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

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

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

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

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

09.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Nitish conferred with 1st Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Award   Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been selected for the 1st Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Award for Probity in Public Life.   He was conferred the award at an official function of Jammu & Kashmir government held at Jammu.   The award was constituted recently by the … Read more

04.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   E-way bill: Bihar demands necessary troubleshooting mechanism The Bihar government has flagged implementation concerns surrounding the e-way bill, asking for a 24-hour troubleshooting mechanism and setting up a helpdesk before rolling out the system. With effect from February 1, transporters will have to carry an electronic-way bill or e-way bill while moving goods among … Read more

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