31.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam saw highest cases of fake news in 2017: NCRB   Fifty-six of the 170 cases of fake news reported across the country in 2017 were in Assam alone, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report has found.   Assam registered the maximum number of cases of “fake news” in 2017, the latest NCRB report said.   Apart from … Read more

30.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to implement two-child norm for government jobs from 2021   Assam government on Tuesday decided that people with more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs after January 1, 2021.   Those with more than two children would not be considered for government jobs from January 1, 2021. The … Read more

29.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Ro Ro services in State hit by lack of manpower, logistics             The ‘unwise’ move of the State government in launching the Ro Ro (roll-on/roll-off) vessel services without doing adequate ground work has resulted in frequent and prolonged disruptions to their services almost immediately after those were launched with fanfare.             … Read more

27-28.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM     Poor infra deterring flow of medical tourists, foreign students to Assam   Medical tourism and higher education are two potential service sector industries for Assam, but due to various gaps – mostly related to infrastructure and connectivity – the State has not been able to tap it so far.   There is … Read more

26.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM ● State govt expands health insurance scheme More than 57,250 persons have availed cashless treatment under the Assam government’s Atal Amrit Abhiyan (AAA) healthcare scheme in the last year and half and the number of beneficiaries is expected to increase further in the coming days following the State Cabinet’s decision to expand the ambit … Read more

25.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam, Bangladesh to boost trade ties To carry forward good beginning unleashed by the India-Bangladesh Stakeholders’ Meet for Trade and Connectivity, both Assam and Bangladesh vowed to work on the areas like garment industry, health tourism, IT and education sector among others for the mutual benefits of both the geographical territories.   Sonowal … Read more

24.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary: The Amazon of the East Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam and covers an area of 111.19 sq km (42.93 sq mi) rainforest. It is a part of Assam valley’s tropical wet evergreen forest and consists of three parts – Jeypore, upper … Read more

23.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   2-day India-Bangladesh Stakeholders’ Meet underway in Guwahati   The two-day India-Bangladesh Stakeholders’ Meet started in Guwahati with a focus on trade and connectivity.   The focus is on improving its connectivity with the neighbouring country to get the best of the rest under Act East Policy for the host Assam.   A 70-member … Read more

22.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Cabinet adopts new land policy   The State Cabinet adopted the new land policy besides effecting a 25 per cent hike in bus fares.   Under the new land policy, three bighas of agricultural land will be allotted to landless indigenous families. Landless families will also be allotted half bigha plots for house … Read more

20-21.10.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM Tea Board warning on adulteration Tea Board India on Friday warned of legal action against those adding colour to tea. It said there was no provision for use of colour in tea and advised all stakeholders to follow the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) guidelines for not using any colour in … Read more