Current Affairs For APSC, Railway, Bank and Assam State Govt Exams – 23 June 2018
23 June 2018
ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The Ambubachi Mela begins at Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills in the Guwahati city from 22 nd June, 2018 and will conclude on June 26.
- As the use of loose calcium carbide (CaC2) is increasing day by day in fruit market as a ripening agent, the North Eastern Small Scale Industries Association (NESSIA) has demanded the Assam State government to completely ban the sale of loose calcium carbide (CaC2) in the open market.
- The names of the 21 winners of The Sahitya Akademi award announced. winners of its Bal Sahitya Puraskar and 21 recipients of the Yuva Puraskar for this year.This year (2018) Jugallochan Das (Assamese) and Sitaram Basumatary (Bodo) from Assam selected for the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award In the children’s category
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Gujarat state government has launched Suryashakti Kisan Yojana for farmers
- Chief Minister of Rajasthan has been conferred with ‘Chief Minister of the Year’ award at the 52nd Skoch Summit 2018
- The 22nd edition of Sindhu Darshan Festival (SDF) has started in Leh district of Jammu & Kashmir
- The 2018 International Widows’ Day (IWD) is observed on 23th June
- United States have developed the world’s smallest computer “Michigan Micro Mote”