North East Current Affairs - 2019

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Two Inter-State road projects in the North-East Inaugurated

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh dedicated two Inter-State road projects in the North-Eastern Region. Projects Inaugurated The projects inaugurated were 17.47 km long Doimukh-Harmuti Road which links Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and 1.66 km Tura-Mankachar Road provides connectivity between Assam and Meghalaya. The roads were developed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsPlaces in News

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125th Constitutional Amendment Bill

The government has introduced the 125th Constitutional Amendment Bill in the Parliament to increase the financial and executive powers of the 10 Autonomous Councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the northeastern region. Features of the Amendment Bill The salient features of the 125th Constitutional Amendment Bill which will impact one crore tribal people in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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PM Inaugurates Development Works at Tripura

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the development works at Tripura during his visit. The development projects inaugurated were: A 23.32-km railway track in southern Tripura. This 23 Km Garjee-Belonia section is built at a cost of Rs 400 crore and is part of the Rs 3,407-crore Agartala-Sabroom (115 km) national railway project aiming to link Read More…

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Manipur filmmaker to return Padma Shri in protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Renowned Filmmaker from Manipur Aribam Syam Sharma has decided to return his 2006 Padma Shri award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Why the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has become controversial? The citizenship amendment bill 2016 aims to amend the Citizenship Act of 1955. The controversial features of the bill are The bill Read More…

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Enhancing Agribusiness of Cooperatives in Maharashtra

The Cooperatives Department of Maharashtra has decided to appoint managers at six major cities across the country to enhance agribusiness between cooperatives in Maharashtra and other States. Improving Agri-Business Maharashtra has a surplus of products such as onion, tomato, grapes, pomegranate, mangoes and raisins. These are traded in other states and in the process the traders Read More…

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Logo for Tripura tea unveiled

The Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb unveiled the official logo of Tripura Tea. The Tripura Tea logo features Neermahal, the iconic landmark of Tripura. About Neermahal Neermahal was built by then Tripura King Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman Manikya in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake, as his summer residence. It is located in Melaghar, around 53 Read More…

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IAF AN-32 lands in Pakyong Airport of Sikkim

For the first time, Antonov-32 AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out a successful landing at Sikkim’s Pakyong, one of the highest airfields in the country. The successful landing has assumed great importance due to its strategic location of 60 km from the India-China border and it is located 4,500 feet above Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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