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

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

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

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

24-25 .12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   New airports to come up in Darbhanga, Purnia: Bihar CM Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that new airports will be developed in Darbhanga and Purnia, two northern districts of the state.   He said the state government has “committed” land to the Centre for this purpose.   Kumar made the announcement … Read more

Archeological sites of bihar

Archeological sites of bihar Barabar Caves The Barabar Caves are perhaps the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India, mostly dating from the Maurya Empire (322–185 BCE), some with Ashokan inscriptions, located in the Makhdumpur region of Jehanabad district, Bihar, India, 24 km (15 mi) north of Gaya.  These caves are situated in the twin hills … Read more

14.12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Railway projects hanging fire in state   The railways’ ambitious move to execute the pending projects on a cost-sharing basis with the states is yet to bear desired results in many states, including Bihar where certain projects are hanging fire because of resource crunch. According to a Railway Board official, Jharkhand and Karnataka have positively responded to the railways’ … Read more

02-12-2017 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   7k of 30k murders in UP-Bihar in 2016   The popular perception that crime graph has gone down after prohibition in Bihar last year notwithstanding, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports that the state saw the second highest number of cases of heinous crime, including murder, after UP in 2016. According to the NCRB data … Read more

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