30.11.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA State’s flood tax on booze mops up Rs 310 crore in 100 days   Even though the state government’s calculations regarding the Nava Kerala Lottery fell flat, its move to raise funds for the post-flood rebuilding efforts by hiking the excise duty on IMFL proved to be a big success.   While the government hoped to … Read more

30.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Election commission allows grants for cow shelters   The state government has been allowed by the election commission for grants up to Rs one lakh for cow shelters in Rajasthan. A similar grant was being given to cow shelters between 2016 – 2018 but was limited to the shelters that had cows between 150-200 in number. However … Read more

29.11.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Munambom model to be replicated in state The fisher folk has been managing the day-to-day functioning of the Munambom fisheries harbour for the past one year. After this participatory mode of operations turned Munambom into a professional harbour, the fisheries department has issued a circular to replicate the model across the state.   The first fisherfolk-managed harbour in the state … Read more

29.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN GSI to use NASA-developed tech to locate minerals in Rajasthan   The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is going to use ultra-modern remote-sensing technology developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time in India to map surface mineralogy.   An MoU was signed with Geoscience Australia as a part … Read more

28.11.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Facilitation centres to assist start-ups ð  The Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is setting up Startup Facilitation Centres to assist startups in building up ventures. ð  According to a statement from the Startup Mission, in the initial phase facilitation centres will be set up at Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode and it would be expanded to … Read more

28.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Important details about Election Conditions for recognition as a State Party   Secure at least 6% of the valid vote & win at least 2 seats in an Assembly General Election   Secure at least 6% of the valid vote & win at least 1 seats in a Lok Sabha General Election   Win … Read more

27.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Art : Mālwa painting   Mālwa painting ,17th-century school of Rājasthanī miniature paintingcentred largely in Mālwa and Bundelkhand (in modern Madhya Pradesh state); it is sometimes referred to as Central Indian painting on the basis of its geographical distribution. The school was conservative, and little development is seen from the earliest examples, such as the Rasikapriyā (a poem analyzing … Read more

27.11.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Spice Route project set to get fresh impetus   A four-year-old project to develop a Spice Route-themed tourism initiative, centred around the ancient port of Muziris, has got a fresh impetus with the visit of regional Unesco director Eric Falt.   This will be one of the three projects for which the UN body … Read more

26.11.18 Kerala (KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala health minister opens National Cancer Grid state chapter   The state government would accord top priority to cancer prevention, screening and treatment.   The NCG is a network of major cancer centers, research institutes, patient groups and charitable institutions across India with the mandate of establishing uniform standards of patient care for prevention, diagnosis, … Read more

26.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Culture : Bhavai Dance   This artistic form of dance is believed to be originated in the neighboring state Gujarat and was soon picked up and adapted by the local tribal men and women and gave it a distinctive Rajasthani essence. This traditional folk dance, performed by the womens of the Jat, … Read more

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