31.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        State plans startup exposure programme for students The state information technology and communications department plans to implement a ‘student startup exposure programme’ to help promote startups by college students.   The programme is aimed at increasing the chances of success of startups and will focus on exposure based skill-building to help entrepreneurs become … Read more

30.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International spice conference in Jaipur from Feb 4-7   The third edition of international spice conference will be held at Jaipur from February 4 to 7.   Over 750 delegates from various countries, including representatives of international spice associations, policy makers, and farmers, are expected to participate in the four-day meet.   The central … Read more

28-29.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan inching closer to produce anti-cancer drug from olives   Agriculture department’s attempt to make use of olive for producing anti-cancer drugs has aroused hopes for cancer patients leading a painful life. After a report issued by Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bangal pointed out that olive fruit contains triterpenic acids (0.6% in a white crystalline solid), the agriculture … Read more

27.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Two from Rajasthan get Padma Shri   Narayan Das Maharajand Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Rajasthan have been awarded Padma Shri on January 26. Maharaj from Jaipur and Singh from Sirohi have been nominated for the award for excellence in social work and history, respectively.   Seventy-five-year old Maharao Raghuveer Singh from Sirohi was awarded Padma Shri for … Read more

26.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN NFHS­4 : Rajasthan still prefers sons over daughters.   The National Family Health Survey (NHFS) – 4 has revealed that 19% men and women in Rajasthan want more sons than daughters. Conversely, only 1 per cent want more daughters than sons.   On a nationwide scale, 18.8% women and 19% men said they wanted … Read more

25.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Ranthambhore hosts a record 67 tigers in reserve   Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, RTR is all set to become the nursery for tigers in Rajasthan. The RTR as on date hosts the highest number of tigers in the history of the park. According to officials at the park, the total number of tigers in the park today is 67. … Read more

24.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN AYUSH Minister Lays Foundation Stone for Homeopathy Research Institute in Jaipur   The Minister of State (IC), for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik laid the foundation stone for Central Research Institute (CRI) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. This will be the third CRI under the aegis of Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH). In his address … Read more

23.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan to export 4,000 MW clean energy to other states by early 2019   Rajasthan will start exporting 4,000 MW renewable energy (solar and wind) to other states within one year once an integrated power evacuation system is completed, a senior official said.   Presently, a transmission line for 765-KV Bhadla-bikaner grid sub-station (GSS) … Read more

21 & 22.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Mandawar becomes second liquor-free village in Rajasthan   Mandawar in Bhim tehsil of Rajsamand district has become the second alcohol-free village of the state after Kachhbali.   The referendum on Saturday saw 59.86 % of voters demanding removal of liquor shops from the area. Of the total registered 2,711 voters, 1,779 participated in the poll. Of these, 1,623 … Read more

20.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government showcases tourism in Madrid   The number of Spanish tourists to Rajasthanduring 2017 increased by 20% over the previous year, according to Rajasthan tourism   Hence, in a bid to further give a boost to inbound tourists, Rajasthan tourism is participating at the new edition of FITUR 2018, which is taking place at IFEMA (Madrid) … Read more

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