09.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam has set up ‘Act East’ dept for time bound implementation of Policy: Assam CM   The state government has planned setting up of twin towers in Guwahati and the city would be made the business hub of South East Asia.   Assam’s Minister for Act East Policy Department Chandra Mohan Patowary said … Read more

08.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam records marginal dip in infant mortality rate   The state, which is struggling to bring down its high infant mortality rate, has recorded a decline by three points from 47 per 1,000 live births in 2015 to 44 per 1,000 live births in 2016. However, it continues to remain among the bottom five. … Read more

07.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre sets up high-level committee for water management in northeast   The government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of water resources in the northeastern states, an official statement said.   The committee will be led by Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar. It would facilitate optimising benefits of appropriate water management in the form … Read more

06.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam on Rohingya influx high alert   In a bid to curb infiltration of refugees and trespassing, Assam Police sounded a high alert across the state, especially in districts bordering Bangladesh   The refugees had fled Myanmar in 2016 and were staying at a refugee camp in Kutupalang village of Cox’s Bazar district in … Read more

05.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   AFSPA zone reduced in 2 northeast states   The Union home ministry has brought down the range of ‘disturbed area’ under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) 1958 in Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh following improvement in the law and order situation.   A notification issued by the ministry said areas under the ‘disturbed area’ tag … Read more

04.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam govt to gift khadi clothes to its employees The Assam government has decided to gift khadi clothes, worth Rs 12 crore, to its four lakh employees to promote the dying industry, but wearing them to office will not be mandatory.   Every government employee will be gifted a set of Khadi clothes. It will be shirts … Read more

03.10.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam government launched Northeast first digital archive   Assam government today launched the first digital archive of the Northeast at Jyoti Chitraban Film Studio here to preserve films, music, special events, photographs and texts.   First community news portal of the Northeast was also launched as part of the digital archive which will give a … Read more

30.09.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Amaravati Declaration’ likely to be launched next month   The State government has begun arrangements for launching the ‘Amaravati Declaration’, a document comprising recommendations of an expert group constituted at the National Women’s Parliament (NWP), in the middle of next month.   It comprises 10 issues concerning women’s empowerment and security   … Read more

29.09.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   River Brahmaputra to have India’s first floating lab on boat by December   The Brahmaputra river in the northeast will have India’s first floating ‘laboratory on boat’ for scientific research by this year end. The well-equipped boat laboratory will be used for analysis and research on all components of the entire ecosystem of … Read more

28.09.17 APSC (Assam) Daily Current Affairs

ASSAM   Financial liberty top priority for Assam’s women   Majority of women in the state said financial independence is key to their empowerment, putting it above social reforms and curbing crimes against women. In a survey conducted by the state government recently, in which women — had to choose the factors which they thought … Read more