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Minor girl ends wedlock in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, June 25 - A 13-year-old girl's escape from a forced marriage in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has brought into spotlight the practice of child marriage still prevalent in parts of the State's rural areas. According to Pooja ... Assam Tribune, 2 days ago

Small states Big politics

The Centre-state ties are extremely fragile. Nascent smaller states have proved that while New Delhi seems over-anxious to intervene, the very opportunity comes from a state itself. The situation has come to such a pass that only party politics tops ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago

Beneath the fissures

Tawang, the normally placid town better known for its spiritual heritage, natural beauty and strategic importance, suddenly found itself at the centre of a bloody incident a few days ago. What appears on the surface to be a pro-dam versus anti-dam ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Businesses, residents appeal Norzin Lam closure

Thromde: Proprietors of businesses and residents located along Norzin Lam have appealed to the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), not to permanently close the street to vehicular traffic. More than 50 shopkeepers and house-owners ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Hydropower lobby drives a wedge over dam in the hills of Tawang

Five decades after the Chinese troops laid siege to it, the 336-year-old Tawang Monastery is facing a new aggressor — high-stakes hydropower politics. Tawang town, 525-km northwest of Arunachal Pradesh's capital Itanagar, has had more armed ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
New Indian Express

Two Buddhist Monks and a Watery Wall of Strife

GUWAHATI: The India-China border town of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is under virtual siege in the wake of a fight between two Buddhist monks over the construction of some mega hydel power projects. Lama Lobsang Gyatso (who heads the Save Mon Region ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Monks and a Watery Wall of Strife  New Indian Express1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Monk turns anti-dam activist after crash

Lobsang Gyatso. Telegraph picture Itanagar, May 4: A helicopter crash in 2011 that killed 17 people had acted as a catalyst in the life of a Buddhist monk in Tawang, turning him into a social activist. Today he is an acclaimed anti-dam wall in ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Choppers ferry lawyers to Nainital as Uttarakhand in political limbo

Chopper ko bata do (inform the chopper pilot) was a common phrase one would hear outside the Uttarakhand high court where lawyers were arguing the case of President's rule and the disqualification of nine dissenting Congress legislators in the ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Activist seeks jobs for kin

Awapani micro hydel project at Alinye Itanagar, April 26: Approximately 25 villages in Dibang Valley district in Arunachal Pradesh depend on the Awapani micro hydel phase-II for their electricity. While its importance to the people is ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
DNA India

Landslide in Arunachal buries 16 workers alive

Sixteen construction labourers from Assam were buried alive in landslides, triggered by incessant rains, near Tawang on the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday. Tragedy struck the victims in their sleep at Famla village, located ...
 DNA India2 months ago Landslide in Arunachal, 16 Assamese Labourers Killed  New Indian Express2 months ago
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