New Delhi: The Union environment and forests ministry strongly rebutted media reports and industry data suggesting that environmental clearances had stalled power projects.

Itanagar: Flood situation continued to remain grim in Arunachal Pradesh with reports of fresh areas being inundated by flood water on Tuesday in several districts of the State.

The situation is worst in Anjaw, Lohit, Changlang, Dibang Valley, East Siang and Upper Siang districts of the State with all the major rivers and their tributaries were in high spate and flowing above the red mark.

Itanagar: The flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh continued to remain grim for the second day today with most of the rivers and their tributaries are in high spate and flowing above the danger level.

The worst affected districts in the State’s first wave of flood are Changlang, Lohit and Dibang Valley, according to official reports. At least 75 families of Chakma refugees remained trapped in flood water since Sunday as the turbulent river has rendered the right side of the village inaccessible.

Itanagar: Seventy seven per cent of total population in Arunachal Pradesh lives in rural areas, according to the 2011 provisional population report which was released here on Tuesday.

ROING: People in Anini are up in arms, seeking clarification from the Block Development Officer-cum-District Project Coordinator regarding the implementation of MGNREGA in Dibang Valley district.

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: Reiterating its concern over the mushrooming of new hydropower projects and its future impact on the land, people and properties of the State, the State unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today demanded the State government to


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ROING, Dec 3: An outbreak of some common diseases of cattle has been reported in Anpum, Bizari and Paglam areas under Dambuk sub division of Lower Dibang Valley district since a week. Reacting promptly, the district administration directed the Veterinary department to take stock of the situation.

ITANAGAR, Nov 18: The Idu Mishmi Cultural and Literary Society (ICLS) and All Idu Mishmi Students Union (AIMSU) in a joint communiqu