31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        State plans startup exposure programme for students The state information technology and communications department plans to implement a ‘student startup exposure programme’ to help promote startups by college students.   The programme is aimed at increasing the chances of success of startups and will focus on exposure based skill-building to help entrepreneurs become … Read more 31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

31.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Mhadei project turns centuries-old Mauli temple’s sacred tank into a pit   Tucked away in this sleepy village of Kankumbi is a small Mauli temple. From mythological times, it has been a popular pilgrimage centre of the region with pilgrims from three states—Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra—congregating for a holy dip in its sacred tank.   In … Read more 31.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International spice conference in Jaipur from Feb 4-7   The third edition of international spice conference will be held at Jaipur from February 4 to 7.   Over 750 delegates from various countries, including representatives of international spice associations, policy makers, and farmers, are expected to participate in the four-day meet.   The central … Read more 30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

30.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA In govt-aided schools, state reserves 10% seats for itself   The directorate of education (DoE) has reserved 10% of seats in government-aided schools for allotment as per its own discretion. This move by the state government is part of a framework of new guidelines for admissions to schools. The admission criteria drawn up is nearly identical to the … Read more 30.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Ferries from Mumbai to Goa likely to set sail in February   Procedural issues continue to plague the long-awaited Mumbai-Goa cruise ferry service, which has been further delayed due to lack of clearances from the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) and the Directorate General of Shipping. The Mumbai-Goa ferry service was scheduled to start by December … Read more 28-29.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

27.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA It’s Nobel time in Goa this February   Five nobel laureates will attend a mega international science event ‘Nobel Prize Series’ at Panaji from February 1 to February 3, 2018.   The department of science and technology will organize the event in collaboration with department of biotechnology, ministry of science and technology, government of India and … Read more 27.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

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 28-29.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

27.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Two from Rajasthan get Padma Shri   Narayan Das Maharajand Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Rajasthan have been awarded Padma Shri on January 26. Maharaj from Jaipur and Singh from Sirohi have been nominated for the award for excellence in social work and history, respectively.   Seventy-five-year old Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Sirohi was awarded Padma Shri for … Read more 27.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa forms team to monitor Karnataka, Maharashtra works   The Goa Ministry for Water Resources Development (WRD) formed a special team to monitor if Karnataka or Maharashtra governments continue with the works of building and operating canals along the Mahadayi basin for diversion of water.   The order issued by Minister for WRD Vinod Palyekar comprises … Read more 26.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

26.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN NFHS­4 : Rajasthan still prefers sons over daughters.   The National Family Health Survey (NHFS) – 4 has revealed that 19% men and women in Rajasthan want more sons than daughters. Conversely, only 1 per cent want more daughters than sons.   On a nationwide scale, 18.8% women and 19% men said they wanted … Read more 26.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs