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

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

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

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

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

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