Nagaland Current Affairs, GK & News

Whitley Awards, 2021

Whitley Awards are called “Green Oscar”. In 2021, the Whitley Award was won by Nuklu Phom of Nagaland. He is the only Indian to receive the award. Whitley Awards Whitley Awards are presented annually by the Whitley Fund for Nature. It is presented to recognise grass root level conservation leaders. It involves process of reference, ..

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Nagaland declared Disturbed Area under AFSPA

The Ministry of Home Affairs recently declared Nagaland as “Disturbed Area” for the next six months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958. What is the current scenario of AFSPA in Nagaland? Nagaland was declared as “disturbed area” for a period of six months on June 30, 2020. The state has been under AFSPA ..

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Hornbill Festival: Key Facts

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. In a first, the 21st edition of this festival is to go digital from December 1 to 5 ..

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Nagaland and Manipur celebrate Naga Independence Day

The north-eastern states of the country, Nagaland and Manipur observed the 74th Naga Independence Day on August 14, as per their custom and historical significance. What happened on the day? Due to the COVID 19 pandemic situation in the country, the celebrations were muted this year but this year, students led the Independence Day celebrations ..

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Nagaland declared “disturbed area” for 6 more months

The Government of India has declared Nagaland as “disturbed area” for another 6 months till December, 2020. Highlights The state of Nagaland has been declared as “disturbed area” under Section 3 of AFSPA (Armed Forces (Special Powers) act), 1958. Nagaland has been under the coverage of AFSPA for almost 6 decades. AFSPA was not withdrawn ..

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