30.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam: Soon, a dehumidifier test that will boost turmeric market A dehumidifier-based dehydration technology will soon be tested for the first time in the northeast, in an effort to take Assam turmeric to global markets. Guwahati-based Horticultural Research Station (HRS) under the Assam Agricultural University will conduct the experiment. The introduction of technology … Read more

29.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam govt to give Rs 30,000 to every bride for buying gold   From January next year, every bride from families whose annual income is not more than Rs 5 lakh, will receive Rs 30,000 from Assam government in her account, compulsorily for buying gold, but only if the marriage is registered under … Read more

28.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam in Niti’s top six best school-education states   Assam has been ranked among the top-six best-performing states by NITI Aayog’s School Education Quality Index (SEQI), but the state has been found to have the least percentage of toilets for girl students in the country.   Daman & Diu, Assam top the category … Read more

27.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM CM Sarbananda Sonowal launches children’s safety app Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched a mobile app “Shishu Suraksha”, an initiative of Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, in Guwahati. The app, launched on the occasion of Children’s Day, would enable users to file complaints against child rights violation instantly. Stressed on the need … Read more

26.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam gets its first export policy   Assam has got its first export policy to boost exports. The state has a competitive advantage through increased market penetration as well as to explore new markets for products in nine focus areas, which includes tea, its principal export item, wellness hospitality and health tourism. The … Read more

24-25.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to make public information on Hindu Bengalis out of NRC   Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said the BJP-led state government would table district-wise figures of Hindu Bengalis excluded from the final NRC during the ongoing winter session of the assembly.   More than 19 lakh applicants were excluded from … Read more

23.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM     Sports minister Kiren Rijiju launches 3rd Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati   Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday launched the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games which is scheduled to be held from January 10 to 22.   The third edition will have two additional sports — Cycling and … Read more

22.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam bans gutkha, pan masala for a year   The Assam government has banned gutkha, pan masala and other chewable tobacco products and nicotine in the state for a year with immediate effect.   The prohibitory order was issued by the state commissionerate of food safety on November 22, making manufacture, distribution, sale, … Read more

21.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam Tourism inked a MoU for Filmfare Awards show in Guwahati Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) inked a memorandum of understanding with the Times Group for organizing the 65th Filmfare Awards. The MoU signed in the presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Bennett Coleman and Company Limited managing director Vineet Jain. The MoU paved … Read more

20.11.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam imposed a complete ban on gutka and pan masala     The Assam state government imposed a complete ban on gutka and pan masala in the state for a year. The State government passed an order under clause (a) of Sub-section 2 of Section 30 of the Food Safety and Security Act, 2006 with an immediate … Read more