30-31.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

  KARNATAKA   Centre of excellence on millets to come up on CFTRI campus   A centre of excellence and an incubation centre on millets would come up on the CFTRI campus, at a cost of ₹15 crore and in collaboration with the State government. The centre will work on bringing out millet-based technology for … Read more

29.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mysuru to be air-linked to Kochi in April   Mysuru, which is already air-linked to Chennai, will soon be connected to Kochi as well.   Though the date for the start of services was not mentioned in the release, sources at the Mysuru airport said air services will become operational between the two … Read more

28.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka set to choke Krishna flows into TS, AP   As the two Telugu States — Telangana and Andhra Pradesh — are grappling with the issues in Krishna water sharing among themselves and continue their arguments before the Brijesh Kumar Tribunal to finalise their share, neighbouring Karnataka is quietly getting ready to … Read more

27.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   BESCOM plans to use Solar energy to power electric vehicle   Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom)is looking toutilise solar energy to power electric vehicle charging stations. The aim is to ensure that clean transport is driven by clean energy. Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL)   KPTCL is the sole electricity transmission and distribution company in the state … Read more

26.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Paralympics high jumper Girish Gowda named as Ambassador of Karnataka LS Elections   Silver Medalist in Paralympic high jump, Girish Gowda has been appointed as the ambassador of Karnataka Lok Sabha Elections 2019. He represented India in men’s high jump F-42 category during 2012 Summer Paralympics games held in London, where he clinched the silver … Read more

24-25.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Centre has set up Yarn bank in Karnataka for weavers of Mysore Powerloom Silk Manufacturers Cooperative Society   In order to avoid fluctuation in yarn prices, Ministry of Textiles started Yarn bank, a first of its kind in Karnataka, to help thousand of weavers at the Mysore Powerloom Silk Manufacturers Cooperative Society by ensuring … Read more

23.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   EV charging stations to be established in Bengaluru   In order to reduce the burden for the electric vehicle users who hunt for charging stations in the city Electric Vehicles charging Stationshas been planned to be established in Bengaluru, Andhra Pradesh. The 112 EV charging stations that have been proposed to provide the infrastructure needed to … Read more

21-22.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Facebook announces AI for a social good summit   Facebook said it’s ‘AI for India Summit’ will be organised on March 26, 2019, in Bengaluru.   The summit focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges.   The Summit will bring together key representatives from the AI (Artificial … Read more

20.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Indias to fight hypothermia, Bracelets from Bengaluru saving babies in Papua New Guinea   Bempuis made in India Hypothermia alert device and the Bempu was invented in 2016 by Bengaluru-based Ratul Narain, who is an alumnus of Stanford University. Currently, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)is using the device extensively in PNG, … Read more

19.03.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Bengaluru FC crowned ISL champions for the first time   Bengaluru FC clinched their maiden Indian Super League title as Rahul Bheke found a championship-winning header in the final against FC Goa   The two teams were locked 0-0 after 90 minutes.   FC Goa’s Ferran Corominas, with 16 goals, wins the Indian … Read more