13.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   5 cr saplings to be planted this year   About 1.5 crore tree saplings will be planted across the State during the monsoon season this year. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directed all the District Magistrates to ensure that tree plantation is carried out extensively during the rains in addition to execution of … Read more

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

10-11.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Aerostat Internet technology balloon launched in Doon   Uttarakhand on become the first state in the country to use aerostat balloon for Internet. Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat launched the aerostat Internet technology balloon at a function held at the IT park in Dehradun.   The aerostat Internet technology would be a big benefit … Read more

09.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   38l families to benefit under ‘ayushman bharat scheme   About 5.38 lakh families in Uttarakhand will benefit under the Ayushman Bharat scheme. The State Government has decided to extend the benefit of this scheme to 20 lakh families, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He said this while speaking at a gathering of … Read more

06.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Polythene To Be Completely Prohibited From 31st July In Uttarakhand   In Uttarakhand, Polythene will be completely prohibited from 31st July in the state. All the polythene vendors have been asked to finish the polyethylene stock before 31st July. In Dehradun on the occasion of World Environment Day, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat stated, a … 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

27-28.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Netherlands joins Solar Alliance The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   The joint statement issued hailed the Netherlands as India’s “Gateway to Europe”.   India also welcomed the Netherlands as the Partner Country for the TechSummit in 2019.     Barbados elects Mia Mottley as … Read more

26.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Nepal first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma   Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world’s leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. Trachoma was the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the Himalayan nation in the 1980s. … Read more

24.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access, quality: Lancet   India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare in 2016, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study.   In 2016, India’s healthcare access and quality scored at … Read more

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