30.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   With 10 more RT-PCR machines, Assam can now test 2-3k more samples per day   In a major boost to Covid-19 testing in Assam, 10 more real time RT-PCR machines have reached Guwahati which will help the state test 2,000 to 3,000 more samples per day. These RT-PCR machines will reach the laboratories at medical college and hospitals … Read more

28-29.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT-Nethralaya team makes device for early diabetic retinopathy detection A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, in collaboration with the Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya Guwahati, has developed a point-of-care testing device that can detect diabetic retinopathy at an early stage without need for invasive testing. Diabetic retinopathy is a … Read more

27.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   70% of KNP under flood water The flood water in Kaziranga has inundated a vast area of the national park. More than 70 per cent park area of Kaziranga has gone under flood water affecting 114 camps inside the forest. 35 forest camps were badly affected by flood waters where the water level … Read more

26.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam skill-mapping migrant workers   The Assam government has started an initiative to maintain records of migrant workers returning to the state on the basis of their age, skills and other parameters so that they can get employment. According to government estimates, around 3.41 lakh people have returned to the state during the lockdown. SAMPARKA (Software Application … Read more

25.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam floods claim two more lives, 4.6 lakh affected in state Floods in Assam claimed two more human lives, taking the death toll to 18. The deluge has now affected more than 4.6 lakh people across 21 out of the 33 districts in the state. Meanwhile, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Guwahati predicted that the … Read more

24.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates Auniati Satra auditorium Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday inaugurated the newly-built auditorium of the Auniati Sakha Satra in Dibrugarh. Established by Ahom king Sutamla in the Majuli river island in 1653 AD, the Auniati Satra occupies the highest position among the various Satras (Vaishnavite monasteries) of Assam. The auditorium in Dibrugarh, which is a part of the … Read more

23.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to geofence people to enforce strict home quarantine Home quarantined people in Assam are now being bound by geofencing, a virtual boundary up to 150 metres around their location, to keep a real-time tab on their attempts to break out of the preventive isolation. The geofencing, which is a location-based service in which an app developed … Read more

21-22.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT Guwahati’s ‘Made in Assam’ world class viral transport media kits launched ‘Made in Assam’ world class and affordable viral transport media or VTM kits, which are the first stop source used to collect the nasal and oral swab specimens from the individual source to the laboratory safely for culture and testing, developed by IIT … Read more

20.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bhutan denies reports on stopping supply of water to Assam: Sources Bhutan has “categorically denied” any validity in reports suggesting that the country has stooped releasing water for an irrigation channel along its border with India near Assam. The sources said the Bhutanese side said that they have been doing repairs in channels to ensure the smooth flow of … Read more

19.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Ambubachi Mela at Assam’s Kamakhya Temple cancelled For the first time, the famous Ambubachi Mela which is held at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati every year is cancelled due to the outbreak of CoronaVirus. Even though the Government issued notification allowing religious institutions to open for public on certain conditions from 8th June but … Read more