13.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Core system, a push to postal services   The Postal department is moving towards establishment of an online system for all its employees. The Postal Department launched Core System Integrator (CSI) to improve its service quality and operational efficiency at Ranchi General Post Office (GPO).   The CPMG further said that on June 26 … Read more

10-11.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM seeks corporates’ help in making ‘no-plastic’ zone   Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday sought help from corporate houses to make the State free from plastic menace. Addressing a CSR review meeting at district headquarters, Das said that the corporate houses must shun use of plastic bags and bottles at their respective premises … Read more

09.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jamshedpur to come on national air map soon   East Singhbhum district administration, local civic body (JNAC) and Tata Steel aviation department officials conducted a study of the Sonari Airport runway to find out feasibility of starting flight service as part of regional connectivity scheme. According to information, the team inspected the Sonari airstrip … Read more

08.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Significant decline in mmr in j’khand   The health sector of Jharkhand finally has something to boast about. The State has registered a considerable decline in the percentage of Maternal Mortality Rate. According to the Sample Registration Survey (SRS) statistics released recently, the State has registered an MMR of 165 during childbirth, which is … Read more

07.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt clears scheme to fight against fluoride in 15 districts   Since most of the districts of the State are badly hit by high fluoride contents in groundwater, the Government has gone ahead sanctioning a scheme to install safe drinking water supply system covering as many as 233 hamlets of 15 districts.   The … Read more

06.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM Raghubar Das urges people to give up plastic use   Chief minister Raghubar Das  urged the people of Jharkhand to come together and help in getting the state rid of plastic use by 2019. Das reached out to the audience gathered at the Tana Bhagat Indoor Stadium in Mega Sports Complex in Hotwar during an … Read more

05.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM vows to make j’khand plastic-free by 2019   In order to push the efforts taken by the State Pollution Control Board to control indiscriminate uses of polythene carry bags across Jharkhand, the Government has gone on setting a deadline in this regard.   As per an estimate 24 tonnes of plastic garbage is … Read more

02.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Government to bring ordinance for sc protection, reservation   LJP leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that following the final order of the Supreme Court where the matter is pending at present for a review, the Government would go for Ordinance to protect the SC/ST Act. “Government has nothing to do … Read more

31.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·        World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31 May   Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).   The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The day highlights the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for … Read more

30.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to be constructed in public-private-partnership (PPP) model in 1999. It is the busiest and largest airport … Read more

29.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Hamburg to host 2018 Global Wind Summit   The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in Hamburg from September 25-28, 2018.   The organisers of the four-day event are expecting speakers from about 100 countries, including India, China, the US, Spain and Denmark.   The conference on wind is … Read more

26.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Trachoma was the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the Himalayan nation in the … Read more

25.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   5th India CLMV Business Conclave held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia   The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India along with Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia organized the 5thIndia-CLMV Business Conclave in Phnom Penh on 21-22 May 2018.   After four rounds of the Business Conclave in India, this initiative was … Read more

24.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study.   In 2016, India’s healthcare access and quality scored at … Read more

21.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station   Russia has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station in the port of the city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.   Constructed by the state nuclear power firm Rosatom, the 144 by 30 … Read more

19.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Birgaun a remote hamlet gets power by Solar Microgrids Birgaun is one of the 249 remote villages which got solar microgrids last year, thanks to a ?110-crore project by the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Agency (JREDA), as part of the Centre’s Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana. Official definition states that a village is electrified if … Read more

18.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Cabinet approves setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand   The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand.   A provision of funds worth Rs. 1103 crore has been approved for the project … Read more

National Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. This Act was amended in 2006. The commission is the watchdog of human rights … Read more

17.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Bankers to focus on ‘aspirational’ dists   Majority of districts of Jharkhand figuring in the list of 115 aspirational districts identified all over the country have put the onus on banking fraternity directing their resources towards their development. As many as five schemes have been marked to be taken on priority basis.   The … Read more

15.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM for collective effort to make j’khand accident-free by 2022   Chief Minister Raghubar Das has called for a collective approach to make Jharkhand an accident-free State by 2022. He was addressing a programme on ‘Road Safety Awareness and Best Practices’ organised by Transport Department in collaboration with All India Federation of Motor Vehicle … Read more

13-14.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Union Minister Rajnath Singh praises Jharkhand govt for action against Maoists   Union Home Minister Rajnath Singhpraised the Jharkhand government for its success against Maoists was a matter of pride for him. Chairing a meeting on left-wing extremism, Singh said the Centre would extend all possible help to the state government to deal with Maoists. … Read more

10.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Health dept, rmc begin malaria control drive   The Department of Health and Family Welfare has begun its exercise of identifying vulnerable districts from where maximum cases of Malaria are reported. The department by far has distributed 67 lakh mosquito nets covering 1.45 crore rural populace. According to the Health Department officials, Dichloro … Read more

09.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Reserve all state government jobs for residents of Jharkhand, demands Babulal Marandi   Jobs in the rank and file of Jharkhand government should only be registered for the residents of the state, JVM-P chief Babulal Marandi demanded.   The former chief minister also demanded that the Raghubar Das government must make provisions to reserve the state … Read more

02.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand emerges as new destination for BPO, IT companies   Incentives offered by the government under its BPO Policy 2016 and Software Technology Park of India (STPI) are attracting many BPOs to cities like Ranchi, Jamshedpurand Bokaro. Companies like Aegis, Ison, Tata Business Support Service and BPO Convergence are functional.   Sources said the BPOs … Read more

29-30.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ranchi division likely to have ‘all women railway station   Ranchi Division will also have at least one ‘All Women Railway Station.’ Director (Information and Publicity) in Railway Board Ved Prakash said today that Indian Railways have been taking several measures in order to ensure safety to women and children in trains, besides converting … Read more

28.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand doubles the electric fare in the urban areas   The month of May in Jharkhand will see high bill electricity bills because the rates of electricity units have been doubled. The State Electricity Regulatory Commission approved it on Friday about this hike in electricity tariff. Domestic urban consumers currently pay 2.90 per unit for up … Read more

26.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Prsi celebrates national public relations day   Along with the rest of the country, National Public Relations Day was celebrated by the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Ranchi Chapter, on Monday. The theme of the PR Day was “Your Vote, Your Right.”   PRSI, Ranchi Chapter organised the programme in association with Central … Read more

25.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Mandal dam clearance brings comfort space for state govt   Stage One clearance by the Government of India for Mandal dam has provided more convenience and comfort space to the Jharkhand Government to go fast on the project, said PCCF and Chief Wildlife Warden of Jharkhand Lal Ratnakar Singh. The PMO is taking stock … Read more

22-23.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Bokaro bags award for ‘best railway station’     Bokaro railway station  was judged as the ‘Best Railway Station’ of South-Eastern Railway Zone for its cleanliness, hygienic conditions and running of trains around the year.   Earlier Bokaro station also received the ‘Safety Shield Award’ for safety point of view and the ‘Best Terminal … Read more

20.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ‘okay google’, say 7.5l women in Jharkhand   In a State where female literacy rate struggles to go above 55.62 per cent, use of Internet and android phones by rural women seems a far cry.   However, with a sharp increase in the penetration of Internet, more and more Government and non-Governmental agencies are … Read more

19.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Make j’khand odf by oct 2, 2018: das   Chief Minister Raghubar Das appealed to people of the State to realise the dream of Clean India by putting in their efforts under Gram Swaraj Campaign in Khajuri of Garhwa district.   He called upon the masses to make people aware and self-indulge in the … Read more

18.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Panel proposes 45 years age limit for govt jobs for all   The panel headed by Land Revenue Minister Amar Kumar Bauri, formed by the State Government to suggest amendments to the State’s local residents’ policy to ensure reservation in Grade III and IV Government jobs in non-scheduled areas, finally submitted its report to … Read more

15-16.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State deploys over 12000 extra forces   To ensure free and fair local body elections on April 16, over 12,000 additional police personnel will be deployed in different districts all over the State with instructions to deal strictly with those who try to disrupt election process. The State Election Commission has identified 1065 supersensitive … Read more

READ: India – Israel Relations

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam     India – Israel Relations Israel, officially State of Israel, in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bounded to the north by Lebanon, to the … Read more

13.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt launches rotavirus vaccine to tackle IMR, diarrhoeal deaths   Taking another step towards reducing the infant mortality rate, Jharkhand became the 10th state to introduce vaccine against rotavirus.   The vaccine is used to prevent the contamination of rotavirus, which is highly contagious and spreads through the faecal oral route – when a child’s hands come … Read more

12.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand gets tag of urban ODF state.   Jharkhand became the 10th among states and union territories to be certified open defecation free in the urban areas. An official announcement for the same was made by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA).   A state or a district is certified by the QCI … Read more

10.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Forest department to embark on wildlife census   The forest department is all set to embark on its two-phased wildlife estimation census in Kolhan region. The process takes place every five years.   According to information said the wildlife estimation census will be carried out in two phases and which has to be completed … Read more

08-09.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Rotavirus vaccine launch in jharkhand   Jharkhand became the first State in the country to introduce the concept of Oral Pentavalent Vaccine to eradicate Rotavirus which is the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants. To mark the World Health Day observed annually on Saturday, Chief Minister, Raghubar Das alongwith senior officials … Read more

07.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·         Cm appeals for ‘samridh’ jharkhand by 2022   Chief Minister Raghubar Das stressed on making Jharkhand an enriched State by 2022. He appealed to the people to work towards the eradication of poverty and illiteracy with determination.   The CM claimed that by 2019 all the poor families will get the benefit of … Read more

The partition of India and its consequences

Direct Action Day (1946) Direct Action Day hartal called by the Muslim League on August 16, 1946 to get rid of ‘British slavery and contemplated future caste-Hindu domination’. The  backdrop of the Direct Action Day was not only the Muslim League’s acceptance of the cabinet mission plan, but also the loss of face it had … Read more

06.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   705 deprived children to get admission in pvt english medium schools   About 705 deprived children will get admitted in private English medium schools in this academic session (2018-19).   As per the previous year records, several schools flouted the RTE norms. Instead of 628 seats, only 294 deprived students were got their … Read more

04.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Rotavirus vaccine launch in jharkhand on april 7   On the occasion of World Health Day observed annually on April 7, the Rotavirus vaccine will be formally launched at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) by Chief Minister Raghubar Das. Jharkhand is the 10th State in India to introduce Rotavirus vaccine. Also, if … Read more

03.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Process of mapping vulnerable booths begins   In an attempt to conduct free and fair Municipal poll-2018, the district administration has initiated the process of mapping vulnerable polling booths categorizing them into three levels.   As many as 798 polling booths have been demarcated here in the State biggest Urban Local Body (ULB) … Read more

31.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Special drive against filariasis launched   Aiming to eliminate filariasis, a three-day ‘Mass Drug Administration’ (MDA) programme was launched across Bokaro district .   With a target to administrate drugs (DEC tablets) free among 21 lakhs (21,08,916) people, this programme will be continued until April 4, informed district Malaria Officer, AK Poddar.   As … Read more

28.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand CM hails administration, judiciary for welfare schemes   Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das  lauded the joint efforts made by the administration and the judiciary towards people’s welfare   Gumla is the third place after Jamshedpur and Ranchi where the administration and the judiciary together launched camps to distribute welfare benefits among the beneficiaries. INTERNATIONAL … Read more

27.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand has lowest college density in country: Study   Abysmally poor college-student ratio has turned out to be Jharkhand’s major cause for the brain drain. The All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) data released by the Union ministry of human resource development, said the state higher education sector has been discouraging with just … Read more

25-26.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand bans Popular Front of India for spreading anarchy in state   The Jharkhand government has banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) for spreading anarchy in the state.   Action has been taken after the law department gave its consent on the proposal of the home department/police.   PFI has been banned under Section … Read more

24.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand government will market state’s minor forest produce: CM Raghubar Das   Chief minister Raghubar Das  pledged to offer a helping hand to Jharkhand’s minor forest producers by selling a bulk of their yearly produce through the newly constituted Mukhayamantri Udyami Board.   The Board will market the products of the state’s minor forest producers. Products such as … Read more

23.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Food subsidy pilot project taking toll on poor: Survey.   A social audit conducted by Right To Food Campaign activists has pointed out serious flaws in the government’s Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme introduced last year for ration distribution across the state.   In October 2017, the government launched the pilot project at Nagri block in Ranchi district and … Read more

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