Rajasthan Current Affairs: November 2018

Rajasthan Current Affairs November 2018

Health Department Report on Family Planning Health department’s recently released stated that Dausa, Kota, Jaipur-II, Pratapgarh, Bundi, Jhalawar, Alwar and Tonk have performed worst collectively in male sterilization, IUD and Antara injection (injectable contraceptives). Ganganagar, Jaisalmer and Sikar are at the top of best performing districts in family planning in Rajasthan. For population stabilisation, the health department has identified 20 districts which have highest total fertility rate (TFR) in the state. Continue Reading

Introduction to Law

LAW RAS Mains 2018

The idea of ‘Law’ as guide to human conduct is as old as the existence of the civilized society. However, the concept of law is not static. With the changes in the society, the concept of justice changes and accordingly laws also change. Justice & correspondingly ‘law’ is an evolutionary concept. Justice & Law: Justice and law are closely inter-related. Law acts as means of serving Justice. Bentham argues that purpose Continue Reading

Yogic practises for health and wellness

Sports-Yoga India Rajasthan RAS Mains GS Paper 3 (1)

In last few decades, the word “Yoga” has been used to refer to practise of performing physical postures or Asanas, with the goal of physical fitness. However in actuality, Yoga is a complete system, of which the postures are a small, though quite useful part. “The Father of Yoga”, Maharishi Patanjali compiled and refined various aspects of Yoga systematically in his “Yoga Sutras” (aphorisms). He advocated the eight folds path of Yoga, popularly Continue Reading

Rajasthan State Sports Council

Rajasthan State Sports Council RSSC

Rajasthan State Sports Council (RSSC) is the apex body at the State level to look after the development of sports activities and providing coaching to the players. RSSC was set up in 1957 by the Government of Rajasthan and is registered as a society under Rajasthan State Society Act, 1958. The State Government has been providing grant-in-aid to the Council.  Mr. V.G.Kanetkar was the first President of the Council.   Shri J.C. Mohanti (Principal Secretary-General, Youth Affairs and Sports Department) is the current Continue Reading

India at Olympics

India at Olympics

India’s journey at  Olympic Games in 1900, with single athelete Norman Pritchard participating and  winning two medals- both silver- in athletics. Till now, India has won 9 Gold Medals, 7 Silver Medals and 12 Bronze Medals in Olympics with maximum number of gold medals (Eight) coming from Hockey. Brief History of Olympics Inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. Baron Pierre de Continue Reading