Bihar [BPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

Noted Hindi litterateur Madhukar Singh passed away

Madhukar Singh (87), a distinguished Hindi litterateur passed away at his residence in village Dharahara of Bhojpur district, Bihar. Madhukar Singh In 1970s he led “Samantar Kahani Andolan” in story writing along with Kamleshwar, a noted writer and others. He wrote comprehensively about rural downtrodden workers and farmers. He penned about 35 books including 17 collections Read More…

Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn-in as Bihar Chief Minister

Jitan Ram Manjhi is the new Chief Minister of Bihar. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor D.Y. Patil at a ceremony at the Raj Bhavan in Patna. The 15 members of the previous Nitish Kumar government have retained their place in the new Jitan Ram Manjhi Ministry, while two independent MLA Read More…

Bharatiya Mahila Bank sets up branch in Bihar

The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) set up its first branch in Patna, Bihar. The bank would cater to financial inclusion of women of all segments from Self-Help Groups to lower middle class women to High Networth Individuals with a basket of products to ensure inclusive and sustainable growth. About BMB’s first branch in Patna Tied-up Read More…

Annual Health Survey: Some states showed improvement

As per the second update of the Annual Health Survey (AHS), all major health indicators in the country’s worst-performing States are showing a gradual improvement over the years but inter-State variations persist. About 2nd update of Annual Health Survey (AHS) Objective: To monitor the performance and outcome of various health interventions of the Government including Read More…

Punjab Cabinet approved the Backward Class quota for Jat community

The Punjab Cabinet approved the Backward Class (BC) status for the Jat and Jat Sikhs of the State.  Now, Jats and Jat Sikhs are the 69th and 70th community to be included in the category. As per the Punjab Cabinet decision Quota benefit will also be extended to economically weaker persons from the general category. Read More…