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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...

21-Jan-2018 Nampong (Arunachal Pradesh)

Pema Khandu inaugurates World War II Memorial Museum in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday inaugurated the World War II Memorial Museum here in the state's Changlang district bordering Myanmar.Built by the Union Culture Ministry, the Rs 2.25 crore museum in memory of those who laid down their lives...

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....

07-Oct-2017 Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh)

Tibetans aren't demanding Indian citizenship : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday said that Tibetans were not demanding Indian citizenship."The present population of Tibetans in Arunachal is around 7,000, which is decreasing every year. Many Tibetan families are being offered jobs and...

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...

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...

12-Feb-2017 Dollongmukh (Arunachal Pradesh)

Will sort out problems of Subansiri Hydro Electric Project : Pema Khandu

The Arunachal Pradesh government will soon work to sort out the problems that have stalled implementation of the 2,000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Sunday.Khandu, who visited the project site with National...

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...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

BJP will form government in Manipur : Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday said that the BJP would succeed in forming government in Manipur, which will go to polls in March."I am sure that BJP will form a government in Manipur," Khandu told IANS on the sidelines of BJP's National...

20-Dec-2016 Dambuk (Arunachal Pradesh)

Overall, demonetisation is good for the country : Pema Khandu

Demonetisation, which has caused acute distress across the country, doesn't seem to have had much of an impact in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. Chief Minister Pema Khandu has described it as "good" for the nation, adding that connectivity needs to improve...

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...

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,...

08-Aug-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

Medical team in Arunachal village after epidemic

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has sent a medical team to a village bordering Myanmar where an epidemic like situation has broken out with many people taken ill.Unconfirmed reports say at least 19 people have died due to the epidemic in Chongkhow...

03-Aug-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu chairs maiden Cabinet meeting

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who presided over the first meeting of the newly-constituted Cabinet on Wednesday, made several key decisions.Keeping prime social sectors like education and health high on agenda, the Cabinet has unanimously decided...

03-Aug-2016 Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

Pema Khandu expands cabinet, inducts 10 ministers

In its first expansion of the cabinet, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expanded his cabinet by inducting 10 ministers including former Speaker Nabam Rebia.Governor Tathagata Roy administered the oath of office and secrecy to the...

20-Jul-2016 Itanagar

Pema Khandu wins floor test in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday won the floor test in the assembly as 44 Congress legislators and two Independents voted for him.The 11 Bharatiya Janata Party legislators voted against Khandu. The effective strength of the 60-member Arunachal...

20-Jul-2016 Dharamsala

Tibetan Prime Minister greets Arunachal CM Pema Khandu

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Wednesday congratulated the newly-elected Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu.In a message he said: "It's truly a pleasure to congratulate you on behalf of all Tibetan people and the Central Tibetan...

17-Jul-2016 Itanagar

Pema Khandu takes oath as Arunachal CM

Congress legislator Pema Khandu was on Sunday sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, becoming the youngest lawmaker to head a state in the country.The 37-year-old Khandu, son of former Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, was administered the oaths...

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