28.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Over Rs 2,700 cr grant for flood-affected Bihar, Gujarat The Centre today approved assistance of Rs 1,711 crore and Rs 1,055 for flood-affected Bihar and Gujarat respectively, according to an official statement. A decision in this regard was taken during a meeting of a High Level Committee (HLC) to decide on the grant. The panel is … Read more

27.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar GSDP growth rate goes up to 10.3% in ’16-17   After nearly 3% fall in 2015-16, Bihar’s economy recovered the ground the following year and recorded 10.3% growth rate in 2016-17 to be back among the fastest growing states in the country.   According to the Economic Survey Report (ESR) for 2017-18 that … Read more

25-26.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Gaya, Japan Buddhist unit may have ‘sister state’ ties   Japan’s Nara prefecture and Bihar’s Bodh Gaya may soon ink a ‘sister state twinning agreement’.   Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, currently on a four-day visit to the island nation in the Pacific Ocean.   Nara has more Unesco World Heritage listings than any other 46 prefectures in Japan. … Read more

24.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR New khadi board building in 18 months   The turnover of Bihar State Khadi Gramodyog Board (BSKGB) is expected to rise once the upcoming seven-storey building near Gandhi Maidan is ready by July next year.   In a bid to promote the khadi industry in Bihar, the state government in 2016 had sanctioned Rs24 crore for … Read more

23.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Patna to host AFMI meet in December   The 27th annual meeting of ‘The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin’ (AFMI) will be held in Patna in December to deliberate on newer ways and means to provide educational opportunities to Muslims in India and help them grow in political, social and vocational fields. … Read more

22.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 36% rise in crime against children in state: NCRB data   Crime against children in Bihar has increased 36% in the last five years (2012-2016), as per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data released in November 2017. A total of 3,932 cases of crime against children were reported in 2016, compared to 1,917 in 2015, … Read more

21.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Nitish Kumar proposes ‘sister state’ agreement between Bihar, Japan prefecture   A “sister state” agreement between Bihar and Nara prefecture of Japan was today proposed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is currently on a tour of the far eastern country.   Kumar, who has been in Japan since Monday, mooted the proposal during a … Read more

20.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Over 1.15 lakh arrested for violating liquor law   In less than two years since prohibition was implemented in the state, the Bihar government has created a record of sorts by arresting more than 1.15 lakh people for violating the liquor ban. The Shah Commission, which probed into excesses during Emergency, puts the number of people arrested between 25 … Read more

18.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs8

BIHAR Bihar cabinet clears setting up education finance corporation to disburse education loans   The Bihar Cabinet  gave its nod for setting up of a ‘Bihar State Education Finance Corporation’ in order to disburse loans for Student’s Credit Card (SCC) scheme in view of banks’ reluctance in doing it. The meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar gave green … Read more

17.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR State corporation to give education loan under credit card scheme   Miffed with the indifference of bankers towards the Bihar government’s ambitious students’ credit card (SCC) scheme, the state cabinet on Saturday gave its nod to the formation of a Bihar State Education Finance Corporation (BSEFC) for providing loan to students up to Rs 4 … Read more

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