Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicArunachal Pradesh

Topic: Arunachal Pradesh

Important to have civilian population in border areas: Arunachal Pradesh CM

CM Pema Khandu while speaking at a rally in Nacho constituency in remote Upper Subansiri district said that Centre is focused on speedy development of bordering areas.

Chinese citizens gushed over Galwan valley on Weibo, Indian Army-PLA sweet exchange on Baidu

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

China says Arunachal Pradesh part of it ‘since ancient times’

China on Friday defended the renaming of 15 more places in India's Arunachal Pradesh, claiming that the southern part of Tibet has always been its territory.

China ‘renames’ 15 places in Arunachal Pradesh before its land border law is enforced on 1 Jan

China claims Arunachal Pradesh as its own territory of 'South Tibet', and this is not first time it has 'standardised' names of places. In 2017, it had 'renamed' 6 places.

BJP vs BJP as Swamy quotes Arunachal MP Gao to claim Chinese incursions, he says not full story

Rajya Sabha MP Swamy got into a Twitter spat with his own party's Lok Sabha MP Gao. BJP says Swamy 'can say anything because of his political objective, that doesn’t matter'.

Assam researcher and her team discover ‘exotic’ radio stars that are hotter than Sun

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

Congress asks PM Modi to end ‘silence’ on Chinese ‘intrusion’ in Arunachal Pradesh

The party also accused BJP of giving national security lessons to the entire country while digressing from the serious issue that affected India's integrity and sovereignty.

China’s Land Border Law is more sinister than it lets on. India needs a course correction

India may lack the military capability to seize its territory back, but China must not be allowed to nibble it away using the facade of development.

Thousands of fish die as Kameng river in Arunachal Pradesh turns black

The cause of death is a large presence of total dissolved substances, reducing visibility & breathing issues for aquatic species, according to District Fisheries Development Officer.

A quiet ‘Chipko movement’ brewing in Assam to stop 6,000 Sal trees from felling

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

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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