30-31.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Center has given an extension of 6 months to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the NRC in Assam   The Center given an extension of six months to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam by 30th June 2019 as the enumeration of citizens in the NRC … Read more

29.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   NTPC to boost production   In a bid to improve the power scenario, the State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is all set to generate 250 MW more power with the commissioning of its third unit.   With the existing capacity of 500 MW from two units, a total of 750 MW power … Read more

28.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Dwijing Festival Begins in Assam   In Assam, the third Dwijing Festival begun on the bank of Aye river at Chirang district. Around 15 lakh tourists will participate in the festival. Assam PHE minister Rihon Daimary inaugurated the festival in presence of several dignitaries. Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal will attend the event. Adventure … Read more

27.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Bogibeel bridge will help bolster India’s defence on China border   Built at an estimated cost of over Rs 5,000 crore, the 4.94-km-long double-decker bridge is expected to significantly enhance India’s defence capability by ensuring faster movement of troops and supplies to Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China.   The bridge will enhance … Read more

26.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Nightingale of Assam singer Dipali Borthakur passed away at 77   She was a Padma Shrirecipient in 1998 and was also known as “Asomiya Lata Mangeshkar.” She was honored with The Axiom Srestho by The Telegraph, Silipi Bota (2010) and Aideu Handique Silpi Award (2012) among others.   A Padma Shri, many fans fondly called Borthakur “Asomiya … Read more

25.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        State organic products adjudged numero uno at world agro expo ð  The stall displaying organic agri products of Assam bagged the best prize at the World Agro Food & Beverage Processing Expo -2018 which has been organised at the Bombay Exhibition Centre at Goregaon in Mumbai from December 18 to 20. ð  … Read more

23-24.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        Assam govt approves release of Chah Bahgicha Dhan Puraskar Mela ð  The Assam government has approved the release of second instalment of the Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela. Assam Finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that all the beneficiaries will get 2,500 rs in their bank accounts by 15th of the next … Read more

22.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam government approved Rs 600 crore farm loan waiver   According to the Assam government scheme, it will write off 25 per cent loanof farmers up to a maximum of Rs 25,000 of all farm debts. The waiver will be for all the loans taken through Kisan Credit Card (KCC) and from PSU banks. The cabinet … Read more

21.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        Ayursundra BV set to invest Rs 300 crore in State healthcare ð  Bringing the largest foreign direct investment in healthcare in the North East with the launch of a super-specialty hospital, Netherlands-based Ayursundra BV is planning investment to the tune of Rs 300 crore in Assam in the next three years through a … Read more

20.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Govt bid to tide over gas output crisis   In order to bail the State out from the existing gas production deficit, the State Government is trying to connect with the National Gas Grid.   Efforts are being initiated to procure sufficient amounts of gas from Haldia and other potential places.   The … Read more