Wednesday, 7 November 2018

3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th NOVEMBER 2018 | Daily Assam current affairs for APSC




  • The RN Borooah Memorial Award for best reporting on environment, tourism, wildlife and nature was given to Pankaj Kumar Nath, Tezpur correspondent of Dainik Asam, while the Protiva Borooah Memorial Award for best reporting on uplift of the poor and needy was given to Gagan Kumar Nath, Sipajhar correspondent of Asomiya Khabar. Gagan Kumar Nath has received the award for second time. Both the awards carry a cash prize of Rs 50,000 each.
  • DN Bezboruah, was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Meghalaya Government today launched another mission mode programme and this time the focus is on Mushroom, the production of which the Government plans to increase from 30 metric tonnes to 5,000 metric tonnes in five years.
  • The State government has approved 5,681 projects of the Public Works Department having financial involvement of Rs 5,700 crore since May this year, PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said
  • The Union government has awarded the Assam Police for “good practices” under the e-governance project Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS). The Ministry of Home Affairs has also awarded Anil Kumar Jha, Special Director General (CID) of the force, for his outstanding contribution in implementing the project.
  • Hackers have gained access to private messages of nearly 120 million Facebook accounts and already published such messages from 81,000 accounts for generating money, the BBC reported.
  • Russian underdog Karen Khachanov ended a dramatic week with his first ATP 1000 title after stunning the to-be world number one Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-4 in the 2018 Paris Masters final
  • Kuki girl Nengneihoi Haokip won the coveted Miss Kut 2018 title and received a cheque for Rs 1 lakh in the beauty pageant held as part of the two-day Kut Festival, the annual State-level post-harvest festival of the Kuki-Chin-Mizo tribes of Manipur, organised at Kangpokpi town, 45 km north of Imphal. The Miss Kut contest, held every year for the last 39 years during the Kut Festival

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