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‘Chapchar Kut’ celebrated in Mizoram

‘Chapchar Kut’ is a popular and the biggest festival celebrated across the state of Mizoram. It is celebrated to welcome the spring season. The festival is celebrated by all the people of the state with many cultural events associated with it. People participate in dance and musical events including the traditional bamboo dance – Cheraw.

Chapchar Kut

Chapchar Kut festival, the largest and the most popular festival of the Mizo people, was celebrated on March 6th across Mizoram. The Festival Chapchar Kut is a popular spring festival celebrated by the Mizo people of Mizoram. It is a public holiday in the state. It is celebrated in early March, every year. It is ..

Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh observed their Statehood Day on February 20

The two north-eastern states Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday observed their Statehood Day on February 20. On the same day in the year 1987, the two states were granted Indian statehood. Mizoram was a part of the state Assam until 1972, the year in which it was made a separate Union Territory. Subsequently, it ..

Sixth Schedule Area Status proposed for Ladakh

The Union Tribal Affairs Ministry of India in order to look after all the requirements that will be needed to preserve and enrich the legacy of the newly formed Union territory of Ladakh has proposed the Sixth Schedule Area status for Ladakh. The Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on Friday, 24th January 2020 announced ..

Agreement to end Bru-Reang Refugee Crisis signed on 16th January

The 23-years old Bru-Reang Refugee Crisis ended on Thursday, 16th January 2020 following the signing of an agreement in New Delhi between the Government of India, State Government of Tripura, Bru-Reang representatives and the State Government of Mizoram. The Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah presided over the historic signing that is in line ..

Highlights from Good Governance Index Report

States and Union Territories were grouped in following categories for the Index ranking- Category 1: Big states- 18 Indian States, Category 2: North East and the Hill States- all 8 northeastern states of India along with Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, Category 3: All 7 Union Territories At the time of preparation of ..

Telangana appoints its First Lokayukta and Upa-Lokayukta

The State Government of Telangana has appointed the Former judge of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Justice C.V Ramulu as the first anti-corruption ombudsman, Lokayukta of the state after Governor of Telangana, Tamilsai Sounderarajan accepted the recommendation of the name by the Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao headed the committee. Based on the recommendations of the ..

Defence ministry’s campaign against plastic

The Ministry of Defence has launched a massive campaign in line with the Swachh Bharat Mission in December. All three armed forces along with other defence agencies are to participate in the events. The theme for the campaign is, ‘Plastic Se Raksha, Swachhata He Suraksha’. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Duard, National Cadet Corps, ..