Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicArunachal Pradesh

Topic: Arunachal Pradesh

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

Sixteen Arunachal Pradesh police officers receive training in Mandarin language

Similar training would also be imparted to personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police and Himachal Pradesh as well as Ladakh Police, a varsity official said.

Bodies of 2 Army personnel recovered after chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh

An Advanced Light Helicopter crashed near Tuting area in Arunachal's Upper Siang district Friday. Efforts are being made to recover the third body, Army officials said.

Army helicopter crashes in Arunachal Pradesh’s Siang district, search operation on

This is the second incident of an Army helicopter crash in the state this month. On 5 October, a Cheetah helicopter crashed in Tawang district, killing 1 of the two pilots onboard.

Walong: How Army held off a massive Chinese onslaught & launched only counterattack of 1962 war

Even though structural, command & logistical issues stymied resistance, soldiers still put up heroic defence and counterattack, says military historian Colonel N.N. Bhatia (retd.)

Alcohol, men, night concerts—yet, Arunachal’s Ziro music festival is safest for Indian women

Unlike Maharashtra’s Enchanted Valley Festival or NH Weekender, Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro music festival was a surreal experience for women, including those travelling solo.

Tapi Mra, first Arunachalee to conquer Mount Everest, goes missing in snow-capped Kyarisatam

Tapi went missing 7 days ago since he went on an official mission to explore Mount Kyarisatam, one of Arunachal’s highest peaks.

Aiming to corner NDA govt, Congress renews NE panel to ‘probe Chinese incursions’ in Arunachal

Earlier this month, former Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki was appointed chairman of Northeast Congress Coordination Committee, a panel first formed in 1978.

WEF launches initiative for last-mile drone delivery of medicines in Arunachal Pradesh

World Economic Forum's ‘Medicine from the sky’ initiative aims to utilise drones for communities in Seppa, a town in East Kameng district of the state.

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.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.