31.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM Tiger number in State goes up to 190   Assam now has 190 tigers, marking an increase from 167 recorded in the 2014 Tiger Census. The country’s total tiger population is 2,967 tigers and the growth in the fourth cycle of the Tiger Census has seen a 33 per cent increase.   While Assam … Read more

30.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Increasing expenditure cause of concern: Sarma   Increasing trend in the State’s committed expenditure towards salary and pension, including pension liabilities of the Assam State Electricity Board, coupled with the greater establishment expenditure due to the expanding size of the government, like for setting up of new colleges and medical institutions, will continue … Read more

28-29.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   China, Russia, France share satellite data on Assam floods   With Assam inundated by floods, several countries including China, Russia and France collaborated with India on sharing satellite images of the scale of inundation. As signatories to the The International Charter Space and Major Disasters, any of the 32 member countries can send … Read more

27.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Guwahati will host 3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games   Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced the schedule of the third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020.   The games will be held at Guwahati from January 18-30, 2020.   The Games will see a participation of more … Read more

26.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   New greenfield airport at Silchar on the cards, NE airports to get major facelift   The AAI has received a green field airport at Silchar. Also, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has granted ‘in principle’ approval for setting up of a new greenfield airport at Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh for which steps for … Read more

25.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bid to connect Guwahati with 4 international cities   The Centre invited second round of bids from airline operators to run flight operations on routes connecting Guwahati with four international cities under the UDAN scheme, according to an official document. Through the scheme, the Centre wants to facilitate and stimulate regional air connectivity … Read more

24.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Cinema halls to be categorized as ‘service industry’   Cinema halls will be categorised as ‘service industry’ and the industry department should give all benefits to them as per the service industry norms, according to the Assam State Film Policy Rules, 2019.   The new film policy was passed by the State Cabinet … Read more

23.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT-Guwahati plans to set up extension centres in North East states The IIT-Guwahati is planning to set up extension centres in northeastern states and run programmes to bring Class 12 students from state-run schools for exposure visits at its campus.   Besides this, the institute plans to create awareness and training for the rural masses … Read more

21-22.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Chai Sahyog’ app to integrate tea industry   The Tea Board has developed an app with an objective of integrating the small tea growers and bringing about traceability of green leaf, besides circulating advisories, including weather forecast.   The technological initiative has been christened as ‘Chai Sahyog’ and the industry feels it will … Read more

20.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·         Centre, State govt move SC for extension of NRC deadline ð  The Centre and the Assam government today moved the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the July 31 deadline for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). ð  The Union and State governments also sought to include sample verification of … Read more