Tawang festival ends

The three-day Tawang Festival concluded to the beats of traditional music and soul-soothing Buddhist hymns, with Chief Minister Nabam Tuki gracing the occasion.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cancels visit to Tawang due to inclement weather

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cancelled his day-long visit to Tawang bordering China due to inclement weather.

Parliamentary panel pulls up BRO over road connectivity to Tawang

 A parliamentary panel has pulled up the Border Roads Organisation over lack of road connectivity to Tawang, near the Sino-Indian border, saying in case of war the Indian Army would not be able to reach there in a day while the "neighbouring country" would only take a few hours.

Defence Minister to visit Arunachal Pradesh today

Just days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to China, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday visit Arunachal Pradesh.

China shadow over ambitious Guwahati-Tawang connectivity?

India may again approach Bhutan for an early clearance to a crucial road passing through its territory that connects strategically important Tawang with Guwahati as the neighbouring country has put on hold the project apparently due to fear of antagonising China.

China protests PM Modi's visit to disputed border region

China said on Friday it had lodged an official protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to a border region claimed by both countries.

Arunachal Pradesh's districts witness season's first snowfall

With the mercury going sub-zero , several districts in Arunachal Pradesh witnessed the season`s first snowfall since the last couple of days bringing cheer to tourists and local people.

Himalayan region to get special status: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has said the Centre is launching many big projects "which are in the conceptual stage" and the Himalayan region will get special status keeping in view its strategic locale.

42 people killed in 32 air accidents in last three years, Lok Sabha told

As many as 42 people were killed in 32 air accidents in the country in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Rajnath responds to China's concerns on border road, says 'no one can warn India'
Rajnath responds to China's concerns on border road, says 'no one can warn India'

A day after China sharply reacted to India's plans to construct a road network along the McMohan line in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that 'no one can warn India'.

Don't make any move to complicate situation at border: China to India

China on Wednesday sharply reacted to India's plans to construct a road network along the McMohan line in Arunachal Pradesh and expressed hope that India will not take any action which may complicate the situation before a final settlement is reached to end the boundary dispute.

Scrap dealer dies as defunct bomb goes off in Tawang

A man was killed while trying to extract lead from a discarded bomb, earlier used by the forces, at Mandaling village, near Tawang district in Arunachal.

Over 500 monks at Tawang, West Kameng district vote

Over 500 monks of 400-year-old Tawang Monastery bordering China and those in nearby West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh cast their votes for two Lok Sabha and 49 of the 60 Assembly seats.

General Elections 2014: Polling as it happened in Arunachal Pradesh

Polling for 49 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh began peacefully amid tight security. The main contest here is between Congress and BJP but new entrant Naga Peoples Front (NPF), along with PPA and NCP are expected to put up formidable fight in several seats.

Chopper service resumes in Twanag

After a gap of 31 months, chopper service was re-introduced in Tawang district, bordering China with the Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd (PHHL) resuming its passenger services between Naharlagun, Guwahati and Tawang.

First snowfall in Tawang in Arunachal

Tawang district bordering China in Arunachal Pradesh has recorded the season`s first snowfall bringing cheer to tourists and local people.

Thousands throng Tawang monastery to view Buddha relics

Thousands of Buddhist devotees from Tawang district thronged the Galden Namgyal Lhatse, popularly known as Tawang Monastery, to catch a glimpse of the sacred relics of Lord Buddha brought from New Delhi.

Tawang festival to speed up socio-economic development: CM

A complete package comprising adventure, religious, spiritual, health, cultural and eco tourism has been suggested by Chief Minister Nabam Tuki for a holistic growth of the tourism sector of the state here.

NDFB demands Rs 20 crore ransom for release of NHPC GM

Banned outfit NDFB demanded a ransom of Rs 20 crore for the release of the abducted General Manager of an NHPC project in Arunachal Pradesh.

`Know Your Army` Mela generates interest in Tawang

To fortify the confidence of people in the good intent of the Army and motivate the North East youth to join the defence force, a two-day `Know Your Army` Mela was organised at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.