17-18.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: June 17   The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is being celebrated worldwide on 17th June.   World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification.   Theme of WDCD 2018 is “Land has true value … Read more

31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        State plans startup exposure programme for students The state information technology and communications department plans to implement a ‘student startup exposure programme’ to help promote startups by college students.   The programme is aimed at increasing the chances of success of startups and will focus on exposure based skill-building to help entrepreneurs become … Read more

31.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengali literature readership declining in both Bengal and Bangladesh: Shankha Ghosh   The readership of Bengali literature has been steadily declining in both West Bengal and Bangladesh, with students turning their back on writings in the language, Jnanpith awardee poet Sankha Ghosh said.   About the present situation of Bengali literature, renowned author Sanjib Chattopadhyay said writers should stop … Read more

30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International spice conference in Jaipur from Feb 4-7   The third edition of international spice conference will be held at Jaipur from February 4 to 7.   Over 750 delegates from various countries, including representatives of international spice associations, policy makers, and farmers, are expected to participate in the four-day meet.   The central … Read more

28-29.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Veteran Bengali Actress Supriya Devi Passes Away   Veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, Supriya Devi,passed away in Kolkata, following a severe cardiac arrest. She was 83. Supriya Devi made her debut in the Uttam Kumar-starrer Basu Parivar in 1952. She was also awarded the Banga Vibushan – the highest-ever civilian award given … Read more

27.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Kolkata becomes first Indian metro to get a floating market   Kolkata is now witness to a floating market, the first of its kind across any metro.   The market, as the name suggests, will be located on a water-body with boats doubling up as shops.   The market, located on the … Read more

28-29.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan inching closer to produce anti-cancer drug from olives   Agriculture department’s attempt to make use of olive for producing anti-cancer drugs has aroused hopes for cancer patients leading a painful life. After a report issued by Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bangal pointed out that olive fruit contains triterpenic acids (0.6% in a white crystalline solid), the agriculture … Read more

27.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Two from Rajasthan get Padma Shri   Narayan Das Maharajand Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Rajasthan have been awarded Padma Shri on January 26. Maharaj from Jaipur and Singh from Sirohi have been nominated for the award for excellence in social work and history, respectively.   Seventy-five-year old Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Sirohi was awarded Padma Shri for … Read more

26.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL States praised West Bengal govt’s official emblem   States praised the West Bengal government official emblem, conceptualized and designed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.   The state emblem – the “Biswa Bangla” logo with Ashoka Pillar of the national emblem – would be used in all the official works and documents of the Bengal government … Read more

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