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 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala: Private hospitals to stop government schemes   The private hospitals in the state have decided to stop all central and state government schemes for patients such as Karunya, Snehasparsham, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (a health insurance scheme) , ESI and ECHS from April 1. They will be serving one-month notice to the concerned agencies in … Read more 31.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) 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 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Live organ donation norms get nod   The government has decided to set up online registries for altruistic organ donors as well as patients with end-stage organ failure diseases (primarily liver and kidney diseases) and expand the pool of live donors by encouraging “swap donations” and “chain donations”.   The decision is part of … Read more 30.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Transgender cell soon in state   While a 2014 survey puts the number of the transgender people in Kerala at a little above 4,000, unofficial estimates suggest that the figure could be anywhere between 20,000 and 25,000.   The department has cleared a plan to hire dwelling space, safety homes, in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode for … Read more 28-29.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

27.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA State’s largest govt school turns 100   Government Moyan’s Girls Higher Secondary School, the largest government school in the State in terms of student strength. Set up in 1918, the school is celebrating its centenary by organising a year-long programme.   England-educated Moyan Kunhiraman of Thalassery had contributed to the setting up of the … Read more 27.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) 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 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala Literature Festival from February 8   The third edition of Kerala Literature Festival (KLF) will get under way in Kozhikode on February 8.   The KLF has emerged as the second biggest after the Jaipur Literature Festival, and is being organised by the DC Kizhakemuri Foundation.   More than 450 writers and thinkers from India … Read more 26.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) 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