Thursday, 7 September 2017

Daily current affairs for Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Exams - 7th September 2017

  1. Assam Girl Atmaja Gohain Baruah a student  International Relations in JNU,  New Delhi has been invited as a Representative Speaker from India at the BRICS Conference to be held in Brussels .
  2. NITI Aayog constituted an expert task to be led by Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar to boost employment in the Country.
  3. Bsnl entered into an Agreement with US based Networking Solutions Provider Coriant for 5G and Internet of Things in India
  4. Indian shuttlers Pardeshi Shreyanshi and Vrushali Gummadi reached the pre- quarterfinals of the women’s singles competition of the Vietnam Open Grand Prix.Pardeshi defeated compatriot Vaidehi Choudhari 24-22 21- 17 to set up a clash with third seeded Indonesian Dinar Dyah Ayustine, while Vrushali beat Indonesia’s Jesica Muljati 21-9 21-15 in another match. She will take on sixth seed Chen Su Yu of Chinese Taipei.
  5. Ruthvika Shivani Gadde also entered the pre-quarterfinals in women’s singles with a 21-14 21-13 win over Lianne Tan of Belgium. However, Tanvi Lad lost to Sarita Suwannakitborihan of Thailand 17-21 19-21 in the women’s singles.
  6. In men’s singles, Lakshya Sen reached pre-quarterfinals with a 21-17 21-10 win over compatriot Abhishek Yelegar. Men’s doubles pair of Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok, seeded fifth, eked out a thrilling 21-18 19-21 21-17 win over compatriot Arun George and Sanyam Shukla to also reach the second round.
  • India and Myanmar have signed 11 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation. The MoUs are:
  1. MoU on Maritime Security Cooperation
  2. Cultural Exchange Programme for year 2017-2020
  3. MoU on Cooperation in Medical Products Regulation
  4. MoU on cooperation in the field of Health and medicine
  5. Technical Agreement for providing Coastal Surveillance System
  6. Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on the establishment of MIIT
  7. MoU for Upgradation of Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar
  8. MoU for Sharing White Shipping Information between Indian Navy and Myanmar Navy
  9. MoU in the field of elections between Election Commission of India and Election Commission of Myanmar
  10. Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Press Council of India and Myanmar Press Council
  11. Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on establishment of India-Myanmar Centre for Enhancement of IT-Skill
  • Government launches Diksha Portal for teachersThe Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) has launched Diksha Portal ( for providing digital platform to teacher to make their lifestyle more digital.
    It will serve as National Digital Infrastructure for Teachers. Through this portal, all teachers across nation will be equipped with advanced digital technology.


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