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Swedish 'shredder' Malmsteen to play for first time in India

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   2:10 pm
Itanagar, Dec 8 (IANS) It is time for rock lovers to get ready for a shredding sound check. Renowned Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will headline the third edition of the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music (OFAM) in Arunachal Pradesh this month in his maiden show in India, organisers said on Thursday. View More..

Torturous journey but visit to Arunachal's Mechukha worth the effort (Travelogue)

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   1:32 pm
Mechukha (Arunachal Pradesh), Dec 5 (IANS) A flight and two helicopter rides later, one completed a 10-hour journey from Kolkata via Guwahati to reach the picturesque Mechukha Valley in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, a mere 30 km from the Sino-Indian China border in West Siang district and some 130 km from state capital Itanagar. View More..

Arunachal seeks to become adventure tourism hotspot

    Updated On : Nov 29,2016   12:40 pm
Mechukha (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Encouraged by a 50 percent growth in tourist arrivals over the past few years, Arunachal Pradesh is seeking to promote the strategic border state as an adventure tourism hotspot to draw the young and the daring. View More..

HC issues notice to Arunachal Speaker on merger with PPA

    Updated On : Nov 24,2016   10:12 pm
Itanagar, Nov 24 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court on Thursday issued notices to Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker and all 43 former Congress MLAs on a petition challenging the legality behind the merger of Congress' state unit with the People's Party of Arunachal (PPA). View More..

B.Com student bags Mr Arunachal Mega Model contest

    Updated On : Nov 21,2016   1:06 am
Itanagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Tarh Gungte, a 21-year-old B.Com student, was announced as the winner of the first edition of the Mr Arunachal Mega Model contest here on Saturday. View More..

Arunachal by-poll records 72 per cent voting

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   11:12 pm
Itanagar, Nov 19 (IANS) The by-election in Hayuliang assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh recorded 72 per cent voting till 5 p.m. on Saturday. The final percentage is likely to go up as officials are still awaiting statistics from some remote polling stations. View More..

Mechuka festival to promote adventure tourism

    Updated On : Nov 06,2016   8:40 pm
Mechuka (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 6 (IANS) Seeking to promote adventure tourism, this scenic valley nestled at the foot of the north-eastern Himalayan range in Arunachal Pradesh will host a three-day festival starting on Monday showcasing local sports, food and wine. View More..

Arunachal Cong moves high court after bypoll candidate rejection

    Updated On : Nov 03,2016   8:30 pm
Itanagar, Nov 3 (IANS) The Congress in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday approached the Gauhati High Court after the state election officer rejected the papers of party candidate Lapalum Kri for the Hayuliang legislative assembly constituency bypoll. View More..

Chinese army intrudes inside Arunachal

    Updated On : Sep 26,2016   10:40 pm
Itanagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Chinese People's Liberation Army personnel intruded inside Arunachal Pradesh in northeast India and put up a temporary camp earlier this month, an official said on Monday. View More..

Arunachal CM reallocates portfolios

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   3:00 pm
Itanagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has shuffled the portfolios of his ministers following the hop-skip-and-jump politics in the state last week. View More..

BJP to provide outside support to Arunachal government

    Updated On : Sep 18,2016   6:30 pm
Itanagar, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP will support the People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) government in Arunachal Pradesh from outside as of now and the decision on joining the government will be taken in near future, a senior leader said on Sunday. View More..

Congress loses Arunachal again after mass exodus of MLAs (Roundup)

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   8:30 pm
Itanagar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress suffered a major blow after it lost the Arunachal Pradesh government again on Friday when Chief Minister Pema Khandu and all its MLAs but one defected to the Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA), a BJP ally. View More..

Congress loses Arunachal again as CM, MLAs defect

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   4:30 pm
Itanagar, Sep 16 (IANS) In a dramatic development, the Congress lost its government in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday when Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with 42 MLAs defected to the Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). View More..

Congress CM, 42 MLAs defect to BJP ally in Arunachal

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   4:04 pm
Itanagar, Sep 16 (IANS) In a dramatic development, the Congress lost its government in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday when Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with 42 MLAs defected to the Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). View More..

Congress CM, 42 MLAs defect to BJP ally in Arunachal

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   2:28 pm
Itanagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Pema Khandu and 42 Congress MLAs on Friday quit the Congress and defected to the Peoples Party of Arunachal (PPA), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). View More..

Appropriate technology must for hillside maintenance of roads: Mandaviya

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   8:18 pm
Itanagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Mansuk Lal Mandaviya on Wednesday said appropriate technology should be used for the hillside maintenance of roads. View More..

Meghalaya Governor gets additional charge of Arunachal

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   3:58 pm
Itanagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan was on Wednesday sworn in as acting Governor of Arunachal Pradesh by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh at the Raj Bhavan here. View More..

Never recommended President's Rule in Arunachal, says Rajkhowa

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   6:22 pm
Itanagar, Sep 13 (IANS) A day after his removal as Arunachal Pradesh Governor, J.P. Rajkhowa on Tuesday said that he had never recommended that President's Rule be imposed in the state in January. View More..

Itanagar: An understated tourist spot (Travelogue)

    Updated On : Aug 30,2016   12:38 pm
Itanagar, Aug 30 (IANS) "Why Itanagar? Go to Tawang," suggested my friends. But the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, that borders China, has a lot to offer -- peaceful places, fun nightclubs and good food. View More..

NEIFW: A celebration of northeast Indian weavers, designers' union (Review)

    Updated On : Aug 22,2016   7:46 pm
Itanagar, Aug 22 (IANS) It was a creative cocktail of contemporary designs by northeast Indian fashion designers and traditional tribal wear by the region's weavers at the recently concluded North East India Fashion Week (NEIFW) in the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. View More..