Page-2 of Geography of Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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 ..
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, ..
Topics: Districts of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Ghaghara • Gharial • Lakhimpur Kheri district • Otter • Pilibhit • Pilibhit district • Pilibhit Tiger Reserve • States and union territories of India • Tiger reserves of India • Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Foreign relations • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • International Rice Research Institute • Irri • Los Baños, Laguna • Narendra Modi • Organizations • Rice • Rockefeller Foundation • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation • Varanasi
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 ..
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 ..
Topics: Ganges • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Inland Waterways Authority of India • Intermodal transport • Iwai • Ministry of Shipping • National Waterway 1 • Navigability • States and union territories of India • Transport • Varanasi • Varanasi Multi-Modal Terminal