01-02.2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Four hydro projects violate Ganga flow norms Since the government made it mandatory for hydro power projects on the upper reaches of the river Ganga’s tributaries to release minimum quantities of water through the year, 4 of the 11 projects are flouting norms, says a report by the Central Water Commission (CWC). The ecological flow, … Read more

2-3-02.2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 The Union Cabinet approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020, to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. the proposed amendment seeks to enhance the upper gestation limit from 20 to 24 weeks for special categories of women that will be defined in the amendments … Read more

04-02-2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

CAG report on Siachen troops Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) pulled up the Army for deficiencies in the provision of special clothing, rations and housing for troops in high-altitude areas, including Siachen. There were delays of up to four years in the procurement of high-altitude clothing and equipment, leading to an acute shortage of essential clothing … Read more

05-02-2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND 24×7 WhatsApp Helpline Service to help women in distress Uttarakhand police launched a dedicated 24×7 WhatsApp Helpline Service to help women in distress in the state. women in any emergency situation can register their complaint on the number — 9411112780. Women who are not able to make a call can send photos and videos … Read more

06-02-2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Udaan flights on chopper Choppers will start operating the subsidised ude desh ka aam nagarik (Udaan) flights from this Saturday with a private company connecting Chamoli and Uttarkashi with Dehradun. Heritage Aviation will connect Sahastradhara (a helipad in Dehradun) with Chinyali Saur (in Uttarkashi) and Gauchar (in Chamoli) with two daily sorties each. One-way … Read more

07-02-2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Disaster relief share for Uttarakhand increased Finance Commission increases disaster relief share for Uttarakhand The finance commission has considered this aspect of the state and increased the share of disaster relief fund to Rs 1,041 crore. It will certainly improve the state’s disaster management The finance commission has increased the share of forests in … Read more

08-02-2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Air quality across all 13 districts to be monitored Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) has decided to monitor air quality across all 13 districts under its ‘State Air Quality Monitoring Programme.’ At present, air quality of only six cities – Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Kashipur, Haldwani and Rudrapur — is monitored under … Read more

9-10-02-2020 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Plastic Recycling Facility in Haridwar Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a Common Waste Plastic Recycling Facility (CWPRF), in Sidcul The plant will soon start operating and new projects will be taken up to recycle single-use plastic It is a step … Read more

11.02.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND ‘Operation Smile and identification’ Campaign The Uttarakhand police have rescued 315 children, 100 men and 207 women during the two-month-long ‘Operation Smile’ ‘Operation Smile’ and ‘Operation Identification’ were launched in the state from December 1, 2019. Under this campaign, the missing children, as well as the missing men and women, were searched and handed … Read more

12.02.20 Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Daily Current Affairs

US President Donald Trump, likely to visit Ahmedabad on February 24 would participate in a grand roadshow in Ahmedabad and also tour the Sabarmati Ashram will likely inaugurate a newly-built cricket stadium here with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The mega event at the stadium will be similar to the “Howdy, Modi!” event held in the … Read more

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