12.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State govt initiates slew of schemes for welfare of ex-servicemen, says rawat   The State Government has undertaken a slew of schemes for the welfare of the ex-servicemen and efforts are being made to connect them with tourism, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said while addressing the veterans of the armed forces at … Read more 12.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Water Resources of India

Water Resources Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of rainfall, and at the other extreme are places like Jaisalmer, in the west, which receives … Read more Water Resources of India

18.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand gives industry status to yoga, rafting, camping   The state cabinet has approved industry status for many tourism related activities like yoga, bungee jumping, joy riding, surfing, camping and rafting etc. The cabinet which met at a floating marina boat on TehriINTERNATIONAL   Raaya’ becomes India’s official entry for Cannes   A short film, … Read more 18.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Chalukyas for UKPCS Mains

Chalukyas The Chalukya dynasty was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the “Badami Chalukyas”, ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami) from the middle of the 6th … Read more Chalukyas for UKPCS Mains

17.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Piped natural gas supply in State   In a major step towards bringing in natural gas pipeline directly to kitchens, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the first piped natural gas connection by Indian Oil Adani Gas for Udham Singh Nagar district.   At the launch of road show for city gas … Read more 17.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 Response Force (SDRF), disaster response teams and water police personnel should be ready with necessary … Read more 15.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

17.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Continued migration affecting govt scheme implementation   The unabated exodus of youth from the mountainous areas of the State is causing problems for successful implementation of State Government’s venture to support agro based industries in Uttarakhand. Young researchers of Doon University here have found this as one of the effects of the migration … Read more 17.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered its verdict on Cauvery river water sharing between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry, bringing an … Read more READ: Interlinking of Rivers

11.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Govt ready to grant conditional approval for some non-ncert books   In a significant development in the ongoing controversy over the State Government making it compulsory for all CBSE private schools in Uttarakhand to prescribe only NCERT books, the State Education Minister Arvind Pandey has stated that he is ready to allow private … Read more 11.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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 Traffic directorate. Khurana said that CPU personnel, HPU personnel and district traffic police have been … Read more 30.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

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