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.
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
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In Itanagar, a massive landslide blocked an arterial road, resulting in a massive traffic jam and causing trouble to people stranded with their vehicles. On June 21, due to the landslide, Itanagar-Hollongi near Chimphu, at 10:30 am. The administration started work to clear the debris, which is likely to be finished in a couple of days, leaving stranded vehicles and people with no choice but to stay nearby.
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In Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, two people died after their house was hit by a massive landslide and a woman is still trapped in the bamboo house, which crashed on May 15 night, after landslide. SP Jimmy Chiram said, while two bodies have been retrieved from the debris, the "fate of the woman is yet to be known". Furthermore, the deceased have been identified as Nagen Barman (50) and Tapas Rai (15).
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Sibu George (55), a sub-inspector, was found dead at his quarters, in Itanagar, on April 1. George, who was a native of Kerala, was reportedly found with cut wounds on his neck. Soon after the body was found, IGP Chukha Apa and other senior officials reached the spot. A case has been reportedly registered in the Chimpu police station for the charges of murder. Further details are awaited.
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In the latest in the Nagaland civilian killings, the All Arunachal Pradesh Student Union in collaboration with the North East Student Organization (NESO) held a protest at Itanagar's Indira Gandhi National Park on December 9. They demanded to repeal the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 (AFSPA), reported ANI. ''The anti-democracy and colonial Laws like AFSPA should be abolished from the Northeast,'' said Prem Taba, a scholar of Rajiv… read-more
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu on March 9 promised a donation of Rs 50 lakh to privately-owned 'Deepak Nabam Living Home' that houses orphans, elderly, mentally ill and destitute people. Interestingly, the CM donated the amount from his personal account. He also assured of governmental help for the development of the shelter home's infrastructure. Situated at Itanagar's Senki View area, the private home currently has 160 people and has… read-more
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