Dehradun Current Affairs, GK & News

Stegodon Fossil discovered from Saharanpur estimated to be 5 to 8 Million Years Old

Over decades, a number of richest fossil records in South Asia have been found at the Dhok Pathan Formation of the Sivalik range. This time, the researchers found a fossil of an extinct ancestor of Elephant, that is estimated to be around between 5 to 8 million old. The fossil was discovered in the state ..

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Gairsain declared Summer Capital of Uttarakhand

On June 8, 2020, the Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya assented to declare Gairsain as new summer capital. The Gairsain is also called Bhararisen. Highlights Gairsain is to have an e-vidhan Sabha. This was announced on World Environment Day. The Legislative Assembly of the state is located at Dehradun, the winter capital city. The activists ..

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Lt Gen S.K Saini appointed as Vice Chief of Army Staff

Lieutenant General Satinder Kumar Saini has recently been appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff after the then Army Vice Chief Lt Gen MM Naravane was appointed as the Chief of Army Staff. Lt Gen S K Saini will take over as the new Vice Chief on Saturday, January 25, 2020. He is ..

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India’s first-ever helicopter summit held in Dehradun

India’s first-ever helicopter summit is organized by Union Ministry of Civil Aviation at Sahastradhara helidrome in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on theme of expanding connectivity through helicopters. The Indian Air Force (IAF) was invited at the summit to talk on the role of IAF helicopters in MEDEVAC (Medical evacuation) at the national level.

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India’s first-ever helicopter summit held in Dehradun

Union Ministry of Civil Aviation organised country’s first ever helicopter summit at Sahastradhara helidrome in Dehradun, capital of Uttarakhand. The summit was based on theme of expanding connectivity through helicopters. Key Highlights of Summit Organiser: The first-of-its-kind conclave, a Helicopter Summit- 2019 was organised jointly by Civil Aviation Ministry, Uttarakhand government and Federation of Indian ..

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