Wednesday, 5 December 2018

4th December 2018 | Daily Assam current affairs for APSC

  • The birth centenary of Jadav Narayan Das, an educationist who fought for the protection of the Assamese language in western Assam, was celebrated by the Asam Sahitya Sabha recently at its head office
  • US-based private spaceflight company SpaceX launched Falcon 9 rocket carrying 64 small satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in the state of California.
  • Croatian midfielder Luka Modric playing for Real Madrid claimed the 2018 Ballon d'Or to end the past decade dominated by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi 
  • Personal information of over 100 million Quora users including their name, email address and encrypted passwords have been compromised.
  • The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its nod to a two-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by the former Delhi High Court Judge S.N. Dhingra to probe 186 anti-Sikh riot cases that had been declared closed. 
  • The number of patents granted by India shot up by 50 per cent in 2017, keeping up a trend of steep increases, according to the UN's World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). 
  • The government has approved induction of 56 new ships and six submarines to augment Indian Navy’s overall prowess while the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant has entered its final phase of construction


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