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 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 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) 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 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 Read More …

03-04.06.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Gram swaraj campaign to push centre’s schemes   Chief Minister Raghubar Das has pitched for speedy and effective implementation of Government schemes and underlined the role of the Government in doing welfare work for villages, poor, farmers, women, youth Read More …

01.06.18 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 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.” 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 Read More …

27-28.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Netherlands joins Solar Alliance The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   The joint statement issued hailed the Netherlands as India’s “Gateway to Europe”.   India also welcomed the Netherlands as 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.   Read More …

23.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     26th BASIC Ministerial meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban   The 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa for co-operation to protect the climate for present and future generations.   The BASIC Read More …

22.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of $8,230 billion   India is the sixth wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of $8,230 billion, while the U.S. is the richest nation globally, says a report. Read More …

Union Public Service Commission

Union Public Service Commissions Public Service Commissions for the Union as per Article-315 Subject to the provisions of this article, there shall be a Public Service Commission for the Union Any such law as aforesaid may contain such incidental and Read More …

Disaster Management :Causes, Meaning and Classification of Disaster; Disaster Mitigation;Immediate and Long-term measures

Disaster Management History shows that India is exposed to national disasters. Cyclones, floods, earthquakes, droughts and floods are major threats. About 60 percent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities, over 40 million hectares is prone to 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, 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 Read More …

12.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand among worst; govt releases toll-free helpline   Taking into account the alarming figures of child marriage cases registered in Jharkhand, the Department of Health and Family Welfare on May 10 released the district- wise report of child marriage 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 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 Read More …

08.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 30 new coal projects to boost CIL output The Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) has identified 30 new coal mining projects that can add to the annual production capacity of Coal India Limited (CIL) by 100 million tonnes.   Read More …

06-07.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Legal services cadet corps starts in schools on june 28   Over five years after the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) mooted a scheme to establish Legal Services Cadet Corps (LCC) in the schools on the lines of NSS Read More …

05.05.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Ola in partnership with tata trusts launches ‘my ride my cause’   Ola, leading ride-sharing company has launched  ‘My Ride My Cause’ on its platform to crowdsource funds and support social causes by leveraging its vast network of millions 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, 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 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 Read More …

27.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Adani’s ‘coal-to-liquid’ project hinges on new coal policy   Adani Group’s proposal to set up coal to poly-generation plant in Jharkhand with investment potential to the tune of Rs 50,000 cr would now largely depend on the new policy 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 Read More …

24.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand govt hands over 236.92 acre land to Center for building AIIMS in Deoghar   Jharkhand government has handed over land to the Union ministry of health and family welfare for building a regional center of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Read More …

21.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 5,300 poor families to get free power connection by may 5   As many as 5,300 families belonging to the economically backward classes are all set to get free electricity connection by May 5 this year. Besides, installing electric Read More …

The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act

Note: READ is our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam   The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act In March 2018, the Supreme Court 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 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 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 Read More …

17.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand filmmaker duo grabs national award   Filmmaker duo Meghnath and Biju Toppo have hit gold again with ‘Naachi se Baanchi’ (Dance to stay alive) grabbing the Rajat Kamal award for the Best Biographical Film at the 65th National Awards announced on Friday. The duo Read More …

14.04.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM launches abhiyan for dalit development in chatra   Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday kicked off the “Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan”, an initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the total village development, in Chatra, the district dominated by 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 Read More …

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered 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 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 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 Read More …

29.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Ranchi celebrates World Theatre Day   In an attempt to revitalise the theatre culture of the city and commemorate World Theatre Day, a three-day long event commenced in Audrey House.   Artists from famous theatre groups across the country have been roped 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 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 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.   Read More …

22.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     February 21 – International Mother Language Day   The International Mother Language Day (IMLD) was observed across the world on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity. This year it is the 17th Read More …

21.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Niti aayog praises j’khand for education   The NITI Ayog has appreciated excellent practices adopted in the field of education by Jharkhand Government. During a workshop on the Best Practice and Innovation done by different states in the Read More …

20.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Birds headcount declines by 25,000 in a year in state   The State known for its natural habitats for birds and animals is quickly slipping into unfriendly land since the recent census conducted for avian has recorded considerable Read More …

17.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   CM lauds alcohol-free village   Chief Minister Raghubar Das while lauding the efforts taken by villagers of Banlotwa near Ranchi underlined the value of community participation for social cause. The village has been declared alcohol-free, especially after local Read More …

16.03.18 JPSC (Jharkhand) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND State minority panel reviews ongoing schemes   State Minority Commission Chairman Md. Kamaal Khan along with the members of the panel reviewed the status of all ongoing schemes for minority groups.   The schemes included Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Read More …