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

07.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Celebrating biodiversity: uttarakhand’s festivals related to flora and fauna   Uttarakhand is known for its rich and vast biodiversity. It has mountains, rivers, forests, lakes, valleys, a vast variety of animals and flowers, birds and butterflies. Its natural splendour has been inspiring poets and spiritual seekers down the ages.   Recently, the three-day … Read more

30.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Cochin International Airport, Worlds 1st Fully Solar Energy-Powered Airport: UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)recognized Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. CIAL is India’s first airport to be constructed in public-private-partnership (PPP) model in 1999. It is the busiest and largest airport … Read more

20.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Forest dept launches awareness programme for raising green cover   Considering the importance of forests in conserving the whole ecosystem, International Day of Forests is marked every year on March 21.   Gearing up for the day,  the forest department and some social organisations have launched various awareness programmes to enhance the green … Read more

17.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Anti-Conversion Bill draft gets nod   The state Cabinet has approved the draft of the Anti-Conversion Bill (Religious Freedom), making religious conversions brought through force, coercion, inducement, marriage and other means a cognisable offence.   As per provisions of the draft Bill, besides making forced conversion a cognisable offence, it will also attract … Read more

05.03.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Spring bird fest from March 9   The fifth Uttarakhand Spring Bird Festival will take place from March 9 to March 11. This year, it will be organised at two locations — Thano Reserve Forest and Jhilmil Jheel Conservation Reserve. The Thano venue, 24 km from Dehradun, is amid the Sal forest surrounded … Read more

08.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Urban local body polls in Uttarakhand likely in April   Elections to urban local bodies (ULBs) in Uttarakhand could be held anytime after March. With majority of the work related to delimitation and survey of OBC category almost over, the state government is confident of completing all the formalities related to ULBs by … Read more

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