31.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka govt can now enforce quota for Kannadigas in pvt sector   The Karnataka government now enjoys powers to invoke law and intervene if private industries do not implement the rule of providing Kannadigas employment on priority in clerical and housekeeping jobs. The cabinet amendment to Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules, 1961, is a watered-down version … Read more

30.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka sees 1,000% jump in graft cases; India’s highest   The number of corruption cases in Karnataka saw a massive jump of more than 1,000% in 2017 compared to the previous year, say data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) last week. This is the highest increase registered in such cases across India. The state … Read more

29.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   ·       56% decline in Karnataka’s maternal mortality rate, thanks to Singapore initiative ð The maternal mortality rate (MMR) in Karnataka has come down by 56% in five years. While 143 women died for every 1 lakh deliveries in Karnataka in 2014, the number stands at 62 in 2019, according to data with the government. ð … Read more

27-28.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   An all-new midday meal menu for students in Karnataka Children across the State can look forward to a new menu for their midday meal. The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has revised the fare to include more vegetables and greens, with the aim of ensuring that the food served is more nutritious. It … Read more

26.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka state to establish bioincubator at MAHE Government of Karnataka will establish a centre for bioincubator (Technology Business Incubator, TBI) at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal on October 25. The Bioincubator Centre will be a joint effort of MAHE and Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services, Karnataka. Recently, Karnataka was declared as … Read more

25.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka sees third highest prison suicides: NCRB   Karnataka stood third in the country and tied with Tamil Nadu in South India for the highest number of unnatural prison deaths in 2017, according to the latest report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The total number of unnatural deaths in prisons across the country increased by … Read more

24.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   In boost to women’s safety, state cabinet approves 16,000 CCTV cameras in Bengaluru In a bid to enhance safety measures for women in Bengaluru, the state cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to install 16,120 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, safety lights and emergency buttons across the city. Each CCTV camera will have … Read more

23.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka: 4 districts with over 90% immunization cover to be rewarded   Four districts in Karnataka that have achieved more than 90% immunization coverage during 2017-18 are all set to rewarded by the Union health ministry. Districts such as Bagalkot, Kalburgi, Bengaluru (urban), Belagavi which conducted immunization among children during intensified mission Indradanush are recognised by … Read more

22.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Labour benefits for gig economy staff   The State government will work towards framing guidelines for the emerging ‘gig economy’ comprising cab aggregators, food delivery platforms and e-commerce firms to ensure all relevant labour benefits for those working in the sector,   The firms claim the workers are freelancers, but for all practical … Read more

20-21.10.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Karnataka’s first Aadhaar Seva Kendra opens in Basavanagudi Availing Aadhaar services just got easier in the city. Karnataka’s first Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK) operated by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has begun operations at Basavanagudi in south Bengaluru.   The centre can process up to 1,000 Aadhaar enrolment and updation applications per day. Residents can also book online … Read more