27.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

  Jharkhand   BSNL may set up 3,000 more telecom towers in Maoist hit areas. State-run BSNL may be asked to set up 3,000 more telecom towers on an urgent basis and enhance the satellite bandwidth in the Maoist-infested areas to improve communication among the security agencies operating there.   The task of setting up nearly 2200 … Read more

28.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand gets NHRC notice over infant deaths   The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Jharkhand government over death of 52 infants due to reported malnutrition in 30 days at Jamshedpur’s Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College (MGM) hospital.   The NHRC has also asked the union health ministry to take immediate action by way of … Read more

Sound/Noice Pollution

Sound is measured in decibels (dB). An increase of about 10 dB is approximately double the increase in loudness. A person’s hearing can be damaged if exposed to noise levels over 75 dB over a prolonged period of time. The World Health Organization recommends that the sound level indoors should be less than 30 dB. … Read more

 Solid Waste Management

E — WASTE E-waste is not hazardous if it is stocked in safe storage or recycled by scientific methods or transported from one place to the other in parts or in totality in the formal sector. The e-waste can be considered hazardous if recycled by primitive methods Survey was carried out by the Central Pollution … Read more

Domestic Violence Against Women (Prevention) Act

Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women. The United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, General Assembly Resolution, December 1993. Domestic violence … Read more

26.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

  Jharkhand   Jharkhand to have intercity air link by September   Intercity air connectivity will become a reality in Jharkhand by September this year   Air connectivity is of vital importance to the state’s development. Inter-city air connectivity and flights linking Ranchi to Hyderabad and Chennai are essential to draw more investment. This new airport, the second to come up in … Read more

25.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Assembly ratifies GST Bill after JMM ruckus.   The Jharkhand assembly on Thursday tabled and passed the State Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, unanimously through a voice vote. Jharkhand became the fourth state after Telaengana, Bihar and Rajasthan to clear the bill, paving the way for GST being rolled out nationally on July 1.   The state government convened a … Read more

24.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   New pass port seva kendra in more districts in the state.   The Jharkhand Postal Circle is all set to start post office passport seva Kendra in 13 districts of the state in different phases.   The objective is to ease the burden of theRegional Passport Office (RPO), Ranchi which receives more than 500 applications every day from … Read more

23.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   JEPC plans to rope in volunteers to make Ranchi drop-out free district.   Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC) will rope in volunteers from the public to ensure that no child in the capital is out of school. JEPC is set to launch a pilot project within a week to identify children who are out … Read more

22.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand govt to start work on Telghut Dam.   The state government along with West Bengal’s government have jointly asked Tenughat dam (damodar Valley Corporation) officials to keep releasing water constantly to avoid reaching the danger mark and flood like situations due to incessant rainfall.   This step was taken by the Damodar Valley Reservoir Regulatory Committee(DVRRC), a … Read more

21.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   State needs development, not Jharkhand Mukti Morcha.   Chief minister Raghubar Das  said that there is no need for Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM) any more as a separate state has been formed and said that the need of the hour was development. The movement for a separate state that was spearheaded by JMM has ended. Jharkhand … Read more

20.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Third ground-breaking event in November to bring IT companies on board.   Chief secretary Rajbala Verma announced the state government will host the third ground-breaking ceremony of Momentum  Jharkhand Global Investors’ Summit in November to lay the foundations of as many as 50 projects.   Government has set aside 68,000 sq feet space for … Read more

18.08.17 & 19.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Smriti Irani to inaugurate Orient Craft Textile facility in Jharkhand   Union Minister for Textile and Information & Broadcasting, Smriti Irani to inaugurate Orient Craft Textile facilityat Irba near Ranchi in Jharkhand. The event will pave way for new investment as two projects will be inaugurated while foundation stone will be laid for 70 … Read more

17.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Trai to test innovative Open Duct plan in Jharkhand   Telecom regulatory authority is preparing to launch the pilot for one of its innovative communicationsinfrastructure projects in Jharkhand aimed at providing a time and cost effective model to telecom and television companies to lay fibres and cables in towns and cities. Telecom and cable companies regularly … Read more

16.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Man receives electricity bill of Rs 38 billion in Jharkhand ð A man in Jamshedpur was in for a shock when he received an electricity bill of Rs 38 billion. ð B R Guha was handed the non-payment of the bill by the Jharkhand Electricity Board, following which, electricity was disconnected from his home. ð Uday Scheme is a major step … Read more

15.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand State Bar Council bars 8,500 lawyers from practise.   Jharkhand State Bar Council (JSBC) on Monday declared 8,500 lawyers as non-practising advocates and stripped them of their rights and privileges provided by the Bar Council of India.   The list, issued by JSBC secretary Rajesh Pandey to the district bar association, under Rule 20 of the Bar Council of India … Read more

14.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand bans book on tribals after it is dubbed `porn’   The Jharkhand government has banned `The Adivasi Will Not Dance’, a collection of short stories by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar.Shekhar, who won Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in 2015 for his novel, `The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey’, is accused of denigrating Adivasi culture and portraying Santhal women in … Read more

13.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma electrocuted at water-logged Ranchi stadium.   A 25-year old national-level wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma died after being electrocuted in a stadium in Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand. Verma had represented Jharkhand state at various championships since 2005 and had stood at fourth position in senior national level competition this year. … Read more

12.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   New CISCE curriculum will focus on students   At least 140 delegates of ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) and ISC (Indian School Certificate) schools from Bihar and Jharkhand attended the 30th regional conference of the Association of Schools for the Indian School Certificate (ASISC) in Patna.   The theme of the event was ‘Education for a happy nation. … Read more

11.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   The woman behind Jharkhand’s dayan-free villages.   Lalkhatnga panchayat of Namkum Block in Ranchi declared that no woman would be declared a ‘dayan’ in their area. It was in one of these villages that Poonam Toppo’s own grandmother was branded a witch and persecuted. For the 37-year-old activist who has devoted her life to fighting this … Read more

10.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand eyes Singapore education model for skill development.   The state government is all set to take a leaf out of Singapore’s education model for providing skill development training to the youth. The state higher and technical education department on Monday hinted that it is mulling a revision of courses at the graduation and university levels … Read more

09.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Samurai Tele To be State Hockey Brand Ambassador.   Veteran hockey player Samurai Tete will be brand ambassador of Hockey in Jharkhand. She will also be given responsibility of training State level players, said CM Raghubar Das while felicitating the Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement 2016 nominee.  Tete has given her nod … Read more

08.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Project Johar moves forward,gets Rs 40 crore for implementation.   Jharkhand government has approved Rs 40 crore for implementation of the World Bank sponsored Project –Jharkhand’s Opportunities for Harnessing Rural Growth(Johar).   The fund is planned to be used for implementation of the project Johar during 2017-18.This decision was taken by the state … Read more

07.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Palamu reserve brings captive sambars to increase tiger prey base   The Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR) authority has brought 16 sambars from Ranchi’s Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park, popularly known as Birsa Zoo, to increase the prey base for the big cats in Jharkhand’s lone tiger den.   However, food, public distribution and consumer … Read more

06.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand puts cap on booze purchase, closes 1,150 shops.   The BJP-led NDA government in Jharkhand will close down 1,150 licensed liquor shops across the state on Tuesday as it prepares to take total control of alcohol sales in the state. The move comes four months after government cracked down against unlicensed abattoirs in the state.   Aimed at plugging … Read more

05.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Anti-conversion bill set to rock monsoon session.   After courting controversy by introducing the CNT and SPT Amendment Act in the monsoon session the previous year, the state cabinet has invited fresh trouble by approving the draft of the Jharkhand Religious Freedom Bill-2017, likely to be introduced in the monsoon session this year. Opposition protests … Read more

04.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Over 37% of schools in India have no electricity,Jharkhand at bottom.   While only 62.81% schools in the country have electricity connections, Jharkhandis at the bottom of the list with just 19% schools in the state having access to electricity. The national capital along with Chandigarh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry … Read more

01.08.17 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

Jharkhand   Jharkhand church set to get 1st woman general secretary.   The Gossner Evangelical Lutheran (GEL) Church in Ranchi is set to get its first woman general secretary (GS), since the church was set up by German missionaries 172 years ago.   Originally from Ranchi, 60-year-old Sujaya Kujur currently serves as the general manager (HR) at Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd in Mumbai. … Read more

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