DMPQ-. World Health Organization plays an important role during the pandemic. Throw light on WHO’s roles and responsibilities amid Covid19 pandemic crisis.

Answer. The World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s health agency, has played a crucial role in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, ever since the first cases were identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. Helping countries to prepare and respond The plan, which is updated as fresh information and data improve WHO’s understanding of … 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

23.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar industry ready for spl status tradeoff with IDF   With the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) taking the steam out of longstanding special category status demand, trade and industry bodies are now pitching for announcement of an industrial development fund (IDF) in the Union budget 2018 to help industrially backward states, … 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

18.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  BIHAR Drones to keep tab on Railways project   The East Central Railway (ECR) has decided to use high-tech drone cameras to keep a close surveillance on the progress of ongoing railway projects worth several crores in the zone during 2017-2018 fiscal.   Drones are being used by the railways for the first time for 11 … Read more

17.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR ·        ASER 2017: Major challenges in way of Bihar’s secondary education ð  The annual status of education report (ASER) – 2017 released on Tuesday has highlighted the growing challenge of living up to the aspirations of Bihar youth in terms of better post-elementary opportunities keeping in view rapid expansion at primary education level. ð  … Read more

14-15 .01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar needs some serious thinking on secondary education: ASER   For the first time, annual status of education report (ASER) – 2017 by Pratham, to be released in New Delhi, has gone beyond the basics to focus on students in the 14-18 age group, i.e. the secondary and higher secondary stage – the Achilles’ … Read more

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