31.08.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL Russian humanoid robot Fedor arrives at International Space Station   An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia’s first humanoid robot Fedor be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station.   Fedor can be operated manually by ISS astronauts wearing robotic exoskeleton suits.   Fedor stands 180 cm tall and weighs 160 … Read more

30.08.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL ·         Pakistan test fired ballistic missile Ghaznavi Pakistan has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi from Sonmiani test range near Karachi located in Balochistan. The missile was built with a capability to deliver different types of warheads including nuclear and conventional up to a range of 290 km.   It will be placed under the … Read more

31.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jhalawar district bags first prize in population check   Jhalawar district has set an example for the state in population control. The district has won the prize for being best in population controlfollowed by Baran and Kota at an annual function on population stabilisation.   The health department is targeting to achieve total fertility rate at 2.1 … Read more

30.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MSME Act: Rajasthan woos Karnataka investors   As part of a CII’s North India business delegation, Rajasthan made a strong pitch for investment by showcasing its new MSME Act on a roadshow in Karnataka.   The MSME Act allows companies to set up their units without prior approvals and clearances for three years. The reform initiative has found huge … Read more

29.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·         Barmer’s per capita income has risen by 650% in 10 years ð  10 years ago, Barmer made a tryst with its destiny as its desert terrain started gushing out crude oil. In the decade-long journey, it has not only changed the fortunes of the region, but also contributed immensely to the country’s energy security. … Read more

29.08.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Switzerland to share bank account information with India   Banking details of Indians with accounts in Switzerland will be available to tax authorities here from Sunday as the automatic exchange of information regime kicks off between the two countries.   The first automatic exchange of financial account information (AEOI) under the provisions common reporting standard will … Read more

28.08.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Pakistan, China engage in joint air force exercise ‘Shaheen VIII’   The air forces of Pakistan and China are taking part in joint exercise ‘Shaheen-VIII’ in the Chinese city of Holton, close to the Indian border near Ladakh.   The annual joint training is the eighth of its kind between the two countries since … Read more

28.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 5,000 farmers apply for old-age pension scheme   The state government has started registering farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), an old-age pension scheme for all land holding small and marginal farmers (SMFs), through E-mitra. So far, 5,000 farmers have registered themselves under the scheme.   The registrations are being conducted through e-mitra centres in … Read more

27.08.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·         PM Modi inaugurated Shreenathji Temple in Bahrain   Prime Minister Narendra Modilaunched the $4.2 million improvement project on Shreenathji Temple and offered prayers.   It is a 200-year-old Lord Sri Krishna avatar templein Manama, Bahrain. It is the oldest temple with a land measure of 16,500 sq. feet and a new four-floor structure covering 45,000 sq. feet with an overall height … Read more

27.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Udaipur girl second from state to cross English Channel   GAURVI Singhvi, a girl from Udaipur, has become the second Rajasthani to cross the English Channel on August 23, according to the Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation (CS&PF), one of the two organisations that ratify crossings.   The first Rajasthani to achieve this feat, … Read more

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