Tag: Arunachal Pradesh

Narendra Modi inaugurates first greenfield airport ‘Donyi Polo Airport in Arunachal Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi inaugurated Donyi Polo Airport, Itanagar and dedicated 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station to the nation today. The foundation stone for this airport was laid by the Prime Minister himself in February 2019. Work on the airport has been completed within a short span of time, despite […]

Aircraft successfully test landed at Donyi Polo Airport

ITANAGAR: An aircraft of a private airlines was succesfully test landed at the newly constructed Donyi Polo airport in Arunachal Pradesh near here on Tuesday scripting a new chapter in the country’s aviation history. The airport after it is commissioned will be the first in Arunachal Pradesh, the eastern most state of the country, and […]

China launches first bullet train in Tibet, close to Indian border

BEIJING: China on Friday operationalised its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh. The 435.5-km Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway has been inaugurated ahead of the centenary celebrations of the ruling Communist […]

China to connect Tibet with high-speed bullet trains before July: Official

BEIJING: China will operate bullet trains to Tibet, close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh before July this year, marking the opening of high-speed train services to all Chinese mainland provincial-level regions, a senior official has said. A 435-km rail link to the regional capital of Lhasa will run Fuxing high-speed trains powered by […]

Cabinet approves Universal Service Obligation Fund Scheme for providing Mobile Coverage in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam

NEW DELHI:The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Ministe Narendra Modi has given its approval for provision of a Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) Scheme for providing Mobile Coverage in Arunachal Pradesh and two Districts of Assam,namely KarbiAnglong and Dima Hasao, under the Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan (CTDP) for North Eastern Region (NER). The project […]

AAI to invest Rs 650 crore to build greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR/ GUWAHATI: The state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 650 crore project to develop a greenfield airport at Hollongi, near Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar, officials said on Monday. The Hollongi airport, 15 kms from Itanagar, will be the third airport in Arunachal Pradesh and would be completed by November 2022. The […]

Time to accept that talks won’t make China change aggressive stance: US NSA

NEW DELHI: China has attempted to “seize” control of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India by force as part of its territorial aggression, US’ national security advisor has said, underlining that time has come to accept that dialogue and agreements will not persuade Beijing to change. India and China are locked in a […]

Arunachal ALG reopens after 3 years

NEW DELHI: The runway of the Advance Landing Ground (ALG) at Vijaynagar in Arunachal Pradesh has been made operational to re-establish military transport aircraft connectivity to the hamlet, close to the border with Myanmar and not too far from China. An AN-32 aircraft of the IAF touched down at the Vijaynagar ALG on Wednesday, after […]

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation for projects worth Rs 9533 crore in Arunachal Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari inaugurated national highways projects worth Rs 9533 crore at separate events in Roing and Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh. He was accompanied by the state Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Union Minister of State for Home […]

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