29-30.09.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA ·        Cabinet nod for acquisition of land for IIT-Goa campus ð  The state cabinet has given its approval for acquisition of land admeasuring 4,04,775 square metres identified in the village of Cotarli in Sanguem taluka and Nagvem in Quepem taluka for setting up of the permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Goa … Read more

29-30.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN PM Modi inaugurates Parakram Parv in Jodhpur to mark 2 years of surgical strikes   Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Jodhpur Military Station to inaugurate ‘Parakram Parv’ — an exhibition to commemorate the second anniversary of surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army against terror camps across the Line of Control in … Read more

28.09.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Crop yield in Bicholim expected to see 20% drop   Due to long dry spell, paddy crop in Bicholim taluka fields took a hit as it was in the grain-filling stage and with this, the output is expected to see a drop of at least 20 per cent.   Although there was copious rainfall … Read more

28.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Vice President Inaugurates Smart City Expo India 2018 at Jaipur   The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the creation of pedestrian non-motorized zones is the need of the hour curb traffic congestions.   The object of this three days long expo is to have discussions among different experts … Read more

27.09.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa, Portugal ink MoU on water management   A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Portuguese Environment Ministry and the Public Works Department of Goa will help the State manage its water resources better.   The MoU proposes technical partnership in the areas of water supply operation and energy efficiency, resource valorisation, waste … Read more

27.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Cabinet approves financial assistance for Sirhind Feeder Canal and Rajasthan Feeder Canal   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has  approved providing Central Assistance of Rs. 620.42 Cr. and Rs. 205.758 Cr. for implementation of relining of Rajasthan Feeder Canal and Sirhind Feeder Canal respectively over five years (2018-19 to … Read more

26.09.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Primary health centres to have I-STAT devices   I-STAT handheld devices, which can quickly check blood samples for 28 parameters, will be made available in various primary health centres.   This facility will be made available within a few months – firstly in 62  health centres considering the remoteness of villages.   The blood … Read more

26.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Very less expenditure on environmental awareness in last 3 years   According to the state environment department’s annual progress report (2017-18), the last expenditure on environmental awareness and improvement was done in 2013-14 when the government spent Rs 61.80 lakh for this.   According to a World Health Organisation report, four of the world’s … Read more

25.09.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State to provide biogas subsidies in rural areas  Rajasthan, which has to meet a target of 3,700 household Biogas plants in the state under the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP), has announced to provide subsidies for the same.   The National Biogas Policy that came into force from May 30 is primarily … Read more

25.09.18 Goa (GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa Urban Co-operative Bank’s NPAs surge to Rs 109.01 cr   The closure of the Goan mining industry in the winter of 2012 still continues to haunt the Goa Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd, with the NPAs (non performing assets) of the bank rising to Rs 109.01 crore during the fiscal 2017-18, as compared to … Read more

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