24-25.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL     ·        India slips 2 places on ‘Global Talent Ranking’; Switzerland on top   India has slipped two places to rank 53rdon a global annual talent ranking released by IMD Business School Switzerland. While Switzerland has topped the global ranking for the fifth year in a row, it is followed by Denmark, Norway, Austria and the Netherlands in the top-five. … Read more

24-25.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        Rajasthan might be no.1 jeera producer ð  By November last week, cumin acreage in Gujarat stands 36% lower at 1.22 lakh hectares as against 1.91 lakh hectares in the same period last year. ð  On the contrary, Rajasthan has witnessed 24% increase in sowing area at 3.1 lakh hectares as compared to 2.5 … Read more

23.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        WCCB won Asia Environment Enforcement Awards for combating transboundary environmental crime   The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) was selected for the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award 2018, for its outstanding contributions in combating the trans-boundary environmental crime by United Nations Environment program. WCCB is a statutory multi-disciplinary body established by the government under … Read more

23.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government targets to eradicate malaria from Rajasthan by 2022   Rajasthan eyes to achieve zero indigenous case of malaria by 2022.   In the state, more than 3,000 cases of malaria have reported till date this year. However, for the past two years, no death due to malaria has reported from the state. In 2016, last death … Read more

22.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL     ·        Global education monitoring report 2019 released by UNESCO   The report shows that the number of migrant and refugeeschool-age children around the world today has grown by 26% since 2000 and could fill half a million classrooms. The literacy levels in rural households of India dip with seasonal migration. About 80% of seasonal migrant children in seven … Read more

22.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government targets to eradicate malaria from Rajasthan by 2022   Rajasthan eyes to achieve zero indigenous case of malaria by 2022. Malaria, once a common fever, is still contributing not only to mortality and morbidity but imposes economic burden on the people. In the state, more than 3,000 cases of malaria have reported till date this year. … Read more

21.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL       Vajra Prahar: India-USA joint military exercise commences in Jaipur   India, US Joint Special Forces Exercise 2018 named Vajra Prahar commenced at Mahajan Field Firing Range (MFFR), Bikaner in Rajasthan. The exercise was called between Special Forces of both countries to deal with operations for counter-terrorism and is being done … Read more

21.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN     Fairs in News : Pushkar Fair   Pushkar Fair is one of the most famous and oldest fairs in India where the visitors can witness myriads of the color of Indian culture. The fair, famously known as ‘Pushkar Mela,’ is primarily celebrated to glorify the Kartik Purnima Festival, which takes place during … Read more

20.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        Definition of kilogram changed after 130 years   The world’s standard definition of the kilogram, the ampere, the kelvin and the mole has been changed, after representatives from 60 countries voted to redefine the International System of Units (SI) for weight, current, temperature and amount of chemical substance. The new definition of Kilogram will be replaced by the Planck It will … Read more

20.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 10 years on, Gurjar quota issue remains unsolved Reservation is being granted by the governments in power. Rajasthan, currently, has some 50 per cent reservation that includes 21 per cent for OBCs, 16 per cent for SCs and 12 per cent for STs and 1 per cent for MBC. Despite violent agitations, long drawn … Read more

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