25.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Greens a bane for projects: Karnataka minister   Labour minister Shivaram Hebbar, who is also in charge of Uttara Kannada district, on Sunday launched a scathing attack against environmentalists, saying they are a bane to development of the district. The minister told mediapersons that Parisaravadis (environmentalists) have turned Parisaravyadhi (disease to the environment) … Read more

24.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   South runway of Bengaluru airport now CAT III B compliant   Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru now has a CAT IIIB compliant South runway that can be used by aircraft even during inclement weather and foggy conditions. The South runway in the airport has installed an advanced instrument landing system, airfield ground lights, … Read more

23.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   BCIT Is Getting Prepared To Save The Kolar Leaf-Nosed Bat The Karnataka Forest Service and the Bat Conservation Foundation of India (BCIT) are preparing to save the Koala leaf-nosed bat from extinction. BCIT is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect bat species in India by protecting their habitat. Its headquarters is … Read more

22.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Nine stations identified for Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru high-speed corridor   Nine stations have been identified for the high-speed rail corridor planned between Chennai and Mysuru via Bengaluru. The stations are likely to come up at Chennai, Poonamallee and Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu, Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, Bangarpet, Bengaluru, Channapatna, Mandya and Mysuru in Karnataka. However, … Read more

20-21.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Despite Karnataka’s corrupt tag, Lokayukta remains toothless   Karnataka is the fourth most corrupt state in the country and its people face graft the most while accessing public services, according to surveys conducted by Transparency International India and Centre for Media Studies in recent years. Between 2008 and 2011, when Yediyurappa was the chief minister, 13 … Read more

19.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka: Rain loss for PWD put at Rs 3,500 crore   Deputy CM Govind Karjol, who also holds public works portfolio, stated that the department has incurred a loss of Rs 3,500 crore due to heavy rain in Mumbai-Karnataka region during July-October.   The government has already sanctioned Rs 1,350 crore (Rs 750 cr last year, Rs 600 this … Read more

18.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Dakshina Kannada to gather information on interstate travellers   The district administration of Dakshina Kannada will build a database of interstate travellers, especially those commuting between Kerala and Mangaluru for work, as part of its efforts to tackle the pandemic. A large number of workers from Kerala’s Kasaragod district travel to Dakshina Kannada every day. Officials want to … Read more

17.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Biometric system still a non-starter   The biometric attendance system which was suspended during lockdown is yet to be restarted in many government offices.   The use of the biometric attendance system was suspended fearing spread of the coronavirus 10 months ago.   Till date, many offices including that of civic authorities, social welfare department and treasury … Read more

16.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka private schools seek fresh SOP to hold Vidyagama classes   While welcoming the government’s decision to allow private schools to also conduct Vidyagama classes, managements said the government must release separate SOPs for them to follow. The government said it will relaunch Vidyagama, the continuous learning programme, from January 1 in all … Read more

15.12.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Women facing spousal violence: Karnataka tops list   Karnataka tops the list of 17 states and five Union Territories with 44% of women surveyed in the state in the age group of 18-49 years saying they had faced spousal violence at some time, followed by Bihar (40%) and Manipur (39.6%), according to data from … Read more