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

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

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

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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