‘Our leaders, people have right to visit Arunachal Pradesh’: India tells China

‘Our leaders, people have right to visit Arunachal Pradesh’: India tells China

ITANAGAR, February 17, 2018: In a strong reaction to China’s objection to Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Arunachal Pradesh, India today said its leaders and people have the right to visit the northeastern state, asserting that it is an integral part of the country. “Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India. Our leaders and […]

Arunachal Pradesh: ‘Operationally critical’ road in Upper Subansiri give the tactical edge against China?

Arunachal Pradesh: ‘Operationally critical’ road in Upper Subansiri give the tactical edge against China?

ITANAGAR, February 16, 2018: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has achieved another major feat by building an ‘operationally critical’ road and another bridge in the remote Upper Subansiri district of the state, along the India-China border. The strategic road, connecting Tama Chung Chung (TCC) with Bidak area in Upper Subansiri, was thrown open to public […]

3.3 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh

3.3 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, February 15, 2018: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale hit West Kameng in the early hours of today, MeT officials said here.       The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 km, a meteorological (MeT) department official said. No damage to property or casualty was […]

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 NEW DELHI: Just about a month after canceling government subsidised Haj pilgrimage, the BJP is offering Christians free trips to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland, reported northeastern news outlets. It’s unclear if the BJP is offering this to all of India’s Christians, or only to Christians in the northeast, or […]

Northeast Indian actresses who made it big in the film industry – Part 1

Northeast Indian actresses who made it big in the film industry – Part 1

  SEEMA BISWAS Seema Biswas was born on 14th January 1965 in Nalbari, Assam. She is an Indian film and theatre actress and has acted in Hindi films like Bandit Queen (1994), where she acted as Phoolan Devi. She has a reputation for performing strong character roles. Biswas won the 1996 National Film Award for […]

Arunachal gets first ever AstroTurf football ground

Arunachal gets first ever AstroTurf football ground

ITANAGAR, February 13, 2018: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the ‘Artificial Football Turf’ here at Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy, here yesterday. The CM met the Arunachal football team that represented the state in the Junior (U-19) National Football Championship for BC Roy Trophy held this year. Chief Minister Khandu congratulated the team for […]