28.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Priyanka Chopra visits India once again to promote Assam tourism   A few months ago, Priyanka was in the news for receiving flak after her cover on Assam Tourism Development Corporation showed her wearing “minimal clothes”. The opposition in the state even demanded the removal of Priyanka as the brand ambassador of Assam, however, State … Read more

27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   GST hasn’t been good for Assam: CM tells Finance Commission   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted before the visiting 15th Finance Commission that the GSTregime has not been good for the state so far because the monthly tax collections have dropped by 15 to 20 per cent in comparison to the earlier system.   … Read more

22-23.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM     Over Rs 8,000 crore telecom projects face delays in north east   The government’s ambitious plan to provide seamless connectivity across the country’s north-eastern region has made little headway despite the Union Cabinet approving a comprehensive plan more than three years back. Budgetary estimate for the plan — that would have provided … Read more

20.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

20.04.18   RAJASTHAN Nabard approves Rs 14,690 cr funding to Rajasthan   National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended total credit support of Rs 14,690 crore to Rajasthan for 2017-18.   Rajasthan has been one of the biggest beneficiaries under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) of NABARD, under which NABARD disbursed … Read more

18.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   8 nominations for Assamese film ‘Xhoixobote Dhemalite’ in US fest A movie on children raised during a violent period in Assam has received as many as eight nominations at a US festival.   ‘Xhoihobote Dhemalite'(Rainbow fields) directed by Bidyut Kotoky has received nominations for best feature film, director, screenplay, actor (Nakul Vaid), actress (Dipannita Sharma), supporting actor … Read more

07.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ·        Assam’s Spring Festival begins in Manas National Park ð  The two-day Assam Spring Festival began at the Manas National Park where visitors will get to experience the state’s local food, music, handloom and handicrafts. ð  The National park which is also a tiger and rhino reserve covers five districts of Assam — … Read more

06.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to ‘March for Science’ on April 11 The Assam chapter of All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN) will lend its support to the Global March for Science which will be organized as a protest against ‘attacks’ being launched on science and rational discourses across the world. While the march will be held … Read more

03.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   24,10,388 families in State to get power connections by next year   Power Minister Pallab Lochan Das today told the Assembly that 24,10,388 families of Assam are yet to get power connections to their homes, even as all the villages covered by the 2011 Census have almost been covered by the rural electrification … Read more