Thursday, 31 August 2017

Daily current affairs for Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Exams - 31st August 2017

1.'Women Entrepreneurs Hub' will be setup in Guwahati which will showcase the products made exclusively by women

2.Governor of Assam Banwarilal Purohit alongwith with Keshab Mahanta (Minister of Science and Technology) inaugurated a 30 kilowatt(kw) Grid Interactive Solar power Plant under the Renewable Energy Project at Raj Bhawan . The project was sanctioned to Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) by the 'Ministry of New and Renewable Energy'

3.India will be signing Mou with Myanmar for conservation of earthquake damaged 'Pagodas' at Bagan, Myanmar.

4. India will launching IRNSS-1H to augment the existing seven satellites of  the NavIC constellation on PSLV C-39 . IRNSS-1H will be a backup to IRNSS-1A.

5.India ranked 7th in positive influence on global affairs rankings conducted by IPOS MORI

6.Karnataka Government has launched Unified health scheme  named ' Arogya Bhagya' which will be incorporating the existing seven schemes

7.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 1.4 km long hanging bridge across river Chambal in Kota, Rajasthan

8.Tata Group's Indian Hotels Company Taj Hotels and Palaces has appointed Puneet Chatwal as it Managing Director and CEO

9.Home Minister Rajnath Singh has Inaugurated the 'YUVA' a skill development programme and initiative by Delhi Police under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

10.Indian Police Contingent has won 321 Medals during the World Police and Fire Games in Los Angeles, California

11.Tyre Major Bridgestone has announced ace badminton player PV Sindhu as its first Brand Ambassador

12.Bangladesh registered its first ever test match win against Australia in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Shakib Al Hasan was the Man of the Match

13.Cabinet has given its nod to increase the cess on luxury cars from the current 15 percent to 25 Percent


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