31.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Second instalment of basic grants to speed up rural water scheme in state   The state government’s bid to provide clean drinking water to every panchayat by March 2020 got a further boost when the union ministry of finance released the second instalment of basic grant to the state government for rural local bodies … Read more

30.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  Chhath festival celebrations begin with religious fervour   In Bihar, the four days long auspicious Chhath festival worship of the Sun God began with the ritual of Nahay Khaya Devotees especially women across the state are taking a holy dip in Ganga and other rivers, ponds and water bodies.   After that, they will … Read more

29.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Chhath sites in state with ‘links’ to Lord Krishna   Some Sun temples and ponds, which are considered as major destinations of Chhath or Surya Shashthi puja in the state these days, are stated to have an ancient origin.   Ancient texts, mythologies and folklore suggest that these structures and sites date back to … Read more

27-28.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Golden Jubilee celebrations of Vishwa Shanti Stupa in Rajgir President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the golden jubilee celebrations of the Vishwa Shanti Stupa here, a peace pagoda situated on the Ratnagiri hills. A Japanese Buddist built the pagoda rattled by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He also … Read more

26.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR ● Bihar CM lays foundation stones for projects worth Rs 1,359 crore under Jal-Jivan-Hariyali Abhiyan Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar laid foundation stones for altogether 32,781 projects worth Rs 1,359.27 crore under the Jal-Jivan-Hariyali Abhiyan (JJHA) by symbolically pressing the button of a remote control at a colourful event of rural development department. With … Read more

25.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar cabinet approves seven agriculture department schemes worth Rs 1,288 crore   The state cabinet cleared seven proposals of the agriculture department involving an expenditure of Rs 1,288 crore to enhance farmers’ income.   The seven proposed schemes of the agriculture department included payment of agriculture input subsidy to farmers for the rabi cropping … Read more

24.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar second in dowry deaths and murders: NCRB report Bihar has earned the dubious distinction of recording the second highest number of dowry deaths and murders in the country after Uttar Pradesh, according to the national crime data for 2017 released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The figures under both heads — falling under violent … Read more

23.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar up on dengue list, Patna worst   Bihar jumped six places to be third in the country in terms of dengue cases being reported in the week ending October 20, belying the state government’s claim to have put in place several measures to contain the dreaded disease, transmitted through Aedes mosquito.   The … Read more

22.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Study flags alarming change in surface temp in Bihar   When erratic rain created havoc in Bihar early this year, with one region reeling under drought and another under floods, environmental experts blamed it on climate change and rising global temperature.   The study underlines the changes in surface temperature at various places during … Read more

20-21.10.19 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR ·       Waterman ‘adopts’ Falgu river in Gaya ð Raman Magsaysay Award winner, also known as Waterman of India, Rajendra Singh, adopted Falgu River and a century-old pond at Rasalpur and urged people to go for massive plantation to prevent soil erosion during his concluding two-day visit. ð He told the mukhiyas and farmers that … Read more