Arunachal Pradesh: Help us in our development agenda says Kiren Rijiju

Arunachal Pradesh: Help us in our development agenda says Kiren Rijiju

ITANAGAR, April 25, 2018: Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday asked the people of Arunachal Pradesh to be a partner in state building by contributing towards the process of development. Inaugurating ‘Cadence 2018’, the 12th edition of an inter-college youth festival at Rajiv Gandhi University, the minister of state for home affairs said a ‘great state’ is […]

Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & Meghalaya to roll out intra-State e-way bill from April 25

Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & Meghalaya to roll out intra-State e-way bill from April 25

The Hindustan Times | April 23, 2018 In keeping with its plan to roll out the e-way bill system for the intra-State transport of goods in a phased manner, the GST Council on Monday announced the third phase, from April 25, in which the system will become applicable for Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim, and […]

Foreigners can now travel to Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur unrestricted

Foreigners can now travel to Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur unrestricted

PTI | April 23, 2018 Foreign tourists, except those from Pakistan, China and Afghanistan, would now be allowed to visit some of the most pristine locations of the country which, so far, were out of bounds for them without a special permit, officials said on Monday. The Home Ministry has decided to relax the six-decade-old […]

Arunachal Pradesh: 2 soldiers killed, one feared missing after army vehicle falls into river

Arunachal Pradesh: 2 soldiers killed, one feared missing after army vehicle falls into river

ITANAGAR, April 23, 2018: In a tragic incident, two soldiers, lance naik Parsuram K. and sipahi B. Amarnath, died after the truck they were travelling in fell into the Kundil river near Kabang village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley district on Sunday morning. The truck was carrying 18 jawans, of whom 15 were rescued, while […]

Arunachal Pradesh to have four major outdoor sports stadiums

Arunachal Pradesh to have four major outdoor sports stadiums

ITANAGAR, Apr 18: The sports scenario in the state will witness massive changes with the construction of four major outdoor stadiums nearing completion. The outdoor sport stadiums (executed by the Urban Development Department) include the ones in Yupia (Papum Pare), Ziro (Lower Subansiri), Pasighat (East Siang) and Daporijo (Upper Subansiri) are at different stages of completion. […]

Assam: IAF carries out bombing exercise on Assam-Arunachal border

Assam: IAF carries out bombing exercise on Assam-Arunachal border

GUWAHATI, April 20, 2018: In a show of India’s military might, Sukhoi jets on Thursday carried out a massive bombing exercise on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.The fighter jets carpet-bombed a firing range as part of ‘Gaganshakti-2018’, the Indian Air Force’s biggest exercise in recent times. A similar exercise was carried out recently on the country’s […]

Five facts about Arunachal Pradesh’s festival of water, Sangken festival

Five facts about Arunachal Pradesh’s festival of water, Sangken festival

The North-east of India is home to several tribes and witnesses an incredible amount of traditional and indigenous festivals year-round. Every April, the Sangken festival is celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Assam, as the traditional New Year’s Day by the Theravada Buddhist Communities. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars. Here are five […]

Northeast India’s bishop conferred with Bharat Gaurav Award in London

Northeast India’s bishop conferred with Bharat Gaurav Award in London

From Our Correspondent April 14, 2018 London — A Catholic bishop from the remotest corner of Northeast India was awarded Bharat Gaurav Award at a ceremony held at U.K. House of Commons in British Parliament London on April 13th, 2018. Bishop (Dr.) George Palliparambil of Miao diocese in East Arunachal is the first Catholic Bishop […]

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