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 Response Force (SDRF), disaster response teams and water police personnel should be ready with necessary … Read more 15.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

29-30.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Portals of Badrinath temple thrown open for devotees   The sacred portals of Badrinath temple in Chamoli were thrown open  amid chanting of Vedic hymns. The cry of ‘Jai Badri Vishal’ rented the air as the portals of the temple opened around 30 am.   With the opening of Badrinath, the annual pilgrimage to Char Dham … Read more 29-30.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act

Note: READ is our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam   The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act In March 2018, the Supreme Court observed that the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989 has become an instrument to … Read more The issue of Schedule caste / Scheduled Tribe act

18.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Crimes registered under POCSO almost double in 2 years in Kumaon   As various parts of Uttarakhand erupt in protest against rape of minor girls in Kathua in Jammu & Kashmir and Unnao in UP, the hill state has seen a spike of crimes registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in its own backyard. In villages and … Read more 18.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

31.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   CM flags off start-up yatra from doon     In ease of doing business Uttarakhand is at sixth place and the ranking will further improve. The objective of the ‘Startup policy’ of the Government is to promote young entrepreneurs in the State. The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this while flagging off … Read more 31.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

30.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   CPU, HPU to be used for traffic management   City Patrol Unit and Hill Patrol Unit personnel would be effectively used for traffic management and putting check on road accidents in the state, said Kewal Khurana, DIG, director Traffic directorate. Khurana said that CPU personnel, HPU personnel and district traffic police have been … Read more 30.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

29.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Tourists from Mauritius to get 25% discount at govt-owned guest houses   The tourism department has to going to offer 25% discount in all the government-owned tourist guest houses to the tourists from Mauritius who come to Uttarakhand for religious pilgrimage.   A large number of Indian-born citizens from Bihar now live in Mauritius, who are known … Read more 29.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

28.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Rise in mercury spells warning bells for forest fires in Uttarakhand   The hill state is likely to witness above-normal temperatures in the coming five to six days, raising concerns of increased forest fires in the region. The state forest department is already battling intermittent infernos at a time when its beat watchers … Read more 28.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

27.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Act to regulate pvt varsities soon: Minister   After receiving flak over the fee-hike issue by a private medical college, Uttarakhand  Minister of State for Higher Education (independent charge) Dhan Singh Rawat said the government would soon bring an umbrella act to regulate the private universities.  “We will not allow the private universities … Read more 27.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

25-26.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Ban on use of plastic, thermocol during Char Dham yatra   During the upcoming Char Dham yatra, the Uttarakhand government will ensure the ban on the use of plastic and thermacol on the route is strictly enforced.   The district administration would have to ensure that the districts too followed the guidelines and … Read more 25-26.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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