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Goa tops Gender Vulnerability Index, Bihar at bottom

The Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) prepared by Child development NGO Plan India has ranked the state of Goa at the top and Bihar at the bottom.

Recommended for : Gender Vulnerability Index , Safest State in India , Goa , Kerala , Poverty , Healthy , Plan India

Publish Date : Nov 2, 2017

Morning Current Affairs: 2 November 2017

The Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) prepared by Child development NGO Plan India has ranked the state of Goa at the top and Bihar at the bottom. The other two states to occupy the top positions include Kerala and Mizoram, which were ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Recommended for : Gender Vulnerability Index , Asia's richest person , Mukesh Ambani , Food Regulatory Portal , World Food India 2017

Publish Date : Nov 2, 2017

Scientists develop new tool to improve Indian monsoon forecast

Researchers from Florida State University developed a tool to objectively define the beginning and end of the Indian summer Monsoon (ISM). They developed a method that uses rainfall rates to note the time period of the entire ISM at any given location.

Recommended for : Indian summer Monsoon , Kerala , Climate Dynamics Scientists

Publish Date : Oct 26, 2017

Kerala HC restores life ban imposed on Sreesanth by BCCI

A division bench of the Kerala High Court has restored the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. The bench gave the verdict on a petition filed by the BCCI against the ruling by a single judge bench that lifted the life ban imposed on the 34-year-old pacer in August 2017.

Recommended for : Sreesanth , Indian Cricketer , Spot Fixing Scandal , BCCI , Governing Body of Cricket in India , Kerala High Court

Publish Date : Oct 18, 2017

भारत में कॉफी उत्पादन रिकॉर्ड 3.5 लाख टन रहने का अनुमान: कॉफी बोर्ड

कॉफी बोर्ड ने कहा कि प्रारंभिक आकलन मई 2018 में किया जाएगा और यदि फसल को कोई नुकसान हुआ तो उसे संशोधित आकलन में शामिल किया जाएगा.

Recommended for : India , coffee , export , Coffee Board , Karnataka , Kerala , Tamil Nadu , भारत , कॉफी , निर्यात , कॉफी बोर्ड , कर्नाटक , केरल , तमिलनाडु

Publish Date : Oct 6, 2017

Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led Union Cabinet has given its nod for implementation of umbrella scheme of "Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF)" for years 2017-18 to 2019-20. However, Police is in a state list and hence it is exclusive to states. Therefore, the  centre has its limitations in this regard. Post-independence, some of the states came out with their own police acts. For example, the Kerala Police act 1960; Bombay Police act, 1951; the Delhi Police act, 1978.

Recommended for : Police Reform , Modernisation of Police Forces , Police Reform in India , Indian Police Reform , Police Modernisation

Publish Date : Sep 28, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 September 2017

The new species belongs to the Labeo genus and has been named as Labeo filiferus. The name filiferus was taken from Latin and refers to the very long dorsal fin of the species.

Recommended for : Labeo filiferus , Indian Labour law , New species of edible fish , Pampa river , Kerala , Solar Flare , NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory , South Asian Women Development Forum , Johnson & Johnson India , Anganwadi children

Publish Date : Sep 9, 2017

New species of edible fish found in Pampa river in Kerala

The Labeo filiferus was found to be distinct from the other species of the genus in its features including black coloured body and fins, prominent barbels, smaller eyes, longer snout and elongated dorsal and anal fins.

Recommended for : Pathanamthitta , Kerala , Labeo filiferus , New Fish Species

Publish Date : Sep 9, 2017

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches FIFA U-17 World Cup logo for Kochi venue

Alongside the FIFA U-17 World Cup India official emblem, the logo for Kochi venue will form a crucial link in the promotions and communications regarding the host city.

Recommended for : Football , FIFA , Kochi , 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup , FIFA U-17 World Cup

Publish Date : Aug 29, 2017

Kerala Government has launched E-waste disposal in state schools

Kerala government has begun e-waste disposal in its state schools with about 12500 kg being disposed state wide on a single day under a programme aimed at clearing the accumulated junk.

Recommended for : E-Waste Disposal , Clean Kerala Company , KITE , Electronic Waste , Waste Recycle

Publish Date : Aug 26, 2017

Two new species of Earthworm discovered in Kerala

Drawida Polydiverticulata has an organ located in the front of its body called multiple lobes or diverticulums. These are unique amongst the other species of earthworms.

Recommended for : Two new species of Earthworm , Kerala , backwaters

Publish Date : Aug 20, 2017

India has 27312 elephants: All-India Elephant Population Estimation

According to the report, Karnataka has the highest number of elephants (6049), followed by Assam (5719) and Kerala (3054).

Recommended for : Elephants , Elephants Census , All-India Elephant Population Estimation

Publish Date : Aug 17, 2017

केरल में सबसे अधिक औसत आयु, असम में सबसे कम

केरल की औसत आयु चीन, ईरान, टर्की, श्रीलंका के समान है जबकि असम की औसत आयु सूडान, तंज़ानिया, नाम्बिया, रवांडा आदि के समान है.

Recommended for : Kerala , lifespan , Assam , केरल , मृत्युदर में कमी , असम

Publish Date : Aug 8, 2017

केरल में राजनीतिक हत्याओं पर एनएचआरसी ने राज्य सरकार को नोटिस जारी किया

राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग ने राज्य सरकार को इस तरह की घटनाओं को रोकने हेतु प्रभावी कदम उठाने के लिए भी निर्देशित किया है.

Recommended for : NHRC , Kerala , Kerala Govt , political killings , केरल , राजनीतिक हत्याओं , एनएचआरसी , केरल राज्य सरकार

Publish Date : Aug 4, 2017

Kerala government gets notice from Human Rights Commission on political killings in state

The Kerala government and the state’s police chief have been sent notices from the National Human Rights Commission following the killing of many political workers in the state.

Recommended for : NHRC , National Human Rights Commission , Kerala Government , Political Killings , RSS Worker , Multi-Party System

Publish Date : Jul 31, 2017

Kerala to host literary festival with ‘Tolerance’ as theme

The state of Kerala will be hosting the fifth edition of South India Writers Ensemble (SIWE) with the core theme ‘Tolerance’.

Recommended for : South India Writers Ensemble , SIWE , Kerala , Tolerance , Socio-Political Scenario , Hindi Language , Literary Festival

Publish Date : Jul 22, 2017

Kerala Government proposes Stray Dog Zoos

The State government was responding to a question from the Supreme Court on the construction of shelter homes for the stray dog population.

Recommended for : Kerala , Stray Dog Zoos , dog menace in Kerala , 2001 Dog Rules , Animal Welfare Board of India

Publish Date : Jul 11, 2017

Loknath Behra appointed as DGP of Kerala

Behra's appointment as state police chief was confirmed by the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government after the cabinet meeting.

Recommended for : Loknath Behra , DGP , Kerala , Kerala police chief , TP Senkumar

Publish Date : Jun 28, 2017

Uttarakhand becomes 4th state to be open defecation free

Uttarakhand has become the fourth state to be open defecation free (ODF) in the country.

Recommended for : Open Defecation Free States , Kerala , Himachal Pradesh , Uttarakhand , Narendra Singh Tomar , Swachh Bharat Programme , Narendra Modi , Bharatiya Janata Party

Publish Date : Jun 22, 2017

केरल सरकार ने पर्यावरण हितैषी शादियों हेतु ग्रीन प्रोटोकॉल लागू किया

यह प्रोटोकॉल लागू होने के बाद शादियों में प्लास्टिक व थर्माकॉल जैसे पदार्थों से बने गिलास प्लेट्स और सजावट की वस्तुओं के उपयोग पर रोक लगा दी जाएगी.

Recommended for : Kerala Government , Green Protocol , Nature Friendly wedding , केरल सरकार , ग्रीन प्रोटोकॉल , पर्यावरण हितैषी शादियां

Publish Date : Jun 7, 2017

Kerala Government implements 'green protocol' for weddings

The Government of Kerala has implemented a ‘green protocol’ to make auspicious occasions such as weddings plastic free.

Recommended for : Kerala Government , Anti-Plastic Drive , Green Kerala Mission , Environment Friendly , Green Protocol , Plastic Free Weddings

Publish Date : Jun 6, 2017

Kerala’s Munnar adjudged 'Best Destination for Romance'

Kerala’s popular hill station, Munnar won the award for best romantic destination at the 2017 Lonely Planet Magazine Indian Travel Awards.

Recommended for : Kerala’s Hill Station , Munnar , Best Romantic Destination , Lonely Planet Magazine , Travel Awards , Best Tourism Destination , Kerala Tourism

Publish Date : May 26, 2017

Public Affairs Index 2017 released: Kerala secures 1st position

Kerala and Tamil Nadu secured first and second rankings for the second consecutive year in the index.

Recommended for : Kerala , public affairs index 2017 , PAI , PAC India , Tamil Nadu

Publish Date : May 16, 2017

Only 606 bridges safe in Kerala

Only 606 bridges out of the total 2300 have been deemed safe in Kerala and around 365 are in grave condition and require immediate replacement.

Recommended for : Kerala , PWD Minister , Bridges , Kollam District , Poor Construction , Low-Quality Construction Material

Publish Date : May 11, 2017

SC directs Kerala government to reinstate TP Senkumar as DGP of Kerala

The ruling was made by a bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta. The bench ruled that Senkumar was dealt unfairly and arbitrarily .

Recommended for : Kerala government , TP Senkumar , DGP of Kerala , supreme court

Publish Date : Apr 25, 2017

Haryana beat Kerala to win team championship at National Youth Athletics Meet

However, Kerala retained the team crown for girls with 100 points, while Haryana boys topped with 108.5 points at the end of the three day meet.

Recommended for : Haryana , Kerala , National Youth Athletics Meet

Publish Date : Apr 25, 2017

Kerala Government allocates sum for former circus artistes

Kerala government has decided to provide pension to former circus artistes.

Recommended for : Circus Artistes , Kerala Government , Art and Culture , Chief Minister of Kerala , CPI-M

Publish Date : Apr 18, 2017

Tree-living crab species, Kani maranjandu, found in Kerala

The key traits of the crab include the structure of its hard upper shell, its male abdominal structure and reproductive parts and diagnostic elongated walking legs, which no other genus has.

Recommended for : Kani Tribe , Kani Maranjandu , Western Ghats , Tree-Dwelling Crabs

Publish Date : Apr 6, 2017

ISRO creates history by commissioning world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel

ISRO commissioned world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel in a space centre in Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram.

Recommended for : The Indian Space Research Organisation , Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre , ISRO , Hypersonic Wind Tunnel , Shock Tunnel

Publish Date : Mar 23, 2017

जस्टिस नवनीति प्रसाद सिंह केरल हाईकोर्ट के चीफ जस्टिस बने

केरल के राज्यपाल जस्टिस (सेवानिवृत्त) पी सांतासिवम ने जस्टिस सिंह को तिरुवनंतपुरम में राज भवन में आयोजित एक कार्यक्रम में शपथ दिलाई.

Recommended for : Justice Navanithi Prasad Singh , sworn , Kerala , HC , Chief Justice , जस्टिस नवनीति प्रसाद सिंह , केरल हाईकोर्ट , चीफ जस्टिस

Publish Date : Mar 21, 2017
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