Maitre-2 bus services to connect India and Bangladesh Maitre-2, a second passenger bus to Kolkata via Dhaka was flagged off from Agartala, Tripura on January 19, 2018. The bus was flagged off by Tripura MLA Ratan Das and Tripura Road Transport Corporation Chairman This bus service is expected to strengthen trans-border relationship between India and […]Read More
A R Rahman named brand ambassador of Sikkim AR Rahman has been made the brand ambassador of Sikkim. AR Rahman’s role as brand ambassador will be conducting campaigns for Sikkim to draw tourists and He will also brand Sikkim on international platforms. His appointment as brand ambassador was made at the inauguration ceremony of Red […]Read More
Nagaland declared as ‘disturbed area’ for 6 more months Union Home Ministry has declared entire state of Nagaland as “disturbed area” for six more months (till June 2018) under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act – AFSPA. Union Home Ministry has justified this extension by citing that killings, loot and extortion have been going in various […]Read More
Meghalaya signs host city contract for 39th National Games in 2022 Meghalaya has signed the Host City Contract with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to host the 39th National Games in 2022. IOA, Meghalaya State Olympic Association and Meghalaya state government have signed the tripartite Meghalaya sports director Matsiewdor W Nongbri announced that the masterplan […]Read More
Manipur CM N Biren Singh launches health assurance scheme for poor & disabled people On January 21, 2018, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched the Chief Minister- Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT), a health assurance scheme for the poor and disabled people. Under this scheme, poor people of Manipur will be provided cashless treatment at government […]Read More
Arunachal Pradesh declared Open Defecation Free
On December 31, 2017, Arunachal Pradesh was declared as the second state in the Northeast (after Sikkim), to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF).
Arunachal has attained ODF status much before the national deadline of October 2, 2019.
Assam publishes first draft of NRC with 1.9 crore names
Assam State Government has published first draft of Supreme Court monitored National Register of Citizens (NRC).
As per Supreme Court directive, draft NRC for Assam was to be published on or before December 31, 2017.
Registrar General of India, Sailesh has stated that first draft of NRC contains names of 1.9 crore applicants. Names of these applicants have been verified out of 3.29 crore population.