Current Affairs Assam, North East, India – 28 April 2018
28 April 2018
ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- 13 candidates from Assam have cleared the civil services this year. The name successful candidates included Bipasha Kalita (41), Swapnaneel Paul (64), Mrigakhi Deka (126), Purna Borah (149), Subhajit Bhuyan (645), Partha Protim Das (738), Deepjoy Das (855), Mamani File (593), Aranyak Saikia (148), Nahar Pranay Prakash (199), Monalika Borgohain (230), Manoj Swargiary (795) and Josodhara Das (894).
- The Morigaon Sahitya Utsav 2018 was held at Morigaon. Novelist Arup Kumar Nath was conferred with the Pitram Nath Memorial Literary Award at Morigaon Sahitya Utsav
- First edition of Cancer Screening Mela organized in Mizoram
- Meghalaya state government has launched ‘Mission Lakadong’ to achieve a five-fold increase in the production of Lakadong turmeric
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- K J Alphons, Union Tourism Minister has awarded Letters of Intent (LoI) to 9 agencies for 22 monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ project.
- Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, released a commemorative postage stamp of former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Late Shri Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna.
- The most trusted Internet brand in India is Google
- Norway tops in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index a report released by Reporters Sans Frontieres