18-19.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam CM, Sarma to lay foundation of 104 schools in tea garden areas Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will lay the foundation of 104 high schools in tea garden areas across Assam. This is the second time in eight years that a state government is setting up schools in these areas since Independence. Prior to … Read more

17.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   State govt giving top priority to ethnic OBC people’s devp: CM Attending the inaugural day’s programme, Sonowal said his government was giving priority towards development of ethnic people belonging to the backward classes. The district unit AASU took out a motorcycle rally along Dhemaji town road protesting Sonowal’s arrival. Several AASU members alleged … Read more

16.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Will give funds for cow shelters: Assam government   The Assam government will from now on provide financial assistance to the state’s numerous gaushalas (cow shelters) to feed cows.   There are at least 20 gaushalas in the state that are run by charitable trusts that together provide shelter to about a couple of lakh cows which have … Read more

15.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam ranks 15th in growth among large states Assam has been ranked 15th in terms of growth, while Kerala has emerged the best governed state in the large states category, according to the Public Affairs Index 2020 (PAI 2020) report released by the Public Affairs Centre (PAC) . But overall Assam has been ranked … Read more

14.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM     IIT- Guwahati signed MoU with the C-DAC to establish 650TF supercomputing facility Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). The aim is to establish Rs. 17 crore worth of 650TF Supercomputing Facility under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM). The MoU was signed … Read more

13.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   People celebrate Kati Bihu festival in Assam   People celebrated Kati Bihu festival in Assam’s Bongaigaon area. The Kati Bihu is also closely related to agriculture. Kati Bihu is celebrated on the first day of ‘Kati’ month in the Assamese calendar. On the occasion of Kati Bihu, women, both in urban and rural … Read more

11-12.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam-Mizoram border tensions: Key Points   Assam and Mizoram share a 164.6 km inter-state border, and conflicting territorial claims have persisted for long. Several dialogues held since 1995 to resolve the border dispute have yielded little results.   The recent clashes occurred along Kolasib district of Mizoram and Cachar of Assam. Some Mizo volunteers … Read more

10.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Webinar on conservation of greater adjutant stork   Celebrating the ‘Wildlife Week’, a webinar on conservation of highly endangered greater adjutant stork was conducted at Regional Science Centre in Guwahati (RSCG), where eminent conservation biologist and Green Oscar awardee Dr Purnima Devi Barman was the chief speaker. Director, Tata Zoo, Jharkhand Bipul Chakrabarty expressed his … Read more

09.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam initiates process to shift detention centres out of jails The Assam government has submitted in the Gauhati High Court that it has initiated the process to shift detention centre out of the jail premises. All deputy commissioners of six districts, where the detention centres are situated, have been asked to look for places to shift the detention centres to. … Read more

08.10.20 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bank accounts made mandatory for govt school students in Assam   Bank accounts will now be mandatory for all children up to Class XII studying in government or provincialized educational institutions in Assam. Ahead of the 2021 assembly polls, the Assam government is going ahead with the policy of giving a direct benefit transfer (DBT) to students from Class 1-12. … Read more