31.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) 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 31.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) Current Affairs

31.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN eSakhi: Rajasthan’s digital literacy project to empower over 1.5 crore women   For the statewide initiative, the government has drawn out a strategy to provide digital training to 1.5 lakh women under the eSakhi programme. Once trained, the eSakhis will make other women digitally literate and help them benefit from public welfare schemes and … Read more 31.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

30.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) 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 30.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) Current Affairs

30.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN India signs Loan Agreement with the World Bank for USD 21.7 Million for Rajasthan   An Agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 21.7 Million from World Bank for the Strengthening of Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project was signed in New Delhi by Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (FB and ADB), Department of Economic Affairs, … Read more 30.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

27-28.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) 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 the Partner Country for the TechSummit in 2019.     Barbados elects Mia Mottley as … Read more 27-28.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) Current Affairs

27-28.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN No developer wants to build houses for the poor   The Rajasthan Housing Board’s (RHB) idea to achieve target of constructing houses for economic weaker section (EWS) and lower income group (LIG) on public private partnership (PPP) model failed even before taking off. Reason: No developer has shown interest in the scheme. As slump … Read more 27-28.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) 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 26.05.18 Haryana (HPCS) Current Affairs