31.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Second wave likely to wane in Assam by August end: Experts   With daily Covid cases coming down below 1,000 and positivity rate under 1 per cent in the state, the second wave of Covid-19 may die down by the end of August, said health experts.   Despite a significant dip in the positive cases, … Read more

30.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   ‘90% of Assam’s daily cases from 358 micro-containment zones’   Over 358 micro-containment zones, identified as ‘high case areas’, are contributing to over 90% of the daily cases in Assam, senior health department officials said on Wednesday. Though Assam has a low positivity rate when compared to other states in the region, around … Read more

29.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     Assam issues advisory against travel to Mizoram Amid efforts by the MHA to de-escalate tension along the Assam-Mizoram border, the Assam government on Thursday issued an advisory, asking its people not to travel to the neighbouring state and those working in Mizoram to “exercise utmost caution.” The commissioner and secretary stated that the travel advisory has … Read more

28.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     Burning bright: Assam tiger count touches 200 The tiger population has risen to 200 in Assam, the state forest department said on Global Tiger Day  even as three of the four tiger reserves in the state got the global Conservation Assured |Tiger Standards (CA|TS) recognition for good tiger conservation. As per the All India … Read more

27.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam organisation calls for economic blockade’ against Mizoram An Assam-based organisation, the Bir Lachit Sena, on Thursday said it will enforce an indefinite economic blockade against Mizoram from Saturday, disallowing entry of people from the neighbouring state. The protest call comes days after six policemen and a civilian were killed, and 50 others … Read more

25-26.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     Schools not to open in Assam till cases dip below 2% across districts The Assam government will not reopen schools unless the Covid positivity rate dips below two per cent across all districts, the state education department said. The new SOP published by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority directed all education institutions, including schools, colleges and universities, to continue to provide quality virtual options and … Read more

24.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   To cut crowds, Assam starts e-sale of booze   The first phase of online sale of liquor in Assam, which came into force with immediate effect, has been limited to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) area, the state excise department said on Friday. It will be extended to other parts of the state gradually. A notification issued by … Read more

23.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     Assam-Mizoram border clash: States agree on deployment of CAPF A neutral central force will be deployed along the disturbed Assam-Mizoram border where five policemen and a civilian were killed following a bloody clash recently, officials said Wednesday. The decision was taken after a two-hour long meeting chaired by Union Home Secretary Ajay … Read more

22.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     Assam: Medical museum to take shape in November The heritage Dr John Berry White Medical School in Dibrugarh will get a new lease of life this November when the ongoing project to convert the iconic medical school to a heritage medical museum will take shape. The New Delhi-based Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage … Read more

21.07.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     SKOCH Award for Cachar District   Keerthi Jalli Deputy Commissioner of Cachar received the National Silver SKOCH Award a few days ago for Pushti Nirbhor (nutrition-dependent).  Pushti Nirbhor is a convergence project on transformation & development entailing setting up Nutri-gardens at houses in Dinnathpur Bagicha village. Dinnathpur Bagicha village is near the … Read more