03.02.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR 3,400 grooms abducted for ‘pakadua vivah’ in 2017   “Pakadua vivah is rampant in Bihar. About 3,405 youths have been kidnapped for forced marriage in the state. In most of the cases, marriages were solemnised at gunpoint or threats to their life and families.   According to the data, about 3,070 youths were kidnapped for ‘pakadua … 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

30.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Centre to release special funds for six Maoist-hit districts in state   The Centre is to allocate special yearly funds to 35 different districts across seven states in India, including six districts in Bihar that are worst affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE). The funds are meant for development of public infrastructure and services and to … 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

27.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Nitish bats for EBC quota in central jobs, varsities   Chief minister Nitish Kumar on pitched for separate reservation for the EBCs (extremely backward classes) in the central government’s appointments as well as admissions in central education institutions on the line of Bihar government’s Karpoori formula.   The Centre currently provides 27% reservation to OBCs (other backward classes), which include … Read more

26.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar govt sanctions Rs 100 crore a year for minorities   The Bihar government allocated Rs 100 crore per annum for a scheme aimed at employment generation among people from minority communities belonging to families with a modest income.   Govt gave its nod for an amendment in the guidelines for “Mukhayamantri Alpasankhyak Rozgar Rin Yojana” … 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

20.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR INS Vikramaditya Formally Affiliated to Bihar Regiment   Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy’s largest ship, and its sole aircraft carrier were formally affiliated to the Indian Army‘s highly-decorated and battle-hardened Bihar Regiment and the Indian Air Force’s No 6 Squadron. It is tasked with maritime strike operations with its Jaguar fighter aircraft. A glittering … 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

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

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