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 10-11.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 09.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 06.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

03-04.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Real estate sector requests government to intervene in sand, stone price crisis   Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers Association (Areida) requested the state government to intervene into the problem of acute scarcity and unabated price rise of sand and stone chips. The real estate body said they have been suffering huge losses for the last few … Read more 03-04.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 25.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

21.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre yet to release Rs 893 crore   The Union Government is to release an amount of Rs 893.01 crore against the Flood Management Programme (FMP) schemes the State has executed during the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans. The State Government, on the other hand, is to release an amount of Rs … Read more 21.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

11.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   CM Pema Khandu Inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s Biggest Solar Plant   Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the state’s biggest solar power plant at Energy Awareness Park in the presence of Power Minister Tamiyo Taga in Itanagar. The plant, with a capacity of 1 MW, was commissioned on April 1 at an estimated investment of … Read more 11.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

10.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   After Meghalaya, Assam in line to be free of Afspa   The government is considering Assam as the next state from where it may remove the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) after Meghalaya, as high-level consultations are going on between the Centre and state for the possible road ahead. Sources told ET that the … Read more 10.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 03.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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 02.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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