30.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Bio-toilet to separate solid & liquid waste at source A bio-toilet with a mechanism to separate solid and liquid waste at source has been developed jointly by the faculty of the department of mechanical engineering at Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) and Maharashtra Institute of Pharmacy.   The bio-toilet has been attached with a digester that converts accumulated … Read more30.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

30.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Chambal’s receding water level threatening aquatic life   The river currently has several endangered species, including 1,600 gharials, 600 crocodiles and 70 dolphins. Forest officials said water levels have fallen up to two feet in some areas, threatening habitat of the highly endangered gharial (Gavialis gangeticus). The crisis has forced the National Chambal Sanctuary officials in Uttar … Read more30.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

29.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra cabinet nod for Katol playground de-reservation   The state cabined okayed de-reservation of a playground at Katol despite objections raised by officials of the concerned department. The officials had even recommended strict action against those who had constructed a housing project on the acre of land which was reserved for a playground as per the … Read more29.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

29.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Sikar secures first position in district health ranking   Sikar secured first place in the district health ranking, which will be done every month for motivating the districts to improve healthcare services in their respective districts based on their rankings. Jaipur I and Jaipur II’s dismal performance has earned them 29th and 19th rankings in … Read more29.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

28.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN No books for Urdu medium schools in Rajasthan   Since the year 2005-06 supply of books to the Urdu medium schools have been stopped due to various reasons and teachers in those schools are forced to teach the students translating from the Hindi medium books.   There are eight Urdu medium schools left in Rajasthan after state has … Read more28.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

28.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra cabinet approves proposal to dilute standing committees’ powers   In a decision that aims to dilute powers of the standing committees and vest more powers to the municipal commissioners of corporations in the state,The Maharashtra cabinet has approved a proposal to do away with the Rs 25-lakh limit for proposals that the commissioner can approve … Read more28.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

27.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra waits for Centre’s word to bar glyphosate   After questions were raised in a meeting chaired by union agriculture secretary over the rationale in issuing licences for sale of glyphosate-based herbicides in non-tea growing states, Maharashtra government is waiting for directives from Centre on barring its sale. The chemical is linked with sale … Read more27.06.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

27.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN NTCA approves relocation of two tigresses to Mukundra   With the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) giving its in-principle approval, all hurdles have been cleared for the relocating of two tigresses to the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR).   The lone tiger at (MHTR) is now expected to have tigress from the Ranthambore Tiger … Read more27.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Now, insurance for vegetable, fruit farmers   FARMERS growing vegetables and fruits in Rajasthan are to get insurance for their crops from now. Agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini on Monday said that Prime Minister’s Modified Weather Based Crop Insurance has been implemented in the state and tenders will be issued this week.   Farmers … Read more26.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs