16.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Teerth purohits of Kedarnath observe fast   Teerth Purohits of Kedarnath observed a one-day fast.   They were protesting against the government for carrying out beautification work at the temple allegedly in violation of religious and ancient beliefs. The protesters also decided to observe fast every Monday.   After performing morning prayers and … Read more

21.02.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Char Dham project: CCEA approves nod to Rs 1,384cr tunnel in U’khand   The central government on Tuesday approved a 4.531-km tunnel project in Uttarakhand that would be part of the ‘Char Dham’ project to connect Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri.   Estimated to cost Rs 1,384 crore, Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel will be … 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

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

Divisions of Uttarakhand

Divisions of Uttarakhand Uttarakhand is divided into two administrative divisions.: Garhwal division Kumaon division Listing of divisions and districts:   Garhwal ·         Chamoli ·         Dehradun ·         Haridwar ·         Pauri Garhwal ·         Rudraprayag ·         Tehri Garhwal ·         Uttarkashi Kumaon ·         Almora ·         Bageshwar ·         Champawat ·         Pithoragarh ·         Nainital ·         Udham Singh Nagar      Garhwal Division, … Read more

PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand

PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand Literally North Country or Section in Sanskrit, the name of Uttarakhand finds mention in the early Hindu scriptures as the combined region of Kedarkhand (present day Garhwal) and Manaskhand (present day Kumaon). Uttarakhand was also the ancient Puranic term for the central stretch of the Indian Himalayas. It is well known … Read more

21.10.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   PM makes strong pitch for tourism in Uttarakhand   PM Narendra Modi during his visit to Kedarnath made a strong pitch for tourism in Uttarakhand, saying that the Himalayan state has much to offer for those interested in spiritual pursuits, nature lovers as well as adventure seekers.   Pointing out the “immense benefits … Read more

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