27-28.2.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

ASSAM   Pilibhit to sow Assam bamboo to tone up flute industry   Two decades ago, the district accounted for nearly 90% of the total flute production in the country.   Now, the administration has chalked out a plan to revive this dying industry. In a first, it has decided to cultivate the delicate Assam bamboo (schizostachyum), … Read more

26.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

ASSAM   Assam springboard of India’s Act East Policy: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar   External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar  asserted that Assam is the springboard of India’s Act East Policy and its all-round development is central to the success of the policy. Addressing a press conference here, the minister said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is deeply committed to the development of Assam, and … Read more

25.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

ASSAM   Always special to be in Assam, says PM Modi on eve of visit   Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s office informed that while Modi will inaugurate the physical classes of the newly built Dhemaji Engineering College, he will also virtually lay the foundation of Sualkuchi Engineering College in the outskirts of Guwahati.   … Read more

24.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

ASSAM   Foundation of northeast’s 1st skill university laid in Assam’s Mangaldoi   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation of the Assam Skill University (ASU) at Mangaldoi in Darrang district — a first-of-its-kind institute in the northeast. The university is being built at an estimated cost of 140 million dollars (approximately Rs 1,000 crore) … Read more

23.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

  ASSAM   More than 65% of health workers in Assam get second jab   Over 65% of the healthcare workers in Assam, eligible for the second shot of the Covid vaccine, got the jab.   The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel, state police force, revenue and disaster management and panchayat and rural development … Read more

21-22.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

ASSAM 71,000 teachers recruited in Assam in last 5 years As many as 71,000 teachers have been recruited in the last five years in Assam, almost filling up the vacancies that existed in the education department, said Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Education Minister.   Provincialisation of services of 9,895 elementary, 4,996 secondary, 1,593 higher education teachers will … Read more

20.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

  ASSAM   Regional parties may play big role in Assam polls   In the run-up to the Assam assembly elections, the state’s regional parties are consolidating themselves to ensure multi-cornered fight and diminishing chances of the traditional bipolar politics. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) already announced to continue its alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) … Read more

19.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

  ASSAM   Bao-dhaan – Red Rice     INTERNATIONAL Bangladesh Supreme Court launches AI based translation software ‘Amar Vasha’ The Bangladesh Supreme Court launched the Artificial Intelligence (AI) based translation software ‘Amar Vasha’ through a virtual event. The software will translate orders and judgements of the Supreme Court from English to Bangla. The Software … Read more

18.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

ASSAM   Bir Chilarai Jayanti Prime Minister The Prime Minister still remembered Bir Chilarai on Jayanti. About Bir Chilarai: Bir Chilarai (1510-1571) was a brave warrior and general of the Koch dynasty of the Assamese.   He is the younger brother of King Nara Narayan of the Kamata Kingdom. Since 2005, the Government of Assam … Read more

16.02.21 Daily APSC Current Affair

  ASSAM   Govt. and AIIB sign loan agreement for USD 304 million Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project   Union Government and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a loan agreement for a 304 million dollar Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project to improve reliability, capacity and security of the power transmission network … Read more