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

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

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

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

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

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

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