Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Yamuna Expressway becomes India’s first road runway after IAF Mirage 2000 jet successfully lands

Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh had become India’s first road runway after Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage 2000 fighter jet successfully landed as part of trials to use national highways for emergency landing. The first of its kind initiative in India’s aviation history took place on Yamuna Expressway near Mathura with active support from Uttar Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityStates

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Union Government launches USTTAD Scheme for Traditional Artisans in Varanasi

Union Government formally launched Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTTAD) Scheme. It was launched by Union Minister of Minority Affairs Dr. Najma Heptullah in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh in order to improve degrading conditions of world famous Banaras Saree weavers who belong to minority communities. Facts about USTTAD Scheme The Scheme Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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UP Government launches Samajwadi water ATM scheme

Uttar Pradesh Government has launched Samajwadi water ATM scheme at bus stations. The scheme was launched by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. It seeks to provide potable water to bus passengers at reasonable price. In this regard, state government will install water ATMs at most of the bus stations which will provide potable water at Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Indian Railway girls clinch 5th National Hockey Championship title

Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) have won the 5th National women hockey championship title. In the final match played at the Master Chandgi Ram sports stadium at Saifai, Uttar Pradesh the the RSPB girls team defeated Hockey Jharkhand by 12-2 goals. For the RSPB, Saundarya Yendala scored three goals in the final match while Sunita Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

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Railways win 5th Senior Men’s National Hockey championship

Railway Sports Promotion Board has won the 5th Senior Men’s National Hockey Championship 2015. In the final match, they defeated Uttar Pradesh Hockey by 5-3 goals which was played at Pune. While in this championship, the 3rd Position was secured by Air India Sports Promotion Board who had outplayed Hockey Gangpur-Odisha by 5-3 goals. Individual Read More…

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Dr. Nasim Zaidi takes over as Chief Election Commissioner

Dr Nasim Zaidi on 19 April 2015 assumed the charge as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). He is India’s 20th CEC and succeeded Hari Shankar Brahma, who had retired on April 18, 2015. At present, Dr Zaidi will be the sole member of the three-member Election Commission till the government fills up the two vacant posts Read More…

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UP government confers Sahitya Shiromani Samman on Gopal Das Neeraj

Uttar Pradesh government has conferred Sahitya Shiromani Samman upon noted Hindi poet Gopal Das Neeraj. The award carrying cash prize of 21 lakh Rupees was bestowed upon Neeraj by UP Chief Akhilesh Yadav. While presenting award, CM Akhilesh Yadav also announced to give Rashtra Ratn- Sitara-e Hind award to Neeraj for his lifelong service to Read More…

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