07.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Celebrating biodiversity: uttarakhand’s festivals related to flora and fauna   Uttarakhand is known for its rich and vast biodiversity. It has mountains, rivers, forests, lakes, valleys, a vast variety of animals and flowers, birds and butterflies. Its natural splendour has been inspiring poets and spiritual seekers down the ages.   Recently, the three-day … Read more

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

22.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of $8,230 billion   India is the sixth wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of $8,230 billion, while the U.S. is the richest nation globally, says a report.   According to the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, the US is the wealthiest … Read more

21.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station   Russia has unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station in the port of the city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.   Constructed by the state nuclear power firm Rosatom, the 144 by 30 … Read more

19.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Indias Jagriti Yatra Wins Charity Award in United Kingdom   The Yatra, an Indian charity that organizes 15-day train journeys around Indiato understand and build the India of smaller towns and villages through enterprise has won an award in London. Jagriti Yatra was among a series of worldwide charities and individuals recognized for … 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

08.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand amends land management Act   In a move that will make sale of land easier, the Uttarakhand government has amended the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Management Act, 1950.   “Earlier, land below 3.125 acres was not allowed to be fragmented and sold. After the amendment, such sale or purchase done within a period … Read more

20.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Climate change study in tribal belt of Uttarakhand and HP   A study on impact of climate change in five villages of Uttarakhand and three villages in Himachal Pradesh will be conducted by Mountain Forum Himalayas(MFH) made up of six NGOs each from the two states.   These villages are located at altitudes of 6,000 feet … Read more

06.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   CM: State to have 5,000 homestays by 2020   With the aim to create livelihood opportunities through tourism, Uttarakhand will have as many as 5,000 operational home stays in the state. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat made this announcement while meeting a delegation of Uttarakhand Hotel Association here on Thursday. During his interaction … Read more

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