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

18.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre for CBI probe into serious cybercrime cases   Assam Police may refer specific cases of cybercrimes having inter-state or international ramifications to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), following an advisory sent by the Union home ministry to the state government after a spike in the number of cybercrime cases. Assam has earned the fifth position in the … Read more 18.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

17.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Government staff join Aasu to oppose citizenship bill   Assam government employees have joined hands with the All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) to intensify their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 with the slogan ‘Job not above motherland’. The most influential association of the employees-Sodou Asom Karmachari Parishad (SAKP)-which enjoys the support of over 3.5 … Read more 17.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

02.05.18 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 a stable telecom network … Read more 02.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 20.04.18 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

01-02.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM NE highly vulnerable to climate change, say experts         Climate change is happening and Himalayan mountain States particularly the Northeastern States are highly vulnerable considering the changes in temperature, rainfall patterns and other impacts on various sectors every year, according to experts.The experts were sharing their scientific data at State Directorate … Read more 01-02.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

20.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam has highest number of beggars in Northeast   Assam has the highest number of beggars and vagrants among the northeast states, Union minister for social justice Thawar Chand Gehlot informed the Lok Sabha.   Assam also has the fourth highest number of women beggars in the country, the minister added in a written reply to … Read more 20.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 01.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

21.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Centre constitutes committee to study Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam   The Centre has constitued a committee headed by the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar to study the Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam and neighbouring states.   Assam government has submitted required report on flood control measures … Read more 21.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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