30.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Chambal’s receding water level threatening aquatic life   The river currently has several endangered species, including 1,600 gharials, 600 crocodiles and 70 dolphins. Forest officials said water levels have fallen up to two feet in some areas, threatening habitat of the highly endangered gharial (Gavialis gangeticus). The crisis has forced the National Chambal Sanctuary officials in Uttar … Read more

29.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerela to set up cooperative society for transgender persons   The state government will soon set up a cooperative society for the transgender community. Trans Welfare Co-operative Society would be the first such cooperative society for the community.   This pioneering venture is aimed at elevating the status of this community by helping them become self-employed and independent. … Read more

29.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Sikar secures first position in district health ranking   Sikar secured first place in the district health ranking, which will be done every month for motivating the districts to improve healthcare services in their respective districts based on their rankings. Jaipur I and Jaipur II’s dismal performance has earned them 29th and 19th rankings in … Read more

28.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN No books for Urdu medium schools in Rajasthan   Since the year 2005-06 supply of books to the Urdu medium schools have been stopped due to various reasons and teachers in those schools are forced to teach the students translating from the Hindi medium books.   There are eight Urdu medium schools left in Rajasthan after state has … Read more

28.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Sabarimala chosen as Swacch Iconic Place   The Union government has selected Sabarimala as a Swachh Iconic Place as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.   The project has already been executed in 20 places. Sabarimala is the only place from Kerala selected for implementation in the third and last phase of the project. … Read more

27.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Fish landings up by 5.6% in Kerala   Marine fish landings have shown signs of revival. The fish catch report during 2017 released by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) here on Tuesday showed that landings went up by 5.6% when compared to the previous year.   For fishermen and fish-lovers in Kerala … Read more

27.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN NTCA approves relocation of two tigresses to Mukundra   With the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) giving its in-principle approval, all hurdles have been cleared for the relocating of two tigresses to the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR).   The lone tiger at (MHTR) is now expected to have tigress from the Ranthambore Tiger … Read more

26.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Now, insurance for vegetable, fruit farmers   FARMERS growing vegetables and fruits in Rajasthan are to get insurance for their crops from now. Agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini on Monday said that Prime Minister’s Modified Weather Based Crop Insurance has been implemented in the state and tenders will be issued this week.   Farmers … Read more

24-25.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan govt liquor surcharge to generate funds for cow protection   The Rajasthan government in Rajasthan has introduced a 20 per cent surcharge on liquor, the proceeds of which will be used for protection of cows in the state.   The state government had in April last year imposed a 10 per cent surcharge on all … Read more

23.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan introduces incentive for govt school staff   State education department has set a new goal of ‘Drop Out Free Panchayat’ (DOFP) for teachers leading enrollment drives in its schools. Officials say that those gram panchayats which are declared DOFP will be rewarded by the state. The DOFP status is granted after officials confirmed … Read more

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