DMPQ-. World Health Organization plays an important role during the pandemic. Throw light on WHO’s roles and responsibilities amid Covid19 pandemic crisis.

Answer. The World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s health agency, has played a crucial role in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, ever since the first cases were identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. Helping countries to prepare and respond The plan, which is updated as fresh information and data improve WHO’s understanding of … Read more

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

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

29.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Hamburg to host 2018 Global Wind Summit   The first edition of the Global Wind Summit will be held in Hamburg from September 25-28, 2018.   The organisers of the four-day event are expecting speakers from about 100 countries, including India, China, the US, Spain and Denmark.   The conference on wind is … 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

25.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   5th India CLMV Business Conclave held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia   The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India along with Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia organized the 5thIndia-CLMV Business Conclave in Phnom Penh on 21-22 May 2018.   After four rounds of the Business Conclave in India, this initiative was … 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

23.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL     26th BASIC Ministerial meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban   The 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa for co-operation to protect the climate for present and future generations.   The BASIC grouping is a bloc of four countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – … Read more

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