Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicArunachal Pradesh

Topic: Arunachal Pradesh

Tunnel under Se La: The pass where the Chinese smashed into India in 1962

The pass in Arunachal has a history that few military veterans want to recall, but none can dare forget. It was the site of India’s humiliation in 1962.

Budget 2018 clears path for new tunnel at Sela pass, will cut travel time to Tawang

The tunnel project was announced by BRO last year. It is expected to promote tourism and ease military movements in a key region of Arunachal Pradesh.

India’s new headache far from Doklam: Chinese troops seen near Tuting sector incursion

Indications about 2 PLA brigades at Nyingchi town, new railway line could start this year; Chinese incursion in Tuting sector came to fore on 28 December.

No disrespect meant: Understanding the carriage of mortal remains of Tawang chopper crash

The choice is to send bodies in available body bags and others in locally available material or wait for body bags to arrive.

Hindi, Hindu, Tribalistan

How the RSS's Hindu-isation gameplan in Arunachal draws upon Nehru's Hindi-isation policy for what was then NEFA.

Northeast is India

The region, particularly Arunachal, has been left at least two decades behind the rest of India in basic development. If the disparity continues for too long, China doesn't have to fight any war over territory.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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