Centre to build biotech labs in schools of Arunachal Pradesh

Friday, December 23, 2016


Papum Pair (Arunchal Pradesh): To inculcate interest in science and to give students an exposure to practicals, the government will invest Rs 75-100 crore over the next five years to build biotechnology laboratories in schools in Arunachal Pradesh. Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan said 50 biotech laboratories would be alone built …

Arunachal to frame stipend policy for students, Adhaar must

Wednesday, December 07, 2016


Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to frame a stipend policy for the students and to make Adhaar registration compulsory for all students. The meeting chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein was aimed at streamlining the process of the disbursement of students’ stipends, an official communique informed. The meeting also decided to examine …

Ambush on Assam Rifles leaves one dead, 9 injured

Saturday, December 03, 2016


Itanagar: One Assam Rifles jawan was killed while nine others were injured when armed militants ambushed an AR convoy near Wakka in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. The attack took place 20 km from Indo-Myanmar border. Defence PRO Lt Colonel Chiranjeet Konwar said the militants ambushed the convoy of 16 Assam Rifles stationed …

Arunachal BJP hails Centre’s demonetisation move

Thursday, November 10, 2016


Itanagar: The Arunachal BJP on Thursday welcomed the decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demonetise currency denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. “As a tribal state – as notified under IT Act – Arunachal Pradesh has been at the forefront of black money,” state BJP President Tapir Gao said in a statement, adding …

Indian Air Force’s C-17 Globemaster lands near Indo-China border

Thursday, November 03, 2016


Mechuka (Arunachal Pradesh): The Indian Air Force has successfully carried out the trial landing of C-17 Globemaster, the largest military transport aircraft, at the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Menchukha, Arunachal Pradesh, just 29 kilometres from the Sino-Indian border. At an elevation of 6200 ft above mean sea level, with a landing surface of only …

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu flags off India-Bhutan car rally

Sunday, October 23, 2016


Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday flagged off the Indo-Bhutan Friendship Car Rally 2016 at Tawang, on the border with China. The rally will culminate in Bhutanese capital Thimpu, a distance of more than 1000 km. ALSO READ: NewsMobile EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump ‘locker room’ conversations, Trump speaks out The rally is organised by the …

Arunachal Row: BJP to join Pema Khandu-led PPA Government

Friday, October 14, 2016


Itanagar: Amid big turmoil in the state, BJP all set to join Pema Khandu led PPA government in Arunachal Pradesh as BJP’s Tamiyo Taga has been recruited as the minister, BJP State President has confirmed his recruitment in a statement. Earlier in September, all of its MLAs, including Chief Minister Pema Khandu, joined the People’s …

Gadkari promises Arunachal to expedite 4-lane road project

Thursday, September 22, 2016


Union minister Nitin Gadkari has promised Arunachal Pradesh to expedite the sanction process of Itanagar-Banderdewa four-lane Road project for which the state government had made a representation to his ministry earlier. His assurance came when Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein called on him in New Delhi to apprise him of problems and demands of the …

Rijiju blames Cong internal dissent for Arunachal’s Instablity

Friday, September 16, 2016


Union Minister Kiren Rijiju blamed internal dissent in Congress for the political turmoil in Arunachal Pradesh, where Chief Minister Pema Khandu and 42 MLAs have joined a regional outfit PPA on Friday. Rijiju, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, said his party BJP has no role in the latest political instability in the state and the …

MGNREGA payment norms relaxed in Arunachal Pradesh

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


As an interim settlement, the Union Rural Development Ministry has relaxed norms for Arunachal Pradesh in regard to payment of wages and non-wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Act (MGNREGA) . After the state government’s appeal, the ministry has relaxed the criteria for payment of wages and non-wages under MGNREGA through bank …

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