12.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State government announces 2% hike in DA   The state government on Wednesday announced a 2% hike on Dearness Allowance (DA) in the hill state with immediate effect.   The move will benefit over 1.5 lakh employees in Uttarakhand.   The hike has been implemented and the employees would get the benefit starting from … Read more

11.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Restrictions near eco zone eased     The government has eased infrastructure-development restrictions in the Bhagirathi river eco-sensitive zone, a 100-kilometre stretch between Gaumukh and Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand.   The notification makes way for development projects for the marquee Char Dham project. In 2012, the government had severely restricted development works in an … Read more

06-07.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Health Department to audit death of infants in all dists   Worried at the increasing number of children dying at birth, the Department of Health has decided to undertake regular audit of death of infants in all the districts of the state. The Chief Medical officers (CMOs) have been entrusted with the task for … Read more

26.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   WiFi facility on trekking routes   Around 126 trekking routes  will have WiFi network for the ease of tourists travelling to distant parts of the state. The Uttarakhand Information Technology Development Authority (UITDA) has prepared a plan to this effect.   Director, UITDA, Amit Sinha said all 126 trekking routes would be surveyed … Read more

24.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State seals letter of intent with bali   The Bali province of Indonesia and Uttarakhand will support each other in tourism, culture, e-governane, environment, health, human resource and capacity building. The Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Bali Governor I Made Mangku Pastika signed a five-point letter of intent to this effect. … Read more

READ: Interlinking of Rivers

Note: READ id our New Initiative to cover two Topics (Weekly) of Current Importance in Detail with Specific focus on Prelims and Mains Exam After Cauvery: A look at other inter-state water tussles   The Supreme Court on February 16 delivered its verdict on Cauvery river water sharing between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and Puducherry, bringing an … Read more

13.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   State employees keenly watch cateogorisation process   The categorisation process of work places on the basis of accessibility is being keenly watched by thousands of employees of different departments of state government. After implementation of new transfer act, the categorisation of workplace into easy to access (sugam) and hard to access (Durgam) areas … Read more

Sakas

Shakas had set up their Kshsatraps in Mathura. The brahmi inscription s of Mora(Mathura ) is associated with Sakas. The Sakas conquered the area of Mathura over Indian kings around 60BCE. Some of their satraps were Hangamasha and Hagana, who were in turn followed by the Saka Great Satrap Rajuvula. The Mathura Lion Capital inscriptions … Read more

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