18.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT-Guwahati develops affordable diagnostic kits for COVID-19 pandemic   The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati in association with RR Animal Healthcare Ltd and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) developed low-cost diagnostic kits. These are Viral Transport Media (VTM) kits, RT-PCR kits, and RNA isolation kits.   The VTM kits are used … Read more

17.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     NCLT allows Jet Airways to sell office in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex The NCLT has allowed Jet Airways to sell its premises in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) to settle Rs 360 crore dues of mortgage lender HDFC. Jet Airways’ insolvency resolution professional Ashish Chhawchharia had moved the NCLT to seek approval to … Read more

16.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam fire: MB Lal Committee recommendations not implemented for a decade The recent massive fire at the Baghjan Oil field, Assam had caused serious environmental damages and led to migration of 1000s of people in the region.   The Government of India has taken several measures to address the issues of such oil … Read more

14-15.06.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   New normal for commuters in Guwahati: Low occupancy, higher fares Half the occupancy and up to double the fare — this seems to have become the rule for public transport vehicles in state. Public transporters in Guwahati have hiked fare by 20-50% for each trip, leaving many commuters wondering if this was done … Read more

13-06-2020 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Call for special Covid cess on tobacco products in Assam Public health groups, along with doctors and economists have urged the GST Council, in its June 12 meeting, to consider a special Covid-19 cess on tobacco products to raise additional tax revenue for a special stimulus package. They have appealed for a Covid cess on cigarettes, … Read more

12-06-2020 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     NABARD provides Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank   In the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has made available a Special Liquidity Facility (SLF) of Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank.   This amount has been provided for supporting the … Read more

11-06-2020 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT Guwahati students’ startup Flyzy develops mobile application for contactless travel Students of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati have developed a mobile application, called ‘Flyzy’, to provide a seamless air travelling experience to passengers during the pandemic. The mission is to build Flyzy into India’s finest aviation IT technology company for providing a … Read more

10-06-2020 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to spend up to Rs 20,000 per incoming person in mandatory quarantine Assam government has allocated up to Rs 20,000 towards the expenditure in quarantining each person arriving from outside the state under its new slogan of “Ruthless Quarantine with Human Heart” to arrest Covid-19 from spreading out in the community. People will … Read more

09-06-2020 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   NABARD provides Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank In the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has made available a Special Liquidity Facility (SLF) of Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank. This amount has been provided for supporting the agricultural activities of … Read more

08-06-2020 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam to provide functional tap connections to 13 lakh rural households in 2020-21 year Assam State government presented the Annual Action Plan for consideration and approval of the Ministry of Jal Shakti. Government of India (GoI) approved Rs.1,407 crore for 2020-21 under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). Assam plans to provide tap connections to 13 lakh … Read more