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Assam cabinet approves bamboo and can policy

On 18 Nov, Assam cabinet has approved Assam Bamboo and Cane Policy with the objective to achieve sustainable development and utilization of bamboo and cane resources in the state through scientific management and stakeholder’s participation. The policy also aims at protection and conservation of biodiversity and enhancement of resources in the state of Assam. The ..

Citizenship Bill critised in North East States

The states in the north-east saw protest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the winter session of parliament which began on 18 Nov.  Members of the Northeast Students’ Organisation (NESO) took out rallies in north-east states after the bill was listed for introduction in parliament for the winter session. The Arunachal Pradesh government said that ..

Mizoram crowned Subroto Cup International Football Tournament for sub-junior boys (under-14) category

The Saidan Secondary School of Mizoram has been crowned Under-14 boys champions of 2019 Subroto Cup International Football tournament after defeating Unique Model Academy of Manipur 2-0 in the summit clash. It was the Mizoram school’s first title win in the tournament. Saidan also won the best team award (Rs 3,00,000) while its player B ..

Dzukou Valley declared as Plastic Free Zone on occasion of 2019 World Environment Day

In Nagaland, the scenic Dzukou Valley has been officially declared Plastic Free Zone on the occasion of 2019 World Environment Day (WED). The declaration was made officially by Advisor of Youth Resources and Sports, Zale Neikha. The much-appreciated initiative on declaring this scenic valley as a ‘plastic-free zone’ was taken by Southern Angami Youth Organisation ..

High level meeting to review Security situation in Assam, Nagaland and Arunchal Pradesh

A high-level meeting was held by the Operation Group at Dinjan in upper Assam to review the security situation in Assam, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh in view of the general elections. The meeting was attended by senior officers of the Army, Central Armed Police Forces and representatives of civil administration from the three states. The ..

Clouded Leopard to be official mascot for 39th National Games 2022

Meghalaya’s state animal – Clouded Leopard will be the official mascot for the 39th National Games 2022, which is coinciding with the 50th year of the creation of the state. This decision was taken at the first National Games 2022 executive committee meeting chaired by Meghalaya Sports and Youth Affairs Minister . Meghalaya will be ..

DD Arun Prabha Channel Among Other Programmes Launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the DD ‘Arun Prabha’ Channel in Itanagar on 9th February. It is a 24×7 satellite television channel for Arunachal Pradesh. It is also Doordarshan’s second channel for the north-eastern region, after DD North East. Other Launches Several projects worth over Rs. 4000 crore were inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi, the ..

Assam tops in budgetary practices, as per latest survey by Transparency International (TI)

As per latest survey conducted by Transparency International (TI), Assam has occupied the top slot in the ranking of best practices followed by states in Budget formulation and is followed by Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The states which figured lower in the ranking were Meghalaya, Manipur and Punjab. The survey was carried out on the ..