06.05.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL Iran to continue nuclear enrichment despite U.S. move-parliament speaker The United States acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying a campaign aimed at halting Tehran’s ballistic missile programme and curbing its regional power. Under the (nuclear accord) Iran can produce … Read more

05.05.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL World Press Freedom Day -3 May World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. This year’s theme “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation” According to the Press Freedom index 2019, India ranked 140 out of … Read more

04.05.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL India decide to not join China’s Belt and Road Initiative over sovereignty concerns India skipped China’s 2nd Belt and Road Forum (BRF) over its objection to $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).   The Belt and Road Initiative is a global development strategy adopted by the … Read more

03.05.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India, France to hold anti-submarine drills off Djibouti India and France will hold anti-submarine warfare games off Djibouti coast near the Horn of Africa, as part of the 17th edition of the bilateral Varuna exercise series. Under the Mutual Logistics Support Agreement (MLSA) signed as part of its foreign cooperation initiatives, the Indian Navy … Read more

02.05.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   State facing shortage of security forces   At a time when vested interest groups are trying to create divide in the society, particularly with the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) nearing completion, the State Government is facing serious problems due to severe shortage of force. The problem is likely … Read more

01.05.19 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bihu to be taught in Assam schools, colleges at HS level   Assam’s biggest festival, Bihu, which is a symbol of harmony, is set to be included in the academic curriculum of senior secondary classes from the 2020 academic session.   The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) has roped in Bihu exponents and … Read more