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Bandh hits normal life in Itanagar, 21 detained

All business establishments remained closed on Thursday and public vehicles stayed off the roads, Superintendent of Police M Harsh Vardhan said.

Feb 21, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

5W1H: PM Modi in Northeast; slams opposition

PM Narendra Modi is in Northeast ahead of Lok Sabha elections and has slammed opposition and grand alliance.

Feb 09, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, 9th February 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Feb 09, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

PM Modi reached Itanagar: Inaugurate multiple projects worth ₹4000 Cr

PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the DD Arun Prabha Channel, the upgraded Tezu Airport in Arunachal Pradesh, the 110 MW Pare hydroelectric project and 50 health and wellness centres in Itanagar.

Feb 09, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Efforts on to connect Northeast capitals with tracks by 2020: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said rail connectivity between Aizawl and Imphal would be in place by 2020 when a double gauge track would be laid.

Jan 04, 2018, 21:01 PM IST

Shocking! 50 tumours removed from woman's uterus after three-hour surgery

The woman has been suffering from heavy and painful menstrual cycle for several years.

Aug 19, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

Mutilated bodies found near chopper crash site in Arunachal, IAF uncertain

IAF officials in New Delhi said it was not certain if it was of the helicopter that went missing on Tuesday while engaged in flood evacuation.

Jul 06, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Kiren Rijiju's chopper makes emergency landing in Itanagar due to bad weather

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju escaped unhurt on Tuesday after the helicopter he was travelling in made an emergency landing on a small field due to bad weather here.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Torrential rains in Arunachal Pradesh create havoc

In Tirap District, a huge landslide occurred between Khonsa and Longding roads, threatening the very lifeline between the two districts.

Jul 03, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Arunachal Pradesh Govt raises retirement age of employees to 60 years

In order to do away with differential retirement age for the regular employees serving under the same government, the state government decided to implement the retirement age of such employees from existing 58 to 60 years.

Jun 25, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Pema Khandu stresses need for encouraging Indo-Myanmar border trade

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein also spoke on the occasion.

Jun 12, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Pema Khandu discusses rural connectivity issues with Narendra Kumar Tomar

Khandu informed Tomar that road connectivity was gradually improving with all-weather access to eligible unconnected habitations.

Jun 02, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Khandu hails setting up of film institute in Itanagar

Khandu told SFRTI Director Debamitra Mitra, who called on the Chief Minister at his office to discuss the newly functional institute, that the ambience in Arunachal provides best shooting spots.

May 16, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

UNESCO enlists 33 languages of Arunachal as endangered: Minster

The UNESCO in its recent survey has enlisted 33 languages of Arunachal Pradesh as endangered out of which four are critically endangered and on the verge of extinction, a state minister today said.

Mar 09, 2017, 21:36 PM IST

'Kalikho Pul's widow did not meet Ansari'

Kalikho Pul committed suicide on August 9, 2016, at his official residence in Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanagar. 

Mar 01, 2017, 15:22 PM IST

Dambuk in Arunachal: Reaching this land of oranges is an adventure in itself

Dambuk in the Lower Dibang Valley, which is said to be India's 10th-least populous district, is an adventure itself.

Dec 27, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

Northeast girl faces discrimination in Delhi, charged money to enter Jama Masjid — Video inside

A female law student from Arunachal Pradesh has claimed that she was asked to pay Rs 300 to enter Jama Masjid in New Delhi when others were not charged anything even as Union minister Kiren Rijiju said he would look into the matter.

Nov 05, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Conducive atmosphere in North East must for investment flow: Union Minister Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday called for creating a "conducive" atmosphere in the North East so that the investments could flow to the region.

Oct 28, 2016, 18:04 PM IST