14-15 .01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Sankranti gift: Andhra Pradesh to provide 15 lakh new farm pumpsets   In yet another farmer-friendly initiative, the state government has decided to replace 15 lakh obsolete and low-quality agriculture pumpsets with energy-efficient ones spending a whopping Rs 6,000 crore in a phased manner. Describing the decision as a Sankranti gift to … Read more

10.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh not so ‘transparent’ about RTI applications, has high pendency rate   A survey conducted by Transparency International India in collaboration with the Union ministry of human resources and state governments, found that 6,99,258 RTI applications had been registered in the state, one of the highest in the country. However, the state fares … Read more

04.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Introduces Desktop ATMs in Rural India   The Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) operationalized its first desktop ATM in Telangana. The mini-ATM within the branch premises will facilitate customers to withdraw small amounts. At the same time, regular bank account holders can withdraw money and do other … Read more

22.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Krishna emerges top in brackish water aquaculture   Registering above 1.25 lakh metric tonnes of brackish water shrimp production in 2017 (January-November), Krishna district became the largest shrimp producing district in the country.   In the financial year 2016-17, the turnover of the shrimp exceeded ₹3,300 crore by producing 1.02 lakh metric … Read more

Sports Personalities of Rajasthan

Sports Personalities of Rajasthan Khel Ratna award winner Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Arjuna award winners Basketball Khushi Ram, in 1967 Surendra Kumar Kataria, in 1973 Hanuman Singh, in 1975 Radhey Shyam, in 1981 Ajmer Singh, in 1982 Athletics Sriram Singh, in 1973 Gopal Saini, in 1981 Raj Kumar (athlete), in 1984 Deena Ram, in 1990 Volleyball R … Read more

01-12-2017 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Centre tells Telangana, Andhra Pradesh to abide by KRMB orders or face music   Taking strong exception to violation of orders issued by the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) by both AP and Telangana, the Union water resources ministry has written a letter to the two states directing them to follow the diktats issued by it religiously. … Read more

05.06.11.17 Andha Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh to convert 29,000 fair price shops into village malls   The Andhra Pradesh government has announced plans to convert 29,000 fair price shops across the state into mini-malls, offering subsidised grains along with over500 grocery items and fast-moving consumer goods. The initiative is aimed at improving the rural population’s lifestyleby providing them with access … Read more