PM likely to inaugurate railway service to Arunachal Pradesh in February: CM Tuki

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Arunachal Pradesh for the first time in February next, is likely to inaugurate the railway service here, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said after inspecting the Naharlagun railway station.

Arunachal Pradesh requests NCST to make corrections in nomenclature

Arunachal Pradesh has requested the National Commission for Schedule Tribe and the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs to make necessary corrections in the nomenclature of various tribes of the state which are wrongly depicted.

Taga alleges anomalies in APPSCCE exam

Opposition on Thursday alleged gross anomalies in the conduct of this year's APPSCCE (Main) exam and demanded the state government to cancel the entire examination keeping in view the future of the students.

Doctors end strike in Rama Krishna Mission hospital

The agitating doctors of Rama Krishna Mission Hospital here ended their three-day strike on Thursday after Home Minister Tang Byaling assured them of providing security during duty.

Kiren Rijiju seeks report on roads in West Siang district

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has instructed the head of departments of West Siang district to prepare consolidated report on areas and villages not connected with roads and other need-based infrastructure facilities.

BJP alleges misuse of central fund in Arunachal Pradesh

The BJP on Saturday alleged misuse of Rs 3,500 crore central fund by the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh in the last fiscal and said the state government should take corrective measures against corruption.

Militants fire at Army convoy in Arunachal, no casualty reported

A convoy of the army's 4 Rajput Regiment was on Tuesday ambushed by unidentified militants in troubled Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh but there was no report of any cuasualty.

Centre clears Rs 90 crore for road projects in Arunachal Pradesh

The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DONER) has cleared a total of about Rs 90 crore this fiscal for various road projects in Arunachal Pradesh.

Northeast MP flays China, lauds Centre's stand on Arunachal Pradesh

Castigating China for opposing development of border areas in Arunachal Pradesh, Lok Sabha member Ninong Ering Friday reiterated that the Himalayan state is an indivisible part of India.

Arunachal Pradesh CM announces Rs 10 crore grant to tackle flood situation

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has ordered the release of Rs 10 crores to tackle flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh.

Need 8 new ITBP battalions for state: Arunachal CM to Rajnath

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki Monday said he has urged the Union Home Ministry to set up eight more new ITBP battalions in the state.

Incessant rains trigger landslides and floods in Arunachal

Incessant downpour over the past couple of days have triggered landslides and flood in various parts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing life out of gear while majority of the rivers in Lohit district have swelled up threatening Tezu and Namsai townships.

Assam flood situation worsens

Assam`s flood situation in severly-hit Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts on Saturday further worsened as river Subansiri in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh was in spate.

Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Subansiri have triggered landslides and flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh with the swirling river water leaving a trail of destruction.

Arunachal gets award for devolution of power to panchayats

Arunachal Pradesh has been chosen for national award for devolution of powers to the three-tier panchayati raj system under the Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashastikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) for the years 2013 and 2014.

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve after the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India conducts a detailed survey at Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary bordering China to confirm presence of tigers.

Surface communication in Arunachal to be restored soon

Surface communication between Banderdewa and Itanagar which has been disrupted since August 15 following washing away of a large portion of NH 52 (A) would be restored soon, PWD officials said.

Surface communication in Arunachal Pradesh to be restored soon

Surface communication between Banderdewa and Itanagar which has been disrupted since August 15 following washing away of a large portion of NH 52 (A) would be restored soon, PWD officials said.

Northeast CMs` meet to decide roadmap for development

DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh would meet the chief ministers of all eight northeastern states in Guwahati Aug 21-22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region, an official said here on Monday.

Constitutional amendment demanded to protect Arunachal tribes

The Arunachal Pradesh unit of BJP has demanded a constitutional amendment to delete the words "any Naga tribe" suffixed after the Nocte, Tangsa, Wancho, Tutsa and other tribes in the Scheduled Tribes list of the state.

Faulty planning hits DoNer projects in Arunachal: CAG

Faulty planning process, non-release of funds to the executing agencies and inadequate monitoring has cost Arunachal Pradesh to a great extent in undertaking projects under Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) and North East Council (NEC) sponsored by the union DoNER ministry.

Flood, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains in the past couple of days have triggered floods and landslides in several districts of Arunachal Pradesh, disrupting road communication and throwing normal life out of gear.

Arunachal to request for `Hinterland Highway` to control migration

Arunachal Pradesh will soon request the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to construct a "Hinterland Highway" to arrest migration of people from border areas near the Line of Actual Control to urban centres.

Incessant rain continues in Arunachal; one dies

One person died in a landslide as incessant rains for the past couple of days have wrecked havoc in several parts of Arunachal Pradesh.

Tuki emphasises on preservation of Arunachal forest cover

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today emphasised on preservation of the state`s vast forest cover.

New species of catfish discovered in Arunachal river

A new species of catfish has been discovered by the scientists of the local branch of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) in a river of Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Popular Arunachal folk tale Abotani in animation soon

Outside Arunachal Pradesh very few people know about Abotani and his exploits, but with a London-based trust planning to make an animated movie on the mythical hero, the folk tales can now soon reach a wider audience.

Small tea growers attacked by NDFB(S) militants in Assam

Two small tea growers were allegedly attacked by NDFB(S) militants near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Assam`s Sonitpur district.

Arunachal Governor, CM observe Raksha Bandhan

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma and Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Sunday observed `Raksha Bandhan` at Raj Bhawan and CM`s official residence respectively.

English Premier League coaches moot laying artificial turf in Arunachal Pradesh ground

English Premier League outfit Reading Football Club coaches Keith Greene and Jamie Carr have recommended to the Arunachal Pradesh government for laying artificial turf to hone young soccer talents.