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

09.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Adopt A Heritage Scheme: Assam sees protests over Kaziranga National Park, Ahom-era monuments   Centre’s decision to engage corporate houses for maintenance of tourism infrastructure in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and Ahom-era monuments in Sivasagar district has angered many organisations, triggering protest in different parts of the state on Wednesday. This comes at a time when … Read more

01.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ABSU slams government on Bodoland issue   The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), NDFB (Progressive) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) on Thursday slammed the BJP-led state and Union governments and observed 26 April as ‘Betrayal Day’ in seven different districts for failing to give a positive gesture towards the … Read more

26.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM asks revenue dept to provide land rights to indigenous people of Assam   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the revenue department to implement recommendations of the Committee on Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People.   A government statement said the committee headed by former chief election commissioner Hari Shankar Brahmahas laid down 180 recommendations including … 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

24.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM AAI Signs MoU With Assam Government   The Airport Authority of India (AAI)signed an MoU with Assam government under its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative for the sustainable development of human settlements at villages in Kamrup district. AAI would provide financial assistance under its CSR initiative of 4.58 crore Rupees for the Kamrup district as … Read more

01.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam to observe ‘Rhino Day’ on September 22   The Assam government will be observing September 22 as ‘Rhino Day’ to generate public awareness on protection of the one-horned pachyderm, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said.   A State Rhino Project in line with National Rhino Project will be launched in Assam soon for … Read more