Page-5 of North East Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Army to buy small arms through foreign Military Sales

The Indian Army is all set to purchase small arms through Foreign Military sales. Highlights The small arms are to be purchased from the US based firm FN Herstal. The small arms purchased will be used by the special forces. India will purchase 7.62 x 51 mm FN scar made by the US unit of ..

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Rs 190 crore to augment Health care in North East

On June 21, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh reviewed the COVID-19 status in “Aspirational” districts. A special focus was given to the North East while reviewing. Highlights The Ministry of North East has sanctioned Rs 190 crores to augment the health care in the region. This mainly includes developing infrastructure in ..

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United Nations: India’s KHUDOL declared one of Top 10 Global Initiatives to fight COVID-19

On May 22, 2020, the United Nations listed the KHUDOL initiative of Manipur as one of the top 10 global initiatives to fight against COVID-19. Highlights KHUDOL is an initiative of a NGO called Ya_All. Under the initiative, the NGO provides food, hygiene and health of LGBTQ community, daily wage workers, people with AIDS. The ..

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Bamboo Conclave held through video Conference

The Minister of State for North East Development held Bamboo Conclave through video conference to boost the economy of the country with the help of Bamboo resources. Highlights The Ministers of Agriculture and minister of development of North East participated in the conference. The making of Agarbatti and increasing its production was one of the ..

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Mobile Kiosk for COVID-19 Sample Testing used in Agartala Smart City

The smart city, Agartala has implemented a mobile kiosk for sample collection. The kiosk makes sure there are no wastages in Personal Protective Equipment and also ensures protection to sample collecting medical professionals. Highlights The kiosk running on three-wheeler vehicle enables navigation and helps in collection of samples from the community. There is no need ..

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