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Jenjum Gadi along with Delhi Police's first all-women band | Facebook

Arunachal’s fashion designer creates uniforms for all-women Delhi Police band

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
Indian Army Captain from Manipur who 'pushed back' Chinese soldiers at Galwan Valley | Twitter | @NBirenSingh

China video on last year’s Galwan clashes turns this Manipuri Army captain into a hero

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
Representational Image | Picryl

Arunachal Pradesh to screen govt officials suspected of using and trafficking drugs

State Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar said districts of Namsai, Lohit, Dibang Valley, Upper Siang, Anjaw, Changlang, Tirap and West Kameng are among the 272 worst drug-affected districts of the country.
Indian Army personnel during an operation in Arunachal Pradesh | Representational image | ANI File Photo

Indian Army acquires 14 acres of land in Arunachal Pradesh’s West Siang district

The Army has two of its corps looking after Arunachal Pradesh — the Dimapur based 3 Corps and Tezpur based 4 Corps.
P.K. Gogoi (left) and Ram Kumar | By special arrangement

‘Secure our release’ — abducted oil firm employees urge Assam, Bihar CMs in ULFA-I video

Assam ADGP (Law & Order) said they have been working with Arunachal Pradesh Police to ensure safe return of the two employees abducted from Changlang on 21 Dec.
File photo of BJP supporters in West Bengal | ANI

NDTV worries about Chinese ‘village’ in Arunachal, Bengal’s bloody clashes worry Zee News

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Historic win by India’s ‘brave’ team & ‘spiritual’ politics of Rajinikanth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
A 2018 satellite image of a road being built in Tsari Chu valley, with previously constructed PLA post marked | Photo: Col. Vinayak Bhat | ThePrint

China builds village on ‘Arunachal Pradesh territory’ it occupied in 1959

The area was overrun by China in 1959, in what's known as Longju incident. In 2018, ThePrint reported that PLA had set up a military base in Tsari Chu valley, where village now stands.
Indian Army personnel keep vigilance at Bumla pass at the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh | Photographer: Biju Boro via Getty Images | Bloomberg

‘India has stepped up border infrastructure’ — MEA on ‘Chinese village’ in Arunachal

The MEA response came when asked about a news report that said China has constructed a new village in a disputed region in Arunachal Pradesh.
A file photo of Kekhriesilie Rio (centre), who has recently been ranked second in the world (category A) in equestrian show jumping. | Photo: Twitter/Neiphiu Rio

Naga equestrian ranks world number 2 in show jumping, wants to represent India at Olympics

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

On Camera

Downside of dowry crackdown — women’s decision-making power falls, domestic violence goes up

Researchers from Rice University in US studied the relationship between dowry payments and Indian women's post-marital status by using amendments to the anti-dowry law.

Tax cut on fuel prices should be joint call of Centre, state govts, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The FM said that both states and the Centre draw revenue out of taxes levied on petrol and diesel, while adding 41% of the tax collections made by the Centre go to the states.

Defence

Covid vaccination approved for kin of armed forces personnel, veterans in service hospitals

The process is likely to commence next week after completion of registration of armed forces medical facilities on Co-WIN.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

There’s no stopping Modi govt because Rahul Gandhi is flaunting his muscles as Congress sinks

We can complain about undermining of institutions, misuse of agencies, discriminatory laws, use of sedition, rail-roading of legislations. But, on all key issues, Congress is MIA.