29-30.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Family planning slips in state   Rajasthan has slipped on the family planning front despite efforts by the state health department, with 32 districts showing negative trends, according to the latest review report of the programme.   Methods of contraception include sterilisation, IUD (intrauterine device) insertion, PPIUCD (postpartum Intrauterine contraceptive device) insertion, oral pills … Read more 29-30.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

29-30.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA New forensic tool to crack wildlife crime   The government is preparing to introduce a new forensic technology to help enforcement agencies crack wildlife crimes and detect food adulteration.   The Universal Primer Technology (UPT) developed by the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, is essentially a DNA barcoding method used for … Read more 29-30.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

28.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Threat by kala azar in Kozhikodes Sooppikkada village, Kerela   Kozhikode’s Sooppikkada village, Keralafaces kala-azaror visceral leishmaniasis. Kala-azar is also known colloquially as black fever and Dumdum fever and is associated with high fatality. Precautionary measures are being taken in the area by spraying with insecticides to kill the infectedsandflies which spread the disease. A rapid-response … Read more 28.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

28.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Mother-child health to improve with Rajsangam   The state government aims to improve the health of mother and child with the coordinated efforts of frontline workers — Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAS), Anganwadi Workers (AWW) and Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMS).   The state government had signed a memorandum of understanding with Mumbai-based Tata … Read more 28.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Now transgenders too can get driving licence   Continuing with its transgender-friendly initiatives in the State, the Motor Vehicles Department has decided to make available all services offered to citizens to transgenders as well.   Henceforth, all application forms, including those submitted online, for various services offered by the Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) will … Read more 26.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs