31.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam gets protected area tag after NRC   Assam has now been placed under protected area category by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Home Affairs following the controversy generated by the National Register of Citizens (NRC).   Till now foreign media were barred from entering only Jammu and Kashmir … Read more

30.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Tea bodies urge govt to take over TE hospitals   Chairman of the Indian Tea Association (ITA) and Consultative Committee of Plantation Associations (CCPA) today made an ardent appeal to the Government to take over the tea estate (TE) hospitals and to run them under the State and Central Government health schemes. … Read more

29.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·         IIT Guwahati signs MoU with RD Grow Green India for safer drinking water   Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RD Grow Green India Pvt. Ltd. The Technology Transfer Signing Ceremony held at the IIT Guwahati campus between T G Sitharam, Director IIT Guwahati and Rajeev Saikia, MD, RD … Read more

28.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   State agency to look into beel fisheries’ woes   Fisheries is a very unique enterprise, because unlike other agricultural crops, it can be practised throughout the year. However, beel fisheries have been facing serious problems of siltation, macrophyte infestation, unauthorised encroachment and paddy cultivation near beel margins.   This observation was made by … Read more

27.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Over 4 lakh avoid biometric test, go ‘missing’ after draft NRC   The whereabouts of more than four lakh men, women and children, who did not file claims after their names were dropped from last year’s draft NRC, have become a matter of mystery to the authorities in Assam. These “missing” claimants form almost … Read more

24.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam   The Assam government signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with NHPC Limited for implementation of the 2000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project.   The Subansiri Lower HE Project is the largest hydro project of the country, presently under construction with an installed capacity of … Read more

25-26.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam win title in NE shooting   Assam clinched the team title in the 7th North East Zone Shooting Championship held at the Sports Shooting Range in the 4th AP Bn Complex, Kahilipara from August 19 to 23. The championship was organised by the Assam Rifle and Shooting Association.   State teams of … Read more

23.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog   Only 62 per cent of rural habitations have been fully covered by drinking water schemes in Assam and there has been negligible reduction in water quality issues, while in urban areas only 20 per cent of the population … Read more

22.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·         No policy yet to decide on fate of persons left out ð  The Government of India will have to deal with a complex problem after the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as till date, no decision has yet been taken on the fate of the people, whose names will … Read more

21.08.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Consultant to study tea industry crisis   Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said that the government will engage an outside consultant to study the problems of the tea industry.   The Consultative Committee of Plantation Associations (CCPA) has also sought a review of the land utilisation policy for allowing alternative use of land … Read more