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Mother of two creates history by conquering Mt Everest twice in Five days

Monday, May 22, 2017

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Anshu Jamsenpa (39), a mother of two teenage daughters created a mountaineering history by ascending twice to Mt Everest in five days time according to the  Managing Director of Dream Himalaya Adventures. ALSO READ: North Korea conducts “successful” test of medium-range missile Anshu became the first women to achieve this feat. This was not her first …

Cyclonic storm kills one and destroys 100 houses in Arunachal

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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A massive downpour of rain and the cyclonic storm has uprooted several homes and claimed the life of one man near New Mohong area in Namsai District of  Arunachal Pradesh. The 90-minute long cyclone completely destroyed the phone lines and DAMAGED more than 180 houses including Anganwadi centers, Schools, hospitals and MLA’s residence. ALSO READ: Arunachal Assembly …

Arunachal Assembly passes the GST bill

Friday, May 12, 2017

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Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh on Friday became the 12th state in the country and second in North East after Assam, to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill. Chief Minister Pema Khandu introduced the Arunachal Pradesh Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 during a day-long special session of the assembly, in the newly constructed assembly building …

New Arunachal Assembly building ready

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

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Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly’s new building is ready to hold its first session on May 12. Chief Minister Pema Khandu inspected the upcoming Assembly building yesterday. The Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Tenzing Norbu Thongdok briefed the chief minister on the status of the construction work, an official release informed here today. …

23 Congress councillors join BJP

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Itanagar: Twenty three Congress councillors of Itanagar Municipal Council (IMC), out of 25, officially joined the BJP here this evening in presence of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and BJP state president Tapir Gao. The IMC comprised 30 councillors and 26 councillors belonged to the Congress. After expulsion of one of the members from the party, …

Pre-monsoon showers trigger landslides in Arunachal Pradesh

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Incessant pre-monsoon rain over the past few days has triggered landslides and the flood-like situation in many parts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing normal life out of gear. ALSO READ: Why Apple threatened Uber with action?  The downpour has caused havoc in Itanagar inundating a portion of the NH-415 and causing landslides in some areas, officials said …

Arunachal Pradesh Students Union protest against China’s renaming 6 places

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Fresh rains in Arunachal Pradesh this morning were not enough to prevent hundreds of young protestors, many of them students, from marching in protest against China’s recent move to rename six places in the state as an assertion of its claim to the border state. The protest was led by the Arunachal Pradesh Students Union …

Chill out in the dawn-lit mountains of Arunachal Pradesh this summer

Friday, April 21, 2017

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There are times you are left to wonder if nature has been kinder to some parts of the earth. Certain places are rich with man-made monuments and arts, while some have nothing special to boast of in terms of human being’s contribution. Very few places have the best of everything and Arunachal Pradesh is one …

China announces ‘standardised’ names for 6 places in Arunachal

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Upping the ante, China has for the first time announced “standardised” official names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, days after it lodged strong protests with India over the Dalai Lama’s visit to the frontier state. The state media here said the move was aimed at reaffirming China’s claim over the state. China claims the …

Mopin festival marked with traditional gaiety, religious fervour in Arunachal

Friday, April 07, 2017

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Itanagar: Mopin festival was celebrated across Arunachal Pradesh with traditional gaiety and religious fervour on Thursday. This festival is most popular among the Galo community. Dressed in their traditional attires, Galo men and women, young and old alike came out in large numbers to celebrate their annual harvest festival. ALSO READ: BSF sets up new posts …

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