30.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Economist Intelligence Unit set to bring down Indias growth outlook for 2019-20   Both Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI)earlier this month cut their 2019-20 growth projection for India to 7.2 per cent from 7.4 per cent earlier, blaming rising risks to global economic growth as well as weakening domestic investment activity. … Read more

28-29.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Dance Day: 29 April 2019   International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.   The event takes place every year on 29th April, the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre … Read more

27.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Veterinary Day 2019 is observed on 28th April   The World Veterinary Day 2019is observed on 28th April. It is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society. The theme for the day is the Value of Vaccination. The day is initiated by the World Veterinary Association. The World Veterinary Association (WVA)will … Read more

26.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Intellectual Property Day: 26 April   World Intellectual Property Day observed across the globe on 26 April.   Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind, inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names and images used in commercial activities.   The day is observed across the world to spread awareness about the … Read more

25.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Singapore Changi airport got world’s tallest 131-ft indoor waterfall   The world’s tallest indoor waterfall, 131-foot-tall, opened for the general public at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport. The waterfall is housed inside a dome-shaped complex which has gardens growing over four storeys, more than 280 retail and food outlets, a hotel and a movie theatre. The structure … Read more

24.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   UAE adopts National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031   The UAE Cabinet has adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031.   Its aims at positioning the UAE as a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2031 and to develop an integrated system that employs artificial intelligence in vital areas in the country.   The … Read more

23.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Saudi Arabia to host G20 Summit in 2020, first in Arab world   Saudi Arabiawill host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital Riyadh. This will be the first G20 Summit to be hosted in the Arab  Japan will host this year’s G20 summit in Osaka, which will be held June 28-29, as well as ministerial … Read more

21-22.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Varuna Mitra boosted farm income, says ISEC study   Accuracy in the weather information provided by Varuna Mitra, the 24×7 help desk launched by the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, has helped farmers realise average net gain of ₹5,106 per acre, according to a study.   Launched in 2010, Varuna Mitra provides weather … Read more

20.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   State govt. urged to seek water release from Koyna   Farmers of Chikkodi have urged the State government to request Maharashtra to release water from the Koyna dam to save their crops.   As per tradition and understanding between Karnataka and Maharashtra, around 4 tmcft of water is released by Maharashtra every year … Read more

19.04.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Deptartments need to spend more to meet green targets   A majority of government departments fall woefully short in implementing programmes and policies that encourage sustainable development and mitigate effects of climate change.   The State-run research centre, Environmental Management Policy & Research Institute (EMPRI), analysed the budgets for 10 major departments to … Read more