Current Affairs For Assam APSC, Railway, Bank and Assam State Govt Exams – 16 July 2018
16 July 2018
ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- The President of India has given final assent to the Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015. The guidelines will have to be worked out now by Assam state Government.
- Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) is planning to set up tea auction centre at Dharmanagar, Tripura.
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Haryana state govt has launched ‘I am not afraid of English’ initiative for primary school students .
- President Of India Ram Nath Kovind has nominated 4 Rajya Sabha members- Farmer leader and former MP Ram Shakal, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, and Founder of Delhi-based “India Policy Foundation” Rakesh Sinha.
- Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. Bansagar Dam project is a joint venture between which of three states- Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
- Kutchi community celebrates Kutchi New Year on Aashadhi Beej, which falls in month of Ashada (July / August).
- United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day is observed on 15th July.
- Iceland has taken the seat vacated by United States at the UN Human Rights Council.
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