Thursday, 24 August 2017

Daily current affairs for Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Exams - 24th August 2017

1.Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) formally accepted the Assamese unicode .Unicode is granted by International Standard Organisation on the application forwarded by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

2.Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba arrives in India to discuss various areas including trade and investment .

3.Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region granted 220 crores for development of a Medical College and Hospital in Nalbari which will be 11th medical college in Assam

4.Air India Chief Ashwani Lohani will replace AK Mittal as the Chairman of the Railway Board

5.England's soccer record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announces his retirement

6.Telecom Regulatory and Authority of India(TRAI) has signed an agreement with Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission to deepen bilateral cooperation in Telecom and Broadcasting

7.23rd August was celebrated as the International Day for the Remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition

8.Devendra Jhajharia(Para Athletic) and Sardar Singh will be honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

9.Indian American Novelist Padma Vishwanathan has been awarded the 2017 'Porter Fund Literary Prize' for her novels 'The Toss of a Lemon' and ' The Ever After of Ashwin Rao'

10.NITI Aayog has launched Mentor India Campaign to promote innovation promotion platform with the help of ATAL Tinkering Labs for school students


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