25.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam assembly passes bill to abolish all state-run Madrasas   Assam Assembly has passed ‘The Assam Repealing Bill, 2020’ to abolish all state-run Madrasas by converting them to general schools. Opposition Congress and AIUDF staged a walkout when their demand for sending the bill to the Select Committee was rejected. With the passage … Read more

24.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Nitin Gadkari announces Multi-Model Logistics Park in Assam’s Silchar   Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has announced a multi-modal logistics park in Assam. It will be constructed in Silchar and the Balacherra-Harengajao section of the Silchar-Saurashtra Highway will be completed in March 2022. Mr Gadkari made this announcement at … Read more

23.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Union Home Minister Launched Several Development Projects in Assam   The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah initiated multiple development projects in Assam.   The Union Home Minister laid the foundation stone for the New Medical College in Guwahati.   This will be the second medical college in Guwahati city. The foundation stone of … Read more

22.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   4 NE states have higher Covid rate than national average   Four northeastern states — Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland — have registered a higher Covid positivity rate than the national average of 6.15%. As the ongoing trend of contraction of India’s total active cases continues, despite concerns over new coronavirus strain, data released by the Union … Read more

20-21.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam: AHECL, OIL sign MoU on crude oil production   State-owned Assam Hydrocarbon and Energy Company Limited (AHECL) on Monday signed an MoU with Oil India Limited that will allow 10% participating interest in exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Namrup Block allotted to the central PSU covering … Read more

19.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   11.46% rise in Assam voters since ’16   Poll-bound Assam has recorded an increase of more than 11% voters since 2016, according to the draft electoral rolls for the 126 legislative assembly constituencies published by the Electoral Registration Officer.   According to the draft rolls, the state has 2,24,39,522 electors, of which 1,14,25,748 are male … Read more

18.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM launches new phase of Asom Darshan scheme, allocates Rs 37.7 crore   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in presence of finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday, launched a new phase of Asom Darshan scheme with an allocation of Rs 37.7 crore. The scheme was introduced in 2019-20 to preserve the heritage and culture of places of historical … Read more

17.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   ‘Bridge’ only film from Assam nominated for international fest   When 43-year-old Kripal Kalita was shooting his movie ‘Bridge’, never did he imagine that it will turn out to be the only one from Assam to be selected in the Indian Panorama category for the 51st International Film Festival of India. These films will be showcased during the 8-day … Read more

16.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam: New app to boost farmers’ productivity   gSpert — an agri-tech start-up co-founded by students of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) and the alumni of NIT Silchar and Dibrugarh University — has developed AgSpeak, a multi-lingual smartphone application for farmers. Developed with the goal of optimising the in-farm productivity through artificial intelligence (AI), the application will help farmers making decisions and managing farm activities by … Read more

15.12.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam bill to repeal madrassa education Act will be tabled this month   The state government will bring a bill to repeal the Assam Madrassas Education (provincialisation) Act of 1995 in the winter session of the assembly in the last week of the current month to pave the way for closing down all government-run madrassas … Read more