10-11.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   BSF mulling laser walls in Tripura   BSF Tripura Frontier is contemplating to erect laser walls to guard unfenced and riverine patches of Indo-Bangla border in Tripura as part of ensuring effective guarding of border areas, according to official sources.In Tripura, the BSF has already started using sensor devices like Night Vision Goggles … Read more

19.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam to set up 19 new cancer hospitals Assam is soon going to set up 19 new cancer hospitals across the state, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said at the launch of ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan: Medical Benefits Under Cashless Mode’, a state healthcare initiative.   The state government has tied up with Tata Trust to set up the cancer hospitals. … 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

12.12.17 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Sharp rise in sex crimes against children in Assam   According to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report for 2016, Assam has seen a sharp rise in the number of cases of crimes against children. Out of almost 4,000 cases registered under this category in the state last year, more than half of them are cases of sexual … 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