24-25.11.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH ·        Tribal Araku farmers get global recognition ð  Tribal farmers who grow the now globally famous Araku Coffee are truly going places. After its thunderous debut in Paris a few months ago, Araku Coffee has become very well-known and its cultivators are being recognised and celebrated throughout the world.   ð  In yet … Read more

24-25.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·        Rajasthan might be no.1 jeera producer ð  By November last week, cumin acreage in Gujarat stands 36% lower at 1.22 lakh hectares as against 1.91 lakh hectares in the same period last year. ð  On the contrary, Rajasthan has witnessed 24% increase in sowing area at 3.1 lakh hectares as compared to 2.5 … Read more

23.11.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh river-link to be named NTR Sagar   The state government has decided to name the prestigious Godavari-Penna river linking scheme as NTR Sagar. The government will construct two Large barrages – one at Harichandrapuram of Amaravati mandal and the other at Bollapalli near Vinukonda to divert Godavari waters to Penna river. … Read more

23.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government targets to eradicate malaria from Rajasthan by 2022   Rajasthan eyes to achieve zero indigenous case of malaria by 2022.   In the state, more than 3,000 cases of malaria have reported till date this year. However, for the past two years, no death due to malaria has reported from the state. In 2016, last death … Read more

22.11.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Indian Navy completes refit of Maldivian Coast Guard Ship Huravee in Visakhapatnam   Maldivian Coast Guard Ship (MCGS) Huravee successfully completed her refit at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam and the ship was formally handed over to Major Mohamed Jamshad, Commanding Officer MCGS Huravee in a ceremony organized to commemorate the occasion on 15 November 2018. … Read more

22.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government targets to eradicate malaria from Rajasthan by 2022   Rajasthan eyes to achieve zero indigenous case of malaria by 2022. Malaria, once a common fever, is still contributing not only to mortality and morbidity but imposes economic burden on the people. In the state, more than 3,000 cases of malaria have reported till date this year. … Read more

21.11.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Bonds soon to meet power subsidy to agriculture connections   The State government’s subsidy bill towards agricultural connections is on the rise during the last four years with the demand for connections increasing significantly. It has to foot a subsidy bill of about ₹6,030 crore during the current fiscal. As the budgetary allocations … Read more

21.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN     Fairs in News : Pushkar Fair   Pushkar Fair is one of the most famous and oldest fairs in India where the visitors can witness myriads of the color of Indian culture. The fair, famously known as ‘Pushkar Mela,’ is primarily celebrated to glorify the Kartik Purnima Festival, which takes place during … Read more

20.11.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Plan to encourage tribal farmers to opt for commercial crops’   The Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation (APFDC) is chalking out plans to improve revenues form the forests by encouraging the tribal farmers to opt for commercial crops such as eucalyptus, coffee and pepper, according Divi Sivaram, chairman of the corporation.   There has been … Read more

20.11.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 10 years on, Gurjar quota issue remains unsolved Reservation is being granted by the governments in power. Rajasthan, currently, has some 50 per cent reservation that includes 21 per cent for OBCs, 16 per cent for SCs and 12 per cent for STs and 1 per cent for MBC. Despite violent agitations, long drawn … Read more

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