30-31.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra clears proposal for MTDC to sponsor non-govt events The state cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to allow the Maharashtra Transport Development Corporation (MTDC) to sponsor non-government events which may help boost tourism.   The MTDC had been planning events to boost tourism, hiring agencies to execute these events, but not those organised by a … Read more30-31.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

30-31.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government scraps minimum education criteria for civic poll candidates   Rajasthan will once again have direct elections for mayors and chairpersons in urban municipal bodies. The previous government had discontinued the practice introduced by the Ashok Gehlot government of 2008-2013.   The education criteria was introduced by the previous Vasundhra Raje-led government, which stipulated that for contesting … Read more30-31.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

29.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA World’s busiest single-runway airport after Mumbai sold for USD 3.7 bn   French infrastructure giant Vinci has agreed to acquire control of London’s Gatwick Airport, the world’s second-busiest single runway airport after Mumbai, for $3.7 billion. Vinci, which manages 45 airports in 12 countries including Chile and Cambodia, will own a 50.01% stake in … Read more29.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

28.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Four day 12th Annual ISDSI Conference commenced in SPJIMR, Mumbai   The four day long 12th Annual Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI)conference commenced in SPJIMR, Mumbai. The theme of this international conference is “Data-Driven Decision Making in the Digital Age”. The main objective of this conference is to provide a platform for academicians, researchers and … Read more28.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

27.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra govt approved Rs 4,089 crore for Tembhu irrigation scheme   The scheme is about constructing barrages on the river Krishna near Tembhu villageand lifting 22 billion cubic feet water to irrigate 80,000 hectare areas in seven talukas – Karad, Kadegaon, Tasgaon, Khanapur, Atpadi, Kavathe-Mahankal and Sangola – spread across Satara, Sangli and Solapur districts. The project was conceptualised … Read more27.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

27.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Culture : Dilwara & Ranakpur Jain Temples   Dilwara Temples   The Dilwara Temples are located about 2.5 kilometers from Mount Abu. There are 5 Dilwara Templesin Rajasthan namely, the Vimal Vasahi, Pithalhar, Mahaveer Swami, Luna Vasahi and Khartar Vasahi. They are dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. They were constructed in 11th and 13th centuries AD. All … Read more27.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA China to contribute actively in Maharashtra development projects with tourism enhancing cultural ties   Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis meets Wang Yi, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China, last evening, in Mumbai. Both leaders discussed investment opportunities in Maharashtra towards infrastructure, tourism development & enhancing cultural ties. The State Councilor … Read more26.12.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

26.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        Khajuraho of Rajasthan’ set to regain its lost glory ð  The 11th century Kiradu temples in Barmer known as ‘Khajuraho of Rajasthan’ having large number of temples in a compound marked with explicit rock carvings, depiction of Mahabharta, combat operations, dancing women and music instruments is set for a restoration. The first phase of the restoration work of … Read more26.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs