19.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayas   Among the 12 states in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR), Assam is the most vulnerable to the changing climate, a Department of Science and Technology (DST) vulnerability assessment has found.     The assessment is significant for India as a majority of its … Read more

18.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Not planning campus in Assam, clarifies UN University   The Tokyo-based United Nations University authorities have asked an Indian organization to cease and desist from its campaign claiming that the world’s third UN University will be set up in Assam.   There are no cooperative activities going on between the IFUNA, World Federation of United … Read more

16-17.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·         Govt mulls ban on polythene bags ð  Guwahati Development Department Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told the Assembly that the government is working on an initiative to impose ban on the use of polythene bags in shopping malls and elsewhere. ð  Use of polythene is a big problem. State Govt had earlier passed an … Read more

15.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assamese version of In Search of Native Personality released   Thaluwa Byaktitvar Sandhanat, the Assamese version of In Search of Native Personality, the small-in-size-but-heavy-in-weight book, penned by renowned socialist turned leading ideologue of the indigenous peoples’ movement for self-determination in the North East region Late Nibaran Bora 36 years back, was released.   … Read more

14.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam Police likely to get NSG training    The Assam Police personnel may soon start receiving specialized training on handling of explosives and counter-terrorism operations from the elite National Security Guard (NSG) as senior officers of the force have already accepted such a proposal from the police. However, the details are yet to … Read more

13.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   India and ADB sign Loan Agreement of $60 million for Assam ð  Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $60 million for financing project for renovation, protection and community-based flood risk management activities along the Brahmaputra river in Assam. The objective of the program is to … Read more

12.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam school bags award at British Council event ð   Suderashan Public School, Guwahati was the only school from the northeast to receive the British CouncilInternational School Award in a recently held ceremony in Delhi this year. A total of 44 other schools from West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh were also awarded on … Read more

11.12.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam government approves Rs 600 crore farm loan waiver   Assam has approved Rs 600 crore farm loan waiver which it said will benefit around eight lakh farmers of the state, a move that comes in the backdrop of debt woes of farmers becoming a major issue in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections. … Read more

09-10.12.18 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   462 new petrol pumps in the state   A total 462 new retail outlet(petrol pump) has been setting up across the state  to facilitate petrol and diesel distribution services.Necessary spot identification and observation has so far done from Indian Oil Corporation(IOC) to expan retail outlet network expansion in tandem with growth on demand of … Read more

08.12.18 Assam (APSC) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam second in NE karate c’ship   The Assam team emerged as the overall second best team with a total of 58 medals including 19 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze in the 6th edition of the North East Karate Championship which concluded in Dimapur.     Assam clinched three gold, three silver … Read more