30.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Economist Intelligence Unit set to bring down Indias growth outlook for 2019-20   Both Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI)earlier this month cut their 2019-20 growth projection for India to 7.2 per cent from 7.4 per cent earlier, blaming rising risks to global economic growth as well as weakening domestic investment activity. … Read more

28-29.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Dance Day: 29 April 2019   International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.   The event takes place every year on 29th April, the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre … Read more

27.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Veterinary Day 2019 is observed on 28th April   The World Veterinary Day 2019is observed on 28th April. It is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society. The theme for the day is the Value of Vaccination. The day is initiated by the World Veterinary Association. The World Veterinary Association (WVA)will … Read more

26.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Intellectual Property Day: 26 April   World Intellectual Property Day observed across the globe on 26 April.   Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind, inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names and images used in commercial activities.   The day is observed across the world to spread awareness about the … Read more

25.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Singapore Changi airport got world’s tallest 131-ft indoor waterfall   The world’s tallest indoor waterfall, 131-foot-tall, opened for the general public at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport. The waterfall is housed inside a dome-shaped complex which has gardens growing over four storeys, more than 280 retail and food outlets, a hotel and a movie theatre. The structure … Read more

23.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Saudi Arabia to host G20 Summit in 2020, first in Arab world   Saudi Arabiawill host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital Riyadh. This will be the first G20 Summit to be hosted in the Arab  Japan will host this year’s G20 summit in Osaka, which will be held June 28-29, as well as ministerial … Read more

21-22.04.19 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand History : Role of uttarakhand in national moments   The people of Uttarakhand played a vital role in India’s freedom struggle. From the first war of independence of 1857 to Indian independence, they participated in every sphere of movement. Kalu singh Mehra was known as first freedom fighter of Uttarakhand. They made … Read more

20.4.2019 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Helium hydride ion, Universes first molecule detected in space   Helium hydride ion (HeH+), thefirst molecule that formed almost 14 billion years ago, was detected by NASA’s flying observatory SOFIA towards a planetary nebula. It is the first type of molecule (first molecular bond) that formed in the universe after the Big Bang. At that time, … Read more

19.4.2019 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL SpaceX to fly its DART planetary defence mission   NASA announced that SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defencemission. The total launch cost for NASA is estimated to be about $69 million.   DART – Double Asteroid Redirection Test   It is a planned space probe that will demonstrate the kinetic effects of crashing an impactor … Read more

18.5.2019 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Police start installation of CCTV cameras in stations   As per High Court orders, Uttarakhand Police are installing CCTV cameras in all police stations of the state. In the first phase of this project 132 police stations have been chosen out of which 19 are in Dehradun.   Out of 158 police stations … Read more

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