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 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 Read More …

03-04.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Almora college fails to get MCI approval   Almora Medical College has failed to get the nod from MCI dashing hopes of the Uttarakhand government for starting MBBS classes from this session.   After having successfully received an 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 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 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 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 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”, Read More …

15.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Storm warning: Officials told to be prepared   With the weather department warning of rain and hailstorm in parts of Uttarakhand, the police on Monday asked all its district heads to stay alert and  prepared.   State Disaster 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. Read More …