30.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Agri dept. sets higher kharif targets   The Department of Agriculture has planned sowing in 42.78 lakh hectares, 3.25 lakh hectares more than the season’s normal of 39.53 lakh hectares during kharif-2018. With water being released to both the Krishna and Godavari deltas.   The targets for sowing have been increased when compared … Read more

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 more

29.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Machilipatnam corridor: State drops plan to acquire land   The State government announced that it would withdraw the notification to acquire 12,341 acres private land for the Machilipatnam Industrial Corridor (MIC). This is a major chunk of the 33,177 acres being acquired for the purpose.   The then District Magistrate and Collector issued … Read more

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 more

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 more

28.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Indian Ports Act to cover entire coastline   The government extended the Indian Ports Act (IPA), 1908, to the entire coastline excluding the waters of the Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT), notified reserve forests and the mangrove forest land.   The coastline, the second largest in India, is booming with significant activity including oil … Read more

27.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Enrolment ratio in A.P. schools below national average   The gross enrolment ratio (GER) in schools is far below the national average in Andhra Pradesh.   While the national GER is 99.21% in primary schools, it is 84.48% in A.P.   The GER in upper primary schools is 83.96%, compared to the national … Read more

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 more

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 more

24-25.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan govt liquor surcharge to generate funds for cow protection   The Rajasthan government in Rajasthan has introduced a 20 per cent surcharge on liquor, the proceeds of which will be used for protection of cows in the state.   The state government had in April last year imposed a 10 per cent surcharge on all … Read more

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