31.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India likely to surpass Germany to become the fourth-largest economy in 2026: Report   India will overtake Germany to become the fourth-largest economy in the world by the year 2026. According to a report by the UK-based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), India is all set to overtake Japan to become the … Read more

29-30.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL UN declares Malala decade’s ‘most famous teenager’   The UN has declared Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai as “the most famous teenager in the world” in its ‘Decade in Review’ report. In 2014, Malala became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her efforts for children’s rights … Read more

28.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ‘World’s oldest rhino’ dies in Tanzania   A female black rhino, Fausta, who was believed to be the world’s oldest rhino has died at the age of 57 in a Tanzanian conservation area. Fausta died of natural causes in captivity in Ngorongoro Crater, which lies in Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania. The records showed … Read more

27.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL UN gives green light to draft treaty to combat cybercrime   UN General Assembly approved it will start the process of drafting a new international treaty to combat cybercrime over objections from the European Union, the United States, and other countries. Russian-drafted resolution was approved by the 193-member world body by a vote of 79-60 … Read more

26.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Russia ‘only country in world’ with hypersonic weapons   Russia is the only country in the world that has hypersonic weapons- weapons that travel faster than Mach5 (~6174kmph) and have the capability to manoeuvre during the entire flight. The first unit equipped with the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle is set to go on duty … Read more

25.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand’s forest cover increases marginally by 58sqkm Jharkhand, which is known for its rich flora and fauna, has witnessed a marginal increase in its forest cover by 58.41sqkm from the previous assessment, but the tree cover has decreased by 265sqkm during the same period, according to the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2019. … Read more

24.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ravindra Nath Mahto elected as Jharkhand Assembly Speaker  In Jharkhand, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Ravindra Nath Mahto from Nala constituency was unanimously elected as the new Assembly Speaker. Protem Speaker Stephen Marandi administered the oath to the newly elected Speaker of the State Assembly. Chief Minister Hemant Soren wished the newly elected Speaker … Read more

22-23.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Stephen Marandi to be Protem Speaker for fifth Jharkhand Assembly   Jharkhand Mukti Morcha JMM senior leader Stephen Marandi took oath as the Protem Speaker for the fifth Jharkhand Assembly at Raj Bhavan.   Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr Marandi. Protem Speaker Stephen Marandi will administer the … Read more

21.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL International Astronomical Union names new star as ‘Sharjah’   The International Astronomical Union (IAU) announced the names of the newly discovered stars and planets, where the name “Sharjah” was chosen for a star with “Barjeel” being the name of one of its planets. The announcement was made during a press conference of … Read more

20.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND White paper on state’s financial health soon: Jharkhand CM Chief minister Hemant Soren  said his government will release a whitepaper soon to present a picture of Jharkhand’s current financial health before the state’s people. The CM, who is also the interim finance minister, tabled the supplementary budget of Rs 4,210.08 crore for the 2019-2020 FY.   … Read more

19.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   JMM-Congress-RJD alliance set to form new govt in Jharkhand   JMM-Congress-RJD Alliance is set to form a new government in Jharkhand. The alliance has won 47 seats in the 81-member assembly while BJP got 25 seats. The JMM bagged 30 and the Congress won 16 seats.   While Jharkhand Vikas Morcha has won … Read more

18.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Every 5th fire death in world is in India: Study   With 27,027 deaths, every fifth fire-related death in the world in 2017 took place in India. Around 9 million fire incidents and 1.2 lakh deaths were recorded across the globe that year. Of these incidents, India recorded 1.6 million fires and 27,027 deaths, according to a … Read more

17.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL NASA select site Nightingale for observation   NASA has finally selected a sample collection site on asteroid Bennu after the arrival of OSIRIS-REx spacecraft in December 2018. The OSIRIS-Rex mission team has selected the site designated Nightingale, which is located in a crater high in Bennu’s northern hemisphere. The team has also selected site Osprey of Bennu as a backup sample collection site.   OSIRIS-REx spacecraft mapped … Read more

15-16.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Tea Day 2019 The United Nations (UN) has declared May 21 as International Tea Day on the recommendations of India, however, this day is celebrated on December 15 Every Year. The proposal was made by India at the International Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Intergovernmental Group meeting held in Milan 4 years ago. … Read more

14.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   Switzerland is to partner for 2020 BioAsia   Switzerland is to serve as a partner for BioAsia 2020 has scheduled to be held between 17-19 February 2019 in Hyderabad, Telangana.   The theme of the BioAsia 2020 is Today For Tomorrow. The focus of BioAsia is centred around innovation in the past years.  The countries … Read more

13.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Ethiopia’s PM receives Nobel Peace Prize Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has received the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to achieve international peace and cooperation. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize was the 100th to be awarded.   The Nobel Peace Prize consists of a diploma, a gold medal and a cheque … Read more

12.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL World’s 1st fully electric commercial aircraft takes inaugural test flight in Canada   Signifying the start of the electric aviation age, the world’s first fully-electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight, in Vancouver, Canada. The technology would mean significant cost savings for airlines, not to mention zero emissions. The range is … Read more

11.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   Abu Dhabi selected as world’s leading sports tourism destination   Abu Dhabi has been selected as the world’s leading Sports tourism Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in Muscat. This is the seventh time in a row that Abu Dhabi has been selected for this … Read more

08-09.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ?       India provided USD 500 million Line of Credit to Bangladesh   India provided a $500 million Line of Credit (LoC) to Bangladesh on 5 December.   The funding is for defenCe-related procurement in Bangladesh.   RBI said that under the soft loan facility, financing of export of eligible goods and services from India would be allowed subject … Read more

07.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ?       India stands as fifth worst country in terms of biometric use   The Britain-based tech research firm Comparitech reported that India is the fifth worst country in terms of extensive and invasive use of biometric data. Before India stands China, Malaysia, Pakistan, and the US. India shared the fifth position along with Taiwan, Indonesia, and … Read more

06.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL World Soil Day: 05 December World Soil Day is observed on 5 December every year to raise awareness about the importance of soil on Earth. As per the UN, every 5 seconds, the equivalent of one soccer field of soil is eroded. Theme: ‘Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future’   ‘Joker’ fame … Read more

05.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   Putin and Xi launched first ever Russia-China gas pipeline   Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the Siberia pipeline project. The pipeline will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China. The move aims to boost the economic and political ties between Russia and China.   The pipeline project … Read more

04.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   International Day of Persons with Disabilities: 03 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed on 03 December. This day is observed every year to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development and to increase awareness. The theme this year is ‘Promoting … Read more

03.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND  Mahuamilan railway station became the 5,500th station to get the free WiFi facility   Jharkhand’s Mahuamilan railway station has become the 5,500th station to get the facility free WiFi provided by the Railways has provided across the country. Midnapore Railway station of South Eastern Railway zone was the 5000th station in the country to have public Wi-Fi. … Read more

01-02.12.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL World AIDS Day: 01 December World AIDS Day is being observed every year on 01 December to raise public awareness about Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS. This year, the theme is “Communities Make the Difference” It is a pandemic disease caused due to the infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The day also … Read more

30.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·       Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCOs World Heritage Committee   Saudi Arabiawas elected to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee for the first time on 27 November 2019. The Kingdom was elected to the UN heritage body’s executive board for the term 2019-2023. The approval confirms Saudi Arabia’s … Read more

29.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   QS World University Rankings for Asia has been released   The National University of Singapore is ranked Asia’s best for the second consecutive year. It is followed by Nanyang Technological University, which has risen from 3rd to 2nd; and the University of Hong Kong.   96 Indian institutions rank among 550 … Read more

28.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL ·       Indian Navy to host multi-nation military drill in March 2020 ð  Indian Navy will host a multi-nation military drill called Milan 2020 at Visakhapatnam in March 2020.MILAN denotes Multilateral Naval Exercise. The event will witness the participation of several countries. ð MILAN series of biennial exercises commenced in 1995. It was at Andaman and Nicobar … Read more

27.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   India-Netherland: “Water 4 change”, an urban water management system   The Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), operating under the Government of Kerala has launched the “Water 4 Change”.   Under the project, six prominent institutions from Netherlands will perform a long-term research and field level action on … Read more

26.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand to hold tour for filmmakers   In a bid to encourage shooting of films in its small towns, Jharkhand is contemplating to hold a tour for filmmakers to showcase the potential shoot locations in the state. The tour will entail visits to various waterfalls, a national park, dams and other prominent locations.   … Read more

24-25.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL WHO study on physical activity-India ranks 8th   The World Health Organization published its study about physical activity of adolescents aged between 11 and 17 years.   The assessment included physical education, active play, recreation and sports, walking, planned exercises and cycling.   India was ranked eighth reporting lowest level of physical activity. … Read more

23.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·       India, Singapore has agreed to conduct the trilateral maritime exercise   India and Singapore have agreed to conduct the trilateral maritime exercise involving Singapore, India, and Thailand annually from 2020. The agreement was made by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during the 4th India-Singapore Defence Ministers’ Dialogue (DMD).   The first Singapore-India-Thailand maritime exercise (SITMEX)was … Read more

22.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Global Terrorism Index 2019   According to the 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI), deaths from terrorism fell for the fourth consecutive year, after peaking in 2014.   The number of deaths has now decreased by 52 per cent since 2014, falling from 33,555 to 15,952.   Afghanistan was the country most impacted by terrorism … Read more

21.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Delhi, Jharkhand show drastic rise in unemployment rate Two poll-bound states – Jharkhand and Delhi – are among those which have shown a drastic rise in unemployment rate over the last three years, according to National Statistical Office (NSO) data that labour minister Santosh Gangwar provided in Rajya Sabha while replying to a question on unemployment in the … Read more

20.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Children’s Day: 20 November   Every year Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. The United Nations’ (UN) Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN … Read more

19.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL ?      IAAF renamed as World Athletics   The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been officially renamed as World Athletics. IAAF, the sport’s international governing body, also changed the name of its Twitter handle and the URL of its official website. The name change had been suggested in a bid to make the sport more accessible. … Read more

17-18.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand railway stations fail national cleanliness test, Ranchi station ranked at 63   In a nationwide study, titled ‘Cleanliness Assessment of Non-Suburban and Suburban Stations 2019’, conducted by the Indian Railways this year on cleanliness in stations, none of Jharkhand’s busiest railway stations have featured in the top 50 cleanest stations. The study’s findings, … Read more

16.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   Bangladesh tops business bribery risk in South Asia   Bangladesh has the highest business bribery risk among South Asian countries, according to the Trace Bribery Matrix which releases annual ranking for 200 countries.   The Matrix evaluates countries under four parameters which are business interaction with the government, anti-bribery deterrence, transparency and … Read more

15.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Organic farming in Jharkhand gets Rs 100 crore cabinet boost   The state government on Saturday gave its approval for a Rs 100-crore boost to organic farming and facilitate its certification in Jharkhand. Under the scheme, farmers will be given Rs 30,000 per acre to practice chemical-free farming.   Along with assistance to farmers, … Read more

14.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ranchi laps up women-only bus service   Taking up the issue of women safety, Ranchi Municipal Corporation launched the city’s first women-only buses, plying on the 4.2-kilometer route between Kutchery Chowk and Rajendra Chowk, with a goal to make the commuting safer.   A report titled ‘WINGS 2018 – A study on the perception … Read more

13.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·       Bangladesh partners with China to build Purbachal   Bangladeshhas partnered with Chinato build its first smart city and the biggest planned township on the outskirts of Dhaka. The project also includes a mega water project which upon completion, will divert water from the Meghna river to the settlement. The township is signed under Bangladesh’s … Read more

12.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand celebrates the State Formation day on 15 November   Jharkhand, the land of forests, was formed on 15 November 2000. It is celebrating its 19th year of constitution in the year 2019. It was previously the southern half of Bihar. The foundation day of the State falls on the birth anniversary of tribal leader Birsa … Read more

10-11.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·       Justice Ravi Ranjan appointed as the Chief Justice of the Jharkhand HC   ð  The Government of India appointed Justice Ravi Ranjan as the Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court. His approval comes after the recommendation made by the Collegium on 15 October 2019. Justice Ranjan will take over the position from the Jharkhand High Court … Read more

09.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·       Voters rejected 4 former CMs, 1 dyCM in 2014 Jharkhand assembly polls ð Jharkhand assembly polls have often come up with facts hard to digest even for poll pundits. Last polls which took place in 2014 was no different. In this elections, four former chief ministers — Arjun Munda, Babulal Marandi, Madhu Koda and Hemant Soren — and … Read more

08.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Election Commission mulls ‘token’ route to ease long queues at polling booths in Jharkhand   Polling booths in Jharkhand would have a new look this time. There would not be long queues of people standing for their turn to press the EVM button. Instead, everyone arriving at the booths to exercise their franchise would be issued … Read more

07.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL ·       Scientists declared a climate emergency   Scientists have declared aclimate emergencyacross the world. 11,258 signatories from more than 153 countries, including 69 from India, presented the trends in climate change. They also provided a set of effective mitigating actions.   The declaration was based on the scientific analysis of more than 40 years … Read more

06.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·       Separate queues for women voters this election ð The Election Commission of India (ECI) has given a special emphasis to ensure maximum participation of women voters in the Assembly elections-2019. The EC in this connection is organising number of programmes  under the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) to make people aware … Read more

05.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND DLSA Gumla bags ‘national best DLSA’ award The National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) adjudged District Legal Service Authority (DLSA), Gumla as best national DLSA during its Commendation Ceremony. NALSA has been organizing Commendation Ceremony since 2013 on the day. Earlier it used to felicitate the outstanding Para Legal Volunteers (PLV) and DLSA only. This … Read more

03-04.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND IIT,Kharagpur to organise Spring Fest in Jan 2020’   The 61st edition of the annual social and cultural fest of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur- Spring Fest 2020 will be held from January 24 to January 26, 2020 at the institute. Witnessing a footfall of over 80,000 participants, it is one of the … Read more

02.11.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Daily Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Over 50% dip in LWE incidents since 2010 The number of incidents triggered by Left Wing Extremist (LWE) groups in Jharkhand have come down to more than half since 2010 and the deaths caused in such violence has reduced at least by one third, says the latest Annual Report of 2018-2019, released by the … Read more

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