29-30.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

  WEST BENGAL   ·        Rajnath Agrees State’s Necessity of Central Forces ð  There is need for central security forces in the state. The forces were removed earlier from the state for the election purpose in different states, as it was demanded by the Election Commission. Due to which the central force was temporarily withdrawn … Read more

29-30.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN PM Modi inaugurates Parakram Parv in Jodhpur to mark 2 years of surgical strikes   Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Jodhpur Military Station to inaugurate ‘Parakram Parv’ — an exhibition to commemorate the second anniversary of surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army against terror camps across the Line of Control in … Read more

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 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Vice President Inaugurates Smart City Expo India 2018 at Jaipur   The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the creation of pedestrian non-motorized zones is the need of the hour curb traffic congestions.   The object of this three days long expo is to have discussions among different experts … Read more

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 (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

26.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Centre’s stand on hill ST tag   The Gorkha leadership in the Darjeeling hills has made public an official communication from the central ministry of tribal affairs that could hurt the BJP in all areas where the community has a substantial population.   The communication — dated September 17, 2018 — suggests … Read more

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

25.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State to provide biogas subsidies in rural areas  Rajasthan, which has to meet a target of 3,700 household Biogas plants in the state under the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP), has announced to provide subsidies for the same.   The National Biogas Policy that came into force from May 30 is primarily … Read more

25.09.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Green City tag for New Town   New Town has received a gold certification from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), making it India’s first satellite city to receive the honour.   The IGBC is a part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Formed in 2001, it rates buildings, schools, healthcare … Read more

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