Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Daily current affairs for Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Exams - 12th September 2017

  1. Bahniman Borah (former junior national champion,will be a member of the coaching staff of the team) and Ashmita Chaliha (as a playing member of the team)of Assam have been included in the Indian badminton team which will participate in the World Junior Badminton Championships to be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from October 9 to 22.
  2. The Pandit Tirtha Nath Sarma Nirmala Debi Memorial Award, 2017 (a citation, a memento and a cheque of Rs 50,000) will be conferred on renowned scholar Prof Dr Malini Goswami, for her immense contributions to Assamese literature.The award will be given away at a function to be held on October 23 next at the District Library auditorium, Guwahati.
  3. Assam became the best team in the National Armwrestling Championship which concluded at the Bhogeswari Phukanani Indoor Stadium here last evening.Assam won 19 gold, 13 silver and 10 bronze medals in the meet while Madhya Pradesh came second with 3 gold and 7 silver medals.
  4. A Press Council of India (PCI) sub-committee on advertisement on Monday said here that it would recommend a ‘special Directorate of Advertisement and Visual Publicity (DAVP) advertisement rate’ for regional newspapers of the region.


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