29-30.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Now, transport department wants bus ticketing platforms to obtain licence   The transport department has ordered online bus ticketing platforms including RedBus to obtain a licence. The move is being seen as an attempt to rein in private bus operators from fleecing passengers, especially Read More …

18.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Chinese tourists take to election tourism in Mysuru   A new kind of tourism- Election tourism – has been attracting foreign tourists to India recently.   Tour operators are approaching foreign tourists who are interested in watching from up close the election Read More …

31.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA More departments at Central University planned   Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Karnataka at Kalaburagi H.M. Maheshwaraiah has said that the University, which had 21 departments, plans to add more departments in the coming years and infrastructure had been Read More …

30.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Pesticide-free’ poly-houses are catching on   At a time when all things “organic” is the buzzword, poly-houses are becoming a cause for concern due to high pesticide residues in the produce following indiscriminate use of chemicals.   In fact, Read More …

29.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Proposal to increase retirement age of lecturers in government colleges   The Department of Higher Education certainly thinks so, and has proposed to increase the retirement age of degree college lecturers from 60 to 62 years, and for university Read More …

28.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Transport Department notifies scheme to give monopoly to State-run services          The Transport Department has issued a draft notification on the ‘New Comprehensive Area Scheme for the entire State of Karnataka’, which will enable State transport undertakings (STUs) such Read More …

27.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Only 350 of Bengaluru’s 73 lakh vehicles run on CNG   It’s been 18 months since the city got its first Compressed Natural Gas(CNG) station, yet only around 350 vehicles are currently plying on the alternative fuel. Bengaluru is home to 73 Read More …

25-26.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Government tweaks minority college admission rule   Schools seeking the tag of minority educational institutions should have at least 25% of their total number of students in an academic year from the religious or linguistic minority community, according to Read More …

24.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA I-T net collection in Karnataka, Goa to cross Rs 1 lakh crore this year   The net collection of income tax (I-T) from Karnataka and Goa region will cross Rs 1 lakh crore for the first time.   As on date, the department Read More …

23.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka election to be webcast, monitored in Bengaluru and Delhi   The Karnataka assembly polls are set to go hi-tech with plans afoot to digitize the entire process, from managing electoral rolls to monitoring polling stations, through Internet Protocol (IP)-based webcasting Read More …