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

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

26.12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Merger of CM’S rural electrification plan with Centre’s Saubhagya gets go-ahead   The state-run ‘Mukhya Mantri vidyut sambandh nishchaya yojna’, aimed at reaching power in rural areas, will be merged with the Centre’s universal household electrification project – Saubhagya.   However, the state government would continue to provide funds for installation of metres … Read more

23.12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   All households to be electrified by May ’18   The state energy department has advanced the deadline for providing electricity connection to all households in Bihar under Har Ghar Bijli scheme to May 15, 2018 against earlier plan of December 2018. Chief minister Nitish Kumar is to announce it on Wednesday when he would declare all revenue … Read more

09-12-2017 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   95,000 tuberculosis cases reported in Bihar last year   Additional executive director of State Health Society Sanjay Kumar Singh on expressed concern over lack of tuberculosis test facility at integrated counselling and test centres (ICTCs) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) centres where HIV patients co-infected with multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB visit.   In 2016, nearly 65,000 TB cases … Read more

22.11.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   U’khand to be first state to have convocation attire   Uttarakhand would be the first State in the country to have traditional attire for convocation ceremonies of its universities.   If everything goes as per the plan, then from January 1, 2018, common attire for the convocation would be implemented.   It is … Read more

22.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   ‘22% boys, 29% girls in Bihar have sex before 15 years of age’   Almost 22% boys and 29% girls had sexual encounters before attaining the age of 15 years whereas 30% boys, 5% unmarried and 27% married girls had multiple partners, a survey conducted on ‘understanding the lives of adolescents and young … Read more

19-20.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Health minister flags off 65 ambulances State health minister Mangal Pandey flagged off 65 ambulances of the 102 service from the premises of State Health Society, Bihar in Patna. The health department has outsourced the toll-free 102 call centre as well as the operation and management of the fleet of ambulances and mortuary vans to a … Read more

04.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar Government to apply reservation formula in engaging outsourced employees   The Bihar government decided to follow its reservation policy while engaging professionals and other employees through outsourcing agencies. The new policy will make private outsourcing agencies recruit manpower based on the reservation policy of the state government if they want to work with the … Read more

03.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   State seeks Rs 1,100 crore from Centre for power connections   The state energy department is to submit within a week a detailed project report to the Centre to seek Rs1100 crore for providing household electricity connections under Saubhagya scheme that envisages payment of power installation charges to every household in 60:40 ratio by the … Read more

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