25.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Now, drones to soon assist fire-fighting in Uttarakhand   The Uttarakhand police department is considering procuring drones to help the fire department personnel in fire fighting operations, especially in the urban areas of the state. There is a technology available wherein drones can be used especially to tackle fires that erupt in high-rises as they … Read more

24.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand: Now, NTCA allows sterlisation of feral dogs to protect tigers   To deal with the fallout of a growing number of feral dogs in tiger reserves, the National Tiger Conservation Authority on Monday laid down a standard operating procedure — count them all, take them away, and vaccinate and sterilise them. And within all … Read more

23.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   India’s first pollinator park opens in Uttarakhand The country’s first pollinator park with over 40 species of butterflies, honeybees, birds and insects has been developed over four acres at Haldwani, Uttarakhand. The objective behind developing the park is to conserve various pollinator species, create awareness among people in general about the importance of … Read more

22.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

  UTTARAKHAND   U’khand among top performers in investment promotion   In the recently concluded State Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) rating exercise done by World Bank and Invest India, Uttarakhand has been recognised as one of the top performers. A total of 20 Indian States participated in the State IPA Rating exercise. The evaluation was … Read more

20-21.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Soon, non-Gorkhas from Uttarakhand in Gorkha Rifles   In a significant move for the youth of Uttarakhand aspiring to join the armed forces, the Indian Army is “in final stages of approval” of a proposal for the recruitment of non-Gorkha personnel from Uttarakhand into select Gorkha Rifles (GR) regiments. The proposal, expected to come into effect from the next … Read more

19.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand gets its first ‘Moss Garden’ in Nainital   Uttarakhand’s first moss garden was inaugurated by Magsaysay Award-winner Rajendra Singh, also known as the ‘Waterman of India’, near Khurpatal (lake) in Nainital district.   he garden, that houses around 30 different species of mosses — including two which are in red (endangered) list of IUCN — … Read more

18.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand govt announces revocation of order declaring Har-ki-Pauri as an escape channel   Following years of protest from priests in Haridwar, the state government on Sunday eventually ordered revocation of the order which stated that Har-Ki-Pauri is on the banks of an “escape channel” of the Ganga canal and not on the banks of the Ganga river. The … Read more

17.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand govt gives nod to construction work of state’s first cycling velodrome   The Uttarakhand government has given the approval for the construction work of the state’s first cycling arena in Rudrapur. The velodrome will be built in the city for the 38th National Games which will be hosted by Uttarakhand next year. The construction of the … Read more

16.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Chief Minister distributes digital ration cards   The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat distributed digital ration cards under the one nation, one ration card initiative during the State Foundation Day function at Bharadisain in Gairsain. The CM presented symbolic ration cards to three residents of Chamoli district. Under the one nation, one ration … Read more

15.12.20 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand among safest states for senior citizens: NCRB data   In 2019, only six incidents of crime against elderly people were registered in Uttarakhand, according to the latest NCRB report. Similar number of cases were reported in 2018 as well. And in 2017, Uttarakhand recorded only two crimes.   Among the northern states … Read more

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