1.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Bhutan sets up consulate in Guwahati   Bhutan became the second country in the Indian sub-continent to set up its consulate general office in Guwahati ahead of the first global investors’ summit, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bangladesh set up its office of consulate general last year. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary … Read more

21-22.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Underground, underwater sensor at Indo-Bangla border soon   The 60.740-km open Indo-Bangla riverine border, that is considered to be a passage for many cross-border illegal activities, will now be equipped with underground and underwater sensor (Sonar). The officials of the Border Security Forces (BSF), explained that they have taken up a project ‘BOLD-QIT’ to … Read more

19.01.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Sonowal’s initiatives at Dibru-Saikhowa   Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid foundation stone of Swadesh Darshan Scheme at Dibru-Saikhowa National Park to develop a theme based tourist circuit in an integrated manner to cater to both mass and niche tourism at Chabua in Tinsukia District.   The Centre will create a tourist circuit around specific themes in order to attract tourists … Read more

28.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Majuli set for big projects Majuli is all set for a bumper investment week with the Centre and state collectively pumping in Rs 345.5 crore for infrastructure development projects. the highest in the history of the riverine island   The local residents, however, are hoping that the enthusiasm the administration is displaying for … Read more

27.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Skill development training centres launched    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal formally launched Skill Development Training Centres across the State in a programme organised by the Department of Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Government of Assam.   The Chief Minister informed the gathering that the State government has already signed an MoU with the Government … Read more

26.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Initiative to improve urban sanitation launched   Swachh Survekshan 2018, a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) to encourage cities to improve their urban sanitation, was launched by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC).   The objective of Swachh Survekshan is to encourage large-scale citizen participation and create awareness amongst all sections of … Read more

10 &11.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam ranked fifth in highest number of cyber-crimes   Uttar Pradeshstands on top of recording highest number of cyber crimes in India followed by Maharashtra. While Assam stands on the fifth position, as per latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB),a total of 696 cybercrime cases were reported during 2016 in Assam, … Read more

2.12.2017 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   6th International Tourism Mart being organized in Guwahati, Assam   The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with the North Eastern States is organising the “International Tourism Mart” (ITM) in Guwahati, Assam from 5-7 December, 2017.   The event will be held in Taj Vivanta, and will be inaugurated on 5th … Read more