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J-K cadre of IAS, IPS and IFoS officers merged with AGMUT

The notification said the officers borne or allocated to AGMUT cadre shall function in accordance with the rules framed by the central government.
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat(Imabe via Twitter)
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat(Imabe via Twitter)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 09:11 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni

China finishes track-laying work for Sichuan-Tibet railway line close to Arunachal

The Sichuan-Tibet Railway starts from Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province and travels through Ya’an and enters Tibet via Qamdo, shortening the journey from Chengdu to Lhasa from 48 hours to 13 hours.
Construction started in 2014 on the railway connecting Lhasa, the regional capital, and Nyingchi in eastern Tibet. It is the first electrified railroad in Tibet and is slated to begin operations in June 2021, the Xinhua report said.(REUTERS)
Construction started in 2014 on the railway connecting Lhasa, the regional capital, and Nyingchi in eastern Tibet. It is the first electrified railroad in Tibet and is slated to begin operations in June 2021, the Xinhua report said.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 31, 2020 11:48 PM IST
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Rajasthan, Telangana and Arunachal poll results show people prefer BJP: Javadekar

BJP’s success in zila parishad elections in Rajasthan, local body elections in Telangana and gram panchayat elections in Arunachal was indicative of what’s to follow, said the minister
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar.(File photo)
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar.(File photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 04:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran

Judicial probe ordered after civilian killed in Arunachal in army firing

A 60-year-old resident of Pumao village in the district was killed when a team of army personnel fired at a crowd. Several others, including army personnel, are also stated to have sustained injuries in the incident.
Longding is one of the three districts in Arunachal—the other two are Tirap and Changlang—where rebels groups from Nagaland and Assam, like NSCN-IM and United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (ULFA-I), are active.(Reuters)
Longding is one of the three districts in Arunachal—the other two are Tirap and Changlang—where rebels groups from Nagaland and Assam, like NSCN-IM and United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (ULFA-I), are active.(Reuters)
Published on May 17, 2020 02:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

China says Amit Shah’s Arunachal visit “sabotaged trust”

The statement from China coincided with Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh to participate in events organised to commemorate its 34th statehood day.
Amit Shah addressed 34th statehood day function in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh(Courtesy- Twitter-@BJP4India)
Amit Shah addressed 34th statehood day function in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh(Courtesy- Twitter-@BJP4India)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 09:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySutirtho Patranobis

News updates from Hindustan Times: NC delegation to meet Farooq, Omar Abdullah today and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Farooq Abdullah is under house arrest at his Srinagar residence while his son Omar is detained at a state guest house. (ANI/ Representative Image)
Farooq Abdullah is under house arrest at his Srinagar residence while his son Omar is detained at a state guest house. (ANI/ Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 09:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Army looking at plan to attract more tourists to Arunachal’s eastern edge

The Dong village, which receives the first sun rays in India and is located 20 km south of Kibithu along Lohit River, could be the centerpiece of the proposed army plan to unlock the tourism potential of this region that borders China and Myanmar, he said.
The mule suspension bridge over Lohit River.(Rahul Singh/HT Photo)
The mule suspension bridge over Lohit River.(Rahul Singh/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 12:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kibithu | ByRahul Singh

With video of footbridge, Arunachal’s BJP MP flags China’s role; army clarifies

The army responded to the MP with a statement asserting that there had been “no such incursion”.
Seen here is the screengrab from the video tweeted by BJP’s Arunachal Pradesh MP.
Seen here is the screengrab from the video tweeted by BJP’s Arunachal Pradesh MP.
Updated on Jun 26, 2020 02:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

To solve power woes in NE states, Centre signs deal with NHPC, Arunachal govt

A review of the power sector in the North East regions was held by Union power minister RK Singh on Tuesday. The review meeting was attended by chief secretaries and principal secretaries of power of North-Eastern States in Guwahati.
A review of the power sector in the North East regions was held by Union power minister RK Singh on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO.)
A review of the power sector in the North East regions was held by Union power minister RK Singh on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO.)
Published on Aug 28, 2019 10:10 AM IST
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Mountaineers flown in as Air Force begins ops to reach AN-32 crash site

The wreckage of a missing military transport plane carrying 13 people was spotted on Tuesday, eight days after it disappeared from radar screens.
The wreckage was spotted on Tuesday afternoon when the joint teams of IAF, Army and the civil administration carried out aerial survey in the area.(ANI Photo/ Twitter)
The wreckage was spotted on Tuesday afternoon when the joint teams of IAF, Army and the civil administration carried out aerial survey in the area.(ANI Photo/ Twitter)
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 12:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Janata Dal (U) now a state party in Arunachal

In the Arunachal assembly polls, the JD(U) had won seven out of 60 seats and finished second in the tally after the BJP, which bagged 41 seats.
Nitish Kumar-led party had won seven out of the 60 seats in the recently held assembly polls.(HT Photo)
Nitish Kumar-led party had won seven out of the 60 seats in the recently held assembly polls.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 09, 2019 01:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByVijay Swaroop

In Arunachal Pradesh, incumbent BJP government to retain power

Till 8 pm, BJP had won 19 seats and was leading in 9. JD (U) had won 5 and was leading in 2 while Congress had won 3.
In February, when protests in Itanagar against granting of permanent citizenship certificates (PRC) to nearly 30,000 people from six communities claimed three lives and left many injured, it was assumed that it could impact BJP negatively.(REUTERS PHOTO)
In February, when protests in Itanagar against granting of permanent citizenship certificates (PRC) to nearly 30,000 people from six communities claimed three lives and left many injured, it was assumed that it could impact BJP negatively.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Updated on May 23, 2019 08:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Assembly Elections 2019: Ruling BJP look to retain 60-member Arunachal Assembly

The BJP has already got its first victory with one of its candidates for the Arunachal assembly elections winning unopposed. Voting for remaining 59 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha seats in the state was held on April 11.
Women queue up to cast their votes at a polling station, during the 1st Phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019, in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Counting of votes for the parliamentary and four assembly elections is taking place on May 23.(PTI)
Women queue up to cast their votes at a polling station, during the 1st Phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019, in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Thursday, April 11, 2019. Counting of votes for the parliamentary and four assembly elections is taking place on May 23.(PTI)
Updated on May 23, 2019 09:00 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC officials trek 13,583 ft to conduct polls in Arunachal Pradesh

In Arunachal, it took two days to reach several polling stations situated at inaccessible areas. Also, some of the polling officials were airlifted since they were deployed in isolated places.
In Arunachal Pradesh, it took two days to reach several polling stations situated at inaccessible areas.(SpokespersonECI/Twitter)
In Arunachal Pradesh, it took two days to reach several polling stations situated at inaccessible areas.(SpokespersonECI/Twitter)
Updated on Apr 13, 2019 01:33 PM IST
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Congress accuses BJP of indulging in cash for votes in Arunachal ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s rally

Showing two videos, the authenticity of which cannot be verified, Surjewala said that on Tuesday night, around 10.30 pm, during a raid on Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu’s convoy, the police recovered 180 lakh in 500 notes.
Congress party national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the cash was being counted in the presence of Election Commission’s Expenditure officer Smrita Kaur Gill and DC Pasighat Kinny Singh and various police officers immediately after the raids.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Congress party national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the cash was being counted in the presence of Election Commission’s Expenditure officer Smrita Kaur Gill and DC Pasighat Kinny Singh and various police officers immediately after the raids.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Corrupt, eyewash’: PM Modi shreds Congress manifesto

Taking a dig at the Congress’s poll manifesto released on Tuesday, PM said it is corrupt, not a ‘Ghoshnapatra but a dhakoslapatra’ (it’s not a manifesto but an eyewash).
Taking a dig at the Congress’s poll manifesto released on Tuesday, PM said it is corrupt, not a ‘Ghoshnapatra but a dhakoslapatra’ (it’s not a manifesto but an eyewash).(Twitter/BJP)
Taking a dig at the Congress’s poll manifesto released on Tuesday, PM said it is corrupt, not a ‘Ghoshnapatra but a dhakoslapatra’ (it’s not a manifesto but an eyewash).(Twitter/BJP)
Updated on Apr 26, 2020 08:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByUtpal Parasher

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Nomination filing for first phase ends

State assembly polls will also be held along with the national elections in Arunachal, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on April 11.
The process of filing nominations for 91 Lok Sabha seats across 20 states and Union territories that would go to the polls in the first phase of national elections on April 11 closed on Monday. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
The process of filing nominations for 91 Lok Sabha seats across 20 states and Union territories that would go to the polls in the first phase of national elections on April 11 closed on Monday. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 08:18 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Rahul Gandhi pledges to restore special status to northeastern states

Rahul Gandhi said the Congress will not allow the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be passed in Rajya Sabha because the bill is “detrimental” to the people of the northeast.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that his party will restore special category status to Arunachal Pradesh and other states in the northeast if elected to power.(Sourced)
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that his party will restore special category status to Arunachal Pradesh and other states in the northeast if elected to power.(Sourced)
Updated on Mar 19, 2019 05:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Lok Sabha election dates announced: Know when your state goes to polls

The poll process will be stretched across seven phases in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. In 22 states, it will be held on a single day.
An electoral officer demonstrates an EVM and a VVPAT during a review meeting in Patna on January 18.(HT File Photo)
An electoral officer demonstrates an EVM and a VVPAT during a review meeting in Patna on January 18.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 10, 2019 07:55 PM IST
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Violence over PRC could pose an obstacle for BJP to retain power in Arunachal

Voters in the easternmost state had elected a Congress government to power in 2014. But in the next few years, the state has seen four different chief ministers and also a brief period of President’s rule.
Pema Khandu took oath as chief minister of a Congress government in July 2016 after the Supreme Court intervened and forced his predecessor to quit.(PTI File Photo)
Pema Khandu took oath as chief minister of a Congress government in July 2016 after the Supreme Court intervened and forced his predecessor to quit.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

‘Arunachal strategically important, ignored by earlier govt’: PM Modi flags off projects worth Rs 4,000 crore

PM Modi laid foundation stone for the greenfield airport at Hollongi near Itanagar and inaugurated the retrofitted Teju airport in Lohit district. He also inaugurated a 110 MW hydro electric project at Pare, launched a Doordarshan channel exclusively for Arunachal and 50 health centres.
PM Modi laid foundation stone for a film and television institute at Jote, seven electric sub stations and the Sella Tunnel and its approach road in Tawang.(ANI/Twitter)
PM Modi laid foundation stone for a film and television institute at Jote, seven electric sub stations and the Sella Tunnel and its approach road in Tawang.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Feb 09, 2019 12:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByHT Correspondent

PM Narendra Modi to launch Arunachal’s first dedicated TV channel

The 60 crore project is part of the 1,054.52 crore fund approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday for Prasar Bharati’s broadcasting infrastructure and network development.
Arunachal Pradesh will have its first dedicated 24x7 television channel, DD Arunprabha/ photo by priyanka parashar(HT File Photo)
Arunachal Pradesh will have its first dedicated 24x7 television channel, DD Arunprabha/ photo by priyanka parashar(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 07:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Camera traps capture tigers at 3,630 metres in Arunachal’s Dibang Valley

One of the 108 camera traps deployed in and around the protected area for the study captured a tiger wading through thick snow in January 2017. Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary (DWS) is not a designated tiger reserve and is the highest site for the 2018 tiger census.
Researchers have found a promising tiger population in the upper reaches of Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
Researchers have found a promising tiger population in the upper reaches of Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 01:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Arunachal to build war memorial in honour of Moga Param Vir Chakra awardee Subedar Joginder Singh

Born on September 26, 1921, at Mahalakalan in Moga district of Punjab, Singh joined the British Indian Army in 1936 and served in the 1st battalion of the Sikh Regiment.
Arunachal chief minister Pema Khandu laying a wreath at the memorial of Subedar Joginder Singh near Tawang on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Arunachal chief minister Pema Khandu laying a wreath at the memorial of Subedar Joginder Singh near Tawang on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 12:31 PM IST
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Situation back to normal, no flood threat now in Arunachal, Assam: China

Under the existing bilateral agreements, China provides hydrological information of Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo) and Sutlej (Langqen Zangbo) to India during the flood seasons.
This image taken from video footage run on October 18 by China's CCTV via AP Video, shows a landslide and barrier lake on Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet in western China.(AP Photo)
This image taken from video footage run on October 18 by China's CCTV via AP Video, shows a landslide and barrier lake on Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet in western China.(AP Photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 07:16 PM IST
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Five soldiers killed in Arunachal as boulders roll down on bus due to mudslide

The bus was carrying 20 soldiers on a narrow mountainous stretch to their nearby camp on Friday after a training exercise in Lower Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
A helicopter evacuated six injured personnel to a nearby hospital.(AFP/Photo for representation)
A helicopter evacuated six injured personnel to a nearby hospital.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Published on Jun 30, 2018 11:52 AM IST
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Guwahati | ByAssociated Press

ATMs run out of cash in Arunachal, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram

Senior bank officials said that the delay in supplying of remittances by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Guwahati caused the note crisis in most of the ATMs..
File photo of an ATM facility with a ‘no cash’ sign in Bengaluru on April 18.(REUTERS)
File photo of an ATM facility with a ‘no cash’ sign in Bengaluru on April 18.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 05, 2018 05:00 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, Agartala/Kohima/Itanagar | ByIndo Asian News Service

Parliamentary panel to review situation in border areas of Sikkim, Arunachal post Doklam standoff

The panel has been looking into various aspects of the India-China military standoff at Doklam and has been briefed several times on the issue by the former and current Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.
This file photo taken on July 10, 2008 shows a Chinese soldier (L) next to an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in Sikkim.(AFP File Photo)
This file photo taken on July 10, 2008 shows a Chinese soldier (L) next to an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in Sikkim.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Doklam effect: More troops at India-China-Myanmar tri-junction near Tibet, say Army sources

Army officials say Chinese troops did not enter the tri-junction too frequently but had developed a road infrastructure near the area which could be advantageous for the mobilisation of army personnel.
A Chinese soldier gestures to an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in Sikkim. Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Doklam from June 16 last year after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.(AFP File Photo)
A Chinese soldier gestures to an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in Sikkim. Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Doklam from June 16 last year after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.(AFP File Photo)
Published on Apr 01, 2018 04:17 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Walong (Arunachal Pradesh) | ByHT Correspondent
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