Wednesday, 27 June 2018

27th June 2018 | Daily Current Affairs for APSC

  • Jonai territorial forest range under Dhemaji Forest division has completed about 60 hectare avenue plantations under Joint Forest Management (JFM) scheme in two selected location under Poba Reserve Forest.The department constituted two Joint Forest Management Committees (JFMC) involving villagers of two fringe villages – Adi-Leku and Rigbi to achieve the activities. It also selected two sites of 30 hectare degraded forest area near Leku and Tinmail beat offices for the plantation. The department received an amount of Rs 4.20 lakh for the work, while it received another Rs 75,000 fund for weeding in the plantation sites.
  • Ten women would be chosen from three north-eastern states of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Manipur to pilot a project with online accommodation platform Airbnb for generating technology-enabled livelihood opportunities in tourism and hospitality, according to the NCW chairperson.The National Commission for Women and Airbnb will work towards expansion of homestay tourism facility in rural homes in the north-eastern states through women commissions. The 10 women would be chosen by the state commissions and be trained by Airbnb in the tourism and hospitality services.
  • Rajabinda Bindra, a 20-year-old model from Assam, was crowned with the title of Miss National Universe India and the subtitle of Miss Intellectual in the recently held Rubaru Miss India Elite 2018 at Gurgaon.She will now represent India in another pageant in Thailand scheduled for this year.


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