Garo Hills Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of India recently signed 133 million USD loan Agreement with the Asian Development Bank. Agreement was signed to strengthen the power distribution sector in the state of Meghalaya. Also, the loan is to be supplemented with a 2 million USD grant from the Asian Development Bank Japan fund for poverty reduction. This fund ..
On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is to organize a series of 150 mega events. The events are to be held in north eastern states and other states such as Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and West Bengal. These states ..
Topics: Bibek Debroy • Garo Hills • Honey Mission • Khadi and Village Industries Commission • Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana • KVIC • North Eastern States • Potter's wheel • Pottery • West Garo Hills district
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) rolled out ‘Gaj Yatra’, an awareness campaign to protect elephants from Tura in Garo Hills of Meghalaya. It was organised by the Wildlife Trust of India in collaboration with the State Forest Department. Under this campaign, an elephant mascot will be taken across districts frequented by jumbo ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2018
The Hundred Drums or Wangala Festival of the tribal Garos began at Asanang village in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district in the second week of December . The Wangala is the most important post-harvest festival of the Garos and is a thanksgiving ceremony to Misi Saljong and Minima Rokkime , also known as the Great ..
Topics: Calendars • Culture of Meghalaya • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Garo • Garo Hills • Garo people • Harvest festivals • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Thanksgiving • Tourism in North East India • Wangala
Q+A: Global Peace Index 2010The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is a global non-profit research organization headquartered in Sydney, Australia with a branch in Washington, D.C.India ranks 128. Read HereMad Cow Disease : India is among safest countriesThe Mad cow disease known technically as Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease in ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2010
Topics: Balakrishna • Current Affairs 2010 • Garo Hills • India • K. G. Balakrishnan • Meghalaya • National Human Rights Commission of India • Northeast India • Sangma • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Tourism in North East India • Tura