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

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

27-28.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Netherlands joins Solar Alliance The Netherlands has become the 64th signatory member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   The joint statement issued hailed the Netherlands as India’s “Gateway to Europe”.   India also welcomed the Netherlands as the Partner Country for the TechSummit in 2019.     Barbados elects Mia Mottley as … 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

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

Chandela dynasty of India for UKPCS Mains Exam

Facts related to Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand Yashovarman, also known as Lakshavarman, was a king of the Chandela dynasty of India. He ruled in the Jejakabhukti region (Bundelkhand in present-day Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh). The Khajuraho inscription also states that Yashovarman turned the riversGanga and Yamuna into his “pleasure-lakes”, and that the waters of these rivers became muddy when his might elephants bathed in … Read more

Chauhan for UKPCS Mains

Origins According to the Rajput bards, Chauhan is one of the four Agnikula or ‘fire sprung’ clans who were created by the Gods in the anali kund or ‘fountain of fire’ on Mount Abu to fight against the Asuras or demons. Chauhan is also one of the 36 ruling races of the Rajputs. Agnikula origin … Read more

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