04.08.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM gives away free textbooks   Assam education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya lauded the efforts of Assam State Textbook Production and Publication Corporation Ltd under the state elementary education department, as it made possible the distribution of altogether 14.92 lakh free textbooks for class XI students on time.   The state government had … Read more 04.08.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

01.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ABSU slams government on Bodoland issue   The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), NDFB (Progressive) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) on Thursday slammed the BJP-led state and Union governments and observed 26 April as ‘Betrayal Day’ in seven different districts for failing to give a positive gesture towards the … Read more 01.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

29-30.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam minister questions ‘inequality’ in northeast peoples’ lives Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarmaon Saturday questioned the “inequality” in the lives of the people of northeast states, while asserting the importance of Central government schemes.   Sarma was speaking at India Economic Summit 2018 being held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.   Sarma questioned … Read more 29-30.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

28.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Priyanka Chopra visits India once again to promote Assam tourism   A few months ago, Priyanka was in the news for receiving flak after her cover on Assam Tourism Development Corporation showed her wearing “minimal clothes”. The opposition in the state even demanded the removal of Priyanka as the brand ambassador of Assam, however, State … Read more 28.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   GST hasn’t been good for Assam: CM tells Finance Commission   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted before the visiting 15th Finance Commission that the GSTregime has not been good for the state so far because the monthly tax collections have dropped by 15 to 20 per cent in comparison to the earlier system.   … Read more 27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

26.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM asks revenue dept to provide land rights to indigenous people of Assam   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the revenue department to implement recommendations of the Committee on Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People.   A government statement said the committee headed by former chief election commissioner Hari Shankar Brahmahas laid down 180 recommendations including … Read more 26.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

25.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   3-day meet on inclusive development   To initiate a dialogue regarding sustainable and inclusive development in the northeast, Assam Kaziranga University in association with CSIR-NISTADS, a policy research institute, is organizing a three-day national summit at the Jorhat campus of the university from Thursday to Saturday.   The Northeast Sustainable and Inclusive Development Summit, 2018 aims … Read more 25.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

24.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM to expand cabinet Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to expand the 11-member ministry of two years in alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodo People’s Front (BPF) on Thursday. He is also likely to reshuffle the portfolios of the existing ministers to accommodate the new entrants. Sonowal was given the nod to … Read more 24.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

22-23.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM     Over Rs 8,000 crore telecom projects face delays in north east   The government’s ambitious plan to provide seamless connectivity across the country’s north-eastern region has made little headway despite the Union Cabinet approving a comprehensive plan more than three years back. Budgetary estimate for the plan — that would have provided … Read more 22-23.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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