Brahmaputra River Current Affairs, GK & News

Assam Floods and Landslides

Assam has been experiencing unprecedented floods and landslides over the last one week. This has affected million people and left people dead too. In last 34 hours, 10 people were killed and 7 went missing. What are the factors behind unprecedented floods? Pre-monsoon rains-Average rainfall in Assam for March-May 2022 was 719 mm, against 434.5 ..

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Assam Baikho Festival

The Baikho festival is celebrated in the state of Assam, which is called as gateway to northeast India. It is celebrated by Rabha tribes of India. About Assam Assam is the state of natural beauty and scenic scapes. It stretches across the Brahmaputra River and encircled by verdant hills. It is having a diverse flora ..

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Expansion of Orang National Park

The Assam Government has recently decided to increase the size of Orang National Park. The park is to be expanded thrice. About the Expansion plan The State is to add 200.32 square kilometre to the Orang National Park. The area to be added consists of Brahmaputra river. It also includes sandbars and islands of the ..

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Test Fire of Brahmos Advanced Variant

On January 11, 2022, the Defence Research Development Organization test fired the Brahmos Advanced Variant. It is a sea – to – sea variant of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. It was tested from INS Vishakhapatnam. About the Test Fire This is a step of India becoming self-reliant. Also, the test confirmed the readiness of ..

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Parliamentary Panel recommendations on water agreement with China

Parliamentary panel, in its report before Lok Sabha observed that, India is not having any water treaty with China. However, both the nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers. Key Points MoUs on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers will be in force for five years. MoUs are renewed regularly. According ..

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Sikkim Statehood Day: May 16

Sikkim joined the Union of India on May 16, 1975. Since then, every year the Sikkim Statehood Day is celebrated on May 16. History In 1950, the Indo-Sikkimese treaty was signed. With this, Sikkim became a protectorate of India. The Namgyal dynasty ruled Sikkim till 1975. About Sikkim Sikkim is the first state in the ..

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