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

11-12.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Rs 2,149 crore deficit budget tabled in Assam   Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmaon tabled a Rs 2,149.04 crore-deficit budget that focussed, among others, on setting up new educational institutions and improvement of roads and infrastructure, officials said. It also focused on increasing social media presence of government departments, revival of closed industrial units, … 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