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Modi govt proposes 15.6-km twin road tunnel of strategic importance under Brahmaputra

The proposed project will cost Rs 12,807 crore and is a greenfield alignment to provide a direct link between Gohpur and Numaligarh. It will protect the Kaziranga National Park.
Youth of the Changlang district dressed in traditional attire. The district is home to tribes such as Tangsa, Singpho and Tutsa | changlang.nic.in

Arunachal farmer turns teacher to save his tribe’s endangered Tangsa language

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

Naga couple set to trek to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for orphanage library

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

Former Sikkim boxer, who fought paralysis, behind Lovlina Borgohain’s Olympics journey

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
Representational image. | Medics collect swab samples of Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Guwahati. | Photo: ANI

High positivity, caseload in northeast has Centre on edge, but states say situation ‘in control’

Central govt held a meeting with northeast states' health department officials this week to understand their containment plans.
(Clockwise) Pratima Bhoumik, Sarbananda Sonowal, Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Rameshwar Teli and Kiren Rijiju — the five BJP leaders from the Northeast who have been named ministers in the Modi government. | Photo: ANI

5 ministers, including a first from Tripura — how Team Modi revamp boosts BJP’s NE mission

On Wednesday, PM Modi inducted a record five Northeast leaders into his Council of Ministers — two cabinet ministers and three ministers of state.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 12 roads built by the BRO, from Arunachal Pradesh, on 17 June | Twitter | @PemaKhanduBJP

Why BRO apologised to Arunachal residents after Rajnath’s road inauguration event

An area named Kimin was portrayed by the BRO and others as being in Assam, leaving Arunachal Pradesh residents fuming.
Representational image | Commons

China launches first electric train close to Arunachal Pradesh border in Tibet

The 435.5-km Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway has been inaugurated ahead of the centenary celebrations of the ruling Communist Party of China on 1 July.
Shirui peak in Ukhrul district, Manipur (representational image) | www.ukhrul.nic.in

In this remote Manipur village, lockdown brought the gift of education for the elderly

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

Tiger unit of Assam’s Manas National Park wins International Ranger Award

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

On Camera

YouTurn

Shehryar Khan Afridi in New York vlogging, Sept 2021 | YouTube screenshot

Imran Khan sent Shehryar Afridi to UNGA to speak on Kashmir. But he is vlogging in Times Square

World leaders are in New York this week, and so is Pakistani committee Kashmir chairman Afridi. But he is roaming around in a Levi’s shirt commenting on women and the homeless.
OYO rooms logo displayed outside a hotel in Ooty, Tamil Nadu | Photographer: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Oyo plans to file for $1.2 billion IPO next week

The proposed initial public offer plan of the hospitality firm follows the success of Zomato's IPO that ended with bumper oversubscription on 16 July, the biggest since March 2020.

Defence

Air Marshal VR Chaudhari | Twitter/@PIB_India

Air Marshal VR Chaudhari appointed as next Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal Chaudhari, presently serving as Vice Chief of the Air Staff, will take charge after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria on 30 Sept, the defence ministry said.

Modi at 71 has zero challenge. But one CM is emulating him, a divisive, rising BJP star

Yogi has put high command in a tough situation. If he doesn’t win UP next year, it will set back BJP’s prospects in 2024. If he wins, it will be seen as his win as much as theirs.
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