Dehradun Current Affairs - 2019

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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 Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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GSI Sets Up 22 GPS Stations across Country

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has launched 22 permanent global positioning system (GPS) stations across India to identify seismically hazardous zones and encourage mapping activities. These 22 stations are part of the 35 stations planned by GSI to establish and maintain a network of continuously operating 35 permanent GPS stations. Fact Box: Bhuvisamvad Bhuvisamvad is an app launched by the Ministry of Mines to facilitate Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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Afghanistan Posts Highest Ever T20 International Score

Afghanistan has created history in its second Twenty20 International against Ireland at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Afghanistan scored 278 for the loss of three wickets in the 20 overs and registered the highest-ever total in T20s. Afghanistan broke the record of Australia. Australia had scored 263/3 back in 2016 against Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

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India’s first biofuel flight to fly from Dehradun to Delhi

India’s first flight using biofuel will fly from Dehradun (capital of Uttarakhand) to Delhi. The first ever biofuel test flight was conducted by SpiceJet on its turborporp Q-400 plane. With this India will join elite club of nations who have operated flight on alternative energy source like biofuel. Developed countries like Canada, Australia and US Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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International Yoga day: June 21

The 4th International Yoga day was celebrated on June 21, 2018 across the world to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. The theme this year was “Yoga for Peace”. The day’s celebration in India were led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Dehradun, Uttarakhand. He was joined by joined thousands of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

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4th International Yoga Day Celebrations main event to be held in Dehradun

The Union Ministry of AYUSH has announced that main event of 4th International Yoga Day celebrations (IDY-2018) will be held on 21 June 2018 at Dehradun, capital city of Uttrakhand. Key Facts The event is going to be Mass Yoga Demonstration that will attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Three places- Forest Research Institute (FRI), Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

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President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Ashiana Annexe in Dehradun

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the ‘Ashiana Annexe’, comprising of 12 low cost dwelling units in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It has been constructed to accommodate officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan during Presidential visits to the Retreat at ‘Ashiana’. Key Facts These 12 dwelling units at the ‘Ashiana Annexe’ were constructed using the Habitech-NivaraTantra – Onsite Sanitation Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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