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

25.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Scheme for dropout students launched   With the aim to help underprivileged and dropout students through education and skill-based training, the Union Government’s flagship initiative, Nai Manzil Scheme, was launched at the Education Research and Development Foundation (ERDF).   The Nai Manzil Scheme aims to provide educational intervention through bridge courses to trainees … Read more

17.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Government staff join Aasu to oppose citizenship bill   Assam government employees have joined hands with the All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) to intensify their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 with the slogan ‘Job not above motherland’. The most influential association of the employees-Sodou Asom Karmachari Parishad (SAKP)-which enjoys the support of over 3.5 … Read more

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

01.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ABSU slams government on Bodoland issue   The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), NDFB (Progressive) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) on Thursday slammed the BJP-led state and Union governments and observed 26 April as ‘Betrayal Day’ in seven different districts for failing to give a positive gesture towards the … Read more

26.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM asks revenue dept to provide land rights to indigenous people of Assam   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the revenue department to implement recommendations of the Committee on Protection of Land Rights of Indigenous People.   A government statement said the committee headed by former chief election commissioner Hari Shankar Brahmahas laid down 180 recommendations including … Read more

20.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

20.04.18   RAJASTHAN Nabard approves Rs 14,690 cr funding to Rajasthan   National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended total credit support of Rs 14,690 crore to Rajasthan for 2017-18.   Rajasthan has been one of the biggest beneficiaries under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) of NABARD, under which NABARD disbursed … 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

13.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pledges to serve the farmers on priority under APART project   Enveloping Assam’s ‘agri-business’ by focusing on farmers income, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed to make farmers’ interests a priority. He advocated priority outlining and creation of adequate amenities for the farmers under the Assam Agri-business and Rural Transformation Project … Read more