Current Affairs Assam, North East, India Today- 20 February 2018
20 February 2018
ASSAM – NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The Assam State government to start issue of Aadhaar cards from March and already identified 1,241 different locations across Assam for setting up Aadhaar Enrollment Centres (Kendras). There is a delay in the process as the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has cancelled distribution of Aadhaar cards through its empanelled enrolment agency.
- 5 new Assam Houses to be available in major cities- New Delhi, Kolkata, Vellore, Chennai and Bengaluru.
- Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal attended Sirish Festival, 2018 at Misa , Kaliabor on 18th February
- Rajiv Kumar committee has been constituted by the Central Government to study Brahmaputra river and flood control measures in Assam
INDIA – INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- New Delhi is hosting the National conference on doubling farmers income
- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has won the best film award at the 71st British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards
- Milkbasket start-up is recognized as the Startup of the Year 2017 at the 7th Small Business Awards held in New Delhi.
- India to host global World Environment Day (WED-2018) celebrations