30.11.18 MAHARASHTRA (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA   Maharashtra House okays 16% quotas for Marathas   In the third attempt in the past five years to grant reservation to Marathas in government jobs and education, the Maharashtra legislative assembly and council on Thursday unanimously passed a bill granting 16 per cent quota to the community. This takes the total percentage of quotas in … Read more30.11.18 MAHARASHTRA (MPSC) Current Affairs

30.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Election commission allows grants for cow shelters   The state government has been allowed by the election commission for grants up to Rs one lakh for cow shelters in Rajasthan. A similar grant was being given to cow shelters between 2016 – 2018 but was limited to the shelters that had cows between 150-200 in number. However … Read more30.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

29.11.18 MAHARASHTRA (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra submits its schoolbag study ð  The state education department has sent details of schoolbag weight from 50 schools following instructions to the effect from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).   ð  Recently, the MHRD sent out a circular asking states to form policies to keep a check on schoolbag weight. INTERNATIONAL   ·        … Read more29.11.18 MAHARASHTRA (MPSC) Current Affairs

29.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN GSI to use NASA-developed tech to locate minerals in Rajasthan   The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is going to use ultra-modern remote-sensing technology developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first time in India to map surface mineralogy.   An MoU was signed with Geoscience Australia as a part … Read more29.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

28.11.18 MAHARASHTRA (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA ·        Maharashtra best in promoting cadaver organ donations   ð  Awareness drives conducted to popularize the concept of deceased organ donations won the state a national award on the occasion of the 9th National Organ Donation Day.   ð  The award ceremony was organized by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), created by the union … Read more28.11.18 MAHARASHTRA (MPSC) Current Affairs

27.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan Art : Mālwa painting   Mālwa painting ,17th-century school of Rājasthanī miniature paintingcentred largely in Mālwa and Bundelkhand (in modern Madhya Pradesh state); it is sometimes referred to as Central Indian painting on the basis of its geographical distribution. The school was conservative, and little development is seen from the earliest examples, such as the Rasikapriyā (a poem analyzing … Read more27.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

27.11.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Metro plans parking for 800 vehicles near railway station   With an aim of solving parking problems at the railway station, the MahaMetro has planned to make an arrangement of parking 800 vehicles, 400 each of two and four wheelers, on two lands that is now under the possession of the Maharashtra Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) … Read more27.11.18 Maharashtra (MPSC) Current Affairs