27.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Chief Minister Launches ‘Shakti’ App For Women’s Safety   The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur launched the ‘Shakti’ appfor women’s safety in the state. The app, which comes with a panic button, was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Himachal Pradesh government. It would be available in … Read more

India’s look east policy

India’s Look East policy   Abstract   The Look East policy has emerged as an important foreign policy initiative of India in the post-Cold War period. It was launched in 1991 by the then Narasimha Rao Government with the aim of developing political contacts, increasing economic integration and forging security cooperation with countries of Southeast … Read more

Important international Institutions, agencies and fora, their structure and mandate.

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence. There are two main types: International nongovernmental organizations(INGOs): non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate internationally. These include international non-profit organizations and worldwide companies such as the World Organization of the Scout Movement, International Committee of the Red Cross. Intergovernmental organizations, also known as international governmental organizations (IGOs): the type of organization most closely associated with … Read more

04.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH     Industrial package for HP, others soon   The BJP-led NDA regime is proposing to come out with a new industrial package for Himachal, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and North-Eastern states, which will go a long way in helping these attracting industry with big investments.   An indication to this effect has … Read more

24-25 .12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as new Himachal CM   Jai Ram Thakur was onday sworn in as the 14th chief minister of Himachal Pradesh along with 11 other ministers at a ceremony at the historic Ridge Ground here. Governor Acharya Devvrat administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 52-year-old Thakur, a five-time MLA … Read more

24-25 .12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN To monitor big cats, Rajasthan will have hi-tech anti-poaching system by January   The core areas of five popular wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan – Sariska, Ranthambore, Mukundra, Jhalana and Jawaibag – will be equipped with hi-tech wildlife surveillance (WS) and antipoaching system (APS), a step foresters say will go a long way in curbing … Read more

29.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   With heritage tag, forts, havelis to attract tourists   Following in the footsteps of Rajasthan, where the priceless heritage of its palaces, forts and havelis is the biggest tourist attraction, now Himachal too has also formulated and notified the Himachal Pradesh Heritage Tourism Policy 2017.   The main objective of the policy … Read more

14.10.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal rivers facing threat from developmental activities   A study on rivers conducted by Himachal based NGO- Himdhara has concluded that key threats they have identified are those developments which are interfering with river flows, hampering riverine ecology and changing the nature of the river and dependencies around it. These includes hydropower development, sand … Read more

07.09.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal govt bets big on off-season vegetables.   The Himachal Pradesh government has taken several initiatives in terms of new cropping pattern to promote cultivation of off-season vegetables in the state.   Himachal Pradesh has already earned a name as the fruit bowl of the country and now the state is fast emerging as … Read more

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