06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Strikes in Oil and Gas sector in Assam prohibited   The Assam government has banned strikes by employees in the Oil and Gas sector in the state under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980 for six months.   A notification to this effect was issued on March 13 prohibiting strikes in Assam by officers, workmen, … Read more

29-30.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam minister questions ‘inequality’ in northeast peoples’ lives Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarmaon Saturday questioned the “inequality” in the lives of the people of northeast states, while asserting the importance of Central government schemes.   Sarma was speaking at India Economic Summit 2018 being held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.   Sarma questioned … Read more

17.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Many opting for open schooling in Assam Open schooling has slowly emerged as a new alternative to class X state board examinations, with sources in the Board of Secondary Education, Assam(Seba), which conducts the state board exams, pointing out the number of students registered to appear in the exams this year has gone down by … Read more

06.02.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam keen to start flights to ASEAN countries: Sonowal   Assam is in discussion with the Centre to start flight services to ASEAN countries, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said   The Centre was exploring possibilities of initiating work on the ASEAN Trilateral Motor Work, which will transform the economic scenario of the region, the CM said.   Meanwhile, Asian … Read more

09.11.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Digital divide: 30% tea workers in Assam yet to have bank accounts   A year after the note ban and the planned shift to complete digitalization of monetary transactions initiated by the Centre, about 30% of the state’s 10 lakh tea garden workers are still waiting for their bank accounts to be created. … Read more

19.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam Government rolls out new Tourism policy   Assam State Government rolled out ‘Tourism Policy of Assam 2017’ with an aim to increase tourist inflow in the state by at least two to three times within next five years. In the policy, special emphasis has been laid on making the state a preferred … Read more