Jaintia Hills Current Affairs - 2020

Arunachal Pradesh Government forms panel to discuss autonomous regions in the state

On August 14, 2020 the Arunachal Pradesh Government formed a committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein to discuss possible solutions of the Patkai Autonomous Council and Mon autonomous Region. What is the issue? the regions under the Autonomous councils of Arunachal Pradesh are currently under the Fifth Schedule of Indian Constitution. Read More…

Schistura Larketensis: New species of blind fish discovered inside Meghalaya cave

Scientists have discovered a new species of blind fish named Schistura larketensis inside a cave in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya. The fish has been named after Larket village, where the cave has been found to encourage local people to take up biodiversity conservation. Key Facts Schistura larketensis has lost its sight during its Read More…