06.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        Tea workers seek hike in minimum wages   ð  Hundreds of tea garden workers, under the banner of the All Tea Tribe Students’ Association (ATTSA), staged demonstrations in various tea gardens of Dibrugarh district, seeking hike of minimum daily wage to Rs 351 from the current wage of Rs 167.   ð  … Read more

05.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Sonowal bans mobile phones in institutions   Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday announced a “ban” on the use of mobile phones in schools.   Sonowal made the announcement at the Teachers’ Day celebrations   The clampdown on mobile phones has been triggered by the adverse effect it has on students, especially … Read more

04.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Grand welcome plan for Assam’s pride   The state government has planned a grand reception and Rs 1.6 crore for Asian Games medal winner and the pride of Assam, Hima Das.   Speedster Hima, from Dhing in Nagaon district of Assam, has won three medals – a silver in the 400-metre sprint, another … Read more

02-03.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Dibrugarh selected for award   Dibrugarh district has been selected for the regional district award by the ministry of women and child development for its commendable performance in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana.   The Yojana is a maternity benefit programme, which was introduced in 2010 and is implemented by … Read more

01.09.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam lacks ambulances   Assam does not have a single functional advanced life-saving ambulance (ALS) despite receiving approval for 280 such ambulances from the Centre, a Union health and family welfare ministry report said. The report of the 11th Commission Review Mission was based on field visits to Assam between November 3 and … Read more