19.07.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   IAF participation in Exercise Pitch Black 2018   The Indian Air Force for the first time is participating with fighter aircraft in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18), which is scheduled from 24 Jul 18 to 18 Aug 18 in Australia.   Pitch Black is a biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise hosted … Read more

19.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Adopt a Heritage – Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’     The ‘Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Archaeological Survey of India. Under the scheme, the government invites entities, including public sector companies, private sector firms … Read more

18.07.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        India ranks 109th, stands behind Pakistan in 4G speeds   According to data speed tester Ookla, India ranks 109th in overall 4G mobile internet speeds with an average download speed of 12Mbps which is less than Pakistan (14.03 Mbps). Out of the list comprising 124 countries, Qatar ranked first in the list with 63.22 Mbps average download speed. Norway stood second in the list with … Read more

18.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan improves in Water Resources Management   By restoring 80 per cent of the irrigation potential of identified water bodies, largely through community-managed ponds and tanks, Rajasthan has improved its ranking in the federal think tank NITI Aayog’s composite water management index (CWMI).   Rajasthan has done some good work in restoration of surface … Read more

17.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 2nd National Tourism Conclave organised in Rajasthan   The 2nd National Tourism Conclave was organised in Jaipur as top officials of the state tourism department said a number of “pro-tourism” projects being executed in the state would give a major boost to the sector.   The state has something for all kind of tourism … Read more

17.07.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   USA win first Athletics World Cup     The USA has won the first Athletics World Cup as Great Britain came third at the London Stadium.   America took the crown by 57 points ahead of Poland, who finished second.   The USA banked £370,000, which is split evenly between the squad. … Read more

15-16.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 35 POCSO courts to come up in Rajasthan  The state government has in principle agreed for setting up of 35 POCSO courts in the state. one POCSO court will be set up at each of the 33 district headquarters and two in the bigger districts of Jaipur and Jodhpur The government a few days … Read more

14.07.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        Scientists discover world’s oldest colours from Sahara desert in Africa   1 billion-year-old bright pink pigmentsextracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa. The pigments taken from marine black shales of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West Africa, were more than half a billion years older than previous pigment discoveries. The fossils … Read more

14.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN To avail govt schemes, 75,000 transgenders to get ID cards   Transgender Welfare Board will soon issue multi-purpose identity cards to about 75,000 transgenders in the state to help them avail of government schemes.   The person will have to give an affidavit stating that he or she is a transgender and provide age, … Read more

13.07.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   ·        Google introduced Launchpad Accelerator for AI, ML Startups in India   Launchpad Accelerator India” is a new comprehensive mentorship programme tailored exclusively for Indian startups that are using Machine Learning (ML)and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to build solutions for the pressing problems in the country. The selected 8-10 startups will get Google’s mentorship and $100K Google Credits.     … Read more

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