31.07.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Connectivity projects shoring up Mysuru’s investment potential   There is renewed optimism on the growth and investment potential of Mysuru in view of the rapid strides being made on the connectivity front to link the city with Bengaluru and other centres.   Projects pertaining to all modes of transportation here – railways, airways … Read more

29-30.07.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Special cover released to mark Global Tiger Day     India Post joined hands in promoting tiger conservation by releasing a special cover to mark Global Tiger Day at Bandipur   In all, 6,500 covers have been printed and will be made available to the public at a cost of ₹25 each. The … Read more

28.07.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Mysuru airport expansion on fast track   Making a strong business case for expanding the Mysuru airport in view of its tourism and investment potential and to provide air connectivity with major commercial cities of Karnataka, the authorities have set August 15 as the deadline for completing a joint survey for land acquisition to … Read more

27.07.18 Keranataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Taiwanese company to invest ₹3,000 crore in State   Taiwan-based company Wistron Technologies has come forward to invest ₹3,000 crore in Narasapura industrial area of Kolar.   The Chief Minister welcomed the idea of this huge investment in the State and asked the company to submit a proposal for grant of land, … Read more

26.07.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mysuru gets hi-tech air quality monitoring station   Unable to get a piece of land in the core of the city for establishing a state-of-the-art air quality monitoring station, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has now developed the hi-tech station on its premises in Hebbal.   Real-time monitoring of ambient air quality has … Read more

25.07.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka pips T.N. to become top State in renewable energy   With 27% of its power generation coming from renewable energy, Karnataka has emerged the leading State for renewable energy in India this year, pipping Tamil Nadu. According to a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), the State reached … Read more

24.07.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   State gets a climate change lab   The State now has a climate change laboratory to monitor the vagaries of nature.   The lab, which was inaugurated by Forest Minister R. Shankar on Tuesday, has been developed by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI). The institute was designated as the State … Read more

22-23.07.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Water projects to be taken up for Ramanagaram, Channapatna   The government would take up projects worth at least ₹700 crore to provide drinking water to all rural households of Ramanagaram and Channapatna, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswmay.   According to Mr. Kumaraswamy, an order on offering support price to cross breed and bivoltine … Read more

21.07.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   New Electronic Voting Machines manufacturing facility inaugurated   Election Commissioner Sunil Arorainaugurated a new manufacturing facility for EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) production at Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL),in Braille EPI Cards (Electors Photo Identity Card) were distributed for the first time in Karnataka to four visually impaired voters.           INTERNATIONAL     Myanmar joins … Read more

20.07.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Election Commissioner Inaugurates a new Manufacturing Facility For EVM Production   The Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora visited Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore.   BEL has established state-of-the-art secure manufacturing facilities for manufacture of digital certified EVM/VVPATs as per the advise of Technical Experts Committee of ECI. Shri Sunil Arora also reviewed the status … Read more