02.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam girl ambassador of ‘promote science’ initiative in France   Assam’s Priyanka Das, working on satellite navigation for French major Safran, has been appointed ambassador for an initiative in France to encourage girls to follow scientific careers and take it to higher education levels. “For Girls and Science” initiative was launched in 2014 to promote … Read more

18.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre for CBI probe into serious cybercrime cases   Assam Police may refer specific cases of cybercrimes having inter-state or international ramifications to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), following an advisory sent by the Union home ministry to the state government after a spike in the number of cybercrime cases. Assam has earned the fifth position in the … Read more

08.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ‘Go To Village’ Mission Launched In Manipur   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘Go to Village’ mission throughout the state from Konuma ground. The mission was launched in 60 villages of all the 60 Assembly constituencies. The mission is aimed at identifying the eligible and deserving beneficiaries in every corner of the … Read more

03.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Adopt A Heritage Scheme: Assam sees protests over Kaziranga National Park, Ahom-era monuments   Centre’s decision to engage corporate houses for maintenance of tourism infrastructure in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and Ahom-era monuments in Sivasagar district has angered many organisations, triggering protest in different parts of the state on Wednesday. This comes at a time when … 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

27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   GST hasn’t been good for Assam: CM tells Finance Commission   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted before the visiting 15th Finance Commission that the GSTregime has not been good for the state so far because the monthly tax collections have dropped by 15 to 20 per cent in comparison to the earlier system.   … Read more

25.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   3-day meet on inclusive development   To initiate a dialogue regarding sustainable and inclusive development in the northeast, Assam Kaziranga University in association with CSIR-NISTADS, a policy research institute, is organizing a three-day national summit at the Jorhat campus of the university from Thursday to Saturday.   The Northeast Sustainable and Inclusive Development Summit, 2018 aims … Read more

22-23.04.18 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 … 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

01-02.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM NE highly vulnerable to climate change, say experts         Climate change is happening and Himalayan mountain States particularly the Northeastern States are highly vulnerable considering the changes in temperature, rainfall patterns and other impacts on various sectors every year, according to experts.The experts were sharing their scientific data at State Directorate … Read more