China Objects to ‘Transgression’ in Arunachal’s Asaphila; That’s Our Area, Says India

China Objects to ‘Transgression’ in Arunachal’s Asaphila; That’s Our Area, Says India

Image for representation. China reportedly raised the issue at a ‘Border Personnel Meeting’ (BPM) on March 15, but the Indian Army rejected it, saying that the area in the upper Subansiri region of Arunachal Pradesh belongs to India.   Kibithu (Arunachal Pradesh), April 8 (PTI): In yet another incident of discord, the Chinese military last […]

4 minor girls missing for 6 days in Arunachal

Itanagar, March 27 (PTI): In a suspected child trafficking case, four minor girls from Wakro area of Lohit district were missing for the past six days, police said today.   It was not yet clear whether they had been together when they had gone missing on March 21 evening.   Their family members feared that […]

Arunachal government to promote and preserve indigenous scripts

Dahung (Arunachal Pradesh), March 22 (IANS): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday promised his government’s support and cooperation in promoting and preserving already existing indigenous scripts and those being developed for teaching in the state’s schools.   “This is of utmost necessity for existence and propagation of the indigenous languages that are facing […]

Modi wishes Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day

New Delhi, February 20 (IANS) 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.   “I convey my greetings to the wonderful people of […]

Complaint against Arunachal CM over ‘poll code violation’

Agartala, January 30 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M in Tripura on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu for “violating model code of conduct by distributing materials and delivering speech on religious lines”.   Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) state secretary Bijan Dhar, in a letter to the […]

NSCN (R) cadre apprehended in Arunachal

Kohima, January 12 (MExN): The Khonsa battalion of the security forces apprehended an NSCN (R) cadre identified as Sergeant Major Manhua Wangpan on January 11 from Khonsa town in Arunachal Pradesh. Based on specific input of a cadre “trying to terrorize and extort money from Khonsa town,” the battalion launched a joint operation in conjunction […]

‘Arunachal incident resolved’

New Delhi, January 8 (IANS): The transgression incident in Arunachal Pradesh, where Chinese workers entered Indian territory constructing a track, has been resolved, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Monday.   He also said that there was a major reduction in the number of Chinese troops in the Doklam area.   Speaking on the […]

China gives six Arunachal places its own names

Beijing, April 19 (IANS) China has given its own names to six places in Arunachal Pradesh, which it calls “South Tibet”, in a move to reaffirm its territorial sovereignty over the Indian state.   The Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on April 14 on its website that it had standardised in Chinese characters, Tibetan and […]

Separate quakes hit Arunachal, Tripura

Agartala, February 25 (IANS) Two separate quakes of varying magnitude hit India’s northeastern region and Bangladesh on Saturday. There was no report of any major damage, officials said.   The first tremor of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale with its epicentre at Dibang Valley in north Arunachal Pradesh was recorded at 5.30 a.m.   […]

Will sort out problems of Subansiri Hydro Electric Project: Khandu

Dollongmukh (Arunachal Pradesh), February 12 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government will soon work to sort out the problems that have stalled implementation of the 2,000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Sunday.   Khandu, who visited the project site with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC)officials, said he will have […]

Centre keen to boost rail connectivity in Arunachal: Gohain

Guwahati, February 4 (IANS) In its effort to provide better connectivity to bordering areas of the northeastern region, the central government has proposed railway lines to Tawang, Bamey and Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh.   Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said this while addressing mediapersons on Saturday and added the Northeast Frontier Railway […]

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