30-31.12.18 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa yet to file bio-medical waste management report for 2017   The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) is among 10 other bodies which faces action under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, for defaulting in submitting the annual report of 2017 on bio-medical waste management.   The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed the state body … Read more

30-31.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government scraps minimum education criteria for civic poll candidates   Rajasthan will once again have direct elections for mayors and chairpersons in urban municipal bodies. The previous government had discontinued the practice introduced by the Ashok Gehlot government of 2008-2013.   The education criteria was introduced by the previous Vasundhra Raje-led government, which stipulated that for contesting … Read more

29.12.18 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA More than 1,000 BPL families get LPG connections over two years in Goa   Over 1,000 families falling below the poverty line (BPL) have been provided with LPG connections over the past two years under a central government scheme meant for women members of BPL households. The programme was availed by 745 families in … Read more

29.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International Camel festival to be held at Bikaner from 12 Jan 2019   The 26th International Camel Festival will be held in Bikaner, Rajasthan on January 12 and 13, 2019. On the second day of the festival, heritage walk will be organized from the Rampuriya Haveli to Bikaji’sTekri, in which the tourists will be … Read more

28.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Plan for green zone at Mt Abu with Centre   The state government has sent a fresh proposal to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to declare an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.   The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Aravalli Hill range in the … Read more

28.12.18 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa’s fish exports may plunge by 40%   With only a few days left for a stormy fish year to end, fish exporters said that they anticipate a 30-40 per cent fall in the state’s marine exports in 2018-19, thanks to the formalin-in-fish controversy.   Exporters said that the controversy that lasted for a … Read more

27.12.18 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa CM Manohar Parrikar approves infrastructure projects worth Rs 600 crore   Chief minister Manohar Parrikar reviewed the ongoing works of the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) and approved projects totalling over Rs 600 crore.   A long-pending proposal for a multi-purpose bus stand at Margao got the nod along with five other bus stands … Read more

27.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Culture : Dilwara & Ranakpur Jain Temples   Dilwara Temples   The Dilwara Temples are located about 2.5 kilometers from Mount Abu. There are 5 Dilwara Templesin Rajasthan namely, the Vimal Vasahi, Pithalhar, Mahaveer Swami, Luna Vasahi and Khartar Vasahi. They are dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. They were constructed in 11th and 13th centuries AD. All … Read more

26.12.18 Goa (GPSC) Current Affairs

GOA BSNL to issue only e-bills from Jan 1   Starting from January 1 2019, the BSNL office in Goa will only be issuing e-bills to consumers.   The initiative is a part of ‘Digital India’ and the ‘Go-Green’ campaign.   Bills will henceforth be sent through SMS or e-mail, it is mentioned.   The … Read more

26.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        Khajuraho of Rajasthan’ set to regain its lost glory ð  The 11th century Kiradu temples in Barmer known as ‘Khajuraho of Rajasthan’ having large number of temples in a compound marked with explicit rock carvings, depiction of Mahabharta, combat operations, dancing women and music instruments is set for a restoration. The first phase of the restoration work of … Read more

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