31.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Manoj Das appointed as Principal Secretary to Gujarat CM   Manoj Das, 1990 batch senior IAS, Principal Secretary Industry and Mines department has been appointed as Principal Secretary to the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.   Das who has vast experience of working on the important assignments in the Government of India and key assignments in … Read more

30.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Google explores tie-up with govt   Search engine giant Google is likely to tie up with the Gujarat government to train university students in cyber security and for research activity in educational institutions, labour improvement etc. Google will also help develop relevant image libraries and promote tourist destinations in the state.   Google India has already … Read more

29.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

  GUJARAT   PM hails Jamiat for cleaning 22 flood-hit temples in Gujarat   Prime Minister Modi  hailed Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind, a leading Islamic organisation, for cleaning 22 temples and two mosques affected by recent floods in Gujarat. The PM lauded JUH volunteers’ service and said they set a “fine and inspiring” example of unity for cleanliness as he … Read more

27.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

  GUJARAT   H1N1 claims eight more lives in state, toll now 331.   City continues to battle with swine flu with four more deaths. With eight more succumbing to deadly H1N1 virus, the toll from January 1 to August 27 this year reached 331 in the state. According to a statement from the Gujarat government, 192 fresh cases of swine … Read more

28.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   CBSE schools must follow state government fee norms   The chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), who was in Gandhinagar on Saturday to meet representatives of CBSE schools from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, said that fees charged by schools affiliated to the central board should follow norms fixed by respective state governments.   … Read more

26.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

  GUJARAT   AMC, GU tie up for insect research to fight malaria.   Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gujarat University for research into life of insects (entomological study). The campaign is in line with the state government’s ambitious campaign, ‘Malaria-free Gujarat by 2022’. The research will focus on three … Read more

25.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Uttar Pradesh stops assemblies at school, Gujarat doesn’t.   In an effort to prevent the spread of swine flu, the Uttar Pradesh government issued a circular halting the morning assemblies at schools, but Gujarat has learnt no lesson from this. The state education department has set up ‘Arogya Senani’ and ‘Bal Sena’ to spread awareness … Read more

24.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   MP says no to lions from Gujarat.   With Gujarat showing no signs of parting with its lions in the wild to be translocated to Kuno Palpur despite a 2014 Supreme Court order, the Madhya Pradesh government has made a move to source lions from zoos across India for the newly prepped sanctuary spread over 344 sq … Read more

23.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to demand Rs 4,700cr from Centre.   The Gujarat government has prepared a memorandum to be given to the government of India, demanding Rs 4,700 crore as compensation for damage caused by the recent floods in north Gujarat. The state government has prepared a detailed charter of demands and demanded compensation for various types of … Read more

22.08.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat showed sloth to swine flu.   ð Gujarat’s morality rate was 24%. Ten people had already died in Gujarat, mostly in Rajkot and surrounding districts. By March, 52 had tested positive. But the state government showed no interest in starting intensive awareness drives. That lapse made the deadly H1N1 virus spread. Now, … Read more

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