30-31.12.18 Daily APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH L&T construction arm bagged orders worth Rs.2,357 crore   Larsen & Toubro (L&T)said that its construction arm hasbagged orders worth Rs.2,357 crore from APCRDA and MPJNM. L&T’s water and effluent treatment and transportation infrastructure business had secured an order worth1,281 crorefrom Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA). The order is for activities including investigation, design … Read more

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 more

29.12.18 Daily APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Chagari Praveen Kumar appointed as Chief Justice of new Andhra HC   He will become acting Chief Justice of AP High Court, with effect from Jan 1, 2019. Earlier, the Union Law Ministry issued an order signed by President Ram NathKovind, which said Andhra Pradesh will have its own High Court at its … Read more

29.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN International Camel festival to be held at Bikaner from 12 Jan 2019   The 26th International Camel Festival will be held in Bikaner, Rajasthan on January 12 and 13, 2019. On the second day of the festival, heritage walk will be organized from the Rampuriya Haveli to Bikaji’sTekri, in which the tourists will be … Read more

28.12.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Plan for green zone at Mt Abu with Centre   The state government has sent a fresh proposal to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to declare an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.   The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Aravalli Hill range in the … Read more

28.12.18 Daily APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation for Kadapa steel plant   Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for theRayalaseema Steel Corporation Limited’s 3 MT integrated steel plant in Kadapa district. The plant has been planned to be completed in 24 months. The first phase of the Rs.18,000 crore project is expected to create 5,000 direct jobs … Read more

27.12.18 Daily APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Women participation vital for economic development of State   State Government said efforts were on to increase women’s participation in the economic development of the State through a specific “2019-24 action plan.   Andhra Pradesh was looking at 12% growth.   “To sustain this growth, we need to ensure active participation of women … Read more

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 more

26.12.18 Daily APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Vizag port adjudged 2nd cleanest in India   The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has been adjudged the second cleanest on the basis of sanitation parameters among the major ports in the country, for the third consecutive year. The selection was made on the basis of an independent assessment made by the Union Ministry … Read more

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 more