30.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   NASA’s InSight spacecraft successfully lands on Mars   NASA’s robotic InSight lander successfully landed on Mars after the six-month journey.   The US space agency’s InSight mission team in a statement said, the lander sent signals indicating that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on the Martian surface.   NASA’s … Read more

30.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Election commission allows grants for cow shelters   The state government has been allowed by the election commission for grants up to Rs one lakh for cow shelters in Rajasthan. A similar grant was being given to cow shelters between 2016 – 2018 but was limited to the shelters that had cows between 150-200 in number. However … Read more

29.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        India recorded highest average real wage growth in South Asia during 2008-17: ILO report   According to an annual report named “Global Wage Report 2018/19: What Lies behind Gender pay gaps”, released by International Labour Organisation (ILO), India recorded the highest average real wage growth in South Asia during 2008-17. The Global … Read more

29.11.18 (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

28.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   PM to attend G20 Summit in Argentina Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for Argentina on November 28 to attend the G-20 summit.   The Group of Twenty-G-20 is a leading forum of the world’s major economies that seeks to develop global policies to address today’s most pressing economic challenges.   Collectively, G20 … Read more

28.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Important details about Election Conditions for recognition as a State Party   Secure at least 6% of the valid vote & win at least 2 seats in an Assembly General Election   Secure at least 6% of the valid vote & win at least 1 seats in a Lok Sabha General Election   Win … Read more

27.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Art : Mālwa painting   Mālwa painting ,17th-century school of Rājasthanī miniature paintingcentred largely in Mālwa and Bundelkhand (in modern Madhya Pradesh state); it is sometimes referred to as Central Indian painting on the basis of its geographical distribution. The school was conservative, and little development is seen from the earliest examples, such as the Rasikapriyā (a poem analyzing … Read more

27.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL     ·        UN selects Noida, Greater Noida to participate in Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative   The twin-citiesin Gautam Buddh Nagar district, adjoining the national capital, have been selected in the “University City” category ahead of Mumbai and Bengaluru as the only invitee from India. Overall 25 citiesacross the world have been selected in … Read more

26.11.18 West Bengal (WBPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   US announces USD 5 million reward for information on 26/11 perpetrators   The United States has announced a 5 million dollar reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of any individual who committed, conspired, aided or abetted the 2008 Mumbai attack.   The move comes less than … Read more

26.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Culture : Bhavai Dance   This artistic form of dance is believed to be originated in the neighboring state Gujarat and was soon picked up and adapted by the local tribal men and women and gave it a distinctive Rajasthani essence. This traditional folk dance, performed by the womens of the Jat, … Read more

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