30.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA One in three school students lacks internet access in Karnataka     More than 31.3 lakh students in Karnataka don’t have digital devices, 37.8 lakh lack internet access and 8.7 lakh have no television or radio in their homes, said a government report on Thursday. The department of public instruction released the report, which details gadget … Read more

29.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka village panchayat turns role model for 100% vaccination   Tinthani village panchayat in Karnataka’s Yadgir district has been declared as the first village panchayat in the state to achieve 100% Covid vaccination. All 4,200 eligible persons have been vaccinated within its limits in an all-out effort. Yadgir district is considered one of the most backward districts … Read more

27-28.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Sharp rise in child abuse cases in Karnataka amid Covid   Children continue to be vulnerable on all fronts. While they may be less susceptible to the virus, the pandemic has unleashed an uptick in cases of child abuse. Data shared by the Karnataka Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KCPCR) has revealed that children below 18 years … Read more

26.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka: MSMEs grapple with surge in raw material cost, manpower crunch   The Covid-induced lockdown imposed for prolonged periods has dealt a massive blow to the fortunes of thousands of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), with many of them staring into endless pits of despair. Despite the restrictions being eased gradually and the … Read more

25.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka: Private unaided schools demand RTE funds   Private unaided schools, which are facing a financial crisis because of the pandemic, have asked the state government to release the Right to Education (RTE) funds.   Last month, chief minister BS Yediyurappa had announced a onetime Covid relief of Rs 5,000 each for staffers, and these … Read more

24.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka: Farmland registration up 67% after reforms   For the longest time, the agricultural land market in Karnataka saw little movement, archaic land ceiling laws being a major reason. But over the past six months, transactions have surged, resulting in a revenue mop-up for the government.   Farmland sales prices are up 5-15% in six … Read more

23.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Karnataka to set up memorial for corona warriors   The state government will build a Covid-19 memorial at Arogya Soudha on Magadi Road to honour healthcare workers who died during the pandemic, health minister K Sudhakar said. He participated in the Doctors’ Day celebration at the health and family welfare department’s headquarters.     Members of … Read more

22.06.21 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   US-based battery firm to invest Rs 4,000 crore in Karnataka   S-based C4V, a leading company in the lithium-ion cell manufacturing sector, is willing to invest over Rs 4,000 crore in the state in the electric battery manufacturing sector, Karnataka Medium and Large Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar said. A lithium-ion battery or Li-ion battery is … Read more