Current Affairs Assam, North East, India – 15 March 2018
15 March 2018
ASSAM – NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Guwahati Smart City Limited (GSCL) is planning to install Water ATMs at various locations across Guwahati with a budget of Rs 2.09-crore
- IIT Guwahati scientist have successfully converted packaging plastic waste to plastic-derived oil (PDO) of characteristics similar to diesel.
- ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is an ambitious programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to digitally enable 6 crore people in the country.” Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said while inaugurating the awareness campaign for the Prime Minister’s Rural Digital Literacy Mission.
INDIA – INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated World Hindi Secretariat building in Port Louis, Mauritius.
- India announces USD $100 million Line of Credit (LoC) for Mauritius
- ICICI Bankhas launched instant overdraft “InstaOD” facility for MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) customers
- Bidya Devi Bhandari-new Nepal President recently
- Assam state’s first e-budget was presented at the legislative Assembly
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and president of French jointly inaugurated 101-megawatt solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh.
- The luxury train ‘Palace on Wheels’ of Rajasthan bags the Tourist Train of the Year award recently
- Maldives Parliament approved Anti-Defection Bill
- New Delhi Government hosted the first edition of ‘Soldierathon,’ a special marathon aimed at raising funds for welfare of Indian soldiers and their families.