Saints And Social Reformers Of Uttarakhand

 Saints and Social Reformers of Uttarakhand Reminiscenes (Nantin Baba) The word Nantin, in the Uttarakhand parlance, connotes a child, and baba means a saint. Thus, Nantin baba means a child saint. A very young sadhu was first noticed roaming in the area extending from Bhowali to Gethia, near Nainital. Soon he … Read more

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

01.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   50,000 foreigners may not make it to NRC, says Hajela   Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator Prateek Hajela said the names of nearly 50,000 foreigners and their family members will not figure in the final draft of the NRC to be published on June 30.   This is in sharp contrast to the claims … Read more

Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH)

`Allopathic, Indian System of Medicine, Naturopathy and Yoga (AYUSH) An AYUSH system of medicine includes Indian systems of medicine and Homeopathy. AYUSH is an acronym for Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Sowa Rigpa, and Homoeopathy. Ayurveda is the oldest system with documented history of its practice since more than 5000 years whereas Homeopathy … Read more

27-28.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Assam rolls out ‘Swabalamban’ scheme for surrendered militants   The state government is looking to sweep clear the state of remnant militant groups, cadres of which are holed up in Myanmar and are facing the heat of the neighbouring country’s military offensive against ethnic rebel groups in Kachin state. The government has put … Read more

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

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

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

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

12.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Panel to identify illegal structures on Assam-Mizoram border. The Joint Committee constituted by Assam and Mizoram Governments under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to inspect and identify illegal constructions inside the 509 sq mile Inner Line Reserve Forest Area along the border, in the wake of border standoff between the two … Read more