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इस श्रेणी में States में प्रकाशित हिन्दी भाषा के करेंट अफेयर्स (समाचार सारांश) एवं समसामयिक घटनाक्रम का SSC, Railways, RAS/RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, JPSC, HPSC, UPPSC, UKPSC एवं अन्य प्रतियोगिता परीक्षाओं के लिए महत्वपूर्ण समाचारों का संग्रह किया गया है।

Haryana to Reserve 75 per cent of Private Sector Jobs for Locals

Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya has approved a bill for providing 75 percent reservation in the private sector jobs for the people of the state. Key Points This was informed by the Deputy Chief Minister of the state Dushyant Chautala. The Haryana Governor has approved a bill that reserves 75 percent of the private sector jobs for locals. As per the bill, the youths of the state now will get 75 percent reservation in private sector jobs. This reservation will be applicable in every company, society, and trust which has more than 10 employees. However, the employers will have the option to recruit local candidates from one district to only 10%. The proposed rules would be applicable only to new openings and would not affect already working employees. This billRead More...
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Odisha to Host the Indian Women’s League (IWL) Football

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has announced that Odisha will host the Indian Women’s League (IWL) this year. However, the dates of the event will be announced later. Key Points Indian football has restarted its sporting action. It all started with the I-League qualifiers, followed by the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League. ISL and I-League are currently being played. Indian women's football has also got exposure at the international level in recent times with the senior India team coming together for a 2-month long training camp on December 1 in Goa. It was followed by three matches in Turkey, against Serbia, Russia, and Ukraine. AIFF also appreciated the efforts of the Odisha government in promoting the sport by providing its stadia and training facilitiesRead More...
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Armyworm Infestation Reported in Wayanad Farms

The Agriculture Department of Kerala has issued an advisory to farmers in the Wayanad district in the wake of the infestation of fall armyworm (FAW). The advisory has been released as it can cause extensive damage to crops. Key Points The pest attack has been reported on maize and plantain cultivations in various parts of the district, including Edavaka in Mananthavady block panchayat and Perikkallur and Pulpally in Panamaram block panchayat. The invasive pest has damaged maize crops in different parts of the country. It was found that it had damaged the plantain crop in the district, especially the nendran variety of plantain. The lepidopteran pest, which is indigenous to America, has been harming crops and spreading across the world. It migrated to Africa in the year 2016Read More...
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Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 Starts at Noida Haat

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 on February 26. The Mela is now underway at Noida Haat. Key Points The Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 will conclude on March 14. The fair will be open from 11 AM to 8 PM daily. Over 300 rural self-help groups and craftsmen from 27 states are participating in the Mela. The Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 is being organized by the Ministry of Rural Development. Approximately 150 stalls and 15 food stalls have been set up for the mela. The food stalls will serve regional cuisines. In addition to this, over 60 cultural performances will be performed in the mela. Various workshops on communication skills, product packaging, and design, Business 2 Business marketing, and social media publicity will be organizedRead More...
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Karnataka’s Namma Cargo Service

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has launched the ‘Namma Cargo’ services at the Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore. Through Namma Cargo services, the State road transport corporations, barring the BMTC, will transport parcels to generate more revenue. Key Points The Namma Cargo service will be implemented across 109 bus stations in Karnataka and select locations in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Kerala, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu. As per the estimates by the Transport Department, luggage revenue generation would go up to Rs 70 crore to Rs 80 crore a year. Operations by the 3 road transport corporations — Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), the North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC), and the North-Western Karnataka Road Transport CorporationRead More...
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AIIB to Provide $304 Million for Assam Power Transmission Project

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the Indian government have signed a loan agreement for Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project. It is a $304 million project aimed at improving the capacity, reliability, and security of the power transmission network in Assam. Key Points The total estimated cost of the project is $365 million. Out of the total amount, $304 million will be financed by the AIIB, and the remaining $61 million will be borne by the Assam state government. This AIIB loan for the project has a 5-year grace period and a maturity of 24 years. The project is aimed at strengthening the state's electricity transmission system by constructing 10 transmission substations and laying transmission lines with the associated infrastructure;Read More...
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Cabinet Approves President’s Rule in Puducherry

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to a proposal of imposing President's Rule in Puducherry. This came after the Congress-led government in the union territory lost power during a vote of confidence. Key Points The Cabinet's decision of imposing President's Rule in Puducherry was announced by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. This decision has been taken as no party claimed to form a government in Puducherry after the resignation of the chief minister. President's Rule in Puducherry was recommended by the newly appointed Lieutenant Governor and that has now been approved by the Union Cabinet. Now, after the President's assent, the assembly will get resolved. The further necessary steps for administrative work in Puducherry would be taken soon. Javadekar also noted thatRead More...
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Critically Endangered Alpine Plant Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

A group of scientists has discovered a new species of alpine plant in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The team of scientists belongs to three institutes of the country. Key Points The new species of alpine plant discovered by the scientists belong to the family of Himalayan sunflower. This was informed by a member of the team of scientists, Lobsang Tashi Thungon. He is a research fellow in the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology. The new species is named Cremanthodium indicum. The plant species generally flowers from July to August and is endemic to Penga-Teng Tso Lake of Tawang district, where it was discovered. Two other scientists on the team are Rajeev Kumar Singh, a scientist at Botanical Survey of India (BSI), and Dipankar Borah, an associateRead More...
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Karnataka to Set up a Flower Processing Centre

Karnataka's Horticulture Department will set up a flower processing centre to convert unsold flowers into various useful products. This centre will be set up in association with the International Flower Auction Bangalore (IFAB). Key Points This incubation centre will process flowers and convert them to value-added products like floral papers, natural dyes, flower petal powder for cosmetic usage, incense sticks, floral arts, floral embedded works, and silica-stored flowers. Such a centre was needed as flower farmers suffer huge losses whenever there is a glut or market disruption. Such farmers can learn the art of converting flowers into useful products through the flower processing centre. The centre will be capable of processing all kinds of flowers. The centre will comeRead More...
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Dragonfly Survey at the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) – Highlights

A 4-month dragonfly survey has recently concluded at the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS). The survey has spotted 84 species of odonates (order of insects comprising dragonflies and damselflies) belonging to 59 genera under 11 families. Key Points The survey was jointly conducted by the Forest Department and Ferns Nature Conservation Society (FNCS). Out of the 84 species that have spotted, 35 damselflies were and 49 were dragonflies. Before this, a previous survey had identified 75 species of odonates belonging to 50 genera under 11 families. The survey was conducted by the Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS) in the sanctuary in the year 2016. As odonates are amphibiotic insects, the survey focused more on water bodies in the sanctuary. As per the results, streams had theRead More...
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