09.08.17 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Forest Dept’s bid to preserve wetlands at Jonai.   Observing the gradual destruction of forest cover and consequent degradation of bird habitat, the Dhemaji territorial forest division has taken steps to preserve the wetlands in Jonai and their scientific management.   The Dhemaji forest division has identified a vast area wetland at Rayang-Bijoypur … Read more

08.08.17 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Violation of PF law by small tea growers.   With small tea growers and bought leaf factories shying away from providing social security benefits to their workers, the Assam Tea Employees Provident Fund Organisation (ATEPFO) has started wielding the big stick.   Besides issuing a notice to small and medium tea growers, the … Read more

07.08.17 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Experts hold different views on Brahmaputra study   Experts here hold different views on the August 1 announcement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that an amount of Rs 100 crore would be sanctioned to study the Brahmaputra, covering all its aspects, including its ‘inter-state and international ramifications’.   Former Vice Chancellor of Gauhati … Read more