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

24.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Guwahati-ASEAN direct flights stressed Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a meeting with MD and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Asia Amar Abrol in his office chamber and discussed the detailed modalities of starting direct flights between Guwahati with ASEAN countries.   They discussed Air Asia’s plan to make Guwahati the principal hub for … Read more

06.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam keen to start flights to ASEAN countries: Sonowal   Assam is in discussion with the Centre to start flight services to ASEAN countries, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said   The Centre was exploring possibilities of initiating work on the ASEAN Trilateral Motor Work, which will transform the economic scenario of the region, the CM said.   Meanwhile, Asian … Read more

03.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates Global Investment Summit In Assam   The first two-day Global Investment Summithas been organized in Assam. The summit emphasizes on promoting investments in the state and the North East. The conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Businessmen like Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani are taking part in the … Read more

1.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Bhutan sets up consulate in Guwahati   Bhutan became the second country in the Indian sub-continent to set up its consulate general office in Guwahati ahead of the first global investors’ summit, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bangladesh set up its office of consulate general last year. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary … Read more

27.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam: Construction work begins on world-class airport terminal   Union minister for civil aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju and chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for the new international-standard integrated terminal building of the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.   To be completed by 2020 at a cost of Rs 1,232 crores, the ambitious project is being … Read more

11.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Northeast India gets first Centre of Excellence in Electronics Sector Skill Development   In a historic development northeast India gets its first Skill Development Center of Excellence, an initiative through industry-academia participation under government facilitation when Electronics Sector Skill Council of India (ESSCI) signed an MoU with Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati to jointly set up a state of the art Center of Excellence (CoE) … Read more

07-08.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM Sonowal showcases Assam as business and investment destination at Singapore event   With Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal by her side at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Singapore on Sunday, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj pushed the northeast as a “pitch to South East Asia” while emphasizing on greater India-ASEAN cooperation for mutual growth. … Read more