30.11.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     EVMs could replace ballots in local body polls in Karnataka   The State Election Commission (SEC) was looking forward to replacing ballots with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the local body elections in Karnataka.   The SEC had sent a ₹75 crore proposal to the State government to procure EVMs for the … Read more

29.11.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     6% growth in economy to help close loan-waiver scheme by July next   Though the State government, which has announced commencement of farm loan waiver process from December 5, has committed for a four-instalment repayment scheme to banks, it believes that the current growth rate in the economy and inflation adjusted growth … Read more

28.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   ·        Karnataka Government and Numa launched DataCity urban challenge in Bengaluru ð  Karnataka government in partnership with start-up accelerator Numa, launched an initiative called ‘DataCity’ in Bengaluru. ð  It will be jointly organised by Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and French utility company Suez. About DataCity: ð  It will be a 7-month … Read more

27.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Bengaluru’s proposed 102km elevated corridor to cost 26,000 cr   Bengaluru’s Elevated Corridor Project, covering a distance of 102 kilometreswith six corridors, is estimated to cost between ₹25,000 and ₹26,000 The proposed elevated corridors along with the Peripheral Ring Road are proposed as the answers to decongest the city’s roads. The project, expected to be completed … Read more

26.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Signs $75 Million Loan to Improve Urban Services in 4 Karnataka Towns   Government of India and the Asian Development Bank signed a $75 million loan here to provide 24 x7 water supply in Karnataka’s four coastal towns of Kundapura, Mangalore Puttur and Udupi and … Read more

24-25.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   ·        Farmers in Karnataka increase income through e-trading ð  Farmers in Karnataka are banking on technology to market their produce and double their income. They have been realising 38% to 40% per cent more income with the help of the e-trading interface, Unified Market Platform (UMP) run by Rashtriya e-Market Services, to facilitate bulk online … Read more

23.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka becomes 26th open defecation free state   The state government on Monday declared Karnataka as open defecation free (ODF) state after announcing that all the 72. 2 lakh rural households are provided with individual toilets. With this, Karnataka became 26th state to achieve the ODF status after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the … Read more

22.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Biometric attendance system to be installed in all govt. colleges   In an attempt to clamp down on students playing truant from class, and reduce teacher absenteeism, the Higher Education Department has decided to instal biometric attendance system in all government colleges in the State by the end of this academic year. … Read more

21.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA       mulling over having its own crop insurance scheme   In the light of problems farmers are facing with the current insurance scheme, the State government is mulling over having its own crop insurance scheme for farmers in the State on the lines of Bihar.   As many as 25 crops in … Read more

20.11.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka roads claimed over 43,000 lives in four years   Government data shows 43,050 people have died on Karnataka’s roads from 2014 to 2017, an average of 29.4 deaths per day.   The number of road deathsincreased from 10,452 in 2014 to 10,856 in 2015 and 11,133 in 2016; it saw a marginal drop … Read more