30-31.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha celebrating 84th foundation day   Odisha is celebrating 84 years of its foundation.   The day is also known as ‘Utkal Divas.’   To commemorate the sacrifices of people for the formation of Odisha province in 1936, programmes are being organised at various places across the State.   Odisha was the first … Read more

29.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India, Australia to hold a joint exercise on maritime security from 2 April   India and Australia are set to further deepen defence and strategic relationship with the third edition of the biennial, bilateral exercise AUSINDEX 19 from April 2 to April 16 at Vishakhapatnam.   The upcoming exercise will focus on anti-submarine warfare … Read more

28.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL Pakistan approves the proposal to open Sharda Peeth corridor   The Pakistan government approved a proposal to establish a corridor that will allow Hindu pilgrims from India to visit Sharda Peeth.   It is an ancient Hindu temple and cultural site in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.   The Sharda Peeth corridor, when opened, will be … Read more

27.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL Indonesia launched its first mass rapid transit (MRT) system   Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated the country’s first mass rapid transit (MRT) systemon 24th March. The aim is to ease the traffic congestion in the capital Jakarta. He also presided over a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the second phase which is planned for completion … Read more

26.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Crime Analysis Wing to improve conviction rate in Odisha   The Crime Branch (CB) has created a dedicated wing to improve the standard of investigation into major cases in districts and the conviction rate. Crime analysis wing (CAW), the dedicated unit, will have CB experts to guide investigating officers (IOs) of Odisha Police on the procedures … Read more

24-25.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Voters in Odisha want water, jobs and roads: Survey   Drinking water, better employment opportunities and roads are the top priorities of voters in Odisha, according to the Odisha Survey Report-2018 published by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).   The government has performed poorly in providing better hospitals and healthcare centres and electricity for agriculture in rural … Read more

23.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL Kazakhstan’s 1st and only President resigns after 29 yrs in power   Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan’s first and only President, announced his resignation on March 19 after 29 yearsin power. He has been Kazakhstan’s President since 1990and was formally elected in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union. He received 98 percent of the votes. Nazarbayev … Read more

21-22.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   ·         Samal gets Nat’l Lalitakala Award   Dhauli College of Art and Crafts Principal Chandan Kumar Samal and artist Jaya Jena have been conferred with the Jatiya Lalitakala Akademi awards for the stone sculpture titled “The Construction”.   Samal’s sculpture “Human Thinking’ made of granite stone was highly lauded. Earlier, Samal and Jen … Read more

20.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   CII sets up innovation clubs to boost startups   The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has been setting up innovation clubs in campuses to support, handhold, incubate and mentor startups in Odisha.   such clubs have been set up in six universities and colleges to encourage students to come up with ideas, small … Read more

19.03.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Implement Govt health schemes properly: Experts   The CYSD, on the occasion of its 37th Foundation Day organised a panel discussion “Health inequality and inequity in contemporary Odisha.   The findings of health inequality and inequality in Odisha as per CYSD are the total no of PHCs in the State is 1,305 and … Read more

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