Articles about Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is the eastern most state of India. It shares international borders with Bhutan, Myanmar and China. The state has 20 districts with Itanagar being the capital. It is one of the most diverse states with the highest number of regional languages in the subcontinent and also has huge potential for hydropower.

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh sign agreement to resolve decades-old border dispute

16 Jul 2022

India
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh sign agreement to resolve decades-old border dispute

Himanta Biswa Sarma, the chief minister of Assam, and Pema Khandu, the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, reached a deal on Friday to settle their long-running border dispute.

Northeast floods deepen into major crisis; orange alert in Mumbai

21 Jun 2022

India
Northeast floods deepen into major crisis; orange alert in Mumbai

The flood and landslide situation in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh has worsened into a major crisis with more deaths and devastation being reported on Monday.

Cherrapunji receives record rainfall since 1995 amid floods in northeast

18 Jun 2022

India
Cherrapunji receives record rainfall since 1995 amid floods in northeast

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya received a record-breaking 972 mm of rain in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Friday, just two days after receiving 811.6 mm of rain in a single day, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Monsoon to arrive in Goa, Maharashtra over next 2 days

10 Jun 2022

India
Monsoon to arrive in Goa, Maharashtra over next 2 days

The southwest monsoon may move into Goa, southern Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh in the next two days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Take off Italian glasses to see development: Shah jabs Gandhi

22 May 2022

Politics
Take off Italian glasses to see development: Shah jabs Gandhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday made a jab at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is currently in the United Kingdom.

5 most stunning valleys in India

29 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 most stunning valleys in India

India is home to magnificent mountains, long coastlines, serene rivers, and dense forests.

5 popular monasteries worth visiting in India

12 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular monasteries worth visiting in India

India has some exceptionally stunning Buddhist monasteries that are worth a visit.

Centre extends AFSPA in 3 districts of Arunachal Pradesh

01 Apr 2022

India
Centre extends AFSPA in 3 districts of Arunachal Pradesh

The Centre on Friday extended the ambit of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in three Arunachal Pradesh districts, namely Tirap, Changlang, and Longding, from April 1 (Friday) to September 30.

5 things to do in Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh

21 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
5 things to do in Mechuka, Arunachal Pradesh

The calm and serene village of Mechuka is a hidden gem in Arunachal Pradesh. It is a great place to have a relaxing time amid lush pine forests and a picturesque landscape.

Army troops hit by avalanche in Arunachal; rescue efforts underway

07 Feb 2022

India
Army troops hit by avalanche in Arunachal; rescue efforts underway

At least seven personnel of the Indian Army went missing after an avalanche hit the high-altitude area in the Kameng sector in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, the force said on Monday.

Chinese army tortured, gave electric shocks to Indian teen: MP

02 Feb 2022

India
Chinese army tortured, gave electric shocks to Indian teen: MP

Miram Taron, the 17-year-old teenager from Arunachal Pradesh who went missing on the India-China border in January, was given electric shocks by the Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) of China, said Tapir Gao, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from the state.

5 things to do in Tawang

30 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 things to do in Tawang

Located amidst the Himalayas in the heart of Arunachal Pradesh at an altitude of 10,000 feet, Tawang is an offbeat travel destination known for its breathtaking views and serenity.

Rahul Gandhi targets PM after Chinese army 'abducts' Arunachal teen

20 Jan 2022

Politics
Rahul Gandhi targets PM after Chinese army 'abducts' Arunachal teen

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the government for neglecting the alleged kidnapping of a teenager, Miram Taron, from Arunachal Pradesh by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).

'Chinese village' from Pentagon report a PLA settlement: Arunachal official

07 Nov 2021

India
'Chinese village' from Pentagon report a PLA settlement: Arunachal official

A site along the disputed area near Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri district has been turned into a military camp of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), an official reportedly said.

India, China had brief face-off in Tawang last week: Reports

08 Oct 2021

India
India, China had brief face-off in Tawang last week: Reports

Indian and Chinese troops were reportedly engaged in yet another face-off last week along the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh.

'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' reaches Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh

22 Sep 2021

India
'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' reaches Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh

The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal (Victory Flame), which was lit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi last year marking the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebrations of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, has reached Tawang.

COVID-19 gripping Northeast, 45 districts have over 10% positivity rate

07 Jul 2021

India
COVID-19 gripping Northeast, 45 districts have over 10% positivity rate

As many as 45 of the 73 districts that reported more than 10% coronavirus positivity rate in the previous week are from the Northeast region of the country, the Union Health Ministry said.

China launches first bullet train in Tibet

25 Jun 2021

World
China launches first bullet train in Tibet

China on Friday operationalized its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Royal Bengal tigress mauls zoo attendant to death in Itanagar

19 May 2021

India
Royal Bengal tigress mauls zoo attendant to death in Itanagar

A 35-year-old zoo attendant was mauled to death by a Royal Bengal tigress at the Biological Park in Itanagar, an official said.

Rare white-bellied heron spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

01 May 2021

India
Rare white-bellied heron spotted in Arunachal Pradesh

The white-bellied heron, a rare and elusive bird, was spotted at Walong in the Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

31 Jan 2021

India
#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Chinese village: AAPSU demands counter-measures against Beijing's 'expansionist' move

21 Jan 2021

India
Chinese village: AAPSU demands counter-measures against Beijing's 'expansionist' move

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) on Thursday said it has taken serious note of China reportedly establishing a village in Upper Subansiri district in the northeastern state and demanded that the Centre initiates appropriate counter-measures to check Beijing's "expansionist" move.

Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'

18 Jan 2021

India
Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'

India is keeping a "constant watch" on all developments having a bearing on national security, the central government said on Monday amid reports of fresh Chinese construction activity in Arunachal Pradesh.

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

17 Jan 2021

India
Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.

Miffed with BJP, Nitish Kumar says 'didn't want CM post'

28 Dec 2020

Politics
Miffed with BJP, Nitish Kumar says 'didn't want CM post'

Less than two months after he was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he was never greedy for the chair and that ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is free to make its own CM.

Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

27 Dec 2020

Politics
Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought a flood of development to Northeast India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday in Imphal, Manipur.

1.7 million deaths in 2019 linked to air pollution

22 Dec 2020

India
1.7 million deaths in 2019 linked to air pollution

A staggering 18% of deaths in India in 2019, 1.7 million in numbers, were linked with air pollution, a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health revealed.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Politics
Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

22 Oct 2020

India
Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

The Indian government has written a strongly-worded letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the micro-blogging website showed Leh as a part of China.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in nearly 3 months

20 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in nearly 3 months

India on Monday reported over 45,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in nearly three months.

China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

15 Oct 2020

India
China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

The Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir are integral parts of India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Thursday.

Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

12 Oct 2020

India
Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that after Pakistan, China seems to now be creating a border row, as though the nations are on a mission.

Talks won't help: US NSA on India-China border row

10 Oct 2020

World
Talks won't help: US NSA on India-China border row

As talks to resolve border tensions between India and China have remained fruitless, the United States National Security Advisor (NSA) has said that it is time to accept that dialogue will not persuade China to change.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases

02 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases

On Thursday, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 63.9 lakh cases, with over 81,000 fresh infections. Over 1,000 fatalities in the past 24 hours pushed the death toll to 99,824.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 62 lakh with 80k+ new cases

30 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 62 lakh with 80k+ new cases

On Tuesday, India witnessed a spike of over 80,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 62.23 lakh. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours also pushed the death toll to 97,558.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 58L with nearly 86k new cases

25 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 58L with nearly 86k new cases

India on Thursday reported nearly 86,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now climbed to 58.1 lakh cases. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities were reported on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 92,339.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 57 lakh with 86k+ new cases

24 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 57 lakh with 86k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 86,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now climbed to 57.3 lakh cases. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities were reported on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 91,195.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 56.4 lakh; death toll crosses 90,000

23 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 56.4 lakh; death toll crosses 90,000

India on Tuesday reported over 83,000 new coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 56.43 lakh. The death toll surged past 90,000 with over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours.

Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions

17 Sep 2020

Politics
Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the Rajya Sabha on the pertaining border dispute with China, declaring that no global power can prohibit Indian troops from patrolling in the traditional areas.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 43.6L with nearly 90k new cases

09 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 43.6L with nearly 90k new cases

On Tuesday, India reported nearly 90,000 coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 43,67,416. For the second consecutive day, India reported over 1,100 fresh fatalities, pushing the death toll to 73,941.

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