Page-4 of North East Current Affairs, GK & News

Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation

On November 2, 2020, the Chief Minister of Assam, Sabananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for vegetables Protected Cultivation in Khetri in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam. Key Highlights The centre will provide exposure to the latest Israeli technologies to the farmers of the state. It will help them in ..

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Feni Bridge to be completed by December 2020

The Feni bridge is 1.8 km long joining Sabrum in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. The Government of India recently announced that the bridge construction is to be completed by December 2020. About the Bridge The bridge is to be built over Feni river. It will link Tripura with Bangladesh. The construction of the bridge ..

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Kati Bihu festival celebrated in Assam: Key Facts

Kati Bihu is celebrated in Assam and is one of the three Bihu festivals. The Kati Bihu is also called as Kangali Bihu, the festival of the poor (the word “Kongal” means “poor”). It is celebrated in mid-October when the crops are at growing stage and the granaries of the farmers are empty. About Kati ..

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India-Israel Water Attache: Key Facts

Israel is to establish a “Water Attache” in India. It is to operate from January 2021 under the Israel Embassy in India. The Water Attache division will share Israel’s best practices, technologies and water management in agriculture sectors. Also, Israel is to soon appoint an honorary Consul to the North-East.  Its objective is to increase ..

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What is the Assam Mizoram border dispute?

In early October, 2020, the residents of Assam and Mizoram fought over territory and injured at least 8 people. This is mainly due to the dispute between the states over the interstate boundary.  What is the issue? The dispute between Assam and Mizoram began after the notification of 1875 that differentiated plains of Cachar and ..

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