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16-Sep-2018 Itanagar

Arunachal didn't get proper hand-holding from Centre : Pema Khandu

Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday rued that Arunachal Pradesh did not receive proper hand-holding from the Central government ever since the time it was granted statehood."Arunachal should develop at their own pace safeguards to ensure their well-being,"...

15-Aug-2018 Itanagar

Arunachal CM stresses state's hydropower potential

Recalling years of economic struggle post-statehood in 1987, with lingering memories of war with China in 1962, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday stressed the state's hydropower potential to transform it into a progressive state of the...

15-Feb-2018 Itanagar

Narendra Modi in Arunachal, targets Congress for corruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a day-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh and poll-bound Tripura, took a dig at the Congress over what he said was leakage of funds meant for the poor during its rule."There is no dearth of funds in our country. But when a bucket...

26-Jan-2018 Itanagar

Connectivity a hurdle in Arunachal's development : Bakshi

Arunachal Pradesh Governor B.D. Mishra on Friday said the biggest roadblock in the state's development was the challenge of connectivity."Robust connectivity is an inescapable need for the people of our state to have the opportunity to reach out to national and...

21-Nov-2017 Imphal/Itanagar

Northeast of 2017 is much different : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said that northeast region in 2017 is much different from what was said and written about it 2-3 decades ago."For those in the rest of India, the north-east is associated with ethnic conflict and insurgency....

19-Nov-2017 Itanagar

Arunachal development scenario changed from 2001 : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said the development scenario of Arunachal Pradesh has changed since 2001."The state's development scenario has changed since 2001 with the execution of Trans Arunachal Highway, road connectivity to the remote interior areas,...

03-Oct-2017 Itanagar

B.D. Mishra takes oath as Arunachal Pradesh Governor

 Brigadier (Retd) B.D. Mishra was on Tuesday sworn in as Governor of Arunachal Pradesh by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh at the Raj Bhavan here.Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Union Minister of State (Home) Kiren Rijiju, Assembly Speaker T.N. Thongdok,...

17-Sep-2017 Naharlagun

“Make Swachchta a habit, a daily routine,” : Kiren Rijiju

While participating in the nation-wide programme of ‘Swachchta Hi Seva Hai’ in the premises of Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS), Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh today coinciding with the birthday of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi...

15-Aug-2017 Itanagar

Arunachal has traversed a long journey from NEFA : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh has traversed a long journey from the days of North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA) to being a union territory and now completing three decades of existence as a state of the Indian Union, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Tuesday.However, he said...

05-Jun-2017 Itanagar

Four people killed, six injured by lightning in Arunachal

Three children and a woman were killed and six others injured after being struck by lightning in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday, an official said.The tragedy occurred at Gandhigram village in Vijaynagar area under Changlang district.The deceased have been identified...

15-May-2017 Itanagar

Set up RBI office in Arunachal for financial inclusion : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday wrote to Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel to set up its office here in this frontier state in order to have close regulatory oversight of Public and Private Sector Banks to meet the goal of financial...

22-Mar-2017 New Delhi

KENT RO debuts in Small Kitchen Appliance Segment

Fresh, hygienic and flavoured homemade pasta and noodles have never been so easy. Revolutionary and a must for every functioning kitchen, Kent RO Systems Ltd., one of the renowned healthcare brands in India launches KENT Noodle & Pasta maker.It can make...

29-Jan-2017 Shillong/Itanagar

Minister won't resign over rape case : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Saturday said Home Minister Horju Donkupar Roy Lyngdoh will "not resign" in wake of opposition demand over the alleged rape of a minor girl at his son's guesthouse here."There are law provisions on when I can ask any of...

26-Jan-2017 Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh determined to grow : Governor

Arunachal Pradesh Governor V. Shanmuganathan on Thursday said the state was determined to achieve unprecedented growth."Arunachal Pradesh will be a bright spot in India with an accelerated inclusive growth, equity and all round development," the Governor said...

21-Sep-2016 Itanagar

Arunachal CM reallocates portfolios

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has shuffled the portfolios of his ministers following the hop-skip-and-jump politics in the state last week.Khandu, who defected along with 42 legislators to the People's Party of Arunachal, an ally of the Bharatiya...

18-Sep-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

BJP to provide outside support to Arunachal government

The BJP will support the People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) government in Arunachal Pradesh from outside as of now and the decision on joining the government will be taken in near future, a senior leader said on Sunday."As of now, the BJP is going to support...

16-Sep-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

Congress CM, 42 MLAs defect to BJP ally in Arunachal

In a dramatic development, the Congress lost its government in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday when Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with 42 MLAs defected to the Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Two independents,...

30-Aug-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

Itanagar: An understated tourist spot

"Why Itanagar? Go to Tawang," suggested my friends. But the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, that borders China, has a lot to offer -- peaceful places, fun nightclubs and good food.I was told that it would take only six hours to reach Arunachal Pradesh from...

22-Aug-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

NEIFW: A celebration of northeast Indian weavers, designers' union

It was a creative cocktail of contemporary designs by northeast Indian fashion designers and traditional tribal wear by the region's weavers at the recently concluded North East India Fashion Week (NEIFW) in the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.The three-day...

09-Aug-2016 Itanagar

Tension in Arunachal capital as ex-CM Kalikho Pul commits suicide

Tension gripped the Arunachal Pradesh capital on Tuesday after former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, unseated on July 13 by a Supreme Court ruling, committed suicide, police said.Pul, 47, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his official residence. Incumbent...

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