China Claims Arunachal Pradesh

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China Claims 'Sovereighty Rights' On Integral Parts Of Arunachal Pradesh

After India outrightly rejected China's attempt to rename places of Arunachal Pradesh, Beijing claimed its "sovereignty" over the region. In a press conference, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said, "Zangnan (Arunachal Pradesh) is part of China's territory. In accordance with relevant stipulations of the administration of geographical names of the State Council, competent authorities of the Chinese government. India responded… read-more

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 11:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Geopolitics, China-India, Sovereignty Claims, Indian government, Arunachal Pradesh

Courtesy: NDTV


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Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter Crashes In Arunachal Pradesh

An Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter crashed near Mandala, Arunachal Pradesh, on March 16. The helicopter was performing an operational sortie near Bomdila, when it was reported to have lost contact with the air traffic control (ATC.) Search parties have been organied, and operations are underway to look for the crew in the helicopter. Furthermore, this is not the first time such tragic crash was reported in AP.

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 04:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, Helicopter Crash, Indian Air force, Search Operation, Indian Army

Courtesy: Zee News India

IAF Choppers

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IAF Cheetah Helicopter Crashes In Arunachal Pradesh, 1 Pilot Died

A pilot lost his life after an Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh near the boundary with China, confirmed defence spokesperson Col AS Walia. As per PTI, according to Walia, the incident happened around 10:00 am during a routine sortie in a forward area. Two pilots were onboard, one died and another is undergoing treatment. Moreover, cause of the crash is unknow, details awaited.

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 03:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IAF Cheetah, crash, Arunachal Pradesh, 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Asiatic Black Bear Cub

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Four Rescued Bear Cubs To Be Released In Pakke Tiger Reserve: Arunachal Pradesh

Four rescued bear cubs will soon be released in Arunachal Pradesh’s Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR). The bears include a five-month-old Siyang, and three of her peers. Notably, the acclimatisation process has been completed under the supervision of experts over the past few weeks. Siyang was rescued by local environmentalists when it was just a month old. It was then brought to Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), where it was nursed. 

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: bear, Arunachal Pradesh, Pakke Tiger Reserve, environment, Asiatic Black Bear


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Woman Arrested For Child Trafficking In Arunachal Pradesh’s Itanagar; 4-Month-Old Baby Rescued

In Arunachal Pradesh’s Itanagar, the police along with ChildLine service, arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in child trafficking. The police also rescued a 4-month-old infant from her. The woman has been identified as Anu Wangsa, who was also in the year 2021, on charges of drug possession. The arrest has come after receiving complaint from a female drug addict.

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 02:27 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Any Wangsa, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Child Trafficking, drug peddling

Courtesy: ANI

Tapi Mra

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Arunachal Mountaineer Missing Since 7 Days; Rescue Operation Paused Due To Bad Weather

Mountaineer Tapi Mra and his assistant Niku Dao have reported gone missing for the past seven days during an expedition trip Mount Khyarisattam. Mra is reportedly the first person from Arunachal Pradesh to scale the mighty Mount Everest. Sports and Youth Affairs minister Mama Natung said that a search and rescue operation which was initiated using Indian Army choppers had been paused due to bad weather. 

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:26 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, Tapi Mra, Mount Khyarisattam, Mama Natung, Niku Dao

Courtesy: ANI

Arunachal Pradesh Drone Project

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Arunachal Pradesh Launches Drone-Based Healthcare Services

Arunachal Pradesh successfully inaugurated the first drone service "medicine from the sky" on August 15. Chief Minister Pema Khandu tweeted, "The government of Arunachal Pradesh has decided to conduct a pilot project of using drones in healthcare, agriculture and disaster management in collaboration with the World Economic Forum." He stated that the pilot project was supported by United States Agency for International Development and was… read-more

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:50 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, first drone service, medicine, medicine from sky project, Drone

Courtesy: ANI

Airport construction

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Hollongi Greenfield Airport In Arunachal Pradesh Titled 'Donyi Polo'

The Arunachal Pradesh administration has named the Itanagar airport, which is currently under construction, "Donyi Polo Airport." The name of Itanagar's lone airport would signify the tribally dominating state's long-standing customs and rich cultural history, as well as the populace's long-standing indigenous veneration for the Sun (Donyi) and the Moon (Polo). Itanagar's "Donyi Polo Airport" will be Arunachal Pradesh's third airport,… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 05:11 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, Airport, Hollongi greenfield airport, Donyi Polo, Itanagar

Courtesy: Zee news

IAF found missing workers

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IAF Finds 7 Missing Workers Near Arunachal Pradesh Forest, 12 Still Missing

The Indian Air Force rescued seven missing workers, who fled from a road construction site near Indo-China border. The workers from Assam were found on July 22, 17 days after being missing, inside a dense forest in Kurung Kumey, Arunachal Pradesh. The officials further said, the efforts to find 12 more missing workers are underway. Notably, workers are taken to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) medical facility for treatment.

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IAF, Arunachal Pradesh, Missing Workers, Indo-China Border, FOREST

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Kurung Kumey

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19 Road Construction Workers Go Missing Near India-China Border; One Found Dead In River

In Arunachal Pradesh's Kurung Kumey district, one labourer died and 18 others were injured near the India-China border. Reportedly, the labourers were working at a construction site, and are missing since 14 days. After going missing on July 5, one labourers body was found in Furak river. Reportedly, the labourers were engaged in a road construction work. Further details are awaited.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 11:10 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: India-China Border, Arunachal Pradesh, Kurung Kumey, Furak River, Road construction

Courtesy: ANI