Category Archives: Prelims

Threat to Bhagalpur Mango

Mango growers and horticulture scientists in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district are worried about the red-banded mango caterpillar affecting production this year. This is the second consecutive year that the pest has affected the mango crop in Bhagalpur and surrounding areas, known for its famous Zardalu brand. Last year too the insect affected output in the region known for its Zardalu mangoes.

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Sufi Shrines in Bihar

Maner Sharif (Patna, Maner) It is a large village of historical antiquities, situated in the extreme north west of Danapur Sub-division, about 32 kms west of Patna on Patna-Arrah Highway. In the early ages Maner was a centre of learning and it is said that grammarian Panini, and also Bararuchi, lived and studied here. Maner contains two well-known Mohammedan tombs,

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Ghoda Katora Jalashay

Ghora Katora Lake is a small but beautiful and serene picnic spot near Rajgir. According to Hindu mythology, King Jarasandha from Indian epic Mahabharata, had his stable here, hence the name Gohra Katora. It is located near World Peace Pagoda. The reservoir is located between two hills. The location is great, beautiful and elegant. It is said that the the

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Important Bihar Current Affairs for 65th Prelims

Bihar Current Affairs for 65th Prelims Part-I 60th Annual Lalit Kala Akademi Award winner from Bihar: Tabassum Khan Bihar Diwas was celebrated on March 22nd across the state to commemorate the day when Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency in the year 1912. March 22nd 2019 was the 107th foundation day of the state. Bihar Diwas was first celebrated

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Important Newspaper/Journals and their founder

Newspaper/Journals Founder Bengal Gazette(1780) (India’s first newspaper) James Augustus Hicky Kesari; Maratha B.G. Tilak Sandhya Brahmabandhav Upadhyay Yugantar B. K. Ghosh & Bhupendranath Dutta Amrita Bazar Patrika Sisir Kumar Ghosh & Motilal Ghosh Vande Mataram Aurobindo Ghosh Rast Goftar; Voice of India Dadabhai Naoroji New India (Weekly) Bipin Chandra Pal Bombay Chronicle Firoze Shah Mehta Hindustan M.M. Malviya Punjabi Lala

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Jain pilgrimages in Bihar

Question asked in BPSC 63rd Prelims Pawapuri : 80 km east of Patna and 38 km of Rajgir. A great pilgrimage centre of Jains where Mahavira Teerthankar, the greatest propounder of Jainism delivered his last sermon , took Mahaprinirvana and was cremated here. This sinless town is a very sacred Jain pilgrimage center and is also famous for the two

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Model Code of Conduct

The Model Code of Conduct is a set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India to regulate the conduct of political parties and their candidates in the run up to elections and is aimed at ensuring free and fair elections. Though the Code doesn’t have any statutory basis, it has an indisputable legitimacy and parties across the political

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Periodic Labour Force Survey

Launched in 2017 by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme About the Periodic Labour Force Survey The Periodic Labour Force Survey would generate quarterly reports on the urban labour market situation and an annual report for rural India. The survey will supersede the earlier system where data was available only every five years. The survey would supply data for both

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