Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

Infrastructure Development- Dams, Roads, Rails (Including Airways and Ports) The availability of efficient infrastructure services is an important determinant of the pace of market development and output growth. Historically, the infrastructure sector has been one of the key drivers of growth of the Indian economy and has shown positive growth in the current reporting year … Read more Transport : Railways, Highways, Airways and Water ways and their role in regional development, etc.

Chandela dynasty of India for UKPCS Mains Exam

Facts related to Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand Yashovarman, also known as Lakshavarman, was a king of the Chandela dynasty of India. He ruled in the Jejakabhukti region (Bundelkhand in present-day Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh). The Khajuraho inscription also states that Yashovarman turned the riversGanga and Yamuna into his “pleasure-lakes”, and that the waters of these rivers became muddy when his might elephants bathed in … Read more Chandela dynasty of India for UKPCS Mains Exam

Chauhan for UKPCS Mains

Origins According to the Rajput bards, Chauhan is one of the four Agnikula or ‘fire sprung’ clans who were created by the Gods in the anali kund or ‘fountain of fire’ on Mount Abu to fight against the Asuras or demons. Chauhan is also one of the 36 ruling races of the Rajputs. Agnikula origin … Read more Chauhan for UKPCS Mains

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

Rashtrakuta for UKPCS Mains

Rashtrakutas The Rashtrakutas called themselves descendants of one named Satyaki. But there is difference of opinion about their origin among the historians. According to some they were originally of Dravidian peasant extraction. From some of the inscriptions of the Chalukya kings it is known that the Rashtrakutas were feudatories of the Chalukyas. Perhaps their original … Read more Rashtrakuta for UKPCS Mains

19.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Char dham yatra starts with fervour   The Char Dham Yatra started formally in Uttarakhand on Wednesday with the reopening of the portals of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya. A large number of devotees were present at the two shrines in Uttarkashi district on the occasion. After a … Read more 19.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Pratihara

Theline of Nagabhata ruled first at Ujjain and later at Kannauj during the 8th to 11th centuries. In the complicated and badly documented wars of the early 9th century—involving Pratiharas, Rastrakutas, and Palas—Nagabhata II played an important part. About 816 he invaded theIndo-Gangetic Plain and captured Kannauj from the local king Chakrayudha, who had the protection of the Pala ruler Dharmapala. … Read more Pratihara

Post Mauryan period- Political, Social, Economic, Religious and Cultural life during Kushana

The Kushanas: Short introduction In the early 2nd century BC, a tribe on the Central Asian frontier of China called Hsiung-nu defeated a neighboring one known as Yueh-chih. After more conflict, the survivors of the Yueh-chih were dislocated west, passing down the Ili river valley and along the southern shore of lake Issyk Kul. This … Read more Post Mauryan period- Political, Social, Economic, Religious and Cultural life during Kushana

03.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State govt won’t allow fee hike: Min   The Minister of State for higher education Dhan Singh Rawat has categorically said that the private medical universities of the state would have to adopt the fees decided by the fees fixation committee. In an attempt to clear confusion over the fees hike introduced by … Read more 03.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Districts in Uttarakhand 2

Districts in Uttarakhand 2 Garhwal Garhwal is the northwestern region and administrative division of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand which is home to the Garhwali people. Lying in the Himalayas, it is bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Kumaon region, on the south by Uttar Pradesh state, and on the … Read more Districts in Uttarakhand 2

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