16.10.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN The plastic bags to be replaced with Biodegradable.   Biodegradable bags, made of starch from maize, are likely to replace regular polythene bags in the state.   After imposing effective ban on usage of plastic bags, government has been looking for a substitute.     The bags have been certified by third-party testing agencies … Read more

15.10.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Bhilwara dairy launches packaged cow milk   Bhilwara dairy has started selling of packed cow milk in the market. Bhilwara Zila Dugdh Utpadak Sahkari Sangh, a co-operative union of milk producers affiliated to Rajasthan Co-operative Dairy Federation (RCDF) is the only second dairy board in the state, after the one in Bikaner, which is … Read more

15.10.18 HPPSC (HAS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Nod to 200-km Wangtoo power transmission line   The chances of tapping the 3,000 MW unexplored power potential in the Sutlej basin have brightened with the Centre giving nod for the laying of a transmission line near Wangtoo to evacuate power from the tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti.   Several … Read more

13-14.10.18 HPPSC (HAS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   61 lakh seek free LPG connections   As many as 1,61,207 applicants across the state have sought free LPG connections under the Grihini Suvidha Yojana. The Food and Civil Supplies Department had set a target of providing 33,264 connections in the current financial year and has given 22,000 so far. An LPG … Read more

13-14.10.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Unemployment rate higher in state than national average, says report   Rajasthan has higher unemployment than the national average, according to data released by centre for sustainable employment.   The percentage of unemployment rate within the state was 7.7% whereas the national average was 5.6% in August 2018.   The unemployment rate among women … Read more

12.10.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Zika cases rise to 106 in Rajasthan    The number of people infected with Zika virus rose to 106 Rajasthan. Of the total affected people, 25 are pregnant women.The team of experts from ICMR has changed the insecticides which are being used in the city and neighbouring districts to kill mosquitoes that spread … Read more

12.10.18 HPPSC (HAS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Industrial growth more in U’khand than HP: Thakur   Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today admitted that Uttarakhand was ahead of Himachal in industrialisation and attracting investment and MoUs worth Rs 60,000 crore were signed at a recent mega investors meet in Uttarakhand.   Uttarakhand had several advantages like much better … Read more

11.10.18 HPPSC (HAS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   ·        Scheme for infants to be launched ð  Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will launch the Atal Aashirwad Yojana (AAY) for infants born in government hospitals. ð  Under the scheme, newborn babies will get 15 items, including a blanket, a mosquito net, napkins and toys, worth Rs 1,500 for free during the … Read more

11.10.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Centre withdraws Rs 37 crore grant for research from Rajasthan University  Rajasthan University (RU) is facing a setback after the Centre’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) has withdrawn the grant of Rs 37 crore to the university reportedly due to RU’s inability to spend the amount wisely. In 2014, Promotion of University … Read more

10.10.18 HPPSC (HAS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Minimum bus fare reduced to Rs 1 in Himachal   The Himachal Pradesh Government on Saturday announced a reduction in recently increased fare of the state roadways buses.   The minimum bus fare was reduced to Rs 5 per kilometer from the existing Rs 6 per kilometre.   The state government … Read more

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