29-30.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   CM Grameena Sumarga’ for rural roads   To maintain the prioritised 24,246 km of rural black-topped roads in motorable condition, the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) has come up with ‘Chief Minister Grameena Sumarga’ project.   Under the project, over 20,000 km of roads would be reconstructed or re-asphalted, depending … Read more

28.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka govt bans mobile towers within 50 meters of schools and hospitals   Karnataka, in a first of its kind move, has brought into effect a Telecommunication Infrastructure Towers Regulations 2019 to regulate the mushrooming of mobile towers in the state.   Under the new regulations, all mobile towers besides schools, religious buildings, hospitals and … Read more

27.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   MAHE is the top private Indian university in QS World Rankings   Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) emerged the top-ranked private university in India in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking 2020 in the 16th edition of the rankings, Manipal figures in the 701-750 band, up from 750-800 last year, among the … Read more

26.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka govt to start ‘sand bazaars’ to ensure easy availability of sand   In order to ensure easy availability of sand, contain sand mafia and regulate the sand business, the state government will soon set up sand bazaars (markets) across the state.   Sand buyers will have to register their mobile numbers with the … Read more

25.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     ·         Karnataka’s growing expertise in dragon fruit cultivation ð  Karnataka is fast emerging as the country’s leader in dragon-fruit cultivation, which is spread over 1,000 acres in the State. ð  Not only that, the State has become a knowledge bank for the cultivation of the exotic fruit as scientists of the Hessarghatta-based … Read more

23-24.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Bengaluru-Mysuru highway project likely to be completed by 2020   The ambitious 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru highway project will be completed by 2020.   The work to convert the highway is in progress and efforts will be made to complete the project by December next year.   The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has … Read more

21.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka government to attract on-call private doctors with fee hike   Karnataka has decided to bring the on-call fees given to doctors on par with the private sector.   The health department has empowered deputy commissioners to constitute Arogya Raksha Samithis involving physicians, surgeons, paediatricians, gynaecologists and other specialists, who will visit taluk and district hospitals … Read more

20.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mobile app to survey 2.2 crore farm plots in kharif, rabi seasons   With conventional methods of crop survey reporting glaring differences between the estimation and actual production of crops or loss across Karnataka, the State Cabinet on Friday decided to conduct a crop survey of all farm plots through a mobile phone app during … Read more

19.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   CM plans village stay in every district   Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said he would hold Grama Vaastavya (village stay) programme in different villages, covering all the 30 districts in the State.   Similar programmes would be held in all districts and the purpose was reaching out to the last person in the … Read more

18.06.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka’s health index score improves marginally   Karnataka’s health index ranking has marginally improved taking the State to the eighth position in 2017-18 from ninth last year, as per NITI Aayog Health Index rankings released for all States and Union Territories in the country on Tuesday.   The State’s overall score on various … Read more