Arunachal Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Cabinet approves 2880 MW Dibang MPP in Arunachal Pradesh

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved expenditure on pre-investment activities and various clearances for Dibang Multipurpose Project (MPP) in Arunachal Pradesh for an amount of Rs.1600 crore. About Dibang Multipurpose Project Dibang MPP, a storage based hydro-electric project is the largest ever Hydro Electric Projects to Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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IAF AN-32 Aircraft Missing

Indian Air Force’s AN-32 transport aircraft goes missing after taking off from Jorhat in Assam. The airborne aircraft had total 13 people on board including eight aircrew and five passengers. Key Highlights AN-32 aircraft got airborne on 3 June from Jorhat at 12:27 p.m. for Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground (only 29 kms from the China Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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Arunachal has 35% of India’s Graphite Deposits: GSI Report

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) in its report revealed that about 35 % of India’s total Graphite reserves is found in Arunachal Pradesh. This is the highest found in country. Key findings of Report About: The GSI presented the said data during its annual interactive meeting with the Department of Geology and Mining & Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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ITBP Soldiers Cast First Vote for 2019 Polls

The first vote for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections was cast in Arunachal Pradesh by service voters from a remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) unit located in the eastern tip of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Votes through postal ballots have been cast from Lohitpur for many constituencies in India and the ballot papers have Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsUPSC

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AFSPA withdrawn partially from Arunachal Pradesh

The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) was partially removed from three of nine districts of Arunachal Pradesh but would remain in force in the areas bordering Myanmar. The State of Arunachal Pradesh had inherited AFSPA since the day of its formation. AFSPA enacted by Parliament in 1958 and was applied to the entire State Read More…

Month:  Categories: StatesUPSC

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Multi-dimensional Poverty Index 2018

The Multi-dimensional Poverty Index 2018 report prepared by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative makes the following observations about India: India has reduced its poverty rate drastically from 55% to 28% in 10 years, with 271 million people moving out of poverty between 2005-06 and 2015-16. India Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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Election Commission advisory to Media

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued guidelines to media on various issue related to elections like exit polls, publication of results etc. Guidelines of Election Commission Section 126A of the Representation of People Act 1951 prohibits the conduct of exit poll and dissemination of its results the hour fixed for the commencement of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsUPSC

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