Page-2 of Geography of Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

Kanpur ranked first on WHO’s list of 15 most polluted cities

The report on ‘Political Leaders Position and Action on Air Quality in India 2014-2019’ has recently released by a Delhi-based environment body – Climate Trends. As per report, Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur has been ranked 1st on the WHO’s list of 15 most polluted cities. Faridabad (Haryana) stood at 2nd position, followed by Varanasi (UP), which ..

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8 killed in a bus accident on Yamuna Expressway

On today’s morning, a Greater Noida bound roadways bus rammed into a truck on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida. 8 people died and 24 others were left injured in the accident. The bus was coming from Agra and was full of passengers. The accident took place in Rabupura Thana area which is 29 km ..

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UP starts census of Otters

For the first time, Uttar Pradesh has undertaken census of otters in its protected areas. The exercise that began in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) will be completed by the end of March 2019. Otters are an important part of the forest ecosystem. A thriving population of otters means a healthy river ecosystem. These mammals, ..

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The 6th IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC) inaugurated in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently dedicated to the nation – the 6th IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (IRRI SARC) at the campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The first international Center in the eastern India is expected to play a major role in harnessing and sustaining rice ..

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Noida selected by UN for Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative

The United Nations has officially selected Uttar Pradesh’s Noida and Greater Noida to participate in its Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative. The twin-cities in Gautam Buddh Nagar district have been selected in the “University City” category ahead of Mumbai and Bengaluru as the only invitee from India. Overall 25 cities across the world have been ..

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India’s first multi-modal terminal inaugurated on Ganga

On November 11, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first multi-modal terminal on the Ganga river in his parliamentary constituency in Varanasi and received the country’s first container cargo transported on inland waterways from Kolkata. This is the first of the four multi-modal terminals being constructed on the National Waterway-1 (River Ganga) as part of ..

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