30.06.20 Daily RAS Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Govt forms panels for digital museum in Rajasthan assembly An inter-departmental research committee and a technical committee have been constituted for direction, speed, supervision and certification of digital museum works to be constructed in Rajasthan assembly premises. In the museum, the political narrative of the state, democracy, constitution of modern Rajasthan and contribution of all the … Read more

30.06.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala’s landings down by 15%; sharp decline in oil sardine and Indian mackerel   Kerala suffered a significant drop of 15.4 per cent in the marine fish landings during the last year with total landings of 5.44 lakh tonnes. A sharp decline in the catch of oil sardine and Indian mackerel, the two major resources in the state, is the major highlight … Read more

28-29.06.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Centre allocates Rs 283 crore for Kerala’s noon meal programme Union government has approved the Rs 449-crore noon meal programme for schools in Kerala for 2020-21 academic year. The Union government representatives were in awe of the successful and creative implementation of the noon-meal programme in government and aided schools in Kerala. The practice of providing milk and egg to students as … Read more

28-29.06.20 Daily RAS Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jaisalmer, Jodhpur stones likely to get global heritage resource label Rajasthan stones are grabbing international recognition. After Makrana, which was the first and only stone resource from India as well as Asia to get the Global Heritage Stone Resource (GHSR) status, next in line hoping to feature in the list are the famous yellow limestone of Jaisalmer and pink sandstone from … Read more

27.06.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Govt to hire KPMG for Rebuild Kerala consultancy at Rs 6.8cr Rebuild Kerala initiative (RKI) is set to execute an agreement with KPMG Advisory Services Pvt Ltd for project management support services (PMSS) on a payment contract of Rs 6.82 crores for a period of two years. The cost of PMSS will be met from the allocation of $2 million under … Read more

27.06.20 Daily RAS Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Crime rate spikes in Rajasthan as lockdown rules ease With the easing of lockdown, the state saw a 80% spike in crimes from April to May. While criminal activities had reduced considerably after the lockdown was imposed in March, it has picked up again, with a few categories such as murder witnessing an increase of more … Read more

26.06.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Centre revives Sivagiri pilgrim circuit project   The Centre has decided to restore Sree Narayana Guru pilgrimage circuit (Sivagiri pilgrim circuit) estimated worth Rs 69.47 crore under the ministry of tourism, which was cancelled in the wake of Covid-19 crisis. After the state took up the matter with the Centre in the wake of widespread protests, the Centre … Read more

26.06.20 Daily RAS Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rs 2.6 crore collected in fines for violations during lockdown   During lockdown, a total of 72,134 people were fined for not wearing masks in public places while another 71,820 were penalised for not maintaining appropriate social distance. The total amount compounded for various violations under Rajasthan Epidemics Ordinance was Rs 2.6 crore. Apart from this, … Read more

25.06.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Finance minister launches KSFE schemes Finance minister T M Thomas Isaac here on Tuesday announced the details of two schemes being rolled out by Kerala State Financial Enterprises as part of contributing towards bridging the digital divide among students urgently as online classrooms have become the new normal for education. Unveiling the schemes, which were earlier announced by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Isaac … Read more

24.06.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala’s mask disposal unit draws Maharashtra attention Kerala’s automated machine for scientific disposal of used masks and gloves has generated interest in Maharashtra amid rising use of mask among people. The disposal bin is an effective way to discard used masks and they have formulated it as per Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) guidelines. The bin will … Read more

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