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Indian army douses raging forest fire in Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati/IBNS The soldiers of Dao Division of Spear Corps posted in the vicinity of the Bada Kandun Village of Anjaw district doused a major forest fire on Saturday.

Eastern Army Commander visits forward areas in Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati/IBNS: Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, GOC-in-C Eastern Command visited units deployed in forward locations of Arunachal Pradesh on April 6-7.

Arunachal govt to build model villages along LAC

Itanagar/UNI: In a major move, the Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to build three ‘Model’ villages along the international borders rpt border (LAC) on a pilot basis.

Contraband drugs worth Rs 60 lakh seized in Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati/IBNS: Security forces in a joint operation with police tracked a smuggler and seized a huge consignment of Brown Sugar in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district.

8 hardcore insurgents of NSCN (IM), NSCN (K-YA) surrender in Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati/IBNS: Eight hardcore insurgents from NSCN (IM) and NSCN (K-YA) surrendered before the security forces of Spear Corps and Arunachal Police in Longding in Arunachal Pradesh.

Indian army organises medical camp in Arunachal Pradesh's Anjaw

Itanagar/IBNS: Troops of Spear Corps organised a medical camp for locals of Chaglagam in Arunachal Pradesh's Anjaw district.

Bangladesh Army's delegation team visits Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati/IBNS: A delegation of two Army officers from Bangladesh visited the Army Aqua Nodal Centre at Bogdo village in Along, West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh from Feb 3-6 .

Arunachal Pradesh: Peripheral Problems

On January 20, 2021, militants released a video of two abducted employees, Pranab Kumar Gogoi and Ram Kumar, of Quippo Oil and Gas Infrastructure Limited, an oil drilling company, appeared, in which the duo appealed to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Bihar to secure their release. On December 21, 2020, the duo was abducted by the terrorists of the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) and the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland – Khaplang (NSCN-K), from the company’s drilling location in Diyun in the Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh. The militants have demanded INR 200 million for their release.

New colony has been under Chinese occupation since 1959 : Pema Khandu

Shillong/UNI: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Pema Khandu on Saturday said the area where a new colony has been built by China has been under Chinese occupation since 1959.

China built village in disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Exclusive satellite images have shown China has built a new village comprising 101 homes in the disputed area of Arunachal Pradesh,  approximately 4.5 km within the Indian territory of the de facto border, reported NDTV.

Nitish Kumar appoints close aide RCP Singh as JD(U) chief

Patna/IBNS: Rajya Sabha member Ramchandra Prasad Singh was elected the Janata Dal (United) chief by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the national executive meeting chaired by him here.

All eyes on JD (U) national exec meet after 6 MLAs join BJP in Arunachal Pradesh

Patna/UNI: As national executive meeting of the JD(U) chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar commenced here today, all eyes are now set on its next move after the six of its seven MLAs  switched over to BJP in Arunachal Pradesh.

Several government offices burned, police station ransacked by mob in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar/IBNS: An armed group of at least 400 people torched several government offices on Friday in Arunachal Pradesh’s Vijaynagar region, near Indo-Myanmar border.

Congress urges postponement of local body elections in Arunachal

Itanagar/UNI: Opposition Congress in Arunachal Pradesh which has been vehemently opposing State Election Commission's (SEC) decision to hold the Panchayat and Municipal polls simultaneously on Dec 22 amid Covid-19 pandemic, on Friday urged the Commission for postponement of the same till the arrival of the vaccine.

Arunachal Pradesh: NSCN-K militant killed in encounter with security forces

Guwahati/IBNS: One hardcore militant of banned outfit NSCN-K was killed in an encounter with security forces in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district on Saturday.