Corossion of metals

Corrosion is defined as an attack on a material as a result of chemical, frequently electrochemical reaction, with the surrounding medium. According to this definition, the term corrosion can be applied to all materials, including non-metals. But in practice, the word corrosion is mainly used in conjunction with metallic materials. Why do metals corrode? Apart … Read more

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

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

12.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam deletes names of 10 lakh ‘ghost children’ beneficiaries of Anganwadi centres   The Assam government has saved Rs 150 crore by deleting names 10 lakh of ‘ghost children’ beneficiaries of supplementary nutrition from the state’s Anganwadi centres.   An estimated Rs 2250 cr of public fund meant for providing supplementary nutrition to children by the social welfare department has … 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

30.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam government introduces bills to repeal 2 Acts   The Assam government introduced two bills in the Assembly to repeal The Assam Junior Colleges (Provincialisation) Act, 2012 and The Assam Secondary Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1977, as the two Acts have become redundant.   The bills were introduced by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on behalf of Education Minister … Read more