06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Strikes in Oil and Gas sector in Assam prohibited   The Assam government has banned strikes by employees in the Oil and Gas sector in the state under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980 for six months.   A notification to this effect was issued on March 13 prohibiting strikes in Assam by officers, workmen, … Read more 06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

30.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre has pledged to protect Assam identity   The Centre conveyed to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal that it would soon set up a committee to implement a key clause of the Assam Accord of 1985 which has remained on the back burner for the past 33 years.   The clause provides for constitutional, legislative and administrative … Read more 30.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH)

`Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH) An AYUSH system of medicine includes Indian systems of medicine and Homeopathy. AYUSH is an acronym for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Sowa Rigpa, and Homoeopathy. Ayurveda is the oldest system with documented history of its practice since more than 5000 years whereas Homeopathy … Read more Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH)

24.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Hailakandi gearing up to launch IDCF from May 28   The Hailakandi health authorities are gearing up to launch Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) programme targeting children below five years of age.Under the programme, to be launched on May 28 and to be continued till June 9, ASHA workers will distribute Oral Rehydration … Read more 24.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

19.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre will open up restricted northeast areas to foreigners   The ministries of home, defence and tourism have agreed, in principle, to open up restricted areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim for foreign tourists.   A formal announcement to this effect will come only after consultations with state governments involved that need to … Read more 19.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

10.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   After Meghalaya, Assam in line to be free of Afspa   The government is considering Assam as the next state from where it may remove the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) after Meghalaya, as high-level consultations are going on between the Centre and state for the possible road ahead. Sources told ET that the … Read more 10.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

25.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   3-day meet on inclusive development   To initiate a dialogue regarding sustainable and inclusive development in the northeast, Assam Kaziranga University in association with CSIR-NISTADS, a policy research institute, is organizing a three-day national summit at the Jorhat campus of the university from Thursday to Saturday.   The Northeast Sustainable and Inclusive Development Summit, 2018 aims … Read more 25.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

21.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Brahmaputra heritage centre to open to public this month   The Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre, Bahniman, which was converted from the old DC’s bungalow on the river bank, will be opened to the public soon. The British-era building has been transformed at a cost of Rs 9 crore. Located on a hilltop in Pan … Read more 21.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

10.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   State board exam pupils increasing by 15,000 every year   At a time when many schools affiliated to the state boards in the northeast are switching over to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the number of students appearing for the Class X state board examination in Assam is on the rise.   While around 4.05 … Read more 10.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

04.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Teachers’ attendance to be tracked online In a first, the state government will start tracking regular attendance of teachers in over 2000 elementary schools online from April.   State office of the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) said the elementary schools in Darrang and Morigaon districts that have been brought under the ambit of the tracking process will also get … Read more 04.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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