31.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Soon, dial 101 for all emergencies   The emergency number of the Kerala Police is set to change from 100 to 101.   Soon, 101 will become the Statewide dedicated hotline for all public safety exigencies, including crime, fire, accidents, health and personal emergencies, natural disasters, and even, power outages and pipe bursts.   … Read more

31.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Over 7.5k Aadhaar enrolments done in Rajasthan post offices    More than 7500 Aadhaar have been enrolled in the Aadhaar enrolment centre at the post offices in Rajasthan   The state of Rajasthan has been divided into three divisions – Ajmer, Jaipur and Jodhpur.   Postal department in India were given the charge to work … Read more

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 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

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 (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

27.07.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA KTDC launches country’s first State-Run All-Woman Hotel   The hotel which is named as hostess launched by Kerala Tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran. A flagship project of the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC).  The hotel will come up within six months at the KTDC complex. India’s public sector hotel run entirely by women for women is … Read more

27.07.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Female sterilization is the most common form of contraception in Rajasthan: Study   Majority of married women in Rajasthan are using modern contraceptives methods and female sterilization is the most common form of contraception in the state, a recent study reveals. The study named as the PMA-2020 project was done by the IIHMR … Read more

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 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN UK government aims to strengthen ties with Rajasthan   British deputy high commissioner Geoff Wain was in state recently to explore possibilities of a greater collaboration between United Kingdom and Rajasthan in trade and academic processes.   Trade between India and the UK rose by 15 per cent to reach 18 billion pounds during … Read more

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