04-05.02.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA First defence industrial corridor between Chennai, Bengaluru   The first of the two defence industrial production corridors, as announced in the Union Budget, will link Chennai and Bengaluru.   In his budget address, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Read More …

09-12-2017 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mysuru to soon have Wi-Fi in public places   The state government is planning to provide Wi-Fi facilities in various cities across Karnataka like Mangaluru, Hubballi and Dharwad. Free Wi-Fi facilities will be provided at the places that normally see Read More …

Preservation & promotion of culture and indigenous knowledge- Use of Regional Language in ICT

Preservation & promotion of culture and indigenous knowledge- Use of Regional Language in ICT “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” -Mahatma Gandhi  Indigenous Knowledge (IK) refers to the knowledge, innovations, and Read More …

Religious condition –emergence of religious movements.

Buddhism is a world religion and is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who is known as the Buddha (literally the Enlightened One or Awakened One). Siddhārtha Gautama was the historical founder of Buddhism. After asceticism and meditation, he Read More …

Philosophy of the Upanishad and the Bhagavad Gita –Yoga Philosophy of Pathanjali

Philosophy of the Upanishad and the Bhagavad Gita –Yoga Philosophy of Pathanjali Philosophy of the Upanishad What are Upanishads? The Upanishads are ancient texts, which record the foundation of Hindu thought. They are the final part of the Vedas, the Read More …

India’s cultural contributions to the outside world: Central Asia, China, Japan, South-East Asia and Sri Lanka

India’s cultural contributions to the outside world: Central Asia, China, Japan, South-East Asia and Sri Lanka India had commercial and cultural relations with her neighbours since an early time. Resulting from this, was on the one hand the introduction of Read More …

Hindu Dharma: General characteristics and some common beliefs – Purusharthas– rituals and ethics – festivals and sacred days – pilgrimage and fairs.

Hindu Dharma: General characteristics and some common beliefs – Purusharthas– rituals and ethics – festivals and sacred days – pilgrimage and fairs. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It is a religion followed by several racial Read More …

Hindu sects: Hinduism as a federation of various sects – Shaiva, Vaishnava and Shakta

Hindu sects: Hinduism as a federation of various sects – Shaiva, Vaishnava and Shakta Hinduism is a complex religion. It is an artificial collection of several traditions that originated in India in the last few millenniums. Since, the Muslim and Read More …

Mughal schools of painting and architecture

Mughal Architecture Akbar The advent of the Mughals brought a new era in architecture. The synthesis of style which began earlier reached its zenith during this time. The architecture of Mughal style started during Akbar’s rule. The first building of Read More …