21.07.17  Rajasthan (RPSC) Current Affairs

  RAJASTHAN   85% Raj rural women don’t know about HIV/AIDS’   High migratory populationin the state makes Rajasthan vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. But a matter of even more serious concern is that the percentage of women with comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDSis quite low here. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) -4 (2015-16), only 19.1% of … Read more

20.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rare disease policy yet to see light of the day   Policy proposal for diagnosis and appropriate treatment of rarediseases was submitted in 2015, but it is yet to see the light of day owing to the apathy of the state government. Rare diseaseis a segment of diseases which is still not in the priority … Read more

19.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Soon, a biodiversity park on Ajmer-Pushkar Road   The foothill area on Ajmer-Pushkar road will soon have a biodiversity park and space will be reserved for wild animals. The specialty of the park will be that it will have diverse plants that are found on the hills and the arid zone. The environment and forest minister Gajender Singh … Read more

17.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   ·       Rajasthan government introduces module on Phad painting, spa ð  Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC) has introduced training modules on Phad paintings, Purohitya Prashikshan, Heritage Mistri, Therapeutic Spa and Ornamental Fisheries to mark the World Youth Skills Day.   ð These courses have been designed for youths keeping its high employability … Read more

16.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan’s Sundar Singh Gurjar wins gold medal at World Para Athletics Sundar Singh Gurjar (21) won gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at World Para Athletics Championships held in London, United Kingdom. In the F46 category, Sundar recorded his personal best effort of 60.36m ahead of Dinesh Priyantha Herath (Sri Lanka) … Read more

15.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

  RAJASTHAN Need new ideas to boost Rajasthan’s camel population: Researcher   Ilse Kohler Rollefson, German researcher, veterinarian and ethnographer who has been researching camels in India since the 1990s, in an article in the July issue of Seminar magazine makes a case for finding a way to use the male camel as a draught animal to … Read more

14.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   ·               Soon, app for info on tourism sites in Jhalawar   Jhalawar district administration will soon launch the ‘Smart Tourism Mobile App’ named ‘Lezgo’— which has been developed by Sohamsaa Systems Private Limited. The app will give complete information about the tourist site once you reach it.   Information ranging from details about … Read more

13.07.17 RAS Current Affairs

  RAJASTHAN   Govt ‘ban’ on digging of roads till September 30.   Keeping in mind that monsoon has arrived in the city Jaipur, the district administration has imposed a sort of “ban” on digging of road by different agencies— government and private as well, for preventing accidents. The district administration has also issued direction … Read more

12.07.17  RAS Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan population set for high growth rate on fertility levels   Sixty to seventy percent of population in the state will come from Rajasthan’s past high fertility levels till 2026. The rest of 30-40% will grow due to the still higher Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in the state which stands at 2.4 as against the national TFR of 2.2. Rajasthan … Read more

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