30-31.12.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA 620-km-long ‘Women’s Wall’ formed to uphold gender equality   In a first, lakhs of women stood should-to-shoulder across the national highways, creating a 620-km-long human ‘wall’ from the northern end of Kasaragod to the southern tip here on Tuesday as part of a state-sponsored initiative to uphold gender equality.   The ‘Women’s wall’ was … 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 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA First Tejomaya home to come up in Ernakulam soon   The state government will set up the first ‘Tejomaya’ home, to exclusively train teen inmates of women and children’s homes, previously called Nirbhya homes, for competitive exams including civil services, at Edakkattuvayal in Ernakulam.   The state government has set aside Rs 2 crore … 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 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala cops eye 1 million Facebook likes by New Year   The official page of Kerala police – which holds the record for the most-followed and liked FB page among police departments in India – has set its sights on a new target, achieving 1 million (10 lakhs) likes by New Year. As part of this, … Read more

27.12.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala government ups startup biz limit to Rs 1 crore   A day after the Kerala Startup sector was ranked top in the country, the startups in the state have more reasons to cheer. The state government has decided that all state government departments and organisations, including public sector undertakings and autonomous bodies, can … 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 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Audit indicates single-digit infant mortality rate   Initial indications of an infant death audit in the districts point to a single-digit Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in the State, a major public health care achievement. IMR is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births.   Launched in September 2017 as an initiative of 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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