31.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Sonowal tasks experts with feasibility report on organic farming in NE Union Minister SarbanandaSonowal asked an expert group of academicians and agri-entrepreneurs to draw up a report on the feasibility of organic and natural farming in the Northeast that can serve as a roadmap for future policymaking. He also stressed on the … Read more

30.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

      ASSAM     Assam amends cattle law, tightens slaughter rules   The Assam assembly passed several amendments to the four-month-old cattle preservation law that tightens slaughter guidelines but re-opens inter-district movement of cattle, except to districts bordering Bangladesh. Cattle will now be allowed to be slaughtered only in a slaughter house duly licensed or … Read more

23.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   AFSPA to continue in Assam, to be withdrawn if peace lasts :HimantaBiswaSarma Assam chief minister HimantaBiswaSarma  said the state will continue to be under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 and a decision on withdrawing it will be taken only if the present peace prevails for a longer term. He expressed apprehension that the … Read more

29.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM Assam: CM opens Rs 8 crore Atal Udyan with ampitheatre, gym at Adabari   Chief minister HimantaBiswaSarma  inaugurated Atal Udyan, a park with an amphitheatre, at Adabari in the city, in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The park, set up by Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) at a cost of over Rs 8 crore and covering an … Read more

28.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Over 9,000 Utilisation Certificates of projects not submitted by Assam govt: CAG report   Over 9,000 Utilisation Certificates of various projects and schemes of 52 departments of the Assam government from 2001-02 to 2018-19 have not been submitted, a CAG report said. More than 68 per cent of the 9,379 outstanding UCs … Read more

26-27.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Schools in Assam to be turned into jab centres for children vaccination Government and private schools with about 100 to 200 students will be turned into Covid vaccination centres for children in Assam as the state health department is gearing up to vaccinate children between 15 and 18 years of age from January 3. … Read more

25.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Assam most improved state in Niti Aayog’s health index   Assam has emerged as the top state which has made the maximum improvement among larger states in overall performance and is also among the top three most improved states in incremental performance in Niti Aayog’s health index for 2019-20, which was released. The report stated, “Among … Read more

24.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   IIT-G makes low-cost, recyclable solar cells   The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) researchers have developed cost-effective, highly efficient perovskite solar cells (PSCs) to produce electricity from sunlight that can have over 21% power conversion efficiency — about 5% more than conventional solar panels. This cutting-edge technology in emerging perovskite-based semiconducting devices, developed by … Read more

22.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam faces rising human-elephant conflict despite Govt claims of mitigation measures Assam which has the country’s second highest elephant population is facing a rising trend in human elephant conflict as the forests in which pachyderms roamed gets fragmented as farms and tea gardens come up. Train accidents, electrocution, poisoning, `accidental’ deaths like falling … Read more

21.12.21 Daily APSC Current Affairs

  ASSAM   Assam getting more grants from Centre compared to past: State Finance Minister Assam Finance Minister Ajanta Neog today told the Assam Legislative Assembly that the change in the special category status to Assam is just a change of nomenclature and the State has not suffered financially due to this. While replying to … Read more