30-31.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Germany approves USD 8 billion rail and road tunnel link to Denmark   German authorities gave their approval to an US$8 billion(6.30 billion pounds) rail and road tunnel linking Denmark and Germany, despite environmental objections. It is part-funded by the European Union. The 19 km (11.8 mile) Fehmarnbelt link, connecting the Danish island of … Read more

30-31.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government scraps minimum education criteria for civic poll candidates   Rajasthan will once again have direct elections for mayors and chairpersons in urban municipal bodies. The previous government had discontinued the practice introduced by the Ashok Gehlot government of 2008-2013.   The education criteria was introduced by the previous Vasundhra Raje-led government, which stipulated that for contesting … Read more

29.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·         China’s navigation satellite system BeiDou starts providing global service   China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has started offering global service. It is touted as a rival to America’s Global Positioning System (GPS). Pakistan has become the first foreign nation to use the BeiDou system ending its reliance on GPS. China … Read more

29.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International Camel festival to be held at Bikaner from 12 Jan 2019   The 26th International Camel Festival will be held in Bikaner, Rajasthan on January 12 and 13, 2019. On the second day of the festival, heritage walk will be organized from the Rampuriya Haveli to Bikaji’sTekri, in which the tourists will be … Read more

28.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Plan for green zone at Mt Abu with Centre   The state government has sent a fresh proposal to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to declare an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.   The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Aravalli Hill range in the … Read more

28.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Plan for green zone at Mt Abu with Centre   The state government has sent a fresh proposal to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to declare an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.   The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Aravalli Hill range in the … Read more

28.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·        Japan to resume commercial whaling   Japan said it is withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and will resume commercial whaling next year, in a move expected to spark international criticism.   Leaving the IWC means Japanese whalers will be able to resume hunting in Japanese coastal waters of minke … Read more

27.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        Thailand becomes 1st country in Southeast Asia to legalize medical marijuana   The junta-appointed parliament voted 166-0 to amend the Narcotic Act of 1979to legalise the medicinal use of marijuana. Marijuana was used in Thailand to relieve pain and fatigueuntil its use was criminalised in the country in the 1930s. In Singapore, Malaysia and … Read more

27.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Culture : Dilwara & Ranakpur Jain Temples   Dilwara Temples   The Dilwara Temples are located about 2.5 kilometers from Mount Abu. There are 5 Dilwara Templesin Rajasthan namely, the Vimal Vasahi, Pithalhar, Mahaveer Swami, Luna Vasahi and Khartar Vasahi. They are dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. They were constructed in 11th and 13th centuries AD. All … Read more

27.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Culture : Dilwara & Ranakpur Jain Temples   Dilwara Temples   The Dilwara Temples are located about 2.5 kilometers from Mount Abu. There are 5 Dilwara Templesin Rajasthan namely, the Vimal Vasahi, Pithalhar, Mahaveer Swami, Luna Vasahi and Khartar Vasahi. They are dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. They were constructed in 11th and 13th centuries AD. All … Read more

Subscribe to WBPSC Notes

Never Miss any WBPSC important update!

Join 889 other subscribers