12 October 2018 – Current Affairs For Assam APSC, Railway, Bank and Assam State Govt Exams
12 October 2018
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ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- For the world’s best policies promoting agro-ecological approaches, Sikkim’s State Policy on Organic Farming and Sikkim Organic Mission have been shortlisted for an award by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations
- In presence of the Norwegian Ambassador India Nils Ragnar Kamsvag and the State Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, Assam Agricultural University (AAU) and the Norwegian government signed the MoU for project on climate resilient.
- The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Northeast Frontier Railway authorities not to undertake any work through the Deepor Beel.
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Minister of Parliament Shashi Tharoor has revealed his new book on PM Narendra Modi “THE PARADOXICAL PRIME MINISTER”. Tharoor tweeted, “My new book, THE PARADOXICAL PRIME MINISTER, is more than just a 400-page exercise in floccinaucinihilipilification.”
- Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Jackie Doyle-Price as the Suicide Prevention Minister.
- Sunil Bhaskaran, Tata Group veteran, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of low-cost carrier AirAsia India with effect from November 15, 2018.
- India ranked 147th in Oxfam world inequality index.