Current Affairs Assam, North East, India – 29 April 2018
29 April 2018
ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, and the brand ambassador of Assam Tourism, landed at Rowriah airport for a three-day visit to the Assam State to shoot for promotional of the Assam tourism department.
- The All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Goat Improvement along with Goat Research Station (GRS), Byrnihat, observed World Veterinary Day on 28th April 2018
- Bahni Kumari Telenga (rank 661), becomes the first woman from the Assam State’s tea garden labourer community to clear the UPSC exam.
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi launched the Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED in Chattisgarh recently
- HAL Tejas aircraft has successfully fired an air-to-air beyond visual range (BVR) missile
- CSIR won the National Intellectual Property (IP) Award 2018 in the category “Top R&D Institution/Organization”
- India’s first Culinary , The Indian Culinary Institute was inaugurated by Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons in Noida.
- Sitanshu Yashaschandra, the Gujarati poet, playwright and academic, has been selected for the Saraswati Samman 2017 for his collection of verses titled ‘Vakhar’.