After Inviting the Dalai Lama to Arunachal, India Welcomes US ambassador In Tawang

Verma’s visit to the northeastern state comes at a time when New Delhi’s ties with Beijing have been under some pressure. New Delhi: The three-day annual extravaganza of the Arunachal Pradesh government, the Tawang Festival beginning October 21, this time round has a conspicuous state guest – US ambassador Richard Verma. Verma reached Tawang, which borders…

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Heavy rains hit Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal; four killed in Uttar Pradesh

  July 22, 2016 | 5:32 PM By PTI People walk with umbrellas during heavy rains in Shimla on Thursday. The weatherman has warned of very heavy rains in West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya and Bihar on Saturday. Photo – PTI Sharelines Heavy rains hit Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal; four killed in…

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History amid natural beauty: Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh has a culture of its own

Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is one of those fabulous destinations, which is fascinating for any tourist but rarely finds its way to their checklist. This hilly destination is surrounded by beautiful glacial lakes in and around the valley with crystal clear blue waters. Encircled by lofty and magnificent mountains,            …

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Landslides And Flooding Kill At Least 40 In Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh

DEHRADUN/WEST KAMENG:  At least 40 people have  died in Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh after torrential rain triggered landslides and floods in the Himalayan states. 29 people were killed and 15 are missing after cloudbursts and landslides triggered by heavy rain in Uttarakhand. Rescue teams today continued to look for 25 people who went missing following…

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Assam Election Results: Challenges to Pluralist Ethos

This time around (2016 Elections) BJP has managed to come to power in Assam, though as a coalition with its allies. Its vote share this time came down to 29.5% from the earlier 36.5% (2014); still because of the strategically stitched alliances it beat the Congress in the number of seats won. BJP election appeal…

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