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Kovind stops in Assam en route to Arunachal

Guwahati, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Assam's Lakhimpur district on Sunday before departing for Arunachal Pradesh. Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Cultural Minister Naba Doley received Kovind at the Lilabari airport. He then left for Itanagar in an India Air Force aircraft. The President will participate in the va...

3 days ago
President to visit Assam, Arunachal, Manipur

Guwahati, Nov 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a four-day visit to the north-eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur from November 19. This will be Kovind's first visit to the northeast after becoming the President, an official statement said. While the President will participate in the valedictory function of the completion of Vivekananda Kendra ...

8 days ago
Soon, app to monitor government projects in Arunachal

Itanagar, Nov 10 (IANS) Dashboard, an automated centralised web-based application to aid the process of monitoring and execution of all government programmes in Arunachal Pradesh, will be functional in six months, an official said on Friday. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Friday for its implementation between the State Department of Information Technology and Communications ...

12 days ago
Assam Rifles Chief reviews security issues in Arunachal

Itanagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Assam Rifles chief, Lt Gen. Shokin Chauhan on Monday reviewed the overall security environment in Arunachal Pradesh. He also called on Governor Brig. B.D. Mishra (retd.) and Chief Minister Pema Khandu. Assam Rifles troopers are guarding the unfenced India-Myanmar border, of which 520 km of the 1,643-km border is in Arunachal Pradesh. They are also engaged i...

12 days ago
Rijiju thanks Kailash Kher for performance in Bomdila

Itanagar, Nov 6 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has thanked singer-composer Kailash Kher for his performance at the Buddha Mahotsava in Bomdila here. Rijiju took to Twitter on Monday and shared a few photographs from the event. Thank you Kailash Kherji for your rousing rendition at Buddha Mahotsava and well done DC Sonal Swaroop and team good support by local MLAs,...

13 days ago
Sitharaman visits forward Army, Air Force bases along LAC

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday visited a forward army post in Arunachal Pradesh and an Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Assam to take stock of the defence preparedness and the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). During the visit to the forward army post of Kibithu, she was briefed on the situation and defence preparedness along the LAC. ...

14 days ago
Sitharaman in Arunachal, reviews situation and defence infrastructure

Itanagar, Nov 4 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday reviewed the situation and defence infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh with Chief Minister Pema Khandu and senior Army officials. Sitharaman is on a maiden visit to Arunachal Pradesh, large parts of which Beijing claims as part of south Tibet. She will be visiting the forward areas in the eastern part of Arunachal Pra...

19 days ago
India, China hold border meet in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Oct 30 (IANS) India and China on Monday held a Border Personnel Meeting at Bumla near Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang and a thaw in relations was evident at the meet, an official statement said. The meet, that comes months after a stand-off along the Sikkim sector which ended on August 28. Located at an altitude of 15,134 feet and situated 42 km north of Tawang town, Bumla i...

21 days ago
Linking of northeast state capitals by railway network to be deferred

Agartala, Oct 28 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain on Saturday gave two versions about the railway's target for linking the remaining northeastern state capitals by railway network. The Minister while addressing a function to flag off the Agartala-Delhi Rajdhani Express said that all the remaining state capitals of the northeastern states will be connected with railway n...

21 days ago
Rajdhani Express to New Delhi chugs off from Agartala

Agartala, Oct 28 (IANS) Tripura capital Agartala on Saturday was linked with the national capital New Delhi by the Rajdhani Express, becoming the fourth city in northeast India to get the Rajdhani train link. Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged-off the much-awaited Rajdhani Express between Agartala and Delhi's Anand Vihar station. The regular service will start fr...

26 days ago
Balipara-Tawang road project in Arunachal to be completed by 2021

Itanagar, Oct 23 (IANS) A senior Border Roads Organization (BRO) official said on Monday that the Balipara-Charduar-Tawang (BCT) Road project in Arunachal Pradesh will be completed by 2021. BRO Chief Engineer of Project Vartak, K.P. Purushothaman, who briefed Chief Minister Pema Khandu on the status of roads being constructed by BRO in western Arunachal Pradesh, said that BCT road projec...

26 days ago
Basar confluence fest to be held in November

Basar (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) The second edition of Basar confluence, aimed at bringing artists from around the country to celebrate the traditional culture and contemporary arts, will be held in the quaint hill town of Basar in Arunachal Pradesh on November 4 and 5 this year. Like the previous edition, the confluence would witness the harvest festival Mopin by the local Galo ...

1 month ago
Arunachal Governor urges for border infrastructure development

Itanagar/New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Newly appointed Arunachal Pradesh Governor B.D. Mishra on Friday called for a composite package for infrastructure development along the international border in the north-eastern state, official sources said. Mishra, a retired Brigadier of the Indian Army, was addressing the 48th Governors Conference at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. He said th...

1 month ago
NSCN rebels attack army base in Arunachal

Itanagar, Oct 10 (IANS) Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) rebels on Tuesday attacked an Indian Army base in Arunachal Pradesh's Niausa area. Kohima-based Army spokesman Chiranjeet Konwer said there was no casualty or damage to the Company Operating Base of the Longding battalion in the attack. However, the NSCN-K via social media claimed that ...

3 months ago
21 students, teacher injured in Arunachal bridge collapse

Itanagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Twenty one students and a schoolteacher were injured, some of them critically, when a suspension bridge collapsed in Arunachal Pradesh, an official said on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Jamupani in Desali circle in Lower Dibang Valley district. Eleven injured were flown by an Indian Air Force helicopter to Dibrugarh in Assam for treatment,...

3 months ago
Arunachal has traversed a long journey from NEFA: Khandu

Itanagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has traversed a long journey from the days of North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA) to being a union territory and now completing three decades of existence as a state of the Indian Union, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Tuesday. However, he said for reasons of history, the tribesmen have remained deprived of the fruits of development. The...

3 months ago
Arunachal Cabinet approves department for indigenous faith

Itanagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved the establishment of Department of Indigenous Faith & Cultural Affairs (DIFCA) to look after preservation, protection and promotion of the rich indigenous cultural heritage of the state. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who chaired the cabinet meeting here Friday afternoon, said that due to globalisation, exposure an...

3 months ago
Arunachal Cabinet approves department for indigenous faith

Itanagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved the establishment of Department of Indigenous Faith & Cultural Affairs (DIFCA) to look after preservation, protection and promotion of the rich indigenous cultural heritage of the state. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who chaired the cabinet meeting here Friday afternoon, said that due to globalisation, exposure an...

3 months ago
Arunachal Cabinet approves department for indigenous faith

Itanagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved the establishment of Department of Indigenous Faith & Cultural Affairs (DIFCA) to look after preservation, protection and promotion of the rich indigenous cultural heritage of the state. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who chaired the cabinet meeting here Friday afternoon, said that due to globalisation, exposure an...

3 months ago
Arunachal Cabinet approves department for indigenous faith

Itanagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved the establishment of Department of Indigenous Faith & Cultural Affairs (DIFCA) to look after preservation, protection and promotion of the rich indigenous cultural heritage of the state. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who chaired the cabinet meeting here Friday afternoon, said that due to globalisation, exposure an...

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