31.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA reaffirms amnesty scheme for Maoists   More than a year after announcing an amnesty-cum-rehabilitation scheme for Maoists, the State government has repeated the promise of job and entrepreneurship opportunities to draw them away from extreme ideologies.   The State Cabinet had approved the scheme in May 2018.   The activists will be categorised into … Read more 31.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

31.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Roaring Rajasthan: Tiger count up 115%   Rajasthan’s tiger population has grown by 115% in the last 12 years, says ‘Status of Tigers in India-2018’ report which was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on International Tiger Day.   With 69 tigers, the state stands ninth in the predatory feline population across the country. Madhya Pradesh … Read more 31.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

30.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA National honour for seven PHCs in Kerala   Seven family health centres in the state have been ranked as the best seven primary health centres in the country which also received the national quality assurance standard (NQAS).   The list includes Poozhanad (Thiruvananthapuram), Chaliyar (Malappuram), Sreekrishnapuram (Palakkad), Othara (Pathanamthitta), Ramanattukara (Kozhikode), Kottoyoor (Kannur) and … Read more 30.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

28-29.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Nishagandhi Sangeetha Awards conferred by Kerala Tourism   Kerala Minister of Tourismpresented the inaugural Nishagandhi Sangeetha Puraskaramto musicians Parassala B. Ponnammal and T V. Gopalakrishnan in the Nishagandhi Monsoon Ragas Music Festival. Nishagandhi Sangeetha Puraskaram is Instituted by Kerala Tourism. The award carries ₹1.5 lakh in cash, citation and memento. It is instituted by Kerala Tourism. … Read more 28-29.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

28-29.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan risks running out of water: Study   Rajasthan could reel under extreme water crisis in the coming years with the per capita water (PCW) availability going down from 2028 billion cubic metre (BCM) in 1951 to 637 BCM in 2016, state government figures say. The study prepared by the water resources department stated that during the said period, … Read more 28-29.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

27.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA KAU centre to promote coconut farming   Giving a fillip to coconut farming in the State, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) has announced plans to establish a Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology for developing knowledge and skill in coconut-based secondary agriculture.   The Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) has approved a ₹24.73-crore … Read more 27.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

26.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KERALA She Skills to equip women for jobs   The State government’s Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) is launching ‘She Skills’ to equip females above 15 years of age with job skills and to help them improve their communication, leadership, and organisational abilities. Training modules under She Skills would be launched in August this year … Read more 26.07.19 Kerala (KeralaPSC) Daily Current Affairs

26.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Special cells to monitor rainwater harvesting   Based on the directions of the ministry of housing and urban affairs, Rajasthan will constitute rainwater harvesting cells in 111 cities and towns across 29 districts for effective monitoring.   According to the guidelines, the cell will monitor the extent of groundwater extraction and aquifer recharge. This information will be displayed at prominent … Read more 26.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs