Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicArunachal Pradesh

Topic: Arunachal Pradesh

Assam Rifles officer injured in firing by suspected militants in Arunachal Pradesh

The firing occurred near Pangsau Pass, along India-Myanmar border where Assam Rifles troops were undertaking enhanced patrolling. NSCN-KYA members are suspected to be involved.

Arunachal district does U-turn on removal of ‘beef’ from eatery signboards

According to the old order, hotels and restaurants in Naharlagun subdivision that fail to comply would have to pay a fine of Rs 2,000 and also lose their trade licence.

Dalai Lama to visit Ladakh on 15 July, calls for Tibet’s autonomy from China

China had disapproved of PM Modi's birthday wishes to the Tibetan leader on 6 July; 'he is our honoured guest with a large following', India had responded.

Why Arunachal, Mizoram have 6 of 7 ‘worst-performers’ in govt’s district school survey

Govt's Performance Grading Index for districts, released this week, is first-ever exercise by Education Ministry to rate districts, and not just states, on their school education system.

Why you must travel to Arunachal before tourism growth makes it another Manali or Mussoorie

Being a part of the Trans Arunachal Drive 2022 gave me a sense that there is a double-edged sword to writing about travelling and driving to Arunachal Pradesh.

‘They buy and sell our kids for oxen’: In some Arunachal hamlets, slavery is a way of life

For generations, the Nyishi and Miji tribes have ‘owned’ members of the Puroik community. While this practice was outlawed in 1999, it prevails in pockets of Arunachal Pradesh.

In Arunachal, a women-run market boosts remote district’s economy by championing local produce

Women self-help groups are creating livelihood opportunities for residents of East Kameng. A prime example is ‘LOKAL’, which sells goods sourced from the remotest parts of the state.

‘Monpas’ is not just a travelogue. Captures life of a people split between China, Tibet, India

The author of Monpas: Buddhists of the High Himalayas, Vinay Sheel Oberoi, cared for his unpublished work even in his death bed.

Arunachal’s Chakma-Hajong census rekindles ‘outsiders’ controversy, tagged ‘racial profiling’

On Tuesday, a protest was held by representatives of the two communities at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against the Arunachal Pradesh government's decision of exclusive census for them.

Modi govt reduces areas under AFSPA in Nagaland, Manipur & Assam, 3 months after Mon incident

Reduction in areas under AFSPA is a result of ‘improved security situation’, Home Minister Amit Shah says.

On Camera

YourTurn

This screenshot of a viral vide shows BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi arguing with a woman

India’s democracy goes beyond the last mall in Noida. Rural feudal rich are feeling the pinch

Shrikant Tyagi episode shows that the State, even if ruled by the BJP, will side with 'mall modernity' and crush the ego of rustic rural feudals.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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