31.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Collective storage in major south Indian reservoirs is 38% of their total capacity   The collective storage level in major reservoirs in five south Indian states — Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu — is 38% of their total capacity. A total of 31 reservoirs in these states are under the monitoring of the Central Water Commission (CWC). According … Read more

18.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH                  P. to launch ₹100-crore innovation fund in February   The State government is gearing up to set up a ₹100-crore innovation fund to encourage start-up companies. It is likely to be launched by mid- February.   The government is finalising the guidelines, according to Panchayat Raj and IT Minister Nara Lokesh.   … 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

27.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   International sailing contest begins   Nearly 160 sailors from over 11 countries took part in the international sailing competitions which began at the Krishnapatnam beach.   A festive atmosphere prevailed as sailors came from all over India and other countries including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the US, Canada, Ireland, Singapore and Sweden.   … Read more

10 &11.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   25% of pregnant Andhra Pradesh women are minors   In a stunning revelation, about 25 per cent of pregnant women visiting government hospitals in Andhra Pradesh are minors. More number of such cases are being reported in the developed districts of Visakhapatnam, Krishna, Guntur and East Godavari. This clearly shows that child marriages are … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

ADB,EU, ASEAN, SAARC, AU, NATO, NAM, OPEC, G-8, IAEA, etc.

Regional Organizations   Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)   The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed in 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand to promote political and economic cooperation and regional stability. The member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, … Read more