21.11.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

  ASSAM   92 new flight routes in Northeast under Udaan-2: Jayant Sinha   To provide a major boost to air connectivity in the Northeast, 92 new routes will be opened in the region in the second round of the government’s ‘Udaan’ scheme.   Udaan is a regional connectivity scheme under which the government plans … Read more

16.11.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   NHRC notice to Assam govt on harassment over nationality verification   The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) issued a notice to the state government after taking suo motu cognizance of media reports about the harassment being meted out to several people by the police in the name of verification of their nationality in Assam. The … Read more

11.11.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   North East Festival in Delhi ends    The North East Festival aimed at “promoting talents and culture of NE India” concluded on November 5. “More than two lakh people attended the festival, the visitors comprising people from Delhi-NCR, NE communities and foreigners. The event is an attempt at bringing the NE closer to … Read more

04.11.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Poet to translate Lal Ded’s verses into Assamese      Assamese poetand Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar awardee Bijoy Sankar Barman has embarked on an ambitious task of translating available works of 14th century Kashmiri mystic poetess Lalleshwari, also known as Lal Ded, into Assamese. Her verses, ‘Lal Vakhs’ (meaning voices), are believed to be the earliest compositions in … Read more