Current Affairs Assam, North East, India – 31 May 2018
31 May 2018
ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Prateek Hajela, the State Coordinator of NRC said that NRC update to be continued even after June 30
- Assamese singer Zubeen Garg will be honoured with ‘Hero to Animals Award’ by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for raising his voice against animal sacrifice.
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The World No Tobacco Day is observed on May 31. theme of the 2018 World No Tobacco Day is Tobacco and Heart Disease.
- Gujarat government has launched ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’ to reduce the state’s dependence on fresh water
- The book ‘Straight Talk’ has been authored by the Member of Rajya Sabha Mr Abhishek Manu Singhvi
- The Andhra Pradesh state government’s Department of Environment, Forest, Science and Technology has recently declared official symbols- Neem as the state tree, Black Buck (Krishna Jinka) as state animal Rose-ringed parakeet as state bird and jasmine as the state’s flower respectively.
- India has signed $500 million of loan agreement with the World Bank to provide additional financing for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Rural Roads Project