, 2007

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN on Tuesday unearthed a huge scam in Arunachal Pradesh, involving blatant misuse of development funds, amounting to over Rs 700 crore, under former chief minister Gegong Apang and present incumbent Dorjee Khandu. The scams, unearthed at a time when China has been eyeing the state, have the...
  • Apang ousted as Arunachal CM April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Gegong Apang has stepped down as the second-longest serving chief minister of the country on Monday in the face of dissidence by a majority of ruling Congress MLAs. State Power minister Dorjee Khandu, a Monpa Buddhist of Tawang, was elected the new leader of the...
  • PM to visit Arunachal in February December 27, 2006

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has agreed to pay a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh from February 19, when he would lay the foundation stone for the first airport project in the state and inaugurate a major bridge over the Lohit river. It was decided when Arunachal Chief Minister Gegong...