25.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Om Prakash clinches gold in rowing at Asian Games   After Bajrang Lal Takhar, Om Prakash has brought laurels for the country with a gold medal in rowing in the Asian Games in Jakarta.   Om Prakash bagged the gold medal in the quadruple sculls event with teammates Swarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal and Sukhmeet … Read more

25.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   ·        NASA introduced an app to take space selfies     NASA has introduced two virtual reality apps which will allow users to take selfies in front of gorgeous cosmic locations. The two apps, the Selfies app and Exoplanet Excursions virtual reality app, were released to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the … Read more

24.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·        European Union announced Euro 190,000 to flood hit Kerala   The European Unionannounced an offer of €190,000(Rs.1.53 crore) in aid funding to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS). It is to provide immediate relief to flood-affected people in Kerala. The announcement was made by the office of the grouping that comprised 28 … Read more

24.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Govt nod to Nandi Gaushalas, cost to be borne by agencies initially   The state government has given its approval to the establishment of Nandi Gaushala (shelters for stray bulls, bullocks and male calves) in each district of Rajasthan.   The idea behind the decision is to not just provide home to stray bulls, … Read more

23.08.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   ·        Researchers develop ReMix an in-body GPS system to track tumours   Researchers able to track implants with centimeter-level accuracy in animal tests. Similar implants can be used to deliver drugs to specific regions of the body. The test was conducted by scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts … Read more

23.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Now, autonomous body to decide curriculum of textbooks in Rajasthan  Rajasthan has formed an autonomous State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) in Udaipur, for writing content for state textbooks, curriculum design teachers’ training and research on subjects, especially modern and ancient sciences. The budget for SCERT will be given by the … Read more

22.08.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·        Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet named ‘Kowsar’   The aircraft is nicknamed ‘Kowsar’, which in Islam is ariver in paradise and also the title of a chapter in the Koran. This defence programme was motivated by repeated threats from Israel and the US. Iran celebrates National Defence Industry Day on … Read more

22.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        State has maximum mother milk banks in Asia   Rajasthan has the largest network of human milk banks in Asia, says the health department.   Rajasthan alone has 18 mothers’ milk banks run by the state government, which is more than China that has 17 mother milk banks. Apart from these 18 banks, … Read more

21.08.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·        India and Thailand concludes Maitree Military Exercise   A two-week long platoon level military exercise called ‘Exercise Maitree 2018’ concluded at Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar. The main aim of the military exercise is to strengthen the partnership between armies of the two countries.   The exercise began with a cross … Read more

21.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Gps-fitted radio collars for Sariska tigers soon   After the poaching of tiger ST-11 and disappearance of tigress ST-5, the Sariska Tiger Reserve administration decided to get six high quality radio collars fitted with global positioning system (GPS) by September first week, reserve officials said. These radio collars from Germany cost Rs 5 lakh … Read more

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