30-31.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs.

ASSAM The Assam government announced free power supply to  new oxygen plants The Assam government  announced free power supply to encourage setting up of new oxygen plants as well as revival of the closed ones to avert any shortage of the live-saving gas amid the coronavirus pandemic. Industry sources said the decisions will not only help … Read more

29.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs.

ASSAM Covid screening begins in 28,000 villages in Assam   The Assam health department on Tuesday launched a drive to screen and test people in 28,000 villages across 33 districts for Covid-19 in a bid to isolate the maximum number of hidden positive cases. The Assam Community Surveillance Plan (ACSP), as the drive has been named, has been undertaken to … Read more

28.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Whistling village pins hope on Unesco tag   Each person in the village of Kongthong, 65 km from Shillong in Meghalaya, has two names — one in words, the other as a whistled tune. For centuries, the village has nurtured the whistling code, Jingrwai Iawbei. Now, down to the last 700, the community is pinning its hopes on a long-promised Unesco heritage … Read more

27.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM An institution that’s given Assam 7 of its 15 CMs   When Himanta Biswa Sarma is sworn-in as Assam’s 15th CM, he will be the seventh ex-student of northeast’s premier education institute, Cotton University (formerly Cotton College) to occupy the post of chief minister of the state.   Assam’s first premier in pre-Independence period, Saiyid Muhammad Saadulla, also studied at … Read more

26.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam declares black fungus as notifiable disease   The Assam government has declared ‘black fungus’ as a notifiable disease, making it mandatory for all health facilities to report such cases to the health department through the district health authorities. Assam detected the first black fungus or mucormycosis infection in a Covid patient who died in a private hospital … Read more

25.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Delayed hospitalisation linked to high death toll in Assam   Delayed hospitalization of Covid patients from some of the designated government Covid Care Centres (CCCs) is among the reasons for the high death toll of 70-80 people succumbing to the virus or Covid-related complications every day in Assam.   This despite the Covid situation improving in the … Read more

24.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam’s BJP government plans bill to protect cows   While addressing the newly-elected 15th Assam legislative assembly, governor Jagdish Mukhi  said the state government was planning to introduce a bill on cow protection in the next assembly session to ban cattle transport outside the state. Mukhi also underlined the BJP-led government’s commitment to recover the lands of … Read more

22-23.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM WHO features Assam’s Covid-19 frontline workers   World Health Organization in appreciation of effective Covid-19 management in Assam has featured the state’s frontline workers in its news section with the headline “ASSAM: Frontline workers with muddy feet and hearts of gold.” The feature story published on Wednesday has paid tributes to the state’s frontline workers saying, … Read more

21.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam: Farm products can now be sold directly to housing complexes   The North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation (NERAMAC) of the Union DoNER ministry on Wednesday launched a farm linkage programme in select wards here to bring fresh farm products directly to housing societies. This will serve the twin purpose of eliminating trips to markets for residents … Read more

20.05.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam: Health, education bigger issues in Barpeta than citizenship   Minority strongholds in Barpeta seem more concerned about health, education and infrastructure development than citizenship issues.   Thousands of people were excluded from the NRC, the updated version of which was published in August 2019 in Baghbar, Jania and Chenga constituencies in Barpeta. This district has been the nervecentre … Read more