30.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   At 14%, Karnataka has most teacher vacancies in south India Karnataka has the highest number of teacher vacancies in secondary (classes 9 and 10) and higher secondary (classes 11 and 12) institutions among south Indian states. According to the ministry of human resources development, of the 65,064 sanctioned posts, 9,018 are vacant in Karnataka. While Kerala … Read more

29.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka to have children’s budget from 2020-2021   The state government will unveil a special child budget from the next financial year. All departments have been told to prepare a separate budget statement that focuses exclusively on children’s schemes. The government decided to introduce a budget for children from 2020-21. All departments will need … Read more

28.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka’s first detention centre for illegal immigrants to open in January   Amid rising concerns over the introduction of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship bill, Karnataka is gearing up to launch its first detention centre for illegal immigrants.   The Union government plans to establish detention centres in all states before introducing … Read more

27.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka government may revive ITC’s waste project in Chikkamagaluru The government is likely to rescind its decision to scrap consumer goods conglomerate ITC Limited’s CSR initiative to work with Chikkamagaluru city municipal council (CMC) in managing the Malnad town’s solid waste. ITC claimed the project envisaged enabling segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste at … Read more

26.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   New scheme to protect heritage sites in Karnataka   A new scheme named Samrakshana will be launched next year to protect various heritage sites across Karnataka. The project is likely to be announced in the next year’s budget after consultation with chief minister B S Yediyurappa. The project envisages protection of 25,000 structures across … Read more

24-25.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Kannadigas get priority in private sector jobs in Karnataka   Private sector companies in Karnataka must give priority to Kannadigas in recruitment to their clerical and shop floor jobs.   The government on Saturday issued a notification to this effect, revising rules governing recruitment in industries under the Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules … Read more

23.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   59% voter turnout in Karnataka bypolls   The crucial byelection to 15 Karnataka assembly constituencies that would have a bearing on the stability of the B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government saw an estimated 66.49 per cent voter turnout and was by and large peaceful.   According to the figures available, the highest turnout of 90.44 … Read more

22.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   With over 14k cases, Karnataka tops dengue list in the country Over 35,079 cases of dengue have been reported from across the six states in south India till October this year, with the maximum number of them coming from Karnataka.   Karnataka tops the list of the states that has reported the maximum number of … Read more

21.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Bengaluru police sets up separate wing to enhance women security Bengaluru police have set up a separate wing for women, strengthened the helpline and improvised its mobile app ‘BCP Suraksha’ in the wake of the gang rape and murder of a woman veterinarian in Telangana. Their only work is to see how to enhance … Read more

20.11.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Sanjivani pays 75% dues to Karnataka cane farmers   Karnataka-based sugarcane farmers have decided to call off their proposed agitation after Sanjivani Cooperative Sugar Factory cleared a major portion of unpaid dues.   The farmers had planned to block Goan canes from being transported to Khanapur sugar factory. However, the decision to … Read more