31.08.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA HDFC Bank to adopt 30 villages in flood-hit Kerala   HDFC Bank has announced that it will adopt 30 villages in flood-hit Kerala as part of its long-term relief and rehabilitation efforts.   This initiative is aimed at helping people in the worst-hit parts of the State recover.   The bank will set up … Read more

31.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Education dept announces 3,290 ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’   Education department announced 3,290 panchayats in the state as ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’.   Government schools in such panchayats had zero dropout rate of students around 50 lakh students will be enrolled in secondary schools under the enrolment campaign in the state.   Directions have been given to officers … Read more

30.08.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala Assembly begins special one-day session to discuss floods impact   The Kerala Assembly began a special one-day session to discuss the impact of the devastating floods of the past fortnight and the way forward for the State. The State was plunged into a crisis of unprecedented magnitude as a limited area of the … Read more

30.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MOU signed, state to get Yamuna water in summer   In order to meet future water requirements, Rajasthan, along with five other states, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of ~4,000 crore Lakhwar multipurpose project in the upper Yamuna basin.   The MOU between Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and … Read more

29.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   World Bank to provide $250 million loan to state for improving power distribution   The World Bank will provide a $250 million loan facility to Rajasthan for improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector.   The Second Programmatic Electricity Distribution Reform Development Policy Loan for Rajasthan is the second in the series … Read more

29.08.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA UNICEF lauds govt’s efforts   A three-member team of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that visited relief camps in Alappuzha district the other day lauded the efforts of the State government and district administration.   They observed as Highly professional approach, neat and clean, good food is being provided, health services, safety and … Read more

28.08.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Insurance firms relax flood claims norms   All general insurance companies in the public sector have agreed upon a common strategy and simplified procedural guidelines for speedy settlement of insurance claims in connection with the damage suffered by people during the floods in Kerala.   So far, all four insurance companies — United India, … Read more

28.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   To boost tourism in Rajasthan, government promotes unexplored heritage sites   Rajasthan, which houses centuries old heritage buildings and monuments, has notched up an important place in global tourism. Lakhs of tourists annually visit its known heritage buildings famous for unique sculpture, which is a great source to boost state’s revenue along with … Read more

26-27.08.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Cochin Airport resumes operation after the flood in Kerala   Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), the country’s first Greenfield airport, is to commence its operations after 15 days on 29th August 2018. The flood caused damage to the 30 lakh square feet of its built-up area and 1,400 acres of an operational area was covered under … Read more

26-27.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN RTU’s A-category list has no government engineering college In a major embarrassment for the state technical education department, none of its 13 government engineering colleges have made it to the Quality Index Value A-Category list of engineering colleges that was released by the Rajasthan Technical University (RTU).   Government engineering colleges failed to score … Read more

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