30.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Economist Intelligence Unit set to bring down Indias growth outlook for 2019-20   Both Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI)earlier this month cut their 2019-20 growth projection for India to 7.2 per cent from 7.4 per cent earlier, blaming rising risks to global economic growth as well as weakening domestic investment activity. … Read more

28-29.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Dance Day: 29 April 2019   International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.   The event takes place every year on 29th April, the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre … Read more

27.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Veterinary Day 2019 is observed on 28th April   The World Veterinary Day 2019is observed on 28th April. It is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society. The theme for the day is the Value of Vaccination. The day is initiated by the World Veterinary Association. The World Veterinary Association (WVA)will … Read more

26.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Intellectual Property Day: 26 April   World Intellectual Property Day observed across the globe on 26 April.   Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind, inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names and images used in commercial activities.   The day is observed across the world to spread awareness about the … Read more

25.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Singapore Changi airport got world’s tallest 131-ft indoor waterfall   The world’s tallest indoor waterfall, 131-foot-tall, opened for the general public at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport. The waterfall is housed inside a dome-shaped complex which has gardens growing over four storeys, more than 280 retail and food outlets, a hotel and a movie theatre. The structure … Read more

24.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   UAE adopts National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031   The UAE Cabinet has adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031.   Its aims at positioning the UAE as a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2031 and to develop an integrated system that employs artificial intelligence in vital areas in the country.   The … Read more

23.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Saudi Arabia to host G20 Summit in 2020, first in Arab world   Saudi Arabiawill host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital Riyadh. This will be the first G20 Summit to be hosted in the Arab  Japan will host this year’s G20 summit in Osaka, which will be held June 28-29, as well as ministerial … Read more

21-22.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Culture : Folk Paintings or Paitkar or SCROLL PAINTING These are one of the oldest tribal paintings in India and due to their appearance they are also called scroll paintings. Artisans from the Paitkar community use natural colour and vermillion to paint on soiled or used papers. The hair of a goat or … Read more

20.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Freedom Fighters   Birsa Munda (1875–1900)   Birsa Munda was a tribal leader and a folk hero, belonging to the Munda tribe who was behind the Millenarian movement that rose in the tribal belt of modern day Bihar, and Jharkhand during the British Raj, in the late 19th century making him an important … Read more

19.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

  JHARKHAND Jharkhand Freedom Fighters   Sidho and Kanho: The Santhals revolt.   Sido Murmu and Kanhu Murmu, hailing from the village Bhognadih in Sahibganj district, had long been brooding over the injustices perpetrated by the oppressors like hundreds and hundreds of their tribe‘s men. The situation finally reached a flash point and, not surprisingly, … Read more

18.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Freedom Fighters   Ganga Narain Singh: the Bhumij tribal Revolt of Manbhum   In 1831, the Bhumij Kols of Manbhum and Singhbhum declared their open rebellion under the leadership of Ganga Narain Singh, a scion of Burrabhoom Raj family. During the same period the Binrai Manki, the leader of the freedom movement in … Read more

17.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Freedom Fighters   Bhola Nath Sahay: Tamar Revolts (1789-1832)   The tribals of Tamar revolted over 7 times between 1789-1832 against the British. They were joined in the revolt by the tribals of adjoining areas – Midnapur, Koelpur, Dhadha, Chatshila, Jalda and Silli. They revolted against the faulty align system of the government. … Read more

16.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL UN owes India USD 38 million for peacekeeping operations   United Nations(UN) owes India USD 38 million, the highest it has to pay to any country, for the peacekeeping operations as of March 2019. In a report on improving the financial situation of the world body, as of March 31, 2019, the total amount payable … Read more

14-15.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India to partner with Japan and UAE to set up two projects in Africa   India will build a cancer hospital in Kenya in collaboration with Japan. Also, India will partner with the UAE to set up an ICT centre(Information and Communications Technology center) in Through this partnership, India has undertaken many projects like the ambitious Pan African e-networkproject on tele-education and tele-medicine … Read more

13.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Russia has successfully tested Akademik Lomonosov   Russiahas successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), Akademik Lomonosov. Reactors of the floating atomic block were launched in November 2018.  The tests confirmed the operational stability of the main and auxiliary equipment for the plant will be the world’s first fully commercial operational floating nuclear power … Read more

12.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jobs, healthcare top voter priorities in Jharkhand: Report   Employment, access to healthcare, law and order are the top three priorities for voters of the state in this general election but the raging debate over corruption is the least talked about on the ground, reveals a pre-poll survey conducted between October and December last year by … Read more

11.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   London becomes world’s 1st city to launch 24×7 pollution charge zone   London became the first city in the world to implement a special Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) that would charge an entry feefor older vehicles if they do not meet the emission standards. This move aims to reduce toxicair pollution and protect public health. The ULEZ will be operational … Read more

10.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Freedom Fighters : Tilka Manjhi   Tilka Manjhi Revolt was against British policy of acquisition of land of the native of Jharkhand, against the dive and rule policy by providing security to the local residents and against the suppression policy of Cleveland.   Around 1770 in Santhal region was adversely affected by drought … Read more

09.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Culture : Sadani   Sadani / Sadri is a lingua franca used for inter-tribal group communication in eastern-central India. The term “Sadani” can be used in two senses. In the first, more general meaning, “Sadani” refers to the closely related linguistic varieties in Jharkhand, including forms such as Panch Parganiya, Khortha and Kurmali, … Read more

07-08.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND GPS to track EVM machines in J’khand   The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to use Information Technology (IT) services to the fullest during the elections and the GPS tracking of EVM machines will help keep a track of the machines before, during and after the polling process.   A control room … Read more

06.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand Culture : Jhumar   Jhumar is a dance form which was originated from the Sandal bar which is now the part of Pakistan. Even it is popular for one of the folk heritage in the state of Punjab. It is performed on the rhythm which is jhumar type performed with gait which … Read more

05.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

  JHARKHAND Jharkhand Culture : Santhal   Santhal is one of the most abundantly found tribes in India. A major chunk of this tribe can be found in West Bengal and Jharkhand. Santhal tribe has a rich cultural lineage and immense solidarity. Its members are basically the devotees of ‘Thakurji’, the deity they believe created … Read more

04.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Culture : Kohver Art This is also practised by the women of the farming community depicting the marriage season. They are generally carried out in the walls of the bridal chamber and the walls of the wedding house. Designs are cut with fingers exposing black patterns on white or with bits of combs. … Read more

03.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Culture : Sohrai Art   This is generally practiced by the women of farming communities and is a rural art form called Sohrai. They are mural paintings depicting the harvest festival in autumn and are considered to bring good luck. They are painted with red, black, white and yellow earth and large images … Read more

02.04.19 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand Culture : Jadopatia Paintings   These are generally practised by the Santhals in which the artisans make scrolls called Jado or Jadopatia and are drawn with natural inks and colours. They are used as visual aids in storytelling and are said to have magical and healing powers. They depict scenes of afterlife and … Read more

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