05.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   McLeod to sell 8 Assam estates to MKSEL   McLeod Russel, the world’s largest private bulk tea producer, has inked an MoU with city-based M K Shah Exports (MKSEL) on Tuesday to sell off eight of their 48 tea estates in Assam for Rs 331 crore. A source close to the development said the Williamson … Read more 05.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

30.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre has pledged to protect Assam identity   The Centre conveyed to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal that it would soon set up a committee to implement a key clause of the Assam Accord of 1985 which has remained on the back burner for the past 33 years.   The clause provides for constitutional, legislative and administrative … Read more 30.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

26.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   India-Bangladesh border in Assam to be sealed by Dec: Sonowal   The India-Bangladesh border in Assam will be sealed by December employing technical solutions on the river part of the frontier and smart fencing on the land area, state chief minister Sonowal has said. The CM said the move was a part of … Read more 26.05.18 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

19.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Centre will open up restricted northeast areas to foreigners   The ministries of home, defence and tourism have agreed, in principle, to open up restricted areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim for foreign tourists.   A formal announcement to this effect will come only after consultations with state governments involved that need to … Read more 19.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

09.05.18 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 09.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

06-07.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Vibrant Northeast in Guwahati from May 3   The ‘Vibrant North East 2018′, an event in which people would be made aware of central government’s schemes and programmes, will be held in Guwahati from 3-5 May.   Players from the agriculture, food processing, consumer affairs, civil supply, drinking water and sanitation sectors will … Read more 06-07.05.18 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

29-30.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam minister questions ‘inequality’ in northeast peoples’ lives Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarmaon Saturday questioned the “inequality” in the lives of the people of northeast states, while asserting the importance of Central government schemes.   Sarma was speaking at India Economic Summit 2018 being held at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.   Sarma questioned … Read more 29-30.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

21.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Brahmaputra heritage centre to open to public this month   The Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre, Bahniman, which was converted from the old DC’s bungalow on the river bank, will be opened to the public soon. The British-era building has been transformed at a cost of Rs 9 crore. Located on a hilltop in Pan … Read more 21.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

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