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Three new tiger reserves for India?

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Dibang in Arunachal Pradesh may soon have a wildlife sanctuary, while India may have three new tiger reserves. Ssoon after the tiger census in January showed an overall rise in…

Centre may roll back dreaded AFSPA from Arunachal

Centre may roll back dreaded AFSPA from Arunachal

ITANAGAR:  Has good sense prevailed? Will the Narendra Modi government repeal the dreaded AFSPA from internal districts Arunachal Pradesh? The Union minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju, has…

Modi Govt sneaks AFSPA up Arunachal Pradesh

Modi Govt sneaks AFSPA up Arunachal Pradesh

How devious! Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has said that Modi-led government in New Delhi has “silently extended” the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to “entire state of…

Tawang Fest: brews local, no Indian Made foreign grog

Tawang Fest: brews local, no Indian Made foreign grog

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) : The three-day Tawang Festival, a mega tourism extravaganza began at Tawang, an important seat of Mahayana Buddhism bordering China on Wednesday, and concludes on Friday (tomorrow).…

Rights-based development for Arunachal

Rights-based development for Arunachal

ZIRO: All India Congress Committee vice president Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on the opposition for its attempts  to create “hindrance” towards achieving its goal of right based development…

Dam the Siang, Damn the Northeast!

Dam the Siang, Damn the Northeast!

GUWAHATI:  Forty four hydel projects proposed along the one river in Arunachal Pradesh that feeds the Brahmaputra? Does the Government of India want to plunge the entire north-east into a…

Stop damming Arunachal Pradesh: CWC

Stop damming Arunachal Pradesh:  CWC

Too many dams across the part of the Brahmaputra called the Siang in Arunachal Pradesh is a very bad idea. A report commissioned by the Central Water Commission has recommended…

Going wild over three new bananas…

Going wild over three new bananas…

GUWAHATI– Botanists the world over are expected to go bananas over the recent finds by a team of botanists. Northeast India is one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world.…

Arunachal MPs: development Arunachal, thwart China

Arunachal MPs: development Arunachal, thwart China

ITANAGAR:– Members of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh have urged the Centre to speedily develop border areas to thwart incursions from the Tibet autonomous region of China. Development of the border…

Arunachal Youth eager to join Indian Army: CM

Arunachal Youth eager to join Indian Army: CM

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki has urged the army to conduct recruitment rallies at regular intervals and in every district headquarters to help youths join defence services. On…

Arunachal Pradesh gets first woman cop station

Arunachal Pradesh gets first woman cop station

  ITANAGAR (Arunachal Pradesh):  The Capital has finally got its first all-woman police station. The first all-women police station in Arunachal Pradesh has started functioning in Itanagar to specifically deal with…

Arunachal students accuse Assam police of encroachment

Arunachal students accuse Assam police of encroachment

ITANAGAR: Tensions along Assam-Arunachal borders surfaced yet again. A student body  has accused the Assam Police of encroachment and illegal action in areas of Arunachal Pradesh. The All Arunachal Pradesh…

Hornbill Project listed for Green Oscar?

Hornbill Project listed for Green Oscar?

ITANAGAR, ARUNACHAL PRADESH: A project to save the hornbills of Arunachal Pradesh has been short-listed for the Green Oscars [Whitley Awards]. London based Whitley fund for nature on Thursday announced…

Arunachal Apples sour with Climate Change

Arunachal Apples sour with Climate Change

Itanagar: The sweet apples produced along the Himalayan slopes of Arunachal Pradesh turning sour, and it’s all because of Climate Change, say experts. With the weather becoming erratic and a…