Page-17 of North East Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Cabinet gives nod to RCE for Kaladan Multi Modal Project in Myanmar

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 2904.04 crore rupees for the Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project in Myanmar. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. About Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project Objective: ..

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Union Government launches new train services in Northeast

Union Government launched new train services in the Northeast Indian states after the completion of Balipara- Bhalukpong (Arunachal Pradesh) and North Lakhimpur-Murkongselek (Assam) sections into broad-gauge. The train services were launched by the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu through video-conferencing from New Delhi. With commissioning of Balipara-Bhalukpong gauge conversion Arunachal Pradesh state has received second ..

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Union Government declares whole of Nagaland as 'disturbed area'

Union home ministry has declared entire Nagaland state as a ‘disturbed area’ for one year period with an immediate effect from June 30, 2015. The state was declared as “disturbed” area under Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958. With this declaration the armed forces get powers to search, raid and arrest anyone ..

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President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates 'Songs and Dances of the North East' festival

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated first Songs and Dances of the North East, a cultural festival in New Delhi. The day long festival was organized by Government of Meghalaya and sponsored by the North Eastern Council (NEC). The purpose of festival is to showcase the culture of India’s northeast region and highlight the immense contribution made ..

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Union Government appoints MC Mary Kom as Brand Ambassador for the North East

Union Government has selected legendary boxer and five-time world boxing champion MC Mary Kom as Brand Ambassador for the North East Region. It was announced by Union Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh at a two-day business summit in New Delhi. MC Mary Kom was selected to showcase the potential of ..

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