31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        State plans startup exposure programme for students The state information technology and communications department plans to implement a ‘student startup exposure programme’ to help promote startups by college students.   The programme is aimed at increasing the chances of success of startups and will focus on exposure based skill-building to help entrepreneurs become … Read more

India’s relation with United States of America, Russia, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Maldives and Middle East Countries

India’s relation with United States of America, Russia, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Maldives and Middle East Countries. India’s relation with United States of America Political Relations: The frequency of high-level visits and exchanges between India and the U.S. has gone up significantly of late. Prime Minister Modi visited the U.S. on 26-30 … Read more

05.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Himachal Pradesh to settle 52-year-old power arrears with Punjab and Haryana   The Himachal PradeshCabinet approved settling over half a century old electricity arrears with Punjab and Haryana in three Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) projects in compliance with a Supreme Court order in terms of differential energy return. The differential energy … Read more

22.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Literacy rate low among slum kids: Survey   With little focus on enrolling children in anganwari centres or schools, a low literacy level has been noticed among the children of jhuggi dwellers residing in the state’s industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN).   A survey conducted by revenue staff revealed that there were … Read more

14.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Kangra overall state champion in weightlifting   The two-day state level weightlifting competition concluded at Seven Star International School in Bani of Jawali.   Kangra won the overall championship trophy in both men’s and women’s category while Solan and Una were runners up in men’s and women’s category, respectively. The championship was … Read more

03/04-12-2017 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Electric bus starts plying between Kullu, Manali   Eco-friendly electric buses purchased by the HRTC to ply on the Manali-Rohtang Pass road have been put into operation between Kullu and Manali. The buses were purchased following the directions of The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directing the state government to explore the possibility … Read more

30.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   HP faces challenge of climate change Himachal Pradesh is facing impacts of climate change as temperatures are rising and rainfall as well as snowfall are becoming erratic, affecting agriculture, horticulture and livelihoods. Most weather stations in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are facing increasing trend of temperature in the last three decades.   Giving … 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

12-13.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     India’s first voter caught in ‘cap politics’   Even as the political destiny of 337 contesting candidates is locked in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) till the counting of votes on December 18, “politics of cap” has once again occupied the centre stage in the state.   The “maroon versus green … Read more

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