10-11.06.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Aerostat Internet technology balloon launched in Doon   Uttarakhand on become the first state in the country to use aerostat balloon for Internet. Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat launched the aerostat Internet technology balloon at a function held at the IT park in Dehradun.   The aerostat Internet technology would be a big benefit … Read more

31.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·        World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31 May   Every year, on 31 May, World Health Organization and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).   The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The day highlights the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for … 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

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

13-14.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND Central insurance for 20 lakh families of Uttarakhand, announces CM Rawat in Shimla   A central scheme, which was aimed at providing health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh to 5.4 lakh identified economically weak families of Uttarakhand, will now include over 20 lakh families in Uttarakhand. A memorandum of understanding in this regard … Read more

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

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