Nagaland Current Affairs, GK & News

Naga Mircha Festival

The inaugural edition of the Naga Mircha festival was organized in Seiyhama village of Kohima district in Nagaland. Key facts The first-ever Naga Mircha (King Chilli) Festival 2022 was organized in the village hall of Seiyhama village in Kohima district. The event was sponsored by the Nagaland Horticulture Department. Last year, the Seiyhama village reported ..

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ADB Loan to Meghalaya for Urban Infrastructure Projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a USD 2 million Project Readiness Financing (PRF) Loan on 12th April 2022. The loan is being given for strengthening the institutional capacity, designing urban infrastructures that are climate-resilient, and improving the mobilization of municipal resources in Nagaland’s 16 district headquarter towns (DHTs). ..

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Changes in AFSPA

The Central Government has announced the reduction of areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the Northeast states of the country. The impacted states are Assam, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, and Manipur. Overview: In the year 1958, AFSPA was enacted with the aim of bringing the situation under control in all the conflict-hit ..

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National e-Vidhan Application

Nagaland became India’s first State Assembly to implement the National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) programme to become paperless. About National e-Vidhan Application NeVA is a type of work-flow system that was deployed on NIC Cloud, MeghRaj which helps to conduct the proceedings of the House smoothly by the Chair of the House and also to conduct ..

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Clouded Leopard

The Clouded leopards were spotted in a community forest in Nagaland recently. This is the first time the big cat is seen in the region. It was spotted at an altitude of 3.7 kilometers along the Indo – Myanmar border. About the spotting The Clouded Leopard are locally called “Khephak”. It was captured in a ..

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Hornbill Festival

The Hornbill Festival, which is called the ‘Festivals of Festivals’, is a 10-day annual cultural fest of Nagaland that showcases the rich and diverse Naga ethnicity through folk dances, traditional music, local cuisine, handicraft, art workshops etc. The start of this festival (December 1) marks the Nagaland statehood day. Every year the Hornbill festival is ..

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