29-30.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam: Hailakandi sets up ‘bank’ to collect single-use plastic   The Hailakandi municipal board in Barak Valley has opened a plastic bank where citizens can go and deposit single-use plastic items. The Hailakandi district administration had banned single-use plastic in August this year. The initiative has been taken to bring about behaviour modification … Read more

28.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM AREIDA hails launch of housing schemes   The Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers’ Association (AREIDA) has hailed the launch of the Aponar Apon Ghar and Abinandan schemes by the State government. The schemes as committed in the state budget in February 2019, would give the people of Assam a subsidy of upto Rs … Read more

27.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ASSAM   ·       Rs 52,000-cr investments post ‘Advantage Assam’: CM The State has been able to draw investments to the tune of Rs 52,000 crore so far as part of the various MoUs signed with investors during the ‘Advantage Assam’ Global Investors Summit held here last year, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said.   The … Read more

26.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·         Assam Tourism eyes 75 lakh domestic tourists ð  Assam, one of the ‘seven sisters’ of North East, is eying over 75 lakh domestic and 50,000 foreign tourists to visit the State following digital promotions and documentaries. In 2018-19, the State had hosted 60,27,002 Indian travellers visiting Assam.   The World Bank has … Read more

25.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Jitendra Singh inaugurated Cane and Bamboo Technology Park at Assam   Government has established a Cane and Bamboo Technology Park-cum-Office Premises of Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre(CBTC) at Burnihat, Assam. The Centre was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr.Jitendra Singh.   CBTC Park has been … Read more

24.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Govt notifies amended MV Act in State   The State government today notified the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 redefining the fines to be imposed for violation of the Act.   As per an order of the Transport Department, Government of Assam, dated September 23, 2019, driving without licence will now elicit a … Read more

22-23.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM Defence ministry, MHA fight it out over Assam Rifles’ proposed merger with ITBP   The defence establishment and the home ministry (MHA) are once again at loggerheads over Assam Rifles, with the Army dead against either losing operational control over the paramilitary force or any move to merge it with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).   Administratively, … Read more

21.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Small tea growers plea to fix minimum price   The All Assam Small Tea Growers’ Association (AASTGA) has made an appeal to all concerned to fix the minimum price of green tea leaf in a redeeming manner so as to save the small tea growing sector and the tea industry as a whole. … Read more

20.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·         LGBI airport to get NE’s first sustainable terminal building ð  The upcoming terminal building of Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here will be the first ‘sustainable’ terminal of the North East. ð  The sustainable terminal building will have a sewage treatment plant, solar power, rain water harvesting units, solid waste disposal system … Read more

19.09.19 Assam (APSC) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   GSI, GU sign MoU for collaborative research   The Geological Survey of India Training Institute (GSITI) and Gauhati University (GU) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for collaborative research programmes leading to Ph D degree in the fields of ‘Genesis of the Alkaline Complexes of North East India’ and ‘Disaster Management Studies … Read more