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 …

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 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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 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 Read More …

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 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 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.   Read More …