North East Current Affairs, GK & News

African Swine Fever in the North East

The African Swine Fever has stuck Meghalaya. Earlier, it had struck Mizoram. Current Scenario The African Swine Fever has killed 1,700 pigs in Mizoram in a month. It has now spread to Meghalaya and has killed three hundred pigs here so far. African Swine Fever in Philippines The Philippines Government recently placed the country under ..

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National Bamboo Mission: MIS Module launched

The National Bamboo Mission recently launched the Management Information System to strengthen the domestic Agarbatti industry. About the MIS Module It will collect data about Agarbatti production, availability of raw materials, location of stick making units, production capacity, functioning of units, etc. The system will act as an intermediary between the production units and the ..

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Scheme of Financial Assistance to States for Capex

The Ministry of Finance recently announced that it is to provide Rs 15,000 crores to the states for their Capital Expenditure for 2021-22. This is being provided as interest free fifty-year loan to spend on capital projects. Fresh guidelines have been announced in this regard called the “Scheme of Financial Assistance to States for Capital ..

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Bohag Bihu Bird Count 2021 begins

On April 14, 2021, the Bohag Bihu Bird count began in Assam. The Bohag Bihu Bird count was launched by Bird Count of India (BCI). The BCI is a Non-Governmental Organisation. This is the first time BCI is launching Bohag Bihu bird count. Bohag Bihu Bohag Bihu is also called Xaat Bihu. It is the ..

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Risa in the Culture of Tripura

The Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb recently wore “Risa” on Kokborok Day. The Chief Minister of late has made Risa, his style statement. The Government of Tripura is to promote Risa at national and international level. What is Risa? Risa is the traditional dress of Tripura. Risa is worn by both men and women ..

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