13.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   5 cr saplings to be planted this year   About 1.5 crore tree saplings will be planted across the State during the monsoon season this year. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directed all the District Magistrates to ensure that tree plantation is carried out extensively during the rains in addition to execution of … Read more

10-11.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Aerostat Internet technology balloon launched in Doon   Uttarakhand on become the first state in the country to use aerostat balloon for Internet. Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat launched the aerostat Internet technology balloon at a function held at the IT park in Dehradun.   The aerostat Internet technology would be a big benefit … Read more

27-28.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Netherlands joins Solar Alliance The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   The joint statement issued hailed the Netherlands as India’s “Gateway to Europe”.   India also welcomed the Netherlands as the Partner Country for the TechSummit in 2019.     Barbados elects Mia Mottley as … Read more

26.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. Trachoma was the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the Himalayan nation in the 1980s. … Read more

21.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station   Russia has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station in the port of the city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.   Constructed by the state nuclear power firm Rosatom, the 144 by 30 … Read more

18.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand gives industry status to yoga, rafting, camping   The state cabinet has approved industry status for many tourism related activities like yoga, bungee jumping, joy riding, surfing, camping and rafting etc. The cabinet which met at a floating marina boat on TehriINTERNATIONAL   Raaya’ becomes India’s official entry for Cannes   A short film, … Read more

Chandela dynasty of India for UKPCS Mains Exam

Facts related to Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand Yashovarman, also known as Lakshavarman, was a king of the Chandela dynasty of India. He ruled in the Jejakabhukti region (Bundelkhand in present-day Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh). The Khajuraho inscription also states that Yashovarman turned the riversGanga and Yamuna into his “pleasure-lakes”, and that the waters of these rivers became muddy when his might elephants bathed in … Read more

12.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State government announces 2% hike in DA   The state government on Wednesday announced a 2% hike on Dearness Allowance (DA) in the hill state with immediate effect.   The move will benefit over 1.5 lakh employees in Uttarakhand.   The hike has been implemented and the employees would get the benefit starting from … Read more

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