09.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan gears up to fight child mortality with new vaccine   The state is getting ready for a new vaccine for preventing mortalities among under-5 children. Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) has been included in Universal Immunization Programme(UIP) in the state. About 4.6 lakh children will be benefited in a year in selected nine districts, which have highest … 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

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

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