06.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 5,000 new cancer patients are diagnosed in state every year   Every year, the world gets around 1.2 crore new cancer patients, while 70 lakh die annually due to the disease. In India, around 3 lakh people suffer from cancer every year, while in Bihar, on an average, around 5,000 new patients are diagnosed … Read more

02.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bidupur bridge to be ready by 2021, says minister   Patna will soon have its own avatar of Bandra-Worli Sea Link with the government setting the deadline of 2021 for readying the Kachchi Dargah- Bidupur bridge over the Ganga. Touted as the longest river bridge in India, the six-lane stretch connecting Patna and Vaishali will be … Read more

01.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR BSEB seeks opinions on scholarship rules   Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Tuesday sought public opinion on the proposed regulation of the special scholarship — ‘Desh Ratan Dr Rajendra Prasad Medha Chatravriti’.   The special scholarship will be given to the top 10 rank holders in matriculation (Class X) examination and 5 rank holders … Read more

31.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 3 hydroelectric projects closed, eight transferred to Jharkhand   The state cabinet approved the closure of three hydroelectric power projects due to technical and financial unviability. It also cancelled the two proposed hydroelectric projects due to unavailability of land and decided to hand over its eight hydroelectric units in Jharkhand to the Jharkhand government. All these … Read more

28-29.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Government to provide science-based information to farmers in state   To strengthen linkage between scientists and farming community and provide science-based information at famers’ doorsteps, the Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) initiated ‘Kisan Chaupal’, which is now likely to be adopted across the country for disseminating scientific information to farmers. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) … Read more

25.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 53 crore children to get deworming tablets on February 19   Over 5.53 crore children in the age group of 1-19 years will be administered Albendazole – a chewable tablet – in all government, government-aided and private schools to mark National Deworming Day (NDD) on February 19.   The state health department has drawn up a … Read more

24.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar wins Kalam award for grievance redressal The state has won Kalam Innovation in Governance Award (KIGA) for exemplary implementation and monitoring of the Bihar Right to Public Grievance Redressal Act (BRPGRA).   The Act, first of its kind in the country, was introduced in 2015 to give legal right to citizens for time-bound hearing and redressal of their grievances. … Read more

21 & 22.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Biharsharif makes it to Smart City list   Union housing and urban affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced the name of nine more cities chosen in the latest round of the Centre’s flagship Smart Cities Mission.   The number of cities picked under the project now stands at 99. Under the scheme, each … Read more

19.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Dial ‘102’ gets 104 ambulances   State health minister Mangal Pandey flagged off 104 new ambulances of the ‘Dial 102’ service from the State Health Society, Bihar(SHSB). The health department has outsourced the call centre and operations of the 102 ambulances.   The consortium has been asked to start the functioning of 100 medium basic … Read more

10.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Government to appoint retired doctors on contract basis   The Bihar government has decided to appoint retired doctors on contract basis to fill the vacant posts in government hospitals in the wake of a recent Patna high court order.   According to sources, retired doctors can serve on contractual basis up to the age … Read more

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