14.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Raksha Mantri Inaugurates 1st BEL Representative Office in Vietnam   Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharamaninaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO) to Chairman & Managing Director, BEL Mr Gowtama … Read more

08.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   West Bengal Government decides to invest Rs 107 cr to check riverbank erosion   The West Bengal Governmentdecided to invest 107 crore rupees to check erosion at vulnerable areas along the banks of the Ganga and the Padma. A stretch of 15 kilometers will be concretized, to prevent erosion. The work will be … Read more

14.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   Bengal first to opt out of Modi’s healthcare plan   Bengal has become the first state to opt out of the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme unveiled in the Union Budget — and dubbed ‘Modicare’ — with chief minister Mamata Banerjee announcing on Tuesday that the state will not “waste” its hard-earned resources … Read more

13.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Assign specific drivers for a bus: West Bengal   The state transport department is making bus drivers more accountable and bringing in certain changes in the certificate of fitness (CF) and permit conditions. The transport department and Kolkata Police are also making each bus driver-specific so that accountability could be fixed.   Kolkata Police is procuring … Read more

09.02.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Review of Kolkata Metro route extensions only after 2020   Much progress is unlikely on Metro projects in Kolkata or the suburbs that are not already under way till 2020, sources in the ministry of railways said. The ministry will evaluate the progress of the ongoing projects after 2020 and then decide on … Read more

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

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

29.12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jaipur ranks 3rd in cases of cruelty by husband in country   The Pink City of India is not a safe zone for married women as figures show it is among the top three cities that have reported maximum cases of cruelty by husband or his relatives.   As per the recently released National … Read more

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