Arunachal Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Expert Committee Constituted to examine Rules on Movement of People Near Indo-Myanmar Border

Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted an expert committee to examine the rules which allow free movement of people near Indo-Myanmar border. Indian and Myanmarese citizens are permitted free movement within 16 km of the international border, but these rules are widely exploited by militants for smuggling arms, drugs, and fake Indian currency. The decision to constitute an MHA panel was Read More…

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Arunachal Pradesh Demands Separate Time Zone to increase Efficiency

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has demand for a separate time zone for the northeastern states to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the region. According to him, several daylight hours are getting wasted as government offices opens only at 10am and closes as early as 4pm. Background Recently, the Gauhati High Court dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a Read More…

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China announces names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh

China has unilaterally announced ‘standardised’ names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh. It is felt that Chinese move comes as a retaliation against Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Experts feel that China’s announcement is aimed at reaffirming its territorial sovereignty over the region. According to the Chinese foreign ministry, change of names was a Read More…

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Arunachal Pradesh becomes first NE State to implement e-Cabinet Solution

Arunachal Pradesh became the first state in the northeast to implement e-Cabinet solution for the state cabinet members.  It is a powerful governance tool that will be used to streamline its decision-making process. Using this system, state cabinet members can access the cabinet notes before the meeting. Key Facts The e-Cabinet system is being implemented Read More…

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Union Government extends AFSPA in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh. These districts are Tirap, Changlang and Longding. They have been “disturbed area” under Section 3 of the AFSPA. Why AFSPA has been extended in these districts? The Naga underground factions including National Socialist Read More…

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Novel on Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh wins MM Bennetts Award

Novel based on Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh titled Into the Hidden Valley has won 2016 MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction in the United Kingdom. The novel is authored by Stuart Blackburn. He was presented with this award at the HNS Conference in Oxford. Novel: Into the Hidden Valley The novel looks into a Read More…

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Solung festival begins in Arunachal Pradesh

The annual socio-religious Solung festival of Adi tribe has started in Arunachal Pradesh. Solung is 5-day long agro-based festival is celebrated every year by the Adi tribe in the first week of September. Key Facts The Solung festival reflects the socio-religious features of the Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. Adi or ‘Bangni-Boker lhoba ’people are Read More…

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