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

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

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

05.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years: Report   Over 700 villages in Uttarakhand have been deserted and more than 3.83 lakh people have left their villages in the last 10 years with half of them going out in search of livelihood, according to a report.   The data forms part of the commission’s … Read more

01.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Chief Minister orders survey of houses without toilets   Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on asked officials to conduct a survey of houses in both rural and urban areas of Uttarakhand which are still without toilets, saying states can contribute to the cleanliness campaign from their own financial resources.   He was speaking … 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

12.04.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   No fee on shooting movies in uttarakhand   In a major initiative to attract the film makers the Uttarakhand government has waived off the shooting fees it used to levy on them to shoot movies in the state.   To provide relief from the fee, the department has brought in necessary changes in … Read more

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