Saturday, January 28, 2023

Northeast

IAF to conduct air combat drill in NE

Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets will conduct air combat exercise in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and other North Eastern states amid the tension along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern sector with China.The IAF said the...

Poll schedule for 3 NE states to be announced by Jan 19

The schedule for the assembly election in three North Eastern states -- Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya -- is likely to be announced by January 19 by the Election Commission in Delhi, officials said on Monday.A senior official said that...

India to showcase NE at its G20 presidency

India during its one-year tenure of G20 presidency will showcase the North-East part of the country. North-East India has remained unexplored by many despite its breath-taking beauty and rich cultural heritage.More than 200 G20-related meetings will take place across...

Bellwether polls in 4 states critical for NE leaders eyeing 2024 gains

The assembly polls in four North Eastern states-- Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram -- in 2023 are expected to predict the electoral fortunes of the BJP, Congress and other parties in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls in the mountainous...

NE states heaven of India : Tomar

Describing Northeastern states heaven of India, Union Agriculture Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday stressed on the need to adapt to new technologies.“If we speak of heaven in connection to agriculture, it is the North Eastern region of India...

Modi’s new slogan ‘Act Fast’, ‘Act First’ for NE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the NDA government has gone beyond the conversion of the ‘Look East’ policy to ‘Act East’, and now its policy is ‘Act Fast for Northeast’ and ‘Act First for Northeast.’“Northeast is...

Bangladesh, Japan, India plan joint infra, investment push in NE

India, Japan and Bangladesh are in discussions to coordinate connectivity efforts in Bangladesh and India’s North Eastern states to attract regional value chains and manufacturing to the region over the next five years, reports the Mint.In what bears major...

Plantation of natural rubber on another 2L hectares in NE

Under the “NE-MITRA” project, at least two lakh hectares of land would be brought under natural rubber (NR) cultivation in seven northeastern states with an investment of Rs 1,000 crore to meet the country’s growing demand for NR, Rubber...

SC rejects plea to include geography, history of NE in school curriculum

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking to make changes to the school curriculum by including chapters on the geography and history of Northeast India, saying that the issue falls within the domain of the...

Peace restored in Northeast dueto development by NDA govt: Reddy

Union Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister G Kishan Reddy claimed that peace has been restored in some troubled areas of the northeast due to a substantial development implemented by the NDA government in the region.He said that...