30-31.03.19 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA State shifts to new health insurance plan   Ten years after the smooth implementation of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), Kerala will move to a new health insurance programme, Karunya Arogya Suraksha Paddhati (KASP), which will offer an enhanced health coverage of ₹5 lakh to the entire beneficiary family.   Despite the uncertainties over … Read more

29.03.19 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala is home to two new plant species   A small ironwood tree that bears clumps of white flowers on its stalks, and a new species of wild fern are the latest additions to Kerala’s flora.   Currently, the plant is known only from within the Mathikettan Shola National Park and its immediate environs. … Read more

30-31.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan Day was celebrated on 30th March   Rajasthan Day is celebrated every year on March 30to commemorate the day on which the state of Rajasthan came into existence. Rajasthan, earlier known as Rajputana, came into existence on March 30, 1949. Rajasthan Day commemorates the valour, strong will power and sacrifice of the people of Rajasthan. Before Independence, Rajasthan was comprised … Read more

29.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan defers closure of Gang Canal for repair   The Rajasthan Government has deferred the closure of the Gang Canal for carrying out repair works due to the lack of funds.   The move also ensures the supply of tonnes of fresh vegetables that were transported from Sriganganagar to Abohar and Fazilka.   Notably, … Read more

28.03.19 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA KSHEC says no to private universities in the State   Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC) has recommended that the State government could continue to hold its ground that no private universities will be allowed in the State.   Since Kerala is determined to ensure equity, access, social justice, and inclusive development while striving to … Read more

28.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Some key customs of Rajasthan   Nangal – The ceremony of inauguration of the newly built house is called Nangal.   Janeu practice– There is practice of putting Janeu on children in Brahman caste. It is is also called Yaghopavit.   Sati Practice – The practice of Sati was prevalent in bygone  era in … Read more

27.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN New crop loans to farmers after Aadhaar-based certification   In a policy decision, the cooperative department of Rajasthan has decided to provide new crop loans to farmers only after the Aadhaar based certification through digital marketing register (DMR).   The online process, in which the loan payment will be made to the farmers through … Read more

27.03.19 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA School of food science and technology soon   As part of its plans to open new schools of learning in traditional and emerging areas, the Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) in Kottayam will soon roll out a new centre in the area of food science.   According to officials, the proposal to open the School … Read more

26.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Transport dept to change ticket checking system to curb losses   In order to curb revenue leakage and generate profits, the state transport department will change the ongoing ticket checking system, use e-governance, employee behaviour and renovation of bus stands.   In order to curb revenue leakage change will be made in the ongoing … Read more

26.03.19 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala HC stays ‘cinema tax’   The Kerala high court  ordered for maintaining status quo in the matter of collection of entertainment tax from theatre owners, distributors, and movie goers.   The court had sought information on whether a government order on the matter issued on 2017 is subsisting or not.   The court ordered by referring … Read more

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