05.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   World Soil Day: 05 Decemeber   The day is observed annually on 5th December to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources.   The theme for this year’s World Soil Day is – ‘Be the Solution to Soil Pollution‘.   According to … Read more

05.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·      Rajasthan Culture : Walar Dance Walar dance of Rajasthan is a beautiful and enthusiastic tribal dance performed particularly by women’s. Walar is an important dance of a Rajasthani tribe – Garasia. Known to be a prototype of famous Ghoomar danceof Rajasthan, it also involve simple circular movements of dancers on beats. It is believed that … Read more

04.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        UNESCO accepted Korean wrestling as one of the worlds most treasured cultural practices   UNESCO accepteda joint bid for Korean wrestling to be recognized as one of the world’s most treasured cultural practices. This bids a new step in their reconciliation efforts of North and South Korea. The two Koreas had originally filed separate … Read more

04.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Final Rajasthan voter turnout is 74.21   Rajasthan has recorded a turnout of 74.21 per cent in the Assembly election.   The polling percentage of female voters was higher (74.66) as compared to male voters (73.80), according to the final-voter turnout released by the election commission.   The state has a total of 4.74-crore electorate, … Read more

02-03.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan has highest death rate per lakh due to air pollution   Over 90 thousand deaths in 2017 in Rajasthan were linked to air pollution. Rajasthan has reported highest death rate per one lakh population, which is 112.5, attributable to air pollution.   The average life expectancy in Rajasthan would have been 2.5 years higher, which is … Read more

02-03.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations 2019   South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the Chief Guest at the 2019 Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.   Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, at a time when India is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of … Read more

01.12.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   UNESCO adds Jamaican reggae, Georgian wrestling and Japanese rituals in coveted list of intangible heritage   UN cultural agency UNESCO has added six new elements viz. Jamaican reggae, Georgian wrestling and Japanese ritual into its coveted list of “intangible heritage”.   They were added at UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of … Read more

01.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN GSI to use NASA-developed tech to locate minerals in Rajasthan   The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is going to use ultra-modern remote-sensing technology developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time in India to map surface mineralogy.   An MoU was signed with Geoscience Australia as a part … Read more

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