31.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Singapore Tops Asia In Dell Global Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2019, Bengaluru Top Indian City   According to the latest “Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2019”,sponsored by Dell and conducted by London-based global information provider, IHS Markit, The Singapore tops in Asian city ranked at 21st position. Indian cities Bangalore(Karnataka) and Delhi ranked 43rd (7th in Asia) … Read more

30.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka second in tiger numbers, but data very robust: Experts   Karnataka has the second highest number of tigers in the country as its population increased from 406 in 2014 to 524 as per the 2018 census announced.   The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) report ‘Status of Tigers in India 2018’ was … Read more

28-29.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   With 9 services under Sakala, Bescom bound to act on time   Nine services of the power utility were recently brought under the ambit of the Sakala Act, which guarantees time-bound delivery of government services.   Snapping of electrical wires, line breakdowns, distribution failures, meter-related complaints, application for new connections, additional load, transfer of … Read more

27.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Karnataka CM In Karnataka, BJP state President BS Yeddyurappa took oath as Chief Minister.   Yeddyurappa will be sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for the fourth time.   The BJP’s stake to form government in the state comes after an anxious few days, … Read more

26.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Mysuru among 20 destinations identified to develop tourism   The island town of Srirangapatana, the heritage sites of Belur and Halebid, and Mysuru are among the 20 destinations identified by the State government for the comprehensive development of tourism promotion in the first phase.   The blueprint and the detailed project reports are in … Read more

25.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   16,583 children are still out of school in Karnataka   The high court has sought for submission of a further status report regarding out of school children by September 4. This was after the court was informed that 16,853 children are still said to be out of school and 31.1 per cent of them are … Read more

24.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Kumaraswamy govt. loses trust vote   The 14-month Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka collapsed on Tuesday, with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy losing the confidence motion on the floor of the Assembly by six votes.   In a House of 225 MLAs (including one nominated member) 20 MLAs were not present at the time of voting. The … Read more

23.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka to revise anganwadi syllabus after two decades   After a gap of nearly 20 years, the Karnataka government has finally started the process of revising the curriculum for its anganwadis. The new version of the ‘chilipili’ curriculum will be implemented in 65,000 anganwadis from next year. The revision is being done by a joint … Read more

21-22.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Sterilisation deaths could hit Karnataka family planning efforts More than three lakh women who undergo family planning surgeries in the state each year, with fatal consequences for 12 to 15. There were 15 deaths in 2015-16, 14 in 2016-17, 13 in 2017-18 and 12 in 2018-19, according to data from the state health … Read more

20.07.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mysuru connects to Goa, Hyderabad and Kochi by air   A decade after the Mysuru airport is opened for commercial flights, direct flights have been launched between Mysuru and Panjim in Goa. Given that the Mysuru airport is facing competition from the newly opened international terminal at Kannur in Kerala, the direct flights are expected … Read more