31.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·        Russia, China set to launch joint military exercises   China will join Russia in a giant military exercise, sending a message of deterrence to the U.S. which has designated Beijing and Moscow as “revisionist powers”.   The five-day Vostok 2018 exercises, to be held from September 11, will be bigger than … Read more

31.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Education dept announces 3,290 ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’   Education department announced 3,290 panchayats in the state as ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’.   Government schools in such panchayats had zero dropout rate of students around 50 lakh students will be enrolled in secondary schools under the enrolment campaign in the state.   Directions have been given to officers … Read more

30.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   Global Finance names DBS world’s best bank   DBS Bank has become the first Singaporean and Asian winner of Global Finance Magazine’s Best Bank in the World Award, unseating last year’s winner ING.   This came after DBS was named Asia’s top bank in May, replacing 2017 winner ICBC, in the … Read more

30.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MOU signed, state to get Yamuna water in summer   In order to meet future water requirements, Rajasthan, along with five other states, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of ~4,000 crore Lakhwar multipurpose project in the upper Yamuna basin.   The MOU between Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and … Read more

29.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   World Bank to provide $250 million loan to state for improving power distribution   The World Bank will provide a $250 million loan facility to Rajasthan for improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector.   The Second Programmatic Electricity Distribution Reform Development Policy Loan for Rajasthan is the second in the series … Read more

29.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   ·        EU-India joined hands to develop new Influenza vaccine   EU – India committed EUR 15 million each to fund for this cause through the “Horizon 2020”  Indian government and the European Union (EU)partnered for Rs. 240 crore research programme to develop a Next Generation Influenza Vaccine to protect people throughout the … Read more

28.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   ·        Scotland 1st country in the World to give students free sanitary products   Scotland has become the world’s first country to provide freesanitary products to all students in a bid to tackle “period poverty”. Scottish government approved a £5.2 million ($6.7 million) initiative that will make sanitary products free at all … Read more

28.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   To boost tourism in Rajasthan, government promotes unexplored heritage sites   Rajasthan, which houses centuries old heritage buildings and monuments, has notched up an important place in global tourism. Lakhs of tourists annually visit its known heritage buildings famous for unique sculpture, which is a great source to boost state’s revenue along with … Read more

26-27.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   Vietnam to host Indian Ocean conference   The third edition of Indian Ocean Conference is set to begin on August 27 at Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.   The theme of the two- day conference will focus on ‘Building Regional Architectures’.   This year’s conference will see 43 countries as … Read more

26-27.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN RTU’s A-category list has no government engineering college In a major embarrassment for the state technical education department, none of its 13 government engineering colleges have made it to the Quality Index Value A-Category list of engineering colleges that was released by the Rajasthan Technical University (RTU).   Government engineering colleges failed to score … Read more

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