30-31.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     3rd Edition of Women’s national boxing championships begins   Third edition of women’s national boxing championships begins in Vijayanagara, Karnataka. Country’s top boxers will be vying for top honours as the tournament will be held at the JSW Sports-owned Inspire Institute of Sport till 6th of the next month.   World Championship … Read more

29.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Women’s National Boxing Championship to begin from 31 Dec in Karnataka   The tournament will be held at the JSW Sports’ Inspire Institute of Sports, which was recently inaugurated by Olympic gold-medallist shooter AbhinavBindra. The championship will feature more the 300 of the nation’s best female boxers, aged between 19 and 40, across … Read more

28.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Centre’s GST cut likely to cost Karnataka Rs 14,000 crore   At a time when revenue collection in Karnataka is stabilising after the launch of GSTin July last year, the Centre’s decision to slash tax rates and proposal to fix single standard rate below 18% has jolted the state administration as it is likely to dent its earnings.   … Read more

27.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   GSI ore finds in southern states   Geological Survey of India recently augmented 89.22 metric tonnes of iron ore resources from Yerraballi, Arnakonda and Chandoli Ambaripeta blocks in Karimnagar, Rebbannapalli, Adilabad and Gurimalla, Dabripet, Abbapur and Mallampalli in Khammam and Warangal districts.   Taking stock of GSI’s work for the past 10 years, … Read more

26.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karavali Utsav to be inaugurated on 21st December in Mangaluru   The Karavali Utsavto be inaugurated on 21st December in Mangaluru. A host of cultural activities are set to enthral people during the festival. The district in-charge Minister U.T. Khader will inaugurate the exhibition at a formal function at 6 p.m., music director Gurukiran will inaugurate the festival … Read more

25.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     ·        Karnataka Cabinet approved a grant of Rs.8,037.87 crore for development works ð  The Karnataka State Cabinet approved a grant of Rs.8,037.87 crore for the development works in the city under the Chief Minister’s Nava Bengaluru Scheme. ð  The funds will be released over the next three years and the works will be executed by the Bruhat Bengaluru … Read more

23-24.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ·        Karnataka to get management varsity by 2020 ð  To keep tabs on decreasing admissions to management institutes and to provide an affiliating body for the institutes, Karnataka is all set to get an International Management University by 2020. The proposal for the university has been submitted to the higher education department. ð  The university will work … Read more

22.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Global telecom to set up research centre in Bengaluru   Global telecom, British Telecommunications giant, said it plans to set up a research centre in Bengaluruin partnership with the Indian Institute of Science. The British Telecom Indian Research Centre will focus on the development of artificial intelligence, mobility and cyber-security technologies for use in the company’s programmes, products, … Read more

21.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   North Karnataka forum seeks proper decentralisation of power   The North Karnataka Development Forum has warned of an agitation if its demand for “meaningful decentralisation” of power is not met immediately.   The other demands of the forum include announcing Belagavi as the “second capital” of the State.   It was in 2006 that the … Read more

20.12.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Kaiga power station-1 creates a world record yet again   Karnataka’s Kaiga has once again made the country proud by creating a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days, thereby breaking the earlier record of 940 days by the United Kingdom. Heysham-2 Unit-8 of the U.K. had held the earlier … Read more