Rajasthan Current Affairs - 2019

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IAF’s Tarun Chaudhri became 1st pilot to do Wingsuit Skydive Jump

Wing commander Tarun Chaudhri became 1st pilot of Indian Armed Forces (IAF) to do a Wing Suit Skydive Jump. The jump was accomplished from an altitude of 8500 feet (2590.8 meters) from a Mi-17 helicopter. This is 1st IAF Wing Suit Skydive Jump by a pilot who has flown and captained same type of helicopter. Read More…

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India to host Army Scouts Masters Contest for First Time

India for the first time will host the ‘Army scouts masters competition’. The event is scheduled to be held between end of July to mid-August 2019, in Jaisalmer City, Rajasthan. Key Highlights About: The Army Scouts Masters Competition is a part of International Army Games steered by Russia. This is the 5th edition of International Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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Factual Report on Great Indian Bustard by Rajasthan Forest Department

In a factual report submitted by the state forest department following the directive of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), it has been stated that there are about Great Indian Bustards (GIBs) in the Jaisalmer area of the Desert National Park in Thar. This claim by the Rajasthan Forest Department is contrary to that by the Wildlife Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityUPSC

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Saraswati Samman 2018

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018. He has been awarded for his work Pakkaki Ottigilite which is a collection of poetry. K Siva Reddy was born in 1943 in a farmer’s family in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur. He is considered as the most renowned modern poets in Telugu. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & HonoursUPSC

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Ujjwala Beneficiaries in Four States still use Earthen Stoves

A study from the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e) study on the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (PMUY) makes the following observations: Most rural households with LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections still use chulhas with firewood or dung cakes which are the detriment of rural health. 85% of Ujjwala beneficiaries in rural Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsUPSC

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New Year in India

Various Parts of India welcomed the New Year on 6th April. Ugadi, Gudi Padava etc were observed in different parts of the Country. New Year in different Parts of the Country Ugadi/Yugadi Ugadi in Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh falls in the Chaitra month and is celebrated by distributing jaggery and neem flowers which is symbolic to sharing Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & CultureUPSC

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Rajasthan Day 2019

Rajasthan Day is celebrated every year on March 30 to commemorate the day on which the state of Rajasthan came into existence. Rajasthan Day commemorates the valour, strong willpower and sacrifice of the people of Rajasthan. Rajasthan earlier known as Rajputana came into existence on March 30, 1949. Rajasthan which is the largest state of Read More…

Month:  Categories: StatesUPSC

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