Current Affairs Assam, North East, India Today- 04 February 2018
04 February 2018
ASSAM – NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The sponsor of the Assam Valley Literary Award, Williamson Magor Education Trust has announced the names Assam Valley Literary Award winners for the 2017. The winners of the 2017 award, are poet Sananta Tanti and novelists Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi and Dr Rita Chowdhury.
- Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) signs MoU with Arya Transport to avail 200 luxury Mercedes buses with toilet and pantry facilities, that will run across Assam.
- A total of 200 MoUs were signed in the Advantage Assam Global Investors’ Summit two day event, worth more than Rs. 1 Lakh Crore.
- Bharatiya Janata Party to make alliance with the newly-formed National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) for the upcoming Assembly election in Nagaland.
- World wetlands Day was observed in Manipur. The theme for the World wetlands Day is “Wetlands for a sustainable future”
INDIA – INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- 4th February is observed as World Cancer Day. Theme of World Cancer Day 2016-18 : ‘We can. I can‘
- 4th February is the Independence Day of Sri Lanka
- Uttar Pradesh government has inaugurated the state’s 1st ever Butterfly Park in Kanpur.
- The Maharashtra become the first Indian state to set up a Transgender Welfare Board
- Indian Railways signed MoU with Department of Posts for setting up of PRS-Passenger Reservation System counters at Post Offices accross INDIA.
- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has claimed to set a new spaceflight record for launching the world’s smallest rocket named SS-520
- Indian Under 19 cricketer Prithvi Shaw, has become the youngest-ever captain to win an ICC Under-19 World Cup final.