30-31.03.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh History : Pallavas   The Pallava Empire was an ancient South Indian kingdom. The Pallavas, feudatories of Andhra Satavahanas, became independent after the decline of that dynasty in Amaravati.   Initially they ruled southern Andhra Pradesh, also known as Palnadu, situated in the Guntur district. Later they extended their rule to … Read more

29.03.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh History : Vishnukundinas   The Vishnukundinas were a dynasty that ruled over the Deccan and South India. It played an important role in the history of the Deccan during the 5th and 6th centuries. According to Edward B. Eastwick, the Maharaja of Vizianagaram descends from the Maharajas of Udaipur and is … Read more

30-31.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan Day was celebrated on 30th March   Rajasthan Day is celebrated every year on March 30to commemorate the day on which the state of Rajasthan came into existence. Rajasthan, earlier known as Rajputana, came into existence on March 30, 1949. Rajasthan Day commemorates the valour, strong will power and sacrifice of the people of Rajasthan. Before Independence, Rajasthan was comprised … Read more

29.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan defers closure of Gang Canal for repair   The Rajasthan Government has deferred the closure of the Gang Canal for carrying out repair works due to the lack of funds.   The move also ensures the supply of tonnes of fresh vegetables that were transported from Sriganganagar to Abohar and Fazilka.   Notably, … Read more

28.03.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh History : Patrons of Buddhism   Most of the inscriptions of the Andhra Ikshvaku period record either the construction of the Buddhist Viharas or the gifts made to them. All the donors and builders of the Viharas were the female members of the Ikshvaku royal family. Although Santamula I is reported … Read more

28.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Some key customs of Rajasthan   Nangal – The ceremony of inauguration of the newly built house is called Nangal.   Janeu practice– There is practice of putting Janeu on children in Brahman caste. It is is also called Yaghopavit.   Sati Practice – The practice of Sati was prevalent in bygone  era in … Read more

27.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN New crop loans to farmers after Aadhaar-based certification   In a policy decision, the cooperative department of Rajasthan has decided to provide new crop loans to farmers only after the Aadhaar based certification through digital marketing register (DMR).   The online process, in which the loan payment will be made to the farmers through … Read more

27.03.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH The Ikshvakus of Nagarjunakonda   After the disintegration of the Satavahana Empire in the Deccan the Ikshvakus have succeeded in the Krishna valley choosing Vijayapuri as their capital. There were only four kings in the Ikshvaku line beginning with Chantamula, a valiant ruler who performed Agnihotra, Agnistoma, Aswamedha sacrifice, gifted lakhs of cows, … Read more

26.03.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Transport dept to change ticket checking system to curb losses   In order to curb revenue leakage and generate profits, the state transport department will change the ongoing ticket checking system, use e-governance, employee behaviour and renovation of bus stands.   In order to curb revenue leakage change will be made in the ongoing … Read more

26.03.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Visakhapatnam: Waltair division posts 11.28 per cent growth ahead of bifurcation   Waltair Division under East Coast Railway has achieved 11.28 per cent growth, with the total revenue at Rs 7,957.39 crore in financial year 2018-19, as compared to Rs 7,150.68 crore during the previous fiscal.   Revenue generated from the division goes … Read more