IFP Editorial: What the general population in this region called Northeast India should really be concerned is the Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021, a legislation which seeks to ban interstate transport of cows through Assam in order to control their smuggling to neighbouring Bangladesh.
During the review session, secretary (MoHFW) Rajesh Bhushan made a detailed powerpoint presentation on the present COVID-19 scenario in the Northeastern states and the measures taken up by the government to contain the disease in these states.
UNDP stated that the government of Japan and UNDP have joined hands to boost oxygen supply in the Northeastern region in India.
The Earth Science Ministry stated that heavy rains may cause landslides and inundation of low-lying areas at some places over south Assam, Meghalaya,Tripura and Mizoram during March 30-April 1, 2021.
A one day national seminar on "Biodiversity and Sustainable development: A view from North East India" was held at Kha Manipur College, Kakching on Saturday.
The congregation saw the gathering of over 51 indigenous scholars, practitioners and women rights activists from eight states of Northeast India and also from around the world including indigenous women leaders from the Americas, Peru, Japan, Philippines and Bangladesh.