ARUNACHAL PRADESH

  • Four accused for assaulting northeast students in Bengaluru arrested 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Four accused of assaulting two students from Arunachal Pradesh have been arrested by Bengaluru Police on Friday. The four men allegedly assaulted two students from Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from an ATM. Reportedly, they passed lewd and racist remarks to the students. When the students challenged them,...
  • Bengaluru: Men allegedly assault students from Arunachal Pradesh, pass lewd remarks 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: In a shocking incident from Bengaluru, two men allegedly assaulted two students from Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from an ATM. Two men allegedly passed lewd and racist remarks to the students. When the students challenged them, they allegedly manhandled the girl student. One of them allegedly claimed...
  • Indian Railways to build station near Chinese border April 11, 2015

    Panaji: Indian Railways will soon set up a station in Arunachal Pradesh near the India-China border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday. "A draft of the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) is ready and will be signed soon," Parrikar said, adding he has spoken in detail about the project to Railway...
  • Majority of women drug users introduced to opium by husbands April 3, 2015

    Itanagar: A majority of women drug-users in Arunachal Pradesh were introduced to opium after marriage, by their husbands, a new study has revealed. The study - "Women Who Use Drugs in Northeast India" - noted, "A household survey in the state found that 2.1 per cent of females were opium users"...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Army convoy ambushed in Tirap district, 3 soldiers killed April 2, 2015

    Itanagar: Three Army personnel were on Thursday killed and four injured when suspected NSCN rebels terrorists ambushed their vehicle in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district bordering Nagaland. The ambush on the last of the four vehicles of the convoy took place around 6 AM at Tupi village along Khonsa-Longding road, Tirap SP...
  • China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace March 24, 2015

    Beijing: China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquility along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China's foreign ministry said after talks in New Delhi. The talks are aimed at fixing a dispute over the border that divides Asia's largest nations, part of...
  • China to propose new code of conduct for Line of Actual Control in border talks with India March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In the 18th round of border talks with India, China is likely to propose a new code of conduct for the Line of Actual Control. The talks hold political significance as these are the first round of negotiations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. The talks are...
  • China protests PM Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, says it isn't conducive for bilateral relations February 21, 2015

    Shanghai: China said on Friday it had lodged an official protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to a border region claimed by both countries. China disputes the entire territory of Arunachal Pradesh, calling it south Tibet. Its historic town Tawang, a key site for Tibetan Buddhism, was briefly occupied by...
  • EC announces dates for by-elections in WB, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and AP January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the dates for by-elections to fill vacancies in the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies of West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The by-elections will take place on February 13 and the counting of votes will take...
  • Bezbaruah committee recommendations will be implemented within 6 months: Rajnath Singh January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the government has approved the recommendations made by the Bezbaruah committee which will be implemented in the next 6 months. He also said that a North East Special unit of police has been activated in Delhi to address problems of people from the...
  • Former Arunachal CM Jarbom Gamlin passes away December 1, 2014

    Gurgaon/Itanagar: Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin died at a hospital in Gurgaon, his family said on Monday. He was 53. Gamlin was suffering from liver thrombosis when he passed away on Sunday night. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.His body will be flown to...
  • Narendra Modi to make his first visit to northeast in November end November 11, 2014

    Agartala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his first visit to the northeast in November-end and will inaugurate the annual conference of state police chiefs in Guwahati on November 29, an official said on Tuesday. He is also likely to meet the chief ministers of all the eight northeastern states, including...
  • China to construct new rail line in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh November 1, 2014

    Beijing: China approved construction of a new strategically important high altitude railway line in Tibet costing about US $6 billion that would come close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh. China has approved the feasibility report for the construction of the railway linking Tibet's capital Lhasa to Nyingchi, the official...
  • India should do more to maintain peace in border areas: China October 30, 2014

    Beijing: China's defence ministry on Thursday expressed concern over reports that India plans to build 54 new border posts along their disputed border, long a source of tension between the two giant neighbours. China defeated India in a brief war in 1962 and the border has remained unresolved since, despite 17...
  • India should refrain from complicating boundary issue: China October 27, 2014

    Beijing: With India announcing the construction of 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, China on Monday cautioned India to refrain from taking any action that may "complicate or exaggerate" the boundary issue. "China's position on China-India boundary question is consistent and clear. We are committed to finding a solution to...
  • Government announces 54 new BoPs, Rs 175 crore infrastructure package on China border October 24, 2014

    Greater Noida: Unfazed by China's objections to development of border areas, Government on Friday announced setting up of 54 new border outposts and a Rs 175 crore package for beefing up the infrastructure along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. The announcement was made by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh even...
  • Army officer goes missing in Spain, declared absconder October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A Special Forces officer, who was serving as an Aide de Camp (ADC) to the Arunachal Pradesh Governor, has been declared an "absconder" by the Indian Army after he went missing while on a vacation in Spain in August. Army sources said that Major Sharyf Bhonsle had gone to...
  • No one can warn India: Rajnath Singh to China October 16, 2014

    Manesar (Haryana): With China reacting sharply to government's plans to construct a border road in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sent a strong message, asserting that no one can warn India. "Today, no one can give warning to India. We are a very powerful country," he told reporters on...
  • Arunachal Pradesh, J&K integral parts of India: Sushma Swaraj October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are "integral and inalienable" parts of India and this has been clearly conveyed to China, including at the highest level, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said. Swaraj, in a letter to Congress MP Mullappally Ramachandran, appreciated his concern over distribution of controversial...
  • Arunachal Pradesh to lay out inner line permit for Rajdhani passengers September 28, 2014

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh is planning to provide ILP (inner line permit) on arrival of the Rajdhani passengers and have proper online ILP service. Clarifying the 'misunderstanding' on ILP issue for the Rajdhani passengers, state Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi in a statement said, "What we intend is to have proper online...
  • Assam flood death toll rises to 36; 10 lakh affected September 25, 2014

    Guwahati: With the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday, the death toll mounted to 36 in Assam floods that affected about 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered majority of them homeless. Two more deaths were reported from Krishnai and Kukurkata areas of the worst-hit Goalpara district, while one...
  • Assam flood toll rises to 32 September 24, 2014

    Guwahati: Sixteen more bodies were recovered on Wednesday from two flood-hit districts of Assam, raising the toll in the deluge to 32, as Army and disaster response forces personnel evacuated hundreds of marooned people from affected areas. A report by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said there has been no...
  • BJP caution Arunachal Pradesh voters against Congress 'misrule' September 23, 2014

    Itanagar: With battle-lines drawn for the October 15 by-poll at Kanubari in troubled Longding district, BJP Arunachal Pradesh unit president Tai Tagak has asked the people of the constituency to remain vigilant against the "mis-rule" of the Congress government and give a fitting reply. Launching the election campaign for party's nominee...
  • Congress says map in MoUs with China shows Arunachal as 'disputed area', Gujarat rejects charge September 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad/New Delhi: Hours after Congress demanded apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over alleged distribution of a handout showing Arunachal Pradesh as "disputed territory" during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the city, the Gujarat government on Monday night said that the map was not part of the memorandums signed...
  • China not warlike, says Xi, as border standoff dominates India trip September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world's two most populous nations. Robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute...
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Kiwi's wine launched September 16, 2014

    Itanagar: A high quality wine produced from kiwi fruits of Arunachal Pradesh has been formally launched. The wine being sold in the brand name of 'Arun Kiwi' was produced as a result of an MoU signed between Arunachal Pradesh Horticultural Produce Marketing & Processing Board (APHPM&PB) and Punebased Hill Crest...
  • Rs 4,754cr power transmission scheme for Arunachal, Sikkim September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Monday approved a scheme for strengthening power transmission in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim at an estimated cost of Rs 4,754.42 crore. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved this scheme, an official statement said. "The intrastate transmission and distribution systems...
  • Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki assures action to improve law and order September 13, 2014

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki and Home Minister Tanga Byaling have assured visible actions to improve the deteriorating law and order in the Itanagar capital complex. This assurance was given when a delegation of Arunachal Pradesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ACCI) called on them here on Friday. Giving a...
  • Arunachal Pradesh seeks three smart cities in the state September 13, 2014

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has requested the Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu to set up three smart cities in the state. The request was made by the state Urban Development Minister Pema Khandu at the National Conference of All Ministers and Secretaries of Urban Development at Vigyan Bhavan in...
  • China needs to come to table on border dispute: VK Singh September 12, 2014

    Gandhinagar: China needs to come to the discussion table to resolve the longstanding border dispute on Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said on Friday. "We are having a border dispute with China about Arunachal Pradesh. It doesn't become their (China's) region by merely putting claim...