TheDC team send a warm “Shout Out” to Atharva Singh, a proud son of Darjeeling for etching his name in the annals of Birding in India and also for keeping the Darjeeling flag flying high. Atharva is part of a team of scientists from Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mumbai, who while exploring the high-altitude coniferous forests of Arunachal Pradesh, has recorded a rare species of bird which has been identified as the Three-banded Rosefinch after detailed observations.
In a recent incident, the pioneering ex-army settlers in Vijaynagar, Arunachal Pradesh, most of them Gorkhas, have been served eviction notice. The settlers in Vijaynagar are retired army personnel, were sent by the Government of India in the 1960s to occupy the territory so that India can stake its claim over this uninhabited land.
A 6-year-old baby girl was brutally raped and murdered under Chowkham Circle, Namsai District of Arunachal Pradesh by four men.
Arunachal Pradesh CM, Pema Khandu retains the key PWD department, while Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein got finance and investment.