25.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Shimla at risk, NGT prohibits construction on 45-degree slope   To reduce the risk of landslides in Shimla and nearby areas, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the departments concerned to ensure no construction activity takes place on slopes that are over 45 degrees steep. The tribunal said that the slope in soft … Read more

25.11.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan sends report on ambitious canal project to Central Water Commission The state water resources department has submitted a detailed project report (DPR) to the Central Water Commission on the ambitious Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) which is being mooted as a panacea to the drinking water problem in 13 districts of the region. The DPR … Read more

25.11.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan sends report on ambitious canal project to Central Water Commission The state water resources department has submitted a detailed project report (DPR) to the Central Water Commission on the ambitious Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) which is being mooted as a panacea to the drinking water problem in 13 districts of the region. The DPR … Read more

24.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Chinese electric buses dent Modi’s Make-in-India drive   “Made in China and assembled in Hyderabad”, the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has been running two electric buses from Manali to Rohtang Pass since September. The electric buses have become a hit but it has dented the Prime Minister’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. … Read more

24.11.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State government has spent Rs 48,800 crore for rural dvpt: Rathore   About Rs 48,800 crore has been spent by the Rajasthan government for various schemes of the rural development and panchayati raj department over the last four years, claimed minister Rajendra Singh Rathore.   Giving a break up of the state funding, he said Rs 15,790 … Read more

23.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Synthetic drugs making inroads into state High-valued synthetic drugs, including MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, and liquid lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, have made inroads into the hill state.   Kullu district, mainly Manali and suburbs, is infamous for cannabis cultivation, but the recovery of synthetic drugs, commonly used … Read more

23.11.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan hospitals now equipped with Japanese encephalitis test facility   Taking note of a patient’s death due to Japanese encephalitis (JE) in Bundi in October, the Centre has equipped state’s seven hospitals attached to medical colleges with JE testing facilities.   Earlier, such facilities for JE testing were limited to only few government hospitals … Read more

22.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Chill sets in, power generation dips by 70%   Himachal faces a shortage of over 9 lakh units of electricity every day. This month, the power generation dropped by 70 per cent due to the onset of winter. The board is now buying electricity from energy exchange to meet the increasing demand … Read more

22.11.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government launches free learning app for competitive exams   Rajasthan’s Higher and Technical Education department launched ‘Dishari’ — an educational mobile application that provides free study materials for youths preparing for competitive examinations. The app features interactive quizzes with questions related to mathematics, general knowledge, current affairs, computers, reasoning and economics. The app … Read more

22.11.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government launches free learning app for competitive exams   Rajasthan’s Higher and Technical Education department launched ‘Dishari’ — an educational mobile application that provides free study materials for youths preparing for competitive examinations. The app features interactive quizzes with questions related to mathematics, general knowledge, current affairs, computers, reasoning and economics. The app … Read more

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