North East Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Program

The Ministry of Environment of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have jointly launched the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme. Key facts The GEF Small Grants Programme provides financial and technical assistance to projects focusing on conserving and restoring environment while also enhancing ..

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Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – North East Festival

The week-long Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – North East Festival began on 28th April 2022 and it will be showcasing the potential of the Northeast region. Overview: This week-long festival will be held across the 8 states of the northeast region in their own significant and special manner. The festival will culminate at a Valedictory ..

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White Cheeked Macaque

The scientists recently found white cheeked macaque in Arunachal Pradesh. The discovery adds a new species to the mammal list of India. The White Cheeked macaque was first discovered in southeastern Tibet. About White Cheeked Macaque These macaques are different from the other macaques mainly because of their white cheeks. Also, they have a longer ..

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Manipur Freight Train connectivity

On January 27, 2022, the first goods train reached the Rani Gaidinliu station of Manipur. This is the first freight train to enter Manipur after 75 years. This shows the rapid transformation happening in the state of Manipur. New Railway Line in Manipur Manipur is a hilly state. Because of this reason it was difficult ..

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North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme

The North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme was launched in 2011. It aims to build 433 km long roads in six north eastern states. They were Manipur, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. The project should be completed by August 2022. Around 36 lakh people are benefitted from the programme. What is the need for ..

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What is Greater Tipraland?

Greater Tipraland is a region in Tripura. Several tribals are demanding to make the region as a separate state. What is the issue? There are 19 notified Scheduled Tribes in Tripura. Among these, 5.92 lakh are Tripuris, 1.88 lakh are Reangs. These three tribal groups are the major tribals in the state. Some of the ..

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