19.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   GU, ISRO sign MoU on research, projects   Gauhati University and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, have entered into a bilateral, institutional agreement to set up a Regional Academic Centre for Space (RAC-S) to carry out research and developmental projects which are of relevance to the future technological and programmatic … Read more

18.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Like Nagaland, Assam may soon get cell to deal with poaching, smuggling   With Assam increasingly becoming a transit point as well as a source for the smuggling of wildlife species, the forest department is mulling setting up a cell exclusively for dealing with wildlife crime in the state. While rhino poaching dominates wildlife crime in Assam, … Read more

17.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bhutanese cargo was flagged off from Dhubri in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh   Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)ship, in its first movement, that carried Bhutanese cargo was flagged off from Dhubri in Assam to Narayanganj in Bangladesh. It will sail over Brahmaputra River and the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route. For the first time ever, an … Read more

16.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   AGCL, OIL, GGL sign agreement for setting up of the new company for City Gas Distribution (CGD) network in Assam   Assam Gas Company Limited (AGCL), Oil India Limited (OIL) and GAIL Gas Limited (GGL) signed an agreement for setting up of a new company for implementation of the City Gas Distribution (CGD) network It is done … Read more

14-15.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam government lens on elephants’ right to safe passage   Instances of man-elephant conflict are common in Assam, and more so when the annual floods in the Brahmaputra basin endanger both humans and animals. The latest flashpoint involves a dyke – a fragile bulwark against the raging river, but which also offers an escape … Read more

13.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam govt to ‘purify’ land records, integrate them with Aadhaar numbers   Assam government is set to start an exercise to ‘purify’ land records and integrate them with Aadhaar numbers of the land holders. The government will also examine scope for enhancing fees for several revenue related services, which have remained the same since 1960. … Read more

12.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Agreement signed to supply natural gas to 5 Assam districts   Assam Gas Company Ltd, Oil IndiaLimited and GAIL Gas Ltd on Thursday signed a joint venture agreement for laying, building and operating the City Gas Distribution Networks for supply of piped natural gas to the domestic, commercial and industrial customers and compressed natural gas (CNG) to … Read more

11.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Mapping of State forests to begin this month To consolidate the forest boundaries, a third party mapping of the reserve forest areas in the State would begin this month.   The forest department hopes to complete the mapping of seven divisions of upper Assam within this year. The responsibility of the agencies will … Read more

10.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Over 62,000 hit by floods in Assam   The flood situation in Assam turned serious on Tuesday with over 62,000 people across the state getting affected. Widespread rain has been continuously lashing Assam since the past 24 hours. Major rivers in the state, which include the Brahmaputra and its tributaries that flow from Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan and Nagaland, … Read more

09.07.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Alcohol most popular among substance users in Assam: Survey   Alcohol is the most used psychoactive substance in Assam and cocaine the least, according to a survey conducted by the Union ministry of social justice and empowerment in collaboration with the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences … Read more