09.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Bumper millet production in Agomani circle   Massive cultivation of millet in the Kherbari, Jinkata, Gharial-danga area under Agomani circle adjacent to North Bengal has brought a ray of hope among the progressive cultivators as a bumper crop is being harvested which will very likely improve their economic conditions.Formerly, the cultivators of the … Read more

08.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   28 groups protest against citizenship bill in Assam   The simmering discontent against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 once again came to the fore on Thursday as over ten thousand activists from 28 organisations staged a mass protest at the old high schoolfield in Dibrugarh in protest against the controversial bill.   Several prominent organisations, including … Read more

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

28.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Priyanka Chopra visits India once again to promote Assam tourism   A few months ago, Priyanka was in the news for receiving flak after her cover on Assam Tourism Development Corporation showed her wearing “minimal clothes”. The opposition in the state even demanded the removal of Priyanka as the brand ambassador of Assam, however, State … Read more

18.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   8 nominations for Assamese film ‘Xhoixobote Dhemalite’ in US fest A movie on children raised during a violent period in Assam has received as many as eight nominations at a US festival.   ‘Xhoihobote Dhemalite'(Rainbow fields) directed by Bidyut Kotoky has received nominations for best feature film, director, screenplay, actor (Nakul Vaid), actress (Dipannita Sharma), supporting actor … Read more

14.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM ·        Over 32,000 posts vacant in Assam schools: Himanta Biswa Sarma   ð  Over 32,000 posts, including nearly 28,000 teaching posts, are lying vacant in government schools across Assam, the state Assembly.   ð  Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said at present 15,852 teaching posts are lying vacant in Middle English and High Schools of the … Read more