28.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Country’s first community-based early warning system for landslides deployed in Darjeeling   The Eastern Himalayas consist of young-fold mountains with higher slopes that receive more rains than the western Himalayas.   “In disaster situations, locals first respond and, therefore, GSI decided to put them at the centre of a system where are … Read more 28.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

27.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata launches India’s first flood forecast system   The Kolkata Municipal Corporation, with the support of the Asian Development Bank, has launched the country’s first flood forecasting and early-warning system. It will provide real-time data on inundation, rainfall intensity, temperature, air quality and other climate-related data   This is expected to help … Read more 27.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

27.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Cabinet approves financial assistance for Sirhind Feeder Canal and Rajasthan Feeder Canal   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has  approved providing Central Assistance of Rs. 620.42 Cr. and Rs. 205.758 Cr. for implementation of relining of Rajasthan Feeder Canal and Sirhind Feeder Canal respectively over five years (2018-19 to … Read more 27.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Very less expenditure on environmental awareness in last 3 years   According to the state environment department’s annual progress report (2017-18), the last expenditure on environmental awareness and improvement was done in 2013-14 when the government spent Rs 61.80 lakh for this.   According to a World Health Organisation report, four of the world’s … Read more 26.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs